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Who's John Jay? Scholars urge new look at forgotten founder
KATONAH, N.Y. (AP) -- The inner circle of founders has been set for as long as anyone can remember - Washington, Jefferson, Adams, Franklin, Hamilton and Madison....

Military recruits still not using American-made sneakers
BOSTON (AP) -- New Balance thinks the U.S. military is dragging its feet....

Jefferson's iconic U.Va. Rotunda amid $58 million face-lift
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Thomas Jefferson's Rotunda at the University of Virginia is ensnared in a spider's web of scaffolding these days, the focus of a $58.3 million renovation of the World Heritage Site....

BP to pay record $18.7 billion to states affected by spill
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- More than five years after the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history fouled beaches, coated seabirds in thick goo and threatened delicate marshes, BP has agreed to pay a record settlement to affected states in hopes of bringing an end to a legal drama that has cost the company billions....

Officials lift evacuation after Tennessee train derailment
MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Thousands of eastern Tennessee residents were returning home Friday after they were evacuated when a CSX train car carrying hazardous material derailed and caught fire....

US airline probe would need proof beyond business as usual
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As the Justice Department launches an investigation into possible collusion in the airline industry, experts say the government faces the burden of proving that carriers were deliberately signaling business decisions to each other....

APNewsBreak: Ohio looks overseas in search for lethal drugs
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Ohio has explored overseas options in its search for lethal injection drugs no longer available in the U.S. despite a court ruling that banned such purchases, records show....

Solar-powered plane lands in Hawaii after flight from Japan
KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) -- A plane powered by the sun's rays landed in Hawaii Friday after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan....

Bubba Watson to remove Confederate flag from 'General Lee'
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) -- Bubba Watson says he's painting over the Confederate flag on his car made popular in "The Dukes of Hazzard" television series....

San Francisco: No 'legal basis' to hold shooting suspect
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A lawyer for San Francisco's sheriff's office says it had no authority to honor an immigration detainer on a suspect in the shooting death of a woman at a popular tourist destination....

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San Francisco: No 'legal basis' to hold shooting suspect

UN says children being killed in Burundi's violence

2 badly burned bodies found in a car in a remote ravine

Florida bond hearing becomes reunion for childhood friends

Government: Accounting exec earned leniency in Madoff case

Police get tips on girl found dead in bag in Boston Harbor

Menendez prosecutors seek hearing on evidence

Early start to Northwest wildfire season; more danger ahead

US Senator pushes amendment to shift power back to states

Helicopter instructor, student pilot die in Oregon crash


 

 

 



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