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Posted on: Monday, January 18, 2016 - 4:55am
NEW YORK (AP) — Scholastic is pulling a new picture book about George Washington and his slaves amid objections it sentimentalizes a brutal part of American history. "A Birthday Cake for ... READ MORE »

Posted on: Sunday, January 17, 2016 - 4:00am
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is expanding its staff ahead of expected legislative debates on transgender and women's issues. The... READ MORE »

Posted on: Sunday, January 17, 2016 - 4:00am
DETROIT (AP) — President Barack Obama signed an emergency declaration Saturday that clears the way for federal aid for Flint, Michigan, which is undergoing a drinking water crisis. The... READ MORE »

Posted on: Sunday, January 17, 2016 - 4:00am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Saturday proposed changes to the U.S. unemployment insurance system that he says would offer more security to the jobless and encourage... READ MORE »

Posted on: Saturday, January 16, 2016 - 7:11am
CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — A city official who wanted to include an elderly woman in a photo op about a snow shoveling program persuaded a middle-aged man to dress up in a wig, earrings,... READ MORE »

Posted on: Saturday, January 16, 2016 - 7:05am
HALEIWA, Hawaii (AP) — Rescuers searched choppy waters on Friday where debris was sighted after two Marine Corps helicopters carrying six crew members each crashed off the Hawaiian island... READ MORE »

Posted on: Saturday, January 16, 2016 - 6:57am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The small-town Tennessee couple that bought one of three magic tickets splitting the world-record $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot says they don't plan to quit their... READ MORE »

Posted on: Friday, January 15, 2016 - 5:13am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Even a jackpot isn't enough to buy anonymity for many lottery winners, whose names are often made public by state law. But now it's becoming increasingly possible... READ MORE »

Posted on: Friday, January 15, 2016 - 5:09am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronomers have discovered the brightest star explosion ever, a super supernova that easily outshines our entire Milky Way. An international team revealed "the... READ MORE »

Posted on: Friday, January 15, 2016 - 5:04am
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The rivalry between the Republican Party's two leading candidates for president intensified in Thursday's debate, which featured the most rollicking action to... READ MORE »

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