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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi is still peeved over Republicans' decision to ask the leader of Israel — an archenemy of Iran — to address Congress in March right in the middle of delicate negotiations with Tehran over its nucl ...more

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bernice Gordon, a prolific crossword constructor whose puzzles were published in major newspapers and brain-teaser books, has died at the age of 101.Gordon died at her Philadelphia home early Thursday, her son Jim Lanard conf ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Twice this month, the White House has publicly grappled with the politically fraught language of terrorism.In the days after a deadly terror spree in Paris, President Barack Obama was criticized for purposely avoiding calling t ...more

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A pair of American and Russian pilots has traveled farther and longer in a gas balloon than anyone in history, trying to eliminate any remaining debate over a century of records in long-distance ballooning.The Two Eagles ...more

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HOUSTON (AP) — The family of a Texas man who might be the latest victim of exploding automobile air bags made by Takata Corp. of Japan has filed a lawsuit in connection with his death.The lawsuit alleges 35-year-old Carlos Solis died on Jan. 18 ...more

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A private company finally will be able to drill legally for oil at Teapot Dome, a remote Wyoming oilfield that remains best known for a political scandal that embroiled the administration of President Warren G. Harding in the earl ...more

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LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania prosecutor says he'll seek the death penalty against a man accused of sexually assaulting and killing a sixth-grade math teacher during a burglary at her home.Lancaster County District Attorney Craig Stedman ...more

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PHOENIX (AP) — Tickets for the Super Bowl are in hot demand and running for several thousand dollars, but some Arizona elected officials are getting the perk of going for free or at face value.The NFL, Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee and busin ...more

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Restaurant servers and other tipped workers in New York state would make $7.50 an hour before tips under a proposal recommended by a state wage board FridayThe proposal from the state Wage Board would go into effect Dec. 31 i ...more

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DENVER (AP) — The killer in an 18-year-old murder mystery was shielded by his mother until his own death, Denver police said Friday.Police said Jonathan Clinton, then 20, was a suspect at the time in a case that drew wide public attention in Den ...more