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AP News - 16 hours ago

HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush is spending a fourth night in a Houston hospital where he's being treated after experiencing shortness of breath earlier this week.Family spokesman Jim McGrath said Friday evening the 90-year-old ...more

AP News - 17 hours ago

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Twelve potential jurors in the Colorado theater shooting case have been excused because they are prosecution witnesses, and another was dismissed because she works for the district attorney's office.The dismissals, made ...more

AP News - 17 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has been fined $11,050 by the NFL for an inappropriate gesture while scoring a touchdown against Arizona last Sunday night.Lynch appeared to grab at his groin as he leaped into the end ...more

AP News - 17 hours ago

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri became the first state Friday to have an average statewide gas price fall below $2 per gallon since 2009, while Oklahoma's average was expected to drop below that threshold sometime over the weekend, according to AAA. ...more

AP News - 17 hours ago

Wall Street's "Santa Claus" rally kept delivering gifts a day after Christmas.The Dow Jones industrial average, Standard & Poor's 500 index and the Russell 2000 index of small-company stocks closed at all-time highs on Friday.The mode ...more

AP News - 17 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Christmas came on time this year for most people.After FedEx and UPS failed to deliver some presents in time for Christmas last year, the two package carriers improved their performance this holiday season.FedEx delivered ...more

AP News - 17 hours ago

U.S. stocks are posting modest gains after a quiet, post-holiday day of trading.The Dow Jones industrial average rose 23 points, or 0.1 percent, to close at 18,053 Friday.The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose six points, or 0.3 percent ...more

AP News - 18 hours ago

LEVITTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Police say a pickup truck has crashed through a Philadelphia-area home, ending up near the bed of a 93-year-old hospice patient who later died.Authorities in Bucks County say the truck inflicted heavy damage on the Bristol ...more

AP News - 18 hours ago

CINCINNATI (AP) — Three boys who spent the night with their grandmother so she wouldn't be alone on Christmas died with her Friday morning as a fire engulfed her home, authorities said.Fayette County coroner Dr. Dennis Mesker said the badly burn ...more

AP News - 19 hours ago

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A destination devoted to entertaining visitors every single day can't just throw any old party to ring in the New Year.For one night only, about 340,000 people spending some $226 million are expected to crowd the Strip and downt ...more