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  • Future of cleared Mankato football coach uncertain

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota college football coach said he wants to return to work now that a judge has dismissed prosecutors’ claims that video he took of his …


  • Judge dismisses porn case against Minn. coach

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota football coach sidelined by accusations of child pornography involving his own children reacted with relief Friday after a judge dismissed the case, saying he …


  • NYPD officer’s kindness sparks online sensation

    NEW YORK (AP) — A tourist’s snapshot of a New York City police officer giving new boots to a barefoot homeless man in Times Square has created an online sensation. …


  • House panel promises more aggressive VA oversight

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Veterans’ Affairs Committee warned the VA Wednesday to expect much more aggressive oversight in the coming months as lawmakers review the department’s conference and travel …


  • Murder trial tainted by media spectacle next door?

    JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois man convicted of killing his wife and three children is asking for a new trial, but not solely because of anything that happened in …


  • ‘Dallas’ star Larry Hagman dies in Texas

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Larry Hagman, whose predatory oil baron J.R. Ewing on television’s long-running nighttime soap opera “Dallas” became a symbol for 1980s greed and coaxed forth a Texas-sized …


  • Maine TV news co-anchors quit on the air

    BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Two news co-anchors for a Maine television station surprised viewers and colleagues by quitting on the air, later citing frustration with their management. Cindy Michaels and …


  • Kansas appeals court attorney fired over tweet

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas appeals court attorney was fired Monday after using foul language about the state’s former attorney general in comments she posted to Twitter last week. …


  • Storm-wrecked NY gay youth center gets quick help

    NEW YORK (AP) — It took only hours for Superstorm Sandy’s surging waters to destroy an emergency drop-in center for homeless gay youths. Four feet of water swamped the hallways …


  • Petraeus news hit Feinstein like ‘lightning bolt’

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The career of David Petraeus, the CIA director and renowned general, was derailed by allegedly vicious emails his paramour sent to another woman. Now the CIA, FBI …


  • He called it, and now Silver’s a pop-culture star

    NEW YORK (AP) — The other night, Nate Silver got a little taste of what things are going to be like for him, post-Election 2012. The 34-year-old statistician, unabashed numbers …


  • Many voters still blame Bush for bad economy

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Rising prices and chronic unemployment were heavy on the minds of voters Tuesday even as a glimmer of optimism peeked through. Four in 10 said the nation’s …


  • Survey: Economy remains top concern for voters

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Preliminary results from a national exit poll in Tuesday’s elections for The Associated Press and the television networks: ___


  • Exit poll shows economy still the top concern

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Rising prices and unemployment were heavy on the minds of voters Tuesday even as a glimmer of optimism peeked through, with 4 in 10 saying the nation’s …


  • Newspaper: 3 shot at Fresno, Calif., workplace

    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Three people were shot Tuesday at a workplace in Fresno, Calif., a newspaper reported. The shooting occurred at the Apple Valley Farms plant in the central …


  • Dizzying array of media streams spotlight election

    NEW YORK (AP) — The days of watching Election Night coverage on a single television set may soon be a quaint anachronism. Americans have an array of alternatives for following …


  • With offices out, NY Daily News keeps publishing

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Daily News got its Plan A and its Plan B eviscerated by Hurricane Sandy. The storm knocked out of commission the newspaper’s Manhattan main office …


  • Edwin Q. White, former AP Saigon chief, dies

    HONOLULU (AP) — Edwin Q. White, who served as Saigon bureau chief for The Associated Press as the U.S. committed massive numbers of combat troops to Vietnam, died before dawn …


  • Coast Guard hopeful about finding ship’s captain

    ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — The Coast Guard used ships and airplanes to search the Atlantic on Tuesday for the captain of the HMS Bounty, which went down during Hurricane …


  • 1 dead, captain missing after Sandy claims ship

    ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — When the Bounty set sail last week, the captain running the ship made famous in Hollywood adventure films believed he could navigate around Hurricane Sandy …


  • Brothers accused of killing NJ girl remain held

    WOODBURY, N.J. (AP) — Two teenage brothers accused of killing a 12-year-old New Jersey girl were ordered Friday to remain in a juvenile detention center, while the girl’s parents backed …


  • Family of slain NJ girl backs off search criticism

    WOODBURY, N.J. (AP) — Two teenage brothers accused of killing a 12-year-old girl in southern New Jersey were to have their first court appearance as the girl’s family backed away …


  • Defiant Texas AG wants to keep poll observers out

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Don’t mess with Texas elections. That’s the double-down message Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott delivered Thursday to international poll watchers who plan to come and observe …


  • Family of slain NJ girl silent on Facebook posts

    CLAYTON, N.J. (AP) — Relatives of a slain 12-year-old girl from southern New Jersey said Thursday they want to avoid jeopardizing the criminal case and will not comment on the …


  • Family on slain NJ girl silent on Facebook posts

    CLAYTON, N.J. (AP) — Relatives of a slain 12-year-old girl from southern New Jersey said Thursday they want to avoid jeopardizing the criminal case and will not comment on the …


  • Slain NJ girl’s family silent on Facebook exchange

    CLAYTON, N.J. (AP) — The family of a slain New Jersey girl says it won’t comment on the apparent Facebook exchange she had with one of the brothers accused of …


  • NYT defends incoming chief amid BBC scandal

    LONDON (AP) — The New York Times stood by its incoming chief Wednesday, even as questions about a BBC child sex abuse scandal followed him from one of Britain’s most …


  • Social nets grab ‘horses and bayonets’ debate line

    President Barack Obama countered Mitt Romney’s Big Bird and binders on Monday night with horses, bayonets and Battleship. Who won? The Internet, of course. Obama’s broadside reply to Romney’s shot …


  • Arlington Cemetery debuts new interactive map

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Arlington National Cemetery on Monday made available to the public a massive electronic database detailing the gravesites of the roughly 400,000 people buried there. Cemetery officials built …


  • San Diego media baron promotes conservative causes

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The new media barons of America’s eighth-largest city are upfront about wanting to use their newspaper to promote their agenda of downtown development and politically conservative …

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