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AP Exclusive: Letter that inspired Kerouac found

November 23, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's been called the letter that launched a literary genre — 16,000 amphetamine-fueled, stream-of-consciousness words written by Neal Cassady to his friend Jack Kerouac in 1950. more »»

Marion Barry remembered for love of DC

November 23, 2014

Marion Barry, who served four terms as the mayor of the District of Columbia and served on the D.. more »»

New Jersey looks at 'yes means yes' college policy

November 23, 2014

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — You think the attractive woman at the party who has been chatting you up all night is ready to take things to the next level. She seems to be throwing all the right signals. more »»

Marijuana advocates hope Maine goes legal next

November 23, 2014

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Marijuana advocates want to finally take their legalization drive — thus far the province of western states — to the Northeast, and they say the first state to do it... more »»

Health exchanges' finances face test in 2nd year

November 23, 2014

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The federal government shelled out billions of dollars to get health insurance marketplaces going in the 14 states that opted to run their own. more »»

Bay of Pigs vet, families seek billions from Cuba

November 23, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — Since the day in 1959 that Cuban government agents blackmailed his father into committing suicide, Gustavo Villoldo has been on an anti-Castro mission that included co-piloting a B-2... more »»

Shifting attitudes at play in Cosby allegations

November 23, 2014

Tamra Wade struggled mightily over whether to go to the police more than a decade ago, when, she says, a trusted professor forced himself on her in an empty classroom. more »»

Rhodes scholars named for 2015

November 23, 2014

The 32 American students chosen as Rhodes scholars for 2015, listed by geographical region:

District 1:

Noam Angrist, Brookline, Mass. more »»

Rhodes scholars for class of 2015 announced

November 23, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Rhodes Trust says 32 U.S. men and women have been named Rhodes scholars and will enter Oxford University next October. more »»

Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

November 23, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry, whose four terms were overshadowed by his 1990 arrest after being caught on videotape smoking crack cocaine, died Sunday morning. more »»

Ferguson prepares for grand jury decision

November 23, 2014

FERGUSON, M. more »»

Cleanup on, flood threat looms after huge NY snow

November 23, 2014

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Beth Bragg's home was spared the worst of a lake-effect storm that buried parts of the Buffalo area under more than 7 feet of snow. more »»

Family of NYC man killed by police seeks answers

November 23, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Stunned relatives of an unarmed man killed by a rookie police officer in a dark public housing stairwell looked on as the Rev. more »»

Cops: Naked suspect assaults man, 84, at airport

November 23, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — A naked man fell through the ceiling of a women's bathroom at Logan Airport on Saturday, then ran out of the restroom and viciously assaulted an elderly man while he was still in th... more »»

Bighorn sheep dies after escaping from LA Zoo

November 23, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A bighorn sheep escaped from the Los Angeles Zoo on Saturday and died after being struck by a driver who fled the scene, authorities said. more »»

Official: Man who killed deputy had made threats

November 23, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. more »»

Boston bombing victim going home after amputation

November 22, 2014

KATY, Texas (AP) — A woman injured in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing who had several surgeries before having part of her leg amputated recently was discharged from a rehab facility Saturday and... more »»

 
 
 

 

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