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Political corruption museum could become Albany tourism draw

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A resident of New York's capital city has an unusual economic development plan to harness what he says is one of Albany's most abundant renewable resources: political corruption.

Last Updated on Saturday, 28 November 2015

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Suspect in custody after shooting at Planned Parenthood

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A gunman burst into a Planned Parenthood clinic and opened fire, launching several gunbattles and an hourslong standoff with police as patients and staff took cover under furniture and inside locked rooms. By the time the shooter surrendered, three people were killed — including a police officer — and nine others were wounded, authorities said.

Last Updated on Saturday, 28 November 2015

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Gaiman returns to comics with 'Sandman: Overture'

Neil Gaiman is one of the world's beloved writers and could probably work on any project he wants. And what he wanted to do is go back to his roots in the comic book world.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 November 2015

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After Paris, US political shift on privacy vs. security

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Paris attacks have renewed debate on the U.S. government's post-Sept. 11 domestic surveillance laws, leading to efforts to revive the issue on Capitol Hill and handing Marco Rubio an opening against Ted Cruz in the Republican presidential race.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 November 2015

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Strikes on IS city, focus of international campaign, kill 8

 

BEIRUT (AP) — A new wave of airstrikes targeting the Syrian city of Raqqa, the headquarters of the extremist Islamic State group and the focus of an international military campaign, killed at least eight people, including five children, Syrian opposition groups said Friday.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 November 2015

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Kids making oral history with StoryCorps holiday project

High school students across the country are making oral history this week by recording interviews with their elders in an unprecedented effort to stockpile wisdom for the ages.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 November 2015

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Super Bowl of shopping starts

The Super Bowl of shopping had an early start again this year, but the game isn't over yet.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 November 2015

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Chicago awaits more protests over police shooting

 

CHICAGO (AP) — The white officer who shot a black Chicago teen 16 times has been charged with murder and jailed. The graphic video of the slaying has been made public. And in the hours after the footage was released, protesters seemed to honor pleas for restraint.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 November 2015

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