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Joan Rivers remembered at star-studded funeral

September 8, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Rosie O’Donnell speaks with attendees as she leaves a funeral service for comedian Joan Rivers at Temple Emanu-El in New York Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014. Rivers died Thursday at 81. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle) NEW YORK (AP) — Howard Stern delivered the eulogy, Broadway singer-actress Audra McDonald sang “Smile” and bagpipers played “New...

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9/11 museum shows SEAL’s shirt from bin Laden raid

September 8, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Sept. 5, 2014 photo provided by the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, a brick from the compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, where bin Laden was captured and killed, is shown behind a glass case at the museum in New York. The brick, a special...

Hawks’ owner Levenson to sell interest in team

September 8, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this April 26, 2014, file photo, Atlanta Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson cheers from the stands in the second half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Indiana Pacers in Atlanta. Levenson said Sunday, Sept. 7,...

Idaho, Nevada, Hawaii gay marriage cases in court

September 8, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this July 19, 2014 file photo, Sari Van Poelje, in red, dances with Katharina during their commitment ceremony given by Elvis tribute artist Michael Conti, left, at the Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas. Gay marriage isn’t legal...

Border Patrol: Leave law enforcement to the pros

September 8, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Sept. 5, 2014 photo, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine agent looks for signs along trail while on patrol near the Texas-Mexico border near McAllen, Texas. Since illegal immigration spiked in the Rio Grande Valley this summer, the...

Monkey study: Ebola vaccine works, needs booster

September 8, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This undated handout photo provided by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and GlaxoSmithKline (NIAID/GSK) shows a vaccine candidate, in a vial, that will be used in human Ebola trials. The hope is that the first human safety...

Churches urge high court to act on gay marriage

September 7, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This photo taken on Monday, May 12, 2014, shows the certificate of marriage presented to Kathy Chambery, and her partner, Marilyn Haring of 23 years, after they were married at Magistrate Court in Santa Fe, N.M. More than half of marriage...

Obama defends decision to delay immigration action

September 7, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this June 30, 2014, file photo President Barack Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joe Biden, pauses while making an announcement about immigration reform in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. Then the president said he was...

Memoir puts abortion back in Texas governor’s race

September 7, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Aug. 26, 2014, file photo, Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis presents her new education policy during a stop at Palo Alto College in San Antonio. Davis reveals in a new campaign memoir called “Forgetting to be...

California homes lack water meters during drought

September 7, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, Julie Kaiser explains why she let her front lawn die of thirst during an interview in Fresno, Calif. Kaiser doesn’t have a water meter on her home of 36 years, but her water service, Bakman Water Co., says that...