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Clinton feels good, says she didn’t pass out during stumble

September 12, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said Monday that she’s feeling better since falling ill at a 9/11 memorial ceremony, but she never lost consciousness and didn’t think her pneumonia diagnosis was significant enough to disclose beforehand. “I just didn’t think it was going to be that big a...

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Ohio University removing Ailes’ name, returning gift

September 12, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Officials say the name of Roger Ailes will be removed from a newsroom at Ohio University and a gift to the school will be returned as a result of the sexual harassment allegations against the former Fox News chairman. University...

2 gymnasts allege sex abuse by doctor for USA Gymnastics

September 12, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two gymnasts, including a member of the 2000 U.S. women’s Olympic team, say they were sexually abused by a former longtime doctor for USA Gymnastics, court documents and interviews show. Dr. Larry Nassar, 53, who worked for decades...

Dismantling of gazebo where Tamir Rice was shot set to begin

September 12, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

CLEVELAND (AP) — A gazebo where a 12-year-old black boy with a pellet gun was fatally shot by a white Cleveland police officer is expected to be dismantled beginning this week and shipped to a Chicago museum for display. The gazebo became a makeshift...

Hanjin cargo ship stranded off California finally unloads

September 10, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A Hanjin container ship that was stranded off the California coast for more than a week began unloading Saturday after a judge protected the global shipping giant from having its assets seized in the U.S. as it struggles to avoid...

Woman in iconic WWII Times Square kiss photograph dies at 92

September 10, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — The woman who was kissed by an ecstatic sailor in Times Square celebrating the end of World War II has died at the age of 92. Greta Zimmer Friedman’s son says his mother died Thursday at a hospital in Richmond, Virginia. She died from...

FDNY memorial held at St. Patrick’s to mark 9/11 anniversary

September 10, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — The 343 firefighters who died 15 years ago in the Sept. 11 attacks were honored Saturday at a St. Patrick’s Cathedral memorial service for acts of heroism that New York’s mayor said “most of us could not fathom.”...

Olympic fencer who wore hijab returns home to fanfare

September 10, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

MAPLEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Hundreds of people have turned out to welcome home an Olympic medalist who was the first U.S. athlete to compete while wearing a hijab. The people of Maplewood, New Jersey, held a parade and a special ceremony Saturday for fencer...

Official: Police chief investigated for illegal gun sales

September 9, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi police chief killed himself soon after learning that authorities were investigating allegations he illegally sold city-owned firearms, including an assault rifle, a sheriff’s official said Friday. Hancock...

Dozens of birds fall from sky; officials want to know why

September 9, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

BOSTON (AP) — Health officials are trying to figure out what caused dozens of birds to fall out of the sky onto a Boston neighborhood. City officials say 47 grackles were found Thursday in the city’s Dorchester neighborhood. Thirty-five of those birds...