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  • New York preservationists, officials square off over concrete boxes

    New York preservationists, officials square off over concrete boxes
    From the beginning, the hulking edifice drew furrowed brows in Goshen, a lovingly preserved town with a harness racing museum, village green and buildings harking back to the Revolutionary War. On a Main Street lined with brick colonial and Victorian...
  • Former House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert's indictment resurrects Mark Foley scandal

    Former House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert's indictment resurrects Mark Foley scandal
    Allegations that J. Dennis Hastert paid hush money to cover up years-old sexual misconduct have put a new light on criticism that, as House speaker, he failed to take action against a congressman who was making improper advances toward underage male...
  • Ferguson Police Department from interim chief's point of view

    Ferguson Police Department from interim chief's point of view
    Alan "Al" Eickhoff, interim police chief in Ferguson, Mo., took over the embattled department in March after former Chief Tom Jackson resigned amid investigations into how police handled the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Eickhoff, 59, had...
  • Rick Perry, humble and under indictment, announces second White House run

    Rick Perry, humble and under indictment, announces second White House run
    When Rick Perry made a late entry into the 2012 presidential race, he quickly surged to the top of the crowded Republican field. It turned out to be the high point of his candidacy. Less than three weeks after the voting started, the Texas governor...
  • Cleveland reaches settlement with Justice Department over police conduct

    Cleveland reaches settlement with Justice Department over police conduct
    The Justice Department and Cleveland officials have agreed to settle a case alleging widespread misconduct by the city's police, the first such agreement reached under the new attorney general, Loretta Lynch, who took office last month. Under the...
  • American slaves' origins live on in Alabama's Africatown

    American slaves' origins live on in Alabama's Africatown
    For miles, north of downtown Mobile, industrial compounds march along the Mobile River. Enormous paper mills, oil companies, shipyards stand shoulder to shoulder. But hidden within them, there's something much smaller and older: a place called Africatown....
  • Texas universities seek curbs on new law allowing concealed guns on campus

    Texas universities seek curbs on new law allowing concealed guns on campus
    Just days after the Texas Senate voted to legalize concealed guns on college campuses, university officials and opponents of the bill are already thinking of ways to limit its reach. Although some university faculty members and students fought the...
  • As rain stops in Oklahoma and Texas, downriver states brace for flooding

    It finally stopped raining this week in Oklahoma and Texas, where a nearly nonstop series of storms resulted in deadly flooding and made for the wettest month in both states' recorded history. So what is happening to all that water? Some of it,...
  • The world's first vegan mini-mall. Yeah, you're in Portland

    The world's first vegan mini-mall. Yeah, you're in Portland
    Attention all vegan shoppers: You're definitely in the right place. Fish-free "toona"? Check. Sweet potato dog treats? Absolutely. Coconut bacon? Yep. And Bryan Zurek working the check-out stand — a 27-year-old who hasn't used an animal...
  • Democrats, several of them Californians, were 'Party of No' in House budget fight

    Democrats, several of them Californians, were 'Party of No' in House budget fight
    As a parade of budget proposals whizzed through Congress this year, Rep. Ami Bera and 30 other lawmakers voted, at the very least, consistently. No on the four Republican budget plans. No on the Democratic alternative. No on the Black Caucus budget....
  • Concrete? Coney Island fans say only wood will do for their beloved boardwalk

    Concrete? Coney Island fans say only wood will do for their beloved boardwalk
    On a rainy weekend in January, the Coney Island boardwalk was not the boardwalk of memory: no salty spray, no roller coaster clatter, no standing-room-only beach. Instead, it was damp, it was gray, and it was empty. And its age was showing. But...