Government and politics

A journalist looks out a broken window after a powerful bomb exploded outside private Greek television station Skai, in Faliro, Athens, on Monday, Dec, 17, 2018. Police said the blast occurred outside the broadcasters' headquarters near Athens after telephoned warnings prompted authorities to evacuate the building, causing extensive damage but no injuries. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
December 17, 2018 - 5:41 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A powerful bomb exploded early Monday outside the southern Athens headquarters of Greece's private Skai broadcaster, which has been strongly critical of government policies, damaging the glass-fronted building but causing no injuries. There was no immediate claim of...
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Catriona Gray of the Philippines, left, reacts as she is crowned the new Miss Universe 2018 by Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters during the final round of the 67th Miss Universe competition in Bangkok, Thailand, Monday, Dec. 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
December 16, 2018 - 11:58 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — The Philippines' Catriona Gray was named Miss Universe 2018 in a competition concluding Monday in Bangkok, besting contestants from 93 other countries and delighting her home nation. Gray wore a sparkling red dress she said was inspired by a volcano in the Philippines as she was...
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FILE- In this Oc. 29, 2014, file photo honoree Perry Sook, Chairman, President and CEO of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, attends the 24th Annual Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame Awards at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York. Nexstar is offering to buy Chicago’s Tribune Media for about $4 billion, four months after the collapse of a similar bid from Sinclair Broadcast Group. The offer Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, would make Nexstar, whose stations reach nearly 39 percent of all U.S. television households, the biggest operator of local TV stations in the U.S. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
December 03, 2018 - 9:36 am
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Nexstar offering to buy Chicago's Tribune Media for about $4 billion Monday, four months after the collapse of a similar bid from Sinclair Broadcast Group. The deal would make Nexstar, whose stations reach nearly 39 percent of all U.S. television households, the biggest...
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The Milestone Tracker phone app from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is displayed on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, in New York. The app was created to help parents recognize developmental delays. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane)
November 26, 2018 - 12:07 am
How many American children have autism? The U.S. government answers that question at least three different ways and says the latest estimate — 1 in 40 kids — doesn't necessarily mean the numbers are rising. The new number, published Monday in Pediatrics , is from one of three periodic surveys the...
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A sea gull flies off holding fish scraps near a former dock facility, with "Long Island" painted on old transfer bridges at Gantry State Park in the Long Island City section of the Queens Borough in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. Amazon announced Tuesday it has selected the Queens neighborhood as one of two sites for its headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
November 13, 2018 - 11:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — For more than a year, cities around the country waited in suspense over whether they'd be chosen as Amazon's second home. The online retail giant held the promise of 50,000 jobs and the possibility of changing their fortunes. So the 20 finalists dangled tax incentives, showcased...
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This photo provided by Jessica Crane shows Susan B. Anthony’s grave decorated with ‘I Voted’ stickers in Rochester, N.Y., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Voters showed up by the dozens to put their “I Voted” stickers on the headstone, an Election Day ritual that pays homage to the voting rights pioneer. (Jessica Crane via AP)
November 06, 2018 - 6:45 pm
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Voters showed up by the dozens to put their "I Voted" stickers on the headstone of Susan B. Anthony, an Election Day ritual that pays homage to the voting rights pioneer. Deborah L. Hughes, President and CEO of National Susan B. Anthony Museum and House, said there were...
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People line both sides of the street as they gather outside the Tree of Life Synagogue for a service on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, in Pittsburgh. About 100 people gathered in a cold drizzle for what was called a "healing service" outside the synagogue that was the scene of a mass shooting a week ago. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
November 05, 2018 - 3:01 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Social media platform Gab, where the suspect in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre spewed anti-Semitic messages, is back online roughly one week after domain registrar GoDaddy and other internet services dropped the site. Gab returned on Sunday after a Seattle-based company...
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Law enforcement officials gather outside a U.S. post office facility after reports that a suspicious package was found in Atlanta, Monday, Oct. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
October 29, 2018 - 12:05 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Investigators and bomb squads were called to a post office in Atlanta on Monday about a suspicious package sent to CNN, the FBI said Monday, just hours before a court hearing for a Florida man accused of sending packages containing explosive material to prominent Democrats. The FBI...
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In this Sept. 6, 2018, photo, Portland Police K-9 Officer Shawn Gore gives commands to police dog Jasko, in Portland, Ore. Jasko is wearing a new canine body camera on his back that Gore is testing out for the Portland Police Bureau, which currently outfits 10 dogs with body-worn cameras. The devices generally attach to dogs’ backs on a vest and transmit video to a handler watching from a screen, possibly on their wrist or around their necks, so officers can better assess what they are up against in a situation. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)
October 24, 2018 - 6:52 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Police dogs have always helped their human counterparts through their eyes and nose, and now some of the dogs are getting their own backup — cameras that transmit live video. The devices generally attach to dogs' backs on a vest and transmit video to a handler watching from a...
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FILE - This Sept. 21, 2017 file photo shows Megyn Kelly on the set of her show, "Megyn Kelly Today" at NBC Studios in New York. Kelly is apologizing to her NBC News colleagues for questioning why dressing up in blackface for a Halloween costume is wrong. She faced a swift backlash for her morning show segment on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, and wrote later that she realized that such behavior is wrong. She says she’s never been a “PC” kind of person, but does understand that she needs to be more sensitive on issues of race and ethnicity. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
October 23, 2018 - 4:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC's Megyn Kelly swiftly apologized Tuesday for a morning show segment that questioned why dressing up in blackface for a Halloween costume is wrong. Following a social media backlash, Kelly wrote in an email to NBC News colleagues that she realized such behavior is wrong, that the...
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