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Clampdown On Vaping Could Send Users Back Toward Cigarettes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Only two years ago, electronic cigarettes were viewed as a small industry with big potential to improve public health by offering a path to steer millions of smok...

Suspect In Homeless Killings Has Long Record

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on homeless men attacked and killed in New York City (all times local): The man in police custody after attacks that killed four sleeping homeless peo...

4 Homeless Men Beaten To Death With Pipe In New York City

NEW YORK (AP) — A homeless man wielding a long metal pipe rampaged through New York City early Saturday attacking other homeless people who were sleeping, killing four and leaving ...

Sea Of Blue at Funeral: NYPD Officer Killed By Friendly Fire Is Hailed As a Hero

Monroe, NY (AP) - With bagpipers marching silently to the beat of a somber drum, a New York City police officer killed by friendly fire was honored at his funeral Friday as a hero ...

US Adds Modest 136,000 Jobs, Lowering Unemployment To 3.5%

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy added a modest 136,000 jobs in September, a gain that managed to help lower the unemployment rate to a new five-decade low of 3.5% but also sugge...

Ukraine Reviews Cases On Owner Of Firm That Hired Biden Son

ZHYTOMYR, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's Prosecutor General said on Friday that his office is reviewing several cases related to the owner of a gas company where former Vice President Jo...

Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Abortion Regulation Case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Friday to plunge into the abortion debate in the midst of the 2020 presidential campaign, taking on a Louisiana case that could reveal ho...

Tens Of Thousands Expected At NYPD Officer’s Funeral In Monroe, Huge Traffic Backups Expected

MONROE (VosIzNeias) — Huge traffic backups are expected in Monroe and surrounding towns Friday due to the funeral of slain NYPD police officer Brian Mulkeen. As many as 40,000 peop...

Illegal Vape Name Draws Scrutiny As Illness Spreads

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's a widely known vape cartridge in the marijuana economy, but it’s not a licensed brand. And it’s got the kind of market buzz no legitimate company would want...

Consumer Watchdog Agency Probes Juul And 5 More Vaping Firms

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal consumer watchdogs have ordered Juul and five other vaping companies to hand over information about how they market e-cigarettes, the government’s latest ...

Diplomat At Center Of Trump Inquiry Says He Warned Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — The former special U.S. envoy to Ukraine told lawmakers Thursday that he wasn’t personally involved in President Donald Trump’s effort to have that country’s lead...

US Authorities Seek Access To Facebook Encrypted Messaging

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Attorney General William Barr and other U.S., U.K. and Australian officials are pressing Facebook to give authorities a way to read encrypted messages sent by ...

Legal Settlement Over Las Vegas Shooting Worth Up To $800M

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Attorneys for thousands of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history said Thursday that they reached a settlement expected to pay between $735 ...

Trump Calls For China To Investigate Bidens

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ensnarled in an impeachment investigation over his request for Ukraine to investigate a chief political rival, President Donald Trump Thursday called on another n...

AP Poll: Most Say Whites Treated More Fairly By Police

Majorities of Americans across racial lines say white people are treated more fairly than black people by the police, according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center ...

Impeachment Standoff: Trump Sees ‘Hoax,’ Dems A Stonewall

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unleashing unconcealed fury about Democrats and the press, President Donald Trump railed Wednesday against the investigation into his dealings with Ukraine, hours...

Dallas Cop Gets 10 Years In Prison For Killing Her Neighbor

DALLAS (AP) — A white Dallas police officer was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for killing her black neighbor in his apartment, which she said she mistook for her own un...

World War II-Era Bomber Trying To Land Crashes In Fireball

WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (AP) — A World War II-era bomber plane crashed in a fireball as it tried to land Wednesday at New England’s second-busiest airport, injuring at least five peop...

Sanders Doing `Really Well’ After Heart Procedure, Wife Says

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders' campaign said Wednesday that the Democratic presidential candidate had a heart procedure for a blocked artery and was canceling events and appeara...

Bernie Sanders Has Heart Procedure, Cancels Campaign Events

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders' campaign says the Democratic presidential candidate has had a heart procedure for a blocked artery. The Vermont senator is canceling events and ap...