Springsteen signs Philadelphia fifth-grader’s absence note

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia fifth-grader ditched school for the chance to meet rock legend Bruce Springsteen and "The Boss" gladly played along by signing the boy's absence excuse note….

Trump shames ex-beauty pageant winner for her sexual past

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The Latest: Chilly temps have Hazeltine playing long early

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Police: Pennsylvania dealer hid 110 heroin bags in buttocks

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Ohio’s Minimum Wage To Increase By 5 Cents Starting In 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state minimum wage will increase by 5 cents next year to adjust for inflation. Officials say non-tipped workers must be paid an hourly wage of at least $8.15 beginning Jan. 1, 2017. Tipped workers are slated to receive a minimum of $4.08 an hour starting...

Inmate death a challenge for states: How to tell victims?

Marshall Metz had served five years of a life sentence for murdering his wife when his stepson Jimmy Trout got a startling message from Maryland's automated victim-notification service: "This e-mail is to inform you that Marshall Metz has been released from...

Colorado gives marijuana candy a new look to avoid confusion

DENVER (AP) — Wondering if that brownie contains pot? Colorado has you covered….

National Gallery of Art’s East Building set to reopen

WASHINGTON (AP) — The East Building of the National Gallery of Art in Washington is reopening after a 3-year, $69 million renovation….

2 Van Gogh paintings recovered by Italian anti-Mafia police

ROME (AP) — The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam says anti-Mafia police in Naples have recovered two Van Gogh paintings stolen in 2002….

Hart? Hanks? New film academy members offer Oscar host ideas

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The newest members of the film academy will cast their first Oscar ballots this season, but the choice for Oscar host – usually decided in October – will be strictly up to Oscar brass….