AP WAS THERE: Exxon Valdez Runs Aground in 1989

EDITOR’S NOTE: Early on March 24, 1989, Dean Fosdick, the Alaska bureau chief of The Associated Press, was awakened around 5:30 a.m. by a phone call. The caller had a tip that a tanker had run aground outside Valdez. Fosdick quickly confirmed with a top Coast Guard official...

Ex-Democratic Chairman Robert Strauss dies at 95

WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Strauss, a former chairman of the Democratic Party and an ambassador to the Soviet Union, has died. Strauss’ law firm confirmed his death Wednesday at age 95. Strauss was born in Texas in 1918 and graduated from the University of Texas law...

Ex-Democratic Chairman Robert Strauss dies at 95

WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Strauss, a former chairman of the Democratic Party and an ambassador to the Soviet Union, has died. Strauss’ law firm confirmed his death Wednesday at age 95. Strauss was born in Texas in 1918 and graduated from the University of Texas law...
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Jeb Bush: Follow through on Common Core standards

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, left, gestures during at an education forum in Nashville, Tenn., on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 with U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tennr. Bush urged politicians to make the case to their constituents in favor of Common Core education standards. (AP...
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Army general sex case adjourned until Thursday

Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair, left, leaves the Fort Bragg courthouse, Monday, March 17, 2014 with his defense attorney Richard Scheff. Sinclair, who admitted to improper relationships with three subordinates appeared to choke up as he told a judge that he’d failed the female...

Half of US adults 40 to 75 eligible for statins

Almost half of Americans ages 40 to 75 and nearly all men over 60 qualify to consider cholesterol-lowering statin drugs under new heart disease prevention guidelines, an analysis concludes. It’s the first independent look at the impact of the guidelines issued in November...
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APNewsBreak: Texas finds new execution drug supply

FILE – This May 27, 2008 file photo shows the gurney in Huntsville, Texas, where Texas’ condemned are strapped down to receive a lethal dose of drugs. Texas prison officials say they’ve secured a new supply of pentobarbital that will allow the nation’s...
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Oprah chai tea to be sold at Starbucks stores

Howard Schultz, left, chairman and CEO of Starbucks Coffee Company, sits and drinks tea with Oprah Winfrey, right, to announce their partnership to offer Teavana Oprah Chai tea, Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Starbucks’ annual shareholders meeting in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted...

Native American works appraised at $3.8M for sale

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A large collection of paintings, photos and sketches that includes images of survivors of the Battle of the Little Bighorn is for sale. The Wrangler Gallery in Great Falls, Mont., is seeking a buyer for the 122-piece David Humphreys Miller...