• Boy born prematurely leaves Fargo hospital after 345 days

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — After spending nearly a year at a Fargo hospital, a baby boy who was born 13 weeks premature finally was able to go home to Lidgerwood. Trevor Frolek left Essential Health on July 24, his 345th day at the hospital, WDAY-TV (http://bit.ly/1VOWF3H ) reported. He was...

  • Cake: The new favorite mode for American political debate?

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — It should be a piece of cake. Customer comes in, asks for a cake with a specific design or for a particular event, baker makes it, everyone's happy. But sometimes customers and bakers have clashed over what goes on the cake, or whether to make it at all. An Oregon...

  • Ferguson spurs 40 new state measures; activists want more

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — When a white Ferguson policeman fatally shot a black 18-year-old nearly a year ago, the St. Louis suburb erupted in violent protests and the nation took notice. Since then, legislators in almost every state have proposed changes to the way police interact...

  • Iran cuts welfare rolls to ease budget crisis

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran said Sunday it will stop giving cash handouts to another million of its wealthiest citizens in order to ease a budget crisis caused in part by plunging oil prices and sanctions linked to its disputed nuclear program. State TV quoted Labor and Social Welfare...

  • Some Americans refuse to give up on Confederate flag

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    HANOVER, Pa. (AP) — Many Americans assumed the Confederate flag was retired for good after governors in South Carolina and Alabama removed it from their statehouses this summer and presidential candidates from both parties declared it too divisive for official display. But people...

  • Things to know about Canadian hydropower in US Northeast

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    Power produced by hydroelectric generators in Canada have played a part in the U.S. Northeast's electricity landscape for four decades, and experts say its role will only increase. Some points about current production and proposals to bring more Canadian power to the region: ___ THE...

  • China's Sun wins 3rd straight world title in 400 freestyle

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    KAZAN, Russia (AP) — Sun Yang of China has won the first gold medal of pool swimming at the world championships in Russia. The current Olympic champion won the men's 400-meter freestyle in 3 minutes, 42.58 seconds on Sunday night, his third consecutive world title in the event. Sun...

  • Boston to host fourth annual seafood festival

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — A celebrity chef "Seafood Throwdown," an oyster-shucking contest and an all-day lobster bake will be featured at the fourth annual Boston Seafood Festival. More than 10,000 people are expected to attend the festival on the Boston Fish Pier Sunday. Other festival...

  • Separate NYC gunfire incidents leave 2 dead, 11 wounded

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Two people were killed and 11 others wounded in three overnight shootings in New York City, including nine people hurt when gunfire broke out at a backyard party in Brooklyn, police said Sunday. The gunfire at the party in the East New York section of Brooklyn started...

  • Girl wounded in attack on Jerusalem gay pride parade dies

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    JERUSALEM (AP) — A teenage girl seriously wounded after an anti-gay extremist stabbed her and several others in last week's attack on Jerusalem's gay pride parade died Sunday, a hospital official. Shira Banki, 16, succumbed to her wounds, and her organs will be donated, Hadassah...

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