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  • Cianci charity spends fraction of assets on kids

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A charity set up by former Mayor Buddy Cianci to provide college scholarships to Providence school children has amassed hundreds of thousands of dollars but gives out just a few thousand per year in grants, and most of its spending is on expenses other than...

  • GOP renews death-penalty attacks on Hickenlooper

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado Republicans are unleashing another round of criticism against Gov. John Hickenlooper and his stance against capital punishment, hoping to paint the Democrat as indecisive on the issue in the months leading up to November. The latest attacks come after a weekend...

  • Colleges add luxury touches to new stadiums

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Lining the brightly lit hallways of Populous, one of the leading architectural firms behind college sports, there are hundreds of scale models and graphic renderings of college football stadiums in various stages of renovation and construction. There are...

  • Ball practices for first time since appendectomy

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Broncos running back Montee Ball returned to practice Tuesday, participating in individual drills in his first on-field workout since undergoing an appendectomy Aug. 4. Ball sat out the team drills when the Broncos squared off against the Houston Texans....

  • AP Interview: Ryan discusses father's alcoholism

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — At age 15, Paul Ryan was already feeling isolated from his father, who had grown distant from his family and leaned heavily on whiskey. Then one morning the future congressman found his alcoholic father in bed, dead from an apparent heart attack at age 55. It's a...

  • Defiant Texas Gov. Perry coming to New Hampshire

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The last time voters in New Hampshire saw Rick Perry, the Texas governor's 2012 presidential bid had fallen apart after a series of gaffes punctuated by a much-maligned stumble during a televised debate. When he visits the key early-voting state this weekend,...

  • Yemen on alert over rebel supporters' protests

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Tanks and armored vehicles deployed in Yemen's capital Tuesday in the face of protests by tens of thousands of supporters of Shiite rebels who are demanding the government step down. Protesters were responding to a call by Abdel-Malek al-Hawthi, the top leader of...

  • S Sudan authorities close popular radio station

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Authorities in South Sudan have shut down a popular radio station in the capital, Juba, the Committee to Protect Journalists said. Security agents raided the Bakhita Radio station on Saturday and arrested four staffers, including the news editor who remains in...

  • Cuomo backers in court to fight Teachout campaign

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Supporters of Gov. Andrew Cuomo have returned to court in an effort to force his primary challenger off next months' Democratic Primary ballot. A trial judge rejected the challenge to Zephyr Teachout's campaign last week. The ruling was appealed, and the challenge went...

  • Rove-backed Crossroads adds Colo. to fall TV plan

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican establishment's favorite political machine is adding Colorado to the states where it will be advertising this fall, booking more than $6 million in television time and taking its post-Labor Day media budget to more than $26 million. The Karl...

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