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China says U.S. diplomatic boycott violates Olympic spirit
The diplomatic boycott comes as the U.S. attempts to thread the needle between stabilizing difficult relations with Beijing and maintaining a tough stance on trade and...
End of an era: Germany's Merkel bows out after 16 years
Unlike her seven predecessors in postwar Germany, she is leaving office at a time of her choosing.
Port Authority presents initial plans to improve service, bus stops between...
Biden eases biofuel target's blow to farmers with future growth
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday called for cutting biofuel-blending quotas retroactively for 2020.
Planning commission, Walnut Capital collide over proposed Oakland...
'Terrifying' Nashville statue of Confederate Nathan Bedford Forrest is removed
The 25-foot statue depicting Forrest on a horse, gun in one hand and a sword in the other, was made of fiberglass and polyurethane.
Pearl Harbor survivors gather on 80th anniversary of attack
About 30 survivors and 100 other veterans of the war joined him this year.
Amazon's cloud-computing unit problems take down websites, services
The service provides remote computing services to many governments, universities and companies, including The Associated Press.
Congressional leaders reach deal to allow debt ceiling increase
The proposal is wrapped into legislation that would postpone scheduled cuts to Medicare, farm aid and other mandatory spending programs that were set to kick in next year
City Council moves to combat lead poisoning