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- East about to be overrun by billions of cicadas WASHINGTON — Any day now, billions of cicadas with bulging red eyes will crawl out of the earth after 17 years underground and overrun the East Coast. The insects will arrive in such numbers that people from North Carolina to Connecticut will be outn
- Derby winner Orb looks to Preakness LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Now that Shug McGaughey has won the Kentucky Derby, it's time for the 62-year-old trainer to go after another race missing from his Hall of Fame resume. Orb will follow up his win at Churchill Downs by running in the Preakness on M
Questionable past haunts congressman
An ethical cloud is following Sen. Robert Menendez in Washington, even as he has leading roles in some of Congress’ most important policy debates.
- Minaj, Chris Brown to perform at Billboard Music Awards NEW YORK (AP) -- Nicki Minaj and her mentor, Lil Wayne, will join forces for a performance at the Billboard Music Awards, to be presented May 19 in Las Vegas. Billboard announced additional performers Thursday. They include Chris Brown, Jennifer Lope
WATCH: IBM pushes molecules around to make movie
Scientists have taken the idea of a film short down to new levels. Molecular levels.
Obama to pitch immigration overhaul in Mexico
President Barack Obama has his domestic ambition at the top of his travel agenda as he travels to Mexico on Thursday. To sell his immigration overhaul back home, he needs a growing economy in Mexico and a Mexican president willing to help him secure the border.
Boston police: 3 more suspects in custody bombings
Three more suspects have been taken into custody in the marathon bombings, city police said Wednesday.
- Brighter view on jobs and pay lifts U.S. confidence WASHINGTON -- Americans are more optimistic the job market is healing and will deliver higher pay later this year. That brighter outlook, along with rising home prices, cheaper gasoline and a surging stock market, could offset some of the drag from t
No policy changes are expected as Fed ends meeting
The Federal Reserve is widely expected Wednesday to stick with its aggressive efforts to strengthen a still-subpar economy.
- Pre-K spending lowest in decade WASHINGTON -- State funding for pre-kindergarten programs had its largest drop ever last year and states are now spending less per child than they did a decade ago, according to a report released Monday. The researchers also found that more than a ha
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