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Controversial disc jockey Don Imus dead at 79

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Disc jockey Don Imus, whose career was made and then undone by his acid tongue during a decades-long rise to radio stardom and an abrupt public plunge after a nationally broadcast racial slur, has died.…

Photos: 6 killed, 13 injured in Las Vegas apartment building fire

A fire in a three-story apartment building in downtown Las Vegas where residents were apparently using their stoves for heat killed six people, injured 13 and forced some residents to jump from upper-floor windows to escape the heavy smoke before…

In historic vote, House impeaches President Donald Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives, becoming only the third American chief executive to be formally charged under the Constitution’s ultimate remedy for high crimes and misdemeanors. The historic vote split along…

First review: Is 'Rise of Skywalker' a fitting end to a grand saga?

Not much has caused a disturbance in the “Star Wars” galaxy quite like Rian Johnson’s “The Last Jedi,” an erratic but electric movie that, regardless of how you felt about it, was something worth arguing about. The same can’t be…

Read it yourself: In fiery letter, Trump angrily objects to impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — On the eve of his all-but-certain impeachment, President Donald Trump fired off a furious letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Tuesday denouncing the "crusade” against him but acknowledging that at this point he was unlikely to change…

House passes bipartisan $1.4 trillion federal spending bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House voted Tuesday to pass a $1.4 trillion government-wide spending package, handing President Donald Trump a victory on his U.S.-Mexico border fence while giving Democrats spending increases across a swath of domestic programs. The hard-fought…

Boeing stops producing 737 Max airliner involved in deadly crashes

Boeing Co. said Monday that it will temporarily stop producing its grounded 737 Max jet starting in January as it struggles to get approval from regulators to put the plane back in the air. The Chicago-based company said production would…