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WASHINGTON (AP) " John Glenn, whose 1962 flight as the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the Earth made him an all-American hero and propelled him to a long career in the U.S. Senate, died Thursday. The last survivor of the original Mercury 7 astronauts was 95. Glenn died at the James Cancer Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, where he was hospitalized for more than a week, said Hank Wilson, communications director for the John Glenn School of Public Affairs. John Herschel Glenn Jr. had two...

Updated at 7:56 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " President-elect Donald Trump is taking on a somber task Thursday that became all too familiar to his predecessor " supporting survivors after an outbreak of violence, this time families and victims from last week's attack at Ohio...

Updated at 7:54 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST): 3:50 p.m. The United States has asked other nations to refrain from sending delegations to President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration. The State...

Updated at 7:50 PM

MOSCOW (AP) " Chechnya's strongman leader said Thursday that troops in the Russian province would be happy to fight the "scum" in Syria if they receive the Kremlin order. Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov reacted to Russian media reports...

Updated at 7:20 PM

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) " It got so cold in Wyoming, even the Moscow Ballet couldn't move. The traveling ballet group famous for performing "The Nutcracker" this time of year couldn't start their buses Thursday morning in Casper. The...

Updated at 7:16 PM

ROME (AP) " A leader of Italy's populist 5-Star Movement is pressing for a vote on whether the country should keep the euro as its official currency, a pitch for support as the party eyes national power for the first time. Alessandro Di...

Updated at 7:02 PM

WARSAW, Poland (AP) " Poland's prime minister met Thursday with her Hungarian counterpart Viktor Orban for informal talks on the European Union's security, economy and migrant policy. Orban and Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo are among...

Updated at 6:50 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The U.S. surgeon general is calling e-cigarettes an emerging public health threat to the nation's youth. In a report released Thursday, Surgeon General Vivek Murthy acknowledged a need for more research into the health...

Updated at 6:45 PM

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) " Abortions would be banned after 20 weeks under a bill that Republican lawmakers hoped to pass Thursday and add to legislation already on its way to GOP Gov. John Kasich that would prohibit abortions once a fetal heartbeat is...

Updated at 6:42 PM

BEIRUT (AP) " The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 9:40 p.m. Turkey's state-run news agency says 300 commandos have deployed to the border area with Syria. Anadolu said Thursday that the commandos would join...

Updated at 6:39 PM

WHITE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) " A Christmas tree farmer has found and returned a wedding ring that slipped off a New Jersey man's finger roughly 15 years ago. David Penner lost the ring during a visit with his wife to Wyckoff's Tree Farm in...

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