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WASHINGTON (AP) " For one afternoon, Senate Republicans and Democrats gleefully referred to Joe Biden as "Mr. President." As the nation's 47th vice president, Biden is the president of the Senate though his two White House bids went unrealized. On Wednesday, he presided over the chamber as lawmakers took turns paying tribute to the Amtrak-riding, aviator sunglass-wearing former senator in speeches marked by humor, wistfulness and remembrances. Senate Majority Leader Mitch...

Updated at 9:51 PM

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) " Thousands observed a moment of silence before fighter jets streaked across the sky during a ceremony Wednesday at Pearl Harbor marking the 75th anniversary of the attack that plunged the United States into World War II...

Updated at 9:48 PM

LANSING, Mich. (AP) " The Latest on recounts in Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania (all times local): 5 p.m. The Michigan elections board has ordered an immediate halt to the presidential recount if a federal judge lifts his...

Updated at 9:36 PM

DUBLIN (AP) " Police say two gunmen have ambushed and killed a former top figure in the Real IRA splinter group in the southwest Irish city of Cork. Witnesses say the attackers approached Aidan O'Driscoll from behind in the street, shot him...

Updated at 9:32 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " A senior European Union official on Wednesday expressed hope that the incoming Trump administration will continue talks on a comprehensive free trade agreement with Europe. EU Ambassador to the U.S. David O'Sullivan told a...

Updated at 9:18 PM

The Reign of Mary, Queen of Scots is coming to an end on The CW. The period drama's upcoming fourth season...

Updated at 9:16 PM

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) " An Ohio State official says former astronaut and U.S. Sen. John Glenn has been hospitalized for more than a week. Hank Wilson with Ohio State University's John Glenn College of Public Affairs said Wednesday that the...

Updated at 9:15 PM

MILAN (AP) " Principal conductor Riccardo Chailly has avenged Giacomo Puccini's memory with a successful staging of the composer's original version of "Madama Butterfly" for La Scala's gala season-opener Wednesday, 112 year after its hotly...

Updated at 9:15 PM

Oh how the mighty have fallen... to become only mostly mighty. The Walking Dead, once television's...

Updated at 9:03 PM

With The Bachelor returning for its 21st season on Jan. 2, it's time now to get to know the 30 women...

Updated at 8:18 PM

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) " Federal archaeologists and scientists used a remotely operated vehicle Wednesday to document the condition of a mini submarine used in the attack on Pearl Harbor 75 years ago. A Navy destroyer, the Ward, sunk the...

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