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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) " John Glenn will lie in state in Ohio's capitol building before a celebration of his life of military and government service and two history-making voyages into space. The public viewing at the Ohio Statehouse and a memorial service at Ohio State University's Mershon Auditorium are planned for late next week. The dates and times were being worked out Friday, said Hank Wilson, of the John Glenn College of Public Affairs. Statehouse officials meet Monday to authorize...

Updated at 9:55 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Senate pushed to avert a government shutdown at midnight Friday as coal-state Democrats evoked President-elect Donald Trump in pleading for a more generous extension of health care benefits for retired miners. A key...

Updated at 9:54 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The U.S. Homeland Security Department is closer to solving the mystery about why the state of Georgia believed the federal government was trying to hack its election systems. An official involved in the investigation said...

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WASHINGTON (AP) " In the heat of the presidential campaign, Donald Trump accused primary rival Ted Cruz of being controlled by Goldman Sachs because his wife, Heidi, previously worked for the Wall Street giant. He slammed Hillary Clinton for...

Updated at 9:38 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Donald Trump's continued stake in television's "Celebrity Apprentice" adds to questions about potential conflicts between his personal and public responsibilities, while raising new ones about NBC. If it continues,...

Updated at 9:23 PM

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) " Hundreds of people in remote parts of the Solomon Islands have had their homes damaged or destroyed by a powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake that struck Friday, an aid organization said. There have been no...

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WASHINGTON (AP) " An Islamic State leader linked to the 2015 attacks at the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo and assassinations in Tunisia was killed in a U.S. airstrike in Syria, U.S. military officials said Friday. Officials said...

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) " A meeting on Saturday between Moscow and Washington is extremely important because it could avoid "massive destruction" if a plan for evacuating rebel fighters and civilians from war-ravaged Aleppo can be worked out, the...

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Adam Nelson received his Olympic gold medal in the food court at Atlanta's airport. Now, let's give him " and all other clean athletes " the recognition they deserve. As more startling revelations came out Friday in the Russian doping...

Updated at 8:36 PM

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) " Florida declared its crisis with local transmission of Zika over for the season Friday in a welcome announcement ahead of peak tourism months, but health authorities warned that travelers would continue bringing the...

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