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Big Question for Amazon's 2 Chosen Cities: Will It Pay Off?

AP Sources: Trump Mulling a Wide-Ranging Shakeup

By Christopher Rugaber |
The awarding of Amazon's second headquarters to two affluent localities has fanned intense speculation around a key question: For the winning cities, will the economic payoff ...

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Roy Clark, Country Guitar Virtuoso, 'Hee Haw' Star, has Died

Roy Clark, Country Guitar Virtuoso, 'Hee Haw' Star, has Died

By Kristin M. Hall | Nov 15
Country star Roy Clark, the guitar virtuoso and singer who headlined the cornpone TV show "Hee Haw" for nearly a quarter century and was known for such hits as "Yesterday When I was Young" and "Honeymoon Feeling," has died. He was 85.

Influential President of Human Rights Campaign Stepping Down

Influential President of Human Rights Campaign Stepping Down

By Julie Pace | Nov 15
Chad Griffin, the influential gay rights activist who helped turn the Human Rights Campaign into a powerful political force, announced Thursday that he is stepping down as the organization's president.

Denmark, Citing Human Rights, Withholds Some Aid to Tanzania

Denmark, Citing Human Rights, Withholds Some Aid to Tanzania

By Rodney Muhumuza | Nov 15
Denmark is cutting about $10 million in aid to the government of Tanzania over what it called "negative developments" in human rights in the East African country.

FDA to Crack Down on Menthol Cigarettes and Flavored Vapes

FDA to Crack Down on Menthol Cigarettes and Flavored Vapes

By Mike Stobbe | Nov 15
A top U.S. health official on Thursday pledged to try to ban menthol from regular cigarettes, outlaw flavors in all cigars, and tighten rules regarding the sale of most flavored versions of electronic cigarettes.

The Hidden Toll of American Drones in Yemen: Civilian Deaths

The Hidden Toll of American Drones in Yemen: Civilian Deaths

By Maggie Michael and Maad Al-Zikry | Nov 15
The United States has waged a drone war in Yemen for 16 years, trying to suppress al-Qaida's branch here. But the campaign has had a hidden cost: Civilians cut down by the drones' missiles.

Pocket Money Apps Aim to Help Kids in Cashless World

Pocket Money Apps Aim to Help Kids in Cashless World

By Kelvin Chan | Nov 15
The apps are making inroads amid growing adult uncertainty about how the shift to cashless payments is affecting children's view of money.

Watch: Mass. Middle School Coach Put on Leave for Allegedly Recording Student in Bathroom

Watch: Mass. Middle School Coach Put on Leave for Allegedly Recording Student in Bathroom

Nov 15
A teacher and baseball coach at a middle school in Bellingham, Mass. is being put on administrative leave after being accused of recording a male student in a facility bathroom.

Husband's Trial in Murder Case Focuses on Grindr, Male Lovers

Husband's Trial in Murder Case Focuses on Grindr, Male Lovers

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 15
A pharmacist accused of murdering his wife earlier this year at their home in Linthorpe, England, used Grindr to look for men with whom to have sex, the court hearing his trial heard.

Retired Dallas Cowboys Star Jeff Rohrer Comes Out as Gay, to Marry Partner

Retired Dallas Cowboys Star Jeff Rohrer Comes Out as Gay, to Marry Partner

Nov 15
Jeff Rohrer, a former linebacker for the Dallas Cowboys, came out as gay in a New York Times story Wednesday and is set to marry is partner, Joshua Ross. The athlete becomes the first former or current NFL player to be in a same-sex marriage.

For Many Families, 'Tis the Season for Matching Jammies

For Many Families, 'Tis the Season for Matching Jammies

By Melissa Kossler Dutton | Nov 15
One style fits all in this holiday tradition.

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