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Opponents offer 2 alternatives to Corcoran breakup
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Opponents of a plan to break up Washington's nearly 150-year-old Corcoran Gallery of Art presented two alternatives in court this week to preserve the independent museum and art school as a judge considers its proposed merger with two larger institutions.... 7/31/2014 9:47 PM

Demoted worker shoots CEO, kills self in Chicago
CHICAGO (AP) -- A demoted executive shot and critically wounded his company's CEO before fatally shooting himself Thursday inside a high-rise office building in downtown Chicago's bustling financial district, police said.... 7/31/2014 7:13 PM

Colorado to issue driver's licenses to immigrants
DENVER (AP) -- Colorado will begin issuing driver's licenses and identification cards to immigrants Friday regardless of their legal status, underscoring a sea change in a state that less than a decade ago passed strict immigration enforcement laws.... 8/1/2014 2:12 AM

Repairing burst Los Angeles main could take days
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Repair crews on Thursday were shoring up a giant hole in the middle of Sunset Boulevard caused by a ruptured pipe, as officials at the water-logged University of California, Los Angeles, continued to assess damage from the 20 million gallons that inundated the campus.... 8/1/2014 1:58 AM

Colorado considers a new look for edible pot
DENVER (AP) -- Edible marijuana comes with all kinds of warning labels in Colorado. But once those pot brownies and gummy bears are out of the package, they can look identical to straight-laced treats.... 8/1/2014 2:11 AM

Florida preserve brings wolves, people together
CHIPLEY, Fla. (AP) -- At Seacrest Wolf Preserve in northern Florida, billed as the largest such facility in the Southeast, owners Cynthia and Wayne Watkins say they raise their wolves to become accustomed to humans - and for a $25 fee, they even let visitors mingle with a wolf pack.... 8/1/2014 4:46 AM

In San Francisco real estate, $1M won't buy much
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- San Francisco Association of Realtors President Betty Taisch has two words of advice for those who want to live here and think $1 million will buy them their dream house: Think again.... 7/31/2014 5:38 PM

AP PHOTOS: Mansion or shack? It's the $1M question
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Swimming pool with a hot tub. Four bedrooms and four-car garage. Granite countertops and stainless-steel appliances. That's what $ 1 million will buy you in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa.... 7/31/2014 4:54 PM

Ginsburg: Court right to void clinic buffer zones
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is defending a rare Supreme Court decision that put her at odds with women's rights groups.... 8/1/2014 4:25 AM

US warns against traveling to Ebola-hit countries
NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. health officials on Thursday warned Americans not to travel to the three West African countries hit by an outbreak of Ebola.... 7/31/2014 11:11 PM