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Clinton seeks to cut into Sanders' New Hampshire advantage
HENNIKER, N.H. (AP) -- Trailing rival Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton sought to summon another New Hampshire comeback on Saturday but faced blunt questions about her trustworthiness and explanation of the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi.... 2/7/2016 5:42 AM

Bernie Sanders makes 'SNL' appearance with Larry David
NEW YORK (AP) -- Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders made a cameo appearance on "Saturday Night Live" three days before the New Hampshire primary, appearing in a skit with host Larry David, the comic who has done a dead-on impersonation of him.... 2/7/2016 5:59 AM

Massachusetts plan could spur hydro imports to New England
BOSTON (AP) -- Tapping into Canadian hydropower is hardly a new concept in energy-starved New England. But Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker's proposal to authorize long-term contracts between utilities and hydropower producers is being viewed in some quarters as a potential game-changer for the region.... 2/7/2016 2:07 PM

Driven by power outages and savings, towns look to microgrid
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- An upstate New York town that repeatedly found itself without power for days during a string of storms is planning a dramatic step by pulling its municipal buildings entirely off the electric grid.... 2/7/2016 3:26 PM

Study explores how black men find success in college
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- James Wanda, a senior at Pennsylvania's Lafayette College and one of two black computer science majors in his class, says at times he has felt pressure to succeed not just for himself, but for his entire race.... 2/7/2016 3:15 PM

Costs of closing, cleaning toxic coal ash pits grows clearer
EDEN, N.C. (AP) -- Giant earthmoving machines beep and grind as they drop 17-ton scoops of coal ash and dirt into dozens of railroad cars lined up for two-thirds of a mile at a site along the Virginia-North Carolina border, where the country's largest electricity company was responsible for one of the worst spills of the toxic, liquefied waste in U.S. history.... 2/7/2016 2:45 PM

States taking action to keep guns out of abusers' hands
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- More than a dozen states have strengthened laws over the past two years to keep firearms out of the hands of domestic abusers, a rare area of consensus in the nation's highly polarized debate over guns.... 2/6/2016 1:12 PM

San Francisco police chase ends with crash thought to kill 3
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A police chase in San Francisco on Saturday night ended with a fiery crash that is believed to have killed three people, KPIX-TV reported.... 2/7/2016 9:29 AM

Return of Purple Heart from WWII turns up missing family
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- A Purple Heart awarded to a soldier from New Hampshire killed in World War II's Battle of the Bulge that turned up recently after a woman's death has brought together two branches of a family that never knew of the other's existence.... 2/7/2016 2:32 PM

Chicago officer sues estate of teen he shot, claiming trauma
CHICAGO (AP) -- A white Chicago police officer who fatally shot a black 19-year-old college student and accidentally killed a neighbor has filed a lawsuit against the teenager's estate, arguing the shooting left him traumatized.... 2/7/2016 12:13 AM



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