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Who's John Jay? Scholars urge new look at forgotten founder
KATONAH, N.Y. (AP) -- The inner circle of founders has been set for as long as anyone can remember - Washington, Jefferson, Adams, Franklin, Hamilton and Madison.... 7/3/2015 7:24 PM

Military recruits still not using American-made sneakers
BOSTON (AP) -- New Balance thinks the U.S. military is dragging its feet.... 7/3/2015 8:08 PM

Jefferson's iconic U.Va. Rotunda amid $58 million face-lift
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Thomas Jefferson's Rotunda at the University of Virginia is ensnared in a spider's web of scaffolding these days, the focus of a $58.3 million renovation of the World Heritage Site.... 7/3/2015 7:22 PM

BP to pay record $18.7 billion to states affected by spill
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- More than five years after the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history fouled beaches, coated seabirds in thick goo and threatened delicate marshes, BP has agreed to pay a record settlement to affected states in hopes of bringing an end to a legal drama that has cost the company billions.... 7/3/2015 9:12 AM

Officials lift evacuation after Tennessee train derailment
MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Thousands of eastern Tennessee residents were returning home Friday after they were evacuated when a CSX train car carrying hazardous material derailed and caught fire.... 7/3/2015 5:05 PM

Minnesota burn survivor leaves hospital after 264 days
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- A Minnesota man who survived being badly burned in a lawnmower explosion was discharged Friday after 264 days in the hospital, but not before his caregivers gathered to say farewell to one of their favorite patients.... 7/4/2015 1:38 AM

US airline probe would need proof beyond business as usual
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As the Justice Department launches an investigation into possible collusion in the airline industry, experts say the government faces the burden of proving that carriers were deliberately signaling business decisions to each other.... 7/3/2015 1:28 PM

Solar plane lands in Hawaii after record-breaking flight
KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) -- A plane powered by the sun's rays landed in Hawaii Friday after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan.... 7/3/2015 10:04 PM

Bubba Watson to remove Confederate flag from 'General Lee'
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) -- Bubba Watson says he's painting over the Confederate flag on his car made popular in "The Dukes of Hazzard" television series.... 7/3/2015 9:57 PM

Top-ranking Mormon leader Boyd K. Packer dies at 90
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Mormon leader Boyd K. Packer, president of the faith's highest governing body, has died. He was 90.... 7/4/2015 1:28 AM

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