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Published 3 hours ago
Man who landed gyrocopter outside Capitol rejects deal
WASHINGTON — A man who landed a gyrocopter on the West Lawn of the Capitol as part of a protest against the influence of big money in politics says he rejected a plea deal that would strip him of his right to vote.

Published 3 hours ago
Calif. agency to eye bigger whale tanks at SeaWorld
LONG BEACH, Calif. — SeaWorld wants to greatly expand the tanks it uses to hold killer whales in San Diego, but animal rights activists fear the plan would pave the way for breeding the animals in captivity — something they say is cruel no matter the size of the tanks.

Updated 3 hours ago
Air Force: French train hero stabbed in California
U.S. Air Force airman Spencer Stone, one of the three Americans who thwarted a train attack in France in August, was stabbed in Sacramento early today and was in stable condition at a California hospital, Air Force officials said.

Published 4 hours ago
Airlines post better on-time rate
WASHINGTON — More flights are arriving on time but consumer complaints about the airlines have risen sharply.

Published 4 hours ago
U.S. backs ban on lithium battery shipments on flights
WASHINGTON— The risk of fire is prompting federal officials to back a proposed ban on rechargeable lithium battery shipments as cargo on passenger airlines.

Published 4 hours ago
McCarthy withdraws candidacy for speaker
WASHINGTON — In a stunning move, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy withdrew his candidacy for House speaker today, throwing Congress’ Republican leadership into chaos.

Updated 5 hours ago
Chicago cabbies group calls for strike
CHICAGO — Hailing a Chicago cab might be a little harder today.

Updated 5 hours ago
Poll: Personal use of pot gains support in Ohio
COLUMBUS — More than half of Ohio voters support the personal use of marijuana by adults with support soaring to 90 percent for just medical purposes, according to a Quinnipiac Poll released today.

Updated 6 hours ago
Holiday sales expected to rise 3.7%
NEW YORK — Americans are expected to spend at a slower pace than last year during the crucial winter holidays, weighed down by sluggish wage growth and other factors, according to the nation’s largest retail industry trade group.

Published 6 hours ago
Findlay police probe robbery, assault
FINDLAY – Findlay police are investigating the robbery and attack of a man early today.

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