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WASHINGTON (AP) — Opponents of a plan to break up Washington's nearly 150-year-old Corcoran Gallery of Art presented two alternatives in cou... Full Story

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  • Opponents offer 2 alternatives to Corcoran breakup
    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.

  • Demoted worker shoots CEO, kills self in Chicago
    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.

  • Colorado to issue driver's licenses to immigrants
    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.

  • Repairing burst Los Angeles main could take days
    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.

  • Colorado considers a new look for edible pot
    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.

  • In San Francisco real estate, $1M won't buy much
    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.

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    AP PHOTOS: Mansion or shack? It's the $1M question

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  • US warns against traveling to Ebola-hit countries
    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.

  • WWI aviation still alive at aerodrome in New York
    WWI aviation still alive at aerodrome in New York

    RHINEBECK, N.Y. (AP) — There's still a place where buzzing biplanes swoop in pursuit of German triplanes, where pilots in open cockpits let their scarves flutter in the wind.

  • Couple channel grief into retreat for veterans

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