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Researchers confirm site of hangings for Salem witch trials

SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A team of researchers using historical documents and 21st-century archaeological techniques has confirmed the exact site where 19 innocent people were hanged during the Salem witch trials more than three centuries ago.

Last Updated on Friday, 15 January 2016

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Sean Penn tells '60 Minutes' his 'El Chapo' mission 'failed'

NEW YORK (AP) — Sean Penn says his article on Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman "failed" in its mission.

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Holiday sales rose 3 percent below 3.7 percent forecast

NEW YORK (AP) — Holiday shoppers flocked online during the critical holiday shopping season, but overall sales in November and December were disappointing.

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More US flights arriving on time, but complaints are up too

 

U.S. airlines are doing better at staying on schedule than a year ago, but more passengers are filing complaints against the carriers.

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Police: Dispute over stirring pot of chili leads to attack

DETROIT (AP) — Police say a dispute over stirring a pot of chili led to an attack that injured two people at a Detroit home.

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Utility understated levels of cancer-causing chemical

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The utility whose leaking natural gas well has driven thousands of Los Angeles residents from their homes acknowledged Thursday that it understated the number of times airborne levels of the cancer-causing chemical benzene have spiked during the crisis.

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Snyder asks Obama for emergency declaration in water crisis

 

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has asked President Barack Obama to issue an emergency and major disaster declaration amid a drinking water crisis in Flint that began months ago, and the state attorney general announced Friday that his office would investigate how the situation was handled.

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Cancer 'moonshot' aims to speed fight against No. 2 killer

WASHINGTON (AP) — Harking back to America's triumphant race into space, the Obama administration is launching what it calls a "moonshot" effort to cure cancer.

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