Marine dog with cancer gets tear-filled farewell

MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — Hundreds of people in Michigan came together to salute and say a tear-filled final goodbye to a cancer-stricken dog who served three tours in Afghanistan with the U.S. Marines.

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  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Why you still can't ditch your cable box

NEW YORK (AP) — Not that long ago, the clunky cable box looked like it was on its way out. The federal government was pressuring cable companies to open up their near-monopoly on boxes to more competition, and industry leader Comcast promised apps that could render some boxes obsolete.

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  • Written by By TALI ARBEL , AP Business Writer

US conservatism expands to final frontier: City Hall

DENVER (AP) — For decades, a well-funded conservative group has helped state lawmakers across the U.S. write legislation to rein in unions, expand charter schools and lower taxes.

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  • Written by By NICHOLAS RICCARDI , Associated Press

House GOP advancing spending boosts for Pentagon, veterans

WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP-controlled House is plowing ahead on legislation to give the Pentagon a massive spending boost and deliver a $1.6 billion down payment for President Donald Trump's oft-promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

  • Written by By ANDREW TAYLOR , Associated Press