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Bill would stop removal of Confederate, historic markers

A bill seeks to prohibit the removal of historic monuments and school names unless state lawmakers give permission

The Latest: NYC policeman gets choked up while testifying

A police officer testifying in his own defense got choked up while describing the moment in which he realized a man had been shot in a dark Brooklyn housing project stairwell in 2014

Why Presidential Candidates Sign Wooden Eggs In New Hampshire

Here's the story behind a strange and beloved political tradition in New Hampshire.

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Eli Manning's reaction to Peyton winning Super Bowl goes viral

Eli Manning's weird and emotionless reaction to his brother, Peyton, winning the Super Bowl has people going in on the New York Giants Quarterback. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

British Police Are Thinking Of Using Eagles As Drone Hunters

Britain isn't the only nation experimenting with creative ways to capture drones being used illegally.

Feds find Fiat Chrysler gear shifters can confuse drivers

U.S. auto safety investigators have determined that electronic gear shifters in some newer Fiat Chrysler SUVs and cars are so confusing that drivers have exited the vehicles while they are in gear, causing 121 crashes and 30 injuries

Senator scrutinizes pharma links on government pain panel

Sen. Wyden questions links between federal pain advisers and manufacturers of painkillers like OxyContin and Percocet

US stocks open lower; energy sector sinks along with oil

Stocks are opening broadly lower on Wall Street, putting the market on track for its second sizable loss in a row

Classmates Use Yearbook To Set The Record Straight About Last Name

Four classmates who share the same last name and apparently deal with the same question fairly often decided to finally set the record straight.

For the Clintons, New Hampshire is the state of 2nd chances

For the Clintons, New Hampshire is the state of second chances

Displaced by fighting, Kurdish residents call for peace

Displaced by fighting, Kurdish residents call for peace in Turkey's southeast

The Latest, cruise ship damage: Passenger 'shaking all over'

A passenger says she was "shaking all over" and suffering panic attacks as her Royal Caribbean cruise ship experienced high wind and rough seas while sailing from New Jersey to Port Canaveral in Florida

State seeks delay in 3 Freddie Gray trials, pending appeals

Baltimore prosecutors are asking a judge to delay the trials of three police officers charged in the Freddie Gray case until appellate courts decide if another officer can be compelled to testify against them

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North Korean satellite flies over Super Bowl Stadium

A freshly launched North Korean satellite got a look of Levi's Stadium about an hour after the game ended. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

North Korea Rocket Launch Sparks Concerns Over Missile Testing

North Korea launched a long-range rocket Sunday despite international warnings. The U.S., South Korea and Japan have all condemned the launch.

License plate readers a double-edged sword for NY village

A New York village that installed a ring of license plate scanning cameras in hopes of improving policing has found the monitors have become something of a double-edged sword

Obama asking Congress for emergency funding to combat Zika

President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to help fight the Zika virus

Audi tearjerker, 'Puppymonkeybaby' among Super Bowl winners

An Audi tearjerker and Mountain Dew's 'Puppymonkeybaby' are among Super Bowl's ad winners

Marshawn Lynch Seems To Be Hanging Them Up For Good

Rumors of Marshawn Lynch retiring had spread quickly in the hours leading up to the Super Bowl, and he seemed to confirm those rumors with an image.

Ex-French minister in court for tax fraud, money laundering

A former French budget minister will appear in court on charges of tax fraud and money laundering that forced him to dramatically resign three years ago in the first political scandal under President Francois Hollande

NYC cop on trial for fatal stairwell shooting takes stand

A New York City police officer has taken the stand to give his account of the deadly shooting of an unarmed man in a Brooklyn stairwell

Ian Mader named AP's news editor in Florida

Ian Mader, a veteran foreign correspondent with a reputation for breaking news and challenging reporters, will be joining the AP South team as Florida news editor based in Miami

New Hampshire Is Famously Indecisive About Picking Presidents

We're on the ground in New Hampshire exploring why so many voters here still aren't committed to a presidential candidate.

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Cavemen ate better than you think

Cavemen may have eaten much better than we thought. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

Violence Forces Thousands Of Syrian Refugees Toward Turkish Border

Violence in Syria's northwest city of Aleppo has pushed out thousands of refugees who are heading north to the now-closed Turkish border.