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President-elect Donald Trump waves to members of the media after a meeting with admirals and generals from the Pentagon at Mar-a-Lago, in Palm Beach, Fla., Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

BY JONATHAN LEMIRE and JULIE PACE WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday abruptly called for the United States to “greatly strengthen and expand its nuclear capability” until the rest of the world “comes to its senses” regarding nuclear ...
In this June 17, 2016 file photo, Erika Marble visits the gravesite of Edward Martin III, her fiancé and father of her two children, in Littleton, New Hampshire. more than 100 percent. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)

BY MICHAEL CASEY CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Drug overdose deaths have increased by 33 percent in the past five years across the country, with some states seeing jumps of nearly 200 percent. According to data from the Centers for Disease ...
Russian President Vladimir Putin is seen in Nagato, western Japan, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016. (Toru Hanai/Pool Photo via AP)

BY BRADLEY KLAPPER and JOSH LEDERMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is promising that the U.S. will retaliate against Russia for its suspected meddling in America’s election process, an accusation the Kremlin has vehemently denied. As the White House ...
President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a rally in Hershey, Pa., Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

BY JONATHAN LEMIRE HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) — Donald Trump’s barnstorming tour across the states that won him the White House continues to feature far more taunts of triumph than notes of healing after a bruising election. Thursday’s rally in Hershey, ...
In this Oct. 26, 2016, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, accompanied by, from left, Donald Trump Jr., Eric Trump, Trump, Melania Trump, Tiffany Trump and Ivanka Trump, speaks during the grand opening of the Trump International Hotel- Old Post Office, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci, File)

BY BERNARD CONDON and JULIE BYKOWICZ NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump says he will step away from managing his business empire while he’s in office — but he’s not going to sell it off. If he follows through, he ...
In this July 5, 2013, file photo is a glacier in Lake Clark Pass near Port Alsworth, Alaska. (AP File Photo/Mark Thiessen)

BY RACHEL D’ORO and BOB SEAVEY ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Debris believed to be from a small plane carrying four people that’s missing in Alaska was found Thursday in a lake near where the aircraft took off from, an official ...
Police secure the scene near Comet Ping Pong in Washington, Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016. (Photo by Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post via AP)

WASHINGTON (AP) — A man who said he was investigating a fake news story about Hillary Clinton running a child sex ring out of a pizza place was arrested after firing a rifle inside the Washington, D.C., restaurant, police said. ...
A New York City Police officer searches a parking area near a shooting scene in the Bronx borough of New York, Friday, Nov. 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

BY JAKE PEARSON and JENNIFER PELTZ NEW YORK (AP) — A police sergeant was shot and killed and a second one was wounded Friday in a gunfight on a street with an armed man who had broken into his estranged ...
This Thursday Oct. 11, 2012 photo shows cranberries in a field in South Haven, Michigan.

BY LINDSEY TANNER CHICAGO (AP) — Another folk remedy bites the dust. Cranberry capsules didn’t prevent or cure urinary infections in nursing home residents in a study challenging persistent unproven claims to the contrary. The research adds to decades of ...
Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an announcement of new products Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016, in Cupertino, Calif.

BY BRANDON BAILEY CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple’s high-end Mac laptops are getting a touch-sensitive strip above the keyboard, as the company aims to spark consumer interest in a product line that’s often overshadowed by newer gadgets like the iPad ...
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