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Honored WWII aerial gunner is a survivor

Nov. 11, 2019 1:06 AM EST

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Morry Crow is an everyday hero. Crow completed 30 missions as an aerial gunner in World War II. He flew missions in Norway and Germany and survived harrowing incidents during those missions. But while 10 of the 21 planes in his squadron didn't return, he and his crew were part of...

Nevada health exchange aims for enrollee retention, increase

Oct. 28, 2019 3:26 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Officials from the Nevada state health insurance exchange have announced plans focusing on enrollee retention following its split from the federal website. The Silver State Health Insurance Exchange switched back to a state-based exchange following its departure from Healthcare.gov, the...

Pearl Harbor sailor's remains welcomed home

Oct. 12, 2019 2:13 PM EDT

CORBIN, Ky. (AP) — Machinist's Mate 1st Class Ulis Claud Steely came home for the first time in more than 78 years. When the sailor first left home in 1934, it was with Annapolis aspirations. His dad, the Rev. Edward Steely of Poplar Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Corbin, signed his enlistment papers...

Editorials from around New York

Oct. 9, 2019 8:48 AM EDT

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers: Obstruction provocations force Congress to hold President Trump accountable New York Daily News Oct. 9 For months, Trump administration officials have shown the back of their hands to congressional attempts to exercise oversight....

With China rift ongoing, NBA says free speech remains vital

Oct. 8, 2019 5:57 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said the league is not apologizing for Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey's since-deleted tweet showing support for anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, even after China's state broadcaster canceled plans to show a pair of preseason games in that...

The Latest: Chinese say people have expressed their opinion

Oct. 8, 2019 1:14 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the NBA's relationship with China (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang says ordinary people have already expressed their position after a tweet unraveled the country's relationship with the NBA. Geng says "how can it be possible to carry out...

European markets down, Asia gains ahead of US-China talks

Oct. 8, 2019 8:15 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Shares fell in Europe on Tuesday as Brexit negotiations faltered and as tensions between the U.S. and China rose ahead of trade talks between the world's two largest economies. Market sentiment was dented after the British government said that the chances of a Brexit deal with the European...

Veteran's service so extensive, he needed extra honor brick

Oct. 5, 2019 3:06 AM EDT

WEST ROCKHILL, Pa. (AP) — There was already one brick for Capt. Patrick McNulty in the walkway in James Memorial Park that honors West Rockhill veterans. It wasn't big enough to fit in all the important information, though, so now there's a second, larger one, which was donated by Landmark Monuments, the...

After hurricane devastation, Gardiner wins gold for Bahamas

Oct. 4, 2019 6:04 PM EDT

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — A month after Hurricane Dorian destroyed houses and livelihoods, Steven Gardiner said he was hopeful his world championship victory could bring a little happiness to the Bahamas. Gardiner's family home on the Abaco islands was one of many damaged in the Sept. 1 hurricane. His win in the...

Grand Rapids police officer gets global feat as power lifter

Sep. 29, 2019 1:05 AM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — The Grand Rapids Police Department became internationally known after one of its own officers placed second in a world power lifting competition in August. While Detective Demetrios James Vakertzis is not one for the spotlight, he found himself bringing home the silver medal...