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Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island to reopen amid shutdown

Jan 21, 2018

The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island will be open for visitors Monday, with New York state picking up the tab for the federal workers.

The Latest: Nevada marchers happy to be part of history

Jan 21, 2018

Some early arrivers at Sunday's rally in Las Vegas to launch an effort to register 1 million voters and target swing states like Nevada in the midterm elections say they're happy to be part of history.

'Jumanji' tops box office for third straight weekend

Jan 21, 2018

"Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" outdid another weekend's worth of newcomers to top the North American box office for the third straight weekend, making the surprise hit the fifth-highest grossing film of all time for Sony Pictures

Average US gas price jumps 4 cents to $2.58 for regular

Jan 21, 2018

The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline jumped 4 cents nationally over the past two weeks to $2.58

Former Saint Laurent designer Hedi Slimane named at Celine

Jan 21, 2018

Veteran fashion designer Hedi Slimane has been named the new creative director of the edgy Parisian brand Celine

Q&A: Samsung's Alex Hawkinson on smart-home evolution

Jan 21, 2018

The founder of SmartThings, a company now owned by Samsung, says connected lights are more popular than speakers or cameras because they don't have the same security and privacy concerns.

German Social Democrats OK coalition talks with Merkel bloc

Jan 21, 2018

Germany's Social Democrats vote to open coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives after leaders urge them to overcome apprehensions for good of country, stability of Europe

Trial set for man accused of making bomb parts for jihadists

Jan 21, 2018

A trial is scheduled to begin Tuesday in Phoenix for a Syrian man accused of making a key component of improvised explosive devices used by a jihadist group in attacks against American soldiers during the Iraq War.

Ethiopia refuses World Bank arbitration over Nile River dam

Jan 21, 2018

Ethiopia's leader has rejected arbitration by the World Bank on a disagreement with Egypt over the hydroelectric dam that Ethiopia is building on the Nile River

The Latest: German Social Dems vote to enter coalition talks

Jan 21, 2018

Germany's Social Democrats have voted to enter coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives, a key step toward ending political gridlock and forming a new government

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