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Barbara Goldberg

Mar 20 2017

After weird winter, U.S. forecasters see warm, wet spring

NEW YORK If you liked the balmy weather that dominated on the U.S. East Coast and much of the South this winter, you will probably enjoy the spring of 2017, too.

Mar 20 2017

Trump's net worth dwindled to $3.5 billion, Forbes says

NEW YORK While Donald Trump's political fortunes were rising, his net worth was dropping to a mere $3.5 billion, or roughly a third of what he claimed during his successful campaign for the U.S. presidency, according to the latest Forbes list of the world's billionaires.

Aug 03 2016

Muslim families of fallen U.S. soldiers driven to oppose Trump

NEW YORK Nazar Naqvi has faithfully voted Republican for more than three decades.

Jul 19 2016

From al desko to Zika, new dictionary words define life in 2016

New words unveiled on Dictionary.com on Tuesday spun life's tedium into trendy terms such as athleisure, a new fashion category once known simply as wearing yoga pants all day, and al desko, or eating lunch in your office cubicle.

Jul 13 2016

Pokemon Go blamed for crimes but also aids embattled U.S. police

NEW YORK The Pokemon Go craze is blamed for several robberies of distracted mobile phone players, but the game's cartoon characters have also helped U.S. police improve strained community relations and even arrest wanted suspects.

Jul 07 2016

Minnesota black man killed by police was smart, cautious gun owner

Philando Castile, 32, was quick with a hug, gentle, and so smart that he was considered over-qualified for his cafeteria supervisor job at a Minnesota public school where kids loved him, recalled friends, family and others who knew him.

Jul 07 2016

Minnesota black man killed by police was smart, cautious gun owner

Philando Castile, 32, was quick with a hug, gentle, and so smart that he was considered over-qualified for his cafeteria supervisor job at a Minnesota public school where kids loved him, recalled friends, family and others who knew him.

Jul 07 2016

Minnesota black man killed by police was smart, cautious gun owner

Philando Castile, 32, was quick with a hug, gentle, and so smart that he was considered over-qualified for his cafeteria supervisor job at a Minnesota public school where kids loved him, recalled friends, family and others who knew him.

Jul 05 2016

Red, white and extra blue as tight security marks U.S. July 4th celebrations

NEW YORK The United States celebrated the July Fourth holiday on Monday with parades, baking contests and picnics draped in red, white and an extra layer of blue, as police ramped up patrols because of concerns about terrorism and gun violence. | Video

Jul 04 2016

Charges weighed after Ohio incident triggers Emirati warning on robes

The mayor of an Ohio town at the center of an incident that prompted the United Arab Emirates to warn citizens against wearing traditional robes abroad apologized and said on Monday some of those involved could face criminal charges.

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