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Subway driver outlasts senators, retires after 41 years below the Capitol

In the U.S. Senate, where power extends from seniority and most politicians pride themselves on longevity, Daryl Chappelle has humbly outlasted them all.

Photographer marks 20 years at the Kentucky Derby

Through everything in John McGraw's life during the past two decades, there has been one constant: He knows he will be in the infield of Churchill Downs on the first Saturday in May.

Documents: Not enough drugs left to finish botched Oklahoma execution

The execution of Clayton Lockett was halted after a doctor acknowledged that because of problems in administering the drugs, there were not enough left to carry out the death sentence, the Oklahoma Department of Corrections said Thursday.

Clintons' relationship with media still testy after all these years

During the Arab Spring, Hillary Clinton heralded Al-Jazeera's coverage of momentous events in Egypt in 2011.

Screams, tears as airline urges Flight 370 relatives to return home

Malaysia Airlines said Thursday it would soon close the hotel support centers where relatives of vanished Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 passengers have gathered for weeks, sparking a new wave of anguish and despair for the hundreds who got the n

Florida jail blast kills 2, injures dozens

Part of the Escambia County, Florida, jail collapsed after an apparent gas explosion, killing two inmates and injuring about 100 others.

A busy Santorum courts Republican establishment

Rick Santorum, the former Pennsylvania senator, conservative social crusader and perpetual GOP presidential candidate, sounded a downcast note over the weekend when asked about the possibility of another White House run in 2016.

8 tourist traps that are still worth visiting

Tourist traps -- overcrowded, over-hyped and, of course, overpriced. Yet we keep going. By the millions. Why? Because however one bad experience may make us feel about them, they're awesome.

Women arrested in Oregon for twerking and urinating in public

Three women were arrested for disorderly conduct Tuesday in Beaverton, Oregon. Police moved in when they started "twerking" outside a courthouse, Jamie Wilson reports more charges were filed once police investigated further.

Montana court rules 31-day rape sentence inadequate

A Montana teacher who served 31 days in jail for raping a 14-year-old girl who later killed herself must be re-sentenced, the Montana Supreme Court ordered Wednesday.