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  • Rising cigarette taxes tied to lower infant mortality rate, study finds

    CHICAGO — When it costs more to smoke, fewer babies die, according to a new study that links rising cigarette taxes with declines in infant mortality, ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • From Homeland to hair: Hillary Clinton's emails peek into the personal

    WASHINGTON – The latest release of Hillary Clinton's private emails show her, as secretary of state, dealing with the complicated politics of the Arab ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 8:34 am
  • Obama says parts of climate deal must be legally binding

    PARIS – Parts of a global climate agreement being hammered out in Paris should be legally binding, President Barack Obama said Tuesday. The declaratio ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 8:33 am
  • Obama says Russia may finally come around on Assad's future

    PARIS – President Barack Obama expressed optimism Tuesday that Russia will ultimately come around on the need for Syrian President Bashar Assad to lea ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 8:31 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Dec. 1; World leaders call for price on carbon dioxide pollution

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 6:27 am
  • Israel convicts 2 youths in 2014 killing of Palestinian teen

    JERUSALEM – A Jerusalem court on Monday convicted two Israeli youths in the grisly killing of a 16-year-old Palestinian boy whose slaying was part of ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Black pastors press Trump on tone during closed-door meeting

    NEW YORK – Dozens of black pastors pressed Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Monday to address what some called his use of racially ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Prosecutors charge 4 in shooting of Minneapolis protesters

    MINNEAPOLIS – Four men were charged Monday in last week's shooting of demonstrators protesting the killing of a black man by Minneapolis police, while ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • World leaders gather to try to save Earth from overheating

    LE BOURGET, France – With dramatic vows to save future generations from an overheated planet, the largest gathering ever of world leaders began two we ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Suspect in Planned Parenthood attack makes 1st court appearance

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The man accused in the shooting rampage at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic made his first court appearance Monday and l ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 12:46 am
  • New York City's novel salt warning rule set to take effect at chains

    NEW YORK – New York City begins a new era in nutritional warnings this week, when chain restaurants will have to start putting a special symbol on hig ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 1:57 pm
  • Obama: Climate pact an 'act of defiance' after Paris attacks

    LE BOURGET, France – Pushing for a powerful climate deal, President Barack Obama called the global talks opening Monday outside Paris an "act of defia ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 11:28 am
  • Congress returns to looming deadlines on budget, highways

    WASHINGTON – Lawmakers are returning to Capitol Hill to wrap up work on the budget, highway spending and taxes, an end-of-the-year stretch that will t ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Nov 30; Leaders hope climate talks send message to terrorists

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 6:24 am
  • Planned Parenthood shooting: Suspect says 'no more baby parts' after arrest

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Robert Lewis Dear was reclusive, and he seldom spoke to neighbors in a quiet patch of woods in rural Colorado where he lived ...
    Nov. 29, 2015 - 10:13 am
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