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  • 10 Things to Know for May 22; Archives show tax breaks Hilary Clinton endorsed

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    May 22, 2015 - 6:28 am
  • Obama’s trade measure clears key Senate hurdle

    WASHINGTON – In a triumph for President Barack Obama, sweeping legislation to strengthen the administration’s hand in global trade talks advanced towa ...
    May 22, 2015 - 1:08 am
  • Fears mount as Islamic State expands territory in Syria

    DAMASCUS, Syria – Fears mounted over the fate of one of the Mideast’s most prominent archaeological sites after Islamic State militants overran the hi ...
    May 22, 2015 - 1:09 am
  • Boy Scouts' leader says ban on gay adults not sustainable

    NEW YORK — The national president of the Boy Scouts of America, Robert Gates, said Thursday that the organization's longstanding ban on participation ...
    May 22, 2015 - 1:11 am
  • 10 Things to Know for May 21; California oil spill cleanup begins

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    May 21, 2015 - 6:22 am
  • Oil slicks spread 9 miles off California, foul beaches, air

    GOLETA, Calif. – An oil spill from a ruptured onshore pipeline that fouled beaches and threatened wildlife along a scenic stretch of the California co ...
    May 20, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • U.S. releases more than 100 Osama bin Laden documents

    WASHINGTON – Documents swept up in the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound portray a leader cut off from his underlings, disappointed by their failures ...
    May 20, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Islamic State seizes ancient town of Palmyra in Syria

    BEIRUT – Islamic State extremists captured the ancient Syrian town of Palmyra after government defense lines there collapsed Wednesday, a stunning tri ...
    May 20, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Banks fined more than $5B, to plead guilty to market rigging

    WASHINGTON – Four of the world's biggest banks agreed Wednesday to pay more than $5 billion in penalties and plead guilty to rigging the currency mark ...
    May 20, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • DEA raids clinics, pharmacies in 'pill mill' crackdown

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Authorities raided medical clinics, pharmacies and other locations across the South on Wednesday as part of a Drug Enforcement Adm ...
    May 20, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • California farmers volunteer to give up some water rights

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A group of California farmers, in a surprising turnaround, is volunteering to give up a fourth of its available water this year, ...
    May 20, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Capitol cops get bathroom training after guns left in toilet

    WASHINGTON – Capitol Police officers are getting training after officers accidentally left their guns in the Capitol's public bathrooms three times th ...
    May 20, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • Obama calls climate change an 'indisputable' security threat

    NEW LONDON, Conn. – President Barack Obama has argued for action on climate change as a matter of health, environmental protection and international o ...
    May 20, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for May 20; Breakthrough in Southeast Asia's migrant crisis

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    May 20, 2015 - 8:19 am
  • China's impact looms large as US debates its own trade deals

    WASHINGTON – If the U.S. doesn't write the rules of international trade, President Barack Obama warns, China will. In fact, China is already helping w ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:35 pm
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