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  • Schock says he leaves Congress with sadness, humility

    WASHINGTON – Embattled Rep. Aaron Schock said Thursday he is leaving Congress with sadness and humility and vowed to work "tirelessly" to make amends ...
    NEW: March 26, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • House OKs bipartisan Medicare doctor bill

    WASHINGTON – In uncommon bipartisan harmony, the House approved a $214 billion bill on Thursday permanently blocking physician Medicare cuts, moving C ...
    NEW: March 26, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Oklahoma salvages belongings after storm

    SAND SPRINGS, Okla. – Oklahomans salvaged soggy belongings Thursday after the Plains’ first tornado outbreak of 2015, expressing gratitude that casual ...
    NEW: March 26, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Senate next after House approves conservative budget

    WASHINGTON – Republicans pushed a balanced-budget blueprint toward Senate approval on Thursday, laying down conservative markers for a likely veto str ...
    NEW: March 26, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Co-pilot willfully slams plane in Alps

    PARIS – Passengers with moments to live screamed in terror and the pilot frantically pounded on the locked cockpit door as a 27-year-old German co-pil ...
    NEW: March 26, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Pope's sex abuse commission alarmed by bishop appointment

    VATICAN CITY – Several members of Pope Francis' sex abuse advisory board are expressing concern and incredulity over his decision to appoint a Chilean ...
    NEW: March 26, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Watchdog says senior Homeland official broke no laws

    WASHINGTON – A senior Obama administration official violated agency ethics policies but did not break any laws when he intervened in three visa cases ...
    NEW: March 26, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Bergdahl charged despite torture, attempts to escape Taliban

    RALEIGH, N.C. – Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl says he was tortured repeatedly in the five years he was held captive by the Taliban: beaten with a copper cab ...
    NEW: March 26, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • U.S. sees opportunity in Iran's pullback in Iraq

    WASHINGTON – The United States persuaded Iraq to sideline Iranian-backed Shiite militias as a condition to American airstrikes in the strategic city o ...
    NEW: March 26, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Turmoil in Yemen escalates as Saudi Arabia bombs rebels

    SANAA, Yemen – The turmoil in Yemen grew into a regional conflict Thursday, with Saudi Arabia and its allies bombing Shiite rebels allied with Iran, w ...
    NEW: March 26, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Iran may run centrifuges at fortified site

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland – The United States is considering letting Tehran run hundreds of centrifuges at a once-secret, fortified underground bunker in ...
    NEW: March 26, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for March 26; Tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Arkansas

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    March 26, 2015 - 6:41 am
  • Military: Bergdahl may face life in prison if convicted

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. – Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who abandoned his post in Afghanistan and was held captive for five years by the Taliban, was charged Wedn ...
    March 26, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • 1 person killed when tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Arkansas

    TULSA, Okla. – The slow start to the nation's tornado season came to a violent end Wednesday, when tornadoes raked Tulsa during its evening rush hour, ...
    March 26, 2015 - 12:29 am
  • GOP-controlled House passes budget to erase deficits

    WASHINGTON – Normally quarrelsome House Republicans came together Wednesday night and passed a boldly conservative budget that relies on nearly $5 tri ...
    March 26, 2015 - 12:28 am
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