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  • Sepp Blatter wins re-election as FIFA president

    ZURICH – Sepp Blatter was re-elected as FIFA president for a fifth term on Friday, chosen to lead world soccer despite separate U.S. and Swiss crimina ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:31 pm
  • U.S. economy shrank at 0.7 percent rate in first quarter

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy went into reverse in the first three months of this year as a severe winter and a widening trade deficit took a harsher ...
    May 29, 2015 - 8:29 am
  • 10 Things to Know for May 29; FIFA reels from corruption crisis

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    May 29, 2015 - 7:02 am
  • 10 Things to Know for May 28; Flood threat remains across Texas

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    May 28, 2015 - 6:29 am
  • Rick Santorum announces second White House run

    CABOT, Pa. – Conservative culture warrior Rick Santorum launched a 2016 White House bid on Wednesday, vowing to fight for working-class Americans in a ...
    May 28, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • Texas flooding update: Missing 73-year-old woman's car found in ditch

    11:45 a.m.Authorities in South Texas are searching for a 73-year-old woman whose car was found in a ...
    May 27, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • Closed-door trial in Iran of Washington Post reporter begins

    TEHRAN, Iran – An Iranian security court on Tuesday began the closed-door espionage trial of an Iranian-American reporter for The Washington Post who ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • IRS says thieves stole tax info from 100,000

    WASHINGTON – Sophisticated criminals used an online service run by the IRS to access personal tax information from more than 100,000 taxpayers, part o ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Iraq begins operation to oust Islamic State from Anbar

    BAGHDAD – Iraq vowed Tuesday to retake Anbar province – now mostly held by the Islamic State – by launching a large-scale military operation less than ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Amtrak to install long-sought cameras in locomotives

    WASHINGTON – Amtrak said Tuesday it will install video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record the actions of train engineers, a move that follows a ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • Police: U.S. airman shoots Wal-Mart workers, kills self

    A U.S. airman "with no apparent motive" walked into a Wal-Mart Supercenter in North Dakota early Tuesday and opened fire with a handgun, killing one w ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Taco Bell, Pizza Hut: Artificial ingredients getting booted

    NEW YORK – Taco Bell and Pizza Hut say they're getting rid of artificial colors and flavors, making them the latest big food companies scrambling to d ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Supreme Court to hear Texas Senate districts case

    WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear an important case about whether states must count only those who are eligible to vote, rather th ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for May 26; 12 missing in Texas flood

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    May 26, 2015 - 6:22 am
  • Obama honors sacrifices of service members at Arlington

    ARLINGTON, Va. – President Barack Obama on Monday saluted Americans who died in battle, saying the country must “never stop trying to fully repay them ...
    May 26, 2015 - 12:46 am
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