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  • Verizon slices up the bundle, lets customers choose

    NEW YORK – Under pressure from an expanding number of cheaper online video services, the long-dominant bundle of channels offered by pay-TV companies ...
    April 17, 2015 - 6:02 pm
  • Large measles outbreak traced to Disneyland is declared over

    LOS ANGELES – California health authorities on Friday declared an end to a large measles outbreak that started at Disneyland and triggered a national ...
    April 17, 2015 - 2:03 pm
  • Obama calls delay of attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch 'crazy'

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Friday said it was "crazy" and "embarrassing" the way the Republican-led Senate has held up confirmation of his ...
    April 17, 2015 - 1:19 pm
  • Carly Fiorina aims to keep Hillary Clinton from playing the 'gender card'

    NASHUA, N.H. – Carly Fiorina, the lone Republican woman eying the White House, wants to block Hillary Rodham Clinton from playing the "gender card" in ...
    April 17, 2015 - 1:04 pm
  • Iraqi officials say Saddam deputy believed killed

    BAGHDAD – Iraqi officials said Friday they believe that government forces killed Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, the former deputy of Saddam Hussein who for o ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • Sen. Jeanne Shaheen says it's time to put a woman on the $20 bill

    CONCORD, N.H. – The first woman to serve as both governor and U.S. senator is backing a campaign to put a female face on the $20 bill.
    April 17, 2015 - 9:20 am
  • Adventurous raccoon makes 58-story climb up Toronto crane

    TORONTO (AP) — A death-defying raccoon has caused a sensation in Toronto for climbing a crane about 698 feet (213 meters) up a downtown skyscraper.
    April 17, 2015 - 8:45 am
  • Gulf health 5 years after BP oil spill: Resilient yet scarred

    From above, five years after the BP well explosion, the Gulf of Mexico looks clean, green and whole again, teeming with life — a testament to the resi ...
    April 17, 2015 - 8:31 am
  • Higher U.S. gas prices spark modest inflation in March

    WASHINGTON – Rising gas prices in March led to a slight increase in inflation, a sign that some of the broader economic impact from cheaper oil is fad ...
    April 17, 2015 - 8:29 am
  • Homeland chief: Gyrocopter came in 'under the radar'

    WASHINGTON – The Florida postal carrier charged Thursday with two federal crimes for steering his small gyrocopter through protected Washington airspa ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Thousands flee as IS group advances on Iraq's Ramadi

    BAGHDAD – More than 2,000 families have fled the Iraqi city of Ramadi with little more than the clothes on their backs, officials said Thursday, as th ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Walker’s Wisconsin budget shows his conservative ideals

    MADISON, Wis. – Best known nationally for his struggle with unions, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is staking out conservative ground in broader ways as ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • House passes bill to repeal estate tax

    WASHINGTON – The House voted Thursday to repeal the federal tax on estates, a politically volatile issue that affects few inheritances.
    April 16, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • U.S. Marshals nab 7,100 fugitives in 6-week nationwide sweep

    CAMDEN, N.J. – The U.S. Marshals Service says it rounded up 7,100 fugitives in a six-week nationwide sweep that focused on seven cities shown to have ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Putin confident on economy, offers to mend ties with West

    MOSCOW – Russia has weathered the worst of its economic troubles and is on the road to recovery, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday during a marat ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:30 pm
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