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  • 2 mummified babies found in ceiling at Gary, Indiana funeral home

    CHICAGO — A spokesman says the remains of two mummified or skeletonized babies found inside small boxes above ceiling tiles at a funeral home in north ...
    March 5, 2015 - 3:25 pm
  • Why is Ringling removing elephants from the circus?

    POLK CITY, Fla. — The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced Thursday it will phase out the show's iconic elephants from its performances ...
    March 5, 2015 - 11:54 am
  • Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus phasing out elephant acts by 2018

    POLK CITY, Fla. — The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will phase out the show's iconic elephants from its performances by 2018, telling The ...
    March 5, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • 10 Things to Know for March 5; Justice Department clears officer in Ferguson shooting

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    March 5, 2015 - 6:32 am
  • Justices sharply divided over health care law subsidies

    WASHINGTON – Sharply divided along familiar lines, the Supreme Court took up a politically charged new challenge to President Barack Obama's health ov ...
    March 4, 2015 - 8:56 pm
  • Clinton email investigation: House committee subpoenas messages in Benghazi probe

    WASHINGTON – A House committee investigating the Benghazi, Libya, attacks issued subpoenas Wednesday for the emails of Hillary Rodham Clinton, who use ...
    March 4, 2015 - 8:09 pm
  • McDonald's says it won't use human antibiotics in chicken

    NEW YORK – McDonald's says it plans to require chicken suppliers to stop using antibiotics important to human medicine within two years.
    March 4, 2015 - 6:32 pm
  • Justice Dept. clears Darren Wilson in Michael Brown case, Ferguson police force criticized

    WASHINGTON — The Justice Department won't prosecute a former Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old, ...
    March 4, 2015 - 12:59 pm
  • From Pizza Hut, electric bicycles to Star Trek 'tricorder,' anti-tagging glasses gadget fair has it all

    BARCELONA, Spain — The pervasive creep of the Internet from computers and phones to all kinds of objects is the theme of this year's edition of the Mo ...
    March 5, 2015 - 10:21 am
  • Coal mine blast in Donetsk, Ukraine kills at least 10 workers

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — A methane explosion ripped through a coal mine before dawn Wednesday in war-torn eastern Ukraine, killing at least 10 workers, ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:48 am
  • How far is Iran from being nuclear threat? U.S., others differ on timetable

    MONTREUX, Switzerland — One burning question in the global effort to prevent Iran from becoming a nuclear power is this: How long would it take for th ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • Boston Marathon bombing trial: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyer admits he committed crime

    BOSTON — Dzhokhar Tsarnaev went on trial for his life Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombing with his own lawyer bluntly telling the jury he committ ...
    March 4, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • World Health Organization: We're eating too much sugar; cut to 5-10 percent of diet

    LONDON — Put down the doughnut. And while you're at it, skip the breakfast cereal, fruit juice, beer and ketchup.
    March 4, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • Coal mine blast in eastern Ukraine kills 1, traps dozens

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — An explosion ripped through a coal mine before dawn Wednesday in war-torn eastern Ukraine, killing at least one miner and trap ...
    March 4, 2015 - 7:08 am
  • 10 Things to Know for March 4; Alabama court resists federal rulings; halts gay marriage

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
    March 4, 2015 - 6:32 am
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