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  • The anti-pot taboo shrinks in presidential politics

    DENVER – Presidential candidates are talking about marijuana in ways unimaginable not long ago.White ...
    July 6, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Day of extremist violence across Nigeria kills more than 60

    JOS, Nigeria – A day of extremist violence against both Muslims and Christians in Nigeria killed more than 60 people, including worshippers in a mosqu ...
    July 6, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Airstrike hits market north of Yemen's Aden, over 45 killed

    SANAA, Yemen – A massive airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition targeting rebels in Yemen hit a local marketplace on Monday, killing more than 45 civili ...
    July 6, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • After vote win, Greek leaders face pressure to restart talks

    ATHENS, Greece – Despite triumphing in a popular vote against austerity, Greece's leaders Monday faced the urgent need to heal ties with European cred ...
    July 6, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • Man convicted in 6 Illinois deaths seeks new Missouri venue

    HILLSBORO, Mo. – A 35-year-old man serving life sentences for six Illinois slayings wants to move a murder trial that could lead to his execution to a ...
    July 6, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Oreo Thins aim to be skinny, 'sophisticated' snack for grown-ups

    NEW YORK — Oreos are getting a skinny new look, and its maker says the new cookie is a "sophisticated" snack for grown-ups that isn't meant to be twis ...
    July 6, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • Is Grexit next? What's coming up as Greece stumbles toward euro exit

    FRANKFURT, Germany — Greece is at the last chance saloon, thirsty and out of credit. Next stop could be the badlands of euro exit.
    July 6, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • Documents reveal details of Chicago woman's killing in Bali

    CHICAGO (AP) — Indonesian court documents show that a man convicted in the murder of a Chicago woman in Bali arrived on the resort island hours before ...
    July 6, 2015 - 10:44 am
  • 10 Things to Know for July 6; Confederate flag debate resumes

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    July 6, 2015 - 6:50 am
  • Password standoff leads to lessons

    HOUSTON – A Texas man used social media to promote his gun store, posting politically charged messages that criticized the president and promoted Seco ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Pope urges defense of poor, planet during visit

    QUITO, Ecuador – Latin America’s first pope returned to Spanish-speaking South America for the first time Sunday, stressing the need to protect the po ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Traders recall the 'rush' and 'roar' as famed pits close

    NEW YORK – Pete Meegan had every intention of going back to college, but then he got a summer job in the Chicago trading pits and fell in love with th ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Back at work: Congress facing busy agenda, funding deadline

    WASHINGTON – Members of Congress return from July Fourth fireworks and parades Tuesday facing a daunting summer workload and an impending deadline to ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Greece enters uncharted territory after referendum 'no' vote

    ATHENS, Greece – Greece lurched into uncharted territory and an uncertain future in Europe’s common currency Sunday after voters overwhelmingly reject ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Charlotte christened on royal estate

    LONDON – Prince William and his wife, Kate, marked a milestone for their newborn baby Princess Charlotte on Sunday – a christening ceremony on Queen E ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:37 pm
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