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  • Five takeaways from GOP hopefuls' New Hampshire happening

    NASHUA, N.H. – Republican presidential candidates and hopefuls were in New Hampshire this weekend for a party conference, the first gathering of its k ...
    April 19, 2015 - 8:13 am
  • Believe it or not, bipartisanship breaks out on Capitol Hill

    WASHINGTON – Suddenly, bipartisanship has broken out on Capitol Hill.On Iran, Medicare, education an ...
    April 18, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Islamic State blamed for Afghan suicide bombing killing 35

    FAIZABAD, Afghanistan – A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a line of people waiting outside a bank Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, killing a ...
    April 18, 2015 - 9:46 pm
  • Australia arrests 5 for alleged ISIS-inspired terror plot

    SYDNEY – Five Australian teenagers were arrested Saturday on suspicion of plotting an Islamic State group-inspired terrorist attack at a Veterans' Day ...
    April 18, 2015 - 9:43 pm
  • 2 years after bombs, Boston Marathon looks forward, not back

    BOSTON – It's been decades since you could run in the Boston Marathon without qualifying, before limits on the field size made entering – almost as mu ...
    April 18, 2015 - 8:44 pm
  • 5 years on, empty graves, full hearts for Gulf survivors

    JONESVILLE, La. – Courtney Kemp was getting dressed for work when her husband, Wyatt, walked in and sat down. He didn't speak, but she could tell some ...
    April 18, 2015 - 8:22 pm
  • Marco Rubio-Jeb Bush alliance sours in GOP primary faceoff

    NASHUA, N.H. – Ties between Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, political allies for more than a decade, are fraying as the Rep ...
    April 18, 2015 - 11:47 am
  • New Hampshire clash of Republican presidential contenders

    NASHUA, N.H. – The Republican Party's most ambitious have stormed into New Hampshire for an early state showdown that highlighted the diversity, polit ...
    April 18, 2015 - 8:09 am
  • Iraqi officials believe Saddam's top deputy killed

    BAGHDAD – He was the last member of Saddam Hussein’s inner circle still on the run, depicted with his distinctive red moustache as the “king of clubs” ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Opt-out movement accelerates amid Common Core testing

    ATLANTA – Thousands of students are opting out of new standardized tests aligned to the Common Core standards, defying the latest attempt by states to ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Parents of marathon victim say take death penalty off table

    BOSTON – The parents of the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombing are urging federal authorities to consider taking the death penalty off the ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • 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
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