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  • Most picky eating harmless but it can signal emotional woes

    CHICAGO – Parents of picky eaters take heart: New research suggests the problem is rarely worth fretting over, although in a small portion of kids it ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Police ID suspect in killing of officer; manhunt underway

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Tennessee police officials on Sunday identified a suspect in the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer, and an intense search fo ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Challenger, Columbia wreckage on public display for 1st time

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is offering up wreckage from the Challenger and Columbia for public view after hiding it from the world for decades.
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Hitchhiking robot's cross-country trip in U.S. ends in Philly

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A hitchhiking robot that captured the hearts of fans worldwide met its demise in the U.S.
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Zimbabwe alleges 2nd American illegally hunted lion

    HARARE, Zimbabwe – Now there are two: Zimbabwe accused a Pennsylvania doctor on Sunday of illegally killing a lion in April, adding to the outcry over ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • French riot police disperse migrants at Channel Tunnel

    COQUELLES, France – French riot police have sprayed migrants with a chemical irritant as they tried to storm the Channel Tunnel, and the British and F ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • U.S., Egypt resume formal security talks with Kerry visit

    CAIRO – Despite persistent human rights concerns, the United States on Sunday resumed formal security talks with Egypt that were last held six years a ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Internal dispute over Taliban succession hints at rifts

    KABUL, Afghanistan – The brother of Mullah Mohammad Omar on Sunday joined a growing chorus of opposition to the opaque selection of the late Taliban l ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Ferguson spurs 40 new state measures; activists want more

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – When a white Ferguson policeman fatally shot a black 18-year-old nearly a year ago, the St. Louis suburb erupted in violent prot ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • IOC to order tests for viruses at Rio's Olympic water venues

    RIO DE JANEIRO – The International Olympic Committee said Sunday it will order testing for disease-causing viruses in the sewage-polluted waters where ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Greenhouse gas: Obama to order steeper cuts for power plants

    NEW YORK – President Barack Obama will impose even steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants than previously expected, senior ad ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:09 am
  • Some Americans refuse to give up on Confederate flag

    HANOVER, Pa. – Many Americans assumed the Confederate flag was retired for good after governors in South Carolina and Alabama removed it from their st ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 9:57 am
  • Some Midwest farmers' crops falter in record rains

    INDIANAPOLIS – Weeks of record rainfalls drenched Don Lamb’s cornfields this summer, drowning some plants and leaving others yellowed, 2 feet tall and ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 9:03 pm
  • Data: Nearly 5 dozen give a third of all '16 campaign cash

    WASHINGTON – It took Ted Cruz three months to raise $10 million for his campaign for president, a springtime sprint of $1,000-per-plate dinners, hundr ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Man who studied Cecil the lion for 9 years talks impact

    JOHANNESBURG – When Cecil the lion’s carcass was finally found after he was lured out of a Zimbabwe wildlife reserve to be killed by an American hunte ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 9:01 pm
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