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  • Internet outages reveal gaps, vulnerability in broadband infrastructure in America

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — When vandals sliced a fiber-optic cable in the Arizona desert last month, they did more than time-warp thousands of people back to ...
    March 27, 2015 - 2:29 pm
  • Backup options for Internet lines like fiber-optic liens can be costly, complicated

    Hunter Newby describes himself as a real estate entrepreneur, even if he's not marketing houses or land. Instead, he's selling space on a new fiber-op ...
    March 27, 2015 - 1:10 pm
  • What to know about Internet infrastructure vulnerabilities in the U.S.

    Internet outages can disrupt emergency services, business transactions and basic communication. Here are few things to know about the nation's Interne ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:08 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for March 27; U.S. Senate passes balanced-budget plan

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    March 27, 2015 - 6:37 am
  • Schock says he leaves Congress with sadness, humility

    WASHINGTON – Embattled Rep. Aaron Schock said Thursday he is leaving Congress with sadness and humility and vowed to work "tirelessly" to make amends ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • House OKs bipartisan Medicare doctor bill

    WASHINGTON – In uncommon bipartisan harmony, the House approved a $214 billion bill on Thursday permanently blocking physician Medicare cuts, moving C ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Oklahoma salvages belongings after storm

    SAND SPRINGS, Okla. – Oklahomans salvaged soggy belongings Thursday after the Plains’ first tornado outbreak of 2015, expressing gratitude that casual ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Senate next after House approves conservative budget

    WASHINGTON – Republicans pushed a balanced-budget blueprint toward Senate approval on Thursday, laying down conservative markers for a likely veto str ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Co-pilot willfully slams plane in Alps

    PARIS – Passengers with moments to live screamed in terror and the pilot frantically pounded on the locked cockpit door as a 27-year-old German co-pil ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Pope's sex abuse commission alarmed by bishop appointment

    VATICAN CITY – Several members of Pope Francis' sex abuse advisory board are expressing concern and incredulity over his decision to appoint a Chilean ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Watchdog says senior Homeland official broke no laws

    WASHINGTON – A senior Obama administration official violated agency ethics policies but did not break any laws when he intervened in three visa cases ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Bergdahl charged despite torture, attempts to escape Taliban

    RALEIGH, N.C. – Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl says he was tortured repeatedly in the five years he was held captive by the Taliban: beaten with a copper cab ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • U.S. sees opportunity in Iran's pullback in Iraq

    WASHINGTON – The United States persuaded Iraq to sideline Iranian-backed Shiite militias as a condition to American airstrikes in the strategic city o ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Turmoil in Yemen escalates as Saudi Arabia bombs rebels

    SANAA, Yemen – The turmoil in Yemen grew into a regional conflict Thursday, with Saudi Arabia and its allies bombing Shiite rebels allied with Iran, w ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Iran may run centrifuges at fortified site

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland – The United States is considering letting Tehran run hundreds of centrifuges at a once-secret, fortified underground bunker in ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:57 pm
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