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  • 10 Things to Know for July 31; Cecil the lion's killer sought

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    July 31, 2015 - 6:33 am
  • Rescuers hope for 'best-case scenario' for boys lost at sea

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Mustering hope for a "best-case scenario" in the face of countless unknowns, search crews braced for a seventh day and night a ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Congress passes 3-month highway, transit aid patch

    WASHINGTON – Congress sent President Barack Obama a three-month bill to keep highway and transit money flowing to states on Thursday, one day before t ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Afghan Taliban confirm Mullah Omar's death, choose successor

    KABUL, Afghanistan – The Taliban confirmed the death of longtime leader Mullah Mohammad Omar and appointed his successor Thursday, as a new round of p ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Wing part could help solve what happened to MH370

    SAINT-ANDRE, Reunion – A barnacle-encrusted wing part that washed up on a remote Indian Ocean island could help solve one of aviation's greatest myste ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Jeb Bush calls courtship of minority voters integral to campaign

    ORLANDO, Florida – Following his own advice, Jeb Bush is taking his presidential campaign to the neighborhoods and churches where Hispanics and Africa ...
    July 30, 2015 - 4:12 pm
  • Health law's nonprofit insurance co-ops awash in red ink

    WASHINGTON – Fed up with the insurance industry, Democrats used the health care overhaul to create nonprofit co-ops that would compete with the corpor ...
    July 30, 2015 - 1:12 pm
  • Confederate flags placed at Ebenezer church near MLK Center

    ATLANTA – Four Confederate battle flags were found on the grounds of the Ebenezer Baptist Church near the Martin Luther King Jr. Center in Atlanta on ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • U.S. economy posts solid 2.3 percent growth rate in Q2

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy posted a solid rebound in the April-June quarter after a harsh winter, led by a surge in consumer spending and a recover ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • 10 Things to Know for July 30; AP investigation: Filthy Rio water a threat to 2016 Olympics

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    July 30, 2015 - 6:12 am
  • US official: Plane debris in Indian Ocean same type as MH370

    SYDNEY — A sea-crusted wing part washed up on an island in the western Indian Ocean may be the first trace of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 since it va ...
    July 30, 2015 - 6:02 am
  • House votes to provide money for highways, transit

    WASHINGTON – The House voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to shore up federal highway aid and veterans’ health care before heading out of town for its ...
    July 30, 2015 - 12:43 am
  • Taliban leader Mullah Omar was reported to have died 2 years ago

    Mullah Mohammad Omar, the secretive head of the Taliban and an al-Qaida ally who led a bloody insurgency against U.S.-led forces, eluded capture for m ...
    July 30, 2015 - 12:43 am
  • Colorado theater shooter's mom: Silence was his loudest cry for help

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — James Holmes' mother insisted Wednesday that she would "have been crawling on all fours" to reach him had she known he was talking ...
    July 29, 2015 - 4:16 pm
  • Florida Teens' 6 days adrift verge on limits for survival at sea

    TEQUESTA, Fla. — Crews pushed the limits of an ever-expanding search zone Wednesday for two teens missing at sea and potentially nearing the boundarie ...
    July 29, 2015 - 4:09 pm
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