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  • Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu assails Iran-nuclear talks in Congress address

    WASHINGTON — In a speech that stirred political intrigue in two countries, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Congress on Tuesday that neg ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:45 am
  • Boehner leaves open possible vote on Dem-backed DHS bill

    WASHINGTON – Speaker John Boehner left open the possibility Monday that the House might pass long-term funding for the Homeland Security Department wi ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Iraq launches operation to retake Tikrit from Islamic State

    BAGHDAD – Backed by Iranian-supported Shiite militias, Iraqi forces launched a large-scale offensive Monday to retake Saddam Hussein's hometown from t ...
    March 2, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • Benjamin Netanyahu assails Iran deal, touts U.S.-Israel ties

    WASHINGTON – Seeking to lower tensions, Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. officials cast their dispute over Iran as a family squabble on Monday, even as the ...
    March 2, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Federal judge blocks Nebraska's gay marriage ban

    OMAHA, Neb. — A federal judge on Monday blocked Nebraska's gay marriage ban, but the decision will not take effect for a week and the state plans to a ...
    March 2, 2015 - 9:51 am
  • Parents asking doctors to delay vaccines more, survey says

    CHICAGO — Parents have increasingly pressured doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to preventable dis ...
    March 2, 2015 - 9:41 am
  • 10 Things to Know for March 2; UN says thousands have died in Ukraine's violence

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:
    March 2, 2015 - 8:28 am
  • Survey: Parents increasingly ask doctors to delay vaccines

    CHICAGO – Parents have increasingly pressured doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to preventable dis ...
    March 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • No plane, many discoveries in yearlong search for Flight 370

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand – The yearlong search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has turned up no sign of the plane, but that doesn’t mean it’s been unp ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • 30,000 marchers in Moscow mourn slain Putin foe

    MOSCOW – For the tens of thousands bearing flowers and tying black ribbons to railings in honor of slain Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Uganda: Victims back leniency for LRA chief but trial awaits

    BARLONYO, Uganda – This is the horror that Silveria Okweny is willing to forgive:On Feb. 21, 2004, a ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Myanmar captures rare white elephant in western jungles

    YANGON, Myanmar – Myanmar's forestry department has captured a rare white elephant in the jungles of the country's western Ayeyarwaddy region, an offi ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Joint birthday party for NY couple married 82 years

    SPRING VALLEY, N.Y. – A husband and wife thought to be one of the oldest married couples in New York have celebrated their birthdays – and their combi ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Prince William gets close look at tsunami disaster in Japan

    ISHINOMAKI, Japan – Britain's Prince William stood atop a hill in northeastern Japan on Sunday, and stretched below him was barren land known as the " ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Crowd kills girl suspected to be suicide bomber in Nigeria

    BAUCHI, Nigeria – A crowd beat to death a teenage girl accused of planning to be a suicide bomber and then set her body ablaze Sunday, according to po ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:47 pm
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