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  • Heavy winds sweep Europe, knock people to their knees, 1 man dead

    BERLIN – Heavy winds swept across Britain, Germany and the Netherlands on Tuesday, killing one man, knocking other pedestrians to their knees and forc ...
    March 31, 2015 - 11:35 am
  • Former Vladimir Putin allies question his political course

    MOSCOW – As Russian President Vladimir Putin marks 15 years since he was first elected, his former long-term allies are questioning his political cour ...
    March 31, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • Tasteless tweets by newly named 'Daily Show' host Trevor Noah draw fire

    NEW YORK – A day after Trevor Noah was declared the new host of "The Daily Show," complete with the blessing of the exiting Jon Stewart, graphic tweet ...
    March 31, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Indiana governor Mike Pence wants changes to religious-objections law

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said Tuesday that he wants legislation on his desk by the end of the week to clarify that a new religious- ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • U.S. to pledge up to 28 percent emission cut in global treaty

    WASHINGTON – The United States pledged Tuesday to cut its greenhouse gas emissions up to 28 percent as part of a global treaty aimed at preventing the ...
    March 31, 2015 - 9:53 am
  • Indianapolis Star calls for law protecting gays, lesbians

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Star is urging Indiana lawmakers in a front-page editorial to respond to widespread criticism of a new religious objec ...
    March 31, 2015 - 8:58 am
  • Liberal Democrats, GOP cling to hope Elizabeth Warren runs for president

    WASHINGTON – Republicans and liberal Democrats have found something to agree on: Both want to keep alive the prospect that Massachusetts Sen. Elizabet ...
    March 31, 2015 - 8:21 am
  • Fight over religious objection proposals shifts to Arkansas

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The fight over religious objection proposals facing increasing criticism from businesses and advocates who call them a licens ...
    March 31, 2015 - 8:20 am
  • U.S. home prices rise modestly, weigh on affordability

    WASHINGTON – U.S. home price increases continued to rise at a steady pace in January, as the housing market deals with affordability problems and few ...
    March 31, 2015 - 8:15 am
  • Indiana lawmakers try to quiet firestorm surrounding new law

    INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Mike Pence called off public appearances Monday and sports officials planned an “Indy Welcomes All” campaign ahead of this weekend ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Church van crashes into canal, killing 8 and injuring 10

    FORT PIERCE, Fla. – The congregants of a close-knit Haitian church gathered Monday around Nicolas Alexis, hoping to learn what happened to 18 friends ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Federal agents charged with stealing digital currency

    SAN FRANCISCO – Two former federal agents were charged with fraud in the theft of digital currency during an investigation into an online black market ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • NSA: Car smashes into police vehicle at Fort Meade; 1 dead

    FORT MEADE, Md. – Two men dressed as women smashed a stolen car into a police vehicle after they disobeyed commands at the closely guarded gates of th ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Marathon bombing jurors see carnage photos, prosecutors rest

    BOSTON – Prosecutors rested their case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday after jurors in his federal death penalty trial saw ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Pentagon chief considers easing of enlistment standards

    ABINGTON, Pa. – Saying the military needs to do more to compete with corporate America for quality recruits, Defense Secretary Ash Carter opened the d ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:38 pm
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