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  • Mass ascension kicks off international balloon fiesta

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Tens of thousands of spectators swarmed the launch field Saturday for the first mass ascension of the 44th annual Albuquerque Inte ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Guatemalan mudslide death toll reaches 56, hundreds missing

    SANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala – Rescue workers using shovels and pickaxes recovered more bodies from the rubble of a collapsed hillside on the outs ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Abortion, birth control, race top Supreme Court’s agenda

    WASHINGTON – Abortion, birth control and race are among the most divisive issues the Supreme Court will confront over the next nine months, amid a pre ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • More rain, flooding forecast along soggy East Coast

    CHARLESTON, S.C. – While spared the full fury of Hurricane Joaquin, parts of the East Coast saw record-setting rain Saturday that shut down roads, wat ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • ‘Here we go again’ – Americans’ lament after Oregon shooting

    The news from Oregon was grim enough in isolation – nine people shot dead at a community college. For many Americans it was all the sadder as a remind ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • Survivor: Gunman spared 'lucky one' to give police message

    ROSEBURG, Ore. – The gunman who opened fire in an Oregon college shot one classmate after saying he could save her life by begging, and others were ki ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • Doctors Without Borders: 19 dead in Afghan clinic airstrike

    KABUL, Afghanistan – Confusion reigned in the wake of the deadly bombing Saturday of a hospital compound in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz that ki ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Obama says Putin wrong on Syria but no 'proxy war'

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Friday vehemently rejected Russia's military actions in Syria as self-defeating and dismissed the idea that Mos ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • St. Louis County police urged to strengthen protest planning

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis County police must strengthen policies for handling protests, improve training on diversity and community policing, and do a bet ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • Oregon gunman was Army dropout who studied mass shooters

    ROSEBURG, Ore. – The 26-year-old gunman who opened fire on fellow students in his community college English class, killing nine people, was an Army bo ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • Doctors Without Borders: Afghan clinic bombed, 3 staff dead

    KABUL, Afghanistan – Doctors Without Borders says three members of its staff are dead and 30 missing after their hospital in the northern Afghan city ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Umpqua Community College students describe horror of Oregon shooting

    ROSEBURG, Ore. — Armed with multiple guns, a 26-year-old man walked into a morning writing class at a community college in this rural Oregon town and ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:47 am
  • Sheriff maintains gun rights support after mass shooting in Oregon

    ROSEBURG, Ore. — This small town in southern Oregon's timber country strongly supports gun rights, and that hasn't changed for the county's top law en ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:44 am
  • U.S. regulator missed its best chance to catch Volkswagen cheating

    CHICAGO — More than a decade ago, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency helped develop a technology that ultimately was used by an independent labo ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 9:38 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Oct. 2; Oregon gunman asked about religion, witness says

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 6:18 am