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  • U.N. General Assembly to focus on war on extremists

    NEW YORK – A brutal terrorist organization that calls itself a state but lacks recognition from any government will take center stage when more than 1 ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Thousands march in NYC, around globe over climate

    NEW YORK – Accompanied by drumbeats, wearing costumes and carrying signs, thousands of demonstrators filled the streets of Manhattan and other cities ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • Police say rifle carried by ambush suspect found

    CANADENSIS, Pa. – Nine days after a gunman went on a deadly ambush at a state police barracks, authorities said Sunday they have recovered one of the ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • NASA's Maven explorer arrives at Mars after year

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – NASA's Maven spacecraft arrived at Mars late Sunday after a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago.
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • 32 structures destroyed in California wildfire

    SAN FRANCISCO – Nearly three-dozen structures were destroyed in a massive Northern California wildfire that continues to spread more than a week after ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:51 pm
  • Backers seek expansion of civil rights death law

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – There has only been one prosecution under the Emmett Till Act, even though the law was passed with the promise of $135 million for ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:46 pm
  • Judge: Man in 9/11 airport hoax should be freed

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man accused of creating a hoax that closed down a busy terminal at Kansas City International Airport on the 10t ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 12:11 pm
  • Egypt to host post-Gaza war talks this week

    RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Egypt will host a brief round of indirect talks this week between Israelis and Palestinians on a sustained Gaza cease-fire ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 8:41 am
  • California authorities catch 4 of 5 jail escapees

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Four of five inmates have been recaptured a day after their escape from a central California jail, authorities said. The fifth ma ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 8:40 am
  • El-Sissi pushes for action against militant groups

    CAIRO – Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is feeling vindicated by the world’s alarm over Islamic extremism that is fueling wars and bloodshed ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Pomp, little action expected at UN climate summit

    WASHINGTON – New York City will be full of planet-saving pomp this coming week, but short on action to rescue the world.
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Secret Service boosts security outside White House

    WASHINGTON – The Secret Service chief has stepped-up security outside the White House after a man with a knife who jumped the fence made it into the p ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • 2016 may loom, but Jeb Bush is focused on business

    CORAL GABLES, Fla. – While other Republicans considering the 2016 presidential race are openly laying the foundations of potential campaigns, former F ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Tense hunt in trooper ambush case hits 8 days

    CANADENSIS, Pa. – The suspect in the deadly ambush at a state police barracks in a remote part of northeastern Pennsylvania remained at large for an e ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Examining American jihadis: Why do they fight?

    WASHINGTON – A look at Americans who became jihadis, and what motivated them to fight:Moner Mohammad ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:29 pm
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