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  • WWII soldier’s gift to mom, lost for 73 years, returns home

    MILLVILLE, Mass. – This is the story of a loving tribute from a soldier preparing for war to his mother on the other side of the continent, who didn’t ...
    May 9, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Nearly half of states expect to confront big budget gaps

    ATLANTA – With the nation’s economy at its healthiest since the Great Recession, a surprising trend is emerging among the states – large budget gaps.
    May 9, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • California water cuts ignore past changes by some cities

    SAN DIEGO — In California's second-largest city, memories are still fresh of a devastating drought 25 years ago that saw the area's water supplies sla ...
    May 9, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Show of North Korean force sets back U.S. diplomatic overture

    WASHINGTON — North Korea met a U.S. diplomatic overture with a fresh show of force, seemingly testing the Obama administration's resolve for new nucle ...
    May 9, 2015 - 10:03 am
  • Liberia is free of Ebola, says World Health Organization

    MONROVIA, Liberia — Liberia is now free of Ebola after going 42 days — twice the maximum incubation period for the deadly disease — without any new ca ...
    May 9, 2015 - 9:54 am
  • Officers charged in Baltimore man's death want case dismissed

    BALTIMORE – Attorneys for six Baltimore police officers charged in the death of a man who died of a spinal injury he received while in custody asked a ...
    May 8, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Small plane crashes into busy Atlanta interstate; 4 killed

    DORAVILLE, Ga. – A small passenger airplane dropped from the sky, grazed the hood of a tractor-trailer and crashed into an Atlanta interstate Friday, ...
    May 8, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • FDA unaware of listeria in Blue Bell plant before outbreak

    WASHINGTON – Federal health officials said Friday that they were never told of repeated findings of listeria at a Blue Bell Creameries facility before ...
    May 8, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • At New York officer's funeral, police reflect on tough time

    SEAFORD, N.Y. – Thousands of police from around the country spilled out of a church into the streets surrounding a slain New York City officer's funer ...
    May 8, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Unexpected triumph means Cameron can govern UK on his own

    LONDON – After years of sharing power, David Cameron pulled off an unexpected election triumph that gave the Conservative prime minister a second term ...
    May 8, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Senate OKs bill giving Congress review of Iran nuclear deal

    WASHINGTON – The Senate muscled its way into President Barack Obama’s talks to curb Iran’s nuclear program, overwhelmingly backing legislation Thursda ...
    May 7, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Rubio tax plan shows challenge of GOP wage-stagnation fight

    DENVER – In the traffic jam that is the Republican presidential race, Sen. Marco Rubio stands out – and not just for his youth and blue-collar, Cuban- ...
    May 7, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Exit poll: Conservatives surprisingly strong in UK election

    LONDON – The Conservative Party fared much better than expected in Britain's parliamentary election, with an exit poll and early returns suggesting th ...
    May 7, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Florida congressman flipped shares in IPO despite U.S. law

    WASHINGTON – A multimillionaire, first-term Florida congressman flipped shares in a solar company the same day he acquired them in an initial public o ...
    May 7, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for May 7; Tornadoes strike southern Plains

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    May 7, 2015 - 6:49 am
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