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  • Canada wildfire evacuees glimpse burned out city on way south

    EDMONTON, Alberta – Displaced residents at oil field camps north of Fort McMurray, Alberta, got a sobering drive-by view of their burned out city Frid ...
    May 7, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Most popular baby names in 2015: Emma, Noah

    WASHINGTON — When it comes to baby names, Emma and Noah reign supreme.And don't name your daughter I ...
    May 6, 2016 - 10:27 am
  • 10 Things to Know for May 6; Man convicted in 'Grim Sleeper' serial killings

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    May 6, 2016 - 6:22 am
  • Iraq routed IS from Ramadi at a high cost: A city destroyed

    RAMADI, Iraq – This is what victory looks like in the Iraqi city of Ramadi: In the once thriving Haji Ziad Square, not a single structure still stands ...
    May 6, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • Trump strains to unite GOP behind him; House Speaker Paul Ryan says no, for now

    NEW YORK – Donald Trump is struggling in his efforts to unify the Republican Party behind his presidential campaign, the difficulty immediately unders ...
    May 6, 2016 - 12:51 am
  • Senate Dems field large roster of women in the Year of Trump

    WASHINGTON – If 2016 has been the Year of Trump in politics, it may also end up being a new Year of the Woman, if Democrats get their way. And that wo ...
    May 6, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • New York City lawmakers impose 5-cent charge for plastic bags

    NEW YORK – Every minute of every day, usually without thinking, thousands of New Yorkers reach across the counter at shops and supermarkets and accept ...
    May 5, 2016 - 4:32 pm
  • House Speaker Paul Ryan refuses to back Donald Trump

    WASHINGTON – House Speaker Paul Ryan is refusing to support Donald Trump as the Republican nominee for president, insisting Thursday that the business ...
    May 5, 2016 - 3:55 pm
  • AP FACT CHECK: Donald Trump's vow to create Appalachian coal jobs

    DALLAS – Donald Trump says he would bring back lost coal-mining jobs, and he is positioning for the November election in big coal states by portraying ...
    May 5, 2016 - 2:52 pm
  • House bill would curb new regulation of e-cigarettes, cigars

    WASHINGTON – Vape away.Increasingly popular e-cigarettes and cigar varieties could be exempt from ne ...
    May 5, 2016 - 9:38 am
  • Ted Cruz's long White House run could mean newfound GOP clout

    AUSTIN, Texas – In finishing the Republican presidential race well ahead of Donald Trump's other rivals, Ted Cruz is likely to be a leading GOP voice ...
    May 5, 2016 - 8:26 am
  • 10 Things to Know for May 5; Wildfire torches 1,600 homes, buildings in Canadian town

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    May 5, 2016 - 6:24 am
  • Obama tells Flint residents, 'I've got your back'

    FLINT, Mich. – Sipping filtered city water to show it's again drinkable, President Barack Obama promised Wednesday to ride herd on leaders at all leve ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Residents evacuated as fires threaten Canada oil sands city

    FORT McMURRAY, Alberta – A raging wildfire emptied Canada's main oil sands city, destroying entire neighborhoods of Fort McMurray, Alberta, where offi ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • New U.S. wind-energy rule would permit thousands of eagle deaths

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is revising a federal rule that allows wind-energy companies to operate high-speed turbines for up to 30 years, ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:00 am
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