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  • New Zealand gives new hope to Maori

    WAITANGI, New Zealand – Their land was confiscated, their homes burned down and many of their people killed.
    March 15, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Studies boost hopes for new class of cholesterol medicines

    SAN DIEGO – New research boosts hope that a highly anticipated, experimental class of cholesterol drugs can greatly lower the risk for heart attacks, ...
    March 15, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Vanuatu struggles to account for cyclone damage, deaths

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand – Officials struggled Sunday to determine the scale of the devastation wrought by a monstrous cyclone that tore through the ti ...
    March 15, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Kerry would be willing to talk with Syria's Assad

    SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said he would be willing to talk with Syrian President Bashar Assad to help broker a polit ...
    March 15, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Suicide bombers kill 15 people outside Pakistani churches

    LAHORE, Pakistan – A pair of suicide bombers attacked two churches in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore on Sunday as worshippers prayed inside – ki ...
    March 15, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Oklahoma isn’t alone in race-related fraternity incidents

    WASHINGTON – Their reputations sullied by race-tainted incidents, many colleges are clamping down on campus fraternities.
    March 15, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • U.S. unsure whether bombing has hurt al-Qaida group in Syria

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. military has hit as many as 17 separate targets connected to a shadowy al-Qaida cell in Syria known as the Khorasan group, U.S. ...
    March 15, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • Fight over Keystone XL project doesn’t stall pipeline boom

    WASHINGTON – In a far corner of North Dakota, just a few hundred miles from the proposed path of the Keystone XL pipeline, 84,000 barrels of crude oil ...
    March 15, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • Man, 20, charged with shooting St. Louis-area officers

    CLAYTON, Mo. – A 20-year-old charged Sunday with shooting two police officers watching over a demonstration outside the Ferguson Police Department att ...
    March 15, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Rich N.Y. eccentric’s family ‘grateful’ for his murder arrest

    NEW ORLEANS – Robert Durst, a wealthy eccentric linked to two killings and his wife’s disappearance, was arrested on a murder warrant just before Sund ...
    March 15, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • Survey: Young adults do consume news – in their own way

    CHICAGO – Young adults have a reputation for being connected to one another and disconnected from the news. But a survey has found mobile devices and ...
    March 15, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • 3 male teens from UK detained in Turkey going to Syria

    LONDON — British police say three male teenagers have been detained in Turkey because they were planning to travel to Syria.
    March 15, 2015 - 9:39 am
  • Brazil raises toll of bus crash to 49, resumes search on mountain

    RIO DE JANEIRO — Police renewed their search Sunday for more victims in a bus crash in southern Brazil that killed at least 49 people.
    March 15, 2015 - 9:34 am
  • John Kerry asserts obstacles to Iran nuclear pact mostly 'political'

    WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry, returning to talks with Iran on its nuclear program, said Sunday that most of the differences still barrin ...
    March 15, 2015 - 9:25 am
  • In fractured Israel, all electoral bets are off

    JERUSALEM– Deeply divided and foul of mood, Israelis are headed toward what seems like a referendum on their long-serving, silver-tongued prime minist ...
    March 14, 2015 - 11:17 pm
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