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  • Sierra Leone declared free of Ebola, as Guinea struggles

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone – Cheers erupted and people danced in the streets Saturday as Sierra Leone marked the end of the Ebola outbreak within its bord ...
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Burundians flee capital ahead of looming security crackdown

    BUJUMBURA, Burundi – Carrying prized possessions, scores of people fled Burundi's capital Saturday before a looming security crackdown that many fear ...
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Without Keystone, industry must find new paths for oil

    TORONTO – Following the Obama administration’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline, the oil industry faces the tricky task of making sure the crude ...
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • No arrest yet after Texas state judge shot outside her home

    AUSTIN, Texas – Authorities provided few details Saturday about the Texas state judge who was shot and wounded in the driveway of her Austin home.
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Pentagon plan to close Guantanamo expected in coming week

    WASHINGTON – The Pentagon's plan outlining the long-stalled effort to close the Guantanamo Bay detention center, expected in the coming week, includes ...
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Louisiana police arrest 2 officers in autistic boy’s death

    NEW ORLEANS – Two Louisiana law enforcement officers remained jailed Saturday while their colleagues tried to sort out the details that led to the dea ...
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • After vet felled by PTSD, service dog Honor aids family now

    CLYDE, N.C. – Part of the Labrador retriever's training was to sense when the demons of war had invaded Wade Baker's dreams.
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Defiant Carson: Questions about West Point story are unfair

    PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – A defiant Ben Carson on Friday rejected the idea his past descriptions of receiving a scholarship offer to attend West Poin ...
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • In shift, Russia suspends flights to Egypt, citing security

    MOSCOW – In an abrupt turnaround, Russia on Friday suspended all passenger flights to Egypt after days of resisting U.S. and British suggestions that ...
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Obama quashes Keystone XL in bid to boost climate leverage

    WASHINGTON – Ending a seven-year political saga, President Barack Obama killed the proposed Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, declaring it would have un ...
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for Nov. 6; Christie, Huckabee demoted to undercard debate

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 6:24 am
  • House votes to keep highway spending level, ignores warnings

    WASHINGTON – Despite years of warnings that the nation’s roads, bridges and transit systems are falling apart and will bring nightmarish congestion, t ...
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Pentagon chief takes jab at China with aircraft carrier stop

    ABOARD THE USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT – With a key Asian ally at his side, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter made a subtle jab at China on Thursday by fly ...
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Teen discovers his real identity when applying to college

    VESTAVIA HILLS, Ala. – An Ohio teenager applying to college discovered some startling things about himself because of a discrepancy involving his Soci ...
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Police: Gunman, 3 others dead in shooting in central Maine

    OAKLAND, Maine – A 3-year-old girl was the only survivor of a shooting rampage in which a gunman killed the youngster's parents and his girlfriend in ...
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 12:24 am
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