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  • 1 dead, more than 100 hurt in train crash at New Jersey station

    HOBOKEN, N.J. – A rush-hour commuter train crashed through a barrier at the busy Hoboken station and lurched across the waiting area Thursday morning, ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • New Jersey train station crash kills 1; over 100 hurt

    HOBOKEN, N.J. – A rush hour commuter train crashed through a barrier at the busy Hoboken station and lurched across the waiting area Thursday morning, ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • U.S. economy grew at 1.4 percent rate in spring

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy expanded at a slightly faster pace in the spring than previously reported, aided by new-found strength in business const ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 8:14 am
  • Donald Trump fundraiser in Chicago suburb attracts mostly protesters, some supporters

    BOLINGBROOK – Between 150 and 200 people were outside the Bolingbrook Golf Club on Wednesday for several hours – but they weren't waiting to hit the g ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 2:37 pm
  • Arabs greet Peres death with silence and animosity

    JERUSALEM – Israel’s Shimon Peres was widely admired around the world as a peacemaker and visionary, but the view in the Arab world was more complex: ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Early votes: High interest buoys Clinton in key states

    WASHINGTON – More people are seeking or casting early ballots in the critical states of North Carolina and Florida than at this point in 2012, with Hi ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Congress rebukes Obama, overrides veto of 9/11 legislation

    WASHINGTON – In a resounding rebuke, Democrats joined with Republicans on Wednesday to hand Barack Obama the first veto override of his presidency, vo ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • FBI director James Comey again defends integrity of Hillary Clinton email probe

    WASHINGTON – Republican lawmakers may question the decision not to prosecute Hillary Clinton for using a private email server as secretary of state, b ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 3:11 pm
  • South Carolina official: 2 students, 1 teacher wounded in school shooting

    TOWNVILLE, S.C. – A teenager opened fire at a South Carolina elementary school Wednesday, wounding two students and a teacher before the suspect was t ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 3:10 pm
  • Battle for besieged Syrian city of Aleppo intensifies

    BEIRUT – With international diplomacy in tatters and the U.S. focused on its election, the Syrian government and its Russian allies are seizing the mo ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Debate renews attention on Donald Trump's tax returns

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. – Donald Trump said “you don’t learn that much from tax returns,” a dubious assertion that has renewed attention on his refusal to r ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Colleges lavishing more financial aid on wealthy students

    STORRS, Conn. – Spencer Mulligan knew his family could pay for his college education, even without loans or grants. So when the University of Connecti ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Iowa city pins hope on 10 miles of quickly erected flood barriers

    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Facing their second-largest flood in city history, Cedar Rapids leaders and residents pinned their hopes Monday on a 10-mile syst ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Use of body cams questioned after Charlotte police killings

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The fatal shooting of a black man by a police officer in Charlotte is only the latest shooting to raise questions about how the depa ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Houston gunman had 2 weapons, thousands of rounds at scene

    HOUSTON – A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems had two weapons and more than 2,500 rounds of live ammunition when ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 12:15 am
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