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  • Twin quakes kill at least 29 in southern Japan; many trapped

    MASHIKI, Japan – Two powerful earthquakes a day apart shook southwestern Japan, killing at least 29 people, trapping many others beneath flattened hom ...
    April 16, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Obama, first lady pay $81,000 in taxes on $436,000 of income

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama paid more than $81,000 in taxes last year on adjusted gross income of more than $436,000. Their effective federal ...
    April 15, 2016 - 4:15 pm
  • AP-NORC Poll: That's rude: More say GOP is discourteous

    WASHINGTON – Ask Americans about bad manners in the 2016 presidential campaign and the conversation shifts immediately to Donald Trump, the GOP front- ...
    April 15, 2016 - 2:07 pm
  • AP FACT CHECK: Hillary Clinton vs. Bernie Sanders on Wall Street

    WASHINGTON – Her intent was to mar the voting record of her rival. But Hillary Clinton also cast aspersions on the presidential record of her husband ...
    April 15, 2016 - 9:26 am
  • U.S. factory output fell again in March

    WASHINGTON – U.S. factory output dropped in March for the second straight month as manufacturers churned out fewer cars, metal parts and machinery.
    April 15, 2016 - 8:47 am
  • 10 Things to Know for April 15; New York delivers rowdy night of campaigning

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
    April 15, 2016 - 6:16 am
  • Canada's new assisted suicide bill doesn't allow visitors

    TORONTO – Canada on Thursday introduced a new assisted suicide law that will apply only to citizens and residents, meaning Americans won't be able to ...
    April 15, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Thieves targeting California almonds, walnuts

    FRESNO, Calif. – International crime rings targeting California’s booming agriculture industry are increasingly stealing truckloads of high-value nuts ...
    April 15, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Strong quake kills 9, injures more than 800 in Japan

    MASHIKI, Japan – At least nine people have been killed and more than 800 injured by a magnitude 6.5 earthquake that toppled houses and buckled roads i ...
    April 15, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • U.S. sending commandos, combat aircraft to Philippines

    MANILA, Philippines – In a military buildup certain to inflame tensions with China, the U.S. said Thursday it will send troops and combat aircraft to ...
    April 15, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Bitterly feuding, Clinton, Sanders clash in N.Y. Democratic debate

    NEW YORK – Deepening their increasingly bitter feud, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders aggressively challenged each other's judgment to be president ...
    April 15, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • House conservative leader warns against 'rigging' GOP convention

    WASHINGTON – A conservative leader in the House warned Republican Party officials on Thursday not to change the rules to allow someone other than Dona ...
    April 14, 2016 - 1:18 pm
  • Prosecutor won't pursue battery charge against Donald Trump aide Corey Lewandowski

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Donald Trump's campaign manager will not be prosecuted on a misdemeanor battery charge after prosecutors determined there wasn ...
    April 14, 2016 - 12:55 pm
  • Poll: Americans prefer low prices to items 'Made in the USA'

    WASHINGTON – The vast majority of Americans say they prefer lower prices instead of paying a premium for items labeled "Made in the USA," even if it m ...
    April 14, 2016 - 12:37 pm
  • Microsoft sues U.S. over secret demands for customer data

    SAN FRANCISCO – Microsoft is suing the U.S. government over a federal law that allows authorities to examine customer emails or online files without t ...
    April 14, 2016 - 12:13 pm
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