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  • 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
  • Defense bill OK'd by House still would hamper closing Guantanamo prison

    WASHINGTON – The House overwhelmingly backed a $607 billion defense bill that would bar President Barack Obama from moving Guantanamo Bay detainees to ...
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Russia, Egypt dismiss suggestions a bomb caused crash

    LONDON – Five days after a Russian jetliner broke apart high above the Sinai, Russia and Egypt on Thursday dismissed Western suggestions that a terror ...
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • No charges for Chicago Blackhawks' Patrick Kane after rape investigation

    BUFFALO, N.Y. — Prosecutors dropped a rape investigation against Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane on Thursday, citing a lack of credible evidence ...
    Nov. 5, 2015 - 12:24 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for Nov. 5; Americans sour on Obama's Islamic State plan

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Nov. 5, 2015 - 6:35 am
  • Justin Trudeau sworn in as Canada's new prime minister

    TORONTO – Justin Trudeau was sworn in Wednesday as Canada's new Liberal prime minister, and his new cabinet ministers vowed to honor campaign pledges ...
    Nov. 5, 2015 - 12:44 am
  • Pressure grows on Volkswagen as bad news piles up

    FRANKFURT, Germany – The fallout from Volkswagen's emissions-cheating scandal intensified Wednesday, as investors bailed out and European regulators p ...
    Nov. 5, 2015 - 12:45 am
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