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  • Prosecutor: School stabber used kitchen knives

    PITTSBURGH – The district attorney says a 16-year-old charged with stabbing 21 other students and a security officer at his Pittsburgh-area high schoo ...
    April 10, 2014 - 9:12 am
  • Possible 5th underwater signal heard in jet search

    PERTH, Australia – An Australian aircraft Thursday detected what may be the fifth signal coming from a man-made device deep in the Indian Ocean, addin ...
    April 10, 2014 - 9:11 am
  • Putin turns up economic heat before Ukraine talks

    MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin turned up the heat on Ukraine on Wednesday by threatening to demand advance payment for gas supplies, a move ...
    April 10, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Two car bombs rock central Syria city of Homs

    DAMASCUS, Syria – Two car bombs exploded Wednesday in a government-held district of Syria’s battleground city of Homs, killing at least 25 people and ...
    April 10, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Obama offers solace to nation at Fort Hood

    FORT HOOD, Texas – President Barack Obama returned to the grieving Army post Wednesday where he first took on the job as the nation’s comforter five y ...
    April 10, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Bomb blast in Pakistani capital outskirts kills 22

    ISLAMABAD – A bomb ripped through a fruit and vegetable market on the outskirts of Islamabad on Wednesday, killing 22 people and wounding dozens more ...
    April 10, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Afghan official: Vote successful, not fraud free

    KABUL, Afghanistan — An Afghan election official said Wednesday that national elections held last weekend were a success in terms of turnout and enthu ...
    April 9, 2014 - 2:29 pm
  • NYPD commissioner: Officer died saving others

    NEW YORK — A police officer who was critically injured last weekend while responding to a mattress fire in a Brooklyn apartment building succumbed to ...
    April 9, 2014 - 12:18 pm
  • Gay marriage's win streak tested in higher court

    DENVER — The gay rights movement's winning streak in same-sex marriage lawsuits faces its biggest test yet in Denver where a federal appeals court wil ...
    April 9, 2014 - 12:05 pm
  • Detroit reaches bankruptcy deal over some bonds

    DETROIT (AP) — The city of Detroit reached a deal in bankruptcy over $388 million in bonds, mediators announced Wednesday, a significant agreement tha ...
    April 9, 2014 - 12:29 pm
  • Court seeks to examine Penn St.-NCAA agreement

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — A state court on Wednesday said it needed more information to examine whether Penn State and the NCAA acted legally when they entere ...
    April 9, 2014 - 11:57 am
  • UMass basketball player announces he's gay

    AMHERST, Mass. – UMass guard Derrick Gordon has become the first openly gay player in Division I men's basketball.
    April 9, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Online security flaw called "Heartbleed" exposes millions of passwords

    SAN FRANCISCO – An alarming lapse in Internet security has exposed millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other sensitive bits of information ...
    April 14, 2014 - 1:41 pm
  • Former pro wrestler Ultimate Warrior dies at 54

    James Hellwig, better known as former pro wrestler The Ultimate Warrior, has died, the WWE said. He was 54.
    April 9, 2014 - 9:29 am
  • Teen stabs 22 at Pittsburgh-area high school

    MURRYSVILLE, Pa. – Flailing away with two kitchen knives, a 16-year-old boy with a "blank expression" stabbed and slashed 21 students and a security g ...
    April 9, 2014 - 11:57 pm
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