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  • Delete, erase, shred: enemies of federal record-keepers

    WASHINGTON – In the never-ending quest to preserve the government’s history, there have been plenty of weapons of mass destruction.
    March 28, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Boko Haram kills 41, prevents hundreds voting in Nigeria

    ABUJA, Nigeria – Boko Haram extremists killed 41 people, including a legislator, and scared hundreds of people from polling stations in the northeast, ...
    March 28, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Attorneys: Sterilizations were part of plea deal talks

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nashville prosecutors have made sterilization of women part of plea negotiations at least four times in the past five years, and th ...
    March 28, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Run from Cuba, Americans cling to claims for seized property

    OMAHA, Neb. – The smell of Cuban coffee drifts from the kitchen as Carolyn Chester digs through faded photos that fill boxes spread across the dining ...
    March 28, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Hundreds rally against Indiana law, say it's discriminatory

    INDIANAPOLIS – Hundreds of people gathered outside of the Indiana Statehouse on Saturday, some carrying "no hate in our state" signs, to rally against ...
    March 28, 2015 - 1:58 pm
  • Rep. Trey Gowdy: Hillary Clinton wiped email server clean, deleted all emails

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton wiped her email server "clean," permanently deleting all emails from it, the Republican chairman of a House commit ...
    March 28, 2015 - 8:01 am
  • Italian court throws out Knox conviction once and for all

    ROME – Amanda Knox, who maintained that she and her former Italian boyfriend were innocent in her British roommate's murder through multiple trials an ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Reid wants Schumer as Senate Democratic leader

    WASHINGTON – Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, a pugnacious and glamour-averse tactician who united Democrats to help deliver tough victories for Pre ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Senate approves Republican balanced budget, after House

    WASHINGTON – Republicans muscled a balanced-budget plan through the Senate early Friday, positioning Congress for months of battling President Barack ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Internet outages reveal gaps, vulnerability in broadband infrastructure in America

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — When vandals sliced a fiber-optic cable in the Arizona desert last month, they did more than time-warp thousands of people back to ...
    March 27, 2015 - 2:29 pm
  • Backup options for Internet lines like fiber-optic liens can be costly, complicated

    Hunter Newby describes himself as a real estate entrepreneur, even if he's not marketing houses or land. Instead, he's selling space on a new fiber-op ...
    March 27, 2015 - 1:10 pm
  • What to know about Internet infrastructure vulnerabilities in the U.S.

    Internet outages can disrupt emergency services, business transactions and basic communication. Here are few things to know about the nation's Interne ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:08 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for March 27; U.S. Senate passes balanced-budget plan

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    March 27, 2015 - 6:37 am
  • Schock says he leaves Congress with sadness, humility

    WASHINGTON – Embattled Rep. Aaron Schock said Thursday he is leaving Congress with sadness and humility and vowed to work "tirelessly" to make amends ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • House OKs bipartisan Medicare doctor bill

    WASHINGTON – In uncommon bipartisan harmony, the House approved a $214 billion bill on Thursday permanently blocking physician Medicare cuts, moving C ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:59 pm
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