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  • Sarah Palin launches online subscription channel

    NEW YORK – Sarah Palin has started her own subscription-based online network.The Sarah Palin Channel ...
    July 28, 2014 - 1:35 pm
  • Obama: Female oppression crippling parts of Africa

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama spoke out Monday against gender oppression in Africa that he said is "crippling" parts of the continent, urging yo ...
    July 28, 2014 - 12:13 pm
  • Virus drugmaker fights pediatricians’ new advice

    CHICAGO – A costly drug given mostly to premature babies is at the center of a clash between the manufacturer and the nation’s leading pediatrician’s ...
    July 28, 2014 - 12:10 pm
  • Not in my backyard: U.S. sending dirty coal abroad

    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of A ...
    July 28, 2014 - 12:10 pm
  • UN chief reinforces call for Gaza cease-fire

    UNITED NATIONS – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon reinforced the Security Council's call for an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire in th ...
    July 28, 2014 - 11:56 am
  • Israeli strikes on Gaza, rocket fire, break lull

    JERUSALEM – Israeli jets struck several sites in Gaza on Monday as rockets continued to fall on Israel, the Israeli military said, disrupting a relati ...
    July 28, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Defense: Government suppressed evidence in Blackwater

    WASHINGTON – Lawyers for Blackwater security guards argued Monday that the government has suppressed evidence favorable to defendants who are on trial ...
    July 28, 2014 - 8:51 am
  • Fighting intensifies near MH17 disaster site

    DONETSK, Ukraine – Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Gaza war rages despite Hamas, Israel truce pledges

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war, despite going back and forth over proposals for a tempora ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Man dies after lightning strikes 14 in California

    LOS ANGELES – A 20-year-old man died Sunday after lightning struck 13 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golfer on Catalina Island during rar ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Hospital shooting suspect charged with murder

    PHILADELPHIA – A man accused of fatally shooting his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist at a suburban Philadelphia hospital complex before the do ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Aid Group: 2nd American has Ebola in Liberia

    BOONE, N.C. – A second American aid worker has tested positive for the Ebola virus at the same hospital in Liberia where an American doctor became inf ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • 'Lucy' tops 'Hercules' with $44M at box office

    LOS ANGELES – Luc Besson's "Lucy" proved mind can overpower muscle, topping a remake of "Hercules" by director Brett Ratner at the box office on the w ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Plan to simplify 2015 health renewals may backfire

    WASHINGTON – If you have health insurance on your job, you probably don’t give much thought to each year’s renewal. But make the same assumption in on ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • EU sanctions weaken anti-terrorism efforts

    MOSCOW – Russia lashed out Saturday at the latest round of Ukraine-related sanctions imposed by the European Union, saying they endanger the fight aga ...
    July 26, 2014 - 11:02 pm
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