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  • If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in for law enforcement?

    FERGUSON, Mo. – As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the town's leaders have acknowledged the possibility that it migh ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 3:27 pm
  • Last occupiers of Oregon wildlife refuge surrender to FBI

    BURNS, Ore. – Surrounded by FBI agents in armored vehicles, the last four occupiers of a national wildlife refuge surrendered Thursday, and the leader ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 1:25 pm
  • Breakthrough: Scientists detect Einstein's gravitational waves

    WASHINGTON – In an announcement that electrified the world of astronomy, scientists said Thursday that they have finally detected gravitational waves, ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 11:25 am
  • Election 2016: Marco Rubio eyes brokered convention after New Hampshire setback

    OKATIE, S.C. – The best hope of the Republican establishment just a week ago, Marco Rubio suddenly faces a path to his party's presidential nomination ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Gay imam helps young Muslims balance religion, sexuality

    MARSEILLE, France – Growing up in Algeria, Shaira had almost everything a young man could wish for. But he also had a big secret.
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 9:53 am
  • Viewers' Guide: Post-New Hampshire, a tense Hillary Clinton-Bernie Sanders rematch

    WASHINGTON – Grudge match.Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders get ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 8:24 am
  • Questions grow over banks as profit warnings pile up

    PARIS – Questions are growing over the financial health of banks, particularly in Europe, as they face a toxic mix of low economic growth, bad loans a ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 8:21 am
  • Son: Gunman who killed 2 Maryland deputies had emotional problems

    ABINGDON, Md. – The son of a gunman who fatally shot two Maryland sheriff's deputies before he was killed in a shootout says his father was a heavy dr ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 8:20 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Feb. 11; Oregon ranchers standoff nears conclusion

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 6:26 am
  • Russia proposes March ceasefire in Syria; U.S. wants now

    MUNICH – Russia has proposed a March 1 ceasefire in Syria, U.S. officials said Wednesday, but Washington believes Moscow is giving itself and the Syri ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Iran's drone over U.S. carrier was first since 2014

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – The unarmed Iranian drone that flew over a U.S. aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf last month is similar to those that ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Government sues Ferguson, Missouri, after city tries to revise deal

    FERGUSON, Mo. – The federal government sued Ferguson on Wednesday, one day after the City Council voted to revise an agreement aimed at improving the ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Jumbled Republican presidential field hopes for survival in South Carolina

    COLUMBIA, S.C. – Hoping for survival in the South, a muddled field of Republican presidential contenders descended Wednesday on South Carolina, no clo ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • At Illinois General Assembly, Obama issues an appeal for political unity

    SPRINGFIELD – President Barack Obama came here nine years ago to declare it was "time to turn the page" on cynical, special- interest politics. He ret ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Election 2016: Is she honest? Caring? Hillary Clinton grapples with questions

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton's campaign has spent months fighting the perception that she has a shaky relationship with the truth and is disconnected ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 4:10 pm
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