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  • Obama plan won't grant immigrants federal benefits

    WASHINGTON – As many as 5 million people in the country illegally would be spared from deportation and made eligible for work permits but not entitled ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • JetBlue to add bag fees on cheapest tickets

    It will soon cost you money to check a bag on JetBlue if you buy the cheapest level of tickets.JetBl ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:38 am
  • Police: Miss Honduras, sister apparently killed

    TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Two bodies believed to belong to Miss Honduras 2014 and her sister have been found buried near the spa where they disappeared ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 9:37 am
  • New Kurdish offensive targets Islamic State group

    BAGHDAD – Kurdish peshmerga forces launched a new offensive Wednesday targeting Islamic State group extremists in Iraq, even as a suicide bomber kille ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 8:45 am
  • Scott Walker considering 2016 run for president

    MADISON, Wis. – Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Tuesday he is seriously considering whether to get into the race for president in 2016, but he hasn't ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 1:56 pm
  • Obama orders review of U.S. hostage policy

    WASHINGTON – With terrorists beheading Americans, President Barack Obama has ordered a review of how the United States responds when citizens are take ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:46 pm
  • Senate rejects Keystone pipeline – but GOP vows replay

    WASHINGTON – In a combustible blend of oil and politics, the Democratic-controlled Senate rejected legislation Tuesday night aimed at forcing completi ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 6:02 pm
  • Benjamin Netanyahu: Destroy synagogue attackers' homes

    JERUSALEM – Israel's prime minister has ordered authorities to destroy the homes of the attackers who killed four people in a Jerusalem synagogue.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:33 am
  • House Democrats re-elect Nancy Pelosi as minority leader

    WASHINGTON – Democrats re-elected Rep. Nancy Pelosi to another two-year term as House minority leader on Tuesday, two weeks after elections in which t ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:10 am
  • Tough stances from Putin, Merkel over Ukraine

    MOSCOW – The leaders of Russia and Germany squared off over Ukraine from opposite sides of the globe, with Vladimir Putin warning that Moscow will not ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Pope confirms Philly trip for meeting

    PHILADELPHIA – Organizers of the World Meeting of Families for months were coy when asked if Pope Francis would come to Philadelphia for the massive R ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Man who died from Ebola endured treatment delays

    OMAHA, Neb. – A surgeon who contracted Ebola in his native Sierra Leone did not receive aggressive treatment until nearly two weeks after he first sta ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:22 am
  • Cruise that saw outbreak ends in LA; ship cleaned

    LOS ANGELES – A nearly monthlong cruise that saw more than 170 passengers get sick with the gastrointestinal illness norovirus has ended in Los Angele ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Europeans have role in beheading video

    PARIS – The cold-eyed militants lined up behind their victims in the latest Islamic State video appear to come from outside the Middle East, including ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • Huge solar plant lags in early production

    LOS ANGELES – The largest solar power plant of its type in the world – once promoted as a turning point in green energy – isn’t producing as much ener ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:21 am
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