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  • For teen with passport, Syria trip can be seamless

    PARIS — The teenage sisters told their father they were staying home sick from their suburban Denver school. Instead, they took $2,000 and their passp ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 4:39 pm
  • Ex-Mountie hero of shooting at Canada's Parliament

    OTTAWA, Ontario — The standing ovation began even before Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers entered the Parliament chamber in his black robe, carrying the ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 4:35 pm
  • Many doubt hospitals can handle Ebola, according to AP-GfK poll

    WASHINGTON — Most Americans have some confidence that the U.S. health care system will prevent Ebola from spreading in this country, but they're not s ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 9:56 am
  • Canada gunman wanted a passport to go to Libya

    OTTAWA, Ontario – He seemed lost, "didn't fit in," and went more than five years without seeing his mother. In recent weeks, he had been staying in a ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Man suspected of killing 7 refuses to answer judge

    CROWN POINT, Ind. – A man who allegedly confessed to killing seven women in Indiana refused to even acknowledge his name to a judge Wednesday, and a s ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Washington Post's Ben Bradlee remembered for invigorating journalism

    WASHINGTON — In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • 2 dead in shooting attack at Canada's Parliament in Ottawa

    OTTAWA, Ontario — A Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in the country's capital was shot to death Wednesday, and gunfire then erupted i ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 1:36 pm
  • North Korean detainee reunites with family in Ohio

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — An American arrested and held for nearly six months in North Korea for leaving a Bible at a nightclub returned ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 9:40 am
  • Colorado girls make possible bid to join Islamic State militants

    DENVER — Three teenage girls from suburban Denver flew to Europe in a possible bid to join Islamic State militants in Syria, and now authorities are l ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 9:20 am
  • Ebola 'czar' gets to work as U.S. journalist treated for virus recovers

    WASHINGTON — A TV news cameraman treated for Ebola was ready to go home Wednesday, the fifth patient transported from West Africa to recover at a U.S. ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 9:14 am
  • 1 American detainee released from North Korea, 2 remain

    WASHINGTON — American detainee Jeffrey Fowle has been released from North Korea, nearly six months after he was taken into custody on charges of leavi ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 3:03 pm
  • Indiana police retrace steps of suspected serial killer in Gary

    GARY, Ind. — Investigators in two states were reviewing unsolved murders and missing person reports after the arrest of an Indiana man who confessed t ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • Oscar de la Renta, legendary designer, dead at 82

    NEW YORK — At his Fashion Week runway show in September, Oscar de la Renta sat in his usual spot: in a chair right inside the wings, where he could ca ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 1:43 pm
  • New Ebola screening at Chicago O'Hare, other airports, Homeland Security orders

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Everyone coming to the United States from the three West African countries at the center of the Ebola outbreak will now be screened ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • U.S. existing home sales rise in September

    WASHINGTON — U.S. homes sold in September at their fastest clip this year, a sign that the housing market is shaking off a slowdown that began in the ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:24 am
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