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  • Obama at U.N.: Dismantle the Islamic State 'network of death'

    UNITED NATIONS – Confronted by the growing threat of Middle East militants, President Barack Obama implored world leaders at the United Nations on Wed ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria, Iraq just the start

    WASHINGTON – The one-two-three punch of American and Arab airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq was just the beginning, Preside ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • Fire destroys Michael Brown memorial in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Anger spilled over Tuesday after fire destroyed one of two memorials on the street where Michael Brown was killed, a site that has bec ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 9:55 pm
  • Ex-al-Qaida spokesman gets life prison term in N.Y.

    NEW YORK – Defiant to the end, Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for acting as the voice of al-Qaida after the Sept ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 9:53 pm
  • Life term for China scholar chills ethnic dialogue

    BEIJING – A life sentence given to a moderate Chinese scholar on Tuesday shows the ruling Communist Party is cutting off dialogue on ethnic tensions a ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 9:53 pm
  • Hamas suspects in slaying of three Israeli teens killed

    JERUSALEM – Israeli special forces stormed a West Bank hideout early Tuesday and killed two Palestinians suspected in the June abduction and slaying o ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 9:52 pm
  • U.S. warns that Ebola could infect 1.4 million

    NEW YORK – U.S. health officials Tuesday laid out worst-case and best-case scenarios for the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, warning that the number of ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • Obama urges world to follow U.S. lead on climate

    UNITED NATIONS – In the first international test for his climate-change strategy, President Barack Obama pressed world leaders Tuesday to follow the U ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Poll: Support for gay marriage may be leveling off

    A survey released Monday from the Pew Research Center indicates American support for same-sex marriage could be leveling off after several years of dr ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Those changing health law numbers

    WASHINGTON – Call it health care law numerology.The Obama administration has had to revise and refin ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • NTSB investigating fatal Delaware bus crash

    NEW CASTLE, Del. – An independent federal agency is casting a wide net as it investigates the cause of a bus crash that killed two passengers and inju ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Prosecutor: 800 rounds found in intruder case

    WASHINGTON – Investigators found more than 800 rounds of ammunition, a machete and two hatchets in the car of the former soldier accused of scaling th ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Pentagon: U.S., partners begin airstrikes in Syria

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. and partner nations began launching airstrikes against Islamic State group targets in Syria for the first time Monday night, exp ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Islamic State militants kill, capture Iraqi troops

    BAGHDAD – Islamic State militants disguised in Iraqi army uniforms and driving stolen Humvees killed at least 40 Iraqi soldiers and captured 68 others ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Islamic State offensive poses problems for Turkey

    SURUC, Turkey – Fierce fighting Monday between the Islamic State militant group and Kurdish forces just over the border in Syria brought the battle cl ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:17 pm
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