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  • Iraqi special forces join battle for Mosul, U.S. soldier dies

    BARTELLA, Iraq – In a significant escalation of the battle for Mosul, elite Iraqi special forces joined the fight Thursday, unleashing a predawn assau ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Trump mocks critics: I'll accept election results – if I win

    DELAWARE, Ohio – Mocking his critics, Donald Trump pledged Thursday to fully accept the outcome of next month’s presidential election – if he wins. Th ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 12:40 am
  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump, Clinton and their debate claims

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump painted an inaccurately dark portrait of manufacturing in America while Hillary Clinton stretched credulity in boasting that ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 8:45 am
  • Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton face off in final presidential debate

    LAS VEGAS – Threatening to upend a fundamental pillar of American democracy, Donald Trump refused to say Wednesday night that he will accept the resul ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 12:57 am
  • Iraqi town outside Mosul rises up against militants

    AL-HUD, Iraq – The mutilated bodies of Islamic State group fighters were still strewn on the ground of this northern Iraqi town on Wednesday. One was ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:21 pm
  • Indiana election official clarifies voter registration fraud probe

    INDIANAPOLIS – A day after warning of potential widespread voting fraud, Indiana's secretary of state acknowledged Wednesday that many of the thousand ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:21 pm
  • Auction of Donald Trump's boyhood home postponed

    NEW YORK – Will Donald Trump's first boyhood home in New York City be worth more, or less, after the election?
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Democrats not willing to spend on Florida race, aiding Marco Rubio

    MIAMI – Republican Sen. Marco Rubio is getting help from an unlikely quarter as he campaigns for re-election: the Democratic Party.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Fewer election observers from the Justice Dept. at the polls

    WASHINGTON – Justice Department officials are warning that they'll be dispatching fewer trained election observers as a result of a Supreme Court opin ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • U.S. home construction fell 9 percent in September

    WASHINGTON – Homebuilders pulled back on construction for a second straight month in September, with a plunge in apartments offsetting gains in single ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 8:21 am
  • $4 a month? Social Security recipients to get tiny increase

    WASHINGTON – Millions of Social Security recipients and federal retirees will get a 0.3 percent increase in monthly benefits next year, the fifth year ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • In Mosul, residents report new terrors as Iraqi forces near

    BAGHDAD – On the eerily quiet streets of Mosul, fighters from the Islamic State group are killing suspected spies, blocking roads and planting bombs a ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • 'Stop whining,' Obama tells Trump, chiding for fraud talk

    WASHINGTON – "Stop whining," President Barack Obama rebuked Donald Trump on Tuesday, speaking out as seldom before on next month's election and chidin ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Russia sets brief cease-fire for Aleppo as strikes kill 36

    BEIRUT– Russian and Syrian forces will halt hostilities for eight hours in the eastern districts of Aleppo, Russia’s military announced Monday, a day ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Iraqis push toward IS-held Mosul in long-awaited offensive

    KHAZER, Iraq – The long-awaited offensive to retake Mosul from the Islamic State group began Monday with a volley of U.S.-led coalition airstrikes and ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:33 pm
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