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  • Tens of thousands protest after president resigns in Yemen

    SANAA, Yemen – Tens of thousands of Yemenis marched in protest on Saturday against Shiite rebels who hold the capital, amid a power vacuum in a countr ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 7:43 pm
  • Tide turning in Ebola fight after hard lessons

    DAKAR, Senegal – A top U.N. official in the fight against Ebola greeted just three patients at one treatment center he visited this week in Sierra Leo ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 7:41 pm
  • Global economy hopes raised after European stimulus

    DAVOS, Switzerland – The global economic outlook just got brighter after this week’s big stimulus from the European Central Bank, leading policymakers ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 7:42 pm
  • Dignitaries head to Saudi Arabia after King Abdullah's death

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – World leaders and top dignitaries began arriving in Saudi Arabia on Saturday to give their condolences following the death of K ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 7:43 pm
  • $2 gasoline: Good times keep rolling at the pump

    NEW YORK – At some point this will end, perhaps even soon. The price of gasoline will not fall to zero.
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Privacy concerns over health care website prompt reversal

    WASHINGTON – Bowing to privacy concerns, the Obama administration reversed itself Friday, scaling back the release of consumers’ personal information ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Pro-Russian rebels reject peace deal, launch new offensive

    DONETSK, Ukraine – Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine rejected a previously signed peace deal Friday and launched a new multipronged offensive agai ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Yemen's Shiite rebels try to avoid overstepping amid protest

    SANAA, Yemen – Yemen's Shiite rebels faced mounting pressures and signs of internal divisions Friday after the U.S.-backed president and his cabinet r ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • U.S., Cuba end historic talks with more questions than answers

    HAVANA – After a euphoric month that left Americans dreaming of holidays in Havana and Cubans imagining U.S. products at their corner stores, the firs ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Japan vows not to give up on 2 hostages till 'the very end'

    TOKYO – Japan promised Saturday not to give up "until the very end" on efforts to rescue two Japanese hostages threatened with beheading by Islamic mi ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Nevada considering strict condom regulation for porn films

    LAS VEGAS – Adult film production migrated from California to Nevada after voters in Los Angeles County approved a law requiring condom use on set. No ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • McDonald's earnings fall; changes afoot to woo customers

    NEW YORK – McDonald's isn't lovin' it, and it's going to do something about it.The world's largest h ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • New York asks feds to probe 2013 Rikers Island inmate death

    NEW YORK — Federal prosecutors should launch a civil rights probe into the 2013 death of a mentally ill Rikers Island inmate who was locked in his cel ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 9:25 am
  • As Saudi Arabia mourns King Abdullah, a new generation enters line to throne

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia's newly enthroned King Salman moved quickly Friday to name a future successor to the crown in his oil-rich kingdom ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 9:19 am
  • Islamic State-linked militants say countdown for Japan's hostages began

    TOKYO — Militants affiliated with the Islamic State group have posted an online warning that the "countdown has begun" for the group to kill a pair of ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 9:17 am
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