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  • Europe’s migrant crisis brings new death by land and sea

    VIENNA – Death and desperation mounted in Europe’s migrant crisis Friday as Austrian police said 71 people appeared to have suffocated in the back of ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Calm on Wall Street: A turbulent week ends on a placid note

    Well, that was exciting. Days after China threw the biggest scare into Wall Street in years, U.S. stocks have come surging back and ended the week Fri ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Dominica prime minister says Erika leaves 20 dead

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic – A weakening Tropical Storm Erika drenched Haiti and the Dominican Republic on Friday after leaving a trail of dest ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • George W. Bush visits disaster zone, 10 years after Katrina

    NEW ORLEANS – Former President George W. Bush enjoyed sympathetic audiences in New Orleans and Mississippi on Friday as he returned to the region wher ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Clerk asks U.S. Supreme Court to intervene in marriage case

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Two months after it legalized gay marriage nationwide, the U.S. Supreme Court is being asked by a Kentucky county clerk for permissio ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Secretary of state charged with theft, money laundering

    SANTA FE, N.M. – New Mexico's Democratic attorney general on Friday charged Republican Secretary of State Dianna Duran with embezzlement, fraud, money ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Aug. 28; Troubled past of gunman in on-air deaths emerges

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 6:30 am
  • Clinton likens GOP's views on women to those of terrorists

    CLEVELAND – Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday drew parallels between terrorist organizations and the field of Republican candidates for president whe ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 1:07 am
  • Standoff over gay marriage licenses wears on, despite ruling

    MOREHEAD, Ky. – A clerk in a rural Kentucky county continued to refuse marriage licenses to same-sex couples Thursday in defiance of a mounting pile o ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 1:08 am
  • Dead migrants found in abandoned truck near Austrian capital

    VIENNA – As regional leaders met Thursday to tackle Europe's refugee crisis, a gruesome discovery unfolded a short drive from the Austrian capital: An ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 1:01 am
  • Planned Parenthood alleges 'smear' in letter to Congress

    LOS ANGELES – Planned Parenthood Federation of America defended its practices Thursday in a lengthy letter to congressional leaders and included a rep ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 1:10 am
  • 4 killed in Dominica as Tropical Storm Erika hits island

    ROSEAU, Dominica – Streets across Dominica turned into fast-flowing rivers that swept up cars as Tropical Storm Erika pummeled the eastern Caribbean i ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:59 am
  • Obama to people of New Orleans: You inspire me, and America

    NEW ORLEANS – Visiting residents on tidy porch stoops and sampling the fried chicken at a corner restaurant, President Barack Obama held out the peopl ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:54 am
  • Virginia shooter threatened to make ‘headlines;’ was quick to anger

    ROANOKE, Va. – On the day he was fired from a Virginia TV station, Vester Flanagan pressed a wooden cross into his boss’ hand as two police officers w ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 9:43 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Aug. 27; On-air killings grip millions on social media

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 6:22 am
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