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  • Crunch time again for health insurance sign-ups

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's push to cover America's uninsured faces another big test Monday.
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Auburn redshirt freshman football player Jakell Mitchell shot, killed

    AUBURN, Ala. — Auburn freshman football player Jakell Lenard Mitchell was shot and killed Sunday morning at an apartment complex near the Auburn Unive ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 9:13 am
  • Jeb Bush keeps on mulling presidential run for 2016

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Jeb Bush's big donors and allies are tantalized by his promise to decide "in short order" whether to run for president.
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 9:12 am
  • American illegally in North Korea says he's not detained

    PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korea on Sunday presented to the media an American man who says he illegally crossed into the country but has not been ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 9:09 am
  • Obama sent $1.1T spending bill

    WASHINGTON – Congress cleared a $1.1 trillion spending bill for President Barack Obama’s signature late Saturday night after a day of Senate intrigue ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Day of insurgent violence kills at least 19 in Afghanistan

    KABUL, Afghanistan – Three separate Taliban attacks killed at least 19 people in Afghanistan on Saturday, including a senior judicial official and per ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 9:23 pm
  • Islamic State group shoots down Iraqi helicopter

    BAGHDAD – Islamic State group militants shot down an Iraqi military helicopter, officials said Saturday, killing the two pilots on board and raising f ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 9:20 pm
  • Nigerian troops win back cities from extremists

    MUBI, Nigeria – With a military escort instead of the usual pomp, the Emir of Mubi was reinstalled Friday in his palace, where until recently flew the ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 9:20 pm
  • CIA lied about torture, Senate report suggests

    WASHINGTON – When CIA interrogators were torturing accused Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed at a secret prison in Poland in March 2003, a to ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 9:15 pm
  • California cleans up as storm hits Southwest

    CAMARILLO, Calif. – Californians cleaned up Saturday from a major storm that soaked the drought-stricken state before moving east to drop rain on the ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 9:14 pm
  • Man arrested after Portland shooting, 2 sought

    PORTLAND, Ore. – A 22-year-old man arrested in connection with a shooting outside an alternative high school in Portland had ties to a gang, as did tw ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 9:14 pm
  • Protesters of police killings of Eric Garner, Michael Brown to march on D.C.

    WASHINGTON — Protesters plan to converge on the nation's capital on Saturday to help bring attention to the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands o ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 8:16 am
  • U.N. still struggling to move aid into Syria

    WASHINGTON — The U.N.'s decision in July to begin moving aid into war-torn Syria without the consent of President Bashar Assad was heralded as unprece ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 8:13 am
  • Major storm sweeps through Southern California

    LOS ANGELES – Californians got a lot of what they wanted and not too much of what they didn't from a major storm that finally blew out of the state Fr ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • NYC police probe moving swiftly in Eric Garner chokehold case

    NEW YORK – In a conference room on Manhattan's West Side, police investigators and the white officer accused of putting an unarmed black man in a fata ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 11:53 pm
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