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  • Teen gunman deemed not a high threat

    LITTLETON, Colo. – A teen who fatally shot another student at his suburban Denver high school last year was deemed “not a high-level of threat” after ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Governor declares emergency, sets Ferguson curfew

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency and imposed a curfew Saturday in a St. Louis suburb where police and protesters ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Delays for S.C. nuclear plant pressure industry

    ATLANTA – Expensive delays are piling up for the companies building new nuclear power plants, raising fresh questions about whether they can control t ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Possible immigration rift for Obama with Democrats

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is facing potential rifts with members of his own party in tough re-election contests as he barrels toward a fall ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Pope baptizes father of SKorea ferry victim

    SEOUL, South Korea – Pope Francis made another gesture Sunday toward families who lost loved ones in South Korea’s ferry disaster, baptizing the fathe ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Lessons of stigmas, stereotypes in Robin Williams’ death

    NEW YORK – Jamie Masada, the owner of the fabled Los Angeles-based comedy club the Laugh Factory, vividly remembers a warm exchange with comic Richard ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Islamic fighters kill scores of Yazidi men in Iraq

    IRBIL, Iraq – Islamic extremists shot scores of Yazidi men to death in Iraq, lining them up in small groups and opening fire with assault rifles befor ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Ferguson-area native tasked with keeping peace

    FERGUSON, Mo. – In the days since Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson took charge of a volatile situation that threatened to turn ugly, tragic o ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Perry latest GOP hopeful facing legal trouble

    AUSTIN, Texas – As they form exploratory committees, consider the grueling prospect of a national campaign with their families and begin hiring staff ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Charges: Couple took, intended to hurt Amish girls

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A northern New York couple has been arraigned on charges they intended to physically harm or sexually abuse two Amish sisters afte ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 8:35 am
  • Obama trumpets proposals to lower college costs

    EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama is calling on Congress and colleges to help make the cost of higher education more manageable.
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 8:34 am
  • Police, protesters clash again in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Anger spurred by the death of a black teenager at the hands of a white police officer boiled over again when protesters stormed i ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 8:34 am
  • Report: CDC scientist kept quiet about flu blunder

    NEW YORK – A government scientist kept silent about a potentially dangerous lab blunder and revealed it only after workers in another lab noticed some ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Huge crowds greet pope at martyr beatification

    SEOUL, South Korea – Hundreds of thousands of people turned out Saturday for one of the highlights of Pope Francis' trip to South Korea: The beatifica ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Russia denies its vehicles were destroyed in Ukraine

    KAMENSK-SHAKHTINSKY, Russia – NATO on Friday said a Russian military column ventured overnight into Ukraine, and the Ukrainian president said his forc ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 10:59 pm
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