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  • Jimmy Carter's cancer fight puts new meaning in old message

    PLAINS, Ga. – The Sunday school lesson was familiar: When your burden grows heavy, ask God for strength. But the message carried a more powerful and p ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's health plan hinges on a tricky subsidy rollback

    MADISON, Wis. – Republican Scott Walker's plan for repealing and replacing President Barack Obama's health care law hinges on what many see as a nearl ...
    Aug. 23, 2015 - 9:01 am
  • Afghan car bombing kills at least 12, including 3 Americans

    KABUL, Afghanistan – A suicide car bomber attacked a NATO convoy traveling through a crowded neighborhood in Afghanistan's capital Saturday, killing a ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • California drought may exacerbate wildlife-human encounters

    LOOMIS, Calif. – The scarcity of food in the wild has been blamed for unusual animal activity during California's drought including a recent bear atta ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Thousands of migrants rush past police into Macedonia

    GEVGELIJA, Macedonia – Thousands of rain-soaked migrants on Saturday rushed past Macedonian riot police who were attempting to block them from enterin ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • 2016’s top candidates struggle to change the subject

    WASHINGTON – It wasn’t supposed to be this way.Nearly six months out from the first votes of a presi ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Why stocks are tumbling 6 years into the bull market

    NEW YORK – Well, that was fun while it lasted.For years, investors in U.S. stocks shrugged off threa ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Congressman says NYC federal building gunman got ‘raw deal’

    NEW YORK – A man who gunned down a security guard at a federal building in Manhattan before killing himself was a whistleblower who had been given "a ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Skydivers parachute into funeral of Army skydiver

    CINCINNATI – A solo Army Golden Knight parachutist honored a comrade’s dream by landing on the high school football field where hundreds of mourners g ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Tragedy averted by train passengers who disarmed gunman

    PARIS – A series of heroic actions by passengers thwarted an attack by a man with ties to radical Islam who boarded a high-speed train from Amsterdam ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • UNESCO chief: IS systematically destroying heritage sites

    DAMASCUS, Syria – Islamic State extremists in Syria and Iraq are engaged in the "most brutal, systematic" destruction of ancient sites since World War ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 10:25 pm
  • Autopsy: Suspect killed by St. Louis police was shot in back

    ST. LOUIS – An autopsy showed that an 18-year-old who was shot and killed by an officer helping serve a search warrant in a violence-plagued neighborh ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • U.S. stocks tumble on global slowdown fears

    NEW YORK – Growing concerns about a slowdown in China shook markets around the world on Friday, driving the U.S. stock market to its biggest drop in n ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • Not guilty pleas entered for teens in Slender Man stabbing

    WAUKESHA, Wis. – A pair of 13-year-old girls accused of trying to kill their friend as a sacrifice to a horror fiction character called Slender Man sa ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • Indiana enlists NRA to train Guard on firearms

    INDIANAPOLIS – The National Rifle Association has been instructing Indiana’s National Guard members on how to use concealed weapons after Republican G ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 10:17 pm
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