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  • Military buildup, fighting spells end of Syrian cease-fire

    BEIRUT – A military buildup in northern Syria, coupled with heavy fighting and mounting civilian casualties, spells the end of a cease-fire that for t ...
    April 28, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam extradited, charged in France

    PARIS – The lone known surviving suspect in the Paris attacks was returned Wednesday to the city where Islamic State extremists unleashed a night of m ...
    April 28, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Trump struggles to explain 'America first' foreign policy

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump strained to lay out a clear vision of his “America first” foreign policy on Wednesday, vowing to substitute hard-headed real ...
    April 28, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • AP Source: Ted Cruz taps Carly Fiorina to serve as vice presidential nominee

    INDIANAPOLIS – Republican presidential contender Ted Cruz has tapped former technology executive Carly Fiorina to serve as his running mate.
    April 27, 2016 - 1:39 pm
  • McDonald's testing McNugget recipe without preservatives

    NEW YORK – McDonald's is testing Chicken McNuggets with no artificial preservatives as it works to revive its U.S. business.
    April 27, 2016 - 10:28 am
  • Ted Cruz calls a basketball hoop a 'basketball ring' while recreating 'Hoosiers' scene

    INDIANAPOLIS – Donald Trump and Ted Cruz are courting Indiana voters by appealing to the state's love of basketball.
    April 27, 2016 - 9:31 am
  • 10 Things to Know for April 27; Dennis Hastert to be sentenced in hush-money case

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    April 27, 2016 - 6:16 am
  • North Carolina Dems pan 'keep our state straight' comment

    RALEIGH, N.C. – Rhetorical skirmishes continued Tuesday in North Carolina over a law limiting protections for LGBT people, as Democrats criticized a R ...
    April 26, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Coroner: Most Ohio shooting victims shot many times, some bruised

    CINCINNATI – A coroner’s report released Tuesday showed new details of vicious violence in the shooting deaths of eight members of a rural southern Oh ...
    April 26, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell case at high court will test reach of bribery laws

    WASHINGTON – In its final argument of the term, the Supreme Court will weigh a former Virginia governor’s contention that doing favors for a businessm ...
    April 26, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • Trump routs rivals in Northeast; Clinton carries 4 states

    PHILADELPHIA – In a front-runner’s rout, Republican Donald Trump roared to victory Tuesday in five contests across the Northeast and confidently decla ...
    April 26, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • San Francisco police ensnared in 2nd racist texting scandal

    SAN FRANCISCO – A new batch of racist text messages allegedly exchanged by San Francisco police officers has been released.
    April 26, 2016 - 2:36 pm
  • House GOP leader: No help for Puerto Rico before deadline

    WASHINGTON – Congress will not act to help debt-ridden Puerto Rico ahead of a May 1 deadline when nearly half-a-billion dollars in bond payments come ...
    April 26, 2016 - 2:11 pm
  • Hubble Telescope finds tiny moon orbiting dwarf planet Makemake

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Chalk up a moon for the icy dwarf planet Makemake.The Hubble Space Telescope ...
    April 26, 2016 - 1:49 pm
  • Prince's sister says musician had no known will

    MINNEAPOLIS – Prince's sister says the superstar musician had no known will and filed paperwork Tuesday asking a Minnesota court to appoint a special ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:58 pm
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