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  • California farmers volunteer to give up some water rights

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A group of California farmers, in a surprising turnaround, is volunteering to give up a fourth of its available water this year, ...
    May 20, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Capitol cops get bathroom training after guns left in toilet

    WASHINGTON – Capitol Police officers are getting training after officers accidentally left their guns in the Capitol's public bathrooms three times th ...
    May 20, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • Obama calls climate change an 'indisputable' security threat

    NEW LONDON, Conn. – President Barack Obama has argued for action on climate change as a matter of health, environmental protection and international o ...
    May 20, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for May 20; Breakthrough in Southeast Asia's migrant crisis

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    May 20, 2015 - 8:19 am
  • China's impact looms large as US debates its own trade deals

    WASHINGTON – If the U.S. doesn't write the rules of international trade, President Barack Obama warns, China will. In fact, China is already helping w ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Iraq struggles with sectarian politics after Ramadi fall

    BAGHDAD – As it moves to try to reverse the stunning loss of Ramadi, the capital of Iraq’s largest Sunni province, the Shiite-led government is hamstr ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Clinton urges State Department to speed release of emails

    CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Hillary Rodham Clinton urged the State Department on Tuesday to speed the release of 55,000 pages of emails from her time as secre ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Motorcycle gang shootout started with parking dispute

    WACO, Texas – A deadly weekend shootout involving rival motorcycle gangs apparently began with a parking dispute and someone running over a gang membe ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • IS militants look for collaborators after taking Iraqi city

    BAGHDAD – Islamic State militants searched door-to-door for policemen and pro-government fighters and threw bodies in the Euphrates River in a bloody ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Stem cell 'Wild West' takes root amid lack of US regulation

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – The liquid is dark red, a mixture of fat and blood, and Dr. Mark Berman pumps it out of the patient's backside. He treats it w ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Wingsuit fliers in Yosemite knew they were cheating death

    LOS ANGELES – Two extreme athletes in wingsuits who leaped to their deaths from a cliff in Yosemite National Park were trying to fly through a notch i ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Republicans clash over NSA surveillance powers

    PHILADELPHIA – Republicans clashed over the future of government surveillance programs on Monday, highlighting a deep divide among the GOP’s 2016 pres ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Charges filed against 170 motorcycle gang members in Texas

    WACO, Texas – About 170 members of rival motorcycle gangs were charged with engaging in organized crime Monday, a day after a shootout at a Texas rest ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Obama restricts police military gear, says it can alienate

    CAMDEN, N.J. – President Barack Obama ended long-running federal transfers of some combat-style gear to local law enforcement on Monday in an attempt ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • No video to help Amtrak crash probe — despite NTSB recommendation

    WASHINGTON — Five years ago, federal accident investigators recommended that the government require video cameras in locomotive cabs to record enginee ...
    May 18, 2015 - 5:05 pm
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