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  • 11 hurt when bus crashes on I-94 in southeast Wisconsin

    KENOSHA, Wis. – Police said 11 people were hurt but none seriously when a bus crashed on Interstate 94 in southeastern Wisconsin.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Blizzard expected for 250-mile stretch of Northeast

    NEW YORK – A “potentially historic” storm could dump 2 to 3 feet of snow from northern New Jersey to Massachusetts starting Monday, crippling a region ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Miss Colombia crowned Miss Universe in Miami

    MIAMI – Miss Colombia Paulina Vega has been crowned Miss Universe, beating out first runner-up Miss USA Nia Sanchez and contestants from more than 80 ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Possible GOP candidates pitch ideas at conservative forum

    DES MOINES, Iowa – The robust Christian right in early-voting Iowa plays an outsize role in helping determine the Republican presidential nominee, a p ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Fueled by oil, agriculture sector welcomes low diesel prices

    WICHITA, Kan. – The recent plunge in fuel prices have been a welcome relief across the agricultural sector, helping ease the pain of low grain prices ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Abe ‘speechless’ after video claims IS hostage dead

    TOKYO – Japan’s prime minister said Sunday he was “speechless” after an online video purportedly showed that one of two Japanese hostages of the extre ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • Rockets kill 30 in Ukrainian city as rebels launch offensive

    KIEV, Ukraine – Indiscriminate rocket fire slammed into a market, schools, homes and shops Saturday in Ukraine’s southeastern city of Mariupol, killin ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Kerry to visit Nigeria ahead of election

    ZURICH – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's plan to stop in Nigeria for meetings with the two leading candidates in the upcoming presidential electi ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 7:43 pm
  • Tens of thousands protest after president resigns in Yemen

    SANAA, Yemen – Tens of thousands of Yemenis marched in protest on Saturday against Shiite rebels who hold the capital, amid a power vacuum in a countr ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 7:43 pm
  • Tide turning in Ebola fight after hard lessons

    DAKAR, Senegal – A top U.N. official in the fight against Ebola greeted just three patients at one treatment center he visited this week in Sierra Leo ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 7:41 pm
  • Global economy hopes raised after European stimulus

    DAVOS, Switzerland – The global economic outlook just got brighter after this week’s big stimulus from the European Central Bank, leading policymakers ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 7:42 pm
  • Dignitaries head to Saudi Arabia after King Abdullah's death

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – World leaders and top dignitaries began arriving in Saudi Arabia on Saturday to give their condolences following the death of K ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 7:43 pm
  • $2 gasoline: Good times keep rolling at the pump

    NEW YORK – At some point this will end, perhaps even soon. The price of gasoline will not fall to zero.
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Privacy concerns over health care website prompt reversal

    WASHINGTON – Bowing to privacy concerns, the Obama administration reversed itself Friday, scaling back the release of consumers’ personal information ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Pro-Russian rebels reject peace deal, launch new offensive

    DONETSK, Ukraine – Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine rejected a previously signed peace deal Friday and launched a new multipronged offensive agai ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:59 pm
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