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  • Jury selection winds down in Colorado theater shooting case

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — A jury could be seated Tuesday in the Colorado theater shooting case, capping a nearly three-month selection process that experts ...
    April 14, 2015 - 4:09 pm
  • Ex-guards get lengthy prison sentences for Iraq shootings

    WASHINGTON – Rejecting pleas for mercy, a federal judge on Monday sentenced former Blackwater security guard Nicholas Slatten to life in prison and th ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Killer Jodi Arias gets life term with no chance for release

    PHOENIX – The nearly seven-year legal saga of Jodi Arias ended Monday as a judge sentenced her to life in prison for killing her ex-boyfriend and the ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Police search for ex-college student in campus shooting

    GOLDSBORO, N.C. – A 20-year-old former community college student fatally shot a campus print shop director who had recently fired him, just as his old ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • Rubio tells supporters he is running for White House

    MIAMI – Sen. Marco Rubio entered the presidential race Monday by offering the nation a younger generation of leadership that breaks free of ideas “stu ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Final juror cuts continue in Colorado theater shooting trial

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. – The months-long process of selecting a jury in the Colorado theater shooting case is nearing its end, the judge said as the pool o ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:44 pm
  • Iraq's premier says more support needed to 'finish' ISIS

    BAGHDAD – Iraq's prime minister said Monday his country needs greater support from the international coalition so it can "finish" the Islamic State gr ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • Russia lifts ban on delivery of air defense missiles to Iran

    MOSCOW – President Vladimir Putin on Monday sanctioned the delivery of a highly capable Russian air defense missile system to Iran, a game changer mov ...
    April 13, 2015 - 8:23 pm
  • Original AP report of President Abraham Lincoln's assassination

    On the night Abraham Lincoln was shot, April 14, 1865, Associated Press correspondent Lawrence Gobright scrambled to report from the White House, the ...
    April 13, 2015 - 2:35 pm
  • Police video shows killing of black Oklahoma suspect in Tulsa

    TULSA, Okla. — A man can be heard apologizing and admitting to shooting a person in a video that documents the killing of a black suspect by a white r ...
    April 13, 2015 - 12:29 pm
  • Space station grocery run includes Italian espresso maker

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Mornings are about to improve for the Italian astronaut who's been suffering through instant coffee at the International Space ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:53 am
  • Marco Rubio on key issues of 2016 presidential campaign

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A snapshot of where Florida Sen. Marco Rubio stands on issues likely to be debated during the Republican presidential primaries, a ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • Where They Stand: Hillary Clinton on issues of the 2016 campaign

    WASHINGTON – With Hillary Rodham Clinton announcing her candidacy Sunday for the 2016 Democratic nomination for president, a look at where she stands ...
    April 13, 2015 - 8:13 am
  • 10 Things to Know for April 13; North Charleston police try to mend rift after shooting

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    April 13, 2015 - 7:02 am
  • Sudan leader set to extend chaotic rule in lackluster vote

    KHARTOUM, Sudan – Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir, the world’s only sitting leader wanted on genocide charges, is expected to win a landslide victory ...
    April 12, 2015 - 11:34 pm
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