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  • The U.S. says you can now bring back 100 Cuban cigars and several bottles of rum

    The Obama administration announced Friday it is eliminating a $100 limit on the value of Cuban rum and cigars that American travelers can bring back f ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 9:05 am
  • Medicare unveils far-reaching overhaul of doctors' pay

    WASHINGTON – Medicare on Friday unveiled a far-reaching overhaul of how it pays doctors and other clinicians. Compensation for medical professionals w ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 8:18 am
  • Lashing back, Trump calls sexual assault accusers 'horrible horrible liars'

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Lashing back, Donald Trump heatedly rejected the growing list of sexual assault allegations against him as “pure fiction” on T ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Thailand’s king, world’s longest-reigning monarch, dies

    BANGKOK – King Bhumibol Adulyadej, revered in Thailand as a demigod, a humble father figure and an anchor of stability through decades of upheaval at ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • Nigeria says 21 abducted Chibok schoolgirls freed in swap

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria – Twenty-one of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram more than two years ago were freed Thursday in a swap for detained l ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • New Jersey Transit tops list of accidents, safety fines

    The railroad whose rush-hour train slammed into a New Jersey station last month, killing a woman and injuring more than 100 people, has had more accid ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Email: Hillary Clinton campaign tried to move back Illinois primary

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton's campaign tried to move the Illinois presidential primary to a later date, believing it might stop momentum for a modera ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:22 pm
  • Wells Fargo CEO is out as bank grapples with sales scandal

    NEW YORK – Wells Fargo's embattled CEO John Stumpf is stepping down as the nation's second-largest bank is roiled by a scandal over its sales practice ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • 'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Nicole to pummel Bermuda

    HAMILTON, Bermuda – The British territory of Bermuda hunkered down overnight as Hurricane Nicole rapidly strengthened into a major Category 4 storm an ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • River that gave life to North Carolina town now tears it apart

    LUMBERTON, N.C. – A day after fleeing from the swollen Lumber River, the residents of this down-but-not-quite-out former mill town waded into the swir ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Small Iowa town a window into hunger problem in rural U.S.

    STORM LAKE, Iowa – Storm Lake, Iowa, appears the picture of economic health, a place where jobs are plentiful, the unemployment rate hovers near 3 per ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • New allegations of sexual assault emerge against Trump

    PUEBLO, Colo. – Several women levied allegations of sexual assault against Donald Trump on Wednesday in a series of interviews, adding to the already ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Poll: White Americans disapprove of national anthem protests

    WASHINGTON – White Americans by large numbers disapprove of athletes protesting during the playing of "The Star-Spangled Banner," according to a new p ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 3:01 pm
  • U.S. job openings fall to lowest level in 8 months

    WASHINGTON – U.S. employers posted the fewest jobs in eight months in August, a sign job gains will likely remain modest in the coming months.
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 11:58 am
  • Donald Trump reverting to combative approach of primary campaign

    WASHINGTON – Here comes Donald Trump, unfiltered. Again.The Republican presidential candidate is vow ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 8:37 am
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