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  • 10 Things to Know for Dec. 11; App developed for 'Driving While Black' motorists

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 7:40 am
  • Doctors face steep Medicaid cuts as fee boost ends

    WASHINGTON – Primary care doctors caring for low-income patients will face steep fee cuts next year as a temporary program in President Barack Obama's ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 12:28 am
  • CIA fights back against Senate's torture report findings

    WASHINGTON – Top spies past and present campaigned Wednesday to discredit the Senate's investigation into the CIA's harrowing torture practices after ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 7:25 pm
  • President Obama announces $1 billion for early childhood education

    WASHINGTON — Declaring early childhood education "one of the best investments we can make," President Barack Obama on Wednesday followed up on a promi ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 2:52 pm
  • McDonald's to trim menu, examine ingredients

    NEW YORK — McDonald's is planning to trim its menu, review its cooking methods and maybe even get rid of some of the ingredients it uses to change per ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 2:44 pm
  • Mystery of where Earth's water came from deepens amid Rosetta comet probe findings

    WASHINGTON — The mystery of where Earth's water came from got murkier Wednesday when some astronomers essentially eliminated one of the chief suspects ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 2:26 pm
  • Monaco's Princess Charlene gives birth to twins, girl and boy

    MONACO — For the first time since Monaco was founded in the 13th century, its royal family gave birth to twins on Wednesday, and cannons were fired to ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 2:01 pm
  • Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder: Detroit bankruptcy officially ending

    DETROIT — Detroit is formally emerging from bankruptcy, marking the end of the largest municipal case in U.S. history, with officials looking forward ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 1:36 pm
  • Time Person the Year for 2014: Ebola fighters

    NEW YORK — Doctors, nurses and others fighting Ebola have been named Time's 2014 Person of the Year, the magazine announced Wednesday.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 12:25 pm
  • Psychologist defends harsh CIA interrogations detailed in torture report

    WASHINGTON — One of the two psychologists paid millions for designing the CIA's post-Sept. 11 program of brutal interrogations defends the treatment o ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 7:27 pm
  • U.N. experts: U.S. officials, CIA agents who OK'd, carried out torture should be prosecuted

    GENEVA — All senior U.S. officials and CIA agents who authorized and carried out torture like waterboarding as part of former President George W. Bush ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 7:26 pm
  • 10 Things to know for Dec. 10; Congress tests spending bill

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 7:38 am
  • Obama health adviser apologizes for 'glib' remarks

    WASHINGTON – MIT economist Jonathan Gruber – an often-quoted adviser on the president’s health care law – told Congress on Tuesday he was glib and “in ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • CIA torture report: Senate probe catalogs brutality against detainees

    WASHINGTON – The United States brutalized scores of terror suspects with interrogation tactics that turned secret CIA prisons into chambers of sufferi ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 9:31 pm
  • Detainee Zubaydah a key figure in Senate report

    WASHINGTON – Abu Zubaydah was the CIA's guinea pig.He was the first high-profile al Qaida terror sus ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 9:32 pm
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