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  • 10 Things to Know for Feb. 25; Ex-Marine found guilty in 'American Sniper' trial

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 6:31 am
  • Ukraine disputes claim about weapons pullback

    ILOVAYSK, Ukraine – Russian-backed separatists moved some heavy weapons well back from the front line Tuesday in eastern Ukraine, but the Ukrainian go ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Dozens of Christians abducted by Islamic militants in Syria

    BEIRUT – The Islamic State militants struck before dawn, staging house-to-house raids in a cluster of villages nestled along the Khabur River in north ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • In a bind, Republicans offer vote on Homeland Security bill

    WASHINGTON – A partial agency shutdown looming, Senate Republicans offered Tuesday to permit a vote on Homeland Security funding legislation stripped ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Defying GOP-run Congress, Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline bill

    WASHINGTON — Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeli ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 3:16 pm
  • No federal charges against George Zimmerman in Trayvon Martin death, Justice Department says

    WASHINGTON — George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer who fatally shot Trayvon Martin in a 2012 confrontation with the teenager, will ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 3:11 pm
  • Used cars often sold with unfixed defects, despite recalls

    DETROIT — It's a case of buyer beware, with potentially dangerous consequences.More than 46 million ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Historic U.S.-Iran nuclear deal could be taking shape

    GENEVA – Edging toward a historic compromise, the U.S. and Iran reported progress Monday on a deal that would clamp down on Tehran’s nuclear activitie ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Saving for retirement: Obama proposal sets up Wall St. fight

    WASHINGTON – Tapping the anxieties of aging baby boomers, President Barack Obama on Monday called for tougher standards on brokers who manage retireme ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:29 am
  • Pentagon chief convenes counter-IS meeting, lauds strategy

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait – U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter convened an extraordinary war council Monday on Iraq’s doorstep six days after taking office, ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • IUDs, hormone implants growing more popular among US women

    CHICAGO – Long-acting but reversible methods of birth control are becoming increasingly popular among U.S. women, with IUDs redesigned after safety sc ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • Ukraine delays heavy weapons pullback, blames rebel attacks

    KIEV, Ukraine – Ukraine delayed a promised pullback of heavy weapons from the front line Monday, blaming continuing attacks from separatist rebels in ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:29 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Feb. 23; Pentagon chief convenes meeting on Islamic State

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 6:54 am
  • 'Birdman' takes flight at an Oscars punctuated by politics

    LOS ANGELES – The long take of "Birdman" has stretched all the way to the Academy Awards, where the jazzy, surreal comedy about an actor fleeing his s ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Fuel-hauling trains could derail at 10 a year

    BILLINGS, Mont. – The federal government predicts that trains hauling crude oil or ethanol will derail an average of 10 times a year over the next two ...
    Feb. 22, 2015 - 11:58 pm
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