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  • Survey: U.S. businesses expect sales to rebound, more hiring

    WASHINGTON – U.S. businesses expect their sales will rebound in the next three months after a sluggish first quarter, and they also plan to boost hiri ...
    April 20, 2015 - 10:23 am
  • Man charged in fight over whether Michael Jordan or LeBron James is better

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – Police say an argument over whether Michael Jordan or LeBron James is a better basketball player ended in a Pennsylvania man's ar ...
    April 20, 2015 - 9:31 am
  • Spain: Teacher killed, 4 wounded by student in Barcelona

    BARCELONA, Spain – A Spanish student reportedly armed with a crossbow and a knife killed a substitute teacher and wounded four others at a school in B ...
    April 20, 2015 - 8:23 am
  • 10 Things to Know for April 20; EU leaders gather after Mediterranean shipwreck

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    April 20, 2015 - 6:49 am
  • 5 years after BP spill, drillers push into riskier depths

    ON THE GULF OF MEXICO – Five years after the nation’s worst offshore oil spill, the industry is working on drilling even further into the risky depths ...
    April 20, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Almonds get roasted in debate over California water use

    SAN FRANCISCO – California almonds are becoming one of the world’s favorite snacks and creating a multibillion-dollar bonanza for agricultural investo ...
    April 19, 2015 - 10:39 pm
  • Empty chairs honor 168 victims of Oklahoma City bombing

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Every day when Dr. Rosslyn Biggs goes to work as a federal government veterinarian she is reminded of her mother, one of 168 people ki ...
    April 19, 2015 - 10:39 pm
  • Despite victory, Israeli leader struggling to form coalition

    JERUSALEM – With a resounding election victory last month, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seemed to have an easy path toward quickly establ ...
    April 19, 2015 - 10:39 pm
  • Survivor: Smugglers locked hundreds in hold of capsized boat

    ROME – A smuggler’s boat crammed with hundreds of people overturned off Libya’s coast as rescuers approached, causing what could be the Mediterranean’ ...
    April 19, 2015 - 10:35 pm
  • Researcher denied flight after tweet poking United security

    WASHINGTON – United Airlines stopped a prominent security researcher from boarding a California-bound flight late Saturday, following a social media p ...
    April 19, 2015 - 10:35 pm
  • New Hampshire Republican voters are relishing crowded field

    NASHUA, New Hampshire – For New Hampshire Republicans, the early days of the 2016 presidential campaign feel like an embarrassment of riches.
    April 19, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • Video: Islamic State kills Ethiopian Christians in Libya

    CAIRO – Islamic State militants in Libya shot and beheaded groups of captive Ethiopian Christians, a video purportedly from the extremists showed Sund ...
    April 19, 2015 - 10:35 pm
  • For next president, a way out of the health care fights?

    WASHINGTON – Republican or Democrat, the next president will have the chance to remake the nation’s health care overhaul without fighting Congress.
    April 19, 2015 - 10:35 pm
  • Five takeaways from GOP hopefuls' New Hampshire happening

    NASHUA, N.H. – Republican presidential candidates and hopefuls were in New Hampshire this weekend for a party conference, the first gathering of its k ...
    April 19, 2015 - 8:13 am
  • Believe it or not, bipartisanship breaks out on Capitol Hill

    WASHINGTON – Suddenly, bipartisanship has broken out on Capitol Hill.On Iran, Medicare, education an ...
    April 18, 2015 - 11:06 pm
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