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  • Thousands protest police shootings in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS – Thousands gathered Saturday for a second day of organized rallies and marches protesting Michael Brown's death and other fatal police shoo ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Bosnian voters bleak over untapped flood aid

    MAGLAJ, Bosnia-Herzegovina – Five months after the Sahman family lost nearly everything they owned in massive floods, they have received almost no hel ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Americans for Prosperity builds political machine

    MIAMI – Over scrambled eggs and croquettes, Andres Malave gave a last-minute pep talk to about a dozen volunteers in a Cuban restaurant before they le ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Pig farms rebound from virus; meat prices may drop

    DES MOINES, Iowa – A virus that killed millions of baby pigs in the last year and led to higher pork prices has waned thanks to warmer weather and far ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Ebola screen measures backed by federal law

    WASHINGTON – The government’s authority to screen airline passengers for potential Ebola exposure and order them quarantined if necessary is far-reach ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Ebola airport screening measures rest on federal law

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration's plans to screen certain airline passengers for exposure to Ebola are based on the Constitution and long-e ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 9:55 am
  • 2014 Nobel Peace Prize: Taliban attack surviver Malala Yousafzai, Kailash Satyarthi win

    OSLO, Norway (AP) — Taliban attack survivor Malala Yousafzai became the youngest Nobel winner ever as she and Kailash Satyarthi of India won the Nobel ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 9:51 am
  • Gay marriage in America: The latest developments on same-sex unions

    Weddings, court rulings and confusion are defining a week that started with the U.S. Supreme Court denying appeals from five states seeking to retain ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 9:28 am
  • Man sends newspaper check years after rack thefts

    LAKELAND, Fla. — Some 54 years after stealing several newspaper racks, a U.S. Navy veteran has sent a letter of apology and a check for $200 to The ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 6:43 am
  • Angry protesters yell at riot police in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS — Protesters angered by the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by police faced off ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 6:40 am
  • Malala, Satyarthi win Nobel Peace Prize

    OSLO, Norway — Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India jointly won the Nobel ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 6:20 am
  • Modiano wins Nobel for works about Nazi occupation

    PARIS – French novelist Patrick Modiano has devoted his career to exploring the traumas of the Nazi occupation of his country, including how it could ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Strikes didn't end threat from Syrian terror cell

    WASHINGTON – The barrage of U.S. cruise missiles last month aimed at a Syrian terrorist cell killed just one or two key militants, according to Americ ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Shiite rebels among dead in Yemen bombings

    SANAA, Yemen – Two suicide bombings in Yemen killed nearly 70 people on Thursday, with one targeting an anti-government rally by Shiite rebels who con ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • U.S. military planes arrive at epicenter of Ebola

    MONROVIA, Liberia – Six U.S. military planes arrived in the Ebola hot zone Thursday with more Marines, as West Africa's leaders pleaded for the world' ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 12:04 am
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