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  • Veterans turn to American Legion for medical help

    EL PASO, Texas – A counselor at the local Veterans Affairs office looked at Rebecca King, a victim of domestic violence and abuse who was seeking help ...
    July 6, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Nonprofits’ contraceptive cases next for justices

    WASHINGTON – How much distance from an immoral act is enough?That’s the difficult question behind th ...
    July 6, 2014 - 10:48 pm
  • Creditors face deadline for bankruptcy plan vote

    DETROIT (AP) — The most anticipated vote in Detroit this summer isn't for a city office. Instead, ballots submitted by city retirees could determine h ...
    July 6, 2014 - 10:19 am
  • Raging California wildfire burns right up to homes

    WINTERS, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters saved about 40 homes in a rural Northern California neighborhood as a fast-moving blaze came dangerously close dur ...
    July 6, 2014 - 8:22 am
  • 2 police officers shot near Denver; suspect held

    DENVER (AP) — A man shot and wounded two suburban Denver police officers Saturday night when they went to his residence to check on his welfare, autho ...
    July 6, 2014 - 8:20 am
  • Philadelphia fire kills 4 kids, destroys 8 houses

    PHILADELPHIA – Fire raced through a row of two-story homes in southwest Philadelphia early Saturday, killing 4-year-old twin girls, a 4-year-old boy a ...
    July 6, 2014 - 12:24 am
  • Louis Brown, father of Nicole Brown Simpson, dies

    DANA POINT, Calif. – Louis Brown Jr., the father of O.J. Simpson’s ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson, has died at his Southern California home, a family at ...
    July 6, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Indy police: Bump may have set off shooting of 7

    INDIANAPOLIS – A shooting in a bar-hopping Indianapolis neighborhood that injured seven people may have been set off by two people bumping into each o ...
    July 6, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Iraq's al-Maliki signals his intent to stay in job

    BAGHDAD – Despite mounting pressure to step aside, Iraq's Nouri al-Maliki vowed Friday not to abandon his bid for another term as prime minister and p ...
    July 6, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Only road onto North Carolina island reopening after Arthur

    KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C. – North Carolina's popular beach towns began returning to the business of recreation Saturday, after Arthur lashed the state's ...
    July 6, 2014 - 12:22 am
  • Ukraine claims victory in rebel stronghold

    SLOVYANSK, Ukraine – Ukrainian troops forced pro-Russian insurgents out of a key stronghold in the country's embattled east on Saturday, a significant ...
    July 6, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • Senate majority could rest on sage grouse

    DENVER – An obscure, chicken-sized bird best known for its mating dance could help determine whether Democrats or Republicans control the U.S. Senate ...
    July 6, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • NATO signals no new members for the present

    BRUSSELS – Faced with a newly aggressive Russia, NATO has been mulling how to react, but it is ruling out one option: rapid expansion.
    July 5, 2014 - 9:39 pm
  • As housing costs soar, slum grows in Silicon Valley

    SAN JOSE, Calif. – She’s a disheveled woman, upper teeth gone, bags slung over her shoulders as she nervously urges on two friends shoving her overloa ...
    July 5, 2014 - 9:38 pm
  • What's making U.S. economy a world beater? 5 factors

    WASHINGTON – How does the U.S. economy do it?Europe is floundering. China faces slower growth. Japan ...
    July 5, 2014 - 9:38 pm
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