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  • Obama to announce immigration action Thursday

    WASHINGTON – In a broad test of his executive powers, President Barack Obama declared Wednesday he will sidestep Congress and order his own federal ac ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • ‘This is my jail’: Corruption case goes to trial

    BALTIMORE – Gang leaders ruled the Baltimore City Detention Center, using smuggled cellphones to direct crimes on the streets outside, dealing drugs a ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • Uber investigating if exec broke 'God' app rules

    SAN FRANCISCO – Uber Technologies confirmed Wednesday that it is investigating whether one of its general managers violated the popular car-booking se ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • Buffalo area hit with epic snow – with more coming

    BUFFALO, N.Y. – Homeowners opened their front doors to find themselves sealed in by sheer walls of white. Shovelers turned walkways into head-high can ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:56 pm
  • NBC scraps Bill Cosby television project after sexual assault allegations

    NEW YORK – NBC says it has scrapped a Bill Cosby comedy that was under development, the second outlet within a day to put off or abandon a Cosby proje ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 1:26 pm
  • Obama plan won't grant immigrants federal benefits

    WASHINGTON – As many as 5 million people in the country illegally would be spared from deportation and made eligible for work permits but not entitled ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • JetBlue to add bag fees on cheapest tickets

    It will soon cost you money to check a bag on JetBlue if you buy the cheapest level of tickets.JetBl ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:38 am
  • Police: Miss Honduras, sister apparently killed

    TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Two bodies believed to belong to Miss Honduras 2014 and her sister have been found buried near the spa where they disappeared ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 9:37 am
  • New Kurdish offensive targets Islamic State group

    BAGHDAD – Kurdish peshmerga forces launched a new offensive Wednesday targeting Islamic State group extremists in Iraq, even as a suicide bomber kille ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 8:45 am
  • Scott Walker considering 2016 run for president

    MADISON, Wis. – Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Tuesday he is seriously considering whether to get into the race for president in 2016, but he hasn't ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 1:56 pm
  • Obama orders review of U.S. hostage policy

    WASHINGTON – With terrorists beheading Americans, President Barack Obama has ordered a review of how the United States responds when citizens are take ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:46 pm
  • Senate rejects Keystone pipeline – but GOP vows replay

    WASHINGTON – In a combustible blend of oil and politics, the Democratic-controlled Senate rejected legislation Tuesday night aimed at forcing completi ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 6:02 pm
  • Benjamin Netanyahu: Destroy synagogue attackers' homes

    JERUSALEM – Israel's prime minister has ordered authorities to destroy the homes of the attackers who killed four people in a Jerusalem synagogue.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:33 am
  • House Democrats re-elect Nancy Pelosi as minority leader

    WASHINGTON – Democrats re-elected Rep. Nancy Pelosi to another two-year term as House minority leader on Tuesday, two weeks after elections in which t ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:10 am
  • Tough stances from Putin, Merkel over Ukraine

    MOSCOW – The leaders of Russia and Germany squared off over Ukraine from opposite sides of the globe, with Vladimir Putin warning that Moscow will not ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:23 am
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