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  • Pope denounces euthanasia as 'sin against God'

    VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis denounced the right to die movement Saturday, saying it's a "false sense of compassion" to consider euthanasia as an act o ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 9:55 pm
  • Space agency: Now-silent lander does main tasks

    BERLIN – The pioneering lander Philae completed its primary mission of exploring the comet's surface and returned plenty of data before depleted batte ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 9:53 pm
  • With Saint Nick's entry comes racial controversy in the Netherlands

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands – Police arrested 90 protesters Saturday as a traditional Dutch celebration of the arrival of Saint Nicholas was disturbed by d ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • West-backed Syria rebels shaken on multiple fronts

    BEIRUT – During a key battle in the rugged mountains of a northern province earlier this month, U.S.-backed Syrian rebels collapsed before an assault ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 9:53 pm
  • World Bank: Ebola fund would create incentives

    BRISBANE, Australia – A proposed global emergency fund to contain the next Ebola outbreak would also provide an incentive for drug companies to develo ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Iraq's forces drive IS militants from key town

    BAGHDAD – Iraqi forces drove Islamic State militants out of a strategic oil refinery town north of Baghdad on Friday, scoring their biggest battlefiel ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Men convicted in ricin plot to serve prison time

    GAINESVILLE, Ga. – A judge Friday said the fact that two north Georgia men likely could never have carried out a plot to target the federal government ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Suspect in student kidnapping pleads not guilty

    FAIRFAX, Va. – The man accused of abducting a University of Virginia student who was found dead last month pleaded not guilty Friday in on an unrelate ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Nuclear woes: Pentagon chief orders shake-up

    MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. – The Pentagon will spend an additional $10 billion to correct deep problems of neglect and mismanagement within the nation ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Obamacare ‘stupidity’? New energy for repeal

    WASHINGTON – Newly surfaced videos are adding fresh energy to the efforts of congressional conservatives to repeal President Barack Obama’s health car ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Keeping your health law plan may come with premium hike

    WASHINGTON – Many of the 7 million consumers who got insurance under President Barack Obama’s health care law will see their premiums rise next year u ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Religious challenge to Obamacare on birth control, contraceptives rejected

    WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a path devised by the Obama administration that allows religious nonprofit groups to avoid payin ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • France: Wild cat on the prowl is not a tiger

    MONTEVRAIN, France — A two-day search by police and military forces for a wild animal roaming through French towns has come to one conclusion: it isn' ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • Iraq: 3 bombings kill 19 in and around Baghdad

    BAGHDAD — Iraqi police and hospital officials say three separate bombings in and around Baghdad have killed at least 19 people and wounded nearly 50.
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Chuck Hagel: Top-to-bottom changes needed in U.S. militay's nuclear force

    WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says the military's failure to maintain its focus on the nation's nuclear forces led them to be mismanaged ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 10:46 am
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