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  • Pa. State Police identify trooper killed in ambush

    BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. – A late-night ambush outside a state police barracks in Pennsylvania’s rural northeastern corner left one trooper dead and anothe ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Eyeing 2016, Marco Rubio stresses border security

    MIAMI – Two years ago, immigration activist Gaby Pacheco got a call from Marco Rubio. The Florida senator wanted advice as he tried to develop a plan ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 9:15 am
  • Chemical trade tries to shape regs

    WASHINGTON – The powerful chemical industry is putting its lobbying muscle behind legislation that would establish standards for chemicals used in pro ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Charges filed in dead babies case

    BLACKSTONE, Mass. – A woman who lived in a squalid, vermin-infested home where the bodies of three infants were found was charged Friday with covering ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Arizona man wins fight to get same-sex union recognized

    PHOENIX – In a ruling that calls into question Arizona’s gay marriage ban, a judge handed a victory Friday to a gay man who lost his spouse to cancer ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Slain 5 kids loved to play, wrestle with their dad

    AMORY, Miss. – The five children who authorities said were killed by their father loved to dress up as superheroes, play in the park and pool, and pos ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Judge convicts Pistorius of culpable homicide Friday

    PRETORIA, South Africa – A judge convicted Oscar Pistorius of culpable homicide Friday in the death of his girlfriend, ruling that the former track st ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 9:33 pm
  • Cobbling coalition for Iraq, Syria no easy task

    ANKARA, Turkey – Assembling a coalition to fight the militants from the Islamic State group is proving to be a complicated affair.
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 9:32 pm
  • Arab allies pledge to fight militant group

    JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia – Key Arab allies promised Thursday to “do their share” to fight Islamic State militants, but NATO member Turkey refused to join ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Obama’s request to combat Islamic State draws support

    WASHINGTON – Bending for once to the will of the White House, Republicans and Democrats coalesced Thursday behind President Barack Obama’s call to tra ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • U.N.: 45 Fijian peacekeepers freed in Syria

    BEIRUT – Al-Qaida-linked militants released 45 Fijian peacekeepers captured two week ago in Syria, ending the U.N.'s fourth crisis over abducted soldi ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 10:11 pm
  • Despite economic fears, EU sanctions Russia again

    BRUSSELS – The European Union on Thursday slapped more sanctions on Russia for helping separatists destabilize Ukraine, limiting Russia's access to it ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 10:10 pm
  • U.S. sharply cutting deportations

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is on pace this year to deport the fewest number of immigrants since at least 2007, even as he has postponed until ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 10:09 pm
  • New terror fight casts shadow over 9/11 ceremonies

    NEW YORK – The nation's gathering war against a new upsurge in Islamic terror hung heavy over the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks Thursday, s ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 10:07 pm
  • No end in sight for America's Mideast war duties

    Thirteen years after the Sept. 11 terror attacks, this was supposed to be a season of relief, with Iraq managing on its own and most U.S. troops final ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 12:07 am
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