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  • 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
  • St. Louis shooting reignites anger among activists

    ST. LOUIS – Two months after a Ferguson officer killed Michael Brown, setting off intense national debate about law enforcement treatment of minoritie ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Obama wants an election about the economy, not him

    SANTA MONICA, Calif. – President Barack Obama is all in with his economic pitch. The American public is not. Over the next 27 days, either the public ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • GOP, White House clash on Secret Service scandal

    WASHINGTON – Two years after a prostitution scandal rocked the Secret Service, a Republican congressman renewed allegations Thursday about possible in ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Top Vatican cardinal wants to streamline marriage annulments

    VATICAN CITY — The Vatican's top lawyer says he favors a radical change in how the Catholic Church handles marriage annulments to speed them up and re ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 9:44 am
  • Off-duty St. Louis police officer kills teen who shot at him, sparking protest

    ST. LOUIS — An off-duty St. Louis police officer shot and killed a black 18-year-old who had fired at him, authorities said Thursday. The killing led ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 9:38 am
  • Chicago O'Hare airport screening for Ebola: 5 things to know

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration announced Wednesday that airline passengers arriving from the three West African countries experiencing an unpre ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 9:33 am
  • Do-it-yourself flu vaccine? Study shows it works

    Do-it-yourself flu vaccine? It could happen. Military folks who squirted vaccine up their noses were as well-protected as others who got it from healt ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Step toward artificial hand with a sense of touch

    WASHINGTON– Scientists are moving closer to an artificial hand that can feel: Implanted electrodes allowed some amputees to tell by touch how gently t ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Obama claims progress combatting Islamic State

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he's confident the U.S. will keep making progress against Islamic State militants in Iraq and ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 11:30 pm
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