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  • Mexican resort shooting kills 5, panics festival-goers

    PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico – Gunfire broke out in a crowded beachfront nightclub throbbing with electronic music before dawn Monday, causing five deaths ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 10:46 pm
  • Officials: FBI arrests widow of Orlando nightclub shooter

    WASHINGTON – The wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter, who was extensively questioned by federal agents in the days after the massacre, was arrested ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 10:46 pm
  • IMF boosts growth forecast for U.S., cites Trump impact

    WASHINGTON – The International Monetary Fund on Monday raised its forecast for the U.S. economy over the next two years, saying President-elect Donald ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 10:46 pm
  • Years after Virginia slayings, some seek relief in killer's execution

    RICHMOND, Va. – The brutal murders of a well-known Richmond couple and their young daughters as they were preparing to host a New Year's party sent sh ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 10:45 pm
  • Ethics watchdog investigating Canadian prime minister's vacation

    OTTAWA, Ontario – Canada's ethics commissioner said Monday she is launching an investigation into Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's recent family holida ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 10:45 pm
  • National park visits hits record high for 3rd straight year

    SALT LAKE CITY – Visits to U.S. national parks set a record in 2016 for the third consecutive year as landmarks such Zion, Yellowstone and Rocky Mount ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 10:44 pm
  • Trump, in flap with civil rights icon, meets with MLK's son

    NEW YORK – Days before taking office, President-elect Donald Trump attempted to navigate the fallout of his flap with a civil-rights leader and collea ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 10:24 pm
  • Reports: Istanbul nightclub attacker who killed 39 caught

    ISTANBUL – A gunman who killed 39 people during an attack on a nightclub in Istanbul during New Year's celebrations has been caught in a police operat ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 4:14 pm
  • Officials: FBI arrests widow of Orlando nightclub shooter

    WASHINGTON – The wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter, who was extensively questioned by federal agents in the days after the massacre, has been arre ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 4:13 pm
  • EU gears up for new migrant wave

    VALLETTA, Malta – Tens of thousands of people seeking better lives are expected to trek across deserts and board unseaworthy boats in war-torn Libya t ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 5:35 am
  • Outgoing CIA chief rips into Trump on Russia threat

    NEW YORK – The outgoing CIA director charged on Sunday that Donald Trump lacks a full understanding of the threat Moscow poses to the United States, d ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 3:26 am
  • Warren embraces her role as a top Democratic foil to Trump

    BOSTON – Donald Trump's election has propelled Sen. Elizabeth Warren into an even sharper partisan spotlight as she embraces her role as a top Democra ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 9:33 am
  • 'Miracle on the Hudson' legacy: 70,000 slain birds

    NEW YORK – Birds took the blame for bringing down the jetliner that "Sully" Sullenberger landed on the Hudson River eight years ago this weekend. They ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus to close after 146 years

    ELLENTON, Fla. – After 146 years, the curtain is coming down on "The Greatest Show on Earth." The owner of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circ ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 11:54 pm
  • Trump unleashes Twitter attack against civil rights legend John Lewis

    NEW YORK – Donald Trump tore into civil rights legend John Lewis on Saturday for questioning the legitimacy of the Republican billionaire's White Hous ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 11:41 pm
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