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  • Clean tech a priority issue as Chinese president lands in US

    SEATTLE – Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Washington state Tuesday for a visit to the U.S. that will include talks on how U.S. and Chinese exp ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 1:07 am
  • Pope Francis arrives in U.S., faces a polarized country

    WASHINGTON – Pope Francis arrived Tuesday on the first visit of his life to the United States, bringing his humble manner and his “church of the poor” ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 1:00 am
  • EU talks about migrant crisis; tensions rise in southeast Europe

    ZAGREB, Croatia — While migrants scuffled with police at a transit camp in Croatia, nations in southeast Europe scolded and threatened each other Tues ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for Sept. 22; EU holds more migration talks

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 6:23 am
  • Bickering in the Balkans: Officials clash over migrants

    BELGRADE, Serbia – The war of words over Europe's migrant crisis is turning vicious, with officials in the bickering Balkans trading blame and accusat ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 1:06 am
  • Study: Twice as much trash put in landfills than estimated

    WASHINGTON – Americans are sending more than twice as much trash to landfills as the federal government has estimated, according to a new study.WASHIN ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 1:03 am
  • Wisconsin's Walker exits '16 race with harsh words for Trump

    MADISON, Wis. – Warning that the Republican presidential race has become too nasty, Scott Walker exited the 2016 campaign on Monday and urged others t ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 1:03 am
  • U.S. weighs abstention on Cuba embargo vote at UN

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration may allow the U.N. to condemn America’s economic embargo against Cuba without a fight, The Associated Press has ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 1:00 am
  • Pope presses message to Cuba: Be willing to change

    SANTIAGO, Cuba – Pope Francis marked the anniversary Monday of the day he decided as a teenager to become a priest by pressing a subtle message to Cub ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 1:02 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Sept. 21; Pope Francis meets with Fidel Castro

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 6:36 am
  • Kerry: U.S. to accept 85,000 refugees in 2016, 100,000 in 2017

    BERLIN – Scrambling to address a growing Syrian refugee crisis, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced Sunday the United States would significan ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Some Minnesota marijuana patients opting to buy illegally

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – Just two months after Minnesota launched its medical marijuana program, some patients turned off by high costs said they are back to ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Hacking, China's maritime claims overshadow Xi's U.S. visit

    BEIJING – As Chinese President Xi Jinping makes his first state visit to Washington this week, the outlook for relations is decidedly murkier than whe ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • New wildfire in Northern California destroys homes

    MIDDLETOWN, Calif. – A new wildfire in Northern California destroyed or damaged 10 homes in Monterey County, and a body was found among the ashes a we ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Ben Carson: A Muslim shouldn't be elected president

    WASHINGTON – Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said Islam is antithetical to the Constitution, and he doesn’t believe a Muslim should be el ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 12:11 am
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