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  • House votes to curb Syrian refugees, snubbing veto threat

    WASHINGTON – Responding swiftly to the terror in Paris, the U.S. House voted overwhelmingly Thursday to erect high hurdles for Syrian and Iraqi refuge ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:57 am
  • Hillary Clinton: No troops in Syria, even if attack on U.S. soil

    NEW YORK – Hillary Rodham Clinton vowed to keep American troops out of Syria in a sweeping foreign policy address, saying she would resist sending for ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:29 pm
  • Paris prosecutor: Suspected Paris mastermind killed in raid

    PARIS — The Belgian jihadi suspected of masterminding deadly attacks in Paris was killed in a police raid on a suburban apartment building, the city p ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 7:28 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Nov. 19; Obama vows veto of refugee bill

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 6:23 am
  • Prosecutor: Paris attacks mastermind not arrested in raid

    SAINT-DENIS, France – Heavily armed French SWAT teams swooped in Wednesday and neutralized a cell that was ready to launch new attacks, leaving at lea ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 8:09 am
  • Despite heavy U.S. airstrikes, IS threat persists

    WASHINGTON – In measuring progress in the American-led air war against the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, numbers tell one story but results tell an ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:56 am
  • Possible census changes could make whites a minority sooner

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The U.S. Census Bureau is considering changes to its race and ethnicity questions for 2020 that experts believe could make whites ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 2:48 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for Nov. 18; 2 dead, 7 arrested in Paris raid

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 7:20 am
  • Louisiana Gov. Jindal ends bid for GOP nomination in 2016

    BATON ROUGE, La. – Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal dropped out of the 2016 race for president Tuesday, ending a campaign that failed to gain much support, ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • Putin vows to hunt down, punish those who bombed Russian jet

    MOSCOW – A somber President Vladimir Putin vowed to hunt down and punish those responsible for a bomb that brought down a Russian passenger jet last m ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Salt Lake City elects first openly gay mayor amid setbacks

    SALT LAKE CITY – Former Utah lawmaker Jackie Biskupski on Tuesday became the first openly gay mayor of Salt Lake City, the capital of the conservative ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • More Thanksgiving travelers expected; don't get stuck at the airport

    NEW YORK – A stronger economy and lower gas prices mean Thanksgiving travelers can expect more congested highways this year.
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Official: Minneapolis police shooting videos won't be released

    MINNEAPOLIS – State investigators looking into the fatal shooting of a black Minneapolis man by police during a scuffle have several partial videos of ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Republicans rush to shut borders to Syrian refugees

    WASHINGTON – Republicans urged an immediate closure of America’s borders to Syrian refugees Tuesday, drawing angry denunciations from some Democrats a ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • French hunt 2nd fugitive, launch new airstrikes on Islamic State

    PARIS – French police are hunting for a second fugitive directly involved in the deadly Paris attacks, officials said Tuesday, as France made an unpre ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 12:16 am
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