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  • FBI looks into shattered glass in new twist in derailment

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The FBI has been called in to investigate the possibility that the windshield of an Amtrak train was hit with an object shortly be ...
    May 16, 2015 - 7:20 am
  • Anti-Arctic drilling kayaktivists hold 'Shell No' protest

    SEATTLE (AP) — Activists opposed to drilling for oil in the Arctic plan to launch a flotilla of kayaks and other boats on Seattle's Elliott Bay on Sat ...
    May 16, 2015 - 7:18 am
  • IS group seizes government compound in Iraq's Ramadi

    BAGHDAD – Islamic State militants seized the main government headquarters in Ramadi, raising their black flag over the compound and setting it ablaze ...
    May 15, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • House defies Obama veto threat, passes defense policy bill

    WASHINGTON – The House defied a veto threat from President Barack Obama on Friday and approved a $612 billion defense policy bill that Democrats compl ...
    May 15, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • New mystery in train crash: Was it hit by a flying object?

    PHILADELPHIA – The Amtrak train that derailed along the nation's busiest tracks may have been struck by an object in the moments before it crashed, in ...
    May 15, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Death sentence for marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sparks mixed feelings in Boston

    BOSTON – After slouching through his trial for months with a bored look on his face, the defendant was ordered to rise.
    May 15, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • San Francisco police under fire for racist, homophobic texts from cops

    SAN FRANCISCO — The original charges were shocking: Six San Francisco police officers were accused of stealing from drug dealers. Then federal prosecu ...
    May 15, 2015 - 12:08 pm
  • 'King of the Blues' legend B.B. King dead at age 89

    LAS VEGAS — B.B. King, whose scorching guitar licks and heartfelt vocals made him the idol of generations of musicians and fans while earning him the ...
    May 15, 2015 - 12:07 pm
  • 'Blues can never die': B.B. King reigned but music lives on

    LAS VEGAS — B.B. King believed anyone could play the blues, and that "as long as people have problems, the blues can never die."
    May 15, 2015 - 12:05 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for May 15; Blues legend B.B. King dead at age 89

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    May 15, 2015 - 6:26 am
  • Obama offers Gulf nations "ironclad" security cooperation

    CAMP DAVID, Md. – President Barack Obama pledged America's "ironclad commitment" to anxious Persian Gulf nations Thursday to help protect their securi ...
    May 15, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Senate puts trade bill back on track

    WASHINGTON – In a burst of bipartisanship, the Republican-controlled Senate put President Barack Obama's trade agenda back on course Thursday, clearin ...
    May 15, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • House passes bill for Congress to review Iran nuclear deal

    WASHINGTON – Congress on Thursday sent President Barack Obama a bill to give lawmakers the power to review and potentially reject a nuclear deal with ...
    May 15, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Investigators look at why train sped up before derailment

    PHILADELPHIA – In the moment the Amtrak train that derailed at a curve this week was supposed to be slowing down, it was accelerating, investigators s ...
    May 14, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Nepal's prime minister: 'We were not prepared' for 2nd quake

    CHARIKOT, Nepal — Nepal has been overwhelmed by its second powerful earthquake in less than three weeks, its prime minister said Thursday as he visite ...
    May 14, 2015 - 11:59 am
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