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  • House revives Obama’s trade agenda

    WASHINGTON – Working closely with the White House, the Republican-controlled House revived President Barack Obama’s trade agenda on Thursday, voting t ...
    June 19, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • White gunman caught in Charleston killing in historic black church

    CHARLESTON, S.C. — A white man who joined a prayer meeting inside a historic black church and then fatally shot nine people was captured without resis ...
    June 19, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Carter: Iraqi training goal to fall way short of recruits

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. will fall way short of meeting its goal of training 24,000 Iraqi forces to fight Islamic State militants by this fall, Defense S ...
    June 18, 2015 - 1:11 am
  • Fed moves toward rate hike; timetable unclear

    WASHINGTON – The Federal Reserve took note Wednesday of a strengthening U.S. economy and appears on track to raise interest rates this year for the fi ...
    June 18, 2015 - 1:11 am
  • 9 fatally shot at historic black church in Charleston, S.C.

    CHARLESTON, S.C. – A white man opened fire during a prayer meeting inside a historic black church in downtown Charleston on Wednesday night, killing n ...
    June 18, 2015 - 1:06 am
  • Teen felt something bump his leg before North Carolina shark attack

    OAK ISLAND, N.C. — Hunter Treschl and his cousin were "playing around in the waves" at a North Carolina beach when he felt something bump into his lef ...
    June 17, 2015 - 2:06 pm
  • Fact check: Why Jeb Bush's growth forecast is a stretch

    WASHINGTON — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush says there's "not a reason in the world" why the U.S. economy can't grow at 4 percent annually ...
    June 17, 2015 - 2:05 pm
  • Ex-Spokane NAACP head Rachel Dolezal: 'No biological proof' she has white parents

    SPOKANE, Wash. — The woman who resigned as president of the Spokane NAACP after her parents revealed she was white posing as black says there's no pro ...
    June 17, 2015 - 1:43 pm
  • Civil rights activists fret about ex-Spokane NAACP head Rachel Dolezal impact

    SPOKANE, Wash. — Civil rights leaders in this largely white city that lies between the Cascade and Rocky mountains are worried that the ruse perpetrat ...
    June 17, 2015 - 1:41 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for June 17; FDA tells food industry to phase out trans fats

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
    June 17, 2015 - 6:33 am
  • Al-Qaida’s No. 2 figure killed in U.S. strike in Yemen

    CAIRO – A U.S. airstrike has killed Al-Qaida’s No. 2 leader, who commanded its powerful Yemeni affiliate, dealing the global network its biggest blow ...
    June 17, 2015 - 2:45 am
  • Trump elbows into GOP presidential race

    NEW YORK – The Donald is running for president – for real this time.Real-estate mogul and reality-te ...
    June 17, 2015 - 12:42 am
  • U.S. health secretary proposes expanding Head Start program

    CHICAGO — President Barack Obama's health secretary announced proposed regulations Tuesday for Head Start that would expand the 50-year-old early-lear ...
    June 16, 2015 - 4:33 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for June 16; Donald Trump to kick off presidential bid

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    June 16, 2015 - 6:25 am
  • Beachgoers lose limbs in shallow-water shark attacks

    OAK ISLAND, N.C. – Beachgoers cautiously returned to the ocean Monday after two young people lost limbs in separate, life-threatening shark attacks in ...
    June 16, 2015 - 12:15 am
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