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  • Number of GOP candidates for ’16 to be at least 17

    WASHINGTON – After all the candidate announcements, after all the speculation about who’d go first and who’s yet to jump in, one question remains in t ...
    July 12, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Gay marriage resistance on familiar path

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – In 1967, Liane Peters, an immigrant from Germany, fell in love with a quiet, handsome man she worked with at a Miami bakery. The coup ...
    July 12, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • South getting its first big wind farm soon

    A new development being built on a vast tract of old North Carolina farmland is giving the South something it’s never seen: a commercial-scale wind fa ...
    July 12, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Whataburger takes stand against open carry law

    SAN ANTONIO – An iconic Texas restaurant chain will not allow the open carrying of guns on its properties, and industry experts say other restaurants ...
    July 13, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • U.S. soldiers opposed to war now find Canada less hospitable

    BUFFALO, N.Y. – When Army Sgt. Patrick Hart decided a decade ago that he would not serve in the war in Iraq, he expected to follow the same path as th ...
    July 12, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Flyby planning to reveal unexplored Pluto

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. –On Tuesday, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft will sweep past Pluto and present t ...
    July 12, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Negotiators on cusp of landmark Iran nuke deal; announcement may come Monday

    VIENNA – Negotiators at the Iran nuclear talks plan to announce Monday that they’ve reached a historic deal capping nearly a decade of diplomacy that ...
    July 12, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Man injured after falling 150 feet in the Badlands

    RAPID CITY, S.D. – Law enforcement authorities in western South Dakota say an Illinois man was seriously injured after falling 150 feet near Sheep Mou ...
    July 12, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Mexico: Drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman escapes through tunnel

    MEXICO CITY — In a scheme befitting a crime novel, Mexico's most powerful drug lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, escaped from a maximum security prison ...
    July 12, 2015 - 9:49 am
  • Srebrenica ceremonies marred by attack on Serbia’s premier

    SREBRENICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina – A crowd of furious Bosnian Muslims jumped over fences and attacked Serbia’s prime minister with stones and water bott ...
    July 11, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Typhoon pounds China with heavy rains; 1.1 million evacuated

    BEIJING – A typhoon pounded the Chinese coast south of Shanghai on Saturday with strong winds and heavy rainfall, submerging roads, felling trees and ...
    July 11, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Afghanistan: U.S. strikes destroy its Islamic State branch

    KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghanistan said Saturday that recent U.S. airstrikes it assisted destroyed the top leadership of a fledging Islamic State affili ...
    July 11, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Car bombing at Italian Consulate in Egypt's capital kills 1

    CAIRO – A car bomb ripped into the Italian Consulate in Cairo early Saturday, destroying a section of the historic building in a powerful blast that k ...
    July 11, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Rhode Island beach to reopen after mysterious blast

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Officials do not know what caused a blast that knocked a Rhode Island beachgoer to the ground but concluded there is no public thre ...
    July 11, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Greek talks with skeptical creditors to resume Sunday

    BRUSSELS – Greece will have another, possibly its last, chance Sunday to convince skeptical European creditors it can be trusted to enact wide-ranging ...
    July 11, 2015 - 11:18 pm
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