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  • Oklahoma delays execution; drug didn't match protocols

    McALESTER, Okla. – Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin postponed at the last minute Wednesday the execution of an inmate who claims he's innocent, after prison ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:05 am
  • Russia begins airstrikes in Syria, but West disputes targets

    MOSCOW – Russia launched airstrikes Wednesday in Syria, sharply escalating Moscow’s role in the conflict but also raising questions about whether its ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:05 am
  • States competing for data centers extend $1.5B in tax breaks

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The former limestone mine seemed perfect for a large computer data center. The air was cool. The rock walls provided a defense agai ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:05 am
  • Indiana House majority leader resigns after apologetic text

    INDIANAPOLIS – A ranking lawmaker who abruptly resigned from the Indiana House says he made "mistakes" that he needs to remedy with his family, a week ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:05 am
  • Vatican observers raise questions over clerk's pope visit

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The private meeting Pope Francis held with defiant Kentucky clerk Kim Davis is a strong papal endorsement of religious resistance to ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:05 am
  • U.S. airstrikes back Afghan push to retake city from Taliban

    KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghan troops backed by U.S. airstrikes massed Tuesday on the outskirts of a key northern city seized by the Taliban in the build ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:04 am
  • No shutdown: Congress approves bill to keep government open

    WASHINGTON – Just hours before a midnight deadline, a bitterly divided Congress approved a stopgap spending bill Wednesday to keep the federal governm ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 12:33 am
  • Survey: U.S. businesses added jobs in September at solid pace

    WASHINGTON – Buoyed by strong consumer spending and steady home sales, U.S. businesses added jobs at a healthy pace in September, according to a priva ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 8:26 am
  • 10 Things To Know For Sept. 30; U.S. military aims to keep troops in Afghanistan past 2016

    Sept. 30, 2015 - 8:19 am
  • U.S. intel official not optimistic about cyber deal with China

    WASHINGTON – The nation's top intelligence official said Tuesday that he's not optimistic that an agreement the U.S. recently struck with China will e ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 2:16 am
  • In year of diplomatic triumphs, Obama still dogged by Syria

    NEW YORK – In a year of diplomatic breakthroughs, President Barack Obama can't escape the shadow of Syria's intractable crisis.
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 2:16 am
  • Soul-searching in House as McCarthy tries to lock up top job

    WASHINGTON – Stunned and divided, House Republicans sought a way forward Tuesday as Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy pledged to bring them together afte ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 2:16 am
  • Facing Congress, Planned Parenthood chief rebuts videos

    WASHINGTON – The head of Planned Parenthood defended the women's health organization Tuesday before a Republican-run Congress bent on slashing its fed ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 2:15 am
  • Taliban tighten hold on Afghan city despite U.S. airstrikes

    KABUL, Afghanistan – A day after a strategic northern city fell to the Taliban, the insurgents fanned out in full force Tuesday, closing roads, throwi ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 2:15 am
  • Obama says fight against Islamic State group will take time

    UNITED NATIONS – President Barack Obama on Tuesday pledged all possible tools – military, intelligence and economic – to defeat the Islamic State grou ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 2:15 am
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