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  • Few worried about likely Fed rate increase this week

    WASHINGTON – For years after the Great Recession ended, investors fretted – sometimes panicked – over the prospect that the Federal Reserve might begi ...
    March 14, 2017 - 12:06 am
  • Justice Department asks for more time on wiretapping evidence

    WASHINGTON – Facing a Monday deadline, the Justice Department asked lawmakers for more time to provide evidence backing up President Donald Trump’s un ...
    March 14, 2017 - 12:05 am
  • Few clues on how a Justice Gorsuch would vote on immigration

    If Neil Gorsuch wins confirmation to the Supreme Court, he could cast the deciding vote on President Donald Trump’s travel ban against immigrants from ...
    March 14, 2017 - 12:01 am
  • CBO says 24 million fewer people would have health insurance by 2026 under Republican bill

    WASHINGTON – Fourteen million Americans would lose coverage next year under House Republican legislation remaking the nation's health care system, and ...
    March 13, 2017 - 4:15 pm
  • GOP lawmaker Steve King: America doesn't need 'somebody else's babies'

    WASHINGTON – A veteran Iowa Republican congressman says America can't restore "our civilization with somebody else's babies" and warns of a liberal ef ...
    March 13, 2017 - 11:13 am
  • Abrupt dismissals spark turmoil among federal prosecutors

    WASHINGTON – Two days before Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered dozens of the country’s top federal prosecutors to clean out their desks, he gave ...
    March 13, 2017 - 12:55 am
  • Fearful immigrants being offered anti-deportation training

    NEW YORK – Don’t open the front door if immigration officials knock. If you are taken into custody, tell them your name and nothing else. Definitely d ...
    March 13, 2017 - 12:51 am
  • Turkish leader says Dutch will 'pay the price' for insult

    ROTTERDAM, Netherlands – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan intensified his dispute with European nations Sunday, claiming that “Nazism is alive i ...
    March 13, 2017 - 12:44 am
  • Ousted S. Korea leader arrives back home, expresses defiance

    SEOUL, South Korea– Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye expressed defiance toward the corruption allegations against her as she vacated the pr ...
    March 13, 2017 - 12:42 am
  • Al-Qaida-linked group claims deadly attack in Syrian capital

    BEIRUT – An al-Qaida-linked group claimed responsibility Sunday for twin blasts near holy shrines frequented by Shiites in the Syrian capital Damascus ...
    March 13, 2017 - 12:41 am
  • McCain to Trump: Provide wiretap evidence or retract claim

    WASHINGTON – The House intelligence committee is asking the Trump administration for evidence that the phones at Trump Tower were tapped during the ca ...
    March 13, 2017 - 12:41 am
  • Trump to push conservative view of government in 1st budget

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump sends Congress a proposed budget this week that will sharply test Republicans’ ability to keep long-standing promi ...
    March 13, 2017 - 12:41 am
  • Immigration tensions seep into South by Southwest music fest

    AUSTIN, Texas – The trendsetting South by Southwest music festival is all about the next big thing, but the heated politics of the moment is stealing ...
    March 12, 2017 - 11:13 pm
  • Scientists race to prevent wipeout of world's coral reefs

    SOUTH ARI ATOLL, Maldives – There were startling colors here just a year ago, a dazzling array of life beneath the waves. Now this Maldivian reef is d ...
    March 12, 2017 - 7:54 pm
  • New video of events before fatal Ferguson shooting in film

    FERGUSON, Mo. – A convenience store is disputing a new documentary's claim that previously unreleased surveillance video suggests Michael Brown didn't ...
    March 12, 2017 - 3:48 pm
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