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  • Brian Williams' rehabilitation efforts begin

    NEW YORK – Brian Williams said the months since his suspension from NBC News had been like torture, and a come-clean interview with colleague Matt Lau ...
    June 20, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Charleston victims’ families forgive suspect

    CHARLESTON, S.C. – They forgave him. They advised him to repent for his sins, and asked for God’s mercy on his soul. One even told Dylann Storm Roof t ...
    June 19, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Justices’ verdicts differ in free speech cases

    WASHINGTON – In dueling decisions Thursday about free speech, the Supreme Court upheld Texas’ refusal to issue a license plate bearing the Confederate ...
    June 19, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Pope challenges world to clean up its filth

    VATICAN CITY – With a poet’s lyricism, a former chemist’s precision and a pontiff’s moral thunder, Pope Francis recast humanity’s relationship with na ...
    June 19, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • 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
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