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  • Exasperated New Englanders brace for another major snowstorm

    BOSTON – Exasperated New Englanders still digging out from three major storms that left 6 feet or more of snow in many areas are bracing for what’s ex ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Alabama’s stand against gay marriage crumbles

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Alabama’s stand against gay marriage crumbled Friday as judges in most counties sided with federal courts rather than their own chi ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Suspect in shooting of 3 students had 13 guns, stash of ammo

    RALEIGH, N.C. – The suspect in the deaths of three Muslim college students in North Carolina had at least a dozen firearms stashed in his home, accord ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Obama calls on Silicon Valley to help thwart cyber attacks

    PALO ALTO, Calif. – Cyberspace is the new “Wild West,” President Barack Obama said Friday, with everyone looking to the government to be the sheriff. ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • Kane County woman among 3 arrested in Canada for in connection with an alleged Valentine's Day mass shooting plot

    TORONTO – A senior police official said Friday that police foiled a plot by two suspects who were planning on going to a mall and killing as many peop ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber annouces resignation amid scandal

    SALEM, Ore. — Long-time Democratic Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber on Friday announced his resignation amid allegations his fiancee used her relationship w ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 3:17 pm
  • Utah mother pleads guilty to killing six newborns

    PROVO, Utah (AP) — A woman who said she was too addicted to methamphetamine to raise more children pleaded guilty to charges that she killed six of he ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 6:38 am
  • Retailers fret as products languish on ships, docks at ports

    LOS ANGELES – It's early for many Americans still sloshing through winter to plan their gardens, home improvements and spring sports leagues, but stor ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Senate confirms Obama’s pick for Pentagon chief

    WASHINGTON – The Senate on Thursday confirmed President Barack Obama’s choice to run the Pentagon, handing Ash Carter the unenviable task of steering ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Keystone veto: Can Obama, GOP compromise on anything?

    WASHINGTON – A looming veto by President Barack Obama of a Republican-championed bill foreshadows a key question for the White House: whether the pres ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • 32 in U.S., Mexico accused in gold-for-cash laundry scheme

    CHICAGO – Thirty-two people from the United States and Mexico are accused of running a multistate gold-for-cash scheme that laundered more than $100 m ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • New York Times media columnist David Carr dies at age 58

    NEW YORK – Media columnist David Carr, who wrote the Media Equation column for The New York Times and penned a memoir about his fight with drug addict ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Egyptian court orders Al-Jazeera journalists freed on bail

    CAIRO – A court ordered two Al-Jazeera journalists freed on bail Thursday after more than a year in detention on terrorism charges in a case that huma ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • John Boehner says Obama military force proposal against Islamic State needs toughening

    WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans vowed Thursday to toughen President Barack Obama's day-old legislation to authorize military force against Isla ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 4:29 pm
  • Disney gave input on measles health messages after Disneyland outbreak

    ANAHEIM, Calif. — As the measles outbreak spread last month, Disneyland executives sent a series of emails to California health officials asking them ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 4:27 pm
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