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  • It’s a happy Mother’s Day for endangered right whales

    BOSTON – For marine biologists at the New England Aquarium, it’s a super-sized Mother’s Day.Scientis ...
    May 10, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Poll: Poland’s 1st round presidential vote won by opposition

    WARSAW, Poland – An exit poll predicted Sunday that nationalist opposition candidate Andrzej Duda will win the most votes in the first round of Poland ...
    May 10, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Hezbollah leads fight in strategic Syrian mountain range

    QALAMOUN MOUNTAINS, Syria – Here in pockets of the rugged mountains near the Lebanese border, the distinctive yellow flag of Hezbollah now flies where ...
    May 10, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Case of pregnant 10-year-old divides Paraguay

    ASUNCION, Paraguay – One of Paraguay’s leading churchmen acknowledged Sunday that the nation has been split over the case of a pregnant 10-year-old gi ...
    May 10, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Ben Carson: U.S. should rethink Supreme Court review of laws

    WASHINGTON – Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson says the United States should rethink the notion that a president must enforce laws the Supr ...
    May 10, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Castro: Pope Francis so impressive I might return to church

    VATICAN CITY – Cuban President Raul Castro paid a call Sunday on Pope Francis at the Vatican to thank him for working for Cuban-U.S. detente – and sai ...
    May 10, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Bernie Sanders has had 4 decades to rehearse stump speech

    MONTPELIER, Vt. – Once a democratic socialist, always a democratic socialist. Once a scold of big money in politics, still a scold.
    May 10, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Liberia churches celebrate end of Ebola

    MONROVIA, Liberia – Drumbeats echoed across Liberia’s capital on Sunday as Christian leaders heeded the president’s call to celebrate the eradication ...
    May 10, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • 2 slain police officers mourned in Mississippi town

    HATTIESBURG, Miss. – One was a decorated “Officer of the Year.” The other was a proud recent graduate of the academy who had wanted to be a policeman ...
    May 10, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • The Latest: 3 arrested in shootings of 2 Mississippi police

    HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — 12:45 p.m.For many in the small Mississippi community of Hattiesburg, the ...
    May 10, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • Joy in Monaco: Royal twins are baptized in ceremony

    MONACO (AP) — Monaco has welcomed with joy the baptism of the principality's five-month-old royal baby twins.
    May 10, 2015 - 9:22 am
  • Afghan official: Suicide attack in Kabul kills 3, wounds 18

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide attack on a government bus in Kabul on Sunday killed three people and wounded 18, the second attack on employees o ...
    May 10, 2015 - 9:20 am
  • Police: 5 people killed in shooting in Switzerland

    BERLIN (AP) — Five people have been found dead after a shooting in northern Switzerland that may have resulted from a family dispute, police said Sund ...
    May 10, 2015 - 9:19 am
  • NYPD officer's death highlights risk plainclothes police face

    NEW YORK – They could be riding with unsuspecting New Yorkers on the subway. Or behind the wheel in a car in midtown Manhattan traffic. Or mingling wi ...
    May 10, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • UK election leaves Cameron at helm of a disunited kingdom

    LONDON – Standing outside 10 Downing Street the day after his unexpected election victory, Prime Minister David Cameron vowed to govern for “one natio ...
    May 9, 2015 - 11:56 pm
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