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  • San Francisco police ensnared in 2nd racist texting scandal

    SAN FRANCISCO – A new batch of racist text messages allegedly exchanged by San Francisco police officers has been released.
    April 26, 2016 - 2:35 pm
  • House GOP leader: No help for Puerto Rico before deadline

    WASHINGTON – Congress will not act to help debt-ridden Puerto Rico ahead of a May 1 deadline when nearly half-a-billion dollars in bond payments come ...
    April 26, 2016 - 2:11 pm
  • The art of the deal: Can game theory help parents?

    NEW YORK – Game theory, a branch of mathematics dealing with strategic thinking, has been applied to scenarios of war, business and biology. But paren ...
    April 26, 2016 - 2:06 pm
  • Hubble Telescope finds tiny moon orbiting dwarf planet Makemake

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Chalk up a moon for the icy dwarf planet Makemake.The Hubble Space Telescope ...
    April 26, 2016 - 1:50 pm
  • Prince's sister says musician had no known will

    MINNEAPOLIS – Prince's sister says the superstar musician had no known will and filed paperwork Tuesday asking a Minnesota court to appoint a special ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:58 pm
  • Third wave of migrants returned to Turkey from Greece

    ISTANBUL – Dozens of migrants arrived in Turkey on Tuesday, Turkish officials said, as part of a migration deal with the European Union meant to stem ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:57 pm
  • AP Interview: Saudi prince unveils plans to welcome tourists

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Saudi Arabia has plans to issue select visas to welcome tens of thousands of tourists a year as part of a sweeping natio ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:45 pm
  • Genoa's former Mayor David Rood gets probation in sex abuse case

    SYCAMORE – Former Genoa Mayor David Rood pleaded guilty Tuesday in DeKalb County Court to reduced charges in a plea agreement that allows him to avoid ...
    April 28, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Tribune calls Gannett 'erratic,' but still reviewing deal

    NEW YORK – Tribune Publishing said Tuesday in a letter that USA Today owner Gannett was "erratic" and "unreliable" as the two newspaper companies trie ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:13 pm
  • Bob McDonnell case at high court will test reach of bribery laws

    WASHINGTON – In its final argument of the term, the Supreme Court will weigh a former Virginia governor's contention that doing favors for a businessm ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:12 pm
  • LGBT debate spurs arrests at North Carolina statehouse

    RALEIGH, N.C. – A day of protests and arrests around North Carolina's statehouse marked what's likely to be weeks of impassioned debate over a law lim ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:02 pm
  • Officer fired multiple shots to stop Wisconsin prom gunman

    ANTIGO, Wis. – A police officer fatally shot an 18-year-old who opened fire on students outside a prom at his former school in northern Wisconsin, acc ...
    April 26, 2016 - 11:59 am
  • Sounds of silence: UK's Big Ben to fall quiet for repairs

    LONDON – It's so long to Big Ben 's bongs – at least temporarily.British officials announced Tuesday ...
    April 26, 2016 - 9:38 am
  • U.S. home prices rise at solid pace, even with flat sales

    WASHINGTON – U.S. home prices continued their steady upward march in February as buyers competed for a limited number of available properties.
    April 26, 2016 - 8:42 am
  • Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton aim for sweeps of Northeastern primaries

    PHILADELPHIA – Donald Trump is aiming for a sweep of all five Northeastern states holding primaries Tuesday, including Pennsylvania, with his rivals p ...
    April 26, 2016 - 8:20 am
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