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  • Mourners recall S.C. shooting victim at funeral

    CHARLESTON, S.C. – The day she was killed along with eight others during Bible study at a South Carolina church, Myra Thompson achieved her goal of be ...
    June 29, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • Tunisia struggles to find balanced response to terror

    TUNIS, Tunisia – Tunisia has reason to fear a terror attack. The only democracy that emerged from the turmoil of the 2011 Arab Spring has seen more of ...
    June 29, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • Greeks hit by closed banks, warnings

    ATHENS, Greece – Anxious pensioners swarmed closed bank branches Monday and long lines snaked outside ATMs as Greeks endured the first day of serious ...
    June 29, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • Puerto Rico to seek debt freeze from bondholders

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Puerto Rico’s governor said he will create a financial team that will meet with bondholders and seek a moratorium on debt paym ...
    June 29, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • For world powers, limited options if Iran nuclear talks fall apart

    CAIRO – The Iranian nuclear talks are playing out in classic fashion: A self-imposed deadline appears to have been extended because of stubborn disput ...
    June 29, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • Recent spike in shark attacks reported off coast

    Shark experts have a not-so-reassuring explanation for a recent spate of attacks along on the coast of the Carolinas: It’s mainly because so many peop ...
    June 29, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • Political opposition groups gain funds for 2016 race

    WASHINGTON – It was the perfect loop: The Republican opposition research group America Rising finds footage of Democratic Senate candidate Bruce Brale ...
    June 29, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • Supreme Court upholds use of controversial execution drug

    WASHINGTON – Trading sharp words, a deeply divided Supreme Court upheld the use of a controversial drug in lethal-injection executions Monday, even as ...
    June 29, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • GOP candidate Bush recalls removing Confederate flag from Florida Capitol

    WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. – Campaigning in South Carolina, where residents still are reeling from a white gunman’s massacre of nine black churchgoers, Repub ...
    June 29, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • Unrelenting rain leads to more flooding in Midwest

    ST. LOUIS – A wet June turned worse after strong weekend storms drenched the Midwest, adding to concern that already-serious flooding won’t go away an ...
    June 29, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • NBC to Donald Trump: You're fired

    NEW YORK – NBC said Monday that it is ending its business relationship with mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he m ...
    June 29, 2015 - 1:42 pm
  • Questions arise about gender, Alzheimer’s

    WASHINGTON – Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the long-held assumption that ...
    June 28, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • Fear of longer commutes puts pressure on U.S. cities to act

    At 4:35 a.m. each weekday, Stan Paul drives out of his Southern California suburb with 10 passengers in a van, headed to his job as an undergraduate c ...
    June 28, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • High schoolers' experiment lost again on launch failure

    Three high school students were going to get the science lesson of a lifetime by flying their experiment in space.
    June 28, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • Pope applauds ecology advocates in Rome from many religions

    VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis on Sunday encouraged people of different religions to work together in caring for the Earth, which he called our "common h ...
    June 28, 2015 - 10:04 pm
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