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  • Rally slated over Indiana law some say allows discrimination

    INDIANAPOLIS – Organizers expect a large turnout Saturday at a rally against Indiana's newest law that opponents say could sanction discrimination aga ...
    March 28, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • Wiggly words on immigration policy from 2016 GOP contenders

    DENVER – Thanks to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, it's becoming even clearer that immigration is the banana peel of 2016 Republican presidential politic ...
    March 28, 2015 - 8:04 am
  • Rep. Trey Gowdy: Hillary Clinton wiped email server clean, deleted all emails

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton wiped her email server "clean," permanently deleting all emails from it, the Republican chairman of a House commit ...
    March 28, 2015 - 8:02 am
  • Internet outages reveal gaps in broadband infrastructure

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – When vandals sliced a fiber-optic cable in the Arizona desert last month, they did more than time-warp thousands of people back to ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Report faults DEA handling of sex party allegations, other behaviors by agents

    WASHINGTON – A federal watchdog Thursday faulted the Drug Enforcement Administration over allegations that agents attended sex parties with prostitute ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned in Italy

    ROME – Italy’s highest court Friday overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend in the 2007 slaying of Knox’s roommate, ...
    March 28, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • Feds: jail keeping juveniles in solitary

    BALTIMORE – Teenagers awaiting trial on adult charges in Baltimore are being kept in solitary confinement for far too long – up to 143 days in one cas ...
    March 28, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Warships move in key strait as airstrikes widen in Yemen

    SANAA, Yemen – As airstrikes in Yemen intensified on their second day Friday, Egypt and Saudi Arabia were considering an intervention on the ground, a ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Co-pilot appeared healthy but may have hidden illness

    MONTABAUR, Germany – Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz appeared happy and healthy to acquaintances, but a picture emerged Friday of a man who hid ev ...
    March 28, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Some corporate mistakes are felt harder than others

    NEW YORK – Mega coffee chain Starbucks wanted to spark a conversation about race when it asked baristas to write “Race Together” on customers’ cups as ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Royals, Cumberbatch help bury King Richard III

    LEICESTER, England – A maligned monarch found under a parking lot was buried in pomp Thursday, as Britain embraced the comeback of King Richard III, a ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:41 am
  • Police arrest 2 suspects in gang rape of elderly nun

    KOLKATA, India – Police arrested two suspects Thursday in the gang rape of an elderly nun in a Catholic missionary school this month in a crime that f ...
    March 26, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Tension escalates as Saudi Arabia bombs Yemeni rebels

    SANAA, Yemen – The turmoil in Yemen grew into a regional conflict Thursday, with Saudi Arabia and its allies bombing Shiite rebels allied with Iran, w ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:43 am
  • Authorities go after crooked car deals in national crackdown

    WASHINGTON – A nationwide crackdown on auto dealers has turned up widespread evidence of false ads, deceptive loans and fake odometer readings, the go ...
    March 26, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • House passes budget, Senate next

    WASHINGTON – Republicans pushed a balanced-budget blueprint toward Senate approval Thursday, laying down conservative markers for a likely veto strugg ...
    March 26, 2015 - 10:57 pm
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