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  • 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
  • Co-pilot deliberately slams plane into Alps; families ask why

    PARIS – Passengers with moments to live screamed in terror and the pilot frantically pounded on the locked cockpit door as a 27-year-old German co-pil ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:36 am
  • Diet sodas fall in U.S.; Pepsi takes back No. 2

    NEW YORK – Americans bought less soda for the 10th straight year in 2014, with diet sodas shrinking more than their sugary counterparts, according to ...
    March 26, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Military: Bergdahl may face life in prison if convicted

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. – Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who abandoned his post in Afghanistan and was held captive for five years by the Taliban, was charged Wedn ...
    March 25, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Knox defense calls conviction grave error

    ROME – Amanda Knox’s defense lawyer urged Italy’s highest court on Wednesday to overturn the American’s conviction in the 2007 murder of her British r ...
    March 25, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • GOP-controlled House passes budget to erase deficits

    WASHINGTON – Normally quarrelsome House Republicans came together Wednesday night and passed a boldly conservative budget that relies on nearly $5 tri ...
    March 25, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Kerry flies to Switzerland for make-or-break nuke talks

    WASHINGTON – With an end-of-March deadline days away, Secretary of State John Kerry is heading back into negotiations with Iran, hoping to seal a fram ...
    March 25, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Sen. Ted Cruz eyes insurance via Obamacare, a law he vows to scrap

    WASHINGTON – GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz could soon be buying his family's health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act he has vowed t ...
    March 25, 2015 - 12:56 pm
  • Wisconsin trooper killed in shootout was new academy grad

    FOND DU LAC, Wis. – A Wisconsin State Patrol trooper just three months out of the academy and working his "dream job" died in a shootout with a bank r ...
    March 25, 2015 - 12:55 pm
  • AAA: Phones, other distractions a big problem for teen drivers

    WASHINGTON – Distractions — especially talking with passengers and using cellphones — play a far greater role in car crashes involving teen drivers th ...
    March 25, 2015 - 8:20 am
  • Boehner ‘baffled’ by reports Israel spied on talks

    WASHINGTON – House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday that he’s “baffled” by reports that Israel spied on negotiators in the closed-door talks over Ira ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:12 pm
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