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  • Doubts about China's economic leadership sap confidence

    WASHINGTON – The fear that gripped financial markets this month is a stark one: That China’s economy might be slipping into a decline that could persi ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ire

    BAXTER STATE PARK, Maine – When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring – ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:29 am
  • Sanders says he would be prepared to use military force

    WASHINGTON – International rivals would be mistaken to assume he wouldn’t be prepared to use military force if that’s what circumstances required, Dem ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • Service pays tribute to slain television reporter, cameraman

    ROANOKE, Va. – Community religious leaders gathered Sunday to remember 24-year-old reporter Alison Parker and 27-year-old cameraman Adam Ward, the two ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Vote tally for Iran nuclear deal rises to 31 in Senate

    WASHINGTON – Oregon’s Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley on Sunday became the 31st senator to announce support for the Iran nuclear deal, as momentum builds ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Belgium lays to rest heroine who saved countless GI lives

    BASTOGNE, Belgium – A Congo-born nurse was laid to rest in a quiet corner of Belgium on Saturday, surrounded by emissaries from the King and the Unite ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Gulf Coast marks Katrina's fury, celebrates rebirth

    NEW ORLEANS – As the church bells rang marking the decade since Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast, the 80-year-old woman wept softly into a tiss ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • More ID, bag checks on Europe's trains after foiled attack

    PARIS – European countries will increase identity checks and baggage controls on trains after American passengers thwarted an attack on a high-speed t ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Ridin' with Biden? Clinton challenge a rough road for the VP

    MINNEAPOLIS – The only trace of the vice president came on a candy wrapper.Joe Biden may be consider ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Fed Vice Chair Fischer keeps open possibility of Sept. hike

    WASHINGTON – Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer left the door open Saturday for a Fed rate increase in September, saying the factors that h ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Man charged with murder in Houston area deputy shooting

    HOUSTON – Prosecutors on Saturday charged a 30-year-old man with capital murder in the killing of a sheriff’s deputy who was gunned down from behind w ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • As Common Core results trickle in, initial goals unfulfilled

    LOS ANGELES – Results for some of the states that participated in Common Core-aligned testing for the first time this spring are out, with overall sco ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • George W. Bush visits disaster zone, 10 years after Katrina

    NEW ORLEANS – Former President George W. Bush enjoyed sympathetic audiences in New Orleans and Mississippi on Friday as he returned to the region wher ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 4:17 pm
  • On-air shooter threatened to make ‘headlines,’ showed anger

    ROANOKE, Va. – On the day he was fired from a Virginia TV station, Vester Flanagan pressed a wooden cross into his boss’ hand as two police officers w ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Scientists squabble while Africa’s only penguins perish

    CAPE TOWN, South Africa – They’re cute, knee-high, they bray like donkeys and are a tourist attraction near Cape Town. But African Penguins – the cont ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:54 pm
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