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  • Iran pushes for end to arms embargo in nuke deal

    VIENNA – A day before the new deadline for a nuclear accord, Iran pushed on Monday for an end to the U.N. arms embargo on the country – a parallel dea ...
    July 6, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • After vote win, Greece’s Tsipras looks to rebuild talks

    ATHENS, Greece – Despite triumphing in a popular vote against austerity, Greece on Monday faced the urgent need to heal its ties with European credito ...
    July 6, 2015 - 8:59 pm
  • Oreo gets skinny for new, healthier cookie

    NEW YORK – Oreos are getting a skinny new look, and its maker says the new cookie is a “sophisticated” snack for grown-ups that isn’t meant to be twis ...
    July 6, 2015 - 8:58 pm
  • South Carolina lawmakers begin debate over Confederate flag

    COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Senate voted Monday to pull the Confederate flag off the Capitol grounds, clearing the way for a historic measure ...
    July 6, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • Traders recall the 'rush' and 'roar' as famed pits close

    NEW YORK – Pete Meegan had every intention of going back to college, but then he got a summer job in the Chicago trading pits and fell in love with th ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • England’s Princess Charlotte christened

    LONDON – Prince William and his wife, Kate, marked a milestone for their newborn baby Princess Charlotte on Sunday – a christening ceremony on Queen E ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:01 pm
  • Standoff over social media passwords breaks new legal ground

    HOUSTON – A Texas man used social media to promote his gun store, posting politically charged messages that criticized the president and promoted Seco ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Greece enters uncharted territory after referendum 'no' vote

    ATHENS, Greece – Greece lurched into uncharted territory and an uncertain future in Europe’s common currency Sunday after voters overwhelmingly reject ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Congress facing busy agenda, funding deadline

    WASHINGTON – Members of Congress return from July Fourth fireworks and parades Tuesday facing a daunting summer workload and an impending deadline to ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Farmers eager for drones, but most can’t legally fly them

    CORDOVA, Md. – Mike Geske wants a drone.Watching a flying demonstration on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Pope Francis on home turf urges defense of poor, planet

    QUITO, Ecuador – Latin America’s first pope returned to Spanish-speaking South America for the first time Sunday, stressing the need to protect the po ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • US-led coalition unleashes wave of airstrikes on Raqqa

    BEIRUT – U.S.-led coalition aircraft unleashed a wave of airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group's stronghold of Raqqa in eastern Syria in what t ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Analysts: Greek government’s post-referendum future unsure

    ATHENS, Greece – Whether Greeks decide in Sunday’s referendum to accept their lenders’ bailout deal or reject it, the government’s hold on power may b ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • A year on, children caught on border struggle to stay, adapt

    LOS ANGELES – At 1-year-old, a wide-eyed, restless Joshua Tinoco faces the prospect of deportation to his native Honduras, one of tens of thousands of ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • America celebrates July 4 with parades, hot dogs, cold beer

    The United States marks 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday as it celebrates the Fourth of July with parades, fireworks, naturalization cer ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:02 pm
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