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  • Obama tamps down prospect of Syria strikes

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama tamped down the prospect of imminent U.S. military action in Syria on Thursday, saying “we don’t have a strategy y ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Daughter: Joan Rivers 'resting comfortably'

    NEW YORK – Joan Rivers was hospitalized Thursday after she was rushed from a doctor's office when she went into cardiac arrest, police and hospital of ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, armor

    NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine – Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers said Moscow ha ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • White House preps legal case for immigration shift

    WASHINGTON – With impeachment threats and potential lawsuits looming, President Barack Obama knows whatever executive actions he takes on immigration ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 3:45 pm
  • Bait dumping offers invaders path to Great lakes

    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. – Inadequate regulation of the bait fish trade and carelessness on the part of anglers may be allowing invasive species — includi ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 1:00 pm
  • Ozone in Colorado mountains surprises researchers

    DENVER – Researchers who examined air pollution along northern Colorado's Front Range said they were surprised by how much harmful ozone and ozone-cau ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:54 am
  • U.S. economy grew at brisk 4.2 pct. rate in Q2

    WASHINGTON – After a bleak start to the year, the U.S. economy grew at a brisk annual rate of 4.2 percent in the April-June quarter, the government sa ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 8:50 am
  • Pilot's fate unknown in fighter jet crash

    DEERFIELD, Va. – An experienced pilot was missing Wednesday after the flier's F-15 fighter jet crashed in the mountains of western Virginia, shaking r ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Obama crafting legal rationale for immigration steps

    WASHINGTON – The White House is crafting a blame-it-on-Congress legal justification to back up President Barack Obama’s impending executive actions on ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Obama faces Congress question on Syria again

    WASHINGTON – One year ago, President Barack Obama was barreling toward airstrikes in Syria when he abruptly announced that he first wanted approval fr ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Shooting by 9-year-old girl stirs debate over guns

    PHOENIX – The accidental shooting death of a firing-range instructor by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi has set off a powerful debate over youngsters an ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Grim stalemate at war’s end in Gaza

    TEL AVIV, Israel – The third Gaza War in six years appears to have ended in another sort of tie, with both Israel and Hamas claiming the upper hand. T ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Cold cash just keeps washing in from ALS challenge

    In the couple of hours it took an official from the ALS Association to return a reporter’s call for comment, the group’s ubiquitous “ice bucket challe ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Q-and-A on Westerners who join the fight in Syria

    MINNEAPOLIS – Douglas McAuthur McCain, an American killed in Syria while fighting with the Islamic State, was part of a growing number of Americans an ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 12:48 am
  • Photos show gruesome Islamic State seizure of base

    BEIRUT – The mother of a hostage American journalist pleaded for his release Wednesday in a video directed at the Islamic State group, while new image ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:32 pm
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