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  • 'Operation Babylift' kids, soldiers reunite 40 years later

    HOLMDEL, N.J. – With the Viet Cong making their final push toward taking Saigon in April 1975, the fate of thousands of Vietnamese orphans was uncerta ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • With legalization, lawyers turn to business of pot

    SAN FRANCISCO – Lawyers and pot dealers have long intersected in criminal court, but as marijuana goes mainstream, attorneys have been working to keep ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Each death in Baltimore makes mistrust harder to overcome

    BALTIMORE – Baltimore’s mayor and police commissioner came in making big promises to the inner-city residents and police who spent decades staring eac ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • How London man may have helped trigger the ‘flash crash’

    NEW YORK – He operated from a modest suburban London home he shared with his parents, far from the city’s glamorous financial center. He used off-the- ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • History trailing Japanese leader on his upcoming US visit

    WASHINGTON – History will be trailing Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during his visit to the United States.
    April 25, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Aid starts coming to Nepal after quake kills at least 1,865

    KATHMANDU, Nepal – Tens of thousands of Nepalese who spent the night under a chilly sky were jolted awake by strong aftershocks Sunday, and rescuers a ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Bruce Jenner: My brain is more female than male

    NEW YORK – Former Olympic champion Bruce Jenner says that "for all intents and purposes, I am a woman."
    April 24, 2015 - 10:38 pm
  • Women held captive in Ohio home for decade release a memoir

    NEW YORK – When Amanda Berry's toddler daughter had night terrors and started screaming and running around the room, Berry couldn't always get to her ...
    April 24, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • What could McDonald's do to pull its business from slump?

    NEW YORK – When it comes to McDonald's, everyone seems to have an opinion about what the company needs to do differently.
    April 24, 2015 - 7:46 pm
  • After drone killings, pressure for a new hostage strategy

    WASHINGTON – The accidental killing of two hostages in a U.S. operation against al-Qaida has put a new spotlight on the Obama administration's relianc ...
    April 24, 2015 - 6:58 pm
  • Diet Pepsi dropping aspartame on customer concerns

    NEW YORK – PepsiCo says it's dropping aspartame from Diet Pepsi in response to customer feedback and replacing it with sucralose, another artificial s ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • More than 12 hurt as stage collapses at Indiana high school

    WESTFIELD, Ind. – More than a dozen students suffered minor injuries after a stage filled with students collapsed during a musical performance at a ce ...
    April 24, 2015 - 8:25 am
  • Lynch gets approved as attorney general

    WASHINGTON – Loretta Lynch won confirmation as the nation’s first black female attorney general Thursday from a Senate that forced her to wait more th ...
    April 23, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Lawyer says fatally injured arrestee lacked belt

    BALTIMORE – No video captured what happened to Freddie Gray inside the police van where officers heaved him into a metal compartment after pinning him ...
    April 23, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • New DNA codes for mammoths: Step toward bringing them back?

    NEW YORK – Scientists are getting their best look yet at the DNA code for the woolly mammoth, thanks to work that could be a step toward bringing back ...
    April 23, 2015 - 10:27 pm
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