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  • Afeni Shakur, mother of rapper Tupac Shakur, dies

    SAN FRANCISCO – Afeni Shakur, the former Black Panther who inspired the work of her son, rap icon Tupac Shakur, and fostered his legacy for decades af ...
    NEW: May 3, 2016 - 11:09 pm
  • Navy SEAL killed in Iraq was close to disgraced grandfather

    PHOENIX – The Navy SEAL killed in Iraq on Tuesday was identified as Charlie Keating IV, a former Phoenix high school star distance runner and the gran ...
    NEW: May 3, 2016 - 11:03 pm
  • Ted Cruz ends his bid for Republican presidential nomination

    INDIANAPOLIS – Texas Sen. Ted Cruz ended his presidential campaign Tuesday, eliminating the biggest impediment to Donald Trump's march to the Republic ...
    NEW: May 3, 2016 - 10:51 pm
  • Defense Secretary Carter: American killed in combat in Iraq

    STUTTGART, Germany – Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday that an American serviceman has been killed near Irbil in Iraq.
    May 3, 2016 - 6:51 am
  • Cruz fights for survival; Trump eyes Ind. victory

    OSCEOLA, Ind. – Ted Cruz’s conservative crusade for the presidency fought for new life Monday ahead of an Indiana vote that could effectively end the ...
    May 2, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Donald Trump far behind in preparing for general election

    WASHINGTON – The Republican presidential nomination may be in his sights, yet Donald Trump so far has ignored vital preparations needed for a quick an ...
    May 2, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • U.S. once again forced to turn to Russia for help with Syria

    GENEVA – Scrambling to resuscitate a nearly dead truce in Syria, the Obama administration has again been forced to turn to Russia for help, with littl ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Malia Obama to take gap year before entering Harvard in 2017

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama’s daughter Malia will take a year off after graduating high school in June before enrolling at Harvard University ...
    May 1, 2016 - 11:11 pm
  • James Bond meets Samuel Colt: Seeking to build a safer gun

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Jonathan Mossberg is among a small number of pioneers looking to build a safer gun. But unlike many others, he was in the gun bu ...
    May 1, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • Proposed rule would delay questions about criminal history

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration wants federal agencies to stop asking early questions about some job applicants’ criminal history, part of an ef ...
    April 29, 2016 - 9:32 pm
  • Man shot at TV station charged with arson, other charges

    BALTIMORE – Criminal charges have been filed against a man shot and wounded by police after walking into a Baltimore TV station wearing an animal cost ...
    April 29, 2016 - 9:32 pm
  • Republicans make peace with Trump as nominee

    WASHINGTON – They thought it was impossible. Some still fear it. Others can barely believe it. But leading Republicans are beginning to accept the ide ...
    April 29, 2016 - 9:32 pm
  • Friend of Charleston church massacre suspect pleads guilty

    CHARLESTON, S.C. – A friend of the white man accused of killing nine black parishioners during a Bible study at a Charleston church last year pleaded ...
    April 29, 2016 - 9:31 pm
  • Violence follows California Donald Trump rally, 17 arrested

    COSTA MESA, Calif. – Raucous protesters of Donald Trump took to the streets in California in violent demonstrations leading to 17 arrests as the Repub ...
    April 29, 2016 - 12:04 pm
  • House committee votes to require women to register for draft

    WASHINGTON – Women would be required to register for the military draft under a House committee’s bill that comes just months after the Defense Depart ...
    April 28, 2016 - 11:47 pm
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