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  • A veteran's race against time to return WWI Purple Hearts

    ST. ALBANS, Vt. – A group that seeks to reunite lost Purple Hearts with service members or their descendants is embarking on an ambitious project: to ...
    May 29, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • At least 6 dead, 2 missing after floods in Texas, Kansas

    HOUSTON – Authorities in central Texas found two more bodies along flooded streams Sunday, bringing the death toll from flooding the state to six.
    May 29, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Border redraw moves 19 homes in the Carolinas

    COLUMBIA, S.C. – Dee Martin may wake up on Jan. 1 and find herself in a whole different state.South ...
    May 29, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Iraqi forces complete buildup around IS-held Fallujah

    TARIQ CAMP, Iraq – Iraq's special forces completed a troop buildup around Fallujah on Sunday ahead of an operation to retake the Islamic State-held ci ...
    May 29, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Shootings at Houston auto shop leave gunman, customer dead

    HOUSTON – A man came into a Houston auto detail shop and began shooting, killing a man known to be a customer and putting a neighborhood on lockdown S ...
    May 29, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Today's Talker: Boy rescued after gorilla is shot at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

    CINCINNATI – Panicked zoo visitors watched helplessly and shouted, “Stay calm!” while one woman yelled, “Mommy loves you!” as a 400-pound-plus gorilla ...
    May 29, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Donald Trump breaks with nation's only Latina governor

    SANTA FE, N.M. – It was a stunning rebuke – even by Donald Trump's standards – aimed at the nation's only Latina governor at a political rally in her ...
    May 27, 2016 - 12:04 pm
  • U.S. economic growth in Q1 revised up to 0.8 percent rate

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy's slowdown in growth at the beginning of the year wasn't quite as bad as first thought, thanks to a bigger boost from ho ...
    May 27, 2016 - 8:32 am
  • Origin of key Clinton emails from report are a mystery

    WASHINGTON – Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was supposed to have turned over all work-related emails to the State Department to be ...
    May 26, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Many opting to take Social Security before full retirement age

    CHICAGO – Taking Social Security benefits early comes with a price, yet more than 4 in 10 Americans who are 50 and over said they’ll dip into the prog ...
    May 26, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Trump sews up delegates to seal GOP nomination

    BISMARCK, N.D. – Triumphantly armed with a majority of his party’s delegates, Republican Donald Trump unleashed a broadside attack Thursday on Hillary ...
    May 26, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • Obama defends nuke record before visit to Hiroshima

    SHIMA, Japan – On the eve of his historic trip to Hiroshima, President Barack Obama is defending the vigor of his efforts to rid the world of nuclear ...
    May 26, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • $50 oil shouldn't pose major threat to consumers, economy

    NEW YORK – The price of oil topped $50 a barrel this week for the first time since July, delivering a cash infusion to oil producers and a lift to bea ...
    May 26, 2016 - 4:48 pm
  • New federal rules proposed for school accountability

    WASHINGTON – Proposed federal guidelines would allow states to decide how to use a mix of test scores, academic growth and other measures like chronic ...
    May 26, 2016 - 8:58 am
  • Clinton email use broke federal rules: inspector's report

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton and her team ignored clear guidance from the State Department that her email setup broke federal standards and could leav ...
    May 25, 2016 - 11:45 pm
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