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  • Prosecution rests its case against Boston Marathon bomber

    BOSTON – Prosecutors rested their case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday after jurors in his federal death penalty trial saw ...
    March 30, 2015 - 1:22 pm
  • Business forecasters boost 2-year outlook for US economy

    A business economics group has boosted its outlook for U.S. economic improvement this year and next, particularly for job growth.
    March 30, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Trevor Noah set to replace Jon Stewart on 'Daily Show'

    NEW YORK – Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa who has contributed to "The Daily Show" a handful of times during the past year, will ...
    March 30, 2015 - 10:26 am
  • U.S. consumer spending edges up 0.1 percent in February

    WASHINGTON – U.S. consumers spent just slightly more in February even though their income rose by a healthy amount. But economists hope bigger paychec ...
    March 30, 2015 - 8:22 am
  • Nigerians vote Sunday despite violence, technical hitches

    ABUJA, Nigeria – Boko Haram fighters attacked poll stations in northeast Nigeria and a governor demanded elections be canceled in an oil-rich southern ...
    March 29, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Indiana governor: New law 'not about discrimination'

    INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Gov. Mike Pence defended the new state law that’s garnered widespread criticism over concerns it could foster discrimination ag ...
    March 29, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Police: 2nd body found 3 days after NYC blast

    NEW YORK – Emergency workers found a second body Sunday in the mass of rubble left behind by an apparent gas explosion three days earlier in Manhattan ...
    March 29, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • More restrictive spring break pondered after party shooting

    PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. – A house party that dissolved into a hail of gunfire and left seven young people hurt has officials on the Florida Panhandle ...
    March 29, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Pastor: Community stands by co-pilot, family

    MONTABAUR, Germany – The pastor of the Lutheran church in Andreas Lubitz’s hometown said Sunday that the community stands by him and his family, despi ...
    March 29, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Wiggly words on immigration policy from 2016 GOP contenders

    DENVER – Thanks to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, it’s becoming even clearer that immigration is the banana peel of 2016 Republican presidential politic ...
    March 28, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Hundreds rally against Indiana law, say it’s discriminatory

    INDIANAPOLIS – Hundreds of people, some carrying signs reading “no hate in our state,” gathered Saturday outside the Indiana Statehouse for a boistero ...
    March 28, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Yemen’s president calls Shiite rebels ‘puppets of Iran’

    SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt – Yemen’s embattled president on Saturday called Shiite rebels who forced him to flee the country “puppets of Iran,” directly b ...
    March 28, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Colleges getting out of health insurance business

    SEATTLE – The federal health care overhaul is leading some colleges and universities to get out of the health insurance business.
    March 28, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Delete, erase, shred: enemies of federal record-keepers

    WASHINGTON – In the never-ending quest to preserve the government’s history, there have been plenty of weapons of mass destruction.
    March 28, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Boko Haram kills 41, prevents hundreds voting in Nigeria

    ABUJA, Nigeria – Boko Haram extremists killed 41 people, including a legislator, and scared hundreds of people from polling stations in the northeast, ...
    March 28, 2015 - 11:47 pm
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