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  • U.S. government deports fewest immigrants in nearly a decade

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration deported fewer immigrants over the past 12 months than at any time since 2006, according to government figures o ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 8:28 am
  • U.S. trade deficit widens to $48.3 billion in August

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. trade deficit jumped sharply in August as exports fell to the lowest level in nearly three years while imports increased, led by ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 8:27 am
  • Coast Guard: Missing ship sank, 1 body found

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The captain of the 790-foot El Faro planned to bypass Hurricane Joaquin, but some kind of mechanical failure left the U.S. contai ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • Questions arise about neighborhood where slide killed 139

    SANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala – Emergency workers spent a fourth day digging bodies out of a massive mudslide on Monday, watching the death toll ri ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • 3 share Nobel medicine prize for tropical disease drugs

    STOCKHOLM – The Nobel Prize in medicine went Monday to three scientists hailed as “heroes in the truest sense of the word” for saving millions of live ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • Supergroup Dead & Company giving away 10K tickets to show

    NEW YORK – Members of the Grateful Dead and John Mayer are giving away 10,000 free tickets to a concert next month.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:10 pm
  • Commander: Afghans requested U.S. airstrike

    WASHINGTON – Afghan forces who reported being under Taliban fire requested the U.S. airstrike that killed 22 people at a medical clinic in northern Af ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • S.C. flood: Thousands without running water

    COLUMBIA, S.C. – People across South Carolina got an object lesson Monday in how you can dodge a hurricane and still get hammered.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • Leaders who follow: What presidential candidates' Twitter lists reveal

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Jeb Bush follows Donald Trump on Twitter but that's a one-way street: Trump mainly follows people with a connection to himself. Te ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 1:46 pm
  • Hillary Clinton: Benghazi committee exploiting Americans' deaths

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton on Monday lashed out at the special House committee investigating the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, calling i ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:51 pm
  • Ted Cruz says allowing Syrian refugees into U.S. is 'crazy'

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. – Republican presidential contender Ted Cruz says the Obama administration's plan to accept about 10,000 Syrian refugees is "nothing ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • How surging U.S. student debt is affecting borrowers' lives

    WASHINGTON – America's $1.2 trillion in student debt is having consequences in far-reaching ways.Col ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:12 am
  • Hillary Clinton pushing new gun controls after Oregon shooting

    MANCHESTER, N.H. – Days after a deadly shooting in Oregon, Hillary Rodham Clinton unveiled new gun control measures Monday aimed at strengthening back ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 8:13 am
  • Law firm labeled hate group leading Kim Davis’ crusade

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Kim Davis’ lawyer stood onstage in a Washington D.C. hotel and pointed to a photo on the screen. It showed 100,000 people packed int ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • How drunk? Estimates questioned in drunken-driving cases

    CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. – The way prosecutors see it, Oneil Sharpe Jr. was drunk when he raced down a Long Island highway at nearly 100 mph this summer an ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:11 pm
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