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  • Device, possibly aerial drone, found on White House grounds

    WASHINGTON – A device, possibly an unmanned aerial drone, was found on the White House grounds during the middle of the night while President Barack O ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 8:40 am
  • New Jersey's Chris Christie launches political action committee

    NEWARK, N.J. – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has taken his firmest step yet toward running for president, launching an organization that allows him t ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 8:39 am
  • Nor'easter threatens Northeast with up to 2 feet of snow

    NEW YORK – Officials cautioned Northeast residents to not be misled by a relatively smooth Monday morning commute, and pressed their cautions to prepa ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 8:38 am
  • Ukraine: Phone calls prove rebels attacked city, killed 30

    KIEV, Ukraine – Ukraine's president said Sunday that intercepted radio and telephone conversations prove that Russia-backed separatists were responsib ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Boko Haram attacks northeastern Nigerian city, scores killed

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria – In fierce fighting Sunday that killed more than 200 combatants, Nigerian troops clashed with Islamic extremists who attacked Maid ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Miss Colombia crowned Miss Universe in Miami

    MIAMI – Miss Colombia Paulina Vega has been crowned Miss Universe, beating out first runner-up Miss USA Nia Sanchez and contestants from more than 80 ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Obama seeking wilderness designation for Alaska refuge

    JUNEAU, Alaska – President Barack Obama is proposing to designate the vast majority of Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a wilderness area, ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • 'Potentially historic' storm headed for Northeast

    NEW YORK – A “potentially historic” storm could dump 2 to 3 feet of snow from northern New Jersey to Connecticut starting today, crippling a region th ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • SAG Awards win sends ‘Birdman’ Oscar hopes soaring

    Oscar hopes for “Birdman” got an enormous updraft over the weekend with big wins from the acting and producing guilds, possibly sending the comedy soa ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Possible GOP candidates pitch ideas at conservative forum

    DES MOINES, Iowa – The robust Christian right in early-voting Iowa plays an outsize role in helping determine the Republican presidential nominee, a p ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Fueled by oil, agriculture sector welcomes low diesel prices

    WICHITA, Kan. – The recent plunge in fuel prices have been a welcome relief across the agricultural sector, helping ease the pain of low grain prices ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Abe ‘speechless’ after video claims IS hostage dead

    TOKYO – Japan’s prime minister said Sunday he was “speechless” after an online video purportedly showed that one of two Japanese hostages of the extre ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Rockets kill 30 in Ukrainian city as rebels launch offensive

    KIEV, Ukraine – Indiscriminate rocket fire slammed into a market, schools, homes and shops Saturday in Ukraine’s southeastern city of Mariupol, killin ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Kerry to visit Nigeria ahead of election

    ZURICH – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's plan to stop in Nigeria for meetings with the two leading candidates in the upcoming presidential electi ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 7:44 pm
  • Tens of thousands protest after president resigns in Yemen

    SANAA, Yemen – Tens of thousands of Yemenis marched in protest on Saturday against Shiite rebels who hold the capital, amid a power vacuum in a countr ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 7:44 pm
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