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  • Kombucha makers ask feds for alcohol test

    DENVER – A tangy fermented tea called kombucha has moved from the natural foods aisle to the mainstream. But it’s also moved into the hot seat amid re ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Zimbabwe official: Dentist not wanted for killing lion

    HARARE, Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe is no longer pressing for the extradition of James Walter Palmer, an American dentist who killed a well-known lion called ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Democratic debate a breakout chance for O'Malley, others

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Stuck far behind Hillary Rodham Clinton and Bernie Sanders in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, Martin O’Malley ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Evidence mounts for El Nino that could ease California drought

    LOS ANGELES – Evidence is mounting that the El Nino ocean-warming phenomenon in the Pacific will spawn a rainy winter in California, potentially easin ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 5:01 pm
  • Hillary Clinton has edge in Nevada, site of Dems' first debate

    LAS VEGAS – When the Democratic candidates for president take the stage for their first debate this week in Nevada, they'll do so in a state that serv ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 10:17 am
  • California craft beer brewers balance drafts and drought

    FALLBROOK, Calif. – Amid severe drought, the water board in this Southern California town imposed restrictions on Fallbrook Brewing Co., just as the t ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 1:14 am
  • Islamic State could gain from Turkish peace rally bombing

    ANKARA, Turkey – Thousands mourned the 95 victims of Turkey’s deadliest attack in years as state inspectors tried Sunday to identify who sent suicide ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 1:10 am
  • Jobs, gov’t distrust central to national park proposal fight

    TOWNSHIP 3, RANGE 8, Maine – The rolling forests where Henry David Thoreau once paddled a river in the shadow of Mount Katahdin are at the center of a ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 1:08 am
  • Lower gas prices means no Social Security COLA next year

    WASHINGTON – For just the third time in 40 years, millions of Social Security recipients, disabled veterans and federal retirees can expect no increas ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 1:08 am
  • Attorney: Army officer recommends no jail time for Bergdahl

    AUSTIN, Texas – An Army officer is recommending that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl face a lower-level court martial and be spared the possibility of jail time fo ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Fired Benghazi investigator says House probe is partisan

    WASHINGTON – A former investigator for the House Select Committee on Benghazi says he was unlawfully fired in part because he sought to conduct a comp ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Palestinians stab Israelis in 2 Jerusalem attacks

    JERUSALEM – Palestinians carried out two stabbing attacks in Jerusalem on Saturday before being shot dead by police, while another two Palestinians we ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • House Republicans ask: Can anyone lead us?

    WASHINGTON – The job of leading House Republicans may have gone from difficult to impossible.After t ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Civil trial against Wisconsin gun shop enters final week

    MILWAUKEE – The trial over a civil lawsuit brought by a pair of seriously wounded police officers against a Wisconsin gun shop that they say has sold ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • 2 men arrested in Home Depot shoplifting case

    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – Two Flint men have been arrested in connection with a shoplifting at an Oakland County Home Depot in which a customer fired shot ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 11:15 pm
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