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  • EPA sets first national standard for coal waste

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration on Friday set the first national standards for waste generated from coal burned for electricity, treating it mor ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 5:43 pm
  • Barack Obama declares 2014 'a breakthrough year for America'

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama said Friday that 2014 has been "a breakthrough year for America," putting aside the fits and starts of the past 12 ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 1:44 pm
  • Hackers warn not to release 'The Interview' in any form

    NEW YORK – Hackers sent a new email Friday to Sony Pictures Entertainment, gloating over the studio's "wise" decision to cancel the release of "The In ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 1:08 pm
  • Bowe Bergdahl investigation wraps up; Top leaders get briefings

    WASHINGTON – The Army has finished its investigation into how and why Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl disappeared from his base in Afghanistan and plans to br ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Jerry Sandusky won't get his pension back

    HARRISBURG, Pa. – Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has lost a legal battle to restore his $4,900-a-month pension, a benefit t ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • FBI conclusively links North Korea to Sony hack

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration says it's determined the North Korean government was behind a devastating hacking attack against Sony Pictures E ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Stephen Colbert retires his 'Report' and the host he played

    NEW YORK – Stephen Colbert is dead.Stephen Colbert is immortal?Long live Stephen Colbert!Nine years ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 8:54 am
  • Russian sailors leaving France without warship

    PARIS – Hundreds of Russian sailors pulled out of a French port Thursday, bearing perfumes for their loved ones but lacking the controversial bounty t ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 12:54 am
  • Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev appears in court for 1st time since 2013

    BOSTON – Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev returned to court Thursday for the first time since he was arraigned in July 2013, and he r ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 12:40 am
  • U.S. in midst of digital dilemma with Sony hack

    WASHINGTON – The detective work blaming North Korea for the Sony hacker break-in appears so far to be largely circumstantial, The Associated Press has ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Hope and fear in Cuba amid new U.S. ties

    HAVANA – The restoration of diplomatic ties between Cuba and the United States unleashed expectations Thursday of even more momentous changes on an is ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Reformers target traffic courts after Ferguson

    ST. LOUIS – In the aftermath of Michael Brown's death, legal activists suggested that some of the raw anger in suburban St. Louis had its roots in an ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 1:25 pm
  • Pope praises the diplomacy of U.S.-Cuba accord

    VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis praised the "small steps" of diplomacy and peacemaking that brought about the rapprochement between the U.S. and Cuba, exp ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 10:25 am
  • Unemployment benefits: U.S. jobless aid applications decline to 289,000

    WASHINGTON – Fewer Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, a sign of solid job security and growing confidence among employers.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 9:29 am
  • Feds sue New York City over Rikers Island jail violence

    NEW YORK – Federal prosecutors sued New York City on Thursday to speed the pace of reforms to address what a Justice Department investigation found wa ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 8:43 am
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