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  • Afghan president condemns killing of NPR reporters in south

    KABUL, Afghanistan – The president of Afghanistan on Monday condemned the killings of David Gilkey, a veteran news photographer and video editor for N ...
    June 6, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • More in GOP scold Donald Trump: Stop talking about judge's ethnic background

    WASHINGTON – Republicans roundly scolded their own presidential candidate Monday, demanding Donald Trump apologize for — and just stop — talking about ...
    June 6, 2016 - 3:07 pm
  • President Obama preparing to endorse Hillary Clinton

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is ready to make it official.With Hillary Clinton on the verge o ...
    June 6, 2016 - 2:52 pm
  • Afghan president condemns killing of NPR reporters in south

    KABUL, Afghanistan – The president of Afghanistan on Monday condemned the killings of David Gilkey, a veteran news photographer and video editor for N ...
    June 6, 2016 - 1:51 pm
  • U.S. cities see unexplained rise in violent crimes this year

    CHICAGO – Violent crimes – from homicides and rapes to robberies – have been on the rise in many major U.S. cities, yet experts can’t point to a singl ...
    June 5, 2016 - 11:14 pm
  • Islamic State kills dozens of its own in hunt for spies

    BAGHDAD – In March, a senior commander with the Islamic State group was driving through northern Syria on orders to lead militants in the fighting the ...
    June 5, 2016 - 11:13 pm
  • UCLA killer turned violent despite foundation for success

    LOS ANGELES – With a wall’s worth of academic degrees from top universities and a new wife in his chosen country, Mainak Sarkar entered midlife with a ...
    June 3, 2016 - 11:29 pm
  • Seine up to highest water level in 35 years

    PARIS – The swollen Seine River kept rising Friday, spilling into Paris streets and forcing one landmark after another to shut down as it surged to it ...
    June 3, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • UCLA killer turned violent despite foundation for success

    LOS ANGELES – With a wall’s worth of academic degrees from top universities and a new wife in his chosen country, Mainak Sarkar entered midlife with a ...
    June 3, 2016 - 10:47 pm
  • Last 4 soldiers missing from Fort Hood after truck swept into flood water found dead

    FORT HOOD, Texas – The last four soldiers still missing after a truck carrying a dozen troops was washed from a flooded low-water cross at Fort Hood w ...
    June 3, 2016 - 10:46 pm
  • Donald Trump's personal attacks on judge in Trump University lawsuit spark GOP concerns

    WASHINGTON – The federal judge who’s hearing a Trump University lawsuit is “a hater of Donald Trump” and ought to be removed from the case. So says Do ...
    June 3, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • Donald Trump's reluctant backers: Paul Ryan, other Republicans falling in line

    JANESVILLE, Wis. – He’s finally got Paul Ryan’s endorsement, but many officials in Donald Trump’s new wave of supporters remain reluctant backers at b ...
    June 3, 2016 - 10:46 pm
  • Illinois man tried to burn down house to kill someone to pay off $300 debt, police say

    FORT MADISON, Iowa – Authorities said an Illinois man tried to set fires to kill someone in southeast Iowa in order to pay off a $300 debt.
    June 3, 2016 - 10:45 pm
  • Protesters punch, throw eggs at Donald Trump supporters in San Jose

    SAN JOSE, Calif. – Donald Trump supporters leaving the presidential candidate's rally in San Jose were pounced on by protesters, some of whom threw pu ...
    June 3, 2016 - 10:31 am
  • U.S. gains just 38K jobs, fewest in 5 years; unemployment rate at 4.7 percent

    WASHINGTON – U.S. employers drastically slowed their hiring in May, adding just 38,000, the fewest in more than 5 years and a sign of concern after th ...
    June 3, 2016 - 8:05 am
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