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  • U.S. homebuilding slows in August after hot streak

    WASHINGTON – Builders broke ground on fewer houses and apartment complexes in August, a possible sign that the housing market may be levelling off aft ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 9:57 am
  • Carly Fiorina looking to capitalize on another strong debate

    WASHINGTON – Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina finds herself in a position to build on a strong debate performance for the second time i ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 9:00 am
  • GM said to settle criminal case over ignition switches

    NEW YORK – Federal prosecutors are set to announce a settlement with General Motors that resolves a criminal investigation into how the Detroit automa ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Outcry after Muslim teen is detained over homemade clock

    IRVING, Texas – A 14-year-old Muslim boy became a sensation on social media Wednesday and got an invitation to the White House after word spread that ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 9:08 am
  • Issues, too: GOP candidates debate more than Trump this time

    SIMI VALLEY, Calif. – Amid the back-and-forth bickering over Donald Trump, the Republican presidential contest took a substantive and serious turn in ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 12:50 am
  • Ahead of GOP debate, Joe Biden knocks climate change doubters

    ANAHEIM, Calif. – Taking aim at his potential political opponents, Vice President Joe Biden railed Wednesday against Republicans who "deny climate cha ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 3:36 pm
  • NASA pushes 1st flight of Orion spacecraft with crew to 2023

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – NASA's newest spacecraft, the Orion, won't be flying astronauts as soon as anticipated.
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 1:48 pm
  • U.S. consumer prices fell 0.1 percent in August

    WASHINGTON – U.S. consumer prices edged down in August, marking the first decline in seven months and fueled by a big drop in gasoline prices.
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 7:59 am
  • School bus crash kills 2 students, seriously injures 3

    HOUSTON – A school bus plunged off a highway overpass in Houston after being hit by a car driven by a teacher Tuesday, killing two students and seriou ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • Hungary declares emergency, seals border, detains migrants

    HORGOS, Serbia – Hungary sealed off its border with Serbia with massive coils of barbed wire Tuesday and began detaining migrants trying to use the co ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 3:55 pm
  • Police body cameras show more than just facts

    WASHINGTON – A Seattle man was arrested in January during a demonstration to protest police violence. Although he has yet to be charged with an offens ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 11:47 am
  • Donald Trump: U.S. 'a dumping ground for the rest of the world'

    DALLAS – Renewing his charge against illegal immigration, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Monday called the United States "a dumping ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 9:06 am
  • Police say suspect in Mississippi campus shooting is dead

    GREENVILLE, Miss. – A college instructor suspected in the fatal shootings of a woman he lived with on Mississippi's Gulf Coast and a professor at Delt ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 10:37 pm
  • Kentucky clerk returns to work after 5-day stint in jail

    MOREHEAD, Ky. – Kim Davis returned to work Monday for the first time since she was jailed for defying a federal court and announced that she would no ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Egyptian forces mistakenly fire on desert safari, killing 12

    CAIRO – Egyptian forces hunting militants in the country’s western desert mistakenly opened fire on Mexican tourists on safari, killing 12 people and ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 11:21 pm
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