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  • Analysis: There or not, Donald Trump drives the GOP debate

    MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa – Once again, Donald Trump steals the show.The billionaire Republican's decision ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:44 am
  • Boeing adjusted 4Q profit beats, 2016 outlook disappoints

    CHICAGO – Boeing's fourth-quarter performance beat analysts' estimates, but the company's 2016 outlook came in well below Wall Street's expectations.
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:41 am
  • Trump now bills himself as uniter as Cruz, others attack

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Republican Donald Trump is breaking from his reputation as a flame-throwing outsider with just days to go before Iowa’s leadoff cau ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • Experts: Activists’ indictment shows disapproval of videos

    HOUSTON – A grand jury’s decision to indict two anti-abortion activists who made undercover videos about Planned Parenthood might be less about sendin ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 10:43 pm
  • Health care fines press millennials

    WASHINGTON – Millions of young adults healthy enough to think they don’t need insurance face painful choices this year as the sign-up deadline approac ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 10:42 pm
  • Health minister: Brazil is ‘losing battle’ against mosquito

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Brazil’s health minister said the country is sending about 220,000 troops to battle the mosquito blamed for spreading a virus suspect ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 10:42 pm
  • Task force recommends how to cut U.S. prisoner count by 60,000

    WASHINGTON – The Justice Department should limit the types of cases it brings and more nonviolent criminals should be steered toward probation and awa ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 4:10 pm
  • Hillary Clinton's loyal women backers wary of a 2008 Iowa repeat

    CLINTON, Iowa – For Iowa Democrat Leslie McCreery, the memories of Hillary Clinton's stunning loss in her state eight years ago are still fresh.
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 2:58 pm
  • Abe Vigoda, character actor, dead at 94

    NEW YORK – Character actor Abe Vigoda, whose leathery, sunken-eyed face made him ideal for playing the over-the-hill detective Phil Fish in the 1970s ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 2:37 pm
  • Health care fines press millenials as sign-up deadline nears

    WASHINGTON – Millions of young adults healthy enough to think they don't need insurance face painful choices this year as the sign-up deadline approac ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 2:22 pm
  • Mexico drug use survey shows steep rise

    MEXICO CITY – Mexico opened a formal debate on marijuana policy on Tuesday after the country's latest drug use survey showed 17.2 percent of middle- a ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 1:07 pm
  • Iraq's military is still struggling despite U.S. training

    BASMAYA, Iraq – Iraq's 72nd Brigade was slowly moving through a live-fire exercise recently under the watchful eyes of U.S., Spanish and British coali ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 1:05 pm
  • Survey: Indiana's religious objections law cost state as much as $60 million

    INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana may have lost as much as $60 million in hotel profits, tax revenue and other economic benefits when a dozen groups decided agai ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • Kansas legislator apologizes for trying to ban women from wearing short skirts

    TOPEKA, Kan. – A Kansas legislator who came under criticism after banning women from wearing plunging necklines and short skirts when testifying befor ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • Germany proposes short-term jobs for half a million Syrians

    BAQAA REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan – Germany proposes creating up to 500,000 short-term jobs to help Syrian refugees survive in overburdened Middle Eastern ho ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 10:24 am
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