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  • 40 years ago, Edmund Fitzgerald ship sinks

    SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – The Great Lakes have claimed thousands of ships since European explorers began navigating the waters in the 1600s, but few h ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • No source found for E. coli; Chipotle could reopen midweek

    SEATTLE – Washington state health officials said Monday they have found no source for the E. coli outbreak related to Chipotle, and the chain’s Pacifi ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Lawyer: Body cam showed no threats as police killed boy

    MARKSVILLE, La. – A police body camera recorded the father of a 6-year-old autistic boy with his hands up and posing no threat as police fired into hi ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • MU president, chancellor out amid racial tension

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The president of the University of Missouri system and the head of its flagship campus resigned Monday with the football team and othe ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • University of Missouri president, chancellor leave over race complaints

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The president of the University of Missouri system and the head of its flagship campus resigned Monday with the football team and othe ...
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 5:11 pm
  • Next GOP debate puts Fox Business moderators in spotlight

    NEW YORK – Fox Business Network's Maria Bartiromo, one of the moderators for Tuesday's Republican presidential debate, says that while she wants to he ...
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 4:31 pm
  • Tim Wolfe, University of Missouri System President, resigns amid racial turmoil

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The president of the University of Missouri System says he is resigning amid student criticism of his handling of racial issues.
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 10:25 am
  • Carson: Questions on background aren't "real" scandals

    WASHINGTON – Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said Sunday that he’s facing an unprecedented level of scrutiny about the veracity of his li ...
    Nov. 8, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Armed groups target elephants in Congo park

    JOHANNESBURG – The eight suspected poachers stood under a tree, apparently unaware they were being tracked by 10 rangers from Congo’s Garamba National ...
    Nov. 8, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Missouri football players pressure school leaders over race

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Student protests over racial incidents on the University of Missouri campus escalated over the weekend when at least 30 black football ...
    Nov. 8, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Noise in last second of Russian plane’s cockpit recording

    CAIRO – A noise was heard in the last second of the cockpit voice recording from the Russian plane that crashed last week in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, ...
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Brazil rescuers search for 19 missing after dams burst

    MARIANA, Brazil – Searchers used small airplanes and a drone Saturday to look for 19 people confirmed as missing following the burst of two dams insid ...
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Sierra Leone declared free of Ebola, as Guinea struggles

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone – Cheers erupted and people danced in the streets Saturday as Sierra Leone marked the end of the Ebola outbreak within its bord ...
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Burundians flee capital ahead of looming security crackdown

    BUJUMBURA, Burundi – Carrying prized possessions, scores of people fled Burundi's capital Saturday before a looming security crackdown that many fear ...
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Without Keystone, industry must find new paths for oil

    TORONTO – Following the Obama administration’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline, the oil industry faces the tricky task of making sure the crude ...
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 11:31 pm
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