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  • GOP leaders’ complex fight to avoid federal shutdown

    WASHINGTON – No government shutdown this year, Republican congressional leaders say. But with Congress, it’s never easy.
    Sept. 13, 2015 - 9:20 pm
  • Germany implements temporary border checks to limit migrants

    BERLIN – Germany introduced temporary border controls Sunday to stem the tide of thousands of refugees streaming across its frontier, sending a clear ...
    Sept. 13, 2015 - 9:20 pm
  • Missouri mom charged after kids found living in crate, cave

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A 24-year-old mother is in custody Saturday after her two young children were found barefoot, dirty and living in a wooden shipping ...
    Sept. 13, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Trump embraces role as bully, bids Perry a thorny farewell

    ST. LOUIS – A growing divide has emerged in the Republican Party’s unruly presidential contest, as the race bid farewell to a once-powerful White Hous ...
    Sept. 13, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Saudi blames Mecca Grand Mosque crane collapse on high winds

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – High winds were to blame for the toppling of a massive crane that smashed into Mecca’s Grand Mosque and killed at least 107 peo ...
    Sept. 13, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Some 10,000 migrants flood into Germany, enjoy warm welcome

    MUNICH – Embracing its role as a defender of those in need, Germany welcomed at least 10,000 more asylum seekers into the country Saturday. As officia ...
    Sept. 12, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • 89 people killed in explosions at central India restaurant

    NEW DELHI – At least 89 people were killed at a restaurant in central India on Saturday when a cooking gas cylinder exploded and triggered a second bl ...
    Sept. 12, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Police: Man detained in freeway shootings isn't top suspect

    PHOENIX – A man questioned in a string of Phoenix freeway shootings is not the prime suspect and investigators are pressing ahead with leads in a case ...
    Sept. 12, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Subway: Review finds ‘serious’ complaint about Jared Fogle

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Subway restaurant chain said it received a “serious” complaint about Jared Fogle when he was the company’s spokesman, but that the ...
    Sept. 12, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Rick Perry first to exit 2016 Republican presidential race

    ST. LOUIS – Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is dropping out of the race for president, ending his second bid for the Republican nomination and becoming t ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 4:45 pm
  • Moment of silence marks 14th anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks

    NEW YORK – With a moment of silence and somber reading of names, victims' relatives began marking the 14th anniversary of Sept. 11 in a subdued gather ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 8:22 am
  • Scientist: 'Underground astronauts' help discover new member of the human family tree

    MAGALIESBURG, South Africa – Jagged rocks hooked into Steven Tucker’s overalls as he squeezed through a crack deep in a subterranean cave. Upon emergi ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Hillary Clinton: Donald Trump insults women every chance he gets

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – Democratic presidential contender Hillary Rodham Clinton swiped at Donald Trump on Thursday for insulting a Republican rival's looks ...
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 12:36 pm
  • Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker promises to fight federal unions

    EUREKA – Republican presidential contender Scott Walker promised to tackle union power at the federal level just like he did as governor in Wisconsin, ...
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 10:47 am
  • Tennis player handcuffed by NYC police after mistaken identity case

    NEW YORK – New York City's police commissioner says he's been trying to apologize to former tennis professional James Blake, who was handcuffed by off ...
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 10:28 am
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