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  • World Bank head warns of weak economy, bemoans tax evasion

    WASHINGTON – The president of the World Bank on Thursday lamented the weak state of the global economy and warned that the kind of tax evasion exposed ...
    April 14, 2016 - 9:53 am
  • How Donald Trump's inexperienced supporters hamstring the hunt for delegates

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – First Steve Barlock discovered he had to join the Republican Party to support Donald Trump in the Colorado GOP caucuses. Tha ...
    April 14, 2016 - 9:26 am
  • Donald Trump baffles with question about former Penn State coach Joe Paterno

    PITTSBURGH – Donald Trump was showing off his knowledge of all things Pennsylvania during a Pittsburgh rally Wednesday night when he asked a baffling ...
    April 14, 2016 - 8:38 am
  • Napster co-founder bankrolls project to speed cancer work, research

    TRENTON, N.J. – A project to speed development of cancer-fighting drugs that harness the immune system has academic and drug industry researchers coll ...
    April 13, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Bathroom access for transgender people debated across South

    COLUMBIA, S.C. – Louisiana's governor issued an executive order Wednesday banning discrimination in state government based on sexual orientation and g ...
    April 13, 2016 - 4:17 pm
  • Top Republicans: Zika funding on hold until September

    WASHINGTON – Top House Republicans said Wednesday that they are likely to grant a portion of President Barack Obama's $1.9 billion request to combat t ...
    April 13, 2016 - 11:17 am
  • Republican Party leader Reince Priebus lashes out at Donald Trump's 'rigged' claim

    WASHINGTON – The head of the Republican National Committee is lashing out at Donald Trump's charges that the party's presidential nomination process i ...
    April 13, 2016 - 11:16 am
  • GOP befriends airline passengers – up to a point

    WASHINGTON – Republican leaders are lauding an aviation policy bill before the Senate as the most passenger friendly in years, but there are limits to ...
    April 13, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • Despite court ruling, China gay rights movement makes gains

    CHANGSHA, China – For years, Chen Tiantian could only read about the gay rights movement in faraway places. She knew that there were activists in Beij ...
    April 13, 2016 - 8:20 am
  • AP-GfK Poll: Republicans not itching for a convention fight

    WASHINGTON – Most Republican voters think the candidate with the most delegates heading into the party's convention in July should ultimately emerge a ...
    April 13, 2016 - 8:19 am
  • Ted Cruz accuses Donald Trump of threatening delegates, as Trump rails

    ROME, New York – Texas Sen. Ted Cruz blasted rival Donald Trump in a radio interview Tuesday, accusing the Republican front-runner of being a bully, i ...
    April 13, 2016 - 8:19 am
  • Syrians begin voting for new parliament in government areas

    DAMASCUS, Syria – Polling stations have opened in government-held parts of Syria for the election of a new 250-member parliament.
    April 13, 2016 - 12:28 am
  • Navy secretary to Marines: Women in combat is irreversible

    CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Navy Secretary Ray Mabus had a simple message Tuesday for 1,500 Marines and sailors: The decision to let women compete for al ...
    April 13, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Stephen Hawking joins futuristic bid to explore outer space

    NEW YORK – With famed physicist Stephen Hawking at his side, an Internet investor announced Tuesday that he's spending $100 million on a futuristic pl ...
    April 13, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Security scare at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport

    AMSTERDAM – Heavily armed military police sealed off part of Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport for hours Tuesday night after arresting a man for unspecifie ...
    April 13, 2016 - 12:15 am
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