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  • Volatile mix in Syria war puts new strain on US strategy

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. military picture in Syria is getting more chaotic and complicated by the day, putting new strains on the Obama administration’s ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Clinton keeps stay-the-course strategy on foundation, emails

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton is sidestepping new questions about nearly 15,000 recently discovered emails or her family’s charitable foundation – a st ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • 'SNL' and 'Ghostbusters' star Leslie Jones' personal site offline after hacking

    LOS ANGELES – Leslie Jones' personal website has been taken offline after it appeared hackers posted her driver's license and passport and explicit ph ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 3:06 pm
  • Before debates, Hillary Clinton aims to keep Donald Trump expectations high

    WASHINGTON – By virtue of her long political resume, Hillary Clinton will enter her highly anticipated fall debates with Donald Trump facing the same ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 2:10 pm
  • ACT scores show many high school graduates are not ready for college-level work

    WASHINGTON – The latest scores from the ACT college entrance exam suggest many of this year's high school graduates aren't ready for college-level cou ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 1:41 pm
  • Study: Man-made warming may have started decades earlier

    WASHINGTON – Man-made global warming may have started a few decades earlier than scientists previously figured, a new study suggests.
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 1:19 pm
  • Too much debt? The hidden risk to the economy in corporate balance sheets

    NEW YORK – America has a debt problem, but it's not what you think.Yes, the federal government owes ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 10:16 am
  • France to teach children how to react to school attacks

    PARIS – French schools will now hold three security drills a year — including one in which an alleged assailant enters their premises — as the French ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 8:53 am
  • Blacks question Donald Trump outreach delivered to white audiences

    AKRON, Ohio – Black Republicans cheer Donald Trump for a newfound outreach to African-Americans, but say the GOP presidential nominee must take his me ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 8:36 am
  • Donald Trump's evolving immigration plan compared to Hillary Clinton, President Obama

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump's new line on immigration — "fair, but firm" — is leaving both Republicans and Democrats with the same question: Is the famo ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 8:32 am
  • Obama vows support for Louisiana flood victims after the ‘cameras leave’

    ZACHARY, La. – Standing amid piles of waterlogged debris, President Barack Obama on Tuesday promised a sustained national effort to rebuild flood-rava ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • Clinton Foundation donors got face time with her at State

    WASHINGTON – More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money – either person ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • China sets sights on new global export: nuclear energy

    BEIJING – On a seaside field south of Shanghai, workers are constructing a nuclear reactor that is the flagship for Beijing's ambition to compete with ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:25 pm
  • Clinton Foundation donors got face time with Hillary Clinton at State Department

    WASHINGTON – More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money — either person ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 4:19 pm
  • U.S. new-home sales climb to best level since late 2007

    WASHINGTON – Americans stepped up their purchases of new homes in July to the fastest pace in nearly nine years, as low mortgage rates and a steady jo ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 9:34 am
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