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  • Hillary Clinton aims to boost campaign with focus on black voters

    MILWAUKEE – After an overwhelming loss in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton is staking a campaign comeback on her ability to woo black and Latino voters, ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 4:14 pm
  • If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in for law enforcement?

    FERGUSON, Mo. – As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the town's leaders have acknowledged the possibility that it migh ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 3:26 pm
  • Last occupiers of Oregon wildlife refuge surrender to FBI

    BURNS, Ore. – Surrounded by FBI agents in armored vehicles, the last four occupiers of a national wildlife refuge surrendered Thursday, and the leader ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 1:25 pm
  • Breakthrough: Scientists detect Einstein's gravitational waves

    WASHINGTON – In an announcement that electrified the world of astronomy, scientists said Thursday that they have finally detected gravitational waves, ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 11:25 am
  • Election 2016: Marco Rubio eyes brokered convention after New Hampshire setback

    OKATIE, S.C. – The best hope of the Republican establishment just a week ago, Marco Rubio suddenly faces a path to his party's presidential nomination ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Gay imam helps young Muslims balance religion, sexuality

    MARSEILLE, France – Growing up in Algeria, Shaira had almost everything a young man could wish for. But he also had a big secret.
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 9:53 am
  • Viewers' Guide: Post-New Hampshire, a tense Hillary Clinton-Bernie Sanders rematch

    WASHINGTON – Grudge match.Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders get ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 8:23 am
  • Questions grow over banks as profit warnings pile up

    PARIS – Questions are growing over the financial health of banks, particularly in Europe, as they face a toxic mix of low economic growth, bad loans a ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 8:21 am
  • Son: Gunman who killed 2 Maryland deputies had emotional problems

    ABINGDON, Md. – The son of a gunman who fatally shot two Maryland sheriff's deputies before he was killed in a shootout says his father was a heavy dr ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 8:20 am
  • Russia proposes March 1 ceasefire in Syria; U.S. wants it now

    MUNICH – Russia has proposed a March 1 ceasefire in Syria, U.S. officials said Wednesday, but Washington believes Moscow is giving itself and the Syri ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 12:50 am
  • South Korea shuts down joint industrial park with North Korea

    PAJU, South Korea – Under the gaze of armed soldiers, large white trucks streamed across the world's most armed border Thursday as South Korean worker ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • Burger King's next conquest: Hot dog king

    NEW YORK – Burger King is looking for a new crown: Hot Dog King.The Miami-based chain says it plans ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 12:47 am
  • Government sues Ferguson after city tries to revise deal

    FERGUSON, Mo. – The federal government sued Ferguson on Wednesday, one day after the City Council voted to revise an agreement aimed at improving the ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • Panel denies parole to Sirhan, assassin of Robert F. Kennedy

    SAN DIEGO – Sirhan Sirhan was denied parole Wednesday for fatally shooting Robert F. Kennedy after a confidante of the slain senator who was shot in t ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Next up for the GOP presidential candidates: South Carolina

    COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Republican presidential nominating has moved into the South, where seven states – Virginia, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, Arkansas ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 12:38 am
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