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  • A Washington ritual: Pentagon, Congress at odds over military bases

    WASHINGTON – The Pentagon thinks it has a winning argument for why Congress should allow a new round of military base closings. The case goes like thi ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • North Carolina LGBT law spurs demonstrations, repeal bill

    RALEIGH, N.C. – Demonstrations encircled North Carolina’s statehouse on Monday, for and against a Republican-backed law curtailing protections for LGB ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Obama boosts Islamic State fight, asks Europe to do the same

    HANNOVER, Germany – Evoking history and appealing for solidarity, President Barack Obama on Monday cast his decision to send 250 more troops to Syria ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Anti-Trump pact unites rivals on eve of primaries

    BORDEN, Ind. – Declaring the Republican presidential contest at “a fork in the road,” Ted Cruz and John Kasich defended their extraordinary new allian ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Voters weigh in on Ted Cruz-John Kasich deal to block Donald Trump

    WASHINGTON – The Republican presidential campaign trail is crackling with talk of a partnership and pancakes.
    April 25, 2016 - 4:36 pm
  • Parents of missing Mexican students slam government probe

    MEXICO CITY – The parents of 43 missing students who disappeared in September 2014 are accusing the government of lying to them, planting evidence and ...
    April 25, 2016 - 4:25 pm
  • Students return to scene of Wisconsin prom shooting

    ANTIGO, Wis. – Students returned to class Monday at a northern Wisconsin high school where gunfire disrupted prom night, leaving two students injured ...
    April 25, 2016 - 2:43 pm
  • Cleveland settles lawsuit over Tamir Rice shooting for $6M

    CLEVELAND – The city on Monday reached a $6 million settlement in a lawsuit over the death of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old black boy shot by a white poli ...
    April 25, 2016 - 2:41 pm
  • Colorado court: ruling stands that baker can't cite religion in refusing to bake wedding cake for same-sex couple

    DENVER – The Colorado Supreme Court refused Monday to take up the case of a suburban Denver baker who would not make a wedding cake for a same-sex cou ...
    April 25, 2016 - 1:11 pm
  • USA Today owner Gannett bids more than $388 million for Tribune

    NEW YORK – Newspaper publisher Gannett said Monday that it wants to buy Tribune Publishing for more than $388 million, in a deal that would give the o ...
    April 25, 2016 - 10:01 am
  • Up to 250 U.S. military personnel headed to Syria

    AERZEN, Germany – President Barack Obama will send an additional 250 military personnel to Syria to help local forces fighting the Islamic State group ...
    April 24, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • Ohio AG: Slayings of 8 ‘pre-planned execution’

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – The slayings of eight family members in rural southern Ohio were sophisticated, planned executions, authorities said Sunday, as they ...
    April 24, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • Gunman wounds 2 outside Wis. prom; killed by police

    ANTIGO, Wis. – An 18-year-old man opened fire with a high-powered rifle outside of a high school prom in northern Wisconsin, wounding two students bef ...
    April 24, 2016 - 10:55 pm
  • Clinton, Trump stream ahead as rivals show signs of fading

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump surged Sunday toward another round of pivotal presidential primaries as their party leaders faced ...
    April 24, 2016 - 10:55 pm
  • White House poised to release secret pages from 9/11 inquiry

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration likely soon will release at least part of a 28-page secret chapter from a congressional inquiry into 9/11 that m ...
    April 24, 2016 - 10:33 pm
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