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  • ‘Here we go again’ – Americans’ lament after Oregon shooting

    The news from Oregon was grim enough in isolation – nine people shot dead at a community college. For many Americans it was all the sadder as a remind ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • Doctors Without Borders: 19 dead in Afghan clinic airstrike

    KABUL, Afghanistan – Confusion reigned in the wake of the deadly bombing Saturday of a hospital compound in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz that ki ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Americans’ lament after Oregon college shooting

    The news from Oregon was grim enough in isolation – nine people shot dead at a community college. For many Americans it was all the sadder as a remind ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • Vatican upends Davis affair with news of audience with gays

    VATICAN CITY – The Vatican turned the tables on the Kim Davis affair Friday: Not only did it distance Pope Francis from her claims that he endorsed he ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • East Coast likely to dodge hurricane

    Millions along the East Coast breathed a little easier Friday after forecasters said Hurricane Joaquin would probably veer out to sea. But a freakishl ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Hillary Clinton pledges to fight NRA on gun rights after shooting

    DAVIE, Fla. – Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton says she will fight for stricter gun controls following this week's deadly mass ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 4:08 pm
  • AP sources: Education Secretary Arne Duncan stepping down

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Arne Duncan, who followed President Barack Obama to Washington to serve as his education secretary, announced Friday he will step do ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:19 pm
  • U.S. hiring slowed in September as global economy weakened

    WASHINGTON – U.S. employers cut back sharply on hiring in September and added fewer jobs in July and August than previously thought — a sour note for ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 9:43 am
  • In divided London, a trendy cereal cafe targeted by protesters

    LONDON – One of London’s fastest-changing neighborhoods is echoing with the snap, crackle and pop of conflict.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Gunman opens fire at Oregon college; at least 9 killed

    ROSEBURG, Ore. – A gunman opened fire inside a classroom at a rural Oregon community college Thursday, killing at least nine people before dying in a ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 1:00 am
  • Russia confounds U.S. with Syria military moves

    NEW YORK – Now, 1,506 days since the Obama administration first declared that Syrian President Bashar Assad’s “days are numbered,” he’s still there, a ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • Google: What people search about 2016 candidates

    NEW YORK – Potential voters who take their curiosity about presidential candidates to Google are interested in Hillary Rodham Clinton’s age, Jeb Bush’ ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • Hurricane and rainstorm locked in dangerous dance

    WASHINGTON – Hurricane Joaquin is locked in a dance with an extraordinarily heavy rainstorm that is already drenching the Carolinas. As the two draw c ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 1:04 am
  • Nun takes TV shot to pay order’s debts

    PUEBLA, Mexico – A plain-spoken Mexican nun has become an unlikely television star while trying to save her congregation from mounting debts.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • AP Sources: EPA tightening limits on smog-causing ozone

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration has set a new national ozone standard, tightening limits on the smog-forming pollution linked to asthma and resp ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 12:42 pm
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