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  • Turkey fires tens of thousands in coup plotters hunt

    ISTANBUL – Asserting that "all the evidence" points to a U.S.-based Muslim cleric as the mastermind of last week's failed coup, Turkey's government on ...
    July 19, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • Writer-director Garry Marshall dies at age 81

    LOS ANGELES – Writer-director Garry Marshall, whose deft touch with comedy and romance led to a string of TV hits that included "Happy Days" and "Lave ...
    July 20, 2016 - 9:32 am
  • Hillary Clinton: First day of Republican convention 'surreal'

    LAS VEGAS – Hillary Clinton dismissed the first day of the Republican National Convention as a "surreal" experience on Tuesday, comparing the gatherin ...
    July 19, 2016 - 4:56 pm
  • GOP Rep. Steve King asks how non-whites gave to civilization

    CLEVELAND – Iowa Republican U.S. Rep. Steve King, one of the most conservative members of Congress and a harsh critic of immigration, has questioned t ...
    July 19, 2016 - 11:59 am
  • President Obama writes an open letter to police officers

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama says the nation will get through the recent killings of police officers with the "love and empathy of public serva ...
    July 19, 2016 - 10:36 am
  • ISIS group claims responsibility for train attack in Germany

    BERLIN – The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for an ax-and-knife attack on a German train that left at least five people wounded, b ...
    July 19, 2016 - 10:23 am
  • Melania Trump speech lifts two passages from Michelle Obama speech; Trump campaign dismisses criticism

    CLEVELAND – The Trump campaign on Tuesday dismissed criticism that Melania Trump directly lifted two passages nearly word-for-word from the speech tha ...
    July 19, 2016 - 6:40 am
  • Having stomach troubles? Try swallowing an origami robot

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Has your child swallowed a small battery? In the future, a tiny robot made from pig gut could capture it and expel it.
    July 19, 2016 - 12:47 am
  • Biden meets Australia prime minister, talks up military ties

    SYDNEY – Vice President Joe Biden met with Australia's prime minister and other leaders on Tuesday, amid America's continued push to boost its presenc ...
    July 19, 2016 - 12:42 am
  • Slain Baton Rouge officers all from same community

    DENHAM SPRINGS, La. – Fresh out of the police academy, Matthew Gerald was so proud to bring his cruiser home that he stood in the driveway, wiping it ...
    July 19, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • Melania Trump ignites GOP gathering after gloom, turmoil

    CLEVELAND – After a harsh primary, Donald Trump’s general election campaign officially opened with a warm and personal validation from his wife, Melan ...
    July 19, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • AP: Confidential text will allow Iran to expand its nuclear program

    VIENNA – Key restrictions on Iran's nuclear program imposed under an internationally negotiated deal will start to ease years before the 15-year accor ...
    July 18, 2016 - 3:15 pm
  • Donald Trump opening GOP convention with call for law and order

    CLEVELAND – Republicans cast Donald Trump as the right man for turbulent times as they opened their presidential convention Monday against a backdrop ...
    July 18, 2016 - 2:59 pm
  • Dump Trump? Dissident delegates claim they can force vote over GOP rules

    CLEVELAND – Signaling a potentially boisterous start to the Republican convention, anti-Trump delegates claimed on Monday that they'd collected enough ...
    July 18, 2016 - 1:28 pm
  • Who is Melania Trump?

    Melania Trump insists she's her own person, more than window dressing in her husband Donald Trump's run for the White House.
    July 18, 2016 - 11:36 am
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