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  • Michelle Obama passport scan appears online in apparent hack

    WASHINGTON – The White House said Thursday it was looking into a cyber breach after what appeared to be a scan of first lady Michelle Obama's passport ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 3:19 pm
  • Charlotte police refuse to release video of deadly shooting

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Charlotte police refused under mounting pressure Thursday to release video that could resolve wildly different accounts of the shoot ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 3:07 pm
  • While illuminating, Tulsa videos leave out key details

    Police in Tulsa, Oklahoma, broadly released dashcam and aerial footage, 911 calls and police radio traffic with unusual swiftness following last Frida ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 12:40 am
  • 2 potential bombing witnesses seen with suitcase are sought

    NEW YORK – Investigators of last weekend's bombings have released an image of two men who took a suitcase they found on a city street, possibly withou ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 12:34 am
  • Promises unmet as Thailand tries to reform shrimp industry

    SAMUT SAKHON, Thailand (AP) — Facing international pressure over human trafficking in its seafood sector, Thailand promised almost a year ago to compe ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 12:31 am
  • N.Y. bombing case most high-profile since Boston bombing

    WASHINGTON – The federal charges portraying Manhattan bombing suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami as a man bent on murderous destruction set the stage for the m ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 12:34 am
  • World leaders rage against neighbors on 2nd day of U.N. debate

    UNITED NATIONS – World leaders from Pakistan to Ukraine unleashed their regional grievances Wednesday, taking the stage of the U.N. General Assembly t ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Charlotte under state of emergency in 2nd night of protests

    CHARLOTTE, N.C.– Authorities in Charlotte tried to quell public anger Wednesday after a police officer shot a black man, but a dusk prayer vigil turne ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • U.N. chief rails vs. leaders with ‘bloody hands’ in Syria

    UNITED NATIONS – U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon railed Tuesday against leaders who keep "feeding the war machine" in Syria as he bowed out of the ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 10:25 pm
  • FBI looked into suspect in bombing 2 years ago

    NEW YORK – The FBI looked into New York bombing suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami two years ago – and came up with nothing alarming – after his father express ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 10:25 pm
  • Earth smashes yet another heat record; 16th month in a row

    WASHINGTON – Another month, another global heat record smashed.The National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 4:50 pm
  • Tulsa shooting: Attorney says Terence Crutcher ignored officer's commands before shooting

    TULSA, Okla. – An attorney for a white Oklahoma police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man said the man ignored officers' commands, kept tou ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 2:11 pm
  • Donald Trump Jr. likens Syrian refugees to poisoned Skittles

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump Jr. has posted a message on Twitter likening Syrian refugees to a bowl of poisoned Skittles.
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 11:53 am
  • Suspect in N.Y.-area bombings captured

    LINDEN, N.J. – A New Jersey police officer responding to a call about a hoodied vagrant curled up asleep in the doorway of a bar roused him and quickl ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • More than 800 immigrants mistakenly granted citizenship

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. government has mistakenly granted citizenship to at least 858 immigrants from countries of concern to national security or with ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 10:28 am
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