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  • Police accuse 2 of helping fugitive before Florida officer's killing

    ORLANDO, Fla. – Police leading a massive manhunt for the suspected killer of an Orlando officer on Wednesday collected hundreds of tips and announced ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:47 am
  • Relatives of slain churchgoers confront Dylann Roof for last time

    CHARLESTON, S.C. – One by one, family members of nine slain black parishioners confronted Dylann Roof for the last time Wednesday, shouting at him, of ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:40 am
  • Ethics official denounces Trump's plan for business

    NEW YORK – President-elect Donald Trump said Wednesday he will continue to profit from his global business empire after he enters the White House this ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:40 am
  • California residents rescued from flooding as major storms recede

    HOLLISTER, Calif. – Rescue workers used boats and firetrucks to evacuate dozens of Northern California residents from their flooded homes Wednesday as ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:40 am
  • Combative Trump concedes Russia's role in election hacking

    NEW YORK – In a combative and freewheeling news conference, President-elect Donald Trump said for the first time Wednesday that he accepts Russia was ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:07 am
  • Scientists: The moon is 4.51 billion years old

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – It turns out the moon is older than many scientists suspected: a ripe 4.51 billion years old.
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 1:26 pm
  • Donald Trump denies, denounces reports on Russia ties: 'a disgrace'

    NEW YORK – Opening his first news conference since the election, President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday responded to suggestions that U.S. intellig ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:05 am
  • Dylann Roof sentenced to death for killing 9 church members

    CHARLESTON, S.C. – An unrepentant Dylann Roof was sentenced to death Tuesday for fatally shooting nine black church members during a Bible study sessi ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 11:01 pm
  • Paul Ryan: GOP will work on repealing, replacing health law

    WASHINGTON – Republicans will work on unraveling and replacing the health care law at the same time, House Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday as GOP leade ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 11:00 pm
  • Official: Trump briefed on potentially compromising report

    WASHINGTON – Top intelligence officials last week told President-elect Donald Trump about an unsubstantiated report that Russia had compromising perso ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 10:59 pm
  • Sessions tells senators he'd stand up to Trump as attorney general

    WASHINGTON – Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions fervently rejected "damnably false" accusations of past racist comments Tuesday as he challenged Democratic co ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 10:55 pm
  • 'Yes we did' – Obama bids farewell in nostalgic last speech

    CHICAGO – President Barack Obama bid farewell to the nation on Tuesday in an emotional speech that sought to comfort a country on edge over rapid econ ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 10:30 pm
  • Scientists have ruled out a link between vaccines and autism. Donald Trump wants a skeptic to debate the science

    WASHINGTON – President-elect Donald Trump is reviving long debunked attempts to link vaccines to autism, asking a vocal skeptic to chair a commission ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 4:10 pm
  • Lawsuits over Donald Trump's business threaten to tie up presidency

    WASHINGTON – As a businessman, Donald Trump has kept the courts busy. That's hardly likely to change when he enters the Oval Office, creating an unusu ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 2:13 pm
  • IRS to delay tax refunds for millions of low-income families

    WASHINGTON – The IRS is delaying tax refunds for more than 40 million low-income families this year as the agency steps up efforts to fight identity t ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 1:48 pm
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