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  • Window opens on secret camp within Guantanamo

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba – Attorney James Connell has visited his client inside the secret Guantanamo prison complex known as Camp 7 only once, ...
    April 14, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • Chances of getting audited by IRS lowest in years

    WASHINGTON – As millions of Americans race to meet Tuesday’s tax deadline, their chances of getting audited are lower than they have been in years.
    April 13, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Kiev to deploy troops in Ukraine’s east

    DONETSK, Ukraine – Turning to force to try to restore its authority in the vital industrial east, Ukraine's government announced Sunday it was sending ...
    April 13, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Pope poses for 'selfies' after Palm Sunday homily

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis, marking Palm Sunday in a packed St. Peter's Square, ignored his prepared homily and spoke entirely off-the-cuff in a ...
    April 13, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • Climate panel says emissions rising, avoids blame

    BERLIN (AP) — The U.N.'s expert panel on climate change on Sunday highlighted the disconnect between international goals to fight global warming and w ...
    April 13, 2014 - 8:33 am
  • Consumers, restaurants react to highest beef prices since 1987

    LUBBOCK, Texas – The highest beef prices in almost three decades have arrived just before the start of grilling season, causing sticker shock for both ...
    April 13, 2014 - 12:30 am
  • 1964 World's Fair offered preview to future technologies

    NEW YORK – Video phone calls? Yeah, we do that. Asking computers for information? Sure, several times a day. Colonies on the moon and jet packs as a m ...
    April 13, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Trying to combat growing drug trade in oil patch

    WILLISTON, N.D. – The blood-drenched man had survived a brutal attack: Beaten with brass knuckles, shocked with a stun gun, slashed with a razor blade ...
    April 13, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • NTSB: Claim about truck fire still uncorroborated

    RED BLUFF, Calif. – Federal investigators could not corroborate on Saturday a driver’s claim that a FedEx tractor-trailer was already on fire before i ...
    April 13, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • Uniformed men occupy Donetsk police HQ

    DONETSK, Ukraine – Men in the uniforms of Ukraine’s now-defunct riot police on Saturday occupied police headquarters in Donetsk, the eastern city that ...
    April 13, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Pakistan judge dismisses toddler’s murder case

    ISLAMABAD – A Pakistani judge dismissed an attempted murder charge Saturday that police lodged against a 9-month-old boy, ending a bizarre case that d ...
    April 13, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Hezbollah develops new tactics in Syrian civil war

    BEIRUT – The commandos infiltrated Syrian rebel-held territory near the Lebanese border, watching rebel fighters come and go from a two-story villa be ...
    April 13, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Iran rejects naming new U.N. envoy after U.S. refusal

    TEHRAN, Iran – Iran rejected naming a new diplomat Saturday to represent it at the United Nations, with one lawmaker urging the Islamic Republic to st ...
    April 13, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • With no new signals, Aussie PM sees long jet hunt

    PERTH, Australia – A day after expressing optimism about the hunt for the missing Malaysian jet, Australia’s leader warned Saturday that the massive s ...
    April 13, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • 'Obamacare' under attack as conservatives eye 2016

    MANCHESTER, N.H. – Republicans eyeing the 2016 White House race battered President Barack Obama's health care law and nicked each other Saturday, audi ...
    April 13, 2014 - 12:09 am
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