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  • NAACP wants alleged assaults investigated

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The president of the Oklahoma NAACP wants the U.S. attorney general to open a hate crimes and civil rights investigation into alleged ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Congressional GOP, Democrats playing it safe

    WASHINGTON – Seven weeks before the elections, Republicans and Democrats are both playing it safe, willing to make short-term sacrifices of long-held ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Crews battle California wildfire amid heat wave

    SANTA ANA, Calif. – Hundreds of firefighters battled both flames and triple-digit temperatures Saturday as they sought to contain a wildfire that forc ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Rescuers end ocean search for Navy fighter pilot

    LEMOORE, Calif. – Rescuers on Saturday have called off their search of the Pacific Ocean for a Navy fighter pilot whose jet was one of two that crashe ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Where’s the tape? America responds to video

    We only respond if there’s video.That’s one lesson that can be drawn from the belated reaction to fo ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Pa. State Police identify trooper killed in ambush

    BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. – A late-night ambush outside a state police barracks in Pennsylvania’s rural northeastern corner left one trooper dead and anothe ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Eyeing 2016, Marco Rubio stresses border security

    MIAMI – Two years ago, immigration activist Gaby Pacheco got a call from Marco Rubio. The Florida senator wanted advice as he tried to develop a plan ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 9:15 am
  • Cobbling coalition for Iraq, Syria no easy task

    ANKARA, Turkey – Assembling a coalition to fight the militants from the Islamic State group is proving to be a complicated affair.
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 10:48 pm
  • Pakistan nabs militants linked to attack on Malala

    ISLAMABAD – Pakistan's army said Friday that it has arrested 10 militants suspected of involvement in the 2012 attack on teenage activist Malala Yousa ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • Investigations underway in Ohio prison escape

    LIMA, Ohio – Criminal and internal investigations were underway Friday to determine how three Ohio inmates including a convicted killer of three stude ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 10:49 pm
  • Chemical trade tries to shape regs

    WASHINGTON – The powerful chemical industry is putting its lobbying muscle behind legislation that would establish standards for chemicals used in pro ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • Man wins fight to get same-sex union recognized

    PHOENIX – A judge handed a victory Friday to a gay man who lost his spouse to cancer last month and was denied death benefits because Arizona does not ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • New terror fight casts shadow over 9/11 ceremonies

    NEW YORK – The nation’s gathering war against a new upsurge in Islamic terror hung heavy over the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks Thursday, s ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 10:41 pm
  • Arab allies pledge to fight Islamic State group

    JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia – Key Arab allies promised Thursday to “do their share” to fight Islamic State militants, but NATO member Turkey refused to join ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 10:40 pm
  • Utah teacher accidentally shoots self in leg at school

    SALT LAKE CITY – A Utah elementary school teacher who was carrying a concealed firearm at school accidentally shot herself in the leg when the weapon ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 4:23 pm
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