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  • Supreme Court considers impact of disability law on police

    LOS ANGELES – The police shooting in Georgia earlier this month of a naked, unarmed man with bipolar disorder spotlights the growing number of violent ...
    March 21, 2015 - 11:01 pm
  • Afghan president to embark on landmark Washington visit

    KABUL, Afghanistan – As the Afghan president heads to the United States on his first trip to Washington as head of state, the landmark visit offers a ...
    March 21, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • 7 siblings perish NYC home fire, officials eye hot plate

    NEW YORK – Seven siblings from an Orthodox Jewish family were killed early Saturday when a fire tore through their Brooklyn home after they had gone t ...
    March 21, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • Bombings in Yemeni mosques kill more than 130

    ADEN, Yemen – Suicide bombers attacked a pair of mosques Friday in the Yemeni capital, unleashing monstrous blasts that ripped through worshippers and ...
    March 20, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • FBI asks for patience in black man's hanging in Mississippi

    PORT GIBSON, Miss. – An FBI agent appealed for patience Friday after a black man was found hanging from a tree in Mississippi, saying 30 federal, stat ...
    March 20, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • ‘Lincoln Speaks’ exhibit shows power of words

    NEW YORK – Pages of handwritten speeches, terse military communiques jotted by the Civil War commander in chief, many documents signed with the famili ...
    March 20, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • U.S. opens criminal inquiry of resigning Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock

    WASHINGTON – The Justice Department is investigating the congressional expenses and business deals of Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock, and FBI agents have ...
    March 20, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., asks Hillary Clinton to turn over email server for review

    WASHINGTON – The chairman of a House committee investigating the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi formally requested Friday that Hillary Rodham Clinton ...
    March 20, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Schools nationwide struggle with substitute teacher shortage

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Carrie Swing wasn't alarmed when her fifth-grade daughter, Ivy, spent a day in a first-grade classroom at her San Francisco school, ...
    March 20, 2015 - 8:36 am
  • Records: Woman accused of taking baby said she was pregnant

    LONGMONT, Colo. – A Colorado woman accused of cutting open the belly of a pregnant woman and removing her unborn baby went to great lengths to show he ...
    March 19, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • Poll: Little change in desire for action on income inequality

    DENVER – Interest in income inequality is all the rage in public debate nowadays, with political figures from Sen. Elizabeth Warren on the left to Rep ...
    March 19, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • House, Senate panels adopt balanced-budget plans

    WASHINGTON – Republicans in Congress advanced balanced-budget plans bristling with cuts in Medicaid and other benefit programs Thursday, determined to ...
    March 19, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • A 'Mad Men' exhibit welcomes visitors to Don Draper's world

    NEW YORK – You don’t need to be mad about “Mad Men” to savor “Matthew Weiner’s Mad Men” at New York’s Museum of the Moving Image.
    March 19, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Sky gazers flock to remote islands for total solar eclipse

    TORSHAVN, Faeroe Islands – For months, even years, hotels on the remote Faeroe Islands have been fully booked by fans who don’t want to miss an almost ...
    March 19, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Post-election, a widening U.S. Jewish split over Israel

    NEW YORK – Well before this week’s elections, Israel had already become a source of division for American Jews, who bitterly debated the ever-expandin ...
    March 19, 2015 - 11:17 pm
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