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  • 3 states wage fight to keep same-sex marriage ban

    WASHINGTON – Three states are continuing their legal fight against same-sex marriage, despite rulings from federal appeals courts that oversee those s ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 1:12 pm
  • US: ISIS earns $1M per day in black market oil sales

    WASHINGTON – Islamic State militants are amassing wealth at an unprecedented pace, earning about $1 million a day from black market oil sales alone, a ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 12:08 pm
  • Mom of Canada shooting suspect: I cry for victims, not son

    OTTAWA, Ontario – The mother of the man accused of killing a soldier at Ottawa's war memorial then storming Parliament before being shot dead says she ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • White House fence jumper charged with assaulting police dogs

    WASHINGTON – The 23-year-old Maryland man who climbed over the White House fence Wednesday night has been charged with felonies for assaulting two pol ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:25 am
  • Man suspected of killing 7 refuses to answer judge

    CROWN POINT, Ind. – A man who allegedly confessed to killing seven women in Indiana refused to even acknowledge his name to a judge Wednesday, and a s ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Expert: Autopsy doesn’t show if Brown went for gun

    ST. LOUIS – Michael Brown’s official autopsy indicates he was shot in the hand at close range, but a medical examiner not involved in the investigatio ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • Obama expresses optimism about Ebola in US

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama says he's cautiously more optimistic about the Ebola situation in the U.S.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 3:24 pm
  • Blackwater guards found guilty in Iraq shootings

    WASHINGTON – Four former Blackwater security guards were convicted Wednesday in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad, an incident that ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 2:55 pm
  • 2 dead in shooting attack at Canada's Parliament

    OTTAWA, Ontario – A gunman with a scarf over his face shot to death a Canadian soldier standing guard at the nation's war memorial Wednesday, then sto ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 5:06 pm
  • U.S. journalist recovers; Ebola 'czar' gets to work

    WASHINGTON – A TV news cameraman treated for Ebola was ready to go home Wednesday, the fifth patient transported from West Africa to recover at a U.S. ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 8:48 am
  • Social Security benefits to go up by 1.7 percent

    WASHINGTON – Millions of older Americans who rely on federal benefits will get a 1.7 percent increase in their monthly payments next year, the governm ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 8:46 am
  • AP-GfK Poll: Most expect GOP victory in November

    WASHINGTON – Two weeks before Election Day, most of the nation’s likely voters now expect the Republican Party to take control of the U.S. Senate, acc ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • North Korea frees U.S. man; 2 more still detained

    WASHINGTON – North Korea's reclusive government abruptly freed an American man Tuesday, nearly six months after he was arrested on charges of leaving ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:43 pm
  • Indiana man was violent long before 7 killings

    GARY, Ind. – With hindsight, there were signs years ago of increasing violence against women by Darren Vann, who police said Tuesday has confessed to ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • Rural areas seek piece of subprime-loan settlement

    Long seen as having devastated Sun Belt cities, the subprime mortgage crisis unleashed turmoil on Ohio and other rural areas. Now federal officials ar ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:34 pm
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