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  • Suspect in Kansas shootings faces murder charges

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Kansas prosecutors filed state-level murder charges Tuesday against the white supremacist accused in shootings that left three p ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Japan pro-whaling lobby vows to continue hunts

    TOKYO — Hundreds of pro-whaling Japanese officials, lawmakers and lobby group members vowed Tuesday to continue whale hunts despite a world court ruli ...
    April 15, 2014 - 9:08 am
  • India's top court recognizes third gender category

    NEW DELHI — India's top court on Tuesday issued a landmark verdict recognizing transgender rights as human rights, saying people can identify themselv ...
    April 15, 2014 - 8:47 am
  • Storm topples RVs near Mississippi's Gulf coast

    GAUTIER, Miss. — A storm barreled through Mississippi Gulf Coast communities, damaging or destroying about a dozen RV trailers at one campground, down ...
    April 15, 2014 - 8:24 am
  • Malaysia jet search area too deep for submarine

    PERTH, Australia – The search area for the missing Malaysian jet has proved too deep for a robotic submarine which was hauled back to the surface of t ...
    April 15, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Washington Post, The Guardian win Pulitzers for NSA revelations

    NEW YORK – The Washington Post and The Guardian won the Pulitzer Prize in public service Monday for revealing the U.S. government’s sweeping surveilla ...
    April 15, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • April 15 not really a deadline for most taxpayers

    WASHINGTON – The calendar shows April 15, and you haven’t even started on your federal tax return? Chances are, you don’t need to fret.
    April 14, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Congressional report presses for e-cig rules

    RICHMOND, Va. – Concerns about electronic cigarettes, including flavors and marketing that could appeal to young people, underscore the need to regula ...
    April 14, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Kansas shooting suspect had no record violence

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan – Never one to keep his hatred to himself, Frazier Glenn Cross for decades sought out any soapbox to espouse his white-supremacist ...
    April 14, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Pistorius accused of staging outbursts at trial

    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius came under intense pressure Monday at his murder trial from the chief prosecutor, who dismissed his acco ...
    April 14, 2014 - 4:37 pm
  • Judge: Michael Jackson's mom should pay costs

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jackson's mother should pay more than $800,000 in trial costs to a concert promoter that she targeted in a failed negligent ...
    April 14, 2014 - 1:42 pm
  • Native Americans say US violated human rights

    WASHINGTON — A Native American group is asking the international community to charge the United States with human rights violations in hopes of gettin ...
    April 14, 2014 - 1:17 pm
  • EU ministers blame Russia for Ukraine interference

    LUXEMBOURG — Deploring what they called yet more Russian interference in Ukraine, European Union foreign ministers debated Monday if further sanctions ...
    April 14, 2014 - 12:53 pm
  • 3 journalists for Hezbollah TV killed in Syria

    BEIRUT (AP) — Three journalists working with Hezbollah-owned Al-Manar TV were killed Monday after the car they were traveling in came under a hail of ...
    April 14, 2014 - 11:56 am
  • Leaders react to 3 deaths at Kansas Jewish sites

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Political and religious leaders expressed sympathy after three people were fatally shot Sunday at a Jewish community center and Jew ...
    April 14, 2014 - 9:57 am
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