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  • 1 of 3 fugitive inmates arrested

    SANTA ANA, Calif. – One of three violent fugitives who escaped from an Orange County jail surrendered to police Friday by contacting a woman he knew a ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • Marco Rubio urges against mass deportation as fix to immigration

    MUSCATINE, Iowa – Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Marco Rubio said Friday that if he is elected president, he will not look to deport 12 million ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 4:46 pm
  • Biden, Cuomo call for more paid family leave in New York

    NEW YORK – One man remembered the anguished nights he spent at the bedside of his fatally ill son. The other spoke movingly about the last days he spe ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 4:45 pm
  • American Airlines posts record profit for 4Q, all of 2015

    FORT WORTH, Texas – American Airlines reported a record profit for the fourth quarter and all of 2015 as a sharp drop in fuel prices more than offset ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 4:36 pm
  • Suspect in San Francisco pier shooting that killed Kate Steinle seeks case dismissed

    SAN FRANCISCO – A Mexican national charged with shooting a young San Francisco woman to death as she walked on a city pier wants his criminal case dis ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 1:08 pm
  • Is Clinton marriage a rehash or relevant? Voters seem split

    WASHINGTON – It's fair game. It's ancient history.It's political. It's personal.Like it or not, the ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 1:03 pm
  • U.S. economy slowed to scant 0.7 pct. growth rate last quarter

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy's growth slowed sharply in the final three months of 2015 to a 0.7 percent annual rate. Consumers slowed spending, busin ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 10:02 am
  • State workers in Flint got bottled water as crisis brewed

    FLINT, Mich. – Michigan offered fresh bottled water for state employees in Flint starting in January 2015, although residents were told that tap water ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 9:33 am
  • AP FACT CHECK: GOP claims on carpet bombs, Kurds and economy

    WASHINGTON – Republican presidential contenders let fly with some inaccuracies when they badmouthed the Obama administration on health care, military ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 8:59 am
  • U.S. paychecks show little sign of accelerating in 4th quarter

    WASHINGTON – U.S. paychecks increased moderately in the final three months of last year, yet the gain was little changed from the sluggish post-recess ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 8:56 am
  • Drug traffickers seek safe haven amid legal marijuana

    DENVER – Seeking a safe haven in Colorado's legal marijuana marketplace, illegal drug traffickers are growing weed among the state's sanctioned pot wa ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 11:16 pm
  • Orange County jail teacher arrested for helping 3 escape

    SANTA ANA, Calif. – A woman who taught English classes at a Southern California jail was arrested Thursday on suspicion of helping three inmates – inc ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 11:14 pm
  • 30 years since Challenger: Teacher-in-Space finalists gather

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Dozens of educators who competed alongside Christa McAuliffe to become the first teacher in space gathered Thursday to remember ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 2:44 pm
  • Poll: Uninsured sit on the sidelines as health care sign-up season ends

    WASHINGTON – Most uninsured Americans are sitting on the sidelines as sign-up season under the federal health law comes to a close, according to a new ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 2:41 pm
  • California wrestles with making self-driving cars public

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Companies that are developing self-driving cars of the future want government regulators to clear the road for public access to t ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What do you think of Shodeen's plan for building upscale apartments and a hotel in downtown DeKalb?
    Downtown DeKalb needs anything it can get
    The density of the development is too high for the area
    A good start, could work with some changes
    Approve as is