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  • Future uncertain for rare white deer at former weapons site

    ROMULUS, N.Y. – Hundreds of ghostly white deer roaming among overgrown munitions bunkers at a sprawling former Army weapons depot face an uncertain fu ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • Clinton, Sanders debate foreign policy after Paris attacks

    DES MOINES, Iowa – With the country still reeling from deadly terrorist attacks in Paris, Hillary Rodham Clinton cast herself as America’s strongest l ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Diplomats set plan for political change in Syria

    VIENNA – Invoking the need for joint action after the attacks in Paris, foreign ministers of nearly 20 nations agreed Saturday to an ambitious yet inc ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Turkey: Soldiers kill 4 suspected militants day before G-20

    ISTANBUL – Turkish soldiers killed four suspected Islamic State militants Saturday and authorities detained 11 demonstrators a day before leaders of t ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • High-speed test train derails in northern France, killing 7

    ECKWERSCHEIM, France – A high-speed train undergoing a test derailed, burst into flames, split apart and plunged into a canal in northeast France, kil ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Tuition-free online university draws immigrant students

    LOS ANGELES – Colombian-born Nathaly Ordonez had practically given up on the idea of attending college after learning her family’s visas had expired, ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 10:05 am
  • Paris attacks provoke fresh migrant fears in Europe

    BERLIN – The news that one of the assailants in the Paris attacks may have crossed into Europe with refugees fleeing Syria is raising the fierce debat ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Tawanda Jones wages long fight for justice in Baltimore

    BALTIMORE – Every Wednesday for more than two years, Tawanda Jones has stood vigil – in front of City Hall, outside the state’s attorney’s office, on ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • San Francisco tour-bus crash leaves 4 in critical condition

    SAN FRANCISCO – Four adults remain in critical condition at a San Francisco hospital on Saturday after an open-air tour bus careened out of control, r ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Protest of Mormon LGBT policy draws hundreds

    SALT LAKE CITY – Several hundred people with roots in the Mormon faith gathered in Salt Lake City on Saturday to renounce the church’s new policies ta ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • ISIS claims Paris attacks, says France at 'top' of list

    CAIRO – The Islamic State group on Saturday claimed responsibility for a wave of attacks in Paris that killed 127 people and said France would remain ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 7:40 am
  • Old laws collide with digital reality in teen sexting cases

    CANON CITY, Colo. – When school officials in the rural Colorado community of Canon City learned local high-schoolers were collecting naked photos of o ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • 120 dead in Paris attacks

    PARIS – A series of attacks targeting young concert-goers, soccer fans and Parisians enjoying a Friday night out at popular nightspots killed at least ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Police: At least 26 dead in Paris, hostage-taking in theater

    PARIS – Two police officials say that at least 26 people have been killed in shootings and explosions around Paris, in the deadliest violence in Franc ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 4:20 pm
  • Supreme Court agrees to hear first abortion case since 2007

    WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court is taking on its first abortion case in eight years, a dispute over state regulation of abortion clinics.
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 1:37 pm
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