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  • U.N.: Militants may be guilty of war crimes

    JERUSALEM – A U.N. investigation on Monday accused both Israel and Hamas militants of committing possible war crimes in last summer’s Gaza war, findin ...
    June 22, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • S.C. governor calls for Confederate flag to come down

    CHARLESTON, S.C. – South Carolina’s governor declared Monday that the Confederate flag should be removed from the grounds of the Statehouse, reflectin ...
    June 22, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • Taliban bomber, gunmen attack Afghan parliament

    KABUL, Afghanistan – A Taliban suicide bomber struck the entrance to the Afghan parliament on Monday and gunmen tried to storm the heavily guarded com ...
    June 22, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • Hemingway’s Havana home to get supplies

    HAVANA – A U.S. foundation will ship nearly $900,000 in supplies to build a state-of-the-art facility to preserve Ernest Hemingway’s books, letters an ...
    June 22, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • Carter: U.S. to provide weapons, aircraft, commandos for NATO

    TALLINN, Estonia – The U.S. committed Monday to contribute weapons, aircraft and forces, including commandos, as needed for NATO’s new rapid reaction ...
    June 23, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • Obama on Marc Maron podcast: U.S. not cured of racism

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama said the United States has not overcome its history of racism and is using the N-word to make his case.
    June 22, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • U.S. home sales jump in May, average prices close to 2006 peak

    WASHINGTON – More Americans bought homes in May, a sign of economic strength that is pushing up average prices.
    June 22, 2015 - 9:18 am
  • General Mills to drop artificial ingredients from cereals

    NEW YORK – General Mills is dropping artificial colors and flavors from its cereals, the latest company to respond to a growing desire for food made w ...
    June 22, 2015 - 8:35 am
  • Thousands gather on Arthur Ravenel Bridge in solidarity

    CHARLESTON, S.C. – Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church opened its tall, wooden doors to the world Sunday, embracing strangers who walked in fro ...
    June 22, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Huckabee: Confederate battle flag should be up to state

    WASHINGTON – Republican Mike Huckabee and other GOP presidential contenders are staying clear of the Confederate flag debate in South Carolina, saying ...
    June 22, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Texas abortion law teed up for Supreme Court review

    WASHINGTON – Abortion is back before the U.S. Supreme Court, and the justices could signal by the end of June whether they are likely to take up the b ...
    June 22, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Lasers, magnetism allow glimpses of the human brain at work

    NEW HAVEN, Connecticut – To the untrained eye, the graph looked like a very volatile day on Wall Street – jagged peaks and valleys in red, blue and gr ...
    June 22, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Catholic shrines team up to draw pilgrims during pope visit

    PHILADELPHIA – Four Roman Catholic shrines, including one featuring the glass-enclosed body of a saint wearing his bishop’s vestments and a wax mask s ...
    June 22, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Analysis: Game of chicken over Greece risks slipping out of control

    FRANKFURT, Germany – OK, guys. You can swerve now.In the game of chicken between Greece and its cred ...
    June 22, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • New Orleans police arrest suspect in killing of officer

    NEW ORLEANS – After an intense 24-hour manhunt, New Orleans police Sunday arrested a man believed to have shot and killed a police officer while weari ...
    June 22, 2015 - 12:13 am
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