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  • When all’s said and done, Yogi Berra was 1 of a kind

    NEW YORK – Baseball people tell a wonderful story about Yogi Berra and the most famous home run in history.
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Xi says 'without reform' no progress for business in China

    SEATTLE – Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday addressed Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, billionaire investor Warren Buffett and other top American an ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Gacy exhumations help identify unrelated homicide victim

    CHICAGO – An effort to identify remains of young men killed by John Wayne Gacy in the 1970s has led to a break in an unrelated case of a unidentified ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • VW CEO steps down, takes responsibility for scandal

    BERLIN – Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn resigned Wednesday, days after admitting that the world’s top-selling carmaker had rigged diesel emissions t ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Sales of Bulger memorabilia rise with film release

    BOSTON – There’s a mugshot from Alcatraz, an autographed prison shirt and poker chips featuring his photo.
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Pope stirs excitement in Washington

    WASHINGTON – Cheered by jubilant crowds across the nation’s capital, Pope Francis forged common cause Wednesday with President Barack Obama on climate ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • Breaking Keystone silence, Hillary Clinton says she opposes pipeline

    WASHINGTON – Whether it was by coincidence or not, Hillary Rodham Clinton picked a fortuitous time to announce that she opposes the Keystone XL pipeli ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 11:47 am
  • Pope Francis arrives at the White House as thousands cheer

    WASHINGTON – Mustering all the pageantry the White House has to offer, President Barack Obama welcomed Pope Francis to Washington on Wednesday. The po ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 8:38 am
  • Syracuse University pulls kiss cam after letter to editor

    Syracuse University is considering kissing its kiss cam goodbye after a fan suggested it sends the wrong message at a time when colleges are fighting ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • European ministers agree to relocate 120,000 refugees

    BRUSSELS – At a contentious meeting, European Union ministers agreed Tuesday to relocate 120,000 refugees among the bloc to ease the strains on front- ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 10:12 pm
  • Volkswagen CEO apologizes for scandal

    BERLIN – Volkswagen AG’s smog-test troubles escalated Tuesday as the company acknowledged putting stealth software in millions of vehicles worldwide. ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • New dinosaur found in Alaska, researchers say

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Researchers have uncovered a new species of plant-eating dinosaur in Alaska, according to a report published Tuesday.
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • Ranks thinning, GOP candidates trying to adapt

    WASHINGTON – Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and former Texas Gov. Rick Perry entered the 2016 presidential race with a combined 18 years of experience as ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 10:12 pm
  • Pope Francis arrives in U.S., faces a polarized country

    WASHINGTON – Pope Francis arrived Tuesday on the first visit of his life to the United States, bringing his "church of the poor" to the world's wealth ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 3:29 pm
  • Ben Carson blames 'PC culture' for Muslim comment flap

    CEDARVILLE, Ohio – Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson on Tuesday blamed "P.C. culture" for the political fallout over his statement against ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 2:51 pm
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