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  • Film, TV legend James Garner, reluctant hero, dies

    NEW YORK – Few actors could register disbelief, exasperation or annoyance with more comic subtlety.J ...
    July 20, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Bodies from downed jet piled in boxcars in Ukraine

    TOREZ, Ukraine – Pro-Moscow rebels piled nearly 200 bodies from the downed Malaysian jetliner into four refrigerated boxcars Sunday in eastern Ukraine ...
    July 20, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • U.S. turns up heat on Russia over downed plane

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Sunday turned up the heat on Russia for its support of Ukrainian separatists accused by the United State ...
    July 20, 2014 - 9:21 am
  • Mideast divisions cloud Gaza cease-fire efforts

    CAIRO – Even as the death toll mounts in the Gaza Strip, attempts to broker a cease-fire between Hamas and Israel have so far run aground – in part be ...
    July 19, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Extremists kill more than 100 in northeast Nigeria

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria – Boko Haram extremists have killed more than 100 people and hoisted their black and white flag over a town left undefended by Nige ...
    July 19, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Forest nursery school in London lets kids explore

    LONDON – In the heart of north London lies the ancient Queens Wood, a green forest hidden away in a metropolis of more than 8 million residents. The s ...
    July 19, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Under threat, Iraq's Christians flee city of Mosul

    BAGHDAD – The message played over loudspeakers gave the Christians of Iraq’s second-largest city until midday Saturday to make a choice: convert to Is ...
    July 19, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • HIV diagnosis rate fell by third in U.S. over decade

    NEW YORK – The rate of HIV infections diagnosed in the United States each year fell by one-third over the past decade, a government study finds. Exper ...
    July 19, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Unease in Congress, region over Obama's plan in Afghanistan

    WASHINGTON – Afghanistan's disputed election and Iraq's unraveling are giving members of Congress and U.S. allies in the region reason to think Presid ...
    July 19, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Monitors try to secure Ukraine plane crash site

    HRABOVE, Ukraine – International monitors moved gingerly Saturday through fields reeking of the decomposing corpses that fell from a Malaysian airline ...
    July 19, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • High winds push growing Washington wildfire

    WINTHROP, Wash. – Pushed by howling, erratic winds, a massive wildfire in north-central Washington was growing rapidly and burning in new directions S ...
    July 19, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Lightning a threat to ND saltwater disposal sites

    WILLISTON, N.D. – Three massive fires since the beginning of June have highlighted the threat lightning poses in the North Dakota oil patch, and in ea ...
    July 19, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Gov. Rick Perry in Iowa again courting voters

    DES MOINES – Texas Gov. Rick Perry is visiting Iowa for the fourth time in eight months, hoping for a second chance to win over Republican voters who ...
    July 19, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Teen’s death puts focus on caffeine dangers

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – A few weeks before their prom king's death, students at an Ohio high school had attended an assembly on narcotics that warned about t ...
    July 19, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • U.S. communities diverge on child migrant response

    DALLAS (AP) — As thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children have poured into South Texas, community leaders from Dallas to Los Angeles to Syracuse, ...
    July 19, 2014 - 12:03 pm
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