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  • Boston marks 3rd anniversary of deadly marathon bombing

    BOSTON – Boston is marking the third anniversary of the deadly 2013 marathon bombings with subdued remembrances.
    April 15, 2016 - 8:48 am
  • U.S. factory output fell again in March

    WASHINGTON – U.S. factory output dropped in March for the second straight month as manufacturers churned out fewer cars, metal parts and machinery.
    April 15, 2016 - 8:47 am
  • In western town, Iraqi forces uncover remnants of IS rule

    HIT, Iraq – After clearing a street of Islamic State fighters, Maj. Salam Hussein began moving house to house. Rifling through drawers in living rooms ...
    April 15, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Panel OKs parole for former Manson cult member Van Houten

    CHINO, Calif. – A California panel recommended parole Thursday for former Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten more than four decades after she a ...
    April 14, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Bitterly feuding, Clinton, Sanders clash in debate

    NEW YORK – Deepening their increasingly bitter feud, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders aggressively challenged each other's judgment to be president ...
    April 14, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • Strong quake kills 9, injures more than 800 in Japan

    MASHIKI, Japan – At least nine people have been killed and more than 800 injured by a magnitude 6.5 earthquake that toppled houses and buckled roads i ...
    April 14, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • House conservative leader warns against 'rigging' GOP convention

    WASHINGTON – A conservative leader in the House warned Republican Party officials on Thursday not to change the rules to allow someone other than Dona ...
    April 14, 2016 - 1:18 pm
  • Prosecutor won't pursue battery charge against Donald Trump aide Corey Lewandowski

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Donald Trump's campaign manager will not be prosecuted on a misdemeanor battery charge after prosecutors determined there wasn ...
    April 14, 2016 - 12:55 pm
  • Canada's new assisted suicide bill doesn't allow visitors

    TORONTO – Canada on Thursday introduced a new assisted suicide law that will apply only to citizens and residents, meaning Americans won't be able to ...
    April 14, 2016 - 12:45 pm
  • International crime rings targeting California almonds, walnuts

    FRESNO, Calif. – International crime rings targeting California's booming agriculture industry are increasingly stealing truckloads of high-value nuts ...
    April 14, 2016 - 12:38 pm
  • Poll: Americans prefer low prices to items 'Made in the USA'

    WASHINGTON – The vast majority of Americans say they prefer lower prices instead of paying a premium for items labeled "Made in the USA," even if it m ...
    April 14, 2016 - 12:37 pm
  • Microsoft sues U.S. over secret demands for customer data

    SAN FRANCISCO – Microsoft is suing the U.S. government over a federal law that allows authorities to examine customer emails or online files without t ...
    April 14, 2016 - 12:13 pm
  • Still need more time? How to file a tax extension

    Procrastinators rejoice: tax day is a bit later this year and if you still can't make that, there's still time to file for an extension.
    April 14, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Speaker Paul Ryan: Can see why Donald Trump comments rattle Mideast allies

    WASHINGTON – House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday the whole world is watching American politics and that he can understand how Middle East allies wou ...
    April 14, 2016 - 9:58 am
  • German university starts training plan for refugee teachers

    POTSDAM, Germany – A German university has launched a program aimed at enabling teachers who fled Syria and other countries to return to the classroom ...
    April 14, 2016 - 9:57 am
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