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  • Gordie Howe, known as 'Mr. Hockey,' dies at 88

    DETROIT – Gordie Howe, the rough-and-tumble Canadian farm boy whose boundless blend of talent and toughness made him the NHL's quintessential star dur ...
    June 10, 2016 - 10:24 am
  • Responders hone parachuting, other skills at doomsday drill

    SHELTON, Wash. – The parachutes slowly float down from Chinook helicopters, first carrying boxes of supplies and then the paratroopers who set up a fi ...
    June 10, 2016 - 2:20 am
  • Ali to return to his old Kentucky neighborhood 1 last time

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Muhammad Ali will return to his old Kentucky neighborhood one last time.Ali's body ...
    June 10, 2016 - 2:10 am
  • With careful staging, Obama backs Clinton

    WASHINGTON – Testifying to Hillary Clinton’s grit and experience, President Barack Obama endorsed his former secretary of state’s bid to succeed him o ...
    June 10, 2016 - 2:10 am
  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren lashes out at Republicans, Donald Trump over judges

    WASHINGTON – Sen. Elizabeth Warren is using Donald Trump's criticism of a federal judge to launch a broadside against congressional Republican leaders ...
    June 9, 2016 - 8:48 am
  • Path to Victory: How Clinton learned from '08 missteps

    NEW YORK – For two weeks in February, Hillary Clinton’s campaign appeared on the brink of falling into an all-too-familiar pattern.
    June 9, 2016 - 12:42 am
  • U.S. job openings rise, yet employers cut back on filling them

    WASHINGTON – U.S. employers advertised the most open jobs in nine months in April but pulled back on filling them, a sign of caution that may reflect ...
    June 8, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • Hillary Clinton declares victory in Democratic presidential primary

    NEW YORK — Claiming her place in history, Hillary Clinton declared victory Tuesday night in her bruising battle for the Democratic presidential nomina ...
    June 8, 2016 - 12:31 am
  • Colin heads out sea after drenching Florida with rain

    Colin headed out to sea Tuesday after dumping as much as 9 inches of rain on parts of Florida, forcing at least one city to pump partially treated sew ...
    June 7, 2016 - 10:30 pm
  • Fire chief: At least 5 dead after truck hits bicyclists

    COOPER TOWNSHIP, Mich. – At least five people were killed and several others were hurt when the driver of a pickup truck plowed into a group of bicycl ...
    June 7, 2016 - 10:28 pm
  • Paul Ryan: Donald Trump made 'textbook definition of a racist comment'

    WASHINGTON – House Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday that Donald Trump made the "textbook definition of a racist comment" in saying an American-born judg ...
    June 7, 2016 - 2:20 pm
  • Teen who killed girl after rejection gets 25 years

    MILFORD, Conn. – A teenager was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison for fatally stabbing a classmate after she turned down his invitation to the ju ...
    June 6, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Trump campaign wasting precious time, GOP critics say

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump is wasting precious time.By now, the presumptive Republican presidential n ...
    June 6, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Afghan president condemns killing of NPR reporters in south

    KABUL, Afghanistan – The president of Afghanistan on Monday condemned the killings of David Gilkey, a veteran news photographer and video editor for N ...
    June 6, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • More in GOP scold Donald Trump: Stop talking about judge's ethnic background

    WASHINGTON – Republicans roundly scolded their own presidential candidate Monday, demanding Donald Trump apologize for — and just stop — talking about ...
    June 6, 2016 - 3:07 pm
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