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  • Europe 2017: Brexit, far-right surging, Russian threat

    LONDON – Europe’s leaders are not expecting a smooth ride in 2017 after a year marked by political upheaval, extremist attacks, unchecked immigration, ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • Russia, brushing off Obama, looks to friendlier Donald Trump

    HONOLULU – Stung by new punishments, Russia is looking straight past President Barack Obama to Donald Trump in hopes the president-elect will reverse ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • Obama's last month: 'Obamacare' defense, Chicago speech

    HONOLULU – Eager to stop Republicans from destroying his signature health care law, President Barack Obama and Democratic lawmakers will meet next wee ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • Russia, brushing off Obama, looks to friendlier Donald Trump

    HONOLULU – Stung by new punishments, Russia is looking straight past President Barack Obama to Donald Trump in hopes the president-elect will reverse ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 4:27 pm
  • U.S. gives detailed look at Russia's alleged election hacking

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. has released its most detailed report yet on accusations that Russia interfered in the U.S. presidential election by hacking Ame ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 9:33 am
  • Serena wins at love again; says 'yes' to engagement in poem

    Court and spark: Serena Williams is tying the knot.The tennis great announced her engagement to Alex ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 1:06 am
  • Run-DMC sues Wal-Mart, Amazon for $50M

    NEW YORK – The rap group Run-DMC filed a $50 million lawsuit in New York accusing Wal-Mart, Amazon, Jet and other retailers of selling products that t ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 1:04 am
  • Top China leader says Catholics must act 'independently'

    BEIJING – One of China's top leaders told Chinese Catholics that they need to operate "independently" of outside forces and promote socialism and patr ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 1:01 am
  • Benefits of Indian cash overhaul elusive as deadline passes

    NEW DELHI– Fifty days ago, India yanked most of its currency from circulation without warning, jolting the economy and leaving most citizens scramblin ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 12:59 am
  • With Trump’s victory, GOP hopes to overhaul Medicaid

    ATLANTA – When President-elect Donald Trump takes office in January, Republicans will have the opportunity to pull off something they have wanted to d ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • U.S. punishes Russia for hacking campaign

    HONOLULU – The U.S. struck back Thursday at Russia for hacking the U.S. presidential campaign with a sweeping set of punishments targeting Russia’s sp ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Officers killed in the line of duty rose in 2016

    The number of police killed in the line of duty rose sharply in 2016, driven by shootings of police around the country, most notably ambushes in Dalla ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Officers killed in the line of duty rose in 2016

    The number of police killed in the line of duty rose sharply in 2016, driven by shootings of police around the country, most notably ambushes in Dalla ...
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 2:40 pm
  • Weekly applications for U.S. jobless aid fall to 265,000

    WASHINGTON – Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, continuing a nearly two-year trend that suggests a solid job market.
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 8:34 am
  • Actress Debbie Reynolds, 84, dies a day after daughter Carrie Fisher

    LOS ANGELES – Debbie Reynolds, who lit up the screen in "Singin' in the Rain' and other Hollywood classics despite a tumultuous life, has died a day a ...
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 12:58 am
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