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  • Berkeley campus chaos spurs questions at free-speech bastion

    BERKELEY, Calif. – Chaos that erupted at the University of California, Berkeley, to oppose right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos was shocking not j ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 11:43 pm
  • Police storm Delaware prison, end hostage standoff; guard found dead

    SMYRNA, Del. – Using a backhoe to smash through a barricade of footlockers, authorities stormed Delaware's largest prison early Thursday and ended a n ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 11:38 pm
  • Trump pledges to end political limits on churches

    WASHINGTON – Declaring that religious freedom is "under threat," President Donald Trump vowed Thursday to repeal a rarely enforced IRS rule that says ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 11:38 pm
  • Trump rattles world leaders as Cabinet tries to soften tone

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump’s spats with U.S. allies as close as Mexico and as unlikely as Australia are leaving his new secretary of state and others i ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 11:36 pm
  • Congress scraps Obama rules on coal mining, guns

    WASHINGTON – The Republican-controlled Congress on Thursday scrapped Obama-era rules on the environment and guns, counting on a new ally in the White ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 4:05 pm
  • President Trump vows to repeal political limits on churches

    WASHINGTON – Warning that religious freedom is "under threat," President Donald Trump vowed Thursday to repeal the Johnson Amendment, an IRS rule barr ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • U.S. unemployment claims slide by 14,000 to 246,000

    WASHINGTON – Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, another sign that U.S. workers are enjoying job security.
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 8:20 am
  • Israel evacuates West Bank outpost amid new settlement binge

    AMONA, West Bank – Israeli forces uprooted this West Bank outpost on Wednesday, removing residents and hundreds of their supporters in sometimes viole ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 11:14 pm
  • Hillary Clinton will reflect on 2016 race in new book

    NEW YORK – Hillary Clinton has a lot of plans for 2017, including some reflections on her stunning loss last fall to Donald Trump.
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 11:13 pm
  • U.S. puts Iran 'on notice' after missile test, won't elaborate

    WASHINGTON – The White House issued a cryptic warning Wednesday that the U.S. will act against Iran unless it stops testing ballistic missiles and sup ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 11:11 pm
  • Review of Dakota Access pipeline could be beginning of end for opponents

    BISMARCK, N.D. – The Army’s review of a proposal to finish the Dakota Access pipeline could be the beginning of the end for opponents who have been fi ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 11:08 pm
  • How Trump's immigration order could hurt the U.S. economy

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump's executive order suspending immigration from seven majority-Muslim countries could slow the U.S. economy by hampe ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 12:30 pm
  • President Trump urges Senate to use 'nuclear option' and push through court pick

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump urged Majority leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday to change the rules of the Senate if necessary to swiftly push ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 12:05 pm
  • GOP suspends Senate rule, rams Trump cabinet picks through panel

    WASHINGTON – In the latest intensification of partisan hostilities, Republicans rammed President Donald Trump's picks to be Treasury and health secret ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 10:23 am
  • German church OKs case-by-case Communion for remarried Catholics

    VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis' outreach to divorced and civilly remarried Catholics opens the door to letting them receive Communion, Germany's bishops ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 10:21 am
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