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  • ACLU: Missouri needs to protect students' free speech rights

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Free speech advocates are expressing concern that instructions from University of Missouri police on how students should report “hatef ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 1:10 am
  • Suspect arrested for making online threats against black Mizzou students

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri police said Wednesday they have arrested a suspect accused of making online threats against black students and ...
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 8:59 am
  • Jeb Bush, Ben Carson seek to steady campaigns in GOP debate

    MILWAUKEE – Republicans Jeb Bush and Ben Carson sought to steady their presidential campaigns in Tuesday night's GOP debate, with Bush taking advantag ...
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Terminally ill Texas man who saw new ‘Star Wars’ film dies

    SPRING, Texas – A terminally ill “Star Wars” fan who requested an advance screening of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” has died less than a week after ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • 3 are charged in cyberattacks against U.S. finance companies

    NEW YORK – Two men held in Israel and one U.S. citizen believed to be living in Moscow have been charged with stealing the contact information of more ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Toys have best year in a decade

    NEW YORK – Toys are staging a comeback.The U.S. toy industry is expected to have its strongest year ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Bipedal bear flits through the woods, and activists fight state

    TRENTON, N.J. – Pedals the bipedal bear can clearly stand on its own two feet – but activists in his northern New Jersey terrain wonder for how long.
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Ferguson protests influence actions at U. of Missouri

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – When cotton balls were found scattered outside the black culture center at the University of Missouri’s flagship campus in 2010 in a c ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • Crews unstick old gum from famed Seattle wall

    SEATTLE – A piece of Seattle history is coming down – or rather, 1 million little pieces.Crews are c ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • Russia fights back after being slammed over doping scandal

    MOSCOW – The Russian government has begun fighting accusations that the country operated a vast state-sponsored doping program, even as the first puni ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • Syria’s swimmers find new home in German waters

    BERLIN – Sarah and Ysra Mardini pull bathing caps over their long, black hair and slide into the water, disappearing among the throng of swimmers with ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • Myanmar in post-election limbo with official results trickling in

    YANGON, Myanmar – Myanmar was trapped in a post-election limbo Tuesday with official results barely trickling in, although opposition leader Aung San ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • Trump suggests Starbucks boycott

    SPRINGFIELD – Republican presidential contender Donald Trump is suggesting boycotting Starbucks over the minimalist design of its annual holiday cups.
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • U.S. sues over proposed deal between United and Delta at Newark airport

    WASHINGTON – The federal government wants to block a deal that would increase United Airlines’ grip over Newark Liberty International Airport, saying ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • Jimmy Carter says doctors find no new cancer growth

    ATLANTA – Doctors have found Jimmy Carter is responding well to treatment for cancer and report no evidence of new tumors, according to a statement re ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 10:40 pm
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