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  • Iran executes nuclear scientist who was convicted of spying

    TEHRAN, Iran – Iran executed a nuclear scientist convicted of spying for the United States, an official said Sunday, acknowledging for the first time ...
    Aug. 7, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • Trump hoping his speech on economy steadies campaign

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump is trying to shift from a disastrous stretch of his presidential campaign to one focused on policy and party unity. But even ...
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Adam Peaty's grandmother swimming at fast pace on Twitter

    LONDON – Every athlete should have a fan as devoted as #OlympicNan.The grandmother of British swimme ...
    Aug. 7, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • AP FACT CHECK: Hillary Clinton's new email clarifications

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton asserted Friday that FBI Director James Comey said she was truthful in her statements to investigators about her private ...
    Aug. 6, 2016 - 8:44 am
  • Jenkins: Rio has given all it can; IOC owes something back

    RIO DE JANEIRO – You can see what a triumph the Rio Olympics might be, as you laze beneath a jucara palm and stare sleepified across the city’s opal-t ...
    Aug. 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Drinking dad charged in hot-car deaths of his twin toddlers

    CARROLLTON, Ga. – Police charged a father with manslaughter Friday in the deaths of his 15-month-old twin girls, alleging that he had been drinking be ...
    Aug. 6, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • DC-area mayor faces drug charges after meth-for-sex sting

    FAIRFAX, Va. – A three-term northern Virginia mayor was arrested on drug charges after he tried to trade two grams of methamphetamine for sex acts in ...
    Aug. 6, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Poll: Most young whites think Hillary Clinton knowingly broke the law with her emails

    WASHINGTON – Young Americans are divided over Hillary Clinton's handling of her email account while she was secretary of state, with most young whites ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 10:34 am
  • U.S. adds a robust 255K jobs; unemployment stays at 4.9 percent as more people participate in job seeking

    WASHINGTON – U.S. employers added a healthy 255,000 jobs in July, a sign of confidence amid sluggish economic growth that points to a resilient econom ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 8:30 am
  • U.S. trade deficit hits $44.5 billion, biggest in 10 months

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. trade deficit increased to the highest point in 10 months, driven up by a big rise in imports of oil and Chinese-made computers, ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 8:28 am
  • China's crackdown raises familiar specter of foreign forces

    BEIJING (AP) — In halting televised confessions and emotional courtroom testimony, Chinese lawyers and activists held in a government crackdown have v ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Connecticut house explosion injures 7, sends debris flying

    VERNON, Conn. – Investigators are trying to determine what caused a house to explode in Connecticut, injuring seven people, including four children, a ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Amazon unveils cargo plane as it expands delivery network

    SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle-based Amazon is unveiling its first branded cargo plane, one of 40 jetliners that will make up the e-commerce giant's own air t ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Trump conflict overshadows attacks on Clinton foreign policy

    PORTLAND, Maine – Donald Trump’s warning that the November election might be rigged is “ridiculous,” President Barack Obama declared on Thursday, wadi ...
    Aug. 4, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • Rio 2016: What you need to know

    Opening ceremonies for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games are tonight. Here’s our primer:EVERYTHING GOING ...
    Aug. 4, 2016 - 11:20 pm
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