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  • Obama says climate change is harming Americans' health

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama says climate change isn't just affecting the nation's weather, it's harming Americans' health.
    April 7, 2015 - 3:23 pm
  • Rand Paul begins 2016 presidential run with litany of woes to fix

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Sen. Rand Paul launched his 2016 presidential campaign Tuesday with a combative challenge both to Washington and his fellow Republic ...
    April 7, 2015 - 3:19 pm
  • Ferguson election could reshape City Council

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Voters braved heavy rain and lightning to get to the polls Tuesday for municipal elections in Ferguson that could substantially boost ...
    April 7, 2015 - 3:17 pm
  • UA exhibit features models burned in Civil War

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – In the Amelia Gayle Gorgas Library on Friday, a professor of architecture and historian discussed the building’s antebellum predece ...
    April 6, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Clinton to focus on contact with voters

    WASHINGTON – After months of anticipation, Hillary Rodham Clinton is expected to launch her presidential campaign sometime in the next two weeks with ...
    April 6, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • N.Y. village wants to give ‘Lucy’ statue makeover

    CELORON, N.Y. – They may have loved “I Love Lucy” but many in Lucille Ball’s western New York hometown have no affection for her life-size statue in a ...
    April 6, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Fraternity announces ‘legal action’ against Rolling Stone

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – A fraternity at the University of Virginia announced Monday that it will “pursue all available legal action” against Rolling St ...
    April 6, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Prosecutor: Boston Marathon bomber wanted to terrorize US

    BOSTON – Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev targeted men, women and children at the marathon because he wanted to terrorize the United States on ...
    April 6, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • Crowds gather for annual White House Easter egg roll

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama kicked off the annual White House Easter egg roll Monday and used the occasion to tout the fifth anniversary of fi ...
    April 6, 2015 - 10:29 am
  • Pope Francis to world: don't ignore killing of Christians

    VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis on Monday again pressed the international community to do something about the killing of Christians in several parts of th ...
    April 6, 2015 - 8:07 am
  • Tax refunds for many take hit or get bump from health law

    WASHINGTON – As the April 15 tax deadline nears, people who got help paying for health insurance under President Barack Obama’s law are seeing the dir ...
    April 5, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • Mental illness stalls bomb case

    DETROIT – A man accused of planting a bomb outside of a Detroit federal building four years ago may never stand trial despite extraordinary efforts to ...
    April 5, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • Residents flee clashes in camp in Syrian capital

    BEIRUT – Hundreds of residents of a Palestinian refugee camp in the Syrian capital Damascus fled Sunday amid shelling by government forces and clashes ...
    April 5, 2015 - 10:33 pm
  • Gunman in Kenyan massacre was government official’s son

    GARISSA, Kenya – One of the gunmen who slaughtered 148 people at a college in Kenya was identified Sunday as the law-school-educated son of a Kenyan g ...
    April 5, 2015 - 10:33 pm
  • Agreement risks projecting U.S. weakness

    CAIRO – On a basic level, the framework deal between world powers and Tehran will be judged by whether it prevents an Iranian bomb, but that will take ...
    April 5, 2015 - 10:32 pm
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