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  • Government confirms first Ebola case in U.S.

    DALLAS (AP) – Federal health officials on Tuesday confirmed the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the United States, a patient who recently traveled fr ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • School spending by affluent is widening U.S. wealth gap

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Education is supposed to help bridge the gap between the wealthiest people and eve ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • No images of Hong Kong protests in China's media

    BEIJING (AP) – China’s government has cut off news about Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests to the r ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Secret Service director on hot seat

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Under withering criticism from Congress, the director of the Secret Service on Tue ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • Police defend handling of protests in Hong Kong

    HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's police on Monday defended their use of tear gas and other tactics to control protests that have paralyzed the city's fina ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 8:23 am
  • U.S. consumer spending up 0.5 percent in August

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans boosted spending by a healthy amount in August, offering welcome evidence that the economy is on solid footing heading int ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 8:12 am
  • U.S.-led airstrikes hit 4 Syrian provinces

    BEIRUT (AP) — U.S.-led coalition strikes targeted Islamic State group positions overnight across in northern and eastern Syria, including one that hit ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 7:14 am
  • Survey: ATM, checking account overdraft fees surge

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Banks are reaping bigger fees whenever customers overdraw their checking accounts or use ATMs that are not affiliated with their le ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 7:11 am
  • Emotional toll taxes military drone operators, too

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — President Barack Obama has assured Americans he opposes sending U.S. ground troops to crush Islamic extremists in Iraq and Syria — we ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 7:14 am
  • Jane Fonda gets personal at Rape Foundation brunch

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Jane Fonda told an audience of activists and philanthropists that her mother had been sexually abused as a child before e ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 7:11 am
  • At least 31 believed dead at Japanese volcano

    TOKYO (AP) – Finally reaching the ash-covered summit of a still-erupting volcano in central Japan, r ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 9:36 pm
  • Hong Kong police use tear gas on pro-democracy protesters

    HONG KONG (AP) – Hong Kong police blasted pro-democracy protesters with tear gas and used vans with ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 9:36 pm
  • Holder: Mixed record on national security issues

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Attorney General Eric Holder was just months into the job when he announced plans ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 8:29 pm
  • For some gays abroad, social networking poses risk

    For gay men in the dozens of countries that criminalize their sex lives, social networking can be a ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 8:45 pm
  • GOP: Senate control would have limits

    WASHINGTON (AP) – How much difference will it make if Republicans win the Senate majority on Nov. 4, ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 8:39 pm

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