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  • Kerry: U.S. open to talks with Iran on Islamic State

    PARIS (AP) – As more than two dozen nations pledged Monday to help Iraq fight the Islamic State mili ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Hurricane Odile destroys homes, luxury hotels in Baja California

    CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) – Hurricane Odile blazed a trail of destruction through Mexico’s Baja Ca ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • No DC gridlock for gay marriage, legal marijuana

    NEW YORK (AP) – While many liberal policy goals have proved elusive during Barack Obama’s presidency ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Durbin denies ‘bullying’ businesses to stay in state

    CHICAGO (AP) – U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin is unabashedly defending his name-calling and other attacks on ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Generation gap: Young Scots favor independence

    GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Across Scotland, dinner table talk is getting heated as families fight over how to vote in Scotland's independence referendum ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 4:00 pm
  • Decades later, Vietnam soldiers get Medal of Honor

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Vietnam War soldiers — one still living, one killed in action — received the Medal of Honor in a White House ceremony on Monday, ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 3:45 pm
  • Atlanta rapper Gucci Mane sentenced in assault

    ATLANTA (AP) — Prosecutors say rapper Gucci Mane has pleaded guilty to aggravated assault for attacking a fan at an Atlanta nightclub.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 3:28 pm
  • Police: 16-year-old girl, with baby nearby, killed man over PS4

    ATLANTA — Two people are in custody for the fatal shooting of a man during what Sandy Springs, Ga., police said was the attempted theft of a video gam ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 3:29 pm
  • Domestic violence experts added as NFL advisers

    NEW YORK (AP) — Three experts in domestic violence will serve as consultants to the NFL.Commissioner ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 3:30 pm
  • Wisconsin election officials scramble on voter ID

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin election officials were scrambling Monday to deal with a federal appeals court's ruling reinstating the requirement tha ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 3:31 pm
  • 700 feared dead in 2 Mediterranean boat wrecks

    GENEVA (AP) — This year is on track to become the deadliest ever for migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea after two heavily loaded boats were wreck ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 3:51 pm
  • Miss America: More to worry about than red cup

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The new Miss America says there are more important things for people to worry about than her little red cup.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 2:09 pm
  • Vikings reinstate Peterson despite abuse charge

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Adrian Peterson is coming back to the Minnesota Vikings two days after he was charged with child abuse for using a wooden s ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 3:32 pm
  • RadioShack’s chief financial officer resigns

    RadioShack said Monday morning that its chief financial officer John Feray resigned on Friday, citing personal reasons.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 1:40 pm
  • Olive Garden defends breadstick policy

    NEW YORK (AP) — Olive Garden is defending its practice of giving customers as many breadsticks as they want, saying the policy conveys "Italian genero ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:08 am

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