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  • Authorities: Gunman had long record

    NEW YORK (AP) – The gunman who fatally ambushed two police officers in their squad car had a long cr ...
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 10:55 pm
  • Republicans fighting to hang onto Senate – in 2016

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Senate majority in hand, ascendant Republicans are set to challenge President Bara ...
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Doctors urge safe burials

    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) – The radio announcement is chilling and blunt: “If I die, I want the deaths to ...
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Pope's role in Cuba deal fractures Cuban-American flock

    MIAMI (AP) – The key role Pope Francis played encouraging talks between Presidents Barack Obama and ...
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • China pledges to speed entry of U.S. pharmaceuticals

    CHICAGO (AP) – China is promising to streamline a regulatory process that has held up imports of pharmaceuticals and medical devices from the United S ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 8:46 pm
  • Shopping on the wild, wild Web

    NEW YORK (AP) – Online shopping has become as volatile as stock market trading. Wild, minute-by-minute price swings on everything from clothes to TVs ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 8:42 pm
  • Digital dilemma: How will U.S. respond to Sony hack?

    WASHINGTON (AP) – The detective work blaming North Korea for the Sony hacker break-in appears so far to be largely circumstantial, The Associated Pres ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 8:24 pm
  • Next steps: Normalizing could take awhile

    WASHINGTON – How does one end almost 54 years of hostility toward a next-door neighbor?That’s about ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 10:02 pm
  • 2 defendants in meningitis outbreak case seek bail

    BOSTON (AP) — Two men at the center of a 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people asked to be freed from prison until their criminal tria ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 3:25 pm
  • Putin: West wants to defang, declaw Russian bear

    MOSCOW (AP) — Sternly warning the West it cannot defang the metaphorical Russian bear, a confident-looking President Vladimir Putin promised Thursday ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 3:08 pm
  • U.S., Cuba patch torn relations in historic accord

    WASHINGTON (AP) – After a half-century of Cold War acrimony, the United States and Cuba moved on Wed ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 10:02 pm
  • Sony cancels 'The Interview' Dec. 25 release

    NEW YORK (AP) – Under the threat of terrorist attacks from hackers and with the nation’s largest mul ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 9:59 pm
  • Sony hackers reference 9/11 in new threats against theaters

    NEW YORK (AP) — Hackers calling themselves Guardians of Peace made ominous threats Tuesday against movie theaters showing Sony Pictures' film "The Int ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 3:31 pm
  • IRS’ ‘safe harbor’ loophole frustrates those fighting labor tax cheats

    WASHINGTON — IRS revenue officer Dean Prodromos was rarely a welcome guest when he arrived in the lobby of a company asking about its books.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:48 am
  • Congress OKs electronic duck stamp to fund conservation

    WASHINGTON — Amid a raucous, divisive windup to the 113th Congress, members found agreement on bringing duck stamps into the electronic age.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:48 am

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