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  • Are more police getting killed? A look at officer deaths

    CHICAGO (AP) — The killing of a veteran police officer north of Chicago is the latest in a string of recent law enforcement deaths. Lt. Charles Joseph ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 4:55 pm
  • Police in Illinois hunt for 3 suspects after officer killed

    FOX LAKE (AP) – Police in helicopters, with dogs and armed with rifles, were conducting a massive m ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Comcast teeing up new services targeted at millennials

    NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast, which became a TV powerhouse by signing up Generation Xers, baby boomers and their parents, now is fighting for millennial ey ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 4:06 pm
  • Amazon to let Prime members download videos

    NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is upping the ante in the streaming-video competition with downloadable videos.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 3:43 pm
  • Federal judge orders Kentucky clerk and her staff to court

    MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — A county clerk who invoked "God's authority" as she defied the U.S. Supreme Court yet again on gay marriage Tuesday refused to re ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 3:40 pm
  • CDC: Americans ditching cigarettes as smoking rate hits new low

    Congratulations, America — you’re kicking the habit.Cigarette smoking hit a record low in the first ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 3:37 pm
  • Obama heading up melting glacier in dramatic push on climate

    SEWARD, Alaska (AP) — President Barack Obama turned Tuesday to a dramatic symptom of climate change — a melting Alaska glacier — to highlight the dang ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 3:26 pm
  • Legal experts see no criminal trouble for Clinton thus far

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Experts in government secrecy law see almost no possibility of criminal action aga ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Obama offended by attacks on Jews who back Iran deal

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said people who attack Jews who support the Iran nuclear deal are like African-Americans who differ with him ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 2:10 pm
  • Alaska-bound, Obama renames America's tallest peak

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Ahead of a historic trip to the Arctic, President Barack Obama erased a former Republican president's name from North America's tall ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 2:10 pm
  • Community gathering to remember slain television cameraman

    ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Salem High School will open its doors to the community Monday to commemorate the life of an alumnus — Adam Ward, the 27-year-old c ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 2:07 pm
  • Fan's death at Braves game raises stadium safety questions

    ATLANTA (AP) — The death of a longtime Braves season-ticket holder raises questions about the planned height of guard rails at their new stadium sched ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 2:05 pm
  • Suspect in ambush of Houston-area deputy held without bond

    HOUSTON (AP) — A man charged with killing a suburban Houston officer first shot the 10-year veteran in the back of the head and fired a total of 15 ti ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 2:03 pm
  • Survey: Generation LOL most irked by grammar, spelling slips

    NEW YORK (AP) – It’s the LOL generation that appears most annoyed by bad grammar and spelling slips, ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • Gov. Marvin Mandel, who fell from political grace, has died

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Marvin Mandel, a former Maryland governor whose 26-year career in state govern ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 10:07 pm
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