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  • McDonald’s confronts its junk food image

    NEW YORK (AP) – At a dinner McDonald’s hosted for reporters and bloggers, waiters served cuisine pre ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Less shake from artificial quakes, federal study says

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Man-made earthquakes, a side effect of some high-tech energy drilling, cause less ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Pathologist: Brown might have had hands raised

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) – An unarmed 18-year-old whose fatal shooting by police has sparked a week of pro ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Emotional wounds of multiple wars remain unhealed in Gaza

    BEIT LAHIYA, Gaza Strip (AP) – Shahed Quishta was curled up in an armchair one late afternoon during ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Credibility concerns arise in police shooting investigation

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) – The Missouri prosecutor overseeing an investigation into the fatal shooting of ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Threats of ‘Purge’-like violence spread on social media

    ORLANDO, Fla. — Authorities are on alert after images began circulating online last week claiming that several cities will experience a night of legal ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 3:00 pm
  • Stocks gain; Dollar General jumps after bid

    NEW YORK (AP) — Corporate deal news gave the US stock market a lift on Monday as a bidding battle erupted for a discount retailer. Dollar General jump ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 2:56 pm
  • Kurdish military says it controls Iraq's Mosul Dam

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Boosted by two days of U.S. airstrikes, Kurdish forces said Monday they had wrested back control of the country's largest dam from mili ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 3:41 pm
  • Missouri governor sends Guard, lifts curfew

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is lifting a curfew while ordering the National Guard to help restore order in a St. Louis suburb that ha ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 1:32 pm
  • Militias complicate situation on Texas border

    MISSION, Texas (AP) — On a recent moonlit night, Border Patrol agents began rounding up eight immigrants hiding in and around a canal near the Rio Gra ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 1:30 pm
  • Starbucks will test mobile stores on college campuses

    Starbucks is kicking the tires of the food truck business, with plans for mobile Starbucks stores to hit three college campuses this fall.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 3:53 pm
  • Hillary Clinton to attend fundraiser in Iowa

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton will headline the annual steak fry for retiring Sen. Tom Harkin of Iowa, making a big return t ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 1:30 pm
  • Navy conducts first series of drone and manned fighter jet operations

    The U.S. Navy said its jet-powered, bat-winged X-47B drone has conducted carrier deck operations and performed maneuvers alongside an F/A-18 fighter j ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 3:46 pm
  • Ebola health workers battle death, heat, rumors

    LONDON (AP) — Doctors and nurses fighting Ebola in West Africa are working 14-hour days, seven days a week, wearing head-to-toe gear in the heat of mu ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 3:44 pm
  • Food stamp use shows continued ‘underemployment’ pain

    WASHINGTON — Luxuries were affordable for Linda Fish before she lost her job in retail management in 2009.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 3:50 pm

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