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  • Defying GOP, Obama vetoes Keystone XL oil pipeline bill

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesda ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Dozens of Christians abducted by Islamic militants in Syria

    BEIRUT (AP) – The Islamic State militants struck before dawn, staging house-to-house raids in a clus ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • IUDs, hormone implants growing more popular among U.S. women

    CHICAGO (AP) – Long-acting but reversible methods of birth control are becoming increasingly popular ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Lawmaker with lavish decor billed private planes, concerts

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock, a rising Republican star already facing an ethics inqu ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 7:47 pm
  • Early exposure to peanuts helps prevent allergies in kids

    For years, parents of babies who seem likely to develop a peanut allergy have gone to extremes to ke ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 7:46 pm
  • Meaning of 4 words at center of high court health law fight

    WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court next week will hear a challenge to President Barack Obama’s heal ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 7:45 pm
  • Historic U.S.-Iran nuclear deal could be taking shape

    GENEVA (AP) – Edging toward a historic compromise, the United States and Iran reported progress Mond ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 7:45 pm
  • 'Birdman' takes flight at an Oscars punctuated by politics

    LOS ANGELES — The long take of “Birdman” has stretched all the way to the Academy Awards, where the ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 9:41 am
  • Anti-vaccine mothers discuss their thinking amid backlash

    LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. (AP) – One is a businesswoman and an MBA graduate. Another is a corporate vice pre ...
    Feb. 22, 2015 - 8:48 pm
  • Iowa Gov. Branstad's cannabis oil idea faces roadblocks

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Gov. Terry Branstad’s suggestion that Iowa residents could one day head to n ...
    Feb. 22, 2015 - 8:45 pm
  • AP-GfK Poll: Most back Obama plan to raise investment taxes

    WASHINGTON (AP) – The rich aren't taxed enough and the middle class is taxed too much. As for your t ...
    Feb. 22, 2015 - 9:58 pm
  • Legendary jazz musician Clark Terry dead at 94

    NEW YORK (AP) – Clark Terry, a Grammy Award-winning jazz trumpeter who played in the orchestras of b ...
    Feb. 22, 2015 - 8:32 pm
  • Records fall, ferries freeze as eastern U.S. faces arctic cold

    Arctic air plunged parts of the Southeast and mid-Atlantic into deep freezes and broke records Friday.
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 11:13 am
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