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  • Russia moving closer to decriminalizing domestic violence

    MOSCOW (AP) — In Russia, giving one's spouse a slap is nothing extraordinary for many people. This w ...
    Jan. 22, 2017 - 11:34 pm
  • Trump, amid combative start, pledges to rise to moment

    WASHINGTON (AP) — After a combative start to his presidency, Donald Trump delivered a more unifying ...
    Jan. 22, 2017 - 11:32 pm
  • Trump takes charge, assertive but untested 45th US president

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Pledging emphatically to empower America's "forgotten men and women," Donald Trump ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 8:34 pm
  • Cabinet will have no Latinos for first time in nearly 3 decades

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – President-elect Donald Trump’s decision not to appoint any Latinos to his C ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 10:40 pm
  • Obama commutes 330 drug sentences on last day as president

    WASHINGTON (AP) – In a last major act as president, Barack Obama cut short the sentences of 330 fede ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 10:30 pm
  • Hip-hop didn't get a bad rap from Obama

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    Jan. 19, 2017 - 10:48 pm
  • Earth had hottest year on record in 2016

    It’s official: 2016 was the hottest year on record since scientists began tracking Earth’s temperatu ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:50 pm
  • Nation’s largest student-loan servicer sued, accused it of cheating borrowers

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sued the nation’s largest servicer of student loans Wednesd ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 11:14 pm
  • Robot lawyer fights parking tickets

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Nothing sours a good mood faster than returning to your car only to see a pa ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 11:14 pm
  • Man lands in jail for pointing laser at police copter

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A Kansas City man who said he thought it would be “fun” to point a laser at a pol ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:45 pm
  • No 'likes' for fake news from Merkel

    BERLIN – While celebrating the 2013 election victory that gave her a third term as German chancellor ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 10:10 pm
  • Last astronaut to walk on the moon, Gene Cernan, dies at 82

    HOUSTON (AP) – Former astronaut Gene Cernan, who as the last person to walk on the moon returned to ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 10:13 pm
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