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  • Obama to seek wilderness designation for Alaska refuge

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) –President Barack Obama is proposing to designate the vast majority of Alaska’s ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 8:50 pm
  • Greek radical left wins election, threatening market turmoil

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) – A radical left-wing party vowing to end Greece’s painful austerity program won ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 8:56 pm
  • 'Death-qualified' juror search slows marathon, theater cases

    BOSTON (AP) – One prospective juror was brutally frank when asked whether he could consider a senten ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 8:49 pm
  • Still an underdog, Santorum weighing another White House bid

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Rick Santorum admits that most people probably don't remember how he rallied to kick off the 2012 presidential election with a ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 1:56 pm
  • Garden gnome fans fret: SkyMall files for bankruptcy

    NEW YORK (AP) — Apparently, airline passengers aren't buying enough garden gnomes, superhero pajamas and heated cat shelters. SkyMall has filed for ba ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 1:55 pm
  • $2 gasoline: Good times keep rolling at the pump

    NEW YORK (AP) — At some point this will end, perhaps even soon. The price of gasoline will not fall to zero.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 1:54 pm
  • Top official: Russians will 'eat less' for Putin

    DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Russian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov, speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, on Friday warned the West agains ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 10:47 am
  • McDonald's earnings fall; changes afoot to woo customers

    NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's isn't lovin' it, and it's going to do something about it. The world's l ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 1:59 pm
  • Prayers offered for Japanese hostages held by Islamic militants

    TOKYO (AP) — Prayers were offered Friday at Tokyo's largest mosque for two Japanese hostages threatened with beheading by Islamic militants who had de ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 10:44 am
  • Northeast preps as first significant winter storm approaches

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A fast-moving coastal storm is forecast to blast several major cities in the Northeast with a mix of snow, sleet and rain on Sa ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 10:41 am
  • Deere to lay off more than 1,000 workers in Iowa, Illinois

    Deere will lay off about 910 workers indefinitely from factories mostly in Iowa and sideline another 500 employees in Illinois until late summer, as t ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 9:38 am
  • Obama to pass on meeting Netanyahu during Washington visit

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s planned trip to Washington in March is ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 8:57 pm
  • Under pressure to govern, divisions emerge among House GOP

    WASHINGTON (AP) – In a House Republican majority often driven by the most conservative lawmakers, th ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 8:57 pm
  • Yemen's U.S.-backed president quits; country could split apart

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) – Yemen’s U.S.-backed president quit Thursday under pressure from rebels holding h ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 8:57 pm
  • GOP pushes abortion bill through House on March for Life Day

    WASHINGTON (AP) – With thousands of abortion protesters swarming the city in their annual March for ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 8:57 pm

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