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  • U.S. soldier killed in bomb blast in Iraq

    BARTELLA, Iraq (AP) – In a significant escalation of the battle for Mosul, elite Iraqi special force ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • 5,000 years ago, rodents were food in part of Europe

    The European palate may not always have been so sophisticated.This week, researchers report the firs ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • Smithsonian launches Kickstarter campaign to save ruby slippers

    WASHINGTON (AP) – It will take more than three clicks of the heels to preserve the ruby slippers tha ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • 'Price is Right' contestants make history with 3-way tie

    LOS ANGELES (AP) – “Price is Right” history was made on Monday’s episode when a trio of contestants ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Consumer prices rise at fastest pace in 5 months

    WASHINGTON – Consumer prices increased in September at the fastest pace since the spring as gasoline ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 10:31 am
  • A surprisingly high number of first-timers now buying homes

    WASHINGTON (AP) – For years, the U.S. housing market looked bleak for young couples hoping to buy th ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 10:29 am
  • Robot pilots being tested

    MANASSAS, Va. (AP) – Think of it as the airborne cousin to the self-driving car: a robot in the cock ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 10:19 am
  • $4 a month? Social Security recipients to get tiny increase

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Millions of Social Security recipients and federal retirees will get a 0.3 percent ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:27 am
  • Jim Beam bourbon will keep flowing despite distillery strike

    CHICAGO – A weekend strike at two Jim Beam distilleries in Kentucky will not leave bourbon lovers hi ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 10:43 am
  • Caterpillar CEO to retire next year

    NEW YORK (AP) – Caterpillar said Monday that CEO and Chairman Doug Oberhelman will retire from the c ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 10:26 am
  • High-tech hijackers hold computer data for ransom

    WASHINGTON – In Maine, cybercriminals took over the computer system shared by five police agencies f ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • Asking you to change passwords makes it easier to hack the system

    WASHINGTON –Reset your password. Update your anti-virus program. If such demands irritate you, you m ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:48 am
  • Ship takes a quantum leap for Navy

    BALTIMORE (AP) – If Batman had a warship, it would be the USS Zumwalt.That’s how Adm. Harry Harris, ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:46 am
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