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  • US airman who thwarted French train attack stabbed

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, celebrated as a hero for helping to stop a ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • VW says he's sorry, but not responsible

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Volkswagen’s top U.S. executive offered deep apologies yet sought to distance hims ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • Israeli leader calls for calm amid spiraling attacks

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sought to calm Israelis on Thursday as a wave of ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • Author earns first Nobel for journalistic work

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — With a reporter's eye and an artist's heart, Svetlana Alexievich writes of the ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • McCarthy won't speak for a House divided

    WASHINGTON – House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, dogged by persistent skepticism from hard-core co ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Friday, Oct. 9, 2015 - Joe Heller

    Oct. 8, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Mother-son bond over guns links Oregon, Connecticut slayings

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The deadly shooting last week at an Oregon community college has an eerie parallel with the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary Sc ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • Government health insurance site gets customer-friendly upgrades

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The government's health insurance website is getting long-awaited upgrades that should help consumers find out whether their doctors ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 12:07 pm
  • FanDuel bans employees from all daily fantasy play for money

    NEW YORK (AP) — Daily fantasy sports operator FanDuel said Wednesday it will permanently ban all employees from playing any daily fantasy sports for m ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • South Carolina still on edge from flooding; 2 people missing

    GEORGETOWN, S.C. (AP) — Rivers rose and dams bulged Wednesday as South Carolina faced another anxious day of waiting for the floodwaters to recede, an ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • Disaster plan set in case smoldering fire reaches nuclear waste

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – Beneath the surface of a St. Louis-area landfill lurk two things that should never meet: a slow-burning fire and a cache of Cold War- ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • US government deports fewest immigrants in nearly a decade

    WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration deported fewer immigrants over the past 12 months than at any time since 2006, according to internal figure ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • Reddit launches Upvoted, a stand-alone site for original content

    Online community Reddit on Tuesday launched Upvoted, a stand-alone website to house original content ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 9:02 pm
  • Researchers claim e-cigs draw teens to actual cigarettes

    For years, electronic cigarettes have ridden the vapor of respectability as a technology cigarette smokers can use to get nicotine while avoiding toba ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • Competition for Microsoft lineup, which targets high end

    NEW YORK (AP) – The success of Microsoft’s fall lineup of devices will ride on the company’s ability to convince people who got free Windows 10 softwa ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 9:12 pm
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