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  • No date for IS war vote as Congress waits on Obama

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional authorization of the U.S. war against Islamic State extremists has gone nowhere in two weeks since President Barack Ob ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Health system reveals hospital gown to cover rears

    DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-based health system is rolling out a new patient gown that aims to offer a little more style, comfort and rear coverage.
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • 'This is my jail': Baltimore corruption case goes to trial

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Inside the Baltimore City Detention Center, gang members used smuggled cellphones, dealt drugs and had sex with corrupt guards — seve ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • Gun sales surge ahead of jury's Ferguson decision

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Some suburban St. Louis gun dealers have been doing brisk business, particularly among first-time buyers, as fearful residents aw ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • New York dealing with massive snow; storm looming

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Lake-effect snow pummeled areas around Buffalo for a second straight day, leaving residents stuck in their homes as officials tri ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • Give your pet something unexpected over holidays

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pet owners looking to launch the next Internet sensation or just longing for a new view of their dog's dashing and digging won't ha ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:54 am
  • Toyota to start sales of fuel cell car next month

    TOKYO (AP) – There will only be a few hundred, and they won’t be cheap, but Toyota is about to take ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • CBS warns of Dish Network blackout

    LOS ANGELES – With negotiations going down to the wire, CBS is warning of a potential blackout of it ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Israel vows harsh response to synagogue strike

    JERUSALEM (AP) – Israel vowed harsh retaliation Tuesday for a Palestinian attack that killed five pe ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • Probe of Ferguson police could spur broad change

    WASHINGTON (AP) – As local authorities in Missouri near the end of their investigation in the Fergus ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • Reid urges Obama to act quickly on immigration

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Tuesday that President Barack Obama should ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 10:51 pm
  • Keystone pipeline bill falls short in Senate

    WASHINGTON (AP) – In a combustible blend of oil and politics, the Democratic-controlled Senate rejec ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • U.S. producer prices rise 0.2 percent in October

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Inflation picked up in October due to higher prices that U.S. companies received for new model cars, beef, pork, pharmaceuticals and ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 4:10 pm
  • Poll: Hispanics more positive on long-term care

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hispanics are more likely to consider caring for an elderly relative or friend to be a positive experience, and less likely to say i ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 4:08 pm
  • Navy secretary racks up 930K miles in world travel

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Navy secretary has spent more than a full year of his five-year tenure on overseas travel, racking up more than 930,000 miles on ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 4:10 pm

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