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  • Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site

    PARIS – French soldiers recovered a black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali on Friday, officials sa ...
    NEW: July 25, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • Obama aide says impeachment threat taken seriously

    WASHINGTON – One of President Barack Obama's top advisers says the White House takes seriously the possibility that House Republicans could pursue imp ...
    July 25, 2014 - 9:12 am
  • UN school in Gaza caught in cross-fire; 15 killed

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – A U.N. school in Gaza crowded with hundreds of Palestinians seeking refuge from fierce fighting came under fire Thursday, kill ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Iraq elects new president as attacks kill dozens

    BAGHDAD – Iraqi lawmakers elected a veteran Kurdish politician Thursday to replace long-serving Jalal Talabani as the country’s new president in the l ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster

    WASHINGTON – Nearly 300 passengers perish when their plane is shot out of the sky. Airlines suspend flights to Israel’s largest airport after rocket a ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Varying health premium subsidies worry consumers

    MIAMI – Linda Close was grateful to learn she qualified for a sizable subsidy to help pay for her health insurance under the new federal law. But in t ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Obama wants limits on US company mergers abroad

    LOS ANGELES – Staking out a populist stand ahead of the midterm elections, President Barack Obama on Thursday demanded “economic patriotism” from U.S. ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Pope meets Sudanese woman sentenced to death

    ROME – Pope Francis met privately Thursday with a Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence, blessing t ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Execution offers evidence against lethal injection

    ST. LOUIS – The nation’s third botched execution in six months offers more evidence for the courts that lethal injection carries too many risks and am ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Skydiver dies during WWII-style jump in Oklahoma

    FREDERICK, Oklahoma – A skydiver from central Illinois was killed earlier this week while taking part in a demonstration jump in Oklahoma to honor Wor ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Planes with Ukraine bodies arrive in Netherlands

    KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Two more military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster arrived in the Netherlands on Thursda ...
    July 24, 2014 - 3:13 pm
  • US: Russia firing artillery at Ukraine military

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is accusing Russia of firing artillery to hit Ukrainian military sites and planning to send pro-Russian separati ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:47 pm
  • Israel swears in new president amid Gaza war

    JERUSALEM — Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shimon Peres ended his term as president of Israel on Thursday — a man who symbolizes hopes for peace capping a ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:11 pm
  • 2 dead, dozens hurt after storm at Va. campground

    CAPE CHARLES, Va. — A fierce storm packing powerful winds, softball-sized hail and rain toppled dozens of trees and flipped recreational vehicles at a ...
    July 24, 2014 - 12:57 pm
  • Official: Air Algerie flight 'probably crashed'

    ALGIERS, Algeria — An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over norther ...
    July 24, 2014 - 12:02 pm
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