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  • 2016 may loom, but Jeb Bush is focused on business

    CORAL GABLES, Fla. – While other Republicans considering the 2016 presidential race are openly laying the foundations of potential campaigns, former F ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Examining American jihadis: Why do they fight?

    WASHINGTON – A look at Americans who became jihadis, and what motivated them to fight:Moner Mohammad ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • El-Sissi pushes for action against militant groups

    CAIRO – Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is feeling vindicated by the world’s alarm over Islamic extremism that is fueling wars and bloodshed ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Secret Service boosts security outside White House

    WASHINGTON – The Secret Service chief has stepped-up security outside the White House after a man with a knife who jumped the fence made it into the p ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Tense hunt in trooper ambush case hits 8 days

    CANADENSIS, Pa. – The suspect in the deadly ambush at a state police barracks in a remote part of northeastern Pennsylvania remained at large for an e ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Afghan presidential vote result to come Sunday

    KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghanistan's drawn-out presidential election may finally be coming to an end.N ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Turkish hostages freed, but questions linger

    ANKARA, Turkey – Turkish authorities say they have freed 49 hostages from one of the world’s most ruthless militant groups without firing a shot, payi ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Sierra Leone staggers in Ebola isolation effort

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone – Some in Sierra Leone ran away from their homes Saturday and others clashed with health workers trying to bury dead Ebola vict ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Twitter parody raises questions about free speech, online satire

    CHICAGO – Jon Daniel was watching cartoons with one of his sons when he created a spoof Twitter account in the name of the Peoria mayor. Out of boredo ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Astronauts get 3-D printer at space station

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The 3-D printing boom is about to invade space.NASA is sending a 3-D printer ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Islamic State plot in Australia raises questions

    CANBERRA, Australia – The Islamic State plot to carry out random beheadings in Sydney alleged by police is a simple and barbaric scheme that has shake ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Ambush suspect could be aided by dense woods

    BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. – He could be anywhere. Crouching behind boulders the size of tractor trailers, as one outdoorsman put it. Concealing himself in a ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • France joins U.S. airstrikes targeting Islamic State

    PARIS – France is back at America’s side in conducting military strikes in Iraq.More than a decade a ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Sierra Leone begins 3-day lockdown

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone – Sierra Leone confined its 6 million people to their homes Friday for the next three days as the Ebola-ravaged West African co ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Unemployment rates rise in 24 U.S. states in August

    WASHINGTON – Unemployment rates rose in nearly half of U.S. states in August, even as employers in two-thirds of the states added jobs.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 9:48 am
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