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  • Hong Kong police arrest protesters

    HONG KONG – Police arrested key student leaders as they cleared the most volatile of Hong Kong’s three pro-democracy protest camps on Wednesday, deali ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 12:32 am
  • Insurance sign-ups coming to shopping malls

    CHICAGO – The Obama administration will promote health insurance coverage at shopping malls starting on Black Friday and continuing through the busies ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • FBI data show thousands of gun sales beat checks

    BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – More gun sales than ever are slipping through the federal background check system – 186,000 last year, a rate of 512 gun sales a d ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Colorado mastodon bones show ancient, warmer Earth

    DENVER – A trove of ancient bones from gigantic animals discovered in the Colorado mountains is providing scientists with a fascinating look at what h ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Mo. grand jury papers full of contrary details

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Some witnesses said Michael Brown had been shot in the back. Another said he was lying face-down when Officer Darren Wilson finished h ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • After 1 month, U.S. Ebola monitors are finding no cases

    NEW YORK – For three weeks, Dr. John Fankhauser and his family lived in two RVs in a meadow in North Carolina. Their isolation was interrupted each mo ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Some immigrants get Social Security, Medicare benefits under Obama's actions

    WASHINGTON – Many immigrants in the United States illegally who apply for work permits Under President Obama's new executive actions would be eligible ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Thanksgiving travelers greeted by cheap gas, storms

    Some holiday travelers are giving thanks for the cheapest gas prices in years. But that's cold comfort to those beating a path through stormy weather, ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • White House veto threat shelves possible tax plan

    WASHINGTON – A White House veto threat appears to have put on ice a congressional effort to permanently renew a handful of tax breaks for businesses a ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 9:42 am
  • Protests against Ferguson decision grow across U.S.

    People protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U.S. for a second day Tuesday, showing that the ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 8:29 am
  • Anger at Ferguson case based on emotion, evidence

    Anger and despair swept through many parts of America after a Missouri grand jury decided not to indict Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • Ferguson grand jury: Officer fired after 'tussle'

    FERGUSON, Missouri – Some witnesses called it a tussle. Others described it as a tug-of-war. Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson testified that they were f ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:56 pm
  • Rain, snow could mess up Thanksgiving travel

    MINEOLA, N.Y. – Thanksgiving travelers scrambled to change their plans and beat a storm expected to bring snow, slush and rain to the crowded Washingt ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Schumer to Dems: Make government help workers

    WASHINGTON – The Senate Democrats' top message man is urging the party leftward in the wake of crushing midterm election losses, saying working Americ ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:24 pm
  • Obama pitches immigration steps in his hometown

    CHICAGO – Selling his executive action on immigration, President Barack Obama said Tuesday that contributions to the U.S. by a broad patchwork of immi ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:24 pm
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