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  • Liberia: Ebola fears rise as clinic is looted

    MONROVIA, Liberia – Liberian officials fear Ebola could soon spread through the capital's largest slum after residents raided a quarantine center for ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Federal autopsy ordered in Missouri teen’s death

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Attorney General Eric Holder on Sunday ordered a federal medical examiner to perform another autopsy on a black Missouri teenager whos ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Teen gunman deemed not a high threat

    LITTLETON, Colo. – A teen who fatally shot another student at his suburban Denver high school last year was deemed “not a high-level of threat” after ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Governor declares emergency, sets Ferguson curfew

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency and imposed a curfew Saturday in a St. Louis suburb where police and protesters ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Delays for S.C. nuclear plant pressure industry

    ATLANTA – Expensive delays are piling up for the companies building new nuclear power plants, raising fresh questions about whether they can control t ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Pope baptizes father of SKorea ferry victim

    SEOUL, South Korea – Pope Francis made another gesture Sunday toward families who lost loved ones in South Korea’s ferry disaster, baptizing the fathe ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Possible immigration rift for Obama with Democrats

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is facing potential rifts with members of his own party in tough re-election contests as he barrels toward a fall ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Lessons of stigmas, stereotypes in Robin Williams’ death

    NEW YORK – Jamie Masada, the owner of the fabled Los Angeles-based comedy club the Laugh Factory, vividly remembers a warm exchange with comic Richard ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Islamic fighters kill scores of Yazidi men in Iraq

    IRBIL, Iraq – Islamic extremists shot scores of Yazidi men to death in Iraq, lining them up in small groups and opening fire with assault rifles befor ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Ferguson-area native tasked with keeping peace

    FERGUSON, Mo. – In the days since Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson took charge of a volatile situation that threatened to turn ugly, tragic o ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Perry latest GOP hopeful facing legal trouble

    AUSTIN, Texas – As they form exploratory committees, consider the grueling prospect of a national campaign with their families and begin hiring staff ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Charges: Couple took, intended to hurt Amish girls

    ALBANY, N.Y. – A northern New York couple has been arraigned on charges they intended to physically harm or sexually abuse two Amish sisters after kid ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • Seeing Iraq horror, Europe pledges aid and arms

    BRUSSELS – The European Union on Friday forged a unified response to the rapid advance of Islamic militants in Iraq and the resulting refugee crisis, ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Missouri police identify officer; allege teen was robbery suspect

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Police on Friday identified the officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager and released documents alleging the young man had b ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Russia denies vehicles destroyed in Ukraine

    KAMENSK-SHAKHTINSKY, Russia – NATO on Friday said a Russian military column ventured overnight into Ukraine, and the Ukrainian president said his forc ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:43 pm
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