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  • School district police stock up free military gear

    LOS ANGELES – School police departments across the country have taken advantage of free military surplus gear, stocking up on mine resistant armored v ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Walker’s allies rush to aid Wisconsin GOP governor

    MADISON, Wis.– Gov. Scott Walker is in another tight political spot, and his allies are again rushing to the Republican’s rescue, powering his re-elec ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Obama reaffirms opposition to U.S. combat in Iraq

    TAMPA, Fla. – President Barack Obama reaffirmed Wednesday that he does not intend to send U.S. troops into combat against the Islamic State group, des ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 12:23 pm
  • Cuts to food stamps will only hit 4 states

    WASHINGTON – Cuts to the nation's food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, far from the sweeping overhaul that Republicans ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:45 am
  • Hunt on for survivalist charged in trooper killing

    BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. – Hundreds of law enforcement officers fanned out across the dense northeastern Pennsylvania woods Tuesday in the hunt for a heavi ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Lumber town takes stock after wind-driven wildfire

    WEED, Calif. – They had prepared for wildfires and knew of the drought-parched forests, but the inferno that swirled through the California lumber tow ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:29 pm
  • Obama’s Ebola response: Is it enough and in time?

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could threaten security around the world, and he ordered 3 ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:00 pm
  • Top general: U.S. ground troops possible in Iraq

    WASHINGTON – American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama’s current strategy fails ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:57 pm
  • Probe: HealthCare.gov website must boost security

    WASHINGTON – HealthCare.gov, the health insurance website serving more than 5 million Americans, has significant security weaknesses that put users' p ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 3:56 pm
  • Judge extends grand jury in Ferguson shooting case

    ST. LOUIS – A judge has extended the term of the grand jury considering whether a white suburban St. Louis police officer should be charged in the sho ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 1:13 pm
  • House panel: Safety agency mishandled GM recall

    WASHINGTON – The agency responsible for safety on the nation's roads was years late in detecting a deadly problem with General Motors cars and lacks t ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 12:27 pm
  • Islamic State extremist group issues new curriculum in Iraq

    BAGHDAD – The extremist-held Iraqi city of Mosul is set to usher in a new school year. But unlike years past, there will be no art or music. Classes a ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Kids’ poisonings linked to anti-addiction medicine

    CHICAGO – An anti-addiction drug used to fight the nation’s heroin and painkiller abuse epidemics poses a threat to young children who accidentally sw ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Once-troubled reverse mortgages making comeback

    WASHINGTON – Advertised as a path to an affordable retirement, federally insured reverse mortgages are showing signs of a rebound, drawing the scrutin ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Qatar plays outsize role in U.S. war strategy

    WASHINGTON – Just miles from where former Guantanamo Bay terror suspects have resettled, American warplanes take off from Qatar’s al-Udeid air base in ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:28 pm
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