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  • Netflix poised to raise prices after strong 1Q

    SAN FRANCISCO – Netflix is preparing a sequel unlikely to be a hit with its subscribers. The Internet video service is about to raise its prices for t ...
    April 22, 2014 - 9:00 am
  • Biden: Russia must 'stop talking and start acting'

    KIEV, Ukraine – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden warned Russia on Tuesday that "it's time to stop talking and start acting" to reduce tension in Ukraine, ...
    April 22, 2014 - 8:47 am
  • Affordable Care Act only chips away at a core goal

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Swan Lockett had high hopes that President Barack Obama’s health overhaul would lead her family to an affordable insurance plan, ...
    April 21, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Stowaway teen forces review of airport security

    SAN JOSE, Calif. – A 16-year-old boy scrambled over an airport fence, crossed a tarmac and climbed into a jetliner’s wheel well, then flew for five fr ...
    April 21, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • As Army shrinks, young officers being pushed out

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. – After the 9/11 attacks, tens of thousands of young men and women joined the military, heading for the rugged mountains of Afghanist ...
    April 21, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Woman accused in babies' deaths appears in court

    PROVO, Utah — Prosecutors have been granted more time to determine what charges to file against a Utah woman accused of killing six of her babies and ...
    April 21, 2014 - 1:44 pm
  • Shooting reported at federal courthouse in Utah

    SALT LAKE CITY — A spokeswoman for the U.S. attorney in Utah says a shooting has left at least one person injured at a federal courthouse in downtown ...
    April 21, 2014 - 1:36 pm
  • Thousands run first Boston Marathon since bombings

    BOSTON — With security tight along the 26.2-mile course, nearly 36,000 runners set out from the Boston Marathon starting line Monday in a "Boston Stro ...
    April 21, 2014 - 1:35 pm
  • Why are Americans obsessed with missing plane?

    PERTH, Australia (AP) — From the disappearances of aviator Amelia Earhart to labor union leader Jimmy Hoffa, there's just something about a good myste ...
    April 21, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • Poll: Big Bang a big question for most Americans

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Few Americans question that smoking causes cancer. But they express bigger doubts as concepts that scientists consider to be truths ...
    April 21, 2014 - 9:23 am
  • Biden in Ukraine to show support as tensions rise

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden on Monday launched a high-profile visit to demonstrate the U.S. commitment to Ukraine and push for urgen ...
    April 21, 2014 - 9:19 am
  • Durbin says he’s taking Oberweis seriously

    CHICAGO – U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said he’s taking his opponent in the November election more seriously than any challenger since he first was elected t ...
    April 21, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Pope Francis, huge crowd celebrate Easter

    VATICAN CITY – Marking Christianity’s most hopeful day, Pope Francis made an Easter Sunday plea for peace and dialogue in Ukraine and Syria, for an en ...
    April 21, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Pre-marathon festivities go on with tight security

    BOSTON – In many ways, it felt like any other pre-marathon Sunday in Boston.Families celebrated East ...
    April 21, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Pope seeks to bring faith to "ends of the Earth"

    VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis baptized 10 people Saturday and urged them to bring their faith "to the ends of the Earth" as he presided over an Easter V ...
    April 19, 2014 - 10:28 pm
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