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  • Judge denies GM motion to dismiss ignition suit

    NEW YORK – A Georgia judge has denied a motion by General Motors to dismiss a wrongful death case against the automaker and set a trial date for April ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Ga. trial shows food safety relies on honor system

    ALBANY, Ga. – Jurors at the nation's first federal criminal trial stemming from a deadly outbreak of food-borne illness are learning a disconcerting f ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Gaza peace talks on hold, Israeli delegation stays home

    JERUSALEM – Egyptian-brokered talks between Israel and Hamas on a new border deal for Gaza were thrown into doubt Saturday after senior officials said ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • What's scary about Ebola, reasons not to fear it

    WASHINGTON – The United States' top disease detective calls Ebola a "painful, dreadful, merciless virus."
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • HIV infections rise, thwart Brazil's AIDS efforts

    SAO PAULO – The devastating news didn't make sense to Brazilian Pierre Freitaz. How was it possible that, at age 17, he was infected with HIV if his o ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Water wasters attend Water School

    SANTA CRUZ, Calif. – Some overindulged their zucchini patch. Others didn't bother with that dripping kitchen sink. But now every Monday night in this ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 10:11 pm
  • White students no longer to be majority in school

    KENNETT SQUARE, Pa. – The cheerful sign outside Jane Cornell's summer school classroom in Pennsylvania's wealthiest county says "Welcome" and "Bienven ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Lack of experience fuels West Africa Ebola crisis

    KAMPALA, Uganda – When Ebola hit Uganda two years ago – the third outbreak in a dozen years – the president quickly went on TV and urged Ugandans to a ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 10:31 pm
  • Israel-Hamas truce collapses in new violence

    JERUSALEM – A three-day truce collapsed Friday in a new round of violence after Gaza militants resumed rocket attacks on Israel, drawing a wave of ret ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 10:23 pm
  • McDonald's sales hit by China scandal, U.S. weakness

    NEW YORK – McDonald's says a global sales figure fell 2.5 percent in July, dragged down by persistent weakness in the U.S. and a food safety scare in ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 9:39 pm
  • Obama's Iraq aim: contain, not destroy, extremists

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama's new military strategy in Iraq amounts to trying to contain – not destroy – the Islamic militant group that now c ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 9:25 pm
  • U.S. bombs militants in Iraq as crisis worsens

    IRBIL, Iraq – The U.S. unleashed its first airstrikes in northern Iraq against militants of the Islamic State group Friday amid a worsening humanitari ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 9:12 pm
  • Cool summer sets expectations for a record harvest

    DES MOINES, Iowa – A mild summer across much of the nation's heartland has provided optimum growing conditions for the nation's corn and soybean crops ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Mainstream GOP upbeat after sweeping tea party

    WASHINGTON – Mainstream conservatives ran the table in Senate Republican primaries as tea party upstarts lost all six challenges to GOP incumbents, le ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 3:12 pm
  • Lack of experience fuels West Africa Ebola crisis

    KAMPALA, Uganda – When Ebola hit Uganda two years ago — the third outbreak in a dozen years — the president quickly went on TV and urged Ugandans to a ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 12:45 pm
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