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  • House Republicans announce response to border crisis

    WASHINGTON – House Republicans announced Tuesday they will recommend dispatching the National Guard to South Texas and speeding Central American youth ...
    July 15, 2014 - 10:16 pm
  • 89 killed in latest Afghanistan bombing

    KABUL, Afghanistan – A suicide bomber blew up a car packed with explosives near a busy market and a mosque in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing ...
    July 15, 2014 - 10:11 pm
  • Airstrike in eastern Ukraine kills 11 civilians

    SNIZHNE, Ukraine — An airstrike in eastern Ukraine sent an apartment building crumpling to the ground Tuesday, killing at least 11 people and adding t ...
    July 15, 2014 - 3:36 pm
  • Convicted ex-New Orleans mayor files appeal notice

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has filed a formal notice of appeal in the corruption case that resulted in a guilty verdict on ...
    July 15, 2014 - 1:49 pm
  • Schools a haven for kids who crossed border alone

    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Teacher Michael Coughlin sometimes learns about his students' harrowing trips across the border alone and what they left behind ...
    July 15, 2014 - 12:17 pm
  • Military's tobacco discount: Up in smoke

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The familiar image of a battle-hardened member of the military smoking a cigarette may become a little less common.
    July 15, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • Yellen says economy still needs Fed support

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Tuesday that the economic recovery is not yet complete and for that reason the Fed intends t ...
    July 15, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • U.S. retail sales tick up 0.2 percent in June

    WASHINGTON – U.S. retail sales increased slightly in June, evidence that consumers remain cautious despite steady job gains this year.
    July 15, 2014 - 8:42 am
  • U.S. companies look overseas for tax bill relief

    A growing number of U.S. companies are looking to trim their tax bills by combining operations with foreign businesses in a trend that may eventually ...
    July 14, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Pakistani teen seeks release of Nigerian girls

    ABUJA, Nigeria – The Pakistani teen who survived a Taliban assassination attempt in 2012 marked her 17th birthday Monday with a visit to Nigeria and u ...
    July 14, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Sidewalk memorial honors New Jersey cop killer

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. – A day after a rookie police officer was gunned down in an ambush, mourners came to pay their respects at a makeshift memorial with ...
    July 14, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Egypt proposes cease-fire between Israel, Hamas

    JERUSALEM – Egypt presented a cease-fire plan Monday to end a week of heavy fighting between Israel and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip that has lef ...
    July 14, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • Lightning survivor has no memory of deadly strike

    DENVER – Justin Teilhet doesn’t remember hearing a boom or feeling a sting, just waking up numb on the treeless tundra high in Rocky Mountain National ...
    July 14, 2014 - 10:46 pm
  • Citigroup to pay $7B in subprime mortgages probe

    WASHINGTON – Citigroup agreed Monday to pay $7 billion to settle a federal investigation into its handling of risky subprime mortgages, admitting to a ...
    July 14, 2014 - 10:46 pm
  • Ukraine: Military plane shot down by rocket

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian military transport plane was shot down Monday along the country's eastern border with Russia but all eight people abo ...
    July 14, 2014 - 5:06 pm
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