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  • Another Arizona immigration law struck down

    PHOENIX – Arizona's frustrations over federal enforcement of the state's border with Mexico spawned a movement nearly a decade ago to have local polic ...
    Nov. 8, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • U.S.: Iran nuclear deal not linked to other issues

    BEIJING – The top U.S. diplomat described "real gaps" Saturday in waning negotiations to limit Iran's nuclear program, but steadfastly denied that any ...
    Nov. 8, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Germany marks 25 years since Berlin Wall’s fall

    BERLIN – Germany on Sunday celebrates the 25th anniversary of the night the Berlin Wall fell, a pivotal moment in the collapse of communism and the st ...
    Nov. 8, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Israel clampdown at shrine fuels Muslim fears

    JERUSALEM – Hundreds of Palestinians knelt on prayer carpets in a Jerusalem street Friday, faced by a cordon of Israeli riot police who blocked them f ...
    Nov. 8, 2014 - 12:53 am
  • Prosecutors drop charge against AC/DC’s Phil Rudd

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand – New Zealand authorities made an embarrassing about-face Friday when prosecutors dropped a murder-for-hire charge against AC/ ...
    Nov. 8, 2014 - 12:50 am
  • Famed rescue pilot honored by Coast Guard Academy

    NEW LONDON, Conn. – A World War II pilot whose lost plane has become the target of a stepped-up U.S. recovery effort in Greenland was honored Friday b ...
    Nov. 8, 2014 - 12:58 am
  • Judge approves bankruptcy exit plan for Detroit

    DETROIT – A judge cleared Detroit to emerge from bankruptcy Friday, approving a hard-fought turnaround plan with a fervent plea to the people of this ...
    Nov. 8, 2014 - 12:58 am
  • U.S. economy fueling strong hiring if not pay gains

    WASHINGTON – Healthy job growth in the United States has reached a level of consistency unseen in nearly two decades.
    Nov. 8, 2014 - 12:59 am
  • Obama chooses N.Y. prosecutor as attorney general

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama intends to nominate the federal prosecutor in Brooklyn to become the next attorney general and the first black wom ...
    Nov. 8, 2014 - 12:57 am
  • Pilot’s survival from fall is ‘no minor miracle’

    MOJAVE, Calif. – There were no ejection seats and no easy ways out of SpaceShipTwo if disaster struck.
    Nov. 8, 2014 - 12:55 am
  • Easing of Saudi driving ban possible

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – The Saudi king’s advisory council has recommended that the government lift its ban on female drivers – but only for women older ...
    Nov. 8, 2014 - 12:41 am
  • A new Supreme Court challenge for ‘Obamacare’

    WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear a new challenge to President Barack Obama’s health care law – a case that threatens subsidies tha ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Immigration dispute erupts during bipartisan lunch

    WASHINGTON – A White House lunch aiming for cooperation boiled into a fresh dispute with newly empowered Republicans over immigration reform Friday, w ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 4:03 pm
  • U.S. consumer borrowing up $15.9 billion

    WASHINGTON – U.S. consumers increased their borrowing in September with gains in credit card debt and auto and student loans.
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 2:14 pm
  • Supreme Court to hear Obamacare challenge

    WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear a new challenge to President Barack Obama's health care law.
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 12:25 pm
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