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  • Va. ballpark proposal stirs slave-trade memories

    RICHMOND, Va. – A proposal to build a ballpark in the slave-trading center of the former capital of the Confederacy has stirred opposition from Africa ...
    April 5, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • With 7M enrolled, big challenges remain for health care law

    WASHINGTON – Seven million people signed up, so there is an appetite for President Barack Obama’s health care law, but that doesn’t guarantee success ...
    April 5, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Victim in famous photo marks year since marathon

    CARLISLE, Mass. – The year since Jeff Bauman was pushed in a wheelchair from theBostonMarathon, his legs ravaged and his face ashen, has been marked ...
    April 10, 2014 - 4:11 pm
  • Afghans defy Taliban threat to vote in droves

    KABUL, Afghanistan – Millions of Afghans defied Taliban threats and rain Saturday, underscoring their enormous expectations from an election that come ...
    April 5, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Jeffrey Dahmer's childhood home for sale in Ohio

    BATH, Ohio – The house where serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer grew up and committed his first murder is for sale in Ohio.
    April 5, 2014 - 9:47 am
  • North Korea says U.S. 'hell-bent on regime change'

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea on Friday accused the United States of being "hell-bent on regime change" and warned that any maneuvers with that in ...
    April 4, 2014 - 4:24 pm
  • No clear security fixes for Fort Hood violence

    DALLAS (AP) — After three mass shootings at military bases in the U.S. over the last five years, security experts say the sad truth is that there is p ...
    April 4, 2014 - 3:59 pm
  • Health care bill helps add 3 million to Medicaid

    WASHINGTON — Three million Americans signed up for Medicaid under President Barack Obama's new health care law as of the end of February, the administ ...
    April 4, 2014 - 12:55 pm
  • Fort Hood gunman had 'unstable' mental condition

    FORT HOOD, Texas — Unstable mental health may be a "fundamental, underlying cause" of a soldier's shooting rampage at Fort Hood that left four people ...
    April 4, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • AP photographer killed, reporter wounded

    KABUL, Afghanistan — An Afghan police commander opened fire Friday on two Associated Press journalists inside a security forces base in eastern Afghan ...
    April 4, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • States revolt against powerful new painkiller

    BARRE, Vt. – State officials fighting a well-publicized battle against heroin and prescription drug abuse are revolting against a powerful new painkil ...
    April 4, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Deadly Fort Hood attack may have followed argument

    FORT HOOD, Texas – The soldier who killed three people at Fort Hood may have argued with another service member prior to the attack, and investigators ...
    April 3, 2014 - 10:18 pm
  • Doctor optimistic no more Fort Hood fatalities

    TEMPLE, Texas (AP) — A hospital official expressed optimism Thursday that nobody else would die from injuries following a shooting at Fort Hood that l ...
    April 3, 2014 - 5:20 pm
  • Hillary Clinton promotes 2030 anti-poverty effort

    NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton has helped launch a campaign aimed at ending extreme global poverty by 2030.
    April 3, 2014 - 5:18 pm
  • David Letterman to retire from 'Late Show' in 2015

    NEW YORK – David Letterman is retiring next year as host of "Late Show."During a taping of Thursday' ...
    April 3, 2014 - 4:38 pm
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