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  • FBI director warns against cellphone encryption

    WASHINGTON – FBI Director James Comey warned in stark terms Thursday against the push by technology companies to encrypt smartphone data and operating ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • Arkansas high court strikes down voter ID law

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Arkansas’ highest court on Wednesday struck down a state law that requires voters to show photo identification before casting a ba ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:22 am
  • 2nd Ebola case in U.S.: Texas health worker tests positive

    DALLAS – The Ebola crisis in the U.S. took another alarming turn Wednesday with word that a second Dallas nurse caught the disease from a patient and ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:33 am
  • 2nd Texas health worker with Ebola was on Cleveland to Dallas-Fort Worth flight

    NEW YORK — Health officials are alerting airline passengers who were on the same flight as a Texas nurse who was diagnosed with Ebola the next day.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Texas dept.: 2nd person tests positive for Ebola

    DALLAS (AP) — A second health care worker at a Dallas hospital who provided care for the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. has tested positive ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 7:11 am
  • Obama plans push to help 7 Dem governor hopefuls

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In the final days of the midterm elections, President Barack Obama is planning a major campaign push in seven governor's races acros ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 6:44 am
  • Supreme Court weighs teeth-whitening antitrust case

    WASHINGTON – Teeth-bleaching isn't brain surgery, although the Supreme Court seemed to find a link between the two in an antitrust case argued Tuesday ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Turkish strikes on Kurds complicate Islamic State fight

    WASHINGTON – In a fresh test for U.S. coalition-building efforts, Turkey is launching airstrikes against Kurdish rebels inside its borders this week d ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • WHO: Ebola death rate increases to 70 percent

    GENEVA (AP) — A World Health Organization official says the death rate in the current Ebola outbreak has increased to 70 percent.
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 8:14 am
  • Health officials urge hospitals to 'think Ebola'

    DALLAS – Federal health officials on Monday urged the nation’s hospitals to “think Ebola” and launched a review of procedures for treating infected pa ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Catholic bishops: Gays have 'gifts to offer' church, partnerships offer 'precious' support

    VATICAN CITY — Gay rights groups hailed a "seismic shift" by the Catholic Church toward gays on Monday after bishops said homosexuals had gifts to off ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 3:07 pm
  • Dallas health worker tests positive for Ebola

    DALLAS – A "breach of protocol" at the hospital where Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan was treated before his death led to the infection of a health ca ...
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Despite demands, Syria no-fly zone a no-go for U.S.

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is boxed in by its promise to limit U.S. military engagement against Islamic State extremists, making it tough t ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Worried Iraqi capital sees militant push around it

    BAGHDAD – On the western edge of Iraq’s capital, Islamic State group militants battle government forces and exchange mortar fire, only adding to the s ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • New Jersey prep football case puts hazing in focus

    PARLIN, N.J. – The abrupt cancellation of football season at a New Jersey prep powerhouse signaled something more than locker room hijinks. Now seven ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 11:26 pm
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