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  • GOP, White House clash on Secret Service scandal

    WASHINGTON – Two years after a prostitution scandal rocked the Secret Service, a Republican congressman renewed allegations Thursday about possible in ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Top Vatican cardinal wants to streamline marriage annulments

    VATICAN CITY — The Vatican's top lawyer says he favors a radical change in how the Catholic Church handles marriage annulments to speed them up and re ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 9:44 am
  • Off-duty St. Louis police officer kills teen who shot at him, sparking protest

    ST. LOUIS — An off-duty St. Louis police officer shot and killed a black 18-year-old who had fired at him, authorities said Thursday. The killing led ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 9:38 am
  • Chicago O'Hare airport screening for Ebola: 5 things to know

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration announced Wednesday that airline passengers arriving from the three West African countries experiencing an unpre ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 9:33 am
  • Do-it-yourself flu vaccine? Study shows it works

    Do-it-yourself flu vaccine? It could happen. Military folks who squirted vaccine up their noses were as well-protected as others who got it from healt ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Step toward artificial hand with a sense of touch

    WASHINGTON– Scientists are moving closer to an artificial hand that can feel: Implanted electrodes allowed some amputees to tell by touch how gently t ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Obama claims progress combatting Islamic State

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he's confident the U.S. will keep making progress against Islamic State militants in Iraq and ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Mom, beau plead not guilty in alcohol-in-IV death

    ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. – A man told police he poured vodka into the IV feeding tube of his girlfriend’s disabled 13-year-old son to settle him down, a dos ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Pressure rising in Kerry nuclear talks with Iran

    WASHINGTON – With a late-November deadline approaching, America's top diplomat is plunging back into Iranian nuclear talks with one eye on his adversa ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Agency: Quinn anti-violence program was mostly healthy

    CHICAGO – The former agency head overseeing Gov. Pat Quinn’s troubled anti-violence program gave state lawmakers a contrasting picture Wednesday, sayi ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • U.S. Ebola patient dies; screening expanded

    WASHINGTON – The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. died Wednesday despite intense but delayed treatment, and the government announced it w ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Russia looks to compensate its sanctioned elite

    MOSCOW – Russia’s parliament gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a bill that would grant compensation to individuals hit by Western sanctions, a mo ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Kenyan president appeals for case to be dropped

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands – Lawyers for Kenya’s president on Wednesday asked judges at the International Criminal Court to drop the crimes-against-humani ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Three win chemistry Nobel for super-zoom microscopes

    STOCKHOLM – Three researchers won a Nobel Prize on Wednesday for giving microscopes much sharper vision than was thought possible, letting scientists ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • U.S., allies frustrated by Turkish inaction on Syria

    ISTANBUL – As U.S. generals and Secretary of State John Kerry warn that a strategic Syrian border town could fall to Islamic State militants, the Turk ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 11:25 pm
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