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  • Underwater search for Malaysian airliner resumes

    SYDNEY – The hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 resumed Monday in a desolate stretch of the Indian Ocean, more than six months after the jet vanish ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Islamic State wages assault on Syrian border town

    MURSITPINAR, Turkey – Islamic State fighters backed by tanks and artillery pushed into an embattled Syrian town on the border with Turkey on Monday, t ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Illinois teen wanted to join Islamic State in Syria, arrested at O'Hare airport, feds say

    CHICAGO – A 19-year-old American left a letter expressing disgust with Western society before trying to board an international flight in Chicago, the ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • NY Times reporter allowed back into Afghanistan

    NEW YORK (AP) — A correspondent for The New York Times who ordered to leave Afghanistan over a story he wrote about that country's recent presidential ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Texas company recalls nearly 91,000 pounds of beef

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says a Texas company is recalling nearly 91,000 pounds of ground beef products that mi ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Supreme Court denies gay marriage appeals; same-sex unions to be legal in 30 states

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for an immediate expansion of same-sex marriage by unexpectedly and tersely turning away appeals ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 9:50 am
  • Hong Kong officials resume work as protests thin

    HONG KONG – Hong Kong's civil servants returned to work and schools were reopening Monday as a massive pro-democracy protest that has occupied much of ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Justices’ new term has expectations on gay unions

    WASHINGTON – A Supreme Court term that is starting with a lack of headline-grabbing cases may end with a blockbuster that helps define the legacy of t ...
    Oct. 5, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Ebola case gives Perry real-time leadership test

    AUSTIN, Texas – The first diagnosed case of Ebola in the United States, and the revelation that dozens of others in Texas are now being monitored, is ...
    Oct. 5, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • Hurricane Simon weakening off Mexico's coast

    MIAMI (AP) — Simon is rapidly weakening but remains a major hurricane in the Pacific that poses no direct threat to land.
    Oct. 5, 2014 - 8:17 am
  • Navy: Self-guided unmanned patrol boats make debut

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Self-guided unmanned patrol boats that can leave warships they're protecting and swarm and attack potential threats on the water c ...
    Oct. 5, 2014 - 8:16 am
  • Doctor successfully treated for Ebola hospitalized

    WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts doctor and missionary who was successfully treated for Ebola he contracted in Africa is back in the hospital w ...
    Oct. 5, 2014 - 8:14 am
  • U.S.: Militants use beheadings to make up for losses

    WASHINGTON – For months, Islamic State militants rampaged across Syria and Iraq, seizing cities, taking hostages and terrorizing all who dared to conf ...
    Oct. 4, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Airports, airlines and Ebola: 5 things you need to know

    DALLAS – The news that a man flew from Liberia to the U.S. after exposure to Ebola, and wound up in a hospital isolation ward, has led to calls for to ...
    Oct. 4, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Ousted Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier dies

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Jean-Claude Duvalier, who presided over what was widely acknowledged as a corrupt and brutal regime as the self-proclaimed “pr ...
    Oct. 4, 2014 - 11:32 pm
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