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  • Youth coach: Inspiring speech was spontaneous

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – A youth baseball coach from Rhode Island who has become an Internet sensation for the inspiring speech he made after his tea ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 10:50 am
  • Key events following the death of Michael Brown

    FERGUSON, Mo. – A timeline of key events following the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missour ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 8:53 am
  • Iraqis in besieged town appeal to army for help

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Members of a minority Iraqi Shiite community whose town has been besieged by Sunni militants are appealing to Iraq's military and the i ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 7:50 am
  • Governor won't seek removal of county prosecutor

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Tuesday he would not seek the removal of the county prosecutor overseeing the investigation into the fata ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Grand jury could hear case against Ferguson officer

    CHICAGO – A Missouri grand jury could begin hearing evidence as soon as Wednesday to determine whether any charges should be filed against the white s ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Gaza cease-fire efforts collapse

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Egyptian attempts to broker an end to a monthlong war between Israel and Hamas militants collapsed in heavy fighting Tuesday, ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • U.S. officials: Video shows American's beheading

    WASHINGTON – A grisly video released Tuesday shows Islamic State militants beheading American journalist James Foley, U.S. officials said, in what the ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Holder brings his civil rights push to Ferguson

    WASHINGTON – Eric Holder talks about the nation's civil rights struggles in a way no previous U.S. attorney general could — by telling his own family ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 3:43 pm
  • Audit: 'Obamacare' tax not meeting revenue target

    WASHINGTON – An "Obamacare" tax on medical devices is falling short of its revenue target because thousands of companies aren't paying it, according t ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 3:40 pm
  • Police: St. Louis officers kill suspect with knife

    ST. LOUIS – A large crowd has gathered at the site where St. Louis police officers shot and killed a knife-wielding man after a reported convenience s ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 3:34 pm
  • Texas Gov. Perry assembles high-powered legal team

    AUSTIN, Texas – Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he is fighting a criminal indictment with the law on his side — not to mention a team of high-po ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 12:18 pm
  • Police, protesters collide again in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, Mo. – The National Guard arrived in Ferguson but kept its distance from the streets where protesters clashed again with police, as clouds of ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 8:40 am
  • Egypt: No deal yet on Gaza cease-fire, more talks

    CAIRO – Egypt late Monday announced a 24-hour extension in talks between Israel and the Hamas militant group aimed at salvaging a long-term arrangemen ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Pope wants U.N. OK to protect minorities

    ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE – Pope Francis on Monday said efforts to stop Islamic militants from attacking religious minorities in Iraq are legitimate but ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Eyes on 2016? Clinton goes to Iowa next month

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Hillary Rodham Clinton will headline a high-profile fundraiser next month in the nation’s first presidential caucus state of Iowa, ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 12:01 am
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