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  • Denver teens' travel stirs terror appeal concerns

    1 hour, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) DENVER (AP) — The case of three teenage girls being investigated for trying to join Islamic State militants poses vexing questions for U.S. officials about the use of social media by terror groups to recruit people inside the United States, ...

  • Disqualified tribal candidate persists in campaign

    1 hour, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A Navajo presidential candidate disqualified from the race is holding out hope that election officials and tribal lawmakers will provide a way for him to remain on the ballot, despite the long odds. The Navajo Nation's ...

  • AP Top Science News At 2:26 a.m. EDT

    2 hours, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) Goofy dinosaur blends Barney and Jar Jar Binks Solar flare knocks out some radio temporarily North Dakota reaches deal to keep dinosaur mummy Ebola: Why virus kills some, other people survive N. America treated to partial solar eclipse Thurs. 3rd ...

  • Police track Indiana slaying suspect's movements

    3 hours, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — Police are tracking the recent movements of an Indiana man who confessed to killing seven women and hinted at more victims. Illinois law enforcement officials told The Associated Press Wednesday that Darren Vann may have ...

  • Chicago jail escapee sentenced to 36 years

    5 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — A bank robber who escaped from Chicago's high-rise Metropolitan Correctional Center has been sentenced to 36 years in prison. In December 2012, Joseph Banks and an accomplice smashed a hole in a cell window and climbed down ...

  • AP Top Science News At 10:36 p.m. EDT

    6 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) Goofy dinosaur blends Barney and Jar Jar Binks Solar flare knocks out some radio temporarily North Dakota reaches deal to keep dinosaur mummy Ebola: Why virus kills some, other people survive N. America treated to partial solar eclipse Thurs. 3rd ...

  • AP Top U.S. News At 9:38 p.m. EDT

    7 hours ago

    (AP) US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations Hospital of Ebola patient posts poor ER benchmarks Probe: UNC academic fraud was 'shadow curriculum' Teens' travel renews concerns about terror appeal Camel maker Reynolds snuffs out workplace smoking APNewsBreak: Care questioned ...

  • AP NewsBreak: California prisons end race policy

    7 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California prison officials have agreed to end a policy that segregated inmates based on their race after a riot. The policy was challenged in a 2008 inmate lawsuit and deemed unconstitutional by the U.S. Department of ...

  • AP NewsAlert

    7 hours, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — AP NewsBreak: California prisons to end policy that segregated inmates by race after riots.

  • 10 Things to Know for Thursday

    7 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: 1. DEADLY ATTACK AT CANADA'S PARLIAMENT A gunman — dressed all in black, his face half-covered — kills a soldier, then dies amid ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 9 p.m. EDT

    7 hours, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) 2 dead in shooting attack at Canada's Parliament; prime minister calls it terrorism CDC: New plan will monitor all Americans, visitors coming into US from 3 Ebola nations Fake classes, inflated grades: Massive UNC scandal included athletes over 2 decades ...

  • GOP Sen. Collins, Democrat Bellows debate in Maine

    7 hours, 58 minutes ago

    (AP) BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Republican Sen. Susan Collins and Democratic challenger Shenna Bellows are clashing over issues like funding to fight Ebola, the war on terrorism and the best way to boost the economy. The two met Wednesday evening at ...

  • AP Top Political News At 8:28 p.m. EDT

    8 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) Man apprehended after jumping White House fence US increases security, though no threats cited White House says immigration plans not final yet Senate Democrats return to Ky. race with TV ads US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations Obama ...

  • AP Top News At 8:25 p.m. EDT

    8 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) 2 dead in shooting attack at Canada's Parliament US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations Probe: UNC academic fraud was 'shadow curriculum' Teens' travel renews concerns about terror appeal Social Security benefits get another tiny increase Camel maker Reynolds ...

  • Protest against police brutality blocks Ga freeway

    8 hours, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) ATLANTA (AP) — Demonstrators who say they were taking part in a week of resistance to police brutality temporarily blocked rush hour traffic on a busy freeway through downtown Atlanta. Atlanta Police spokesman John Chafee says some 30 demonstrators in ...

  • Vandalism reported at 5 National Parks

    8 hours, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The National Park Service says vandalism has been found within five western national parks and officials are investigating vandalism reports at five other parks. Park Service spokesman Jeffrey Olson said Wednesday that he could not ...

  • No verdict yet in trial of Tsarnaev's friend

    10 hours, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) BOSTON (AP) — A federal jury in the trial of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) has completed its first full day of deliberations without reaching a verdict. Cambridge resident Robel Phillipos is charged with ...

  • Van replaces Oregon city's $1 million library

    10 hours, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — A northern Oregon city is being forced to use a van as its sole library after a blueprint mix-up shut down the new $1.2 million public library building. The East Oregonian reports (http://bit.ly/1rhKSsZ) the City of ...

  • Foley seeks to boost his appeal in governor race

    10 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley is trying be more appealing to Connecticut voters as he faces a barrage of negative TV ads. This week, the businessman began running two versions of a commercial called "The Plan." ...

  • Expert: Autopsy doesn't show if Brown went for gun

    10 hours, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) ST. LOUIS (AP) — Michael Brown's official autopsy indicates he was shot in the hand at close range, but a medical examiner not involved in the investigation says there's no way to conclude whether the injury meant the unarmed 18-year-old ...

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