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  • New Orleans takes down 1st of 4 Confederate statues

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Workers in New Orleans removed the first of four prominent Confederate monuments Monday morning, making the city the latest Souther ...
    April 24, 2017 - 11:55 am
  • VP Pence aims to reassure Australia after tense Trump call

    SYDNEY (AP) — More than two months after President Donald Trump got into a spat with the leader of Australia, Vice President Mike Pence will be workin ...
    April 21, 2017 - 11:23 am
  • AP Exclusive: Pesticide maker tries to kill risk study

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Dow Chemical is pushing a Trump administration open to scrapping regulations to ignore the findings of federal scientists who point ...
    April 20, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • Who stashed gold inside a British piano? It's a mystery

    LONDON (AP) — British officials say they’ve been unable to trace the rightful heirs to a trove of gold coins found stashed inside a piano and worth a ...
    April 20, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • Free admission this weekend to all national parks

    This week is National Park Week, which means admission is free to all 417 parks and cultural sites this weekend.
    April 19, 2017 - 11:05 am
  • AP Explains: Behind the visa program targeted by Trump

    NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump is targeting a visa program cherished by tech companies for bringing in programmers and other specialized worke ...
    April 19, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Trump, GOP face referendum in Georgia; Dems aim for upset

    ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) — Republicans are bidding to prevent a major upset in a conservative Georgia congressional district where Democrats stoked by opp ...
    April 18, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Pence: US won't rest until N. Korea gives up nuclear weapons

    TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. will not relent until it achieves its objective of ensuring the Korean Peninsula is free of nuclear weapons, Vice President Mike ...
    April 18, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • 5 things to know about Tax Day: refunds are up, audits down

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Tuesday is Tax Day, that dreaded day when millions of procrastinators rush to fulfill their civic duty by filing state and federal t ...
    April 18, 2017 - 11:15 am
  • Founding generation, not just fathers, focus of new museum

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Alongside a display of the Declaration of Independence at the Museum of the American Revolution, a separate tableau tells the stor ...
    April 18, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Netflix standing on the threshold of 100 million subscribers

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix is on the verge of surpassing 100 million global subscribers, a testament to how much the video streaming service has cha ...
    April 18, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Multi-state search targets suspect in Facebook video murder

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities in several states were on the lookout Monday for a behavioral health case manager who posted gruesome Facebook video of h ...
    April 17, 2017 - 11:07 am
  • Army recruiting sees historic mission increase

    U.S. Army leaders announced the need for 6,000 additional active-duty recruits and 1,500 additional Army Reserve recruits by the end of September as a ...
    April 11, 2017 - 11:02 am
  • US strike on Syria is widely praised, but angers Russia

    BEIRUT (AP) — World leaders rallied around the United States after it launched a missile strike early Friday on a Syrian air base in response to this ...
    April 7, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • Trump removes Bannon from National Security Council

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has removed chief strategist Steve Bannon from the National Security Council, reversing an earlier, controver ...
    April 6, 2017 - 11:24 am
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