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  • Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A major measles outbreak traced to Disneyland has brought criticism down on the small but vocal movement among parents to opt out o ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Shy of votes, House GOP drops planned vote on abortion bill

    WASHINGTON (AP) — With thousands of anti-abortion protesters in town, Republicans are ready to push legislation through the House designed to please t ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Obama challenges Republicans in State of Union speech

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says it’s time to turn the page after years of economic hardship at home and wars overseas. But Republicans i ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • Ernst to deliver GOP response to Obama address

    HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) — Republican officials tapped newly elected Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst on Thursday to deliver the party’s formal response to President Bar ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Obama wants to remove barriers to greater broadband access

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration wants to provide greater access to fast Internet broadband service in towns and cities across the country b ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Ohio bartender accused of threatening to kill John Boehner

    CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio bartender with a history of psychiatric illness was indicted on a charge of threatening to murder House Speaker John Boehner ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 9:54 am
  • Tough Mudder to add tear gas obstacle to its events in 2015

    LONDON (AP) — For many, just the thought of running 12 miles (19 kilometers) over mounds of mud and through pools of ice water is enough to make them ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Romney talking to supporters about 3rd White House bid

    ATLANTA (AP) — Mitt Romney and his wife reached out to former staff and supporters in key states over the weekend, making contact just hours after sho ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Golden Gate Bridge closing for safety upgrade this weekend

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Golden Gate Bridge will shut down to private vehicles for 52 hours starting at midnight Friday so workers can install a movea ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Obama proposes publicly funded community college for all

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama wants publicly funded community college available to all Americans, a sweeping proposal that would make highe ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Police official: Charlie Hebdo suspects dead, hostage freed

    PARIS (AP) — A police official on the scene of the standoff between two armed brothers suspected in the massacre at the Charlie Hebdo newsroom says th ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 10:45 am
  • 12 dead in attack on Paris newspaper, including the editor

    PARIS (AP) — Masked gunmen shouting “Allahu akbar!” stormed the Paris offices of a satirical newspaper Wednesday, killing 12 people including the edit ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 10:55 am
  • Arctic blast likely to cause damage in Midwest wheat belt

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Arctic air pushing into the nation’s Midwest wheat belt later this week is expected to cause some winterkill damage to wheat fiel ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • Strong dollar makes world travel cheaper for Americans

    DALLAS (AP) — If you’ve been putting off a trip abroad because it’s too expensive, start packing your bags.
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Jury selection gets underway in marathon bombing trial

    BOSTON (AP) — The judge overseeing Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s (joh-HAHR’ tsahr-NEYE’-ehvz) trial says it will begin on Jan. 2 ...
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 11:09 am
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