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Emails reveal Coke's role in anti-obesity group

NEW YORK (AP) - A nonprofit founded to combat obesity says the $1.5 million it received from Coke has no influence on its work.

November 24, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

Ex-Subway spokesman pleads guilty to child porn, sex crimes

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle pleaded guilty Thursday to child pornography and sex crime charges, telling the judge he understood that he would ...

November 19, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

Suspected Paris mastermind, cousin died in raid

PARIS (AP) - The Belgian extremist suspected of masterminding the deadly attacks in Paris died a day ago along with his female cousin in a police ...

November 19, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

Paris attacks mastermind not arrested in raid

SAINT-DENIS, France (AP) - Heavily armed French SWAT teams swooped in Wednesday and neutralized a cell that was planning to launch new attacks, firing 5,000 ...

November 18, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

Death row inmate not allowed beer for last meal

JACKSON, Ga. (AP) - A death row inmate's last meal request for a six pack of beer has been denied.

November 18, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

Charlie Sheen says he is HIV-positive

NEW YORK (AP) - Former "Two and a Half Men" star Charlie Sheen has HIV.

November 17, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

House speaker calls for 'pause' in Syrian refugees

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Speaker Paul Ryan called Tuesday for a "pause" in Syrian refugees coming to the U.S. in the wake of the Paris ...

November 17, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

US stocks move higher in afternoon trading

U.S. stocks bounced higher in afternoon trading Monday, moving past any concerns that the terrorist attacks in Paris could spell trouble for the global ...

November 16, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

Belgian jihadi ID'd as mastermind of Paris attacks

BRUSSELS (AP) - Once a happy-go-lucky student at one of Brussels' most prestigious high schools, Saint-Pierre d'Uccle, Abdelhamid Abaaoud morphed into Belgium's most notorious ...

November 16, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

More than 100 dead in string of Paris attacks

PARIS (AP) - A series of unprecedented attacks on popular night spots killed more than 100 people in the deadliest violence to strike France since World ...

November 13, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

Police stop Google self-driving car for going too slowly

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) - A car built by Google that drives itself around city streets had a brush with the law for driving too slowly.

November 13, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

FanDuel: Operations will continue amid talks with NY lawman

NEW YORK (AP) - Company officials at daily fantasy sports website FanDuel have vowed to keep their New York operations running after the state's top ...

November 11, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

Man arrested for kidnapping UGA student on camp

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Police say a man accused of kidnapping a University of Georgia student has been arrested.

November 11, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

Obama visits Arlington National Cemetery to honor veterans

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama urged the public Wednesday to keep veterans in their thoughts long after the annual holiday honoring them.

November 11, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

This Christmas, city won't stand for 'Charlie Brown' tree

READING, Pa. (AP) - A year after its scraggly "Charlie Brown" Christmas tree caused an uproar, a Pennsylvania city is putting up a more traditional tannenbaum ...

November 10, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

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Maine court rules in favor of transgender pupil

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - School officials violated state anti-discrimination law when they would not allow a transgender fifth-grader to use the girls' bathroom, according to a ruling by the highest court in Maine that's believed to be the first of its kind.

January 31, 2014 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

US prosecutors seek execution of marathon suspect

BOSTON (AP) - Federal prosecutors on Thursday announced they will seek the death penalty against 20-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the Boston Marathon bombing, instantly raising the stakes in what could be one of the most wrenching trials the city has ever seen.

January 30, 2014 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

Farm bill passes House after years of disagreement

WASHINGTON (AP) - After years of setbacks, a nearly $100 billion-a-year compromise farm bill cleared the House on Wednesday despite strong opposition from conservatives who sought a bigger cut in food stamps.

January 29, 2014 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

Republicans say Obama can't do much without them

WASHINGTON (AP) - Congressional Republicans swiftly and sharply rejected President Barack Obama's vow to act on his own if lawmakers won't help him create jobs and narrow the nation's yawning income gap, insisting he'll accomplish little in a divided government without them.

January 29, 2014 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

Winter storm causes wrecks, gridlock in the South

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Cities rolled out snow plows that hardly ever leave the garage, a hardware store sold feed scoops for use as snow shovels and alligators in the Okefenokee Swamp burrowed into mud to stay warm Tuesday as a winter storm brought snow, ice and brutal cold to the Deep South, a part of the country more accustomed to hurricanes.

January 28, 2014 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

President's State of the Union tonight

WASHINGTON (AP) - Challenging lawmakers, President Barack Obama will announce Tuesday night in his State of the Union address that he's raising the minimum wage for new federal contract workers to $10.10 an hour, underscoring a go-it-alone strategy in an election year critical to both parties and the balance of power in Congress.

January 28, 2014 | JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

Folk singer, activist Pete Seeger dies

NEW YORK (AP) - Buoyed by his characteristically soaring spirit, the surging crowd around him and a pair of canes, Pete Seeger walked through the streets of Manhattan leading an Occupy Movement protest in 2011.

January 28, 2014 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

Southerners warned of icy mess in days ahead

ATLANTA (AP) - Across the South, residents stocked up on fuel and groceries, schools and offices closed, and road crews were at the ready as a storm moved in Tuesday from the central U.S., threatening to bring snow, ice and subzero temperatures to a region more accustomed to air conditioners and sunscreen than parkas and shovels.

January 28, 2014 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

Three dead in Maryland mall shooting

COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) - A gunman opened fire at a busy shopping mall in suburban Baltimore on Saturday, sending store employees and customers scrambling for cover. Police said three people died, including the person believed to be the shooter. Five people were injured, none seriously.

January 25, 2014 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

GOP leaders shorten presidential nominating season

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican leaders overwhelmingly voted Friday to shorten their presidential selection process in an attempt to minimize damage from GOP candidates attacking each other.

January 24, 2014 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

Stock Market down again

Fear is back in the market. Investors are fretting about China's growth, a plunge in Argentina's peso and the profit outlook for U.S. companies.

January 24, 2014 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

Stocks fall on US earnings, weak China report

NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stocks are falling broadly Thursday after earnings and forecasts from several companies disappointed investors. A survey from China, a major driver of global growth, suggested that manufacturing in the world's second-largest economy was contracting.

January 23, 2014 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

Court struggles with restitution for child porn

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court lent a sympathetic ear Wednesday to a victim of child pornography who wants the court to make it easier for victims to collect money from people convicted of downloading and viewing the pornographic images.

January 22, 2014 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

Even more government control

WASHINGTON (AP) - Child car seats would for the first time have to protect children from death and injury in side-impact crashes under regulations the government is proposing, The Associated Press has learned.

January 22, 2014 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

Wedding insurance expands as nuptials get pricier

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Worried about the groom getting cold feet? There's an insurance policy for that.

January 20, 2014 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

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