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3 charged, 1 warning issued after deer beaten in Arkansas

STUTTGART, Ark. (AP) - A Georgia man accused of beating a deer with an accounting textbook after it had been hit along an Arkansas highway has ...

February 05, 2016 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Home Depot to hire more than 80,000 workers for busy spring

NEW YORK (AP) - Home Depot is on a hiring spree.

February 03, 2016 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul quits 2016 GOP presidential race

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Republican Sen. Rand Paul dropped his 2016 campaign for president Wednesday, eclipsed by other candidates who kept his base of support ...

February 03, 2016 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Pennsylvania's Punxsutawney Phil 'predicts' early spring

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (AP) - The handlers of Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, said the furry rodent failed to see his shadow at dawn Tuesday ...

February 02, 2016 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


$1.6 billion Powerball jackpot split 3 ways, in CA, FL & TN

MUNFORD, Tenn. (AP) - An eye-popping, unprecedented $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot that became a national fascination will be split three ways, by mystery winners in ...

January 14, 2016 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Alan Rickman, star of 'Harry Potter' dies at 69

LONDON (AP) - British actor Alan Rickman, a classically-trained stage star and sensual screen villain in the "Harry Potter" saga and other films, has died. He ...

January 14, 2016 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Legendary musician David Bowie dies of cancer at 69

NEW YORK (AP) - David Bowie, the other-worldly musician who broke pop and rock boundaries with his creative musicianship, nonconformity, striking visuals and a genre-spanning persona ...

January 11, 2016 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Obama starts 2016 with a fight over gun control

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is slated Monday to finalize a set of new executive actions tightening the nation's gun laws, making his first ...

January 04, 2016 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Bill Cosby charged with sexually assaulting a woman

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) - Bill Cosby was charged Wednesday with drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his home 12 years ago - the first criminal case ...

December 30, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


SpaceX launches rocket 6 months after accident, then lands

SpaceX sent a Falcon rocket soaring toward orbit Monday night with 11 small satellites, its first mission since an accident last summer. Then in an ...

December 22, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Lindsey Graham ends his 2016 presidential campaign

LAURIE KELLMAN, Associated Press

December 21, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Agreeing at last: Congress sends tax, spending bill to Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress ended its chaotic year on a surprising note of bipartisan unity and productivity Friday, overwhelmingly approving a massive 2016 tax and spending ...

December 18, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Obama says he won't fade away in final year

WASHINGTON (AP) - Closing out a tumultuous year, President Barack Obama laid the groundwork Friday for his last year in office, vowing not to fade into ...

December 18, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Holiday sales pattern skews online; malls lose some luster

NEW YORK (AP) - More often shoppers are making the decision to sit on their couches rather than head to stores this holiday season.

December 18, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Georgia's unemployment rate drops to 5.6 percent

ATLANTA (AP) - State labor officials say Georgia's unemployment rate has dropped to 5.6 percent, its lowest level since March 2008.

December 17, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


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Gunman opens fire at Oregon community college, killing 13

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) - A gunman opened fire at an Oregon community college Thursday, killing at least 13 people and wounding 20, authorities said.

October 01, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Multiple casualties reported in Oregon shooting

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) - Multiple casualties occurred Thursday in a shooting at a community college in southwestern Oregon, authorities said.

October 01, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Russia launches airstrikes in Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) - A U.S. defense official tells The Associated Press that Russia has launched airstrikes in Syria.

September 30, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


House, Senate to send Obama temporary spending bill

WASHINGTON (AP) - A temporary funding measure that would keep the government open past a midnight deadline should make its way to President Barack Obama on Wednesday with time to spare.

September 30, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Georgia Aquarium loses legal battle over beluga whales

ATLANTA (AP) - A federal judge in Atlanta has upheld a government agency's denial of a permit that would have allowed the Georgia Aquarium to import 18 beluga whales from Russia.

September 28, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Trump unveils tax plan that would lower taxes for millions

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is calling for an overhaul of the tax code that would eliminate income taxes for millions of Americans, and lower them for the rich.

September 28, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Speaker Boehner stuns Congress, announces resignation

WASHINGTON (AP) - With Congress in turmoil, House Speaker John Boehner abruptly informed fellow Republicans on Friday that he would resign from Congress at the end of October, stepping aside in the face of hardline conservative opposition that threatens an institutional crisis.

September 25, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Yankees Hall of Fame catcher Yogi Berra dies at 90

NEW YORK (AP) - The lovable legend of Yogi Berra, that ain't ever gonna be over.

September 23, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Obama says pope "shaking us out of complacency"

WASHINGTON (AP) - Mustering all the pageantry the White House has to offer, President Barack Obama welcomed Pope Francis to Washington on Wednesday and credited the pontiff for setting a moral example that is "shaking us out of our complacency" with his reminders to care for the poor and the planet.

September 23, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Boy bitten by shark in waters off Florida

FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A 12-year-old boy is recovering in a hospital after police say he was bitten by a shark in the waters off northeast Florida.

September 22, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


US stocks open lower on renewed concerns about global growth

NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stocks are opening lower on renewed worries about the outlook for global growth.

September 22, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Shifting debate strategies, GOP hopefuls to take on Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) - In the first Republican presidential debate, most candidates took a hands-off approach to Donald Trump and hoped the brash billionaire would hurt himself.

September 16, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Trump pledges military buildup, better deal for vets

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Republican presidential contender Donald Trump is promising subsidized private health care for frustrated veterans, charging that immigrants in the country illegally receive better care than the nation's wounded soldiers.

September 16, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


US stocks open slightly higher

NEW YORK (AP) - Stock indexes are edging higher in early trading as several companies make big moves on deal talk and other news.

September 16, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Professor dead after shooting at college in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A professor was killed in his office at Delta State University in Mississippi, an official said Monday, and the campus remained on lockdown with the shooter still believed to be on the loose.

September 14, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


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