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Raging wildfires in South force evacuations in Tennessee

ATLANTA (AP) - Raging wildfires fueled by high winds forced the evacuation of thousands of people and damaged hundreds of buildings in a popular resort town ...

November 29, 2016 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


7 sent to hospital after report of Ohio State active shooter

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Seven people were sent to the hospital Monday morning after an active shooter was reported on campus, the Columbus Fire Department said ...

November 28, 2016 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Analysis: Trump's win a shock to the system

WASHINGTON (AP) - A shockwave.

November 09, 2016 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


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US stocks drop; Wal-Mart slumps on weak guidance

NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stocks declined in afternoon trading Wednesday as investors assessed the latest earnings reports. Wal-Mart fell sharply after the company said that sales would be "relatively flat" this year because of currency fluctuations. JPMorgan Chase led financial stocks lower as its earnings fell short of analysts' expectations.

October 14, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Russia fires missiles as Syrian troops launch ground push

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - Russian warships in the Caspian Sea fired cruise missiles as Syrian government troops launched a ground offensive Wednesday in central Syria, in the first major combined air-and-ground assault since Moscow began its military campaign in the country last week.

October 07, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


US stocks climb in early trading, led by energy companies

NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks continued to rally on Wednesday, helped by rising oil prices and energy stocks. Yum Brands plunged after cutting its profit forecast for the year, citing weakness in China.

October 07, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Report: More US hospitals are encouraging breast-feeding

NEW YORK (AP) - Health officials say more hospitals are encouraging new mothers to breast-feed.

October 06, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


US stocks open higher; Twitter, GE among early gainers

NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stocks are rising in early trading, led by gains in the energy sector as the price of oil turns higher.

October 05, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


US hiring slowed in September as global economy weakened

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. employers cut back sharply on hiring in September and added fewer jobs in July and August than previously thought - a sour note for a labor market that had been steadily improving.

October 02, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


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


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