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BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's prime minister is demanding full disclosure about events surrounding the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq. Haider al-Abadi told reporters on Tuesday that he would like to see a "thorough investigation" of America's decision-making that took the U.S. forces...
NEW YORK (AP) — Colson Whitehead, winner of the National Book Award for his novel "The Underground Railroad," is a finalist for a new $75,000 prize given by the literary and human rights organization PEN America. Whitehead's story of a young runaway slave is among five nominees...
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The audacious between-the-legs shot by Nick Kyrgios. His missed match point. The nerveless break when Andreas Seppi was serving for a second-round upset win. Three days into the Australian Open, Seppi's 1-6, 6-7 (1), 6-4, 6-2, 10-8 comeback win...
(Photo Credit: Texas Legislature) Texas and 12 other states have asked a federal court to block final rules from President Barack Obama's administration designed to reduce coal mining's impact on streams. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton petitioned a Washington-based appeals...
(Photo Credit: Presido County) A claim by state Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller that "illegal aliens" attacked a hunting party in remote West Texas is being discounted by the local sheriff who says the hunters fired on one another. Miller said in a recent Facebook post that...
(Photo Credit: Little Elm Police Department) A police detective has died after being shot while answering a report of an armed man outside a house in a suburban Dallas neighborhood. Little Elm Police Chief Rodney Harrison says Detective Jerry Walker died Tuesday night at a...
(Photo Credit: Fox News) A spokesman for former President George H.W. Bush says the 92-year-old was taken to the hospital over the weekend for shortness of breath. Spokesman Jim McGrath says in an email to The Associated Press that Bush has responded well to treatments and that...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Kelly Ripa, singer Wyclef Jean and soccer pro Carli Lloyd are among the 15 newest members of the New Jersey Hall of Fame. The group announced Tuesday also includes singer Connie Francis, actor Ray Liotta and musician Tommy James for the performing arts. TV...
NEW YORK (AP) — Keep your eyes on Diana Damrau, if you can, as she darts about the stage as the innocent and impetuous teenage heroine in the opening scene of Gounod's "Romeo et Juliette." "She is like a bird you can't catch, going here and going there," the German soprano said...