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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has dispatched 20 U.S. military personnel to the Central African Republic to help reopen the American Embassy there. The embassy was temporarily shuttered in late 2012 due to security concerns in a country wracked by violent conflict. The...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has dispatched 20 U.S. military personnel to the Central African Republican to help reopen the American Embassy there. The embassy was temporarily shuttered in late 2012 due to security concerns in a country wracked by violent conflict...
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — Prosecutors say the owner of a Georgia peanut plant linked to a deadly salmonella outbreak knowingly approved shipments of tainted food "whatever the risk." Jurors heard four hours of closing arguments Thursday from prosecutors in the federal trial of former...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Picture the fearsome creatures of "Jurassic Park" crossed with the shark from "Jaws." Then super-size to the biggest predator ever to roam Earth. Now add a crocodile snout as big as a person and feet like a duck's. The result gives you some idea of a bizarre...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two freshmen U.S. senators from opposite sides of the political aisle said Thursday they survived and even cooperated while spending a week marooned together on a remote island for a new reality show "Rival Survival." New Mexico Democrat Martin Heinrich...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah elementary school teacher who was carrying a concealed firearm at school accidentally shot herself in the leg when the weapon discharged in a faculty bathroom shortly before classes started Thursday morning, officials said. The teacher at Westbrook...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's Curiosity rover is about to conduct some serious scientific drilling at Mars. The space agency announced Thursday that the rover has reached the base of Mount Sharp, its destination since landing two years ago. Officials say drilling could...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri women seeking abortions will face one of the nation's longest waiting periods, after state lawmakers overrode the governor's veto to enact a 72-hour delay that includes no exception for cases of rape or incest. The new requirement will take...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Picture the fearsome creatures of "Jurassic Park" crossed with the shark from "Jaws." Then super-size to the biggest predator ever to roam Earth. Now add a crocodile snout as big as a person and feet like a duck's. The result gives you some idea of a bizarre...