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WASHINGTON (AP) — Adding to signs of distress in the nuclear force, the Air Force fired two commanders and disciplined a third in response to internal investigations of leadership lapses and misbehavior at two of its three intercontinental ballistic missile bases. The most...
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Police in Orange County say they have made multiple arrests in the hit-and-run deaths of three teenage girls who were trick-or-treating on Halloween, but few other details have been released. Authorities in Santa Ana had been looking for the driver and...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Brittany Maynard stuck by her decision. The woman with brain cancer who revived a national debate about physician-assisted suicide ended her life Saturday by swallowing lethal drugs made available under an Oregon law allowing terminally ill people to choose...
NEW YORK (AP) — Thirteen years after the 9/11 terrorist attack, the resurrected World Trade Center is again opening for business — marking an emotional milestone for both New Yorkers and the nation. Publishing giant Conde Nast will start moving Monday into One World Trade Center...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- On the eve of an election that will decide the Senate majority, it's time for closing arguments and an all-out effort to motivate people to vote. Republicans have claimed new momentum in midterm campaigns that have centered on President Barack Obama, who is...
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Islamic State group extremists lined up and shot dead at least 50 Iraqi tribesmen, women and children Sunday, officials said, the latest mass slaying by militants who have killed some 150 members of the tribe in recent days. The killings, all committed in public...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is placing his ability to energize voters to the test in two high-profile governor races, making a final election-season push to save a Democrat in Connecticut and unseat a Republican in Pennsylvania. In a swing Sunday through two states...
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Climate change is happening, it's almost entirely man's fault and limiting its impacts may require reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero this century, the U.N.'s panel on climate science said Sunday. The fourth and final volume of the...
MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — Billionaire Richard Branson is promising to find out what caused the crash of his Virgin Galactic prototype space tourism rocket that killed a test pilot, but federal investigators are cautioning that it may take up to a year to learn exactly what went...