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JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) — Two Americans released from captivity in North Korea returned to the United States Saturday night, landing at a Washington state military base after their departure was secured through a secret mission to the reclusive Communist country by...
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than possible computer woes lurk as HealthCare.gov's second open enrollment season begins this coming Saturday. There's a bright look to the rebuilt website, so version 2.0 of President Barack Obama's health insurance overhaul represents another chance to...
JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) — The last two Americans being held captive by North Korea have returned home. Kenneth Bae and Matthew Miller landed Saturday night at a Washington state military base after their departure from the reclusive Communist country was secured...
SAUK CENTRE, Minn. (AP) — The vets, some yawning, others clutching packs of cigarettes, trickle into a sun-splashed room for morning meditation. Some survived war long ago, others have fresh memories of combat. All have struggled. For some, it's been alcohol or pills. For others...
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's frustrations over federal enforcement of the state's border with Mexico spawned a movement nearly a decade ago to have local police confront illegal immigration. Now, the state's experiment in immigration enforcement is falling apart in the courts. A...
PHOENIX (AP) — A federal judge has struck down Arizona's 2005 immigrant smuggling law on the grounds that it's trumped by federal statutes. The ruling Friday by U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton marked the latest in a string of restrictions placed by the courts on Arizona's...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With organic food growers reporting double-digit growth in US sales each year, producers are challenging a proposed California pest-management program they say enshrines a pesticide-heavy approach for decades to come, including compulsory spraying of organic...
LONE PINE, Ore. (AP) — Bernadette Grace's trailer is hidden behind a larger trailer charred and strewn with trash. It's far enough from the communal restroom and shower without doors, where drunks linger after dark. But close enough to the icy waters that sustain her. Home is a...
SAUK CENTRE, Minn. (AP) — The vets, some yawning, others clutching packs of cigarettes, trickle into a sun-splashed room for morning meditation. Some survived war long ago, others have fresh memories of combat. All have struggled. For some, it's been alcohol or pills. For others...