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Critics: Don't ignore domestic threats

Critics: Don't ignore domestic threats

OKLAHOMA CITY  — Bud Welch knows something about the human cost of terrorism. His 23-year-old daughter was killed when a rental truck packed with explosives destroyed ...

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Trump supporters cheer his combative stance with the media

Trump supporters cheer his combative stance with the media

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Critics of President Donald Trump saw in his Thursday news conference a combative, thin-skinned chief executive who continues to blame the media ...

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New mosquito trap smart enough to keep just the bad bugs

New mosquito trap smart enough to keep just the bad bugs

WASHINGTON — A smart trap for mosquitoes? A new high-tech version is promising to catch the bloodsuckers while letting friendlier insects escape — and even record the ...

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No designer babies, but gene editing to avoid disease? Maybe

No designer babies, but gene editing to avoid disease? Maybe

WASHINGTON — Don't expect designer babies any time soon — but a major new ethics report leaves open the possibility of one day altering human heredity ...

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Gun industry seeks to ease gov't restrictions on silencers

Gun industry seeks to ease gov't restrictions on silencers

ATLANTA - They are the stuff of legend, wielded by hit men and by James Bond. For decades, buying a silencer for a firearm has been ...

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Federal appeals court refuses to reinstate Trump travel ban

Federal appeals court refuses to reinstate Trump travel ban

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court refused Thursday to reinstate President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations, unanimously rejecting the ...

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Trump: Allow people in who 'want to love' US

Trump: Allow people in who 'want to love' US

MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. - President Donald Trump vowed Monday to allow only people who "want to love our country" into the United States, defending ...

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Updated: feb. 06, 2017 9:58 p.m.
Growing number of women leading US police departments

Growing number of women leading US police departments

LOS ANGELES - When Anne Kirkpatrick took the helm at the scandal-ridden Oakland Police Department, she inherited an agency that the city's mayor likened to ...

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Updated: feb. 06, 2017 9:57 p.m.
Researchers create weapons in battle against fake news

Researchers create weapons in battle against fake news

NEW YORK - The fight against fake news is not just being waged by Google, Facebook and big media companies.

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Super Bowl advertisers tread carefully

Super Bowl advertisers tread carefully

NEW YORK — Super Bowl advertisers are treading carefully this year to avoid alienating customers as a divisive political climate takes some of the buzz away ...

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US suspends enforcement of travel ban

US suspends enforcement of travel ban

WASHINGTON — The government on Saturday suspended enforcement of President Donald Trump's refugee and immigration ban and scurried to appeal a judge's order, plunging ...

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Soldiers thwart attack on Louvre

Soldiers thwart attack on Louvre

PARIS — Paris was plunged into panic — again — when soldiers guarding the Louvre Museum shot an attacker who lunged at them with two machetes on Friday ...

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Trump hits Iran with new sanctions for missile test

Trump hits Iran with new sanctions for missile test

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration ordered sanctions against more than two dozen people and companies from the Persian Gulf to China Friday in retaliation for Iran ...

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Confederate emblem has staying power on Mississippi flag

Confederate emblem has staying power on Mississippi flag

JACKSON, Miss. — The Confederate battle emblem still waves on the Mississippi flag and appears in little danger of being erased anytime soon.

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Trump nominates Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court

Trump nominates Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump nominated Neil Gorsuch, a fast-rising conservative judge with a writer's flair, to the Supreme Court on Tuesday, a selection expected ...

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Trump defends immigration order

Trump defends immigration order

WASHINGTON - Defiant in the face of an international backlash, President Donald Trump pressed into his second week in office defending his sweeping immigration ban. Protests ...

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Updated: jan. 30, 2017 9:22 p.m.
A commuter's dream

A commuter's dream

WASHINGTON - Even before George Jetson entranced kids with his cartoon flying car, people dreamed of soaring above traffic congestion. Inventors and entrepreneurs have long tried ...

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US judge bars deportations under Trump travel ban

US judge bars deportations under Trump travel ban

 WASHINGTON — A federal judge issued an emergency order Saturday night temporarily barring the U.S. from deporting people from nations subject to President Donald Trump ...

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Trump order on refugees, Muslims sparks confusion, worry

Trump order on refugees, Muslims sparks confusion, worry

WASHINGTON — Confusion, worry and outrage grew Saturday as President Donald Trump's crackdown on refugees and citizens from seven majority-Muslim countries took effect. Airlines blocked ...

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Trump proposes big import tax for Mexico

Trump proposes big import tax for Mexico

WASHINGTON — Determined to wall off America's border with Mexico, President Donald Trump triggered a diplomatic clash and a fresh fight over trade Thursday as ...

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Trump announces 'major' voter fraud investigation

Trump announces 'major' voter fraud investigation

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump tweeted early Wednesday that he is ordering a "major investigation" into voter fraud, revisiting unsubstantiated claims he's made repeatedly about ...

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Could where you live decide your fate with cancer?

Could where you live decide your fate with cancer?

CHICAGO - Americans in certain struggling parts of the country are dying from cancer at rising rates, even as the cancer death rate nationwide continues to ...

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Trump vows to rise to moment

Trump vows to rise to moment

WASHINGTON - After a combative start to his presidency, Donald Trump delivered a more unifying message Sunday and sought to reassure Americans he was ready to ...

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Trump reassures CIA officials

Trump reassures CIA officials

LANGLEY, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump moved to repair his tumultuous relationship with America's spy agencies on his first full day in office, but ...

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