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Manhunt for 3 in Ill. police killing

By CARRIE ANTLFINGER
The Associated Press

FOX LAKE, Ill. - Police in helicopters, with dogs and armed with rifles were conducting a massive manhunt in northern Illinois on Tuesday after an … Full story    

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IS destruction of Syrian temple ‘intolerable’

BEIRUT - Islamic State militants in Syria committed an "intolerable crime against civilization" by destroying the Temple of Bel, one of the ancient world's most … Full story    
Updated 1 hour ago

Ky. clerk defying courts on gays

MOREHEAD, Ky. - Invoking "God's authority," a county clerk denied marriage licenses to gay couples again Tuesday in direct defiance of the federal courts, and … Full story    
Updated 1 hour ago

Hungary bars migrants from entering station

Hungary stunned migrants and European partners Tuesday by blocking asylum-seekers from its westbound trains, a move that raised new challenges for the EU's passport-free travel … Full story    
Updated 1 hour ago

Priests can now absolve abortion

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis is applying his vision of a merciful church to women who have had abortions, easing their path toward forgiveness and … Full story    
Updated 1 hour ago

Manhunt for 3 in Ill. police killing

FOX LAKE, Ill. - Police in helicopters, with dogs and armed with rifles were conducting a massive manhunt in northern Illinois on Tuesday after an … Full story    
Updated 2 hours ago

Migrants bike to Norway at remote Arctic crossing

HELSINKI (AP) - As Europe grapples with record-breaking numbers of migrants, a trickle of asylum seekers from Syria and the Mediterranean region have found an … Full story    
Updated yesterday

$20 found in Bay Area leads to $1 million win

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A San Francisco Bay Area man won $1 million in the California Lottery after buying a winning ticket with money he … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Accused being held without bond

HOUSTON - The man accused of shooting and killing a suburban Houston officer has a history of mental illness and once lived in a homeless … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Cameraman Ward’s life celebrated

ROANOKE, Va. - The scene inside a Virginia high school auditorium sounded more like a celebration of life Monday than a visitation after a death … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Lost hiker survives 9 days in California

FRESNO, Calif. - A 62-year-old hiker missing for nine days in California's rugged Sierra Nevada with a broken leg endured freezing nighttime temperatures and crawled … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Climate change conference in Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Global warming is carving measurable changes into Alaska, and President Barack Obama is about to see it. Obama leaves today for a … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Mothers, students join Japan’s protests over security bills

TOKYO - Mothers holding their children's hands stood in the sprinkling rain, holding up anti-war placards, while students chanted slogans against Prime Minister Shinzo Abe … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Police arrest foreigner, find passports in Bangkok bomb case

BANGKOK - Thai authorities arrested a foreign man Saturday they said had been holed up in a suburban apartment with bomb-making equipment and stacks of … Full story    
Published:  August 30, 2015

Deputy ambushed, killed at gas station; no one in custody

HOUSTON - Authorities are still pursuing a suspect in the death of a uniformed sheriff's deputy who was shot several times while filling up his … Full story    
Published:  August 30, 2015

NSA ruling reversed by appeals court

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court on Friday ruled in favor of the Obama administration in a dispute over the National Security Agency's bulk collection … Full story    
Published:  August 29, 2015

Shell pauses Arctic offshore drilling

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Strong winds and high waves that pounded the northern coast of Alaska have led Royal Dutch Shell PLC to temporarily stop exploratory … Full story    
Published:  August 29, 2015

‘LOL’ generation most irked by bad grammar, spelling

NEW YORK - It's the LOL generation that appears most annoyed by bad grammar and spelling slips, according to a survey by Dictionary.com. The site … Full story    
Published:  August 29, 2015

Tropical storm leaves 20 dead in Dominican

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - Tropical Storm Erika began to lose steam Friday over Haiti and the Dominican Republic, but it caused a trail of … Full story    
Published:  August 29, 2015

Teacher blames breakfast for 111 tardies

TRENTON, N.J. - An elementary school teacher who was allowed to keep his job despite being late for work 111 times in two years said … Full story    
Published:  August 29, 2015

Housing plan not set for Olympic bid

The centerpiece of the proposed 2024 Olympic Games in Los Angeles would be a $1 billion residential village, where thousands of athletes would eat, sleep … Full story    
Published:  August 29, 2015

Thousands bathe at riverside festival in India

NASIK, India (AP) - Thousands of devout Hindus began splashing into a west Indian river for the first official day Wednesday of bathing at one … Full story    
Published:  August 29, 2015

Planned Parenthood writes letter

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Planned Parenthood Federation of America defended its practices Thursday in a lengthy letter to Congress and included a report by experts … Full story    
Published:  August 28, 2015