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  • White House widens covert war in North Africa

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Small teams of U.S. special operations forces arrived at American embassies throughout North Africa to set up a new counterterrorist network months before militants killed the U.S. …


  • Campaign travel offers Obama view of tough economy

    HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Sometimes all President Barack Obama has to do is look out the window to get a firsthand look at the country’s economic woes. This week in …


  • Prosecutors: Minn. man steered recruits to Somalia

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A man who worked as a janitor at a Minneapolis mosque directed young Somali expatriates back to their war-torn homeland to fight as part of a pipeline …


  • Girls barred from Utah dance for short dresses

    TOOELE, Utah (AP) — A Utah high school principal has apologized to dozens of teens who were turned away from their homecoming dance because their dresses were deemed too short. …


  • US govt to buy prison in Illinois

    WASHINGTON (AP) — An Obama administration official says the federal government is going to buy a state prison in Illinois as a facility that will hold high-security inmates. The official …


  • Court: Can gov’t be sued for credit card mistakes?

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday pondered whether it should allow the federal government to face millions of dollars in class-action lawsuits for violating identity theft protection laws …


  • Fla. justices question law license for immigrant

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Most of the Florida Supreme Court justices appear skeptical of granting a law license to an illegal immigrant. The seven justices heard oral arguments Tuesday in …


  • House committee: Security requests denied in Libya

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite two explosions and dozens of other security threats, U.S. officials in Washington turned down repeated pleas from American diplomats in Libya to increase security at the …


  • US allows visa-free travel for Taiwanese

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. announced Tuesday visa-free travel for Taiwanese visiting America. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano described it as a “logical development in close security, economic and people-to-people” …


  • Ex-Ala. prof wants to be tried in brother’s death

    BOSTON (AP) — The former University of Alabama-Huntsville professor sentenced to life in prison for killing three of her colleagues in a shooting rampage wants to go on trial in …


  • Judge halts Pa.’s tough new voter ID requirement

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s divisive voter identification requirement became the latest of its kind to get pushback from the courts ahead of Election Day, delivering a hard-fought victory to …


  • Border Patrol agent shot, killed on patrol in Ariz

    BISBEE, Ariz. (AP) — A Border Patrol agent was shot to death Tuesday in Arizona near the U.S.-Mexico line, the first fatal shooting of an agent since a deadly 2010 …


  • Homeland Security says Border Patrol agent killed

    PHOENIX (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol agent was killed and another wounded in a shooting early Tuesday in Arizona near the U.S.-Mexico line, according to the Border Patrol. The …


  • NYPD to boost gang unit over social media violence

    NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department is planning to double the size of its gang unit to 300 detectives to combat teen violence fueled by dares and …


  • Churches using ‘souls to polls’ to rally vote

    MIAMI (AP) — It’s not just the collection plate that’s getting passed around this fall at hundreds of mainly African-American and Latino churches in presidential battleground states and across the …


  • Slain NY student’s friends focus on violence issue

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — As her family mourned her death, the friends of a college freshman who police say was beaten to death in her dorm room by her boyfriend …


  • Pa. voter ID law ruling could mean political swing

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Some political momentum could be on the line when a judge rules on whether to keep intact Pennsylvania’s tough new law requiring voters to show photo …


  • Slain NY student’s friends focus on violence issue

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — As her family mourns her death, friends of a college freshman who police say was beaten to death in her dorm room by her boyfriend have …


  • Pa. voter ID law ruling could mean political swing

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Some political momentum could be on the line in a judge’s forthcoming ruling on Pennsylvania’s tough new voter identification law. Commonwealth Court Judge Robert Simpson is …


  • Rough economy in clear view for Obama on the road

    HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Sometimes all President Barack Obama has to do is look out the window to get a firsthand look at the country’s economic woes. This week in …


  • Authorities: Oregon farmer eaten by his hogs

    COQUILLE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon authorities are investigating how a farmer was eaten by his hogs. Terry Vance Garner, 69, never returned after he set out to feed his animals …


  • NYPD plans to double size of gang unit

    NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department is planning to double the size of its gang unit to 300 detectives to combat teen violence fueled by dares and …


  • Shootings expose cracks in US mental health system

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Engeldinger’s parents pushed him for two years to seek treatment for what they suspected was mental illness, but even though he became increasingly paranoid and experienced …


  • MacArthur Foundation reveals 2012 ‘genius grants’

    CHICAGO (AP) — Mandolin player and composer Chris Thile learned the hard way that when you get a call from the 312 area code this time of year, you should …


  • At least 20 injured in California train crash

    HANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Two cars and the locomotive of an Amtrak train carrying about 169 passengers derailed Monday after colliding with a big rig truck in California’s Central Valley, …


  • Romney presses foreign policy criticism anew

    BURLINGTON, Mass. (AP) — Amid violent flare-ups in the Middle East, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is trying to prove his own readiness to be commander in chief and force …


  • Security company fired after nuke plant break-in

    OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (AP) — The security contractor at the Y-12 nuclear weapons plant in Tennessee has been fired after authorities say three activists cut through fences this summer and …


  • Philly officer caught on video hitting woman

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police have launched an internal investigation after a video was posted online that shows an officer striking a woman twice in the face at a neighborhood party …


  • Sailors await resolution in prostitution scandal

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Navy sailors have been stripped of their security clearances and pulled off their regular jobs, but they have yet to be charged in the prostitution scandal …


  • Ban on gay ‘conversion’ therapy to be challenged

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gay rights advocates are making plans to get other states to join California in banning psychotherapy aimed at making gay teenagers straight, even as opponents prepared …

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