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  • Calif. wildfire destroys 20 homes, threatens more

    CAMPO, Calif. (AP) — Residents of a rural San Diego County community were waiting anxiously to learn the fate of homes near a destructive 4-square-mile wildfire that has left one …


  • Ex-LA gang member exonerated of murder, released

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former gang member imprisoned for 19 years for a murder he didn’t commit has been exonerated and set free. John Edward Smith, wearing glasses and …


  • Thousands of Burmese to greet Suu Kyi in Ind. city

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s devoted followers are expected to turn out by the thousands Tuesday to hear her speak in an Indiana …


  • Romney, Obama focus on US posture abroad

    NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney are sparring over how best to address U.S. challenges abroad in nearly back-to-back addresses at the Clinton Global …


  • Obama at the UN, in shadow of campaign politics

    NEW YORK (AP) — Campaign politics shadowing every word, President Barack Obama will step before the world and declare that anti-American rage and riots among Muslims abroad will never force …


  • Work by Mass. lab could taint 1,100 inmates’ cases

    BOSTON (AP) — Faced with the daunting task of evaluating more than 34,000 drug cases handled by a Massachusetts chemist accused of misconduct, prosecutors and defense attorneys are starting with …


  • Judge exonerates former LA gang member of murder

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A courtroom erupted in applause, cheers and shouts of “We love you” as a former gang member imprisoned for 19 years for a murder he didn’t …


  • US, Egypt seek better ties after embassy protests

    NEW YORK (AP) — The United States and Egypt sought Monday to repair ties strained severely by a year-and-a-half of rapid change in the Middle East, culminating in the last …


  • Park rumbles during annual SD buffalo roundup

    CUSTER, S.D. (AP) — Two-year-old Jameson Maxwell sat mesmerized Monday as nearly 1,000 bison rumbled across the prairie in western South Dakota, the massive creatures racing at speeds of up …


  • Appeals court tosses out landmark Katrina ruling

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court reversed itself Monday and threw out a judge’s landmark ruling that the Army Corps of Engineers was liable for billions of dollars …


  • Clinton and Morsi discuss embassy security

    NEW YORK (AP) — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has met Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi in the most high-level U.S.-Egypt meeting since protesters stormed the U.S. Embassy in Cairo. …


  • Appeals court tosses landmark Katrina ruling

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court has reversed itself and thrown out a judge’s landmark ruling that the Army Corps of Engineers is liable for billions of dollars …


  • 10 Things to Know for Tuesday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. A GLOOMY ASSESSEMENT OF SYRIA


  • On video, dolphin gives birth to calf in Hawaii

    HONOLULU (AP) — A 12-year-old dolphin at a Hawaii resort has given birth to a female calf that seems to instantly recognize her mother in a video of the birth …


  • FBI to investigate officer shooting double-amputee

    HOUSTON (AP) — A caretaker at a group home for the mentally ill called police in the middle of the night because a one-armed, one-legged man in a wheelchair was …


  • Ryan faults Obama on plan to close tank factory

    LIMA, Ohio (AP) — Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan warned Monday that more Americans could be put at risk overseas by the Obama’s administration plan to halt production of …


  • New York City hospitals cracking down on junk food

    NEW YORK (AP) — People nervously waiting around in New York City hospitals for loved ones to come out of surgery can’t smoke. In a few months from now, they …


  • Ex-prof gets life in prison for meeting rampage

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A Harvard-educated biologist was sentenced to life in prison without parole Monday after being convicted of going on a shooting rampage during a faculty meeting at …


  • Romney assails Obama after US ambassador’s death

    PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Mitt Romney led a chorus of Republican criticism of the administration’s foreign policy on Monday, accusing President Barack Obama of minimizing the recent killing of the …


  • Obama: Libya assault ‘wasn’t just mob action’

    NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama said Monday “there’s no doubt” that the assault of the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans including the U.S. ambassador …


  • Ryan: Obama weak on defense in battleground Ohio

    LIMA, Ohio (AP) — Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan says President Barack Obama’s attempt to cut military spending is putting Americans at risk overseas. Ryan on Monday kicked off …


  • Investigator: Woman died from buttocks implant

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — An investigator says a Georgia woman had little chance of surviving an illegal cosmetic procedure in Mississippi because so much of a silicone-like substance was injected …


  • Ex-prof in court on Ala. university shooting

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A police investigator testified Monday during the murder trial of a former university professor that the woman denied having anything to do with the rampage that …


  • Pursuit of alleged Nazi camp guard timeless

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The chief Nazi hunter with the Simon Wiesenthal Center says age and the passage of time are no barriers to investigating alleged Nazi activity during World War …


  • Condolences pour in for 6-day-old panda cub

    WASHINGTON (AP) — As condolences poured in from around the world, National Zoo officials waited Monday for word on why a 6-day-old panda cub died and lamented a heartbreaking setback …


  • SF could OK among tiniest apartments in US

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco may soon give new meaning to the word “downsizing.” Supervisors are set to vote on Tuesday on a proposed change to the city’s building …


  • Romney suggests Obama downplaying Mideast crises

    PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Republican White House candidate Mitt Romney suggested Monday that President Barack Obama is downplaying crises unfolding across the Middle East by describing turmoil in the region …


  • 2 Marines to be court-martialed in urination case

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Marine non-commissioned officers will be court-martialed for allegedly urinating on the bodies of Taliban fighters last year in Afghanistan and posing for unofficial photos with casualties, …


  • Romney: Foreign policy shouldn’t react to events

    PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says U.S. foreign policy should not be conducted “at the mercy of events” overseas. He also says the death of a …


  • Romney criticizes Obama for ‘bumps’ comments

    DENVER (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says he can’t imagine calling the killing of a U.S. ambassador a “bump in the road.” His comments Monday were veiled criticism …

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