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  • AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

    59 minutes ago

    (AP) In the Middle East and the wider region this past week, Taliban gunmen attacked a school in Peshawer, Pakistan, killing 148 people —most of them children — in what was one of the country's deadliest attacks in years. In the ...

  • Young immigrants to line up for driver's licenses

    1 hour, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — Thousands of young immigrants who are protected from deportation under new Obama administration policies are expected to begin pursuing Arizona driver's licenses. The Arizona Department of Transportation says it is anticipating a rush of immigrant applicants Monday ...

  • State-by-state breakdown of child abuse deaths

    1 hour, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) The Associated Press asked all 50 states, the District of Columbia and military services to provide information on children who died of abuse or neglect over a six-year span, even as authorities were investigating them or their families or providing ...

  • Timeline of events before and after NYC cop deaths

    3 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) A timeline of events in the hours before and moments after two New York Police Department officers were killed in their cruiser Saturday by Ismaaiyl Brinsley, a 28-year-old man who vowed online to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 12:31 a.m. EST

    3 hours, 47 minutes ago

    (AP) NY cop killer had long rap sheet, apparent mental instability; 'Watch what I'm going to do' Obama says US reviewing whether to return North Korea to list of state sponsors of terrorism North Korea threatens strikes on US for "reckless" ...

  • President Obama's Hawaii vacation: Day 2

    3 hours, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) KAILUA, Hawaii (AP) — How President Barack Obama spent the second day of his holiday vacation in Hawaii on Sunday: —POLICE SHOOTING: Obama called New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton on Sunday morning to offer condolences for the killing ...

  • List of people being honored as Carnegie Heroes

    4 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) Winners of Carnegie Hero medals announced Monday: — Frederick J. Levesque Jr., 52, of Stafford Springs, Connecticut, who rescued a 7-year-old girl from a burning apartment in Somers, Connecticut, in December 2013. — Brett Allen Thoele, 36, of Shorewood, Illinois, ...

  • Remembering tsunami: Bodies, debris and silence

    4 hours, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) Some 230,000 people were killed in the Indian Ocean tsunami set off by a magnitude 9.1 earthquake on Dec. 26, 2004. A dozen countries were hit, from Indonesia to India to Africa's east coast. Scores of Associated Press journalists covered ...

  • AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America

    4 hours, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) The United Stated and Cuba restored diplomatic relations after a break of more than five decades. Prisoners were exchanged, and Cubans on the island celebrated the surprise thaw. In Haiti, demonstrators clashed with police in the streets of Port-au-Prince, demanding ...

  • Today in History

    4 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) Today is Monday, Dec. 22, the 356th day of 2014. There are nine days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 22, 1944, during the World War II Battle of the Bulge, U.S. Brig. Gen. Anthony C. ...

  • AP Top News At 11 p.m. EST

    5 hours, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) Killer of 2 NYC officers had long criminal history Killings of 2 New York officers trigger backlash 10 Things to Know for Monday US mulls putting NKorea on terrorism sponsor list How do you joke about the Sony hacking? A ...

  • Neighbor talks about shooting before NYPD killings

    5 hours, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) TOWSON, Md. (AP) — A neighbor of the Baltimore woman who was shot by a man who killed two New York City Police officers says she heard screams coming from the apartment and saw the woman with a gunshot wound. ...

  • Obama offers help to NYPD after 2 officers killed

    6 hours, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama offered full support and federal assistance on Sunday to the New York Police Department in the wake of the killing of two officers the day before. Obama called New York City Police Commissioner Bill ...

  • Police: Man killed girlfriend, her 2 kids in Maine

    6 hours, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) GARLAND, Maine (AP) — Authorities in Maine say a man killed his girlfriend and her two children, whose bodies were found in the mobile home they shared. State police say 27-year-old Keith Coleman, of Garland, has been charged with three ...

  • AP Top Political News At 9:22 p.m. EST

    6 hours, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) US mulls putting NKorea on terrorism sponsor list Obama says US can influence new generation in Cuba Republicans fighting to hang onto Senate — in 2016 2014 frustrates US hopes for Israeli-Palestinian peace Obama offers help to NYPD after 2 ...

  • 10 Things to Know for Monday

    7 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. WHAT GUNMAN SAID MOMENTS BEFORE AMBUSHING NYC POLICE Ismaaiyl Brinsley told people on the street, "Watch what I'm going to do," then ...

  • Florida authorities say 1 police officer shot and killed

    9 hours, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) MIAMI (AP) — Florida authorities say a Tarpon Springs police officer was shot and killed early Sunday by a fugitive trying to evade a warrant. Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri said Sunday that police have arrested 23-year-old Marco Antonio Parilla ...

  • What's being said about killings of 2 NYC officers

    10 hours, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) Reaction to the deaths of two New York Police Department officers killed by a gunman who ambushed them in their squad car on a Brooklyn street: ___ "I unconditionally condemn today's murder of two police officers in New York City. ...

  • Timeline of events before and after NY cop deaths

    10 hours, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) A timeline of events in the hours before and moments after two New York Police Department officers were killed in their cruiser Saturday by Ismaaiyl Brinsley, a 28-year-old man who vowed online to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the ...

  • AP Top U.S. News At 5:05 p.m. EST

    11 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) NYPD: Cop ambush killer told passers-by to watch A look at the 2 NYC officers killed in ambush Killings of 2 New York officers trigger backlash Pope's role in Cuba deal fractures Cuban-American flock US mulls putting NKorea on terrorism ...

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