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Afghan Taliban say they killed 4 U.S. troops
19 Jun 2013 at 12:39am
The claim comes just hours after peace talks with the U.S. are announced.
Tornado touches down at Denver airport
18 Jun 2013 at 4:25pm
Radar indicated a tornado briefly touched down over the east runways.
Karzai suspends talks with US over Taliban move
19 Jun 2013 at 1:50am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) ? The Afghan president on Wednesday suspended talks with the United States on a new security deal to protest the way his government was being left out of initial peace negotiations with the Taliban meant to find ways to end the nearly 12-year war.
Obama's Berlin speech: History raises the stakes
19 Jun 2013 at 1:46am
BERLIN (AP) ? Five years and 50 years. As President Barack Obama revisits Berlin, he can't escape those anniversaries and the inevitable comparisons to history and personal achievement.
Budget office view boosts Senate immigration bill
19 Jun 2013 at 12:22am
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Supporters of a far-reaching immigration bill in the Senate see fresh momentum from a report by the Congressional Budget Office that says the measure would boost the economy and reduce federal deficits by billions of dollars.
Social issues still fire up GOP despite 2012 loss
19 Jun 2013 at 12:21am
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Republican lawmakers have a message for those who want the party to soften its emphasis on social conservatism in hopes of reaching a wider national audience: Not so fast.
Senator: IRS to pay $70M in employee bonuses
19 Jun 2013 at 1:20am
WASHINGTON (AP) ? The Internal Revenue Service is about to pay $70 million in employee bonuses despite an Obama administration directive to cancel discretionary bonuses because of automatic spending cuts enacted this year, according to a GOP senator.
Ohio woman accuses 3 of holding her captive
18 Jun 2013 at 11:53pm
ASHLAND, Ohio (AP) ? A woman told authorities she was held captive for more than a year by three people who forced her to do housework, raided her bank account and menaced her with snakes and pit bulls.
Turkey's 'standing man' to join ranks of icons?
19 Jun 2013 at 12:48am
The image was stark ? a silent, solitary figure standing in passive defiance to the Turkish prime minister's demand for protesters to clear Taksim Square in central Istanbul.
Cher credits luck for her lengthy career
19 Jun 2013 at 2:22am
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. (AP) ? Cher is no stranger to tabloid fodder.
AP PHOTOS: Heat's overtime escape to defend title
19 Jun 2013 at 1:46am
MIAMI (AP) ? The Miami Heat were so close to elimination from the NBA championships that the team noticed officials bringing yellow tape out to block off the court for the Spurs' trophy presentation. But a couple of big 3-pointers later and powered by LeBron James' fourth-quarter surge, the defending champions stayed alive, edging San Antonio 103-100 in overtime. Game 7 is in Miami on Thursday, the NBA's first do-or-die game to determine its champion since the Lakers beat the Celtics in 2010. Here are some of the best images from Game 6:
Heat force Game 7 with 103-100 OT win over Spurs
19 Jun 2013 at 12:41am
MIAMI (AP) ? When LeBron James' greatness almost wasn't good enough, officials began preparing for a San Antonio celebration.
Obama relying on untested oversight board on NSA
19 Jun 2013 at 12:24am
WASHINGTON (AP) ? The obscure oversight board that President Barack Obama wants to scrutinize the National Security Agency's secret surveillance system is little known for good reason. The U.S. Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board has operated fitfully during its eight years of low-profile existence, stymied by congressional infighting and, at times, censorship by government lawyers.
Award-winning journalist Michael Hastings dies
19 Jun 2013 at 12:24am
LOS ANGELES (AP) ? Michael Hastings, the war correspondent whose unflinching reporting from Afghanistan led to the resignation of a top U.S. army general, has died in a car accident in Los Angeles, according to his employer and family.
Investors look for answers on economy from Fed
18 Jun 2013 at 11:17pm
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Worry and speculation have consumed investors since Chairman Ben Bernanke spoke to Congress last month about the Federal Reserve's drive to keep long-term interest rates at record lows.