AP: Drone sightings up dramatically

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Sam Mount

WASHINGTON (AP) - The government is getting near-daily reports - and sometimes two or three a day - of drones flying near airplanes and helicopters or close to airports without per..
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Ebola workers ask Congress for help

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Brad Wilson

WASHINGTON (AP) - Health workers on the front line of the Ebola crisis say the need for urgent help isn't letting up, as Congress begins considering President Barack Obama's $6.2 b..
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Man dead in Memphis may be amputee wanted in Fla.

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Detectives from central Florida are heading to Memphis where authorities are trying to determine whether a man found dead in a car is a quadruple amputee consi..
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Missouri governor to discuss Ferguson preparations

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WELDON SPRING, Mo. (AP) - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon will outline law enforcement plans Tuesday as the St. Louis region braces for a grand jury decision on whether to charge a police ..
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Military members get slew of Veterans Day freebies

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Sam Mount

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Veterans Day is not only a time to honor those who have served in the military: For American businesses, it's also a time to back up that appreciation with a freeb..
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S. Korean ferry captain gets 36 years in prison

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Brooke Cole

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - A South Korean ferry captain was sentenced Tuesday to 36 years in prison for negligence and abandoning passengers when his ship sank earlier this year, bu..
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After Ebola recovery, doctor set to leave hospital

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Brad Wilson

NEW YORK (AP) - An emergency room doctor who was the first Ebola patient in the nation's biggest city was scheduled to be released from a hospital after beating the virus. &nb..
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Postal Service says it is victim of hacking attack

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Postal Service said Monday it is the victim of a cyberattack and that information about its employees, including Social Security numbers, may have been c..
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VA chief vows renewed focus on customer service

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - On the eve of Veterans Day, the Veterans Affairs Department announced a reorganization Monday designed to make it easier for veterans to gain access to the sprawl..
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US says IS leader not targeted in Iraq

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Pentagon spokesman says a U.S. airstrike on a 10-vehicle convoy in northern Iraq last week was targeting Islamic State "battlefield leaders," but not senior lea..
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Congress returns for lame-duck session

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress returns to Washington this week for a lame-duck session to try and clean up a lengthy roster of unfinished business, even as jubilant Republicans prepare..
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Health insurance enrollment opens Nov. 15

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

MIAMI (AP) - Reaching the uninsured may prove more difficult the second time around as the second enrollment season under the Affordable Care Act kicks off Saturday.   &n..
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About 18,000 Northern California nurses to strike

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Roughly 18,000 Kaiser Permanente nurses throughout Northern California are expected to walk off the job for a two-day strike.    California Nurs..
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Study: Global warming worsening watery dead zones

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - Global warming is likely playing a bigger role than previously thought in dead zones in oceans, lakes and rivers around the world and it's only going to get worse..
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Amid strains, Obama puts bright face on China ties

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Sam Mount

BEIJING (AP) - Putting a bright face on the future of U.S. ties to China, President Barack Obama announced Monday that the two countries would start granting visas to each other's ..
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Detergent pocket poisonings

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Brooke Cole

CHICAGO (AP) - Accidental poisonings from squishy laundry detergent packets sometimes mistaken for toys or candy landed more than 700 U.S. children in the hospital in just two year..
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Nissan recalls more than 52,000 cars for exploding air bags

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

NEW YORK (AP) — Nissan announced Saturday that it is recalling more than 52,000 vehicles for passenger air bags that can explode with too much force and send shards of metal ..
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Two Americans released by North Korea

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

WASHINGTON (AP) - Two Americans held by North Korea were on their way home Saturday, after their release was secured through a secret mission by the top U.S. intelligence official ..
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Teen wounded in Washington school shooting dies

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Sam Mount

SEATTLE (AP) - Another of the teenagers wounded in a Washington state high school shooting has died, raising to five the number of fatalities after a student opened fire in the caf..
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Federal judge tosses 13 more drug cases

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal judge on Friday dismissed criminal indictments against 13 more defendants in major drug cases as authorities continued to investigate the growing scanda..
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