Census: Fewer black children in biggest US cities

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW YORK (AP) - A catastrophic flood emptied New Orleans of much of its black youth. Powerful social forces may be doing a similar thing to places like Harlem and Chicago's South S..
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White House unveils retooled plan to hunt al-Qaida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States will push ahead with more targeted drone strikes and special operations raids and fewer costly land battles like Iraq and Afghanistan in the con..
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Obama stops short of endorsing gay marriage

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama said Wednesday that there is a "profound recognition" in the country that gays must be treated like every other American. Yet days after Ne..
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Obama, Congress work against, and with, the clock

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - In prodding Congress to act swiftly to avoid a government default on its financial obligations, President Barack Obama has Isaac Bassett and a long history of pro..
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RI Senate passes civil unions bill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The Rhode Island Senate has approved a bill that would allow same-sex couples to enter into civil unions, a measure that Gov. Lincoln Chafee (CHAY'-fee) say..
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Freed French journalists arrive home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two French journalists held hostage in Afghanistan for 547 days are expected to arrive in Paris early Thursday morning.
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Royal Palace denies rift between Prince Albert, fiancee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Monaco\'s Royal Palace on Wednesday denied a published report that Prince Albert\'s bride-to-be, Charlene Wittstock, discovered information about the prince and tried to flee to her native South Africa but was stopped by police.
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Yemeni VP: Saleh's return date is 'a decision up to the doctors'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Yemeni government has lost control over five provinces, and security in the country is deteriorating, the nation\'s acting president told CNN in an exclusive interview Wednesday.
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21 dead in attack on Kabul hotel

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Eight suicide bombers attacked Kabul\'s Hotel Inter-Continental in a brazen, carefully orchestrated operation that ended with their deaths and those of 10 others, officials said. HOTEL ON FIRE |
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Minister: Israel ready for Gaza flotilla scenarios

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel is "prepared for the worst" in a showdown with pro-Palestinian activists seeking to breach Israel's sea blockade of Gaza but still hopes they will drop the ..
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FBI joins Army investigation at Arlington cemetery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The FBI has joined Army agents investigating possible criminal practices at Arlington National Cemetery that may have led to the burial of eight sets of cremated ..
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US Labor Department announces nearly $84 million for career training and housing assistance to migrant and seasonal farmworkers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced $83,941,360 in grants through the National Farmworker Jobs Program to combat the chronic unemployment and underemplo..
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AU summit opens without Gadhafi, but in his shadow

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea (AP) - Organizers of this week's African Union summit printed Moammar Gadhafi's portrait and mounted it on the flags decorating the highway to the confere..
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Report: More than 100 million suffer lasting pain

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Nearly a third of Americans experience long-lasting pain, the kind that lingers for weeks to months, and too often feel stigma rather than relief from a health ca..
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Spartanburg cat stays sweet despite awful injuries

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - Sweet Man, a tabby cat, may not have nine lives, but he certainly had some extra luck recently. Veterinarians believe Sweet Man, a stray, was hit by a larg..
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DNA analysis may boost Amanda Knox appeal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

American student Amanda Knox\'s bid to overturn her conviction for the murder of her British roommate in Italy may have been given a boost by fresh DNA analysis, Italian media reports say.
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Researchers analyze gene changes in ovarian cancer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Scientists have found a common gene mutation in ovarian cancer tumors. The finding may eventually lead to tests aimed at faster diagnosis. Ovarian cancer kills n..
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Maine homeless man charged for charging cellphone

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BANGOR, Maine (AP) - Police have brought charges against a homeless man in Maine who helped himself to an outdoor electrical outlet to charge a pair of cellphones. A Bangor police ..
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Va prison locked down by possible TB case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A possible tuberculosis case has prompted Virginia officials to lock down the housing unit of a prison in Richmond County. State Department of Corrections spok..
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Atlanta schools chief leaves amid cheating probe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - Longtime Atlanta schools chief Beverly Hall has been lauded nationally as a leader for turning around struggling urban districts. But the 64-year-old Hall leaves off..
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