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  • San Francisco police chase ends with crash thought to kill 3
    Feb. 7, 2016
    A police chase in San Francisco on Saturday night ended with a fiery crash that is believed to have killed three people, KPIX-TV reported. The crash took place about 10 p.m. Saturday at ...
  • Return of Purple Heart from WWII turns up missing family
    Feb. 7, 2016
    A Purple Heart awarded to a soldier from New Hampshire killed in World War II's Battle of the Bulge that turned up recently after a woman's death has brought together two branches of a family that never knew of the other's ...
  • In this March 8, 1984, file photo, Donald Trump shakes hands with Herschel Walker in New York after agreement on a 4-year contract with the New Jersey Generals USFL football team. The New Jersey Generals have been largely forgotten, but Trump’s ownership of the team was formative in his evolution as a public figure and peerless self-publicist. With money and swagger, he led a shaky and relatively low-budget spring football league, the USFL, into a showdown with the NFL.
    How Donald Trump, with pizazz and bluster, took on NFL
    Feb. 7, 2016
    Donald Trump was known in New York by 1984 as a flashy newcomer to Manhattan real estate. But football, not business, was what drew 60 young women to the Trump Tower in early January of ...
  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton peeks through signs of hers as she greets supporters during a campaign stop Saturday in Manchester, N.H.
    Facing N.H. loss, Clinton looks ahead to counter Sanders
    Feb. 7, 2016
    With a victory seemingly out of reach in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton is looking ahead to the next round of voting to reposition her campaign to counter the rising primary threat of ...
  • Hut fire kills all 10 family member on Pakistani island
    Feb. 7, 2016
    A Pakistani police official says fire has killed all 10 members of a fisherman's family on an ...
  • Israeli leader calls on world to condemn arson of synagogue
    Feb. 7, 2016
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday called on the world to condemn a suspected arson attack against a makeshift synagogue in the West Bank where Jewish Torah scrolls were ...
  • Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., answers a question as Republican presidential candidate businessman Donald Trump listens during a Republican presidential primary debate hosted by ABC News at St. Anselm College on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in Manchester, N.H.
    Rubio comes under withering criticism in Republican debate
    Feb. 7, 2016
    Marco Rubio faced withering criticism of his readiness to be president and his policy depth in the last Republican debate before Tuesday's New Hampshire primary, as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and ...
  • What N. Korea rocket launch may mean for region and world
    Feb. 7, 2016
    North Korea launched a long-range rocket Sunday, the first day of its announced eight-day launch window and about a month after the country's fourth nuclear test led to international condemnation. Already, world leaders are lining up to ...
  • N. Korea praises rocket; others view as covert missile test
    Feb. 7, 2016
    For North Korea's propaganda machine, the long-range rocket launch Sunday carved a glorious trail of "fascinating vapor" through the clear blue sky. For South Korea's president, and other world leaders, it was ...
  • Tampa police: 1 dead, 7 injured in shooting at club
    Feb. 6, 2016
    Tampa police say a shooting at a strip club has left one person dead and seven others injured. Lt. Ruth Cate said early Saturday that ...
  • Suicide bomber targeting security forces kills 8 in Pakistan
    Feb. 6, 2016
    A suicide bomber riding on a bicycle targeted a vehicle carrying security forces in southwestern Pakistan on Saturday, killing at least eight people, mostly civilians, and wounding more than ...
  • Q&A on state laws meant to keep guns from domestic abusers
    Feb. 6, 2016
    During the last two years, 13 states have passed laws meant to help keep firearms out of the hands of domestic abusers. Federal law strips gun rights from ...
  • States taking action to keep guns out of abusers’ hands
    Feb. 6, 2016
    More than a dozen states have strengthened laws over the past two years to keep firearms out of the hands of domestic abusers, a rare area of consensus in the nation's highly polarized debate over guns. Lawmakers and ...
  • Top U.N. human rights official begins talks in Sri Lanka
    Feb. 6, 2016
    The top U.N. human rights official began discussions with the Sri Lankan government Saturday on the measures taken by the island nation to investigate alleged atrocities committed during its long civil war, as hundreds of ...
  • Cause of deadly NYC crane collapse under investigation
    Feb. 6, 2016
    Officials are working to determine why a huge construction crane that was being lowered during strong winds came crashing down onto a street, killing a pedestrian and crushing a row of parked cars. Three other people were ...
  • Afghanistan meeting ends with call for talks with Taliban
    Feb. 6, 2016
    Four-nation talks aimed at ending Afghanistan's 15-year war concluded with a call for direct talks between the government and the Taliban by the end of February. A statement released at ...
  • Seoul: N. Korea moves up rocket launch window to Feb. 7-14
    Feb. 6, 2016
    North Korea has moved up the window of its planned long-range rocket launch to Feb. 7-14, South Korea's Defense Ministry said Saturday. The launch, which the North says is an effort to send a satellite into orbit, would be in defiance of ...
  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a rally at Great Bay Community College on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, in Portsmouth, N.H.
    After Iowa, Trump showing off effort to win in New Hampshire
    Feb. 6, 2016
    With wet snow already ankle deep and falling fast, Dave Chiokadze and James Radcliffe trekked down one long driveway after another in search of potential votes for Donald Trump. "It's like the Revolutionary War," joked ...
  • Rescue workers search a collapsed building from an early morning earthquake in Tainan, Taiwan, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. A powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn Saturday.
    Over 100 missing, 14 dead as strong quake rattles Taiwan
    Feb. 6, 2016
    Rescuers were searching late Saturday for more than 100 people still missing after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn, causing a high-rise residential building to collapse and killing at least ...
  • Marco Krapels, senior vice president of strategy for SolarCity, speaks to supporters gathered at Town Square to rally for restoration of lower rooftop solar rates, Monday Jan. 25, 2016.
    Why Nevada legislators are mostly staying out of the fray on solar energy
    Feb. 5, 2016
    Despite lobbying by rooftop solar companies to restore lower rates for their customers, Nevada legislators appear reluctant to step in. Why? Because while several agree that existing customers should get to keep their old rates, they're awaiting a decision from the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada on the issue that could determine ...
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