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1 hr ago | Washington Examiner
The World Food Program may have to shut down its operations in North Korea by early next year unless it gets more funding from international donors by this fall, the U.N. agency's director for Asia said Friday.
5 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence
A charity stunt that has grown into a social media phenomenon went terribly wrong for four Kentucky firefighters when a fire truck's ladder got too close to a power line after they dumped water on college... Two central Kentucky firefighters are still hospitalized a day after they were shocked by a power line while helping out with an "ice bucket ... (more)
8 hrs ago | Deming Headlight
A Swedish TV network has apologized to Costa Rica for using the Central American country's national anthem to promote a comedy show.
8 hrs ago | ABC News
In a story Aug. 20 about lending to women-owned businesses, Maria Coyne, head of small business banking at KeyBank, was quoted by The Associated Press as saying the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. examines banks' lending records and makes a judgment about whether they're being prudent lenders.
12 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, who says that at one time he got in the habit of working late to escape his wife's wrath, has once again taken refuge - this time at the rectory in St. Patrick's Catholic... By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press A former New York City businessman who has spent 24 years in prison after being convicted of setting a ... (more)
16 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune
In this Saturday, April 5, 2014 file photo, singer Miley Cyrus performs at the Barclays Center in New York.
21 hrs ago | KAUZ
An investigator says a northern New York couple kidnapped two Amish sisters from their family farm stand with a plan to turn them into slaves but released them after becoming frightened by news reports.
In this handout photo taken on Aug. 20, 2014, provided by the Savsjo municipality, Roy Gustafsson the co-founder of the Jonas Bronck Center, poses for a photograph outside the center in Savsjo, Sweden.
Toby Massey, a photographer and photo editor who directed coverage of presidents and political conventions as well as natural disasters, the space program and sporting events during a 38-year career with The Associated Press, died Thursday.
Gov. Susana Martinez wants the state Department of Transportation to do more to prevent suicides at the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge near Taos.
The Associated Press Two young sisters from New York vacationing on Cape Cod have been flown to a Boston hospital after they were pulled unconscious from a motel swimming pool.
A white police officer whose shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old ignited racial upheaval in a St. Louis suburb has been characterized as either an aggressor whose deadly gunfire constituted a daylight execution or a law enforcer wrongly maligned for just doing his job.
A suburban New York woman admitted to stealing another person's identity in order to scam more than $180,000 from the Jewish National Fund.
Bank of America has reached a record $17-billion settlement to resolve an investigation into its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis, officials directly familiar with the matter said Wednesday.
This Jan. 8, 2003 file photo shows a reconstructed Neanderthal skeleton, right, and a modern human version of a skeleton, left, on display at the Museum of Natural History in New York.
Empowering young girls and building courage, confidence and character in them is the Girl Scouts of the USA way.
Macy's Inc. has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle allegations of racial profiling at its Herald Square store, the Associated Press reports.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 08:00 pm
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