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Elevator mishap injures 1 at Va. federal building

Worker injured in elevator mishap at federal building in Roanoke, VA concerned about safety

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 10:15am EDT

Obama speaks to Israel's Netanyahu amid cease-fire

Obama speaks by phone to Israel's prime minister as cease-fire heads toward expiration

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 01:41pm EDT

VA referrals to private doctors on rise

VA secretary: Number of referrals to private doctors increasing significantly

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 09:06am EDT

Clinton and White House try to shrug off split

Clinton and White House try to shrug off differences after foreign policy split

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 02:10pm EDT

US says far fewer Iraqi refugees on Sinjar Mt.

US officials: Far fewer Iraqi refugees on Sinjar Mountain, making a rescue mission less likely

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 02:10pm EDT

House candidate's first vote is one for himself

House candidate in California cites military service as reason he's skipped voting before

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 01:41pm EDT

US military chief visits Vietnam, 1st since 1971

Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff on 1st visit to Vietnam since 1971 amid sea rifts with China

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 05:50am EDT

Senate Dems' campaign arms starts $9M ad buy in NC

Democrats' Senate campaign committee spends $9M in NC to run advertisements through November

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 04:28am EDT

Report: NSA eyed preset strikes in cyberattacks

Report: Edward Snowden said NSA planned automated strikes against cyberattacks, risking war

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 03:20am EDT

US credits strikes with allowing Iraqis to escape

US credits airstrikes with allowing Iraqis to escape mountain, making rescue mission unlikely

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 03:14am EDT

US military personnel in Iraq

The numbers of US military personnel in Iraq

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 03:12am EDT

2 Alaska GOP US Senate candidates debate

Treadwell, Miller debate without Sullivan less than a week before primary

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 02:40am EDT

Air Force coaches told to help curb assaults

Air Force Academy telling coaches to help reduce sexual assaults by talking with athletes

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 02:08am EDT

Study: Keystone carbon pollution more than figured

Carbon dioxide emissions from Keystone pipeline would be 4 times what feds figure, study says

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 01:40pm EDT

US military chief visits Vietnam to boost ties

US chairman of joint chiefs of staff visits Vietnam to boost military ties between former foes

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 12:39am EDT

Hawaii lawmaker asks court to delay makeup primary

Senate contender asks Hawaii court to delay makeup election, give more time for storm recovery

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 10:55pm EDT

Kerry eyes US-China partnership despite tensions

Kerry: US-China partnership key to Asia-Pacific security despite tensions, rivalry

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 07:56pm EDT

US drone attacks, destroys armed truck in Iraq

US military says drone strike destroys armed truck operated by militants in northern Iraq

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 07:28pm EDT

Hundreds attend hearing on Alaska mine proposal

Hundreds attend hearing on proposal to sharply restrict development of Alaska mining project

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 06:50pm EDT

Correction: Postal Service-Losses story

Correction: Postal Service-Losses story

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 06:30pm EDT

Storm victims likely to decide Hawaii Senate race

Remote, storm-battered island region likely to decide too-close-to-call Hawaii Senate race

Tuesday - 08/12/2014, 12:30am EDT

Obama welcomes new Iraqi leaders as 'step forward'

Obama welcomes new Iraqi government; US has begun directly providing arms to Kurdish forces

Tuesday - 08/12/2014, 12:30am EDT

Florida lawmakers OK new voting map for Congress

Florida Legislature OKs new voting map for Congress; judge ruled current districts illegal

Monday - 08/11/2014, 09:30pm EDT

Military appeals court to hear Kansas HIV appeal

Military court to review evidence against Kansas airman convicted of exposing others to HIV

Monday - 08/11/2014, 07:36pm EDT

US settles with Kansas over alleged pension fraud

US settles with Kansas over allegations that state misled investors about pension system

Monday - 08/11/2014, 05:39pm EDT

Iraq's president picks new prime minister

Iraq's president snubs al-Maliki, picks veteran lawmaker as new head of government

Monday - 08/11/2014, 04:37pm EDT

Hagel: US, India must improve defense cooperation

Hagel says the US and India must seize opportunities for defense cooperation, avoid red tape

Monday - 08/11/2014, 04:28pm EDT

FBI: Americans fighting in Syria hard to track

FBI Director James Comey says Americans headed to fight 'jihad' in Syria hard to track

Monday - 08/11/2014, 04:10pm EDT

What's scary about Ebola, reasons not to fear it

Understanding Ebola: A 'dreadful, merciless virus' that need not spread fear around the world

Monday - 08/11/2014, 04:02pm EDT

FDA rules may jeopardize Black & Mild cigar name

FDA plan to regulate cigars, other tobacco products could jeopardize Black & Mild brand name

Monday - 08/11/2014, 03:44pm EDT

Obama directs funds to fight terrorists in Africa

Obama directs $10 million in emergency Defense spending to fight terrorists in northern Africa

Monday - 08/11/2014, 03:08pm EDT

Alaska GOP candidates clash on immigration

Alaska Republican Senate candidates clash on immigration in televised debate

Monday - 08/11/2014, 01:46pm EDT

Spying revelations lead to German encryption boom

Encryption boom in Germany follows revelations of National Security Agency's spying abilities

Monday - 08/11/2014, 01:36pm EDT

Hawaii Democrats seek unity after dramatic races

Hawaii Democrats look for unity after dramatic ouster of governor and undecided Senate contest

Monday - 08/11/2014, 01:12pm EDT
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