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Police raid LA Times building after threat reports

LOS ANGELES | Police took a man into custody Friday night inside the Los Angeles Times building after it was locked down because of a shooting threat report, the newspaper said.

10 hours ago

Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review

WASHINGTON | People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government's vulnerability to the confounding Heartbleed Internet security flaw.

10 hours ago

Confident Sam wishes focus could stay on football

INDIANAPOLIS | Michael Sam says he wants to be known as just a football player, hopeful his sexuality soon won't be a story.

February 22, 2014 2:10 pm

30 arrested in All-Star weekend sex trafficking

NEW ORLEANS | Louisiana state police say an investigation involving local authorities and the FBI resulted in 30 arrests on charges related to sex-trafficking during the NBA All-Star weekend in New Orleans.

February 22, 2014 2:05 pm

Mixed signals over in-flight use of cellphones

WASHINGTON | When it comes to deciding whether airline passengers can use their cellphones in flight, federal agencies are sending different signals to consumers.

February 22, 2014 12:24 pm

Early House race tests Obamacare as election issue

CLEARWATER, Fla. | The candidates are Alex Sink, Democrat, and David Jolly, Republican, but Obamacare is on the ballot in a big way in a competitive House race in Florida that offers a preview of the nationwide campaign for Congress this fall.

February 22, 2014 11:35 am

Medicare Advantage plans may face cuts

WASHINGTON | Cuts are on the table next year for Medicare Advantage plans, the Obama administration says. The politically dicey move affecting a private insurance alternative highly popular with seniors immediately touched off an election-year fight.

February 22, 2014 11:22 am

US condemns deadly Taliban attack in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON | The United States is condemning a deadly Taliban attack in Afghanistan, saying there is "no possible justification" for killing people who worked to help Afghans achieve a brighter future.

January 18, 2014 11:10 am

Pearl Harbor ceremony marks bombing anniversary

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii | About 50 survivors of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor paused Saturday at the site to honor those killed and remember the moment that plunged the U.S. into World War II.

December 07, 2013 5:00 pm

Snow, ice, deep-freeze hit large swath of US

MEMPHIS, Tenn. | A late fall cold snap that has gripped much of the country is being blamed for a handful of deaths and has forced people to deal with frigid temperatures, power outages by the thousands and treacherous roads.

December 07, 2013 2:30 pm

Stepmom of teen accused in Fla. bullying arrested

The stepmother of a 14-year-old accused of bullying a Florida girl prior to her suicide was arrested and charged with child abuse after a video depicting the woman beating a boy was posted on Facebook, a sheriff said Friday.

October 19, 2013 10:08 am

Gunman in custody at Ga. school; reports of shots

DECATUR, Ga. | A teen was in custody Tuesday, accused of firing shots from an assault rifle at an Atlanta-area elementary school where dramatic television footage showed young students racing out of the building, being escorted by teachers and police to safety. No one was injured.

August 20, 2013 4:55 pm

CNN, NBC won't be hosting GOP presidential debates

BOSTON | The Republican National Committee, responding to plans by two television networks for programs about Hillary Rodham Clinton, approved a resolution Friday to block CNN and NBC from hosting GOP presidential primary debates.

August 17, 2013 5:30 pm

Kirk wants care for low-income stroke patients

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Low-income stroke patients on Medicaid in Illinois are offered just four sessions with a rehabilitation specialist, far too little therapy to allow them to make a strong recovery, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk said in calling for a better standard of care.

August 17, 2013 4:25 pm

1,600 homes evacuated as Idaho wildfire burns

BOISE, Idaho | A wind-driven wildfire burned its way through sage and pine trees near the Idaho mountain resort community of Sun Valley as sheriff's deputies expanded evacuation orders to 1,600 homes

August 17, 2013 10:00 am

Obama meets privately with Mandela family

JOHANNESBURG | President Barack Obama met privately Saturday with the family of Nelson Mandela.

June 29, 2013 9:46 am

Gay marriages resume in Calif. with a flurry

SAN FRANCISCO | Same-sex marriages that were outlawed in California 4 1/2 years ago resumed in a rush after a federal appeals court took the "unusual, but not unprecedented," step of freeing couples to obtain marriage licenses, before the U.S. Supreme Court had issued its final judgment in a…

June 29, 2013 9:30 am

Explosion knocks out some power at Atlanta airport

ATLANTA | Passengers were being allowed to return to their gates at Atlanta's airport after a small electrical explosion at a maintenance shop knocked out some power to one of the concourses, authorities said. No one was injured.

June 11, 2013 10:40 am
Region runners react to blasts at iconic race's finish

Region runners react to blasts at iconic race's finish

There were about 20 runners from Northwest Indiana competing Monday in the 117th Boston Marathon overshadowed by a terrorist attack.

April 15, 2013 9:45 pm
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Jeremy Bush places flowers and a stuffed animal at a makeshift memorial Saturday in front of a home where a sinkhole opened up underneath a bedroom late Thursday evening and swallowed his brother Jeffrey Bush in Seffner, Fla.

March 03, 2013 12:00 am
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