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As Mexico awaits US visit, some question point of talks

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican officials are hoping for a bit more calm, less vitriol and more constructive talk with the U.S. this week when the secretaries of state and...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 11:49

Rise in premiums lays bare 2 Americas on health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Schwarz is a self-employed business owner who buys his own health insurance. The subsidized coverage "Obamacare" offers provides protection from life's unpredictable changes and freedom to...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 11:44

Deputy: 3 women and 5-year-old boy killed in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A 5-year-old boy and three of his female family members were shot to death at a home in eastern Mississippi, authorities said Tuesday. The bodies of...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 11:43

Rise in premiums exposed 2 Americas on health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama's health care law rewrote the rules for people buying their own health insurance, creating winners and losers. Americans helped by financial subsidies in...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 11:43

The Latest: Victim co-founded Texas energy consulting firm

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a plane crash in Australia that killed the Australian pilot and four American tourists (all times local): 12:30 p.m. An energy consulting firm...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 11:41

Death of Russian ambassador to UN needs to be studied more

NEW YORK (AP) — The cause and manner of death of Russia's ambassador to the United Nations needs to be studied further, the city medical examiner said Tuesday, a day...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 11:34

5 rescued from swollen creek as storms pummel California

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Fire crews rescued five people Tuesday who were stranded in flooding at a homeless encampment along a San Jose creek after a series of robust storms...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 11:34

The Latest: McConnell 'proud' of protesters outside speech

LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on Mitch McConnell's first stop in Kentucky during the congressional recess and the 1,000 protesters who greeted him outside (all times local): 1:15 p.m...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 11:34

CIA on deadline to argue for interrogation documents secrecy

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A federal judge has given the CIA until March 8 to determine whether it wants to try to keep some records secret about the relationship between...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 11:32

US stocks start week at new highs on deal hopes

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are breaking records again Tuesday as the market resumes its climb after a holiday break. Energy companies are rising with the price of oil. Consumer...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 11:30

Lakers fire Kupchak, put Magic in charge of basketball ops

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers have fired general manager Mitch Kupchak and put Magic Johnson in charge of basketball operations in a major shake-up of the struggling...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 11:25

Online options for Oscar-nominated flicks expand Tuesday

NEW YORK (AP) — More movies and cheaper options arrive online Tuesday for movie fans still needing to catch up on Oscar-nominated flicks. Of the 62 full-length movies and shorts...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 11:24

UN says upcoming Syria talks aimed at 'political transition'

BEIRUT (AP) — A top adviser to the U.N. envoy for Syria said Tuesday that their "main guidance" for the first Syrian peace talks in 10 months will be a...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 11:24

Jill Biden to be named board chair of Save the Children

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dr. Jill Biden, educator and wife of former Vice President Joe Biden, has been named board chair of Save the Children. Biden, who still teaches English...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 11:23

Los Angeles Lakers fire general manager Mitch Kupchak and put Magic Johnson in charge of basketball operations

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Lakers fire general manager Mitch Kupchak and put Magic Johnson in charge of basketball operations.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 11:23

Belfast police find pipe bombs, ammo linked to outlawed INLA

DUBLIN (AP) — Northern Ireland police say they have seized five pipe bombs and ammunition belonging to an Irish Republican Army splinter group that was supposed to have disarmed in...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 11:17

Woman rescued after car goes down steep hill, snags in tree

MANCHESTER, Ky. (AP) — Rescuers used ropes and a pulley to haul a woman to safety after her car went down a steep hill and snagged in a tree just...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 11:15

Follow that horse: German police track manure to culprit

BERLIN (AP) — Police in Bavaria say they were able to track down a man responsible for a hit-and-run by following the hoof prints and manure left behind by the...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 11:14

Runaway cow leads police on wild chase in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — A cow that apparently escaped from a slaughterhouse has led police on a wild chase through New York City streets. Police corralled the animal in a...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 11:13

Deputy: 3 women, 5-year-old boy killed in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Investigators say a 5-year-old boy and three of his family members were shot to death at a home in eastern Mississippi. Lauderdale County Chief Sheriff's Deputy...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 11:07

The Latest: Russian UN diplomat's death needs further study

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the death of Russia's ambassador to the United Nations (all times local): 1 p.m. New York City's medical examiner has performed an autopsy...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 11:04

Man faces life in prison for using bank hostage as shield

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A California man who used a woman he took hostage to shield himself from a spray of bullets fired by officers following a deadly bank robbery...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 11:02

Kellogg's unveils Pop-Tarts pizza, tacos at NYC cafe

NEW YORK (AP) — Pop-Tarts might not just be for breakfast anymore. Kellogg's is giving the public a taste of some unique flavor combinations featuring the morning time treat by...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 11:02

Deadline to leave pipeline protest camp won't be extended

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers said it won't extend a Wednesday deadline for Dakota Access oil pipeline opponents to vacate their encampment on federal land in...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 10:57

Historic Manhattan cathedral activates eco-friendly power

NEW YORK (AP) — The historic St. Patrick's Cathedral in Manhattan has activated a geothermal plant — part of a series of environmentally friendly upgrades. The Archdiocese of New York...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 10:55

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