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Politics Jul 05Obama set to commute dozens of nonviolent drug sentences, aides say
Aides say President Barack Obama is set to commute the sentences of dozens of nonviolent federal drug offenders in the coming weeks…
World Jun 27Greek PM closes banks to slow cash withdrawal frenzy
More than one in three ATMs in Greece ran out of cash at some point Saturday as banks struggled to provide enough euro banknotes to keep the machines running while Greeks scrambled to withdraw money.
Politics Jun 27Watch: Activist removes Confederate flag from S.C. Capitol
The flagpole on the grounds of the Columbia Capitol building briefly stood unadorned Saturday after an activist climbed it and removed the Confederate flag.
World Jun 21Hackers disrupt Polish airline’s computers, grounding 1,400
Around 1,400 passengers of the Polish airline LOT were grounded at Warsaw's Frederic Chopin Airport Sunday after a cyber attack temporarily disabled the computer systems that the carrier uses to issue flight plans…
Politics Jun 218 things you didn’t know about the Confederate flag
Here are eight things you may not have known about the contentious Confederate emblem.
Nation Jun 07Convicted murderers use power tools to escape New York prison
Law enforcement agencies were busy Sunday searching for two convicted murders who used power tools to make an ingenious escape from a maximum security prison in upstate New York the day before.
Nation Jun 07Photos: American Pharoah wins the Triple Crown
American Pharoah and jockey Victor Espinoza performed one of the sports world's rarest feats Saturday, winning the Belmont Stakes, the third and final race needed to clinch the elusive title of Triple Crown champion…
Nation Jun 06Photos: Senior volunteers give San Diego police a helping hand
If you got in a fender bender, you probably wouldn't expect the first responder to be an unarmed octogenarian -- but that scenario is entirely possible in San Diego.
World Jun 06Egyptian court overturns designation of Hamas as a terrorist group
An Egyptian appeals court on Saturday overturned a lower court ruling that designated the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas as a terrorist organization, court officials said…
Politics May 30Texas approves open carry law for handguns
The law allows licensed Texans to carry handguns in plain view in belt or shoulder holsters.