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Man who killed FSU student sentenced to death

ST. AUGUSTINE – An escaped Louisiana inmate convicted of killing a Florida State graduate student in northeast Florida has been sentenced to death.
Updated: 2 hours ago
CDC study: Americans’ bellies are expanding fast

CDC study: Americans’ bellies are expanding fast

CHICAGO – The number of American men and women with big-bellied, apple-shaped figures – the most dangerous kind of obesity – has climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, according to a government study.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Hunt on for armed survivalist charged in Pennsylvania trooper killing

Hunt on for armed survivalist charged in Pennsylvania trooper killing

BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. — Hundreds of law enforcement officers fanned out across the dense northeastern Pennsylvania woods Tuesday in the hunt for a heavily armed survivalist suspected of ambushing two troopers as part of a deadly vendetta agains...
Updated: 2 hours ago
NASA picks Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronauts

NASA picks Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronauts

CAPE CANAVERAL – NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Obama to assign 3,000 U.S. troops to fight Ebola

Obama to assign 3,000 U.S. troops to fight Ebola Video

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa’s Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local heal...
Updated: 13 hours ago
Radisson suspends Vikings sponsorship after Peterson charged

Radisson suspends Vikings sponsorship after Peterson charged Video

MINNETONKA, Minn. — The Radisson hotel chain is suspending its sponsorship of the Minnesota Vikings after star running back Adrian Peterson was charged with child abuse in Texas.
Updated: 17 hours ago
Foles leads Eagles to 30-27 win against Colts

Foles leads Eagles to 30-27 win against Colts

INDIANAPOLIS — With Nick Foles at quarterback and LeSean McCoy and Darren Sproles in the backfield, the Philadelphia Eagles are never out of the game.
Updated: 17 hours ago

First U.S. airstrike in expanded Iraq fight

WASHINGTON — U.S. officials said Monday the United States has taken the first step in its planned expanded fight against Islamic State militants, going to the aid of Iraqi security forces near Baghdad who were being attacked by enemy fighters....
Published: 09/15/14

House GOP moves ahead on Syrian rebel training

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers raced Monday to authorize an expanded mission to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels before heading back to the campaign trail, with House Republicans preparing legislation backing a central plank of President Barack Ob...
Published: 09/15/14
Hundreds flee 2 California wildfires; homes burn

Hundreds flee 2 California wildfires; homes burn

SAN FRANCISCO — Crews attempted to get better access to two raging wildfires in California that have forced hundreds to evacuate their homes, including one near a lakeside resort that destroyed nearly two-dozen structures, officials said Monda...
Published: 09/15/14