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Deadly mistake by U.S. forces killed Americans

Deadly mistake by U.S. forces killed Americans

Avoidable miscommunication between U.S. air and ground forces led to a “friendly fire” incident in Afghanistan that killed five U.S. soldiers and one Afghan in June, according to a military…

Democrats steal a page from GOP campaign book

Democrats steal a page from GOP campaign book

Borrowing a Republican idea, a group including former senior Obama and Clinton advisers is unveiling a novel proposal to let states take the lead in controlling health costs. Individual states…

Begich’s ad screwup threatens campaign

Begich’s ad screwup threatens campaign

Sen. Mark Begich’s re-election bid was going better than his fellow Democrats had hoped. That was, until his campaign ran an inflammatory ad that he was forced to pull off…

U.S. doctor with Ebola now in Nebraska

U.S. doctor with Ebola now in Nebraska

A doctor who became infected with Ebola while working in Liberia — the third American aid worker sickened with the virus — arrived Friday at a Nebraska hospital for treatment.…

America, England say will ‘not be cowed’

America, England say will ‘not be cowed’

NATO leaders grappled Thursday with whether the alliance has a role in containing a mounting militant threat in the Middle East, as heads of state converged in Wales for a…

Silicon Valley steps in to halt beheading video

Silicon Valley steps in to halt beheading video

Silicon Valley firms were prepared this week to quickly block video of an Islamic State militant beheading an American journalist after a previous video by the same group showing the…

Millennials less trusting than Gen X

Millennials less trusting than Gen X

They’re often pegged as the civic-minded, do-gooding generation. But while they’re still optimistic about their own personal prospects, a new study finds that today’s youth are often more skeptical of…

Police departments use tech to identify problem cops

Police departments use tech to identify problem cops

Police departments across the U.S. are using technology to try to identify problem officers before their misbehavior harms innocent people, embarrasses their employer, or invites a costly lawsuit — from…

Obama says beheadings won’t intimidate America

Obama says beheadings won’t intimidate America

President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the United States will not be intimidated by Islamic State militants after the beheading of a second American journalist and will build a coalition…

Gay group allowed in New York’s St. Patrick’s parade

Gay group allowed in New York’s St. Patrick’s parade

Organizers of the world’s largest St. Patrick’s Day Parade say they’re ending a ban and allowing a gay group to march under its own banner for the first time. The…