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  • Airstrike near Mosul Dam targets armed vehicles

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. military officials say that an airstrike against Islamic State militants in Iraq has damaged or destroyed 16 armed vehicles near the Mosul Dam. In a statement Tuesday evening from U.S. Central Command, officials say an airstrike conducted Monday in northern Iraq involved...

  • Utah women target Carl's Jr. for racy ads

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A pair of Utah women dedicated to pushing back against the objectification of women say Carl's Jr. has gone too far with its long-running line of TV ads featuring women in bikinis eating the company's burgers in seductive poses. Twin sisters Lexie and Lindsay Kite,...

  • Clarion-Ledger editor departing for South Carolina

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Brian Tolley is leaving as executive editor of The Clarion-Ledger to lead two newspapers in South Carolina. Tolley has held the top newsroom job since March 2012 at the daily newspaper in Mississippi's capital city and owned by Gannett Co. The Clarion-Ledger reported...

  • Girl, 5, dies after San Angelo domestic dispute

    SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) — A West Texas man has been charged with murder after investigators say he broke into a home and stabbed a 5-year-old girl in the neck. San Angelo police early Tuesday responded to two 911 calls to report alleged domestic violence at a house. Officers discovered the...

  • Murder trial in girl's 2011 death begins

    BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — The trial of a parolee accused of stabbing to death a suburban Chicago girl in her home has begun. Jury selection began Tuesday in John Wilson Jr's murder trial. Opening statements at the Cook County Circuit Court in Bridgeview are expected this week. Wilson is accused...

  • Cantor's not lobbying, but his big payday should upset conservatives

    It's hard to fault Cantor for taking the deal, but anyone who cares about good government -- especially those who advocate small government -- ought to find his value a bit disconcerting.

  • Video purports to show beheading of US journalist

    BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State extremists released a video Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President Barack Obama that as long as U.S. airstrikes against the militant group continue, "our knife will continue to strike the necks...

  • Rand Paul's dilemma: Choosing between the Senate and the White House

    With a possible legislative fix off the table until Kentucky lawmakers reconvene early next year, Paul must now look ahead and decide if he'd rather stay on serving the people of his state or whether he'd take his chances on a run for the Oval Office.

  • PG&E penalized $1.4B for deadly pipeline blast

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California regulatory judges have recommended a $1.4 billion penalty against the state's largest utility for a 2010 gas pipeline explosion that engulfed a suburban San Francisco neighborhood in fire, killing eight people and prompting national alerts about aging pipelines....

  • Treasury doctors banks' TARP data

    Treasury officials also made multiple math errors in summarizing the results of the surveys, Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Recovery Program Christy Romero said.

  • Editorial cartoon: Layers of strategy

    Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey/Creators Syndicate.

  • Editorial cartoon: iCloud

    Cartoon by Bob Gorrell/Creators Syndicate.

  • Lawmakers: U.S. must act now to stop ISIS

    A bipartisan chorus on Capitol Hill is calling for the United States to waste no time hitting back after the execution of American journalist Steven Sotloff.

  • Editorial cartoon: UN priorities

    Cartoon by Yaakov Kirschen/Cagle Cartoons.

  • Editorial cartoon: Projecting weakness

    Cartoon by Nate Beeler/Cagle Cartoons.



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