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  • Perry: Texas adequately funded schools on my watch

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Gov. Rick Perry says Texas adequately funded public schools on his watch and still believes in offering in-state tuition rates to students who are living in the country without legal permission. Perry on Sunday sat for a wide-ranging interview at the Texas...

  • Driver dies in fiery crash in Oswego County

    MEXICO, N.Y. (AP) — The Oswego County Sheriff's office is investigating a fiery one-car crash in northern New York. Police were called to a crash on State Route 104 in the village of Mexico at 2:45 a.m. Sunday. They found a 2001 Buick LeSabre crashed and burning. The driver didn't survive....

  • 'Maze Runner' races past 'Tombstones' with $32.5 M

    NEW YORK (AP) — The young-adult adaptation "The Maze Runner" raced to the top of the box-office with $32.5 million, giving a budding franchise a quick start out of the gate. The 20th Century Fox release easily outpaced the $13.1 million debut of Liam Neeson's hardboiled private eye thriller "A...

  • Police: Ex-DC Treasurer Missing

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Police are searching for a former District of Columbia treasurer who has been missing since Sept. 13. Washington authorities are searching for 51-year-old Lasana Mack, who was last seen on the 2200 block of Taylor Street Northeast. The Metropolitan Police Department describes...

  • Syria refugee flood to Turkey hits 100,000

    KUCUK KENDIRCILER, Turkey (AP) — The 19-year-old Kurdish militant, who has been fighting the Islamic State group in Syria, brought his family across the border into Turkey to safety Sunday. But in the tranquility of a Turkish tea garden just miles from the frontier, Dalil Boras vowed to head...

  • Obama congratulates new power-sharing leaders in Afghanistan

    President Obama on Sunday made a congratulatory call to Afghanistan's newly elected president, Ashraf Ghani, and the runner-up, Abdullah Abdullah, who have agreed to a power-sharing deal.

  • Western Mexico state reports new mine spill

    HERMOSILLO, Mexico (AP) — Authorities in northern Mexico have issued a new alert of a river spill from a copper mine operated by Grupo Mexico, the state director of civil protection said Sunday. The agency is urging people to avoid using water from the Sonora River after local municipalities...

  • New Afghan President With Power-Sharing Deal

    Afghanistan's election commission named a new president only hours after the two leading candidates signed a power-sharing deal that names one of them as the country's new chief executive. Final vote results have not been released. (Sept. 21) SHOTLIST: AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Kabul,...

  • Dempsey: Afghan deal puts U.S. 'in a better place'

    "Now we need a signed security agreement and a NATO [status of forces agreement], both of which should be accomplished fairly quickly," said U.S. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

  • New terror group could pose bigger threat to U.S. than ISIS

    House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers, R-Mich., said on "Face the Nation" Sunday that the threat of Khorasan is "more immediate" than the Islamic State, which the United States is targeting with airstrikes.

  • Feinstein: Congress must debate military force against Islamic State

    The Senate Intelligence Committee chairwoman said that Congress must reconvene after the November election to debate a measure authorizing President Obama to use military force in the Middle East.

  • Peter King: We'll investigate Secret Service over White House breach

    A top House Republican Sunday said it is "inexcusable" that a man was able to gain access to the White House on Friday without the Secret Service stopping him, and he believes Congress will launch a investigation.

  • Climate change march brings thousands to New York

    Thousands of people massed along Central Park in what might have seemed like a procession for one of many holiday parades that pass through this city. And while the mood was festive, the cause was more solemn -- act now on climate change, or face the consequences.

  • Steyer: 'No question' his climate super PAC is having political effect

    Its main goal is to put candidates who support climate change policies in office, but it's hit GOP candidates and incumbents on a number of issues outside the climate sphere.

  • Ebola warning: CDC tells airlines to 'treat all body fluids as infectious'

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevent, increasing their warnings on Ebola, is now warning airlines and jet staff to treat all body fluids as infectious, even on domestic flights.



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