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  • Nuclear forensic experts prepare for the worst and hope to deter it

    Nuclear forensic experts prepare for the worst and hope to deter it
    If federal agents ever capture a stolen nuclear weapon — or have to investigate the detonation of one — they will turn to one of the most esoteric groups of detectives in the world. Investigators will need proof of where a weapon came from...
  • Mitt Romney returns to stage with vow to fight 'scourge of poverty'

    Mitt Romney returns to stage with vow to fight 'scourge of poverty'
    In his first public remarks since telling GOP donors that he is weighing a third bid for the White House, Mitt Romney suggested Friday that if he does run he would alter the focus that led to his loss in 2012 to President Obama. “I believe in...
  • Justice Department policy change targets abuses in police seizures

    Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. on Friday issued sweeping revisions to Justice Department regulations governing seizures of cash and other property from people who are not charged with a crime. The new policy will block state and local police...
  • Chaldean priest in San Diego still under orders to return to Iraq

    Intervention by Pope Francis has apparently not solved the schism between a prominent Chaldean priest in eastern San Diego County and the head of the Chaldean Catholic Church in Iraq. At issue is a demand by Patriarch Louis Raphael I Sako that Father...
  • Women to participate for first time in Army Ranger course

    Women to participate for first time in Army Ranger course
    About 60 women will be allowed to take the next Army Ranger course assessment, giving female soldiers their first opportunity in the all-male area of special operations forces — even though they will not become members of the regiment and will not...
  • It's the corner, and statue, that made Winslow, Arizona, famous

    Well, I'm a standin' on a corner in Winslow, Arizona. And I'm not alone. With me are a cute couple from Southern California, who are shivering in the winter chill; three giggling women on break from a holiday office party; and a beefy guy in blue...
  • Body camera video of Arizona police officer's killing stirs ethical debate

    Body camera video of Arizona police officer's killing stirs ethical debate
    The video footage is raw, showing Flagstaff, Ariz., police Officer Tyler Stewart chatting with a man accused of breaking a couple things in his girlfriend's apartment a day earlier. That's what body cameras do: capture the daily work of police officers up...
  • Abandoned 1882 rifle sparks archaeological quest in Nevada

    There it was, abandoned for the ages, propped up against a juniper tree in far-eastern Nevada's Snake Mountains, a Winchester Model 1873 repeating rifle: the gun, as legend goes, that won the American West. For archaeologist Eva Jensen, it's something...
  • Obama jumps ahead of Congress, highlighting economy in Michigan visit

    Obama jumps ahead of Congress, highlighting economy in Michigan visit
    Taking credit for a spate of good economic news and boasting of more to come, President Obama kicked off a three-state tour Wednesday hoping to prove that Republicans' rise to power in the Capitol this week will not push him to the sidelines. Speaking...
  • New York matchmakers take the subway to make real connections

    New York matchmakers take the subway to make real connections
    Erika Christensen approached a stranger, put her hand out in greeting and uttered the words that are music to many a man's ears. "Are you single?" It's a question that Christensen fears is rarely asked in these days of online dating as face-to-face...
  • Series of small quakes in north Texas rattle residents

    Series of small quakes in north Texas rattle residents
    For the second day, a flurry of tiny earthquakes rattled northern Texas, prompting calls to police, public service announcements of safety tips and tongue-in-cheek photos of fallen water bottles. The quakes, which would hardly raise an eyebrow in...