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  • Sen. Warren's book focuses on working family woes

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    BOSTON (AP) — At the beginning of her new book, "A Fighting Chance," U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren describes the moment she grew up. She was 12, living in Oklahoma with her family, and noticed her mother putting on a dress for a job interview to answer telephones at a local Sears...

  • Excerpt from US Sen. Elizabeth Warren's new book

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    An excerpt from U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren's book "A Fighting Chance" describing a car ride she took with then-Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner: On my first day on the job, Secretary Geithner asked me out to lunch. When I showed up in his office, he said, "I have a present for...

  • Drone in Yemen kills at least 9 al-Qaida members

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A U.S. drone strike in southern Yemen killed at least nine suspected al-Qaida militants and three civilians Saturday, authorities said, as part of America's ongoing strikes in the country against what it considers the terror network's most dangerous local group....

  • Group sues over decision not to list prairie dogs

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — An environmental group filed a lawsuit this month over the federal government's decision not to extend protections for a prairie dog found in four Southwestern states. Threats to the Gunnison's prairie dog won't cause the animal to become extinct soon or in...

  • GOP gubernatorial candidates clash in debate

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Republican gubernatorial hopeful Asa Hutchinson called rival Curtis Coleman's vow to resist some deployments of the Arkansas National Guard "inflammatory rhetoric" as the two squared off in a debate on Saturday. Coleman in exchange criticized Hutchinson's...

  • Iran vice president says row over reactor resolved

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran will redesign its Arak heavy water reactor to greatly limit the amount of plutonium it can make, the country's vice president said Saturday, marking a major concession from the Islamic Republic in negotiations with world powers over its contested nuclear...

  • At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine on Saturday prepared to celebrate Orthodox Easter at barricades outside government offices seized in nearly a dozen cities, despite an international agreement to disarm and free the premises. In Donetsk, Denis Pushilin, a...

  • Egypt's censorship board head resigns in film spat

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    CAIRO (AP) — The head of Egypt's censorship board has resigned after the country's prime minister overruled his decision to allow a film starring a sultry Lebanese singer to be shown. The film, titled "Roh's Sweetness," had already been in theaters for over a week. It tells the...

  • Federer beats injured Djokovic to reach final

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    MONACO (AP) — Roger Federer ousted defending Monte Carlo Masters champion Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-2 Saturday, and the second-ranked Serb said he plans to take a break to let his injured wrist heal. Federer will try to win the event for the first time in an all-Swiss final against...

  • Colombia hopes to share Garcia Marquez remains

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — The final resting place for the ashes of Gabriel Garcia Marquez remains unclear. It could be Mexico where he lived for decades or his native Colombia. Perhaps even both. Colombia's ambassador to Mexico says it's completely up to the family of the Nobel laureate...

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