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  • Rep. Don Young apologizes for comments on suicides

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — U.S. Rep. Don Young said his own experience with suicide may have caused him to misspeak to students at Wasilla High School about preventing it. Young, answering a teacher's question, created a furor Tuesday when he said a lack of support from family and...

  • UN authorizes ship inspections for Somali charcoal

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council authorized the inspection of ships suspected of carrying highly prized charcoal from Somalia on Friday in a stepped-up effort to enforce a ban on charcoal exports and cut off a lucrative source of funding for the al-Qaida linked extremist...

  • 4 dead during attempted Dominican prison break

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Authorities in the Dominican Republic say at least four inmates died and two guards were injured during an attempted prison escape orchestrated by armed gunmen. General prosecutor Francisco Dominguez says the gunmen parked a vehicle outside the...

  • Vargas to take on Vogelsong in Game 4 of Series

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Even though Jason Vargas will be making his World Series debut for Kansas City in Game 4, the Fall Classic atmosphere in San Francisco will not be foreign to him. Four years ago, while home for the offseason in Arizona, Vargas and his wife decided to fly to San...

  • Hillary Clinton: Raimondo can tackle tough issues

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Hillary Clinton on Friday urged Rhode Islanders to "dig deep" and do everything they can to elect Democrat Gina Raimondo the next governor, saying the treasurer has tackled tough issues and made difficult choices. The former first lady, U.S. senator, secretary...

  • Latest Colorado news, sports, business and entertainment

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    GOVERNOR-COLORADO-DEBATE Hickenlooper, Beauprez meet for last debate DENVER (AP) — Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper and Republican challenger Bob Beauprez are meeting for their last debate before Election Day. Friday evening's debate hosted by KCNC-TV will mark the eighth time the...

  • New Hampshire doctor heading to Liberia to help

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's deputy epidemiologist is heading to Liberia to train medical workers on how to protect against the Ebola virus. Besides her state position, Dr. Elizabeth Talbot is an infectious-disease doctor at Dartmouth-Hitchcock and an associate professor of...

  • Coric upsets Nadal to reach Swiss Indoors semis

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    BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — Teenager Borna Coric upset second-seeded Rafael Nadal in straight sets Friday to reach the semifinals of the Swiss Indoors and announce himself as one of the rising stars of tennis. There was no such slip-up for Roger Federer as the top-seeded Swiss remained...

  • Secretary of state files complaint over mailers

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Secretary of State Linda McCulloch filed a complaint Friday alleging that Stanford University and Dartmouth College researchers broke four laws by sending 100,000 election mailers to voters that appeared to come from the state. The mailers by political...

  • Wismer, Daugaard split on state's GOP status quo

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The two leading candidates in South Dakota's governor's race differ on almost every issue, but they're particularly split in one area: the status quo. State Rep. Susan Wismer, who's trying to unseat Republican Gov. Dennis Daugaard in a state that hasn't elected a...

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