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Islamic State recruits broadly, not just fighters

Islamic State Diverse Recruiting

WASHINGTON (AP) — As it looks to expand its territorial base across broad swaths of Iraq and Syria, the Islamic State group is recruiting for more than just fighters. The extremist organization also...

Police

Theater shooter's parents plead for his life

DENVER — The parents of Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes are pleading for him to be spared the death penalty. In a letter to The Denver Post...


National

Rain a ‘start’ for Calif., but drought entrenched

So there’s good news and there’s bad news on the California drought. The good news is that recent rain has finally started to chip away at the severe...


National

Lava slows but still on track to hit Hawaii market

HONOLULU — Lava from an active volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island slowed slightly but stayed on track to hit a shopping center in the small town of Pahoa....


National

NASA's Orion spacecraft back in Florida after test flight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA’s experimental Orion spacecraft left Florida by rocket and returned by truck. The capsule arrived back at Kennedy Space...


National

Ex-Marine wanted in 6 killings commits suicide

PENNSBURG, Pa. — An Iraq War veteran suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives in a shooting and slashing frenzy was found dead of self-...




National

VIDEO: Manhunt for ex-Marine in 6 killings drags on into 2nd day

PENNSBURG, Pa. — Schools closed and hospitals and other public places tightened security Tuesday as police in suburban Philadelphia hunted for a Marine...


National

Islamic State recruits broadly, not just fighters

WASHINGTON (AP) — As it looks to expand its territorial base across broad swaths of Iraq and Syria, the Islamic State group is recruiting for more than just...


National

6 dead, suspect on loose in suburban Philadelphia

PENNSBURG, Pa. — A man killed six people and seriously wounded another in three different homes outside Philadelphia and remained at large hours after the...


National

Colorado dad of Arapahoe killer post-publishes son's obituary

DENVER — The father of Karl Pierson, the 18-year-old who killed 17-year-old Claire Davis at Arapahoe High School last year has decided now is the...


National

Texas weighs allowing open carry of handguns

AUSTIN, Texas — Long depicted as the rootin‘-tootin’ capital of American gun culture, Texas is one of the few states with an outright ban on the...


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