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WASHINGTON (AP) - Ushering in the bloom of spring, it's time to set the clocks forward for daylight saving time.

March 09, 2013 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Enduring storm surprises New England with big snow

WHITMAN, Mass. (AP) - The late-winter storm that buried parts of the country was forecast to be little more than a nuisance for most of New England. Try telling that to Connecticut and Massachusetts residents who spent two days shoveling as much as 2 feet snow.

March 09, 2013 | Associated Press | Signal AP


2 Civil War sailors from USS Monitor buried in Va.

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) - More than 150 years after the USS Monitor sank off North Carolina during the Civil War, two unknown crewmen found in the ironclad's turret when it was raised a decade ago were buried Friday at Arlington National Cemetery.

March 09, 2013 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Fiery funeral for Venezuela's Chavez

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Hugo Chavez was lauded as a modern-day reincarnation of Latin American liberator Simon Bolivar at a fiery, foot-stomping state funeral Friday, hours before his handpicked successor was sworn in as acting president over the fierce objections of the opposition.

March 08, 2013 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Lilly goes an inning for Dodgers against Giants

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Los Angeles left-hander Ted Lilly would have liked to pitch to defending NL MVP Buster Posey. The weather just would not cooperate Friday.

March 08, 2013 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Bieber resumes tour after scuffle, health problems

LONDON (AP) - It's been a rough week for Justin Bieber: Getting booed for being late, struggling to breathe mid-performance and fainting backstage, then caught on camera clashing with paparazzi.

March 08, 2013 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Job gains cut unemployment to 7.7 pct., 4-year low

WASHINGTON (AP) - The American job market isn't just growing. It's accelerating.

March 08, 2013 | Associated Press | Signal AP


First lady pushes food industry

WASHINGTON (AP) - Michelle Obama praised the food industry on Friday for its efforts to market healthier foods but said more needs to be done.

March 08, 2013 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Cardinals set Tuesday as start date for conclave

VATICAN CITY (AP) - The preliminaries over, Catholic cardinals are ready to get down to the real business of choosing a pope. And even without a front-runner, there are indications they will go into the conclave Tuesday with a good idea of their top picks.

March 08, 2013 | Associated Press | Signal AP


LA expresses interest in hosting 2024 Olympics

Los Angeles wants to host its third Summer Olympics.

March 08, 2013 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Sen. McCain slams release of illegal immigrants

PHOENIX (AP) - Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona says it's possible some of the more than 2,000 illegal immigrants recently released by the Homeland Security Department because of budget cuts had been convicted of serious crimes.

March 08, 2013 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Anaheim Ducks re-sign Ryan Getzlaf to 8-year deal

The Anaheim Ducks re-signed captain Ryan Getzlaf to an eight-year, $66 million contract on Friday, keeping the playmaking center with his only NHL team through the 2020-21 season.

March 08, 2013 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Utah moves to tax e-cigarettes like regular smokes

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A proposal in the Utah legislature that would tax electronic cigarettes at the same rate as regular cigarettes has put the state at the forefront of a national movement to regulate the increasingly popular devices.

March 08, 2013 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


SD gov signs bill allowing teachers to be armed

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed a bill Friday allowing the state's school districts to arm teachers and other personnel with guns.

March 08, 2013 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Iditarod fatigue: Seeing elephants in the snow

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - There comes a time during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race when fatigue can turn Alaska's frozen landscape into an unlikely habitat for an elephant that really isn't there.

March 08, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


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LAX gunfire came while officers away

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Minutes before a gunman opened fire in a Los Angeles International Airport terminal last fall, killing a security screener and wounding three other people, the two armed officers assigned to the area left for breaks without informing a dispatcher as required.

January 23, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Syrian govt says terrorism, not talks, is priority

GENEVA (AP) - Syria's government declared that its main priority was stopping terrorism - not ensuring peace - and the opposition hinted it was far from ready to negotiate directly with the government it wants to overthrow, casting sharp doubt Thursday on peace talks that have barely begun.

January 23, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Government panel urges end to phone data spying

WASHINGTON (AP) - A sharply divided government task force that reviewed the National Security Agency's surveillance program for four months has urged President Barack Obama to shut down the agency's bulk collection of phone data and purge its massive inventory of millions of Americans' calling records, The Associated Press has learned.

January 23, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Natural gas locomotives may prove cheaper, cleaner

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The diesel-burning locomotive, the workhorse of American railroads since World War II, will soon begin burning natural gas - a potentially historic shift that could cut fuel costs, reduce pollution and strengthen the advantage railroads hold over trucks in long-haul shipping.

January 23, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Virginia AG to fight state's gay marriage ban

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - In a move that could give gay marriage its first foothold in the South, Virginia's attorney general said Thursday he concluded the state's ban on same-sex unions is unconstitutional and he will join the fight against it.

January 23, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Bieber arrested in Miami

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police in Miami Beach say pop singer Justin Bieber has been charged with resisting arrest without violence in addition to drag racing and DUI. Police also say the singer told authorities he had consumed alcohol, smoked marijuana and taken prescription drugs.

January 23, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Peace talks on Syria stuck over Assad's future

MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) - Furiously divided from the start, representatives of Syrian President Bashar Assad and the rebellion against him threatened Wednesday to collapse a peace conference intended to lead them out of civil war.

January 23, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Texas executes man despite opposition from Mexico

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Mexican national was executed Wednesday night in Texas for killing a Houston police officer, despite pleas and diplomatic pressure from the Mexican government and the U.S. State Department to halt the punishment.

January 23, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


10 Things to Know for Thursday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

January 23, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


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