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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — It's a highly anticipated day of the year in Alaska, when residents learn how much money they'll receive from the state's oil wealth savings account — a payout people receive just for living in The Last Frontier.This yea ...more

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DENVER (AP) — A 19-year-old suburban Denver woman who pleaded guilty to trying to help the Islamic State militant group will remain in jail before her sentencing.U.S. District Judge Raymond P. Moore on Wednesday denied Shannon Conley's request t ...more

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On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve signaled that it plans to keep a key interest rate at a record low because a broad range of U.S. economic measures remain subpar.It said it intends to keep its benchmark rate near zero as long as inflation remai ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — One year ago, President Barack Obama and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani came close to ending the decades-long freeze on face-to-face meetings between their countries' leaders.Next week both men are scheduled to again be in Ne ...more

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An American aid worker infected with Ebola who's being treated in Nebraska is now expected to make a full recovery, his doctors said Wednesday.The medical team treating Rick Sacra also said it's optimistic that the 51-year-old ...more

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TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's doctor says the mayor has cancer.Dr. Zane Cohen, a colorectal surgeon at Mount Sinai hospital, said Wednesday Ford has a malignant sarcoma tumor which he described as "very rare" and "very difficult."< ...more

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The race for Iowa's open Senate seat could be dubbed the Resume vs. the Personality.In a contest that could determine which party controls the Senate next year, Democrat Bruce Braley is focusing mostly on his policy posit ...more

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police searching for a group of people suspected in the beating of a gay couple got an outpouring of help from Twitter and Facebook users, who located a photo of the clean-cut young men and women at a restaurant and helped match nam ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market rose Wednesday after the Federal Reserve told investors to expect low interest rates for a while yet, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average to a record high.After drifting along for most of the day, stocks mar ...more

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SYDNEY (AP) — Australian police made a series of arrests on Thursday in a counterterrorism operation that comes just days after the country lifted its terrorism threat to the second-highest level in response to the domestic threat posed by supporters o ...more