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WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner invites Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to address Congress. ...more

AP News - Feb 27, 2015 12:39 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The biggest mystery at the opening ceremony of most Olympics is who lights the cauldron that holds the flame.The 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro are offering a second unknown: Will there be one flame, or two?Speaking Fr ...more

AP News - Feb 27, 2015 10:23 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will host European Council President Donald Tusk at the White House next month.The White House says the two will review a range of issues, including Ukraine, Russia, a pending trade deal between the U.S. ...more

AP News - Feb 27, 2015 10:12 AM

MONTMELO, Spain (AP) — Motorsport's governing body has approved the return of Marussia in Formula One this season.F1 says on its website on Friday that Marussia's "application to compete has now been formally approved by the FIA, subject to the ...more

AP News - Feb 26, 2015 11:01 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Thursday celebrated what he called "the central role that African-Americans have played in every aspect of American life."Obama was joined by his wife, Michelle, as they hosted a White House reception ...more

AP News - Feb 26, 2015 6:52 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The IOC is relaxing a rule that prohibited athletes from promoting non-official sponsors during the Olympics.The International Olympic Committee executive board agreed on Thursday to modify a provision known as Rule 40, whi ...more

AP News - Feb 26, 2015 4:19 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The foundation developing Barack Obama's future presidential library has commissioned polling in Chicago to determine whether residents support building it on the South Side, people close to the foundation said, in the clearest sign t ...more

AP News - Feb 26, 2015 3:16 PM

MONTMELO, Spain (AP) — McLaren's misery mounted after another malfunction left Jenson Button stranded as Felipe Massa steered Williams to the fastest lap during Formula One preseason testing on Thursday.A hydraulic leak that McLaren said will re ...more

AP News - Feb 26, 2015 3:03 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — China is expanding its outposts in the South China Sea to include stationing for ships and potential airfields as part of its "aggressive" effort to exert sovereignty, the U.S. intelligence chief said Thursday.Director of Natio ...more

AP News - Feb 26, 2015 2:16 PM

Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates have edged up for a third straight week yet remained near historically low levels.Here's a look at rates for fixed and adjustable-rate mortgages this week and over the past year: