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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court won't reconsider a ruling that upholds a Northern California high school's decision to order students to turn American flag T-shirts inside out.The high school in the San Jose suburb of Morgan Hill is ...more

AP News - 11 mins ago

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is in a tight political spot again.And his allies are again rushing to the Republican's rescue.Walker is in a tough re-election race against Democratic Mary Burke. She's the former Trek Bic ...more

AP News - 16 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department expects to bring criminal charges in the coming months in investigations involving financial institutions, Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday as he called for better incentives for Wall Street whistlebl ...more

AP News - 18 mins ago

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

AP News - 19 mins ago

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Portland, Maine? Tim McGraw doesn't know where it is. And he doesn't want to know, either.The country singer included a song, "Portland, Maine," on his latest album, "Sundown Heaven Town," which came out Tuesday.It' ...more

AP News - 20 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it plans to keep a key interest rate at a record low for a considerable period because a broad range of U.S. economic measures remain subpar.The Fed said it intends to keep its benchm ...more

Reuters News - 20 mins ago

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain will send a Patriot anti-ballistic missile battery to Turkey's southern border with Syria as part of a NATO initiative, Defense Minister Pedro Morenes said on Wednesday, replacing the Netherlands' contribution to the deployment ...more

AP News - 22 mins ago

The suspect in last week's fatal ambush outside a rural Pennsylvania State Police barracks belonged to a "military simulation unit" whose members play the role of soldiers from eastern Europe, police said Wednesday.Eric Frein, 31, "appears to ha ...more

AP News - 28 mins ago

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — People critically ill with Ebola languishing in an ambulance for hours as paramedics seek a place for them. Treatment centers filling up as soon as they are opened. The situation is so dire in Liberia that its president welcome ...more

AP News - 29 mins ago

ABASSAN, Gaza Strip (AP) — The university student was desperate to flee Gaza after suffering through years of border closures and three wars.In early September, a week after the latest war between Gaza's ruling Hamas and Israel, 22-year-old Moha ...more