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May 30, 2017 - 4:49 pm
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system built by Boeing successfully intercepted a threat representative of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), demonstrating the system’s ability to detect, engage and destroy targets and validating its technological advances...
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Ted Woodward
May 23, 2017 - 2:40 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Route 66, the historic American roadway that linked Chicago to the West Coast, soon may be dropped from a National Park Service preservation program. The program has helped finance projects like the Baxter Springs Independent Oil and Gas Station restoration in Kansas, and...
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May 17, 2017 - 1:42 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning says she's uncertain where her life will take her after serving seven years of a 35-year sentence for leaking classified government materials to WikiLeaks. Manning said in a statement Wednesday that "whatever is ahead ... is far more important than...
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May 17, 2017 - 4:48 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Pvt. Chelsea Manning is due to be released from a Kansas military prison after serving seven years of her 35-year sentence for leaking classified government materials to WikiLeaks. The transgender soldier is scheduled to be freed from Fort Leavenworth on Wednesday in...
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May 16, 2017 - 5:29 pm
WASHINGTON, DC (AP) — The Army says that when transgender solider Chelsea Manning is released from military prison on Wednesday she will remain on active duty in a special status, pending her final appellate review. An Army spokeswoman, Lt. Col. Jennifer Johnson, said Manning will be released in...
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Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
May 12, 2017 - 4:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Bill O'Reilly complained of a liberal "hit job" that did him in during his first interview Friday since he was fired two weeks ago. In an interview on Glenn Beck's radio show, O'Reilly said his firing came about because of a left-wing cabal intent on "destroying voices (they don't)...
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May 09, 2017 - 2:15 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A research group that supports abortion rights says more than half of women of reproductive age live in states with unneeded restrictions on abortion facilities. The analysis released Tuesday by the Guttmacher Institute comes after a U.S. Supreme Court decision last year...
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May 02, 2017 - 3:48 pm
The US State Department issued a dire warning on Monday for Americans traveling in Europe, saying ISIS and other terrorist groups could launch attacks at any moment throughout the continent. The alert tells US citizens in Europe to avoid places where people congregate in large numbers. That...
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May 02, 2017 - 10:23 am
President Trump talking to small bankers Monday says that he’s committed to cutting red tape imposed on them by the Dodd-Frank financial regulatory law. In a White House meeting with members of the Independent Community Bankers of America, President Trump said he is working to “roll back burdensome...
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