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    October 15, 2012

    Landowners on border say they were shortchanged

    Hundreds of landowners on the U.S.-Mexico border say the money they got for their land to make way for a towering security fence was far below market value.

  • Published
    October 12, 2012

    Romney, White House spar over Libya attacks

    Romney tells supporters in swing state Virginia that the White House has more questions to answer about the tragedy.

  • Published
    October 12, 2012

    US: Hackers in Iran responsible for cyberattacks

    U.S. authorities believe the attacks that devastated Persian Gulf oil and gas companies came in retaliation for the latest round of American sanctions.

  • Published
    October 12, 2012

    Portland resident takes charge as top U.S. official in Libya

    Laurence Pope, a career diplomat, arrives in Tripoli, where he will serve until a new ambassador to Libya is named.

  • Published
    October 12, 2012

    Armstrong foundation fighting for future

    Armstrong foundation fighting for future JIM VERTUNO,AP Sports Writer   AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lance Armstrong can never ride again in the world’s top cycling races. His attempt to win elite triathlons in middle age is over. He even got booted from the Chicago Marathon. His cancer-fighting foundation, however, plans to plunge ahead, despite the […]

  • Published
    October 12, 2012

    Crisis-ridden European Union wins Nobel Peace Prize

    In the midst of the EU's greatest crisis since its beginnings in the 1950s, the Nobel committee cites its record on peace, democracy and human rights.

  • Published
    October 11, 2012

    Mexican cartels flood US with cheap meth

    The cartels are expanding into the meth market just as they did with heroin: developing an cheap, highly addictive form of the drug and sending it through the pipeline already used to funnel marijuana and cocaine.

  • Published
    October 11, 2012

    US names new top diplomat to Libya

    Laurence Pope will serve as the charge d'affaires pending confirmation of the person who will be nominated to succeed Ambassador Chris Stevens, who was killed in an attack on Sept. 11.

  • Published
    October 11, 2012

    Mother who glued toddler: I’ll never forgive myself

    Elizabeth Escalona, 23, faces a sentence ranging from probation to life in prison. Prosecutors have requested a 45-year term.

  • Published
    October 11, 2012

    Much of odd weapons cache on plane was permissible

    Of items that included a hatchet, a biohazard suit, a collapsible baton, and leg irons, only a smoke grenade fell into a category that is prohibited in checked luggage on a passenger aircraft.

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