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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghan forces have taken over the lead from the U.S.-led NATO coalition for security nationwide, President Hamid Karzai announced Tuesday in a significant milestone in the 12-year war.
Wild re-sign defenseman Marco Scandella ST. PAUL (AP) — The Minnesota Wild have re-signed defenseman Marco Scandella to a two-year contract. The team announced the deal on Monday. Scandella was...
RUSHFORD, Minn. (AP) — A southeastern Minnesota man has died after he was accidentally struck by shrapnel during a bachelor-bachelorette party west of Rushford. Fillmore County Sheriff Daryl Jensen says 47-year-old Jeffrey Taylor of Utica was tending cattle with his two sons on his property when they were invited to the party at a home on the same property. Jensen says some of the people at the party were shooting at "explosive targets for fun." Just before 9 p.m. Saturday, someone shot at a target as Taylor and others watched.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An outside group supporting President Barack Obama's agenda plans to air a series of ads this summer promoting Obama's health care overhaul.
OAKLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Federal agents appeared to be reviving the hunt for the remains of Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa on Monday as they searched a field in suburban Detroit.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court ruled Monday that states cannot on their own require would-be voters to prove they are U.S. citizens before using a federal registration system designed to make signing up easier.
For the first time in seven years, most U.S. homebuilders are optimistic about home sales, a sign that construction could help drive stronger economic growth in coming months.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities say several adults and children escaped from a burning boat on Lake Minnetonka. The boat caught fire on Robinson Bay on Sunday. Heavy, black smoke billowed...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans' hopes to reclaim the White House in the 2016 elections hinge on whether they support - or sabotage - the immigration overhaul being debated in the Senate, two lawmakers who helped write the proposal warn.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An Internal Revenue Service supervisor in Washington says she was personally involved in scrutinizing some of the earliest applications from tea party groups seeking tax-exempt status, including some requests that languished for more than a year without action.