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Armed officers comb ambush suspect's woods
CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities who spent the night in the neighborhood where a man suspected in the fatal shooting of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper lived with his parents donned bulletproof vests and gathered heavy rifles before fanning out Saturday morning.... 9/20/2014 1:54 PM

Security breached: Intruder gets into White House
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Secret Service is coming under renewed scrutiny after a man scaled the White House fence and made it all the way through the front door before he was apprehended.... 9/20/2014 12:59 PM

Pope names Cupich as next Chicago archbishop
Pope Francis on Saturday appointed Bishop Blase Cupich, a moderate who has called for civility in the culture wars, as the next archbishop of Chicago, signaling a shift in tone in one of the most important posts in the U.S. church.... 9/20/2014 12:20 PM

Calif. fire hit with record amount of retardant
PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) -- Firefighters are dropping record-breaking amounts of retardants on a massive Northern California wildfire that is burning explosively because of the prolonged drought.... 9/20/2014 10:12 AM

Tracing shift from everyday American to jihadis
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A college dropout from Florida. A nurse's aide from Denver. The owner of a pizza-and-wings joint from upstate New York.... 9/20/2014 12:38 PM

A look at American jihadis: Why do they fight?
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A look at four Americans who became jihadis, and what motivated them to fight:... 9/20/2014 12:39 PM

5 ways to protect yourself from data breaches
NEW YORK (AP) -- Data breaches at retailers aren't going away but there are ways consumers can protect themselves from future heists of their payment card information.... 9/20/2014 5:05 AM

Florida town knew shooter had troubled past
BELL, Fla. (AP) -- Most people in this rural, north Florida community seemed to know about the Spirit family's troubled and tragic past.... 9/20/2014 12:38 AM

Ruby Dee to be memorialized Saturday in NYC
NEW YORK (AP) -- Ruby Dee will be remembered in poetry and song this weekend as the actress and civil rights activist is memorialized by admirers including Alicia Keys, Audra McDonald, Harry Belafonte and Angela Bassett.... 9/20/2014 1:18 PM

Guilty verdict in peanut trial should send warning
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) -- Food safety advocates say a guilty verdict in a rare federal food-poisoning trial should send a stern warning to anyone who may be tempted to place profits over people's welfare.... 9/20/2014 1:17 PM