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2/16/2016 9:51 PM
Paris attacks band returns to city
PARIS — The California rock band Eagles of Death Metal performed today at a highly charged Paris concert filled with fans who survived a terrifying massacre and siege at their last Paris show — and filled with memories of those who didn’t.

2/16/2016 7:57 PM
Rock slide forces closure of I-70 in Colorado
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. — A major east-west highway in western Colorado will be closed until at least Thursday afternoon as crews try to clear a rock slide in a deep and narrow canyon.

2/16/2016 7:55 PM
Texas executes inmate for murder of clerk
HUNTSVILLE, Texas — A Texas prisoner was executed today for the shotgun slaying of a Dallas-area liquor store clerk during a robbery more than 25 years ago.

2/16/2016 7:46 PM
Miner finds 404-carat diamond in Angola
SYDNEY — A massive, 404-carat diamond measuring more than 7 centimeters (2.7 inches) in length has been unearthed in the southern African nation of Angola, an Australian mining company said.

2/16/2016 5:17 PM
Obama vows to nominate Scalia successor
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. — President Obama on Tuesday challenged Republicans to offer any plausible rationale for refusing to consider a Supreme Court candidate to replace Justice Antonin Scalia, who died last weekend, and he pledged to nominate someone with an “outstanding legal mind” who cares about democracy and the rule of law.

2/16/2016 6:44 PM
Francis in Mexico: Don't settle for status quo
MORELIA, Mexico — Pope Francis urged Mexico’s priests on Tuesday to fight injustice and not resign themselves to the drug-fueled violence and corruption around them, issuing a set of marching orders to shake up a Mexican church known for its cozy ties to the rich and powerful.

2/16/2016 6:31 PM
Judicial candidate to quit over racist texts
LITTLE ROCK — A judicial candidate will appear on the election ballot despite saying he will withdraw from a central Arkansas district court race because of a text.

2/16/2016 6:20 PM
Heat wave sends people to beach
SAN DIEGO — John Larson sat on a blanket on a Southern California beach, furiously posting videos on Facebook of his sons jumping in the waves and bracing for the expletives from friends in Buffalo.

2/16/2016 5:42 PM
U.S., Cuba sign deal on commercial flights
HAVANA — The United States and Cuba signed a deal Tuesday restoring commercial air traffic for the first time in five decades, allowing dozens of new daily flights to bring hundreds of thousands more American travelers a year to the island as early as this fall.

2/16/2016 5:37 PM
Cosby loses appeal in court
PHILADELPHIA — Bill Cosby’s criminal sexual-assault case appears to be headed toward an evidence hearing after a Pennsylvania judge denied his latest effort to throw the charges out.

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