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 National Zoo’s surviving newborn panda twin is male

National Zoo’s surviving newborn panda twin is male

WASHINGTON – The National Zoo’s panda parents, Mei Xiang and Tian Tian, have another son.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Medical examiner: Slain Virginia TV journalists were shot in head

Medical examiner: Slain Virginia TV journalists were shot in head

ROANOKE, Va. — Virginia medical officials say a TV news reporter and cameraman who were killed during a live broadcast this week both sustained gunshot wounds to the head.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Amgen wins approval for second biotech cholesterol drug

Amgen wins approval for second biotech cholesterol drug

WASHINGTON — Amgen Inc. has won federal approval for the second medicine in a new class of pricey biotech drugs that reduce artery-clogging cholesterol more than older statin drugs that have been used for decades.
Updated: 3 hours ago

N. Korea leader dismisses top officials after standoff eases

SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un has dismissed some top officials in the wake of a recent standoff with South Korea.
Published: 08/27/15

Man hospitalized after bison attack on Catalina Island

AVALON, Calif. – The head of a conservation group has been gored by a bison on Santa Catalina Island, off the Southern California coast.
Published: 08/27/15
Frank E. Petersen Jr., first black Marine aviator, dies

Frank E. Petersen Jr., first black Marine aviator, dies

BALTIMORE – Frank E. Petersen Jr., the first black aviator and brigadier general in Marine Corps, has died.
Published: 08/27/15
Trump proposals risk deepening GOP rift on immigration

Trump proposals risk deepening GOP rift on immigration

WASHINGTON – Donald Trump has exposed anew the deep rift inside the Republican Party on immigration, a break between its past and the country’s future the party itself has said it must bridge if the GOP ever hopes to win back the White ...
Published: 08/27/15

Colorado State, Florida set game as part of coach’s buyout

GAINESVILLE – Colorado State and Florida will play in 2018 as part of coach Jim McElwain’s hefty buyout.
Published: 08/27/15
Ex-NBA star Darryl Dawkins, aka ‘Chocolate Thunder’ has died

Ex-NBA star Darryl Dawkins, aka ‘Chocolate Thunder’ has died

Darryl Dawkins was once summoned in the Philadelphia 76ers’ locker room to come meet a celebrity who wanted to meet the man known for dunking with backboard-breaking force.
Published: 08/27/15
Obama sees message of resilience on streets of New Orleans

Obama sees message of resilience on streets of New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS – Visiting on tidy porch stoops and dining at a thriving corner eatery, President Barack Obama paid tribute to New Orleans today as an extraordinary example of renewal and resilience 10 years after the devastation of Hurricane Katr...
Published: 08/27/15