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In Mideast, passions quieter over N.Y. mosque

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – On the streets of lower Manhattan, there’s no mistaking how the passions flow: One side saying its their patriotic duty to block a planned Islamic center and the other...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

U.S.: Afghan forces need time

WASHINGTON – A senior U.S. commander on Monday wouldn’t predict when Afghanistan might take control of its own security and warned that NATO needs at least another year to recruit and train enough...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Answers to questions about egg recall

Two large Iowa farms have recalled 550 million eggs because of possible contamination with salmonella. Investigators from the Food and Drug Administration are trying to find the cause of the...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

As anxiety lingers, stocks slip

NEW YORK – Stocks slumped to a weak finish Monday as lingering worries about the economy overcame optimism from a fresh round of corporate dealmaking.Stocks had an early lift after Hewlett-Packard...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Militant attacks kill 5 foreign troops in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan – Attacks by insurgents killed five foreign troops in Afghanistan on Monday, including two Americans, two French marines and a Hungarian soldier.The attacks came in the north,...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Indians support habitat defense Ecuador aims to preserve rain forest

$BRIEFSHEAD_ON$YASUNI NATIONAL PARK, Ecuador – Ecuador is pressing its appeal for wealthy countries to put up $3.6 billion to protect a pristine Amazon rain forest preserve by leaving its rich oil...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Tainted eggs linked to suppliers

WASHINGTON – Two Iowa farms that recalled more than a half-billion eggs linked to as many as 1,300 cases of salmonella poisoning share suppliers of chickens and feed as well as ties to an Iowa...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Trapped Chile miners alive after 17 days

SANTIAGO, Chile – All 33 Chilean miners trapped deep underground for 17 days were found alive Sunday, Chile’s president confirmed.A probe sent about 2,257 feet deep into the collapsed mine early in...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Yellowstone bears going to be hungry

BILLINGS, Mont. – Yellowstone’s grizzlies are going to be particularly hungry this fall, and that means more dangerous meetings with humans in a year that is already the area’s deadliest on...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Insurgents kill 2 U.S. troops in eastern Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan – Two U.S. troops were killed by insurgents in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, and a former guerrilla leader who battled Soviet invaders decades ago was killed by a roadside bomb...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Faulty alarms blamed for van Gogh theft in Egypt

CAIRO – None of the alarms and only seven out of 43 surveillance cameras were working at a Cairo museum where a Vincent van Gogh painting was stolen, Egypt’s top prosecutor said Sunday.Thieves made...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Families begin returning home after apartment fire

  Familiesbegin returning home after apartment fire February13, 2003 By Shane Benjamin Herald Staff WriterNine of the 12 Durango families evacuated from their homesTuesday night because of an...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World