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Afghans: US Paid $50K Per Shooting Spree Death

The Associated Press March 28, 2012

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.S. paid $50,000 in compensation for each villager killed and $11,000 for each person wounded in a shooting rampage allegedly carried out by a rogue American soldier...

Report: US Makes Modest Gains in Graduation Rate

The Associated Press March 21, 2012

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The last straw for 17-year-old Alton Burke was a note left on his door. The high school dropout picked up the phone and re-enrolled at South Hagerstown High. Burke missed...

Did You Know? – U. S. Constitution

Joann Wolwowicz September 22, 2010

The document that emerged from the Philadelphia Convention of 1787 has become the longest-lived national constitution in the world, fulfilling Chief Justice John Marshall’s vision that it was “meant...

Officials: US Drones Kill 6 Militants in Pakistan

The Associated Press September 22, 2010

MIR ALI, Pakistan – Suspected U.S. drones fired missiles at militant targets in northwestern Pakistan on Monday, killing six people in the 15th such attack this month, the most intense barrage since...

Obama, Medvedev sign treaty to cut nuclear arms

Liz De La Torre April 8, 2010

From The Associated Press PRAGUE – Casting aside years of rancor, President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Thursday signed the biggest nuclear arms pact in a generation, lacing...

US to ban wild-harvest shrimp imports from Mexico

Maideline Sanchez March 27, 2010

From the Associated Press WASHINGTON – Mexico is losing its certification to export wild-harvest shrimp to the United States because its trawls lack required protections for endangered sea turtles,...

Oldest Person in US Dies in NH at Age 114

The Associated Press March 10, 2010

WESTMORELAND, N.H. – Mary Josephine Ray, the New Hampshire woman who was certified as the oldest person living in the United States, has died at age 114 years, 294 days. She died Sunday at a nursing...

US jolts Canada 5-3 as Rafalski scores twice

Alex Kratman February 22, 2010

ALAN ROBINSON VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP)—The Americans didn’t believe in miracles. They just believed. And they pulled off the biggest Olympic hockey upset since the Miracle on Ice,...

US tops Swiss 3-1 in men’s hockey opener

Alex Kratman February 17, 2010

IRA PODELL VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP)—So much for a lack of Olympic experience. After a workmanlike win over Switzerland in the opener, the U.S. men’s hockey team is suddenly loaded with it. Bobby...

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