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New Mexico Deputies Mix Formula By Flashlight for Infant Whose Father Was Arrested

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(Bernalillo County Sheriff's Department)

A 24-year-old New Mexico man was caught drunk driving with three young children in the car, including an infant. According to KOAT-TV, Deputies Roger Garcia...

  • FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2016 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks in Hooksett, N.H. Clinton is staking her campaign comeback hopes on her ability to woo black and Latino voters, placing outreach to them at the center of her strategy to retool her 2016 bid.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

    Clinton Aims to Reset Campaign With Focus on Black Voters

    MILWAUKEE—After an overwhelming loss in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton is staking a campaign comeback on her ability to woo black and Latino voters, placing outreach... Read more

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    Charges Dropped Against Woman Who Nursed Baby Squirrels

    HOWELL, N.J.—Charges against a New Jersey woman who nursed two abandoned baby squirrels back to health have been dropped on a technicality. Maria Vaccarella, of... Read more

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    Thousands of Thumbtacks Found in California Dog Park

    HERCULES, Calif.—Police say they have stepped up patrols and are considering putting cameras to try to catch whoever is spreading thousands of thumbtacks across a... Read more

  • (L-R) Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at a meeting of the International Syrian Support Group (ISSG), ahead of the International Munich Security Conference, in Munich, Germany, on Feb. 11, 2016. (Alexandra Beier/Getty Images)

    Obama Administration Opening 2-front Campaign on Syria

    MUNICH—The Obama administration opened a two-front campaign on Syria on Thursday with a push to end one war there and step up another. The United... Read more

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    3 Oregon Occupiers Apparently Surrender; 1 Refusing to Go

    BURNS, Ore.—Three of the four armed occupiers of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon apparently turned themselves in Thursday, a day after authorities moved in... Read more

  • Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz speaks to his supporters at a primary night gathering, held at Alpine Grove Banquet facility on February 9, 2016, in Hollis, New Hampshire. Cruz finished third in the New Hampshire primary behind Donald Trump and Ohio Gov. John Kasich.  (Photo by Kayana Szymczak/Getty Images)

    Cruz App Data Collection Helps Campaign Read Minds of Voters

    WASHINGTON— Protecting the privacy of law-abiding citizens from the government is a pillar of Ted Cruz’s Republican presidential candidacy, but his campaign is testing the... Read more

  • This June 1968 file photo shows Sirhan Sirhan, right, accused assassin of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy with his attorney Russell E. Parsons in Los Angeles. For nearly 50 years, Sirhan Sirhan has been consistent: He says he doesn't remember fatally shooting Sen. Kennedy in a crowded kitchen pantry of the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles. The Jerusalem native, now 71, has given no inkling that he will change his version of events at his 15th parole hearing on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, in San Diego. He is serving a life sentence that was commuted from death when the California Supreme Court briefly outlawed capital punishment in 1972. (AP Photo/File)

    Sirhan Sirhan, Kennedy Assassin, Denied Parole in Court Hearing

    SAN DIEGO—Sirhan Sirhan was denied parole for fatally shooting Robert F. Kennedy after a confidante of the slain senator who was shot in the head forgave... Read more

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    Police Are Searching For Two Missing North Carolina Teens

    Police are on the lookout for two missing teenage girls in Craven County, North Carolina, according to police. Katlyn Elizabeth Williams, 15, was last spotted... Read more

  • Attorney General Loretta Lynch speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, about Ferguson, Missouri. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    Justice Dept. Enters Ferguson Court Case in Strong Position

    WASHINGTON—The Justice Department enters its court fight against the city of Ferguson with the apparent upper hand, given a months-long investigation that found vast problems... Read more

  • Anti-government protesters gather during a rally prior to a rolling vehicle protest by self-proclaimed patriots in Burns, Ore., on Jan. 30, 2016. Eight protestors who had been occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge were arrested on Jan. 26 and one, LaVoy Finicum, was killed when the police attempted a traffic stop on US-395 in a desolate area away from the refuge. The protestors first took over the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge on Jan. 2 to protest the sentencing of two local ranchers, and four still remain. (Matt Mills McKnight/Getty Images)

    Occupiers at Oregon Refuge Say They’ll Turn Themselves In

    BURNS, Ore.—The last four armed occupiers of a national wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon said they would turn themselves in Thursday morning after law officers... Read more

  • Members of the congregation bow their heads in prayer during a special service in solidarity with the people of Paris after Friday's terrorist attacks at St Giles Cathedral on November 15 2015 in Edinburgh, Scotland.(James Glossop - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

    Georgia Considers Passing a Law that Allows Prayer in Public Schools

    The Georgia state legislature is considering a bill that would try to bring public prayer back in schools. The bill, titled “Georgia Student Religious Liberties Act... Read more

  • A South Korean man watches a TV news program with a file footage about North Korea's rocket launch at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, on Feb. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

    Senate Passes Bill to Hit North Korea With Harsher Sanctions

    WASHINGTON—Seeking to derail North Korea’s drive for nuclear weapons, Republican and Democratic senators set aside their partisan differences Wednesday to unanimously pass legislation aimed at... Read more

  • Protesters chant and yell after the Ferguson, Mo., city council meeting in Ferguson on Feb. 9, 2016, where the council voted to approve a modified consent decree with the United States Department of Justice. It is unclear if the Department of Justice will agree to the modifications. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)

    Timeline of Events After Fatal Police Shooting in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, Mo.—A year and a half after a police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, the U.S... Read more

  • A man watches the ocean near Waimea Bay, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016 near Haleiwa, Hawaii. Throngs of spectators packed the beach before dawn and elite surfers descended on Oahu's North Shore, as anticipation built for a big-wave surfing competition last held six years ago. But the towering waves required for the event were a no-show, and as the sun came up Wednesday organizers called it off hours before it was supposed to begin. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)

    Hawaii’s Big-Wave Surf Competition Called Off

    HALEIWA, Hawaii—Legendary surfer Eddie Aikau would have gone out. But Wednesday’s surf in Hawaii didn’t stack up to his namesake competition’s big-wave standards, and the... Read more

  • A NASA Orion capsule on top of a Delta IV rocket lifts off on its first unmanned orbital test flight from Complex 37 B at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)

    Rocket With Government Payload Launches From California

    VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.—A rocket carrying a payload for the U.S. government has successfully launched from the central California coast. The Delta IV rocket... Read more

  • Delaware Gov. Jack Markell, right, signs House Joint Resolution 10, which apologizes for the state’s role in slavery, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, at the Delaware Public Archives in Dover, Del. Markell also presented a proclamation recognizing African American History Month. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)

    Delaware Governor Signs Resolution Apologizing for Slavery

    DOVER, Del.—Gov. Jack Markell signed a resolution Wednesday apologizing for Delaware’s role in slavery and wrongs committed against blacks during the Jim Crow era. Calling... Read more

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