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Hurricane Arthur strengthens as it continues moving toward North Carolina coast

Hurricane Arthur is strengthening in the Atlantic, threatening to become a Category 2 storm when it passes over or near the North Carolina coast on Independence Day.

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 03:50pm EDT

New liquor rule eases famously strict Utah limits

New liquor rule eases famously strict Utah limits; bar owners gain control on liquor licenses

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 03:40pm EDT

5 things to know about the 1964 Civil Rights Act

5 things to know about the 1964 Civil Rights Act 50 years later

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 02:40pm EDT

Child's family won't directly accept KFC donation

Scarred girl's family won't directly accept KFC money, suggests donation to doctor's group

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 02:30pm EDT

Floating strip club navigates regulatory trouble

Alaska boat featuring exotic dancers briefly shut down by Coast Guard soon after opening

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 02:15pm EDT

NIH creates network to tackle mysterious diseases

NIH funds network of 6 universities to give patients with mysterious diseases a place to turn

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 02:00pm EDT

US condemns 'heinous murder' of Palestinian teen

US condemns 'heinous murder' of Palestinian teen, calls on all sides to avoid retribution

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 12:50pm EDT

Rip currents expected at Delmarva beaches

Beachgoers can expect strong winds and rip currents at Delmarva's beaches this weekend thanks to Hurricane Arthur.

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 12:39pm EDT

Court backs police pension in Chicago torture case

Illinois Supreme Court upholds pension for former Chicago police commander accused of torture

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 11:40am EDT

Evacuation ordered for island on NC's Outer Banks

Evacuation ordered for fragile island on NC's Outer Banks as Tropical Storm Arthur approaches

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 11:26am EDT

Young, active war wounded pushing medical science

Navy to study combat wounded as young, active amputees push limitations of medical science

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 10:36am EDT

Police: Boy, 11, kept in cage

Police: 11-year-old autistic boy kept in cage; parents arrested in California

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 09:19am EDT

Chicago group answers street violence with yoga

Chicago group answers violence by unrolling yoga mats on some of the city's meanest streets

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 09:10am EDT

Hurricane Arthur forms in the Atlantic

Arthur strengthens to a hurricane in Atlantic; hurricane warnings extended in North Carolina

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 08:34am EDT

Worker safety agency investigating prison rape

Arizona's worker safety agency now investigating teacher's rape at prison

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 07:20am EDT

How well would you do on the U.S. naturalization test?

On the eve of the celebration of America's birthday, WTOP pulled 15 questions from the U.S. citizenship test. See how well you'd do!

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 06:38am EDT

Colorado leaders seek gay-marriage resolution

Hickenlooper, Suthers, seek gay-marriage resolution; Boulder continues issuing licenses

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 05:52am EDT

FBI seeks victims of child rape after suspect dies

AP Exclusive: Unraveling mystery of salesman accused of molesting, raping unconscious girls

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 04:12am EDT

FBI: Colorado woman aimed to go to Syria for jihad

FBI: 19-year-old Denver-area woman aimed to go to Syria for jihad; she was arrested at airport

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 03:10am EDT

Activists seek to ban Texas cheerleader from Facebook

Kendall Jones, 19, hunts big animals and poses with them on social media.

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 02:58am EDT
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