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Stand up to Cancer co-founder Noreen Fraser dies at 63

By The Canadian Press March 30, 2017 - 12:46am Updated: March 30, 2017 - 1:15am

LOS ANGELES — Noreen Fraser, a TV producer whose own cancer diagnosis turned her into an activist against the disease, has died. She was 63.

Fraser died Monday at her...

Poll: Americans dislike GOP's, Trump's plan on health care

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 11:39pm Updated: March 30, 2017 - 12:15am

WASHINGTON — Note to President Donald Trump and House Republicans: People really don't like your approach to overhauling America's health care. If you're hoping to revive the...

In lab simulating harsh Mars climate, a nascent potato grows

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 11:31pm Updated: March 30, 2017 - 12:00am

LIMA, Peru — In a lab in the Peruvian capital of Lima, a simulator mimicking the harsh conditions found on Mars now contains a hint of life: a nascent potato plant.

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Judge in Hawaii extends order blocking Trump's travel ban

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 10:41pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 11:15pm

HONOLULU — A federal judge in Hawaii decided Wednesday to extend his order blocking President Donald Trump's travel ban, preventing the government from suspending new visas for...

Record snowfall buries Anchorage

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 10:40pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 11:00pm

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — It was a late March surprise for residents of Alaska's largest city, the kind that snarls traffic and keeps kids at home for the day.

The National...

Rare Harriet Tubman photo from 1860s up for auction

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 10:39pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 11:00pm

NEW YORK — A rare photograph of 19th-century abolitionist and Underground Railroad hero Harriet Tubman is up for sale at a New York City auction house.

Swann Galleries...

13 killed, 2 hurt when church bus and truck crash in Texas

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 9:31pm Updated: March 30, 2017 - 12:00am

UVALDE, Texas — A small shuttle bus carrying Texas church members home from a retreat collided head-on with a pickup truck, killing 13 people and injuring two others Wednesday...

S Korea's Park questioned at court hearing on arrest request

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 9:04pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 9:45pm

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — South Korea's disgraced ex-President Park Geun-hye was being questioned Thursday by a court that will decide if she should be arrested over...

Mexican man freed after arrest despite protected status

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 8:15pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 8:45pm

TACOMA, Wash. — A Mexican man who spent more than six weeks in immigration detention despite his participation in a program designed to prevent the deportation of those brought...

Indonesia man swallowed by python, villagers and reports say

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 7:35pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 8:00pm

JAKARTA, Indonesia — A 25-year-old Indonesian man has been swallowed whole by a python on the island of Sulawesi, villagers and news reports said.

A six-minute video on...

Congo to investigate deaths of American, Swedish UN experts

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 7:34pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 8:00pm

BENI, Congo — Congo's government said Wednesday it will investigate the deaths of an American and a Swedish expert for the United Nations and their interpreter, whose bodies...

The Latest: Ambassador says UK will remain key world player

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 6:56pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 7:15pm

LONDON — The latest on Brexit (all times local):

1:50 a.m.

Britain's ambassador to the U.N. says the United Kingdom may be leaving the European Union but it isn't...

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