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WASHINGTON (AP) " President Barack Obama welcomed four recipients of the Nobel Prize to the White House on Wednesday. Singer Bob Dylan wasn't among them. Obama used the Oval Office meeting to send a reminder that America is unique in its ability to attract talent from all around the world to study at its universities. Obama met with Duncan Haldane and J. Michael Kosterlitz, laureates of this year's Nobel Prize in Physics; Oliver Hart, laureate of the Nobel Prize in Economic...

Updated at 2:11 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " In persuading Carrier to keep hundreds of jobs in Indiana, President-elect Donald Trump is claiming victory on behalf of factory workers whose positions were bound for Mexico. But the scant details that have emerged so far raise...

Updated at 12:03 AM

MEDELLIN, Colombia (AP) " The pilot of the chartered plane carrying a Brazilian soccer team told air traffic controllers he had run out of fuel and desperately pleaded for permission to land before crashing into the Andes, according to a leaked...

Updated at 11:58 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) " A prosecutor on Wednesday cleared a Charlotte police officer in the killing of a black man whose death touched off civil unrest, and he presented detailed evidence to rebut assertions that the slain man was...

Updated at 11:12 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The House easily approved a sweeping biomedical bill Wednesday that would help drug and medical device companies win swifter government approval of their products, boost disease research and drug-abuse spending and revamp...

Updated at 10:17 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " An appeals court has heard arguments on New York City's first-of-its-kind rule that requires chain restaurants to use menu icons to warn patrons of salty foods. The regulation mandates that chain restaurants put a...

Updated at 10:11 PM

LA UNION, Colombia (AP) " The latest on the aftermath of Colombian plane crash that killed members of Brazilian soccer team (all times local): 6:10 p.m. Colombians dressed in white are arriving at a soccer stadium in Medellin to pay...

Updated at 10:11 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Congress on Wednesday sent President Barack Obama legislation to give the Congressional Gold Medal to World War II spies who served behind enemy lines in Nazi Germany and the Pacific theater. A predecessor to the Central...

Updated at 10:08 PM

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) " The Latest on a car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University (all times local): 6:15 p.m. The personnel file of the police officer who shot and killed a knife-wielding attacker at Ohio State University contains...

Updated at 10:00 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST): 5:50 p.m. Vice President-elect Mike Pence says he is eager to work with Congress to move forward on President-elect Donald Trump's agenda to "get this...

Updated at 9:40 PM

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) " As Gov. John Kasich announced a $15 million investment in advanced self-driving highway technology on Wednesday, he urged Ohioans to push back against old ideas about the state. "Who would ever want to be called the Rust...

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