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BEIRUT (AP) " Syrian government forces captured more than a third of opposition-held eastern Aleppo on Monday, touching off a wave of panic and flight from the besieged enclave as rebel defenses in the country's largest city rapidly collapsed. The dramatic gains marked an inflection point in Syria's nearly 6-year-old conflict, threatening to dislodge armed opponents of President Bashar Assad from their last major urban stronghold. Reclaiming all of Aleppo, Syria's former...

Updated at 7:08 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The lame-duck Congress is gaveling in for its final work session of 2016, and its last under President Barack Obama, as lawmakers face a Dec. 9 deadline for spending legislation to keep the government running. Republican...

Updated at 7:05 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " A new report says a bill to protect health care and pension benefits for about 120,000 retired coal miners would save money over the next decade. The report by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said the bill...

Updated at 7:00 PM

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) " The Latest on reports of an active shooter on the Ohio State University campus (all times local): 3 p.m. A police chief says authorities are looking into whether the attack at Ohio State University was related to...

Updated at 6:57 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Defense Department is conducting a leaks investigation related to the sex scandal that led to the resignation of former CIA Director David Petraeus, The Associated Press confirmed Monday, the same day Petraeus was meeting...

Updated at 6:55 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " President-elect Donald Trump's threat Monday to "terminate" the U.S. detente with Cuba could trigger opposition from some Republican lawmakers and corporate leaders who favor continued engagement with Havana. Since 2014,...

Updated at 6:30 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " There are already a few online services that aim to replace cable, but they haven't attracted many users yet. AT&T's DirecTV hopes to change that. While just about any person you meet on the street will tell you cable costs...

Updated at 5:08 PM

LONDON (AP) " A pro-Europe think tank says it is willing to take the British government to court to try and keep the U.K. in the European Union single market once it leaves the bloc. The group British Influence argues that leaving the EU...

Updated at 4:58 PM

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) " Rights groups on Monday urged Ugandan security forces to show restraint as they violently crackdown on tribal militia in a remote area near Congo. More than four dozen people have been killed in clashes since...

Updated at 4:58 PM

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) " At least eight people were stabbed, hit by a vehicle or otherwise injured in an attack Monday on the Ohio State University campus, and a suspect was shot to death, school and hospital officials said. Hospital officials...

Updated at 4:44 PM

HOUSTON (AP) " The U.S. Supreme Court is set to examine whether the nation's busiest state for capital punishment is trying to put to death a convicted killer who's intellectually disabled, which would make him ineligible for execution under the...

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