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STOCKHOLM (AP) " Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Saturday accepted the Nobel Peace Prize, saying it helped his country achieve the "impossible dream" of ending a half-century-long civil war. A smiling Santos received his Nobel diploma and gold medal at a ceremony in Oslo, Norway, for his efforts to end a conflict that has killed 220,000 people and displaced 8 million. "Ladies and gentlemen, there is one less war in the world, and it is the war in Colombia," the...

Updated at 3:51 PM

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) " Austin health department workers hung bags of condoms and information about safe sex from trees at a park " without informing their bosses or the local parks department, according to a newspaper report. The bags in...

Updated at 3:42 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Congress has sent legislation to President Barack Obama's desk that would continue reviews of racially motivated killings in the civil rights era that are now cold cases. The legislation passed by voice vote at the end of...

Updated at 3:33 PM

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) " To set foot in the Ghost Ship on a party night was to pass through the industrial facade of an old warehouse and enter an exotic world glowing with rainbow lanterns, guarded by figures of Asian deities and pulsing with a...

Updated at 3:29 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " The Latest developments on Donald Trump's transition to the presidency (all times local): 11:20 a.m. President-elect Donald Trump will spend the first half of Saturday's Army-Navy game in the box of David Urban, a West...

Updated at 2:47 PM

PELHAM, N.C. (AP) " White supremacy is a label that's too hot to handle even for groups like the Ku Klux Klan. Standing on a muddy dirt road in the dead of night near the North Carolina-Virginia border, masked Ku Klux Klan members claimed...

Updated at 1:57 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " President Barack Obama's order to intelligence officials for a full-scale review of campaign-season cyberattacks met with a cool reception from President-elect Donald Trump, whose transition team said it's "time to move...

Updated at 1:50 PM

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) " Gambia's president-elect said Saturday that the outgoing leader who now rejects his defeat has no constitutional authority to invalidate voting results or call for another election, and he called on President Yahya Jammeh to...

Updated at 1:44 PM

MOSCOW (AP) " Russia will accept an International Olympic Committee plan to retest all drug test samples given by its athletes at the 2012 and 2014 Olympics, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko said Saturday. The IOC's declaration...

Updated at 1:40 PM

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) " The previous time South Korea's parliament voted to impeach a president, ruling party lawmakers bawled and hurled ballot boxes, a man set himself on fire in front of the National Assembly, and thousands glumly held...

Updated at 1:21 PM

MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) " Drawing the U.S. deeper into the Syria conflict, Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Saturday he is sending 200 more troops to accelerate the push on the Islamic State's self-declared capital of Raqqa. The 200, to...

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