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US ambassador to visit Central African Republic

12/19/2013 1:43am
The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations plans an eight-hour visit to the Central African Republic to press transitional leaders to hold people accountable for vicious acts of violence and force armed groups to lay down their weapons to restore calm in the country shattered by violence and fear.

DIGITS: Public softens on marijuana legalization

12/19/2013 2:06am
With legal sales of marijuana in Colorado just two weeks away, an Associated Press-GfK poll finds public opposition to legalization declining.

Pakistan protests may make US fly war cargo out

12/19/2013 2:27am
U.S. officials, frustrated that hundreds of military shipments heading out of Afghanistan have been stopped on the land route through Pakistan because of anti-American protests, face the possibility of flying out equipment at an additional cost of $1 billion.

Fewer deportations big issue for Asians, Hispanics

12/19/2013 2:44am
With immigration legislation stalled in Congress, Hispanics and Asian-Americans say getting relief from deportations is more important for many of the 11 million immigrants here illegally than creating a pathway to U.S. citizenship, a new study finds.

Marshals service denies some of diplomat's claims

12/19/2013 9:23am
The U.S. Marshals Service is denying claims by an Indian diplomat that she was subjected to a cavity search when she was arrested on charges of visa fraud.

In God we trust, maybe, but not each other

12/19/2013 11:20am
You can take our word for it. Americans don't trust each other anymore.

You can trust us on this, but you probably won't

12/19/2013 11:48am
Do you keep a close watch when you hand over your credit card?

How the AP-GfK poll was conducted

12/19/2013 11:51am
The Associated Press-GfK poll on the American public's trust in others was conducted by GfK Public Affairs and Corporate Communications Oct. 3-7. It is based on online interviews of 1,227 adults who are members of GfK's nationally representative KnowledgePanel.

DHS removed more than 368,000 immigrants in 2013

12/19/2013 3:14pm
The Obama administration removed 368,644 immigrants from the country last year.

US ship preps for Syria chemical weapons mission

12/19/2013 3:15pm
The U.S. ship that will serve as the lynchpin for the destruction of Syria's most toxic chemical weapons is preparing to leave Virginia in about two weeks for what will be an unprecedented, complex mission.

Report: Fired nuke general misbehaved in Russia

12/19/2013 8:40pm
The Air Force general who was fired from command of U.S. land-based nuclear missile forces had engaged in "inappropriate behavior" while on official business in Russia last summer, including heavy drinking, rudeness to his hosts and associating with "suspect" women, according to an investigation report released Thursday.