British novelist Ishiguro wins Nobel Literature Prize

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Kazuo Ishiguro, the Japanese-born British novelist best known for "The Remains of the Day" and other works about memory's pain and illusions, won the Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday.

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  • Written by By JIM HEINTZ and DAVID KEYTON , Associated Press

3 US Army special operations commandos killed in Niger


NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — Three U.S. Army special operations commandos and one "partner nation" member were killed in an attack in Niger's southwest while the U.S. was providing assistance to security force counter-terror operations, U.S. Africa Command said Thursday.

  • Written by DALATOU MAMANE and LOLITA C. BALDOR , Associated Press

Parties fight over funding children's health insurance

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans pushed a bill extending financing for a popular health insurance program for children through a House committee Wednesday, but partisan divisions over how to pay for it suggest that congressional approval will take time despite growing pressure on lawmakers to act.

  • Written by By ALAN FRAM , Associated Press