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With gay marriage comes question: I do or I don't

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 3:16am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- When gay marriage became legal in Pennsylvania earlier this year, Elissa Goldberg was ready to say "I do." Her longtime partner's reaction, however, was "I'm not so sure."...
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Pesky, effective? Campaign signs spread like weeds

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 2:23am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Pesky. Illegal. Effective?...
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Cloning whistle-blower: little change in S. Korea

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 1:23am
CHUNCHEON, South Korea (AP) -- The whistle-blower who exposed breakthrough cloning research as a devastating fake says South Korea is still dominated by the values that allowed science fraudster Hwang Woo-suk to become an almost untouchable national hero....
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Manning, Sanders lead Broncos past Chargers, 35-21

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 1:09am
DENVER (AP) -- With this much speed and acceleration, it's no surprise Emmanuel Sanders is so adept at catching up....
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Frank Mankiewicz, aide to Robert Kennedy, dies

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:50am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Frank Mankiewicz, the press secretary who went before television cameras to announce the death of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy and later served as political director for presidential candidate George McGovern, died Thursday. He was 90....
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Failures in oversight worsened UNC academic fraud

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 10:13pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- An alarming lack of institutional oversight at the University of North Carolina allowed an academic fraud scandal to run unchecked for nearly two decades and has the school reeling from the scandal's fallout....
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Prisoner in Afghanistan to be tried in US

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 9:44pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration is preparing to transfer a military detainee in Afghanistan for criminal trial in Virginia, U.S. officials said Thursday....
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10 Things to Know for Friday

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 9:33pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:...
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Autopsy: St. Louis officer shot Myers from behind

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 9:09pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- An 18-year-old killed earlier this month by an off-duty St. Louis police officer was shot eight times, including six times from behind, said a forensic pathologist who performed an independent autopsy Thursday....
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US officials: Iraqi army regrouping slowly

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 8:18pm
MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AP) -- Iraq's fractured army has begun to regroup and stage modest, localized attacks on the Islamic State militants who routed them last spring and summer, but they are unlikely to be ready to launch a major counteroffensive for many months, senior U.S. military officials said Thursday....
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EU reaches deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 8:14pm
BRUSSELS (AP) -- European Leaders agreed early Friday to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the 28-nation bloc to at least 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030....
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Ex-Mountie hero of shooting at Canada's Parliament

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 5:35pm
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) -- The standing ovation began even before Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers entered the Parliament chamber in his black robe, carrying the golden ceremonial mace on his right shoulder....
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Cremation fears leave empty Ebola beds in Liberia

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 5:28pm
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) -- Even as Liberians fall ill and die of Ebola, more than half the beds in treatment centers in the capital remain empty, an unintended consequence of the government's order that the bodies of all suspected Ebola victims in Monrovia be cremated....
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Border deaths drop to 15-year low

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 4:37pm
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- The number of people who died trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border has dropped to the lowest level in 15 years as more immigrants turned themselves in to authorities in Texas and fewer took their chances with the dangerous trek across the Arizona desert....
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New survey details vast scope of teen dating abuse

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 4:36pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- From violence to verbal taunts, abusive dating behavior is pervasive among America's adolescents, according to a new, federally funded survey. It says a majority of boys and girls who date describe themselves as both victims and perpetrators....
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Analysis: GOP hopes Obama is key to Senate control

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 4:27pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Struggling to preserve their Senate majority, Democrats are attacking Republicans over Medicare and Social Security in Louisiana, spending cuts in Arkansas, off-shore jobs in New Hampshire and women's issues in Colorado....
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NK experts: US must apologize to free detainees

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 4:22pm
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- The United States government must make a formal apology to secure the freedom of two Americans who remain imprisoned in North Korea after the release this week of Jeffrey Fowle, North Korean legal experts said Thursday....
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Pennsylvania town can keep Jim Thorpe's body

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 4:12pm
Jim Thorpe's body will stay in the Pennsylvania town where he was laid to rest six decades ago after a federal appeals court on Thursday threw out a ruling that could have resulted in his reburial on American Indian land in Oklahoma....
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Lawmakers seek to end benefits to former Nazis

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 4:10pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Legislation to stop suspected Nazi war criminals from receiving U.S. Social Security benefits will be introduced soon, members of Congress announced Thursday, the latest response to an Associated Press investigation that revealed millions of dollars have been paid to former Nazis who were forced out of the United States....
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White House fence jumper held without bond

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 3:51pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The 23-year-old Maryland man who climbed over the White House fence was ordered held without bond in an appearance Thursday before a federal magistrate judge....
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