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Correction: UVa Fraternity-Rolling Stone story

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 11:26am
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- In a story Dec. 14 related to a Rolling Stone article about a rape on the University of Virginia's campus, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the magazine had retracted the article. The magazine issued a statement in which they noted discrepancies in the piece and apologized....
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Merriam-Webster names 'culture' word of the year

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 11:14am
NEW YORK (AP) -- A nation, a workplace, an ethnicity, a passion, an outsized personality. The people who comprise these things, who fawn or rail against them, are behind Merriam-Webster's 2014 word of the year: culture....
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American seeks to preserve storied Afghan past

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 7:54am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Nancy Hatch Dupree fell in love with Afghanistan on her first visit in 1962, and embarked on a lifelong mission to preserve the rich cultural heritage of an ancient land scarred by modern wars....
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'Gone with the Wind' premiere sparked tension

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 7:07am
ATLANTA (AP) -- Seventy-five years after the premiere of the movie "Gone with the Wind," research is shedding light on the racial tensions that existed at the time between the producer and city of Atlanta officials....
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Analysis: Spending bill a triumph of divided gov't

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 7:05am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- After drawing opposition from both ends of the political spectrum, the $1.1 trillion spending bill cleared for President Barack Obama's signature stands as a triumph of divided government....
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Bryant has 3 TD catches, Cowboys beat Eagles 38-27

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 7:03am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Dez Bryant backed up his bravado in a big way....
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CIA report revives legal debate on interrogation

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 3:10am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When the CIA sought permission to use harsh interrogation methods on a captured al-Qaida operative, the response from Bush administration lawyers was encouraging, even clinical....
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Japan's Abe faces battle on reforms despite win

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 2:29am
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed Monday to prevail over resistance to his plans for economic and political change following a weekend election victory that gives him up to four more years in power....
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Cancer patients testing drugs on mouse 'avatars'

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 1:07am
Scientists often test drugs in mice. Now some cancer patients are doing the same - with the hope of curing their own disease....
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Bryant has 3 TD catches, Cowboys beat Eagles 38-27

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 12:51am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Dez Bryant went after Malcolm Jenkins in warmups and ran away from the rest of Philadelphia's secondary and into the end zone the rest of the night....
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Kobe surpasses Jordan, Lakers beat Timberwolves

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 11:03pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Kobe Bryant has shot more than 11,000 free throws in his NBA career. He has been at the line in critical moments with championships hanging in the balance....
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Bryant passes Jordan for 3rd on scoring list

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 9:38pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Kobe Bryant has reached rarefied air....
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Seattle knocks SF out of contention with 17-7 win

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 9:31pm
SEATTLE (AP) -- Doug Baldwin was caught. Not in the sense of getting tackled, but caught being an observer....
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10 Things to Know for Monday

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 9:14pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:...
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At UN climate talks, a crack in rich-poor barrier

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 5:08pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) -- A last-minute deal that salvaged U.N. climate talks from collapse early Sunday sends a signal the rich-poor divide that long held up progress can be overcome with a year to go before a landmark pact is supposed to be adopted in Paris....
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Texas weighs allowing open carry of handguns

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 2:41pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Long depicted as the rootin'-tootin' capital of American gun culture, Texas is one of the few states with an outright ban on the open carry of handguns....
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Crunch time again for health insurance sign-ups

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 1:53pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's push to cover America's uninsured faces another big test Monday....
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The $1.1T bill: School lunches, light bulbs, pot

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 1:53pm
School kids, truckers, marijuana smokers and fans of old-fashioned light bulbs are among the millions of people who had something extra riding on the big spending bill passed by Congress to keep the government running....
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Ted Cruz's moves on spending bill roil Republicans

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 1:53pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- One colleague called the tactics of tea party-backed Sen. Ted Cruz on the $1.1 trillion spending bill a painful echo of last year's 16-day partial government shutdown....
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Auburn redshirt freshman Jakell Mitchell shot and killed

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 12:55pm
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) -- Auburn football player Jakell Lenard Mitchell was fatally shot early Sunday at an off-campus apartment complex where two former football players and another person were killed in a shooting in 2012, police and reports said....
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