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Closing arguments begin in ex-Vandy players' rape trial

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The rape trial of two former Vanderbilt football players began wrapping up Monday with a prosecutor telling jurors tha…

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Budget for Koch-backed network: almost $1 billion for 2016

Budget for Koch-backed network: almost $1 billion for 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Flexing its financial might, the political machine backed by billionaires Charles and David Koch on Monday told its allies t…

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Lawyer: Boy Scout files depict 'sordid' history of abuse

Lawyer: Boy Scout files depict 'sordid' history of abuse

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — The sexual abuse of a 13-year-old scout by an adult volunteer was part of a "sordid history of child sexual abuse…

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Amtrak suspends service in New England region

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amtrak has announced that it will suspend rail service in the New England region and modify service between New York and Was…

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Gunman wounds worker at Los Angeles-area mental clinic

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man described as paranoid has shot and wounded a mental health worker at a Los Angeles-area clinic, but the employee is e…

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Probation for ex-officer shot on job, lauded, later arrested

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former Philadelphia police officer honored by the White House before a downward spiral that left him in custody on $60 m…

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Va. Senate panel OKs mandatory campus sex assault reporting

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Legislation to mandate reporting of alleged campus sexual assaults to police is advancing in the General Assembly.

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Va. Senate OKs bipartisan redistricting, 2-term governor

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The state Senate on Monday approved constitutional amendments that would establish a bipartisan redistricting process and…

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Small plane reported down in Washington state's Hood Canal

SEABECK, Wash. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a report of a small plane down in Washington's Hood Canal, a narrow waterway in Puget Sound.

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Employers: agreement on key issue in port labor dispute

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Negotiators trying to reach a new contract covering workers at West Coast sea ports, which handle about $1 trillion worth o…

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Lawmakers hear heated testimony about sex-orientation bill

Lawmakers hear heated testimony about sex-orientation bill

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Supporters of religious freedom went toe-to-toe Monday against hundreds of gay rights advocates who had waited nearly a de…

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Mid-Atlantic to expect snow, sleet through Tuesday

WASHINGTON (AP) — As a winter storm moves through the region, making its way northeast, meteorologists say Mid-Atlantic residents should brace…

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Sheriff: Bodies found near vehicle of missing Ga. couple

Sheriff: Bodies found near vehicle of missing Ga. couple

McRAE, Ga. (AP) — The car belonging to a Georgia couple who were reported missing after traveling to meet a person claiming to sell a classic …

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Denver police shoot, kill woman who struck officer with car

DENVER (AP) — Two Denver police officers shot and killed a young woman who struck and injured one of the officers in a stolen car, authorities…

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Drilling plan may restrict sensitive Arctic Ocean areas

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's congressional delegation is expecting the federal government to pull additional areas from consideration for…

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Senate Dems block GOP effort to wind down pipeline debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats temporarily stalled progress Monday on a bill to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline, the top priority of …

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US announces charges in New York Russian spy ring case

NEW YORK (AP) — Three Russian citizens were charged Monday in connection with a Cold War-style Russian spy ring that spoke in code, passed mes…

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BP calls witnesses as it fights for lesser spill penalty

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP struggled for 87 days to contain the millions of gallons of crude that spilled into the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, but an e…

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Police: 13-year-old fatally shot playing 'cops and robbers'

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy unintentionally fatally shot his 13-year-old brother while playing "cops and robbers" after the boys dis…

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Snowstorm threatens to paralyze the crowded Northeast US

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 35 million people along the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor rushed to get home and settle in Monday as a fearsome st…

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2 small planes run out of fuel, crash-land off Hawaii

2 small planes run out of fuel, crash-land off Hawaii

Two small planes ran out of fuel and crash-landed into the Pacific Ocean off Hawaii on the same day, with one briefly nose-diving before level…

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Key issues and updates on the Keystone XL oil pipeline

Key issues and updates on the Keystone XL oil pipeline

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is closing in on a vote to authorize the Keystone XL oil pipeline, although Democrats temporarily stalled progres…

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GOP donors appear in no hurry to commit to 2016 candidate

GOP donors appear in no hurry to commit to 2016 candidate

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Add Chris Christie to the list of prospective candidates for president now taking donations, a group of Republicans that m…

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USAID suspends awards to Virginia-based contractor

WASHINGTON (AP) — The main U.S. foreign assistance agency on Monday suspended awards to a non-governmental organization that has received more…

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Closing arguments begin in ex-Vandy players' rape trial

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The rape trial of two former Vanderbilt football players began wrapping up Monday with a prosecutor telling jurors tha…

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Budget for Koch-backed network: almost $1 billion for 2016

Budget for Koch-backed network: almost $1 billion for 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Flexing its financial might, the political machine backed by billionaires Charles and David Koch on Monday told its allies t…

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Lawyer: Boy Scout files depict 'sordid' history of abuse

Lawyer: Boy Scout files depict 'sordid' history of abuse

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — The sexual abuse of a 13-year-old scout by an adult volunteer was part of a "sordid history of child sexual abuse…

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Amtrak suspends service in New England region

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amtrak has announced that it will suspend rail service in the New England region and modify service between New York and Was…

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Gunman wounds worker at Los Angeles-area mental clinic

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man described as paranoid has shot and wounded a mental health worker at a Los Angeles-area clinic, but the employee is e…

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Probation for ex-officer shot on job, lauded, later arrested

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former Philadelphia police officer honored by the White House before a downward spiral that left him in custody on $60 m…

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Va. Senate panel OKs mandatory campus sex assault reporting

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Legislation to mandate reporting of alleged campus sexual assaults to police is advancing in the General Assembly.

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Va. Senate OKs bipartisan redistricting, 2-term governor

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The state Senate on Monday approved constitutional amendments that would establish a bipartisan redistricting process and…

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Small plane reported down in Washington state's Hood Canal

SEABECK, Wash. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a report of a small plane down in Washington's Hood Canal, a narrow waterway in Puget Sound.

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Employers: agreement on key issue in port labor dispute

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Negotiators trying to reach a new contract covering workers at West Coast sea ports, which handle about $1 trillion worth o…

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Lawmakers hear heated testimony about sex-orientation bill

Lawmakers hear heated testimony about sex-orientation bill

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Supporters of religious freedom went toe-to-toe Monday against hundreds of gay rights advocates who had waited nearly a de…

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The latest on the Northeast snowstorm

The latest on the Northeast snowstorm

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Mid-Atlantic to expect snow, sleet through Tuesday

WASHINGTON (AP) — As a winter storm moves through the region, making its way northeast, meteorologists say Mid-Atlantic residents should brace…

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Sheriff: Bodies found near vehicle of missing Ga. couple

Sheriff: Bodies found near vehicle of missing Ga. couple

McRAE, Ga. (AP) — The car belonging to a Georgia couple who were reported missing after traveling to meet a person claiming to sell a classic …

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Denver police shoot, kill woman who struck officer with car

DENVER (AP) — Two Denver police officers shot and killed a young woman who struck and injured one of the officers in a stolen car, authorities…

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Drilling plan may restrict sensitive Arctic Ocean areas

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's congressional delegation is expecting the federal government to pull additional areas from consideration for…

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Senate Dems block GOP effort to wind down pipeline debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats temporarily stalled progress Monday on a bill to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline, the top priority of …

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US announces charges in New York Russian spy ring case

NEW YORK (AP) — Three Russian citizens were charged Monday in connection with a Cold War-style Russian spy ring that spoke in code, passed mes…

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BP calls witnesses as it fights for lesser spill penalty

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP struggled for 87 days to contain the millions of gallons of crude that spilled into the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, but an e…

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Police: 13-year-old fatally shot playing 'cops and robbers'

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy unintentionally fatally shot his 13-year-old brother while playing "cops and robbers" after the boys dis…

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