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Kerry seeks pause in Yemen war as he arrives in Saudi Arabia

Kerry seeks pause in Yemen war as he arrives in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sought to secure a pause in Yemen's war as he arrived in Saudi Arabia Wednesday…

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Attorney: Suspect in son's dismemberment is 'doting' mother

MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (AP) — The defense attorney for a Michigan woman charged in her adult son's murder and dismemberment has described her to…

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Washington College names Sheila Bair 28th president

CHESTERTOWN, Md. (AP) — Washington College on Maryland's Eastern Shore has a new president.

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Hogan announces $68M for state employee pay

BALTIMORE (AP) — Gov. Larry Hogan has decided to maintain a 2 percent cost-of-living adjustment for state employees.

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GAO: Gov't waste of natural gas costing taxpayers millions

GAO: Gov't waste of natural gas costing taxpayers millions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Significant amounts of natural gas on federal lands are being wasted, costing taxpayers tens of millions of dollars each yea…

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DA: Sheriff's story raises questions about shooting of woman

ATLANTA (AP) — A prosecutor says he has fundamental questions about a Georgia sheriff's account of conducting "police training exercises" when…

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Detroit boy in basement: Stepmother put me there for 11 days

DETROIT (AP) — A boy reported missing for 11 days before he was found in his Detroit basement testified Wednesday that his stepmother ordered …

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Woman spread feces on co-worker's chair, mouse; no jail time

WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) — A former Virginia lab worker has pleaded guilty to spreading contaminated feces on a co-worker's computer mouse and des…

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Grand jury taking testimony in probe of Schock's spending

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A grand jury took testimony Wednesday as part of a federal investigation into former Illinois Congressman Aaron Schoc…

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State official: Clinton email practices 'not acceptable'

State official: Clinton email practices 'not acceptable'

WASHINGTON (AP) — A State Department assistant secretary said Wednesday it's "not acceptable" for any agency employee to conduct government bu…

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Pharmaceutical firm wants lethal injection drugs returned

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A drugmaker has asked states to return supplies of the company's products that could be used for lethal injection in a b…

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No charges for Colorado farm workers videotaped hitting pigs

DENVER (AP) — None of the workers caught on undercover video hitting pigs at a Colorado farm will face criminal charges.

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Democrats fail to oust NY Senate's GOP leader after arrest

Democrats fail to oust NY Senate's GOP leader after arrest

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Republican leader of the state Senate survived a largely symbolic effort by Democratic lawmakers to oust him from his …

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1 buffalo dead, another still missing after Arkansas escape

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — A buffalo has been found dead in Hot Springs, leaving only one animal still missing of the six that escaped a farm an…

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New UN envoy on Yemen sets off for region; talks planned

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The new U.N. envoy for Yemen is on his way to the region for "intensive consultations," while the U.N. tries to organize…

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Texas gay discrimination bill opens complex father-son split

HOUSTON (AP) — Beau Miller and Patrick Summers have been dating for four years, but last December was the first time they spent Christmas at M…

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Sanders hires Obama veterans to lead 2016 digital operations

Sanders hires Obama veterans to lead 2016 digital operations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is hiring veterans of President Barack Obama's highly regarded digital operation for his 2016 Wh…

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Fire at Washington state oil refinery sends smoke across sky

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A crude oil fire at the U.S. Oil and Refining Co. burned for almost two hours Wednesday, sending plumes of black smoke ov…

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AP EXPLAINS: What's next for jury in missing NYC boy case?

AP EXPLAINS: What's next for jury in missing NYC boy case?

NEW YORK (AP) — The haunting case of missing first-grader Etan Patz has endured for almost four decades — and deliberations in the long-awaite…

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New standardized tests bring technical challenges, concern

New standardized tests bring technical challenges, concern

WASHINGTON (AP) — Call this the year of the test. Or, at least the year of standardized test mania.

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Governor lifts state of emergency for Baltimore

BALTIMORE (AP) — The mayor called on federal investigators Wednesday to look into whether this city's beleaguered police department uses a pat…

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Missouri woman pleads guilty in relatives' poisoning deaths

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri woman has admitted that she plotted with her mother to fatally poison her brother and father using antifree…

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Official: 'Significant' brine spill enters North Dakota lake

A 63,000-gallon saltwater spill that leaked from an underground pipeline entered a lake via a tributary in northwest North Dakota, a state Dep…

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Oil train derailment prompts evacuation in North Dakota town

Oil train derailment prompts evacuation in North Dakota town

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — An oil train derailed and caught fire early Wednesday in a rural area of central North Dakota, prompting the evacuation …

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Former House Speaker Jim Wright dies at age 92

Former House Speaker Jim Wright dies at age 92

DALLAS (AP) — Former U.S. House Speaker Jim Wright, the longtime Texas Democrat who became the first House speaker in history to be driven out…

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Kerry seeks pause in Yemen war as he arrives in Saudi Arabia

Kerry seeks pause in Yemen war as he arrives in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sought to secure a pause in Yemen's war as he arrived in Saudi Arabia Wednesday…

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Attorney: Suspect in son's dismemberment is 'doting' mother

MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (AP) — The defense attorney for a Michigan woman charged in her adult son's murder and dismemberment has described her to…

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Washington College names Sheila Bair 28th president

CHESTERTOWN, Md. (AP) — Washington College on Maryland's Eastern Shore has a new president.

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Hogan announces $68M for state employee pay

BALTIMORE (AP) — Gov. Larry Hogan has decided to maintain a 2 percent cost-of-living adjustment for state employees.

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GAO: Gov't waste of natural gas costing taxpayers millions

GAO: Gov't waste of natural gas costing taxpayers millions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Significant amounts of natural gas on federal lands are being wasted, costing taxpayers tens of millions of dollars each yea…

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DA: Sheriff's story raises questions about shooting of woman

ATLANTA (AP) — A prosecutor says he has fundamental questions about a Georgia sheriff's account of conducting "police training exercises" when…

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Detroit boy in basement: Stepmother put me there for 11 days

DETROIT (AP) — A boy reported missing for 11 days before he was found in his Detroit basement testified Wednesday that his stepmother ordered …

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Woman spread feces on co-worker's chair, mouse; no jail time

WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) — A former Virginia lab worker has pleaded guilty to spreading contaminated feces on a co-worker's computer mouse and des…

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Grand jury taking testimony in probe of Schock's spending

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A grand jury took testimony Wednesday as part of a federal investigation into former Illinois Congressman Aaron Schoc…

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State official: Clinton email practices 'not acceptable'

State official: Clinton email practices 'not acceptable'

WASHINGTON (AP) — A State Department assistant secretary said Wednesday it's "not acceptable" for any agency employee to conduct government bu…

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Pharmaceutical firm wants lethal injection drugs returned

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A drugmaker has asked states to return supplies of the company's products that could be used for lethal injection in a b…

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No charges for Colorado farm workers videotaped hitting pigs

DENVER (AP) — None of the workers caught on undercover video hitting pigs at a Colorado farm will face criminal charges.

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Democrats fail to oust NY Senate's GOP leader after arrest

Democrats fail to oust NY Senate's GOP leader after arrest

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Republican leader of the state Senate survived a largely symbolic effort by Democratic lawmakers to oust him from his …

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1 buffalo dead, another still missing after Arkansas escape

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — A buffalo has been found dead in Hot Springs, leaving only one animal still missing of the six that escaped a farm an…

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New UN envoy on Yemen sets off for region; talks planned

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The new U.N. envoy for Yemen is on his way to the region for "intensive consultations," while the U.N. tries to organize…

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Texas gay discrimination bill opens complex father-son split

HOUSTON (AP) — Beau Miller and Patrick Summers have been dating for four years, but last December was the first time they spent Christmas at M…

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Sanders hires Obama veterans to lead 2016 digital operations

Sanders hires Obama veterans to lead 2016 digital operations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is hiring veterans of President Barack Obama's highly regarded digital operation for his 2016 Wh…

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Fire at Washington state oil refinery sends smoke across sky

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A crude oil fire at the U.S. Oil and Refining Co. burned for almost two hours Wednesday, sending plumes of black smoke ov…

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AP EXPLAINS: What's next for jury in missing NYC boy case?

AP EXPLAINS: What's next for jury in missing NYC boy case?

NEW YORK (AP) — The haunting case of missing first-grader Etan Patz has endured for almost four decades — and deliberations in the long-awaite…

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New standardized tests bring technical challenges, concern

New standardized tests bring technical challenges, concern

WASHINGTON (AP) — Call this the year of the test. Or, at least the year of standardized test mania.

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