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Drugs killed Oklahoma inmate in troubled execution

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A report on a problematic execution in Oklahoma shows lethal drugs caused the inmate to die, not a heart attack, after th…

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No. 2 House Republican faces unlikely challenge

No. 2 House Republican faces unlikely challenge

WASHINGTON (AP) — Raul Garcia has a question for Kevin McCarthy, the House's No. 2 Republican: "While we are waiting for you on immigration re…

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Obama to speak ahead of national security meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will speak at 4 p.m. from the White House before convening a meeting with his national security team …

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Scientists dig into Ebola's deadly genes for clues

Scientists dig into Ebola's deadly genes for clues

WASHINGTON (AP) — A single funeral caused many.

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Shades of Pigpen: We travel with our own germs

Shades of Pigpen: We travel with our own germs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sorry, clean freaks. No matter how well you scrub your home, it's covered in bacteria from your own body. And if you pack up…

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US decries Russian action, offers no punishment

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration isn't outlining any immediate punishment of Russia even as it decries President Vladimir Putin's go…

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Gun tourism grows in popularity in recent years

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The death of an Arizona firearms instructor by a 9-year-old girl who was firing a fully automatic Uzi displayed a tragic side…

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Ex-DC candidate sentenced to jail for corruption

WASHINGTON (AP) — A D.C. Superior Court judge has sentenced a former D.C. Council candidate to 60 days in jail for making false reports to the…

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Roommates charged in Laurel slaying

LAUREL, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County Police have charged two roommates of a man whose body was found in two bags in Laurel with his slaying.

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White House preps legal case for immigration shift

White House preps legal case for immigration shift

WASHINGTON (AP) — With impeachment threats and potential lawsuits looming, President Barack Obama knows whatever executive actions he takes on…

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EU struggles with dearth of women in top jobs

EU struggles with dearth of women in top jobs

BRUSSELS (AP) — Don't be fooled by Angela Merkel. The German chancellor may be the most powerful leader in the European Union, but she hardly …

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5 things to know about earthquake faults

5 things to know about earthquake faults

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The 6.0-earthquake that damaged buildings and left scores of people injured in California's wine country was the largest …

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Maryland announces record cover crop enrollment

TIMONIUM, Md. (AP) — Gov. Martin O'Malley on Thursday announced the state of Maryland has reached a new record for cover crop enrollment.

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Gun company cuts ties with reality TV star

Gun company cuts ties with reality TV star

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana firearms company at the center of the reality TV show "Sons of Guns" distanced itself from the program's s…

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Minimum 17-year sentence sought in porch shooting

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area man convicted of killing an unarmed woman on his porch should get a prison sentence of at least 15 years, in add…

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Testimony wraps up in former Va. governor trial

Testimony wraps up in former Va. governor trial

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An FBI agent testified Thursday that former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife spent many nights together in the governor's …

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US to begin safety testing Ebola vaccine next week

US to begin safety testing Ebola vaccine next week

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal researchers next week will start testing humans with an experimental vaccine to prevent the deadly Ebola virus.

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Texas abuzz about possible Perry-Cruz 2016 battle

Texas abuzz about possible Perry-Cruz 2016 battle

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Two Texans, one White House. Is the 2016 Republican campaign trail big enough?

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Workers cheer restored Market Basket CEO

TEWKSBURY, Mass. (AP) — Hours after reaching an agreement to buy the company, the restored chief of New England's Market Basket supermarket ch…

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Day 3 of big waves expected in Southern California

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A third day of huge waves, dangerous rip currents and potential flooding was expected Thursday in Southern Califo…

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On Syria, Obama faces questions on Congress' role

On Syria, Obama faces questions on Congress' role

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama faces a familiar question as he contemplates airstrikes in Syria: Should Congress have a say in his decision?

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Woman unearths past of forgotten Indian cemetery

WINSLOW, Ariz. (AP) — A dusty, barren field in the shadow of a busy Arizona interstate was for decades a place where children played freely, t…

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Search efforts resume for missing pilot

Search efforts resume for missing pilot

DEERFIELD, Va. (AP) — Ground teams resumed searching Thursday for a pilot who went missing after an F-15 fighter jet crashed in a remote, heav…

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Baker to lead trade mission to China

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker is leading a trade mission to China next week.

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French leader banks on free market to save economy

French leader banks on free market to save economy

PARIS (AP) — Facing pitiful poll numbers, Francois Hollande has cast his lot: The French president who once decried global finance and vowed a…

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