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Mudslide searchers find more bodies

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Justices weighing in on birth control coverage under new health law

WASHINGTON   Supreme Court justices are weighing whether corporations have religious rights that exempt them from part of the new health care law that requires coverage of birth control for employees at no extra charge.  More...

No ‘signs of life’ after huge Washington landslide

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Sheriff, aide called to court over training video

PHOENIX   Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his top aide are required to appear before a federal judge who believes the two have mischaracterized and trivialized the judge’s key findings in a racial-profiling decision issued last year More...

Police: Commuter train derails at Chicago airport

CHICAGO   An eight-car commuter train derailed early today at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, injuring 32 people on board after it failed to stop at an underground station at one of the nation’s busiest airports.  More...

As military sex cases end, more calls for change

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NYPD: Boy, 14, shoots man dead on bus

NEW YORK (AP) — New York police say a 14-year-old boy opened fire on a city bus in Brooklyn, fatally shooting a passenger in the head.  The shooting happened at about 6:20 p.m. More...

Hulk Hogan’s shoe returned

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Yellen’s tightrope walk in first Q&A as Fed chair

WASHINGTON (AP) — At her first news conference as Federal Reserve chair, Janet Yellen had a message for the financial world: The U.S. economy may need several more years to fully heal from the Great Recession.  More...

Swiss entry is world’s best cheese

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BRAVO!

IN THIS PHOTO provided by TED 2014 Conference, dancer Adrianne Haslet-Davis, left, performs on stage with dancer Christian Lightner at the 2014 TED Conference on Wednesday in Vancouver, British Colum More...

Investigation into Seattle chopper crash continues

SEATTLE (AP) — The challenge of determining what caused a fatal helicopter crash near the Space Needle that killed two men on board and burned a third on the ground is complicated by the fire that charred much of the wreckage, a federal investi More...

Applications for U.S. jobless aid rose slightly

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking U.S. More...

Two winners in $400M Mega Millions jackpot

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The holders of two lucky tickets sold states apart are waking up to good news this morning: They will split a $400 million Mega Millions jackpot, the sixth-largest lottery prize in U.S. history.   More...

Source: Toyota settlement reached

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Officers chase loose bull in Texas city

WACO, Texas (AP) — A bull apparently in no mood for vaccinations led police on a chase down a Texas city street before horse-riding, lasso-yielding officers were able to wrangle the animal.  The Waco Tribune-Herald reports that the bull wa More...

Stolen Colorado hotel cat found safe

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Obama seeks to stay neutral in CIA-Senate spat

WASHINGTON   For President Barack Obama, a public spat between his trusted ally at the CIA and a loyal Democratic senator has put into sharp focus his complicated role in managing the post- Sept. More...

US expected to announce sanctions against Russia

WASHINGTON   The U.S. and its allies in Europe are expected to announce sanctions against Russia, including visa bans and potential asset freezes, today, one day after Crimea’s vote to secede from Ukraine and join Russia.  More...

SEALs take oil tanker from Libyan rebels

WASHINGTON (AP) — A team of Navy SEALs has taken control of a stateless oil tanker seized earlier in the month by Libyan rebels, the Pentagon said today.  The SEALs boarded the tanker Morning Glory late Sunday in international waters in th More...