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NY man is lone combat vet returning to scene of WWII battle
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- A World War II combat veteran from upstate New York is returning to the scene of a bloody Pacific island battle as an army of one....
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Several bodies left behind in funeral home buried, cremated
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Several decomposed bodies and remains left unattended by a Providence funeral home have been buried or cremated....
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Nor'easter threatens Northeast with up to 2 feet of snow
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Monday morning commute was normal for much of the Northeast as officials continued to urge residents to prepare for a "crippling and potentially historic" storm that could bury communities from northern New Jersey to southern Maine in up to 2 feet of snow starting later in the day....
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About 12,000 in West Virginia without water due to spill
LEWISBURG, W.Va. (AP) -- A diesel fuel spill has left about 12,000 people in southeastern West Virginia without drinking water....
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BP to call witnesses as it fights for lesser spill penalty
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- It will be oil giant BP's turn Monday to call witnesses as it makes its case for a civil penalty lower than the $13.7 billion the federal government is seeking for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill....
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Police ID victims in NYC Home Depot shooting
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City police have identified the two co-workers killed in a shooting at a Home Depot store in Manhattan....
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10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:...
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Federal judge stays Alabama gay marriage ruling for 2 weeks
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- A federal judge has put a temporary hold on her decision that overturned Alabama's gay marriage ban, but indicated she will soon answer a key question: Must state probate judges issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples when the stay is lifted?...
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2 small planes ditch into sea off Hawaii; all aboard survive
HONOLULU (AP) -- Authorities say two small planes ran out of fuel and went into the Pacific off Hawaii, but all five aboard the aircraft survived....
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Residents: Police shortage is a security risk for Mardi Gras
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Throughout the quieter parts of the French Quarter, residents and businesses have posted signs that read "Caution: Walk in Large Groups. We (heart) N.O.P.D. We Just Need More."...
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Panic attack, bad back: Theater shooting brings jury excuses
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- One prospective juror said she had a panic attack. Another claimed to have a bad back. A third is in the military and worried he'd be deployed during the trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes....
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Juror questioning to resume in Boston Marathon bombing trial
BOSTON (AP) -- Jury selection is set to resume Monday in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv)....
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What you need to know about the snow headed to the Northeast
The busy Northeast corridor prepared for a winter wallop that was expected to bring up to 2 feet of snow from northern New Jersey all the way up to Massachusetts. Here's what residents of the big cities in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic need to know about the coming storm:...
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Trial to begin in Boy Scout sex abuse civil case
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) -- Previously sealed Boy Scouts "perversion" files spanning 16 years could soon be in the public eye as part of a negligence lawsuit set for trial Monday in California that was filed against the organization by a victim of sex abuse....
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Patrol: 4 dead, 1 injured in pickup-SUV crash in Colorado
DENVER (AP) -- Authorities say four people are dead and one is injured following a crash in Weld County in northeastern Colorado....
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