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Ohio woman has long road ahead after rock attack
DANVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Doctors had a simple goal when they first saw how a football-sized rock thrown from an interstate overpass in central Pennsylvania had shattered parts of Sharon Budd's skull - keep her alive....
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UN chief believes Gaza fighting will end soon
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. secretary-general said Tuesday it is his "hope and belief" that his emergency mission to the Middle East will lead to an end to the fighting between Hamas and Israel "in the very near future."...
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Lawsuit filed against Gov. Jindal over Common Core
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Parents and teachers who support the Common Core education standards are suing Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, accusing him of illegally meddling in education policy....
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Southwest, South score low on child welfare index
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Several states in the Deep South and Southwest have earned dismal scores on an annual child welfare index that cited poverty and single-parent house households as worrisome trends that must be turned around for things to improve....
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Ohio man accused of enslaving woman gets 30 years
CLEVELAND (AP) -- An Ohio man convicted along with his girlfriend of enslaving a mentally disabled woman for two years through intimidation, threats and abuse was sentenced Tuesday to 30 years in federal prison....
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Crews make gains on massive Washington wildfire
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- A destructive wildfire in north-central Washington state grew slightly overnight, but firefighters have made progress in their efforts to get it under control, officials said Tuesday....
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Explosion levels home in Central Texas; 3 hurt
WILLIS, Texas (AP) -- Officials say an explosion that destroyed a house in Central Texas resonated for miles, and yet three occupants survived the blast....
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Black colleges face hard choices on $25M Koch gift
America's black colleges are struggling for funds. The Republican Party is struggling to attract black voters....
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Hunt on for possible anaconda in New Jersey lake
JEFFERSON, N.J. (AP) -- Reports of a 16-foot-long exotic snake - possibly an anaconda - slithering through New Jersey's largest lake have stoked fears among residents and led to searches and questions about what exactly is in the water....
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Hospitalized Nazi guard suspect, 89, gets bail
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- An 89-year-old Nazi war crimes suspect who was jailed while awaiting extradition to Germany has been granted bail after being hospitalized....
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To fight crime, Chicago tries wiping away arrests
CHICAGO (AP) -- Desperate to curb the gun violence wracking their city, Chicago lawmakers are leading the way toward a counterintuitive idea - fighting crime by making it easier for young people to wipe away minor arrest records....
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Cause of Williston fire unknown, flights cancelled
WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) -- A massive fire was still burning Tuesday afternoon 12 hours after it began at an oil supply company in an industrial part of the western North Dakota oil patch town of Williston....
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7th death blamed on 2013 Philly building collapse
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A seventh death is being linked to a building collapse last year in Philadelphia that killed six others inside a Salvation Army....
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Taping of James Holmes sanity exam mulled in court
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- A judge in the Colorado theater shooting cases says he will rule this week on whether a doctor will be allowed to videotape the second sanity evaluation of defendant James Holmes....
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Chinese woman in seed corn case released on bond
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- A Chinese woman charged as part of what federal prosecutors say was a conspiracy to steal trade secrets from U.S. seed corn companies is free on bond after a judge said she is a flight risk but can be closely monitored until trial....
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