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Aaron Hernandez trial delayed again due to snow
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) -- The murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has been delayed again due to snow....
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Dot-com deja vu: Nasdaq closes in on its record high
NEW YORK (AP) -- The last time the Nasdaq was this high, Bill Clinton was president, Microsoft dominated the tech world and the iPod, iPhone and iPad didn't exist....
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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 Monday:...
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Construction picks back up, but it's a different gig now
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- As Florida's housing market tanked seven years ago, construction worker David Rager saw jobs dry up. So he left construction, along with 2.3 million others nationwide during the economic downturn, and got a job installing traffic signals and street lights....
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Los Angeles police kill man in struggle captured on video
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- In a fatal encounter captured on video, three Los Angeles police officers shot and killed a man on the city's Skid Row during a struggle over one of the officers' guns, authorities said....
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Judge to hold hearing on last-minute issues in bombing trial
BOSTON (AP) -- The judge in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) will hear last-minute arguments on legal issues that need to be settled before testimony begins in the federal death penalty case....
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Ice slows business, traffic on Northeast waterways
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Waterways around the Northeast are beset by ice that is more than a foot thick in some places, making life miserable for those who make their living on the water....
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Covert 'body sculptor' says clients chose her over surgeons
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- An aspiring hip-hop artist who boasts about her talent for underground "body sculpting" has one last chance to impress a jury before the panel weighs murder charges against her in a dancer's death....
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No injuries as train hits empty car in Ventura County
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities in Southern California say no one was injured when an Amtrak train with 85 people aboard hit an empty car stopped on the tracks....
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Amish to be resentenced for remaining charges in attacks
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Sixteen members of a breakaway Amish community from eastern Ohio are scheduled to be resentenced in Cleveland after a federal appellate court overturned their hate crime convictions....
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Boston falls short of season snow record _ for now
BOSTON (AP) -- It has topped more than 100 inches of snow this season, but Boston is just short of surpassing its 20-year-old snowfall record - for now that is....
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Dearth of jobs a barrier to post-bankruptcy Detroit's growth
DETROIT (AP) -- When Alison Norris couldn't find work in Detroit, she searched past the city limits, ending up with a part-time restaurant job that's 20 miles away but takes at least two hours to get to via separate city and suburban bus systems....
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Hearing to begin for suspect in Jewish site shootings
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) -- An avowed white supremacist accused in the fatal shootings of three people at two Jewish sites in Kansas is set to appear in court Monday to determine whether there is sufficient evidence to try him....
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AP EXPLAINS: Supreme Court case against Obama's health law
NEW YORK (AP) -- The U.S. Supreme Court this week hears a challenge to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. If successful, the lawsuit would cripple Obama's prized domestic achievement, a program that has brought the U.S. as close as it has ever come to universal health care. The Affordable Care Act passed Congress in 2010 without a single Republican vote in favor. An explanation of the legal case:...
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2 train cars carrying crude derail in New Orleans; no spill
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- The New Orleans Fire Department says two train cars carrying crude oil have derailed in the city but no oil has spilled....
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