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Fiorina heads back to New Hampshire for 4-day swing
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- As she moves toward a likely presidential bid, Republican Carly Fiorina is heading back to New Hampshire for four days....
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Boston Marathon bomber's lawyer urges jury to spare his life
BOSTON (AP) -- Defense lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev began making their case to spare his life by contrasting him with his older brother, a man they said was "consumed by jihad" and determined to drag his brother down his path to terrorism....
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Summations expected in Hamptons rape trial of NYC executive
RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) -- Closing arguments are expected to be held Tuesday in the trial of a New York City investment banker accused of raping an Irish tourist on Long Island....
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Ex-NY Assembly speaker slated to enter plea to indictment
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is scheduled to enter a plea to the latest version of a criminal indictment that led him to step down from his powerful post....
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Riots in Baltimore over man's death in police custody
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos Monday, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours after thousands mourned the man who died from a severe spinal injury he suffered in police custody....
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Texas inmate asks US Supreme Court to block execution
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) -- A Texas inmate facing execution for the fatal stabbing of a corrections officer more than 15 years ago is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to stop his lethal injection....
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5 people shot, 2 of them fatally, near church during funeral
NEW YORK (AP) -- Two people have been killed and at least three others injured in a shooting outside a New York City church where a funeral was in progress....
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Enola Gay co-pilot's flight logs, Hiroshima plans for sale
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Of the 12 men who flew aboard the Enola Gay the day the U.S. B-29 Superfortress dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima 70 years ago this summer, none knew the four-engine bomber better than Capt. Robert Lewis....
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Bill seeks to expand coverage for Hawaii fertility law
HONOLULU (AP) -- A proposal in Hawaii's Legislature would expand a state mandate on fertility treatments to include same sex couples and single women, updating a law that now only offers such benefits to women who are married to men....
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Latest on police-custody death: Police bid to regain control
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Florida city drops legal fight; ex-mayor to be reinstated
MIAMI LAKES, Fla. (AP) -- A former mayor of a south Florida city who was acquitted of federal corruption charges is set to be reinstated....
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Nuclear attack survivors, 70 years later, now fading away
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- What a nuclear attack didn't take from them, old age will....
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Teen who fought cancer treatment heads home from hospital
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- A 17-year-old girl forced by the courts to undergo chemotherapy for her cancer has finished that treatment and was released Monday from a hospital where she had been confined since December....
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Police: School shooter said he didn't plan to hurt students
SEATTLE (AP) -- A 16-year-old boy who fired two gunshots Monday inside a Washington state high school, hitting no one before a teacher tackled him, told detectives he never intended to hurt any students, a police spokesman said....
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USS Constitution closed for repairs, to partly open in June
BOSTON (AP) -- The world's oldest commissioned warship afloat is closing to visitors as it heads to dry dock in Boston for repairs....
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