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Texas woman set to die for starvation of child, 9
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) -- Attorneys for a 38-year-old Texas woman are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block her scheduled execution for the starvation and torture death of her girlfriend's 9-year-old son a decade agp/...
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Eisenhower Memorial panel considers Gehry's design
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A federal commission working to build a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower near the National Mall is considering Wednesday whether to move forward with architect Frank Gehry's design after years of controversy over the project....
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Girl, 8, dies after nine-story fall from apartment
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities say an 8-year-old girl who fell nine stories from a west Philadelphia apartment building has died....
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Pacific storm blast pushes rain into Arizona
PHOENIX (AP) -- The remnants of Tropical Storm Odile moved into Arizona on Wednesday and threatened to swamp some areas with 5 inches of rain in the second blast of hurricane-related weather to hit the desert region in the last two weeks....
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3 arraigned in disappearance of Mass. boy
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) -- Three Massachusetts residents charged with hindering the investigation into the disappearance and death of a 5-year-old boy have been arraigned in Superior Court....
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Former Ohio deputy arrested in colleague's slaying
MARIETTA, Ohio (AP) -- A former sheriff's deputy fatally shot an ex-colleague more than three decades ago because the victim had fired him for inappropriate conduct, authorities said....
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New Jersey firefighters face discipline for banner
MONROE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) -- Officials in a southern New Jersey town plan to discipline some volunteer firefighters after a sign drew unwanted attention....
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Police: Tenn. father forced teen to drink alcohol
SWEETWATER, Tenn. (AP) -- Police say an East Tennessee father forced his son to drink alcohol until he passed out as a punishment after he caught the 15-year-old drinking....
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Judge orders hearing on Detroit water shutoffs
DETROIT (AP) -- A judge has pushed back a hearing over whether to temporarily delay water shutoffs to Detroit residents with unpaid bills....
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Ohio police says no to crimes reported on Facebook
KETTERING, Ohio (AP) -- An Ohio police department wants residents to stop reporting crimes on its Facebook page....
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Big break in ambush probe: suspect's abandoned SUV
BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a heavily armed survivalist with a vendetta against law enforcement is the suspect in an ambush that killed one Pennsylvania State Police trooper and wounded another in a heavily forested region of northeastern Pennsylvania....
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Michigan woman holds off thief, then gives birth
FLINT, Mich. (AP) -- Police in Flint, Michigan, say a woman gave birth after she and her family captured a purse snatcher in a grocery store parking lot....
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NYC bookstore evacuated due to pepper spray
NEW YORK (AP) -- About 100 people had to be evacuated from Manhattan's famed Strand Bookstore after pepper spray went off in a customer's purse....
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Separate trials denied in Philly building collapse
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A judge has denied a defense request for separate trials for two men charged in last year's Philadelphia building collapse that killed six people inside a thrift store....
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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:...
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