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Feinstein asks White House to take lead in editing Senate torture report critical of CIA

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 6:20pm
The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee appealed to President Barack Obama to reconsider his administration's decision to task the CIA with editing a torture report harshly critical of the spy agency's treatment of terror suspects after the Sept. 11 attacks before it can be made public.
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Police: 2 Minnesota burglary suspects arrested after inadvertently pocket-dialing 911

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 6:06pm
Two Minnesota burglary suspects are arrested after police say one of them accidentally called 911 and left the line open as the pair discussed the crime.
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Marissa Devault guilty of killing husband with hammer

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 6:01pm
An Arizona woman was convicted of first-degree Tuesday for bludgeoning her husband to death with a hammer in what prosecutors said was a failed bid to collect on a life insurance policy to repay about $300,000 in loans from her boyfriend.
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Sailor found dead in Virginia at Navy facility barracks

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 12:03pm
The Navy says a sailor has been found dead in a barracks in Virginia after failing to report for work.
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Texas' proposed Mexican-American studies high school course rekindles past ideological battles

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 12:03pm
The Texas Board of Education is considering adding a Mexican-American studies course as a statewide high school elective, a move that proponents say would give students a deeper understanding of the state where Hispanics make up a majority of public school students and which was once part of Mexico.
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Pets, working animals vie for 'mayor' of small Colorado town, raise funds for shelter

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 11:48am
The chief operating officer at the Teller County Regional Animal Shelter in Colorado knows she's not supposed to have favorites, but she wants soulful-eyed bloodhound Pa Kettle to be mayor.
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Lawyer tells Vegas judge attorneys trying to free boxer Molina from jail and immigration case

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 11:37am
An attorney for boxer Carlos Molina has told a judge in Las Vegas that attorneys hope to get a Wisconsin warrant withdrawn and then get immigration proceedings resolved so Molina can be freed from jail.
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University of Dayton basketball player charged with domestic violence, assault

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 11:32am
Court records show a University of Dayton basketball player has been charged with domestic violence and assault.
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Brooklyn woman receives birthday letter sent by mom in 1969

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 11:21am
Neither rain nor sleet nor passage of nearly a half-century could stop this postal delivery.
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Inspiring #WEWILLRUN video goes viral ahead of Boston Marathon

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 11:05am
As Boston prepares to mark one year since the tragic twin bombings that killed three people and wounded more than 260 others, an inspirational video that drums up support for this year's marathon runners is being spread around the Web.
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Suspect arraigned in mob beating of motorist who accidentally hit boy with truck in Detroit

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 11:03am
A 17-year-old charged in the severe mob beating of a suburban motorist in Detroit who accidentally hit a 10-year-old boy has been arraigned on assault charges.
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Officer shot in Los Angeles police station was not wearing bulletproof vest

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 11:01am
Authorities say an officer shot several times by a man who opened fire inside a Los Angeles police station was not wearing a bulletproof vest, as they previously had reported.
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Washington mudslide total rises to 34; dozen people still missing as recovery teams search

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 10:49am
The death toll from the landslide that hit the Washington community of Oso has risen to 34, with the addition of one more person to the number of victims.
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UConn students celebrate second men's basketball title in four years

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:42pm
More than 10,000 UConn students shook the stands inside Gampel Pavilion Monday night, then erupted in cheers, stormed the arena floor and poured into the streets as their men's basketball team won its fourth national championship, and second in four years.
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1 killed in Georgia, 1 girl killed in Mississippi as storms dump rain on Southeast

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:45pm
Severe thunderstorms dumped heavy rains across the Southeast on Monday and caused flash flooding in central Alabama, where crews in small boats and military trucks had to rescue dozens of people from their homes and cars.
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Fed gives banks 2 more years to ensure holdings of risky securities fit Volcker Rule

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 7:19pm
The Federal Reserve is giving U.S. banks two more years to ensure their holdings of certain complex and risky securities don't put them afoul of the new Volcker Rule.
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AP president: Journalists worldwide 'increasingly under attack' amid attempts to control news

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 6:49pm
The president and CEO of The Associated Press says journalists around the world are "increasingly under attack" by people trying to influence and control the news.
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'Mountain Man' accused in string of Utah cabin burglaries pleads guilty to federal charges

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 6:26pm
A man accused of eluding authorities for several years while burglarizing remote cabins across a wide swath of Utah has pleaded guilty to federal weapons charges.
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US institute: Water supply problems raise safety concerns at NKorea nuclear reactor

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 6:17pm
North Korea may have temporarily shut down a plutonium reactor earlier this year as it grappled with water supply problems that could threaten the safety of its nuclear complex, a U.S. research institute said Monday.
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Education Writers Association honors journalists from across the country with national awards

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 6:02pm
The Education Writers Association is honoring top journalists from newsrooms across the nation with its 2013 National Awards for Education Reporting.
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