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Trump travel ban partly reinstated

Trump travel ban partly reinstated

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court is allowing President Donald Trump to forge ahead with a limited version of his ban on travel from six mostly Muslim ...

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Thousands of borrowers still waiting for loan forgiveness

Thousands of borrowers still waiting for loan forgiveness

BOSTON - Danielle Ramos' student-debt nightmare was supposed to be over.

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Toll from oil tanker fire in Pakistan climbs to 157

Toll from oil tanker fire in Pakistan climbs to 157

MULTAN, Pakistan - Pakistan's prime minister cut short a trip abroad to rush to the side of victims of a massive fuel tanker fire as ...

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Summer jobs not what they used to be

Summer jobs not what they used to be

WASHINGTON — It was at Oregon's Timberline Lodge, later known as a setting in the horror movie "The Shining," where Patrick Doyle earned his first ...

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California father buries wrong man after coroner's mistake

California father buries wrong man after coroner's mistake

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Eleven days after laying his son to rest, Frank J. Kerrigan got a call from a friend.

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Democracy with no choices

Democracy with no choices

When voters cast ballots for state representatives last fall, millions of Americans essentially had no choice: In 42 percent of all such elections, candidates faced ...

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Richmond mayor: Keep existing Confederate statues, add context

Richmond mayor: Keep existing Confederate statues, add context

RICHMOND, Va. — The towering Confederate monuments in Virginia's capital city shouldn't be taken down, but instead should be supplemented with historical context about ...

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Trump signs law to make VA more accountable

Trump signs law to make VA more accountable

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump signed a bill into law Friday that will make it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire employees, part ...

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Pence speaks at Focus on Family event

Pence speaks at Focus on Family event

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Vice President Mike Pence's visit Friday to Colorado to celebrate the anniversary of Focus on the Family came at a time ...

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Total solar eclipse 1st in 99 years to sweep width of US

Total solar eclipse 1st in 99 years to sweep width of US

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — This August, the U.S. will experience its first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in 99 years.

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Flu vaccine ineffective for people 65 and older last winter

Flu vaccine ineffective for people 65 and older last winter

NEW YORK — The flu vaccine did a poor job protecting older Americans against the illness last winter, even though the vaccine was well-matched to the ...

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Americans and guns: It's complicated

Americans and guns: It's complicated

ATLANTA — Americans have long had a complex relationship with guns.

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Summer vacation: Never mind the hike. Where's the hammock?

Summer vacation: Never mind the hike. Where's the hammock?

Never mind the hike. Where's the hammock?

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US student freed by North Korea dies

US student freed by North Korea dies

CINCINNATI - Otto Warmbier, an American college student who was released by North Korea in a coma last week after almost a year and a half ...

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Mass. woman guilty of manslaughter in texting suicide case

Mass. woman guilty of manslaughter in texting suicide case

TAUNTON, Mass. - A woman who sent her boyfriend a barrage of text messages urging him to kill himself when they were both teenagers was convicted ...

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Teen vaping falls, study finds

Teen vaping falls, study finds

NEW YORK - Teen vaping, which has been skyrocketing, fell dramatically last year in the United States.

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Gunman wounds GOP leader, killed by police

Gunman wounds GOP leader, killed by police

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - A rifle-wielding attacker opened fire on Republican lawmakers as they practiced for a charity baseball game Wednesday, critically wounding House GOP Whip Steve ...

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Panicked UPS workers flee gunfire

Panicked UPS workers flee gunfire

SAN FRANCISCO - A UPS employee opened fire inside one of the company's package delivery facilities in San Francisco on Wednesday, killing three co-workers and ...

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AP sources: Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean'

AP sources: Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean'

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump told Republican senators Tuesday that the House-passed health care bill he helped revive is "mean" and urged them to craft a ...

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Obesity levels up around the world, especially in kids

Obesity levels up around the world, especially in kids

NEW YORK - The global obesity problem now affects 1 in 10 people in the world, it is rising in countries rich and poor, and in ...

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Hold the healthy-sounding labels

Hold the healthy-sounding labels

CHICAGO - Researchers tried a big serving of food psychology and a dollop of trickery to get diners to eat their vegetables. And it worked.

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Comey: 'I was fired because of the Russia investigation'

Comey: 'I was fired because of the Russia investigation'

WASHINGTON - Former FBI Director James Comey asserted Thursday that President Donald Trump fired him to interfere with his investigation of Russia's ties to the ...

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Trump taps seasoned law enforcement attorney to head FBI

Trump taps seasoned law enforcement attorney to head FBI

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump surprised Washington on Wednesday with his choice to replace James Comey a day ahead of the ousted FBI director's blockbuster ...

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Needing troops, Army offers up to $90K bonuses to re-enlist

Needing troops, Army offers up to $90K bonuses to re-enlist

FORT BRAGG, N.C. — Struggling to expand its ranks, the Army will triple the amount of bonuses it's paying this year to more than ...

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Drugs score big wins against some cancers

Drugs score big wins against some cancers

CHICAGO - Drugs are scoring big wins against common cancers, setting new standards for how to treat many prostate, breast and lung tumors. There's even ...

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Online tool offers patients a quick way to report cancer complications

Online tool offers patients a quick way to report cancer complications

CHICAGO - If you're being treated for cancer, speak up about any side effects. A study that had patients use home computers to report symptoms ...

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A shortage of qualified workers?

A shortage of qualified workers?

WASHINGTON — Are employers starting to run out of workers to hire?

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Trump pulls US from global warming accord

Trump pulls US from global warming accord

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump declared Thursday he was pulling the U.S. from the landmark Paris climate agreement, striking a major blow to worldwide efforts ...

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Study: New Mexico, Georgia had highest jail rates in US

Study: New Mexico, Georgia had highest jail rates in US

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico and Georgia — two states with some of the nation's largest percentages of minority residents in the United States — had ...

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Pentagon says missile defense test a success

Pentagon says missile defense test a success

WASHINGTON - The Pentagon scored an important success Tuesday in a test of its oft-criticized missile defense program, destroying a mock warhead over the Pacific Ocean ...

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For many, the true meaning of Memorial Day has been forgotten

For many, the true meaning of Memorial Day has been forgotten

ANNVILLE, Pa. - Allison Jaslow heard it more than once as the long holiday weekend approached - a cheerful "Happy Memorial Day!" from oblivious well-wishers.

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Ultimate sacrifice: Teen dies shielding cousin from gunfire

Ultimate sacrifice: Teen dies shielding cousin from gunfire

BROOKHAVEN, Miss. - It was after midnight when a gunman burst into the living room of a southern Mississippi home where young people were playing video ...

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