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Last occupiers of Oregon wildlife refuge surrender to FBI
UPDATE: Surrounded by FBI agents in armored vehicles, the last four occupiers of a national wildlife refuge surrendered Thursday, and the leader of a 2014 standoff with federal authorities was crim...
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Veteran newsman Joe Danborn named AP's Rockies news editor
Joe Danborn, a veteran editor for the Associated Press, has been named Rockies news editor for the cooperative.
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Rubio eyes brokered convention after New Hampshire setback
UPDATE: The best hope of the Republican establishment just a week ago, Marco Rubio suddenly faces a path to his party's presidential nomination that could require a brokered national convention.
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Police officer shot in Atlanta suburb; suspect also wounded
Police in an Atlanta suburb say an officer was shot twice by a suspect who also was wounded by gunfire during a law enforcement operation.
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Several states seek to block 2nd trimester abortion method
Abortion opponents in Mississippi, West Virginia and several other states are filing bills to ban an abortion procedure commonly used in the second trimester that opponents describe as dismembering...
February 11, 2016 02:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Breakthrough: Scientists detect Einstein-predicted ripples
UPDATE: In an announcement that electrified the world of astronomy, scientists said Thursday that they have finally detected gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space-time that Einste...
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John Lewis on Sanders' civil rights work: 'Never saw him'
Civil rights leader John Lewis on Thursday dismissed Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' 1960s work on racial equality, saying, "I never saw him. I never met him."
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House OKs protection for clergy refusing gay marriage
UPDATE: Georgia lawmakers on Thursday approved a bill explicitly stating that religious officials can refuse to perform gay marriages, their first significant action on a variety of proposals creat...
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Clinton aims to reset campaign with focus on black voters
After an overwhelming loss in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton is staking a campaign comeback on her ability to woo black and Latino voters, placing outreach to those communities at the center of her...
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CDC ships Zika test for pregnant women; Puerto Rico at risk
The government is shipping Zika virus tests for pregnant women to health departments around the country, but warning there could be temporary shortages, as travelers try to tell if they returned wi...
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