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Diagnosis: HealthCare.gov on the mend

WASHINGTON (AP) — Computer crashes should be giving way to insurance coverage — if the government's diagnosis of its health care website is correct.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 December 2013

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Gay weddings become reality in Hawaii with new law

HONOLULU (AP) — Same-sex couples are taking advantage of Hawaii's newfound aloha for gay weddings.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 December 2013

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NYC train derailment kills 4, hurts more than 60

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City commuter train rounding a riverside curve derailed Sunday, killing four people and injuring more than 60 in a crash that threw some riders from toppling cars and swiftly raised questions about whether excessive speed, mechanical problems or human error could have played a role.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 December 2013

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UN in Iraq worried about uptick in bodies found

BAGHDAD (AP) — The number of Iraqis slain "execution-style" surged last month, the U.N. said Sunday, raising fears of a return of the death squads that killed thousands during the darkest days of sectarian violence that followed the U.S.-led invasion.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 December 2013

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1 dead in police helicopter crash onto Glasgow pub

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Scottish emergency workers were sifting through wreckage Saturday for survivors of a police helicopter crash onto a crowded Glasgow pub that has killed at least one person and injured more than two dozen. The number of fatalities is expected to rise, officials said.

Last Updated on Saturday, 30 November 2013

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Jane Kean, star of "Honeymooners" revival, dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jane Kean, a diverse performer who got her start in musical theater but was best known as Trixie alongside Jackie Gleason on a TV revival of "The Honeymooners," has died. She was 90.

Last Updated on Friday, 29 November 2013

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Mexican drug cartels now make money exporting ore

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican drug cartels looking to diversify their businesses long ago moved into oil theft, pirated goods, extortion and kidnapping, consuming an ever larger swath of the country's economy. This month, federal officials confirmed the cartels have even entered the country's lucrative mining industry, exporting iron ore to Chinese mills.

Last Updated on Friday, 29 November 2013

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Facing tough foe, man turns to comics collection

KILDEER, Ill. (AP) — It could be a plot from a classic comic book: A mild-mannered boy with the good Spidey sense to treat his comics like priceless manuscripts grows into a man who must use the valuable collection to fight his greatest foe, a rare disease threatening to rob him of his ability to walk.

Last Updated on Friday, 29 November 2013

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