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Sebelius heads to Hill to defend health law, job

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eager to cast blame, lawmakers are preparing to grill President Barack Obama's top health official over problems with the rollout of the government's health care website.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 October 2013

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Pakistan: 3 percent of drone deaths were civilians

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Pakistani government said Wednesday that three percent of the people killed in U.S. drone strikes in the country since 2008 were civilians, a surprisingly low figure given past official calculations and estimates from independent organizations.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 October 2013

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Spanish spy chief to address Parliament on spying

MADRID (AP) — Spain's intelligence chief will address Parliament over allegations that Spain was a target for surveillance by the U.S. National Security Agency, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 October 2013

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Sandy survivors mourn, celebrate on anniversary

NEW YORK (AP) — There was much to mourn and much to celebrate on Tuesday as survivors of Superstorm Sandy reflected on the storm a year later.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 October 2013

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Medicare chief apologizes for 'Obamacare' woes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stressing that improvements are happening daily, the senior Obama official closest to the administration's malfunctioning health care website apologized Tuesday for problems that have kept Americans from successfully signing up for coverage.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 October 2013

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Immigration bill's fate murky on eve of lobbying

WASHINGTON (AP) — Prospects for comprehensive immigration legislation this year grew murkier on the eve of an all-out push by a coalition of business, religious and law enforcement to persuade the House to overhaul the decades-old system.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 October 2013

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Barneys case stirs talk of 'Shopping While Black'

The usual scenario involves suspicious glances, inattentive clerks or rude service — not handcuffs.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 October 2013

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Detroit crime tour tells and sells macabre history

DETROIT (AP) — A black-caped woman with a lantern guides more than two dozen people through downtown Detroit as night falls, spinning ghoulish, grisly tales from the gritty city's history.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 October 2013

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