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Bergdahl's return causes clash in US values

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — We never leave troops behind. We don't negotiate with terrorists.

Last Updated on Monday, 09 June 2014

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Audit: More than 57,000 await initial VA visits

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 57,000 veterans have been waiting 90 days or more for medical appointments, the Veterans Affairs Department said in a wide-ranging audit released Monday. An additional 64,000 who enrolled for VA health care over the past decade have never been seen by a doctor, according to the audit.

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Obama moves to extend student loan payment relief

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the rising costs of college have left America's middle class feeling trapped. He says no hard-working youngster in America should be priced out of a higher education.

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Auto industry gets serious about lighter materials

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Roofs made of carbon fiber. Plastic windshields. Bumpers fashioned out of aluminum foam.

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Philly-area school has 14 sets of graduating twins

WARMINSTER, Pa. (AP) — Those attending a suburban Philadelphia high school commencement ceremony this month will see a lot of familiar faces: The school plans to graduate no fewer than 14 pairs of twins.

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Catholic leader seeks Irish probe into mass graves

DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland should investigate the Catholic Church's mistreatment and burial of babies who died decades ago in nun-operated homes for unmarried mothers, a senior church official declared Sunday as the country confronted another shameful chapter of its history of child abuse.

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Miss Nevada Nia Sanchez crowned as 63rd Miss USA

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Newly crowned Miss USA Nia Sanchez, a fourth-degree black belt in the Korean martial art of taekwondo, says that women need to be able to defend themselves as a way to battle the problem of campus rape and that bringing awareness to the issue is very important.

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5 dead in Las Vegas shooting

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two police officers were "simply having lunch" at a strip mall pizza buffet in Las Vegas when a man and a woman fatally shot them at point-blank range, then fled to a nearby Walmart where they killed a third person and then themselves in an apparent suicide pact, authorities said.

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