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Burned as baby, woman finally finds nurse who cared for her

 

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — For 38 years, a few photographs have provided comfort to a woman who suffered terrible burns as a baby and endured years of playground taunts and painful surgeries thereafter.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 September 2015

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Senate vote propels stopgap spending bill; more votes loom

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is on track to pass a spending bill to prevent the government from shutting down this week over the opposition of the most hardline conservative Republicans.

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EPA: Current smog limit inadequate to protect public health

 

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The current federal limit on smog-forming pollution linked to asthma and respiratory illness "is not adequate to protect the public health," a top environmental regulator said Tuesday.

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US, Cuba leaders meet for 2nd time in this year

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Making good on a pledge to change U.S. posture toward Cuba, President Barack Obama opened talks Tuesday with Cuban President Raul Castro, the second time the leaders of the once-estranged nations have met this year.

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South Dakota tribe to open nation's 1st marijuana resort

FLANDREAU, S.D. (AP) — The small South Dakota Indian tribe known as the Flandreau Santee Sioux already has a successful casino, a 120-room hotel and a 240-head buffalo ranch.

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Google's driverless car drivers ride a career less traveled

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Fresh out of college, Brian Torcellini dreamed about getting a job writing about surfing.

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McCarthy leads scramble to fill top House jobs after Boehner

WASHINGTON (AP) — Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy is assuring House Republicans he can bring them together, even as emboldened conservatives maneuver to yank their next leaders to the right in the wake of Speaker John Boehner's sudden resignation.

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Report: US failing to stop most people trying to join ISIS

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Homeland Security Committee says the U.S. is failing to stop most people trying to go overseas to join terrorist groups, including the Islamic State.

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