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Feeding the homeless: Act of charity or a crime?

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — To Arnold Abbot, feeding the homeless in a public park in South Florida was an act of charity.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 November 2014

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What places that legalized pot need to know

DENVER (AP) — Oregon, Alaska and Washington, D.C., voted to legalize recreational marijuana Tuesday. The drug is already legal for people 21 and older in Colorado and Washington, thanks to ballot measures voted on in 2012.

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A fish tale: Supreme Court and the missing grouper

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Wednesday appeared sympathetic to a Florida fisherman who says the government went overboard in prosecuting him for throwing undersized grouper off his boat.

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Women providing LA adventure club a new challenge

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some of them have hiked across a hundred or more countries. Others have dived deep into the oceans off every continent.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 November 2014

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Morning after: Obama, GOP in new political dynamic

WASHINGTON (AP) — America awoke Wednesday to sharper dividing lines in an already divided government, forcing President Barack Obama to recalibrate his approach and giving Republican leaders in Congress new muscle to check him.

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Ballot measures: Oregon, DC voters OK use of pot

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Voters in Oregon and the District of Columbia legalized the use of recreational pot, elating marijuana activists who hope to extend their winning streak across the country.

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GOP surge: Republicans seize control of Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — America awoke to a new political dynamic Wednesday with sharper dividing lines in an already divided government, forcing President Barack Obama to recalibrate his approach and giving Republican leaders in Congress new muscle to check him.

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Ebola hits health care access for other diseases

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — The Ebola outbreak has spawned a "silent killer," experts say: hidden cases of malaria, pneumonia, typhoid and the like that are going untreated because people in the countries hardest hit by the dreaded virus either cannot find an open clinic or are too afraid to go to one.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 November 2014

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