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Navajo family fighting to stay on monument land

 WUPATKI NATIONAL MONUMENT, Ariz. (AP) — Before an expanse of grassland and pueblo ruins in northern Arizona was declared a national monument, it was home to hundreds of Navajos whose ancestors returned to settle the area after a forced march to an eastern New Mexico internment camp.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 March 2014

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Black preschoolers more likely to face suspension

WASHINGTON (AP) — Black students are more likely to be suspended from U.S. public schools — even as tiny preschoolers.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 March 2014

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Spring forecast: Cool in North, still dry in West

The first day of spring? Some people in Maine were shoveling 6 inches of new snow. And in Michigan, college students couldn't even burn a snowman.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 March 2014

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Q&A: Am I stuck in my job's costly health plan?

EDITOR'S NOTE _ First in a three-part series addressing real-life questions about personal impact of health care law.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 March 2014

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As military sex cases end, more calls for change

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — At nearly the same time Thursday, sexual assault cases against an Army general and a former Naval Academy football player came to a close, and neither produced a conviction on that charge.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 March 2014

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Nothing spotted in search for jet, Australia says

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Search planes scoured a remote patch of the Indian Ocean but came back empty-handed Friday after a 10-hour mission looking for any sign of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, another disappointing day in one of the world's biggest aviation mysteries.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 March 2014

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US, Europe sanctions target Putin's inner circle

WASHINGTON (AP) — Raising the stakes in an East-West showdown over Ukraine, President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered economic sanctions against nearly two dozen members of Vladimir Putin's inner circle and a major Russian bank that provides them support. He warned that more sweeping penalties against Russia's robust energy sector could follow.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 March 2014

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Better news on the US economy drives stocks higher

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market got a bounce on the first day of spring.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 March 2014

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