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Tumult over military sexual assaults far from over

WASHINGTON (AP) — The turmoil over how to end an epidemic of sexual assaults in the U.S. military is far from over as Congress haggles over legislative remedies and new details emerge about a high-profile case involving an Army general and a female captain under his command.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 March 2014

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Senate investigation of CIA dogged by controversy

WASHINGTON (AP) — A marathon Senate investigation into allegations of CIA torture during the Bush-era war on terror is veering toward partisan political territory and possibly the federal courts after unusually pointed accusations against the spy agency, including potential criminal wrongdoing.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 March 2014

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Gene mapping study shows promise, challenges

CHICAGO (AP) — These days, it's faster and cheaper than ever to decipher a person's entire DNA. But a small study suggests that looking for disease risks that way may not be ready for the masses.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 March 2014

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Study: 2 percent of Americans have new hips, knees

It's not just grandma with a new hip and your uncle with a new knee. More than 2 of every 100 Americans now have an artificial joint, doctors are reporting.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 March 2014

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States wrestle with developing, restricting drones

BRIGHAM CITY, Utah (AP) — Law enforcement, government agencies and others are itching to use drones for everything from finding lost hikers to tracking shifting wildfires. But privacy watchdogs are urging state legislatures to step in and head off any potential privacy violations.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 March 2014

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Democrats clock all-nighter with climate talk

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic senators clocked an all-nighter, working in shifts into Tuesday morning to warn of devastation from climate change and the danger of inaction.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 March 2014

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Judge's order preserves NSA surveillance records

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge in San Francisco stopped the destruction of millions of telephone records collected by the National Security Agency more than five years ago.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 March 2014

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50 years later, New York murder still fascinates

 

NEW YORK (AP) — Kitty Genovese's screams for help couldn't save her on the night she was murdered outside her apartment in 1964. Fifty years later, those screams still echo, a symbol of urban breakdown and city dwellers' seeming callousness toward their neighbors.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 March 2014

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