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Fed report: Warming disrupting Americans' lives

WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming is rapidly turning America the beautiful into America the stormy, sneezy and dangerous, according to a new federal scientific report. And those shining seas? Rising and costly, the report says.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 May 2014

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Man freed in Missouri delayed imprisonment case

CHARLESTON, Mo. (AP) — Cornealious "Mike" Anderson spent 13 years free from prison due to a clerical error, then nearly a year behind bars when the mistake was caught. On Monday, he walked out of a southeast Missouri courtroom a free man again — this time with no need to look over his shoulder.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 May 2014

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Nigerian girl describes kidnap, 276 still missing

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — The girls in the school dorm could hear the sound of gunshots from a nearby town. So when armed men in uniforms burst in and promised to rescue them, at first they were relieved.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 May 2014

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Healthier school meals: How 5 districts are faring

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two years in, schools are having mixed success putting new healthier school lunch rules in place.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 May 2014

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34 reported dead, mostly insurgents, in Ukraine

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Thirty pro-Russia insurgents and four government troops have been killed during operations to expunge anti-government forces around a key eastern city, Ukraine's interior minister reported Tuesday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 May 2014

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Pipeline backers, opponents jockey ahead of vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supporters and opponents of the long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline jockeyed for position ahead of an expected Senate vote on legislation authorizing immediate construction of the project.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 May 2014

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Kids' DUI deaths: their drivers pose biggest risk

CHICAGO (AP) — The number of children killed by drunken motorists has declined substantially in recent years but the biggest threat remains their own drivers, not strangers in other vehicles, a study found.

Last Updated on Monday, 05 May 2014

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High court ruling favors prayer at council meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — A narrowly divided Supreme Court upheld decidedly Christian prayers at the start of local council meetings on Monday, declaring them in line with long national traditions though the country has grown more religiously diverse.

Last Updated on Monday, 05 May 2014

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