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Why areas with good jobs have hard-to-afford homes

WASHINGTON (AP) €” It's the new career trade-off:

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 December 2014

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Mother, 2 young sons among 6 dead in plane crash

 

GAITHERSBURG, Md. (AP) — Residents of a suburban community adjacent to a small, regional airport said they don't give much thought to the jets that fly over their homes daily.

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With exceptions, new policy widens profiling ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration released racial profiling guidelines for federal law enforcement agencies on Monday. The new policy broadens existing decade-old guidance on profiling, but contains significant exceptions that trouble some advocacy groups for minorities.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 December 2014

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US prepares for security risks from torture report

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — American embassies, military units and other U.S. interests are preparing for possible security threats related to the release of a report on the CIA's harsh interrogation techniques at secret overseas facilities after the 9/11 terror attacks.

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Federal autopsy released in Ferguson shooting

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal autopsy in the Ferguson police shooting reached similar conclusions to those performed by local officials and a private examiner hired by 18-year-old Michael Brown's family, documents show.

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Protesters block highway, stop train in California

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of people marched through Berkeley for a third night a row, blocking a major highway and stopping a train as activists in this ultra-liberal bastion protest grand jury decisions not to indict white police officers in the deaths of two unarmed black men.

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Policy snags hold up $1.1 trillion spending bill

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ahead of Congress' midnight Thursday deadline, snags caused by policy differences are holding up a $1.1 trillion, government-wide spending bill, including a provision that could lead to pension cuts for more than 1 million retirees and a plan to relax new regulations on some risky financial products.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 December 2014

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Guard arrested in death of NYC inmate in hot cell

NEW YORK (AP) — A jail guard accused of skipping her rounds and falsifying a logbook to cover it up was charged Monday in connection with the death of a mentally ill inmate in his stifling 101-degree cell.

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