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Oklahoma Execution Prompts Investigation

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

State officials will conduct an autopsy of Clayton Lockett, who spoke, writhed and clenched his teeth during his execution.

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Judge Strikes Down Wisconsin Voter ID Law

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

A federal judge in Milwaukee has struck down Wisconsin's voter Identification law, saying it unfairly burdens poor and minority voters.

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Sterling Banned For Life By The NBA

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the NBA, after the league determined it was his voice making racist comments.

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Exploring 'What We Left Behind' In Iraq

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

New Yorker writer Dexter Filkins finds an increasingly authoritarian prime minister โ€” Nouri al-Maliki โ€” sectarian violence, and concern for the future. Iraq holds parliamentary elections Wednesday.

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Police Investigate 'Swatting' Phone Pranks

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

A suburban New York police commissioner says video gamers are engaging in a twisted competition to elicit a police response.

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Tornadoes Kill 16 In Arkansas, 1 In Oklahoma

Monday, April 28, 2014

A rash of tornadoes and heavy storms rumbled across the center and south of the country overnight.

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FDA Proposes First Regulations For E-Cigarettes

Thursday, April 24, 2014

The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and warning labels.

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Supreme Court Takes Middle Ground On Restitution For Victims Of Child Porn

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

The court says a federal law limits how much money child pornography victims can recover from people who viewed their images online.

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Supreme Court Upholds Affirmative Action Ban

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The justices ruled 6-2 that Michigan voters had the right to prohibit public colleges from taking account of race.

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Boston Marks First Anniversary Of Marathon Bombing

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Area residents, victims' families and dignitaries are coming together today to mark the solemn anniversary.

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Students, Chaperones Killed In California Bus Crash

Friday, April 11, 2014

Five high school students and three adult chaperones are among the 10 people killed in a fiery crash involving a tractor-trailer.

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Obama Nominates Budget Director To Replace Sebelius

Friday, April 11, 2014

As Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius resigns, we take a look at her proposed replacement.

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Police: Pa. Student Flashed 2 Knifes, Injured 20

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

The Murraysville police chief says a 16-year-old boy injured 19 students and a school police officer at the high school.

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New Poll Shows De Blasio Approval at 49 Percent

Monday, April 07, 2014

A new poll shows nearly half of respondents approved of the job New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is doing.

The New York Times/NY1/Siena College poll released Monday found that 49 percent of those polled liked how he was performing, while 31 percent disapproved.

Seventy-three percent of those ...

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George W. Bush The Artist Makes His Formal Debut

Friday, April 04, 2014

An exhibit of the 43rd president's portraits of world leaders is opening at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum.

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Answers Sought After Deadly Fort Hood Shooting

Thursday, April 03, 2014

Authorities say Iraq War veteran Ivan Lopez killed three people and wounded 16 others before killing himself.

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GM, Safety Agency Face Congress Over Recalls

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

The new CEO for General Motors will answer questions about the defect that's linked to 13 deaths.

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Rare Stradivarius Viola Could Bring $45M at Sale

Thursday, March 27, 2014

A rare 1719 Stradivarius viola is expected to sell for more than $45 million in a private sale.

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Five Madoff Ex-Workers Convicted in Case's First Trial

Monday, March 24, 2014

Five former employees of imprisoned financier Bernard Madoff were convicted Monday at the end of a six-month trial.

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Houston Ship Channel Expected To Reopen

Monday, March 24, 2014

The Coast Guard could soon reopen the Houston Ship Channel that was the scene of an oil spill over the weekend.

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