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  • Memphis

    26 minutes ago

    Suspect in Memphis Officer Killing Turns Self in

    Suspect in Memphis Officer Killing Turns Self in

    The ex-con accused of killing a Memphis police officer has turned himself into federal authorities, ending an intensive two-day manhunt. Louis Goggans, spokesman for the United States attorney's office in...

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  • 2 hours ago

    Senate Fails at Vote to Defund Planned Parenthood

    Senate Fails at Vote to Defund Planned Parenthood

    The Senate blocked a Republican drive Monday to terminate federal funds for Planned Parenthood, setting the stage for the GOP to try again this fall amid higher stakes — a potential government shutdown that...

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  • 16 minutes ago

    Obama Unveils Climate Change Plan

    Obama Unveils Climate Change Plan

    Calling it a moral obligation, President Barack Obama unveiled the final version of his plan to dramatically cut emissions from U.S. power plants, as he warned anew that climate change will threaten future...

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  • 3 hours ago

    Puerto Rico Defaults on Debt For First Time

    Puerto Rico Defaults on Debt For First Time

    Puerto Rico defaulted on its full payment of its bonds for the first time in the commonwealth government's history, NBC News reported. "Due to the lack of appropriated funds for this fiscal year the entirety of...

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  • 3 hours ago

    Proposal: Families of Newtown Victims Would Split $1.5M

    Proposal: Families of Newtown Victims Would Split $1.5M

    The families of more than a dozen victims of the Newtown, Connecticut, school shooting would split $1.5 million under proposed settlements of lawsuits against the estate of the gunman's mother. The lawsuits...

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  • 4 hours ago

    Comedian Amy Schumer Calls For More Gun Control

    Comedian Amy Schumer Calls For More Gun Control

    Comedian Amy Schumer spoke tearfully of two women who were shot to death during a screening of her movie, "Trainwreck," and asked lawmakers Monday to support a gun control bill sponsored by her second cousin,...

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  • Verdict

    4 hours ago

    James Holmes Jury Decides to Keep Execution an Option

    James Holmes Jury Decides to Keep Execution an Option

    Jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial declined to rule out the death penalty Monday as they move toward sentencing James Holmes, finding his defense failed to persuade them to show him mercy. Holmes,...

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  • legionnaire's

    15 minutes ago

    3 More Dead of Legionnaires’ as Locals Pack Town Hall Q&A

    3 More Dead of Legionnaires’ as Locals Pack Town Hall Q&A

    Three more people have died of Legionnaires' disease in the Bronx in an outbreak that has claimed seven lives in total and hospitalized more than 60 people, the New York City Health Department said Monday, as...

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  • 4 hours ago

    Ex-Officer Who Killed Michael Brown: Ferguson Not Racist

    Ex-Officer Who Killed Michael Brown: Ferguson Not Racist

    The former police officer whose killing of Michael Brown sparked riots in Ferguson, Missouri, a year ago, says he hasn't read the U.S. Justice Department's report detailing the city's systemic racism and has no...

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