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People with old Social Security debts get reprieve

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 07:14
WASHINGTON (AP) -- People with old Social Security debts are getting a reprieve - for now....
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AP PHOTOS: AP revisits Boston bombing sites

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 06:14
Life has resumed on the streets of Boston....
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Teething troubles for Chinese tourists in Thailand

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 06:12
CHIANG MAI, Thailand (AP) -- The bucolic, once laid-back campus of one of Thailand's top universities is under a security clampdown. Not against a terrorist threat, but against Chinese tourists....
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Boston Globe wins Pulitzer for bombing coverage

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 02:40
NEW YORK (AP) -- An award that usually is met with cheers and jubilation instead came with a moment of silence, as The Boston Globe won the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news for its "exhaustive and empathetic" coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing and the manhunt that followed....
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Hockey title puts tiny Union on the sports map

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 01:12
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) -- After tiny Union College toppled the heavyweights of hockey for the national title, its president Stephen Ainlay couldn't resist a little cheerleading....
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Little sign of progress as Obama, Putin speak

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 23:35
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Speaking for the first time in more than two weeks, President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin showed little sign of agreement on Monday, with the U.S. leader urging pro-Russian forces to de-escalate the situation in eastern Ukraine and Putin denying that Moscow was interfering in the region....
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AP PHOTOS: 4 heroes of the Boston Marathon bombing

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 21:46
An EMT. A volunteer. A spectator in a cowboy hat....
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Study: Snack might help avoid fight with spouse

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 18:37
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A quick candy bar may stave off more than hunger. It could prevent major fights between husbands and wives, at least if a new study that used voodoo dolls is right....
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Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 17:49
Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, lured back into the pool by the fun of it and the possibility of swimming at a fifth Olympics in Rio in 2016....
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Putin to Obama: Russia not behind Ukraine protests

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 16:49
MOSCOW (AP) -- The Kremlin says President Vladimir Putin has urged President Barack Obama to discourage the Ukrainian government from using force against protesters in the country's east....
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Donna Tartt wins fiction Pulitzer for 'Goldfinch'

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 16:27
NEW YORK (AP) -- Donna Tartt's "The Goldfinch," already among the most popular and celebrated novels of the past year, has won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. One of the country's top colonial historians, Alan Taylor, has won his second Pulitzer, for "The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War In Virginia."...
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Medical pot measure could boost Fla. Democrats

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 14:44
MIAMI (AP) -- Tied to an unpopular president and his signature health care law, Democrats in the nation's largest swing state see medical marijuana as a potential antidote to political malaise in this year's midterm elections....
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April 15 not much of a deadline for most taxpayers

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 14:15
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The calendar shows April 15, and you haven't even started on your federal tax return? Chances are, you don't need to fret....
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Questions linger year after Boston Marathon bombs

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 14:15
BOSTON (AP) -- A surveillance video shows a man prosecutors say is Dzhokhar Tsarnaev placing a bomb near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, just yards from where an 8-year-old boy was killed when it exploded....
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French school carries out DNA dragnet in rape case

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 13:34
PARIS (AP) -- French investigators began taking DNA samples Monday from 527 male students and staff at a high school - including boys as young as 14 - as they searched for the assailant who raped a teenage girl on the closed campus....
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Obama remembers Kansas shooting victims

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:39
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama on Monday honored those killed in a weekend attack at two Jewish facilities in Kansas, saying no one should have to worry about their security while gathering with their fellow believers....
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Prosecutor's unrelenting questions to Pistorius

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:59
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- The chief prosecutor in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial continued Monday to question nearly every aspect of the Olympian's story surrounding his fatal shooting of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp....
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APNewsBreak: Russian jet passes near US warship

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:56
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Russian fighter jet made multiple, close-range passes near an American warship in the Black Sea for more than 90 minutes Saturday amid escalating tensions in the region, a U.S. military official said Monday....
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Chile's Valparaiso still aflame; 12 dead; 500 hurt

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:39
VALPARAISO, Chile (AP) -- Helicopters and airplanes dumped water on wildfires and the smoldering wreckage of hilltop neighborhoods Monday as sailors in riot gear prepared to evacuate 700 more families who would be endangered if the winds turn again....
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Engaged pair, teen athlete among dead in bus crash

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:29
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Five high school students and three chaperones have been confirmed dead or are unaccounted for after a charter bus heading to Humboldt State University was struck by a FedEx tractor-trailer in Northern California. The bus and big rig drivers were also killed....
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