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Brazil inaugurates Pele Museum, honoring legend

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 17:33
SANTOS, Brazil (AP) -- The city where Pele rose to fame honored its favorite son Sunday, celebrating the life and career of the Brazilian football great while his country hosted the World Cup....
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Losing streak lengthens for foes of gay marriage

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 15:25
For foes of same-sex marriage, their losing streak keeps growing. Some sense a lost cause, others vow to fight on....
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Pakistan army launches offensive against militants

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 14:01
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- The Pakistani army Sunday launched a long-awaited operation against foreign and local militants in a tribal region near the Afghan border, hours after jets pounded insurgent hideouts in the country's northwest, the army said....
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Cop: Man with gun tattoo had real gun in waistband

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 13:27
MADISON, Maine (AP) -- A man with a realistic-looking tattoo of a gun on his stomach had the real thing tucked into his waistband when he was arrested, police said....
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For Obama, fresh questions about how wars end

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 13:13
WASHINGTON (AP) -- From the Rose Garden, President Barack Obama outlined a timetable for the gradual withdrawal of the last U.S. troops in Afghanistan and said confidently, "This is how wars end in the 21st century."...
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GOP's midterm strength could be problem in 2016

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 13:11
DENVER (AP) -- Republican strength in this year's House and Senate races could, strangely enough, hurt the party's presidential chances by stalling the changes in style and policy advocated after Mitt Romney's defeat in the 2012 presidential campaign....
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Seacrest: Kasem's death a loss for radio listeners

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 12:59
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Ryan Seacrest says the death of his radio role model, Casey Kasem, is a loss for radio listeners worldwide....
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AP PHOTOS: A photographic look back at World War I

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 12:12
NIEUWKERKE, Belgium (AP) -- A century after the start of World War I, Belgium and France are still scarred by over 1,000 graveyards, countless bomb craters, rusting gas shells, bunkers and trenches that tore apart the Western Front for four years....
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Italy has no time to celebrate after England win

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 11:14
MANAUS, Brazil (AP) -- Italy can't afford to celebrate too much after opening the World Cup with an impressive win over England....
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Rodents winning NY rat race, but humans fight back

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 10:41
NEW YORK (AP) -- Ines Moore stirs awake nearly every night to an unmistakable, skin-crawling sound: rats skittering around her apartment in the dark....
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Changing pot laws prompt child-endangerment review

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 09:46
DENVER (AP) -- A Colorado man loses custody of his children after getting a medical marijuana card. The daughter of a Michigan couple growing legal medicinal pot is taken by child-protection authorities after an ex-husband says their plants endangered kids....
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Stats aplenty, facts fewer in power plant debate

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 09:13
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's new pollution limits for power plants have set off an avalanche of information about what the rules will cost, how they will affect your health and how far they will go toward curbing climate change....
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Home-schooling parents rally against Common Core

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 08:49
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Home-schooling mom Jenni White gave some of the loudest cheers when Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed legislation to repeal the Common Core education standards....
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Philly rail service resumes after Obama intervenes

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 08:41
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Commuter rail service in the Philadelphia area was restored early Sunday, just hours after workers returned to their jobs following a brief strike that was ended when President Barack Obama intervened....
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4 in 10 higher risk wells aren't inspected by feds

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 08:33
NEW CASTLE, Colo. (AP) -- Four in 10 new oil and gas wells near national forests and fragile watersheds or otherwise identified as higher pollution risks escape federal inspection, unchecked by an agency struggling to keep pace with America's drilling boom, according to an Associated Press review that shows wide state-by-state disparities in safety checks....
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Man run over trying to stop daughter from driving

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 07:11
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities in Southern California say a 69-year-old man who was trying to prevent his daughter from driving drunk was run over and killed by the woman in her driveway....
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Supreme Court has 17 cases to decide by June's end

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 04:36
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's crunch time at the Supreme Court, where the justices are racing to issue opinions in 17 cases over the next two weeks....
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