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Monday, Jul 28, 2014 - 3:51pm

Suspect dead, 2 marshals and cop wounded in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) -- A fugitive task force and a sex-assault suspect got into a shootout Monday in Greenwich Village, leaving the suspect dead and two federal marshals and a police detective wounded, authorities said....

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Monday, Jul 28, 2014 - 3:46pm

Man charged with kidnapping in NH teen's case

NORTH CONWAY, N.H. (AP) -- Police are charging a 34-year-old man with kidnapping a New Hampshire teenage girl who returned home recently after vanishing nine months ago....

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Monday, Jul 28, 2014 - 3:43pm

Drone almost blocks California firefighting planes

PLYMOUTH, Calif. (AP) -- A private drone trying to record footage of a Northern California wildfire nearly hindered efforts to attack the flames from the air, but firefighters made enough progress to allow some of the 1,200 people under evacuation orders to return home Monday....

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Monday, Jul 28, 2014 - 2:50pm

West's largest coal-fired plant on track to close

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- The largest coal-fired power plant in the West will produce one-third less energy by 2020 and is on track to cease operations in 2044 under a proposal that the federal government adopted to cut haze-causing emissions of nitrogen oxide at places like the Grand Canyon....

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Monday, Jul 28, 2014 - 2:50pm

Deal to improve veterans' health care costs $17B

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A bipartisan deal to improve veterans' health care would authorize at least $17 billion to fix the health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays, the bill's chief supporters said Monday....

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Monday, Jul 28, 2014 - 1:59pm

US court: Va. gay marriage ban unconstitutional

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- A federal appeals court ruled Monday that Virginia's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional, the latest in a string of decisions overturning bans across the country....

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Monday, Jul 28, 2014 - 1:46pm

Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston

REVERE, Mass. (AP) -- A storm system that wreaked havoc across the eastern half of the U.S. spawned a tornado just north of Boston on Monday, causing extensive damage in Revere, where roofs were ripped off buildings and dozens of large trees were uprooted....

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Monday, Jul 28, 2014 - 10:37am

Report says surveillance is hampering journalists

NEW YORK (AP) -- Revelations over the past few years about how U.S. security officials have the ability to track people through phone, email and other electronic records are making it harder for journalists to report on what the government is doing, two human rights groups say....

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Monday, Jul 28, 2014 - 4:51am

Should the condemned suffer? Victim families torn

Randy Browning watched from behind the glass as Kimberly McCarthy slipped quietly into unconsciousness, snored briefly, then finally stopped breathing. It didn't matter to him that this woman - who'd brutally stabbed and mutilated his beloved godmother and mentor - was allowed a peaceful, painless death....

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