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Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 - 4:46pm

Navy probes report of gunman at San Diego base

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- U.S. Naval Base Point Loma in San Diego is being searched after an unconfirmed report of an armed individual there....

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Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 - 4:37pm

Chicago doctor among those killed in Afghanistan

CHICAGO (AP) -- An American pediatrician killed when an Afghan security guard opened fire Thursday at a Kabul hospital was dedicated to helping poor children, volunteering in Afghanistan to train young doctors and periodically returning to Chicago to work in a Christian clinic on the city's southwest side....

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Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 - 4:33pm

Government to review Northwestern bid to unionize

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The National Labor Relations Board has granted Northwestern University's request that it review its ruling that football players at the university are essentially employees of the school with full collective bargaining rights....

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Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 - 4:31pm

After court drama, Oklahoma to have 2 executions

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Oklahoma plans to hold its first double execution in nearly 80 years, Gov. Mary Fallin said Thursday....

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Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 - 3:35pm

Residents of Wyoming town allowed to return home

OPAL, Wyo. (AP) -- Residents were allowed to return home Thursday, nearly 22 hours after an explosion at a natural-gas processing plant forced the evacuation of their small southwestern Wyoming town....

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Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 - 3:11pm

Oregon panel recommends moving to federal exchange

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- After months of deliberation over what to do with Oregon's botched online health exchange, an advisory panel on Thursday recommended that the state drop the site for private policies and have Oregonians instead shop for them on the federal online marketplace....

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Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 - 2:20pm

Nevada rancher condemned for racist remarks

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- A Nevada rancher who has become a conservative folk hero for resisting the federal government's attempts to round up his cattle faced sharp criticism Thursday for racist comments published in a New York Times article....

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Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 - 2:14pm

South Korea ferry disaster may cloud Obama visit

TOKYO (AP) -- When President Barack Obama arrives in South Korea on Friday, he will be thrust anew into the role of consoler in chief in a time of crisis, a responsibility he has become all too accustomed to in the United States....

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Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 - 1:39pm

NRA seeks universal gun law at national meeting

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- With concealed weapons now legal in all 50 states, the National Rifle Association's focus at this week's annual meeting is less about enacting additional state protections than on making sure the permits already issued still apply when the gun owners travel across the country....

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Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 - 11:11am

Big riders mean big horses on Western trails

BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Wranglers in the West who have for decades cashed in on the allure of getting on a horse and setting out on an open trail say they have had to add bigger horses to their stables to help carry larger tourists over the rugged terrain....

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