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Monday, Jan 16, 2017 - 2:39pm

Vigil celebrates life of teen slain in 'rape-murder fantasy'

GLENSIDE, Pa. (AP) -- A community near Philadelphia is gathering to celebrate the life of a 14-year-old girl who authorities say was killed and dismembered by her adoptive mother and the mother's boyfriend....

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Monday, Jan 16, 2017 - 2:37pm

US official says Orlando shooter's widow has been arrested

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter, who was extensively questioned by federal agents in the days after the massacre, was arrested by the FBI on Monday in connection with the attack, a U.S. law enforcement official told The Associated Press....

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Monday, Jan 16, 2017 - 2:10pm

Ice threat lingers for some Midwest states

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- A few states in the Midwest again are on alert for icy conditions....

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Monday, Jan 16, 2017 - 1:19pm

King Day highlights transition from Obama to Trump

ATLANTA (AP) -- As Americans celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., civil rights leaders and activists are trying to reconcile the transition from the nation's first black president to a president-elect still struggling to connect with most non-white voters....

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Monday, Jan 16, 2017 - 11:56am

After long decline, St. Louis tries to rebuild with startups

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- It's tough to rebuild a city's image when the national perception is that it peaked a century ago, and when recent news has sometimes been dismal....

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Monday, Jan 16, 2017 - 11:30am

Years after slayings, some seek relief in killer's execution

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- The brutal murders of a well-known Richmond couple and their young daughters as they were preparing to host a New Year's party sent shock waves through Virginia's capital city. More than 11 years later, some hope the execution of a man convicted in their deaths will close a painful chapter of this community's history....

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Monday, Jan 16, 2017 - 11:10am

Trumping Trump? Democrat Cuomo courts 'middle-class anger'

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- An ambitious Democratic governor with possible White House aspirations has a formula for staying blue in the time of Trump: Take your progressive message directly to angst-ridden middle-class voters....

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Monday, Jan 16, 2017 - 10:22am

States can offer a lesson as GOP proposes deep cut taxes

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- President-elect Donald Trump and congressional Republicans who have pledged to cut federal taxes to boost the economy might consider looking first at lessons learned in GOP-controlled states that adopted similar strategies, only to see growth falter and budget gaps widen....

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Monday, Jan 16, 2017 - 10:14am

Graduate student aims at lofty goals for honoring John Glenn

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A graduate student from suburban New York has made it his mission to fight for a series of tangible honors for the late astronaut John Glenn, including a statue, a portrait and a having Glenn's Ohio birthplace on the National Historic Register....

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Monday, Jan 16, 2017 - 3:31am

Free speech clash: Justices considering offensive trademarks

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Slants aren't exactly a household name when it comes to music, but the Asian-American rock band has certainly made its mark in the legal world....

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