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WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bob Menendez, the son of Cuban immigrants who rose to become one of the highest-ranking Hispanic members of Congress, was charged Wednesday with accepting nearly $1 million worth of gifts and travel from a longtime friend in exch ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A bevy of big-name businesses including Apple, Gap and Levi Strauss are publicly speaking out against religious-objections legislation in states such as Indiana and Arkansas.The world's largest retailer and America's largest priv ...more

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Seven decades after an atomic bomb helped end World War II, descendants of families near a New Mexico test want tourists to know residents suffered for years afterward and some of their children may have been affected.Hu ...more

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson backed away Wednesday from his promise to sign a controversial religious-objections bill, bowing to pressure from critics that included his own son and some of the state's biggest employers, who say ...more

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By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - A Colorado man who wrecked his car, fled from police and climbed a tree atop a mountain cliff has been arrested after negotiators spent three hours talking him down from his precarious perch, authorities sa ...more

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NORTH HAVERHILL, N.H. (AP) — A former Fortune 500 executive who admitted causing a highway crash that killed a Vermont couple and their unborn fetus told a judge on Wednesday that he wasn't suicidal at the time of the crash.Prosecutors have said ...more

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The mother of a biracial man fatally shot by a white Wisconsin police officer said Wednesday that she's barely coping with her son's death but believes prosecutors will seek the truth as they review the case.Andrea Irwin tol ...more

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CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — St. Louis County taxpayers will not be asked to help pay for a new NFL stadium on the downtown riverfront.The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1NBzV00 ) reports that last week, a senior aide to Gov. Jay Nixon told Count ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is playfully dodging talk about where her Democratic presidential campaign headquarters might be.Clinton on Wednesday attended a roundtable on early child development in Brooklyn with New York City's first ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department won't seek criminal contempt charges against Lois Lerner, the former IRS official at the center of a controversy over how the agency treated conservative political groups.Ronald Machen, the outgoing U.S. ...more