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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Supporters and opponents of a Texas law requiring specific forms of photo identification for voters faced close questioning in a federal appeals court on whether the law was meant to discriminate against minorities.Questions T ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Pivotal Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy asked skeptical questions of both sides Tuesday as the high court heard historic arguments over the right of gay and lesbian couples to marry.Kennedy, whose vote could decide the is ...more

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11:40 a.m.Police say a mall in suburban Baltimore has closed after rumors spread on social media about plans for trouble there and at other locations.County police spokesman Cpl. John Wachter says Security Square Mall decided to close Tue ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Iranian patrol vessels have fired warning shots across the bridge of a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo vessel that was traversing the Strait of Hormuz in Iranian territorial waters, a Pentagon official said Tuesday.Col. Steve Wa ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A November trial date was set Tuesday for the corruption case against former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who after pleading not guilty insisted that he will vindicated.U.S. District Judge Valerie Caproni consi ...more

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BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles postponed a second straight game against the Chicago White Sox after a night of rioting near Camden Yards.The team says it made the decision Tuesday after consulting with Major League Baseball, and state an ...more

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Your employer may one day help determine if your genes are why your jeans have become too snug.Big companies are considering blending genetic testing with coaching on nutrition and exercise to help workers lose weight and improve their health be ...more

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BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Burundi's anti-government street demonstrations continued for a third day Tuesday as residents protest President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term.A heavy security presence prevented groups of angry protesters fr ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama pushed for closer trade ties with Japan Tuesday, hosting Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the White House for a pageant-filled state visit even as he fended off critics of liberalized international commerce within h ...more

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BALTIMORE (AP) — National Guardsmen fanned out across the city, police with riot shields blocked streets, and firefighters doused smoldering blazes Tuesday after looting and arson erupted following the funeral of a black man who died in police custody. ...more