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By Lisa Anderson NEW YORK (Reuters) - On the eve of Tuesday's U.N. climate summit, the United Nations chief underscored the urgent need to tackle climate change by moving toward an energy-efficient, low-carbon global economy. Speaki ...more

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MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — Wesleyan University in Connecticut on Monday ordered its fraternities with houses on campus to become coeducational within the next three years.The move was announced in a letter to the university community from Presiden ...more

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SANAA, Yemen (AP) — In a stunning sweep of the Yemeni capital, the country's Shiite rebels seized homes, offices and military bases of their Sunni foes on Monday, forcing many into hiding and triggering an exodus of civilians from the city after a week ...more

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ZWOLLE, La. (AP) — Authorities say a toddler has died of asphyxiation after a window in a sport utility vehicle closed around his neck as his mother drove to a relative's home.Sabine Parish Deputy Coroner Ron Rivers tells The Times (http://bit.l ...more

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In the thick of a difficult re-election campaign, Gov. Tom Corbett could have been tempted to place himself front and center of the effort to capture the gunman who ambushed a Pennsylvania State Police barracks, killing a trooper and injuring another.< ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of corporations, insurance companies and pension funds are calling on world leaders gathering for a U.N. summit on climate change this week to attack the problem by making it more costly for businesses and ordinary people to po ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Officials say crews battling a massive wildfire in Northern California are facing the potential of strong, erratic winds similar to when the blaze doubled in size a week ago.State fire Capt. Tom Piranio said Monday that the ...more

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis County police apologized Monday for the wording of a flier announcing a seminar to help officers interact with the media.The flier on county letterhead says topics of the Oct. 24 program at the St. Louis County and Mun ...more

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JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A grizzly bear with a penchant for chokecherries and a dislike of crowds has led to the indefinite closure of part of a popular road in Grand Teton National Park.The Jackson Hole News &amp; Guide reports (http://bit.ly/1v09r ...more

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A television reporter revealed during a live on-air segment that she owns a medical marijuana business and was quitting her job to advocate for the drug ahead of a November ballot initiative to legalize the recreational use of ...more