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OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — Former Kentucky governor and U.S. Sen. Wendell Ford is being remembered for his ability to get things done at the highest levels of government without compromising his love for his state or its people.Vice President Joe Bid ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of a special House committee investigating the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, promised Tuesday to "ratchet up" an inquiry he said is being hobbled by resistance from the Obama administration.Rep. Trey Gowd ...more

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MORENCI, Ariz. (AP) — Two Arizona law enforcement officers are hospitalized after a shootout with a domestic violence suspect in a small town near the New Mexico border.Authorities say the suspect — 29-year-old Chris Ingram — later died of his w ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Thieves in a stolen SUV smashed through the glass doors of the Wells Fargo History Museum in downtown San Francisco before dawn Tuesday and made off with up to 10 ounces of historic gold nuggets worth roughly $10,000, police said.< ...more

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PHOENIX (AP) — Federal authorities say an immigrant accused of killing a Phoenix-area convenience store clerk over a pack of cigarettes was out on bond and awaiting deportation hearings.Apolinar Altamirano, 29, pleaded guilty in 2012 to a burgla ...more

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker announced Tuesday that he formed a political organization to help boost a potential 2016 presidential run, the first concrete step toward a possible campaign that comes as others are also ramp ...more

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The U.S. surgeon general says officials are "in desperate need of clarity" on electronic cigarettes to help guide public health policies.Dr. Vivek Murthy, the country's senior public health official, addressed the battery-po ...more

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SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — A driver has been arrested after authorities say he ran over his passenger twice after arguing with her on the side of a San Francisco Bay Area freeway.The woman was transported to a hospital with serious injuries.<p ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — A howling blizzard with gusts over 70 mph heaped snow on Boston along with other stretches of New England and Long Island on Tuesday but failed to live up to the hype in Philadelphia and New York City, where buses and subways started roll ...more

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A jury has started deliberating in the rape trial for two former Vanderbilt football players.Brandon Vandenburg and Cory Batey are each charged with five counts of aggravated rape and two counts of aggravated sexual batte ...more