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6:45 p.m. (CDT)A 67-year-old man convicted of killing four men more than three decades ago at a North Texas ranch has been executed.Lester Bower is the oldest prisoner put to death in Texas since the state resumed capital punishment in 19 ...more

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska man shot and killed his girlfriend, her two young daughters and the family dog in 2014 before turning a gun on himself in the woods near the family's home, authorities said Wednesday.The determination came a ye ...more

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HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Texas has executed 67-year-old Lester Bower for fatally shooting 4 men more than 31 years ago. ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Preliminary report: Pipeline that spilled oil on Central California coast was badly corroded . ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — The Navy and National Park Service on Wednesday were evaluating whether they'll be able to reopen the USS Arizona Memorial to visitors after a mishap last week damaged its dock.Officials were checking the dock for structural and ...more

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By David DeKok HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - A transgender woman named by the governor to serve as Pennsylvania’s physician general was endorsed by a state legislative committee on Wednesday, clearing the way for the full Senate to vote on her ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A glamorous Vanity Fair cover served as Caitlyn Jenner's introduction to the world, but far more mundane matters await the Olympic champion before she can legally assume her new identity.Applications, affidavits, a background ...more

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By David Ingram and Richard Lough NEW YORK/BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors may find it difficult to get a number of the people they have charged in the FIFA bribery scandal to face the music. Several cannot be found, and the authori ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said China has made inquiries about potentially joining a Trans-Pacific trade agreement in the future, introducing a new variable to an unfolding debate in Congress over granting him the power to negotiate such ...more

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island congregation that worships at the nation's oldest synagogue was in financial straits in 2012 when they decided to sell a set of ceremonial bells worth millions of dollars, congregants testified Wednesday in a le ...more