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WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress sent President Barack Obama a three-month bill to keep highway and transit money flowing to states on Thursday, one day before the deadline for a cutoff of funds.Earlier in the day, the Senate passed a sweeping, long-t ...more

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CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The latest in the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local):1:13 p.m.The judge in the Colorado theater shooting trial is giving instructions to the jury to guide their deliberations ...more

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NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A human torso was found Thursday in an abandoned building being searched by Connecticut police as part of an investigation into the discovery two weeks ago of a pair of severed arms and legs elsewhere in New Haven.State a ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — After starting the day broadly lower, U.S. stocks recovered nearly all of their losses by mid-afternoon Thursday and were trading near breakeven. Investors remain focused on earnings. A batch of disappointing results from Procter & ...more

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — The 19-year-old man accused of fatally shooting a mother in a Las Vegas neighborhood said he mistook her for drug thugs who had threatened him and his family, according to a taped confession that defense attorneys want tossed out of th ...more

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — The victims of a fiery plane crash in Milwaukee were identified Thursday as a top executive at a Boston capital investment firm and his teenage daughter who were traveling to the Midwest for a college visit.Joseph Trustey, a for ...more

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GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — Three passengers were slightly hurt while evacuating an American Airlines jet after smoke was detected in the plane as it prepared to leave Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.American spokeswoman Andrea Huguely (HEWG ...more

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's governor will decide whether to allow parole for one of three men convicted in the kidnapping of 26 children and their school bus driver nearly 40 years ago.The hostages were taken from Chowchilla in the Ce ...more

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HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A relative says the only survivor of a fatal shooting on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation is recovering after surgery for a gunshot wound.Ada Shane told The Associated Press on Thursday that her niece, 26-year-old Jorah Sha ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of Defense Ash Carter has reminded the military service chiefs that Defense Department policy does allow some military personnel to be armed while working at recruiting centers and ROTC offices.Carter directed the mil ...more