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LAS VEGAS (AP) — The woman who designed the iconic neon sign that has welcomed countless visitors to Las Vegas since 1959 has died.Betty Willis died Sunday in her Overton, Nevada, home, according to an obituary on the Virgin Valley & Moapa V ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — The federal government on Monday proposed removing most of the world's humpback whales from the endangered species list, saying the massive mammals have rebounded after 45 years of protection and restoration efforts.National Ocea ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — The guilt phase of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial was considered a slam dunk for prosecutors, especially after his lawyers bluntly admitted during opening statements that he participated in the deadly 2013 attack. ...more

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's prime minister has offered to resign amid a bribery scandal about two months after he took up the country's No. 2 post.Lee Wan Koo has been at the center of a corruption scandal that flared after a busines ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — Lelisa Desisa won his first Boston Marathon in 2013.He didn't have much time to celebrate.A few hours after Desisa broke the tape on Boylston Street, two bombs near the finish line turned what should be the pinnacle of any d ...more

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HAVANA (AP) — Cuban officials and New York business executives are exploring ways for companies to do business on the communist-run island despite the longstanding U.S. embargo that makes most trade and investment illegal, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo sa ...more

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DALLAS (AP) — A Texas district judge on Monday put on hold a hospital operator's efforts to seek a worker's compensation claim for a nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for the first U.S. patient to succumb to the deadly disease.State Distri ...more

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By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A court-appointed panel will oversee a plan to prevent excessive use of force by Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputies at two large downtown jails, under a settlement of a federal lawsuit ...more

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — When Guled Ali Omar made up his mind to join the Islamic State group, authorities said, he wasn't easily deterred.The Minnesota man emptied his bank accounts last May and planned to fly to Syria via San Diego, federal offi ...more

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DENVER (AP) — The University of Colorado in Boulder was open to the public on 4/20, the unofficial pot holiday, for the first time in four years on Monday.The school had blocked public access to snuff out one of the nation's largest marijuana ce ...more