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WASHINGTON (AP) — During a festive Cinco de Mayo celebration at the White House, President Barack Obama couldn't help but reflect on the swings that have confronted his attempts to tackle immigration. "I just want to remind everybody that progress is n ...more

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A police officer who got a free cup of Starbucks coffee is suing the company for $50,000 after he spilled it and got burned.WRAL-TV ( ) reports attorneys said in court Monday that Raleigh officer Matthew ...more

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PHOENIX (AP) — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for the assault on a Texas cartoon contest that featured images of the Prophet Muhammad, but counterterrorism experts said IS has a history of asserting involvement in attacks in whi ...more

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Marijuana enthusiasts and law enforcement don't agree on much. But there is one point both concede: Louisiana's marijuana laws are exceptionally strict.Caught with a small amount of pot? Face up to 20 years in prison on y ...more

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas air ambulance service is returning to the air more than a week after one of its flight nurses fell to her death from a helicopter hoist.STAR Flight program director Casey Ping said its aircraft will resume emergency ...more

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HAVANA (AP) — The Obama administration approved the first ferry service in decades between the United States and Cuba on Tuesday, potentially opening a new path for the hundreds of thousands of people and hundreds of millions of dollars in goods that t ...more

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DALLAS (AP) — When an outspoken opponent of radical Islam sought to mock Muhammad in Texas, one of the nation's largest Islamic communities, local Muslims were encouraged to ignore her, and they did.No one protested when Pamela Geller's cartoon ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has set a test vote for Thursday on stalled bipartisan legislation to let Congress review and possibly reject any agreement the Obama administration makes to ease sanctions on Iran in exchange fo ...more

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police say two Utah men fatally shot would-be criminals a few miles apart over the weekend, but neither shooter is expected to face charges in a gun-friendly state that was one of the first to pass a "Stand Your Ground"-style law ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Tuesday sustained President Barack Obama's veto of a bill that would have scrapped a new government rule on union elections.It marked the second time that Congress has failed to override an Obama veto since Republ ...more