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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A late winter storm blanketed the Northeast on Thursday after zipping across much of the South, leaving hundreds of drivers stranded on highways in Kentucky and thousands without power in West Virginia.By midday Thursday, a s ...more

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By Amy Sawitta Lefevre BANGKOK (Reuters) - It usually meets just twice a week, and many of its 220 members have little or no experience of making laws. But that hasn't slowed down Thailand's interim parliament, which was installed by the mili ...more

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A transgender "body sculptor" is back in prison after spending two days in a Philadelphia hospital in the midst of her colorful murder-trial testimony.Padge-Victoria Windslowe is accused of killing a 20-year-old London dancer ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Even more money than expected has been committed to President Barack Obama's initiative aimed at helping young minority men of color.White House officials said Thursday more than $300 million in grants and in-kind resources hav ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — We feed them, groom them, clothe them and otherwise shell out the big bucks to protect and pamper our pets.The American Pet Products Association's annual report on pet industry spending says Americans spent $58 billion in 2014 ...more

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BEIRUT (AP) — The military commander of al-Qaida's Syrian affiliate was killed Thursday in an explosion targeting a meeting of senior militants in northern Syria which also killed and wounded a number of other fighters.State-run news agency SANA ...more

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(Reuters) - The 1960s hit "Hang On Sloopy" is a step closer to becoming Ohio's official state rock song. A bill granting the song legal status passed the state House of Representatives on Wednesday and will be assigned to a Senate committee t ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Cardinal Edward Egan, the former archbishop of New York who oversaw a broad and sometimes unpopular financial overhaul of the archdiocese and played a prominent role in the city after the Sept. 11 terror attacks, died Thursday. He was 8 ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A Delta plane from Atlanta skidded off a runway at LaGuardia Airport while landing during a snowstorm Thursday and crashed through a chain-link fence, its nose coming to rest perilously close to the icy waters of a bay.The nose w ...more

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MIAMI (AP) — Mixed signals from the Supreme Court have states on edge about the future of health insurance subsidies for millions of Americans. And a summer decision from the justices leaves little time for backup planning.Many governors, especi ...more