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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Jurors considering murder and manslaughter charges against a blogger accused of poisoning her 5-year-old son with salt have completed their first full day of deliberations without a verdict.They will reconvene Monday.</ ...more

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HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — When Travis Kvapil got the call Friday, he figured someone on his race team was playing a joke."They said there was trouble with the car," Kvapil said. "I thought we could figure it out when we got in the garage area. They're ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leonard Nimoy didn't just leave a lasting impression on the science-fiction genre, he also left his mark on science itself.Seth Shostak, who researches the possibility of real-world extraterrestrial life as the senior astronom ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-controlled House unexpectedly rejected short-term funding for the Department of Homeland Security on Friday, increasing the prospect of a partial shutdown at midnight of an agency with major anti-terrorism responsibilit ...more

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Gothic hip-hop artist charged with killing a London break dancer with an illegal buttocks injection name-dropped her way through testimony Friday, saying one of the celebrities who sought her out became "a walking billboard" for h ...more

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TULALIP, Wash. (AP) — The Justice Department's December announcement that it would allow the nation's Indian tribes to legalize and regulate marijuana on their reservations brought notes of caution — if not silence or opposition — from many tribes. ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has rejected a stopgap spending bill for the Homeland Security Department with just hours to go before a midnight deadline to fund the agency or see it begin to partially shut down.The surprise 224-203 defeat of the l ...more

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February proved to be a strong month for U.S. stocks, even though it ended in downbeat fashion.Major stock indexes closed lower on Friday, capping a week of subdued trading that still delivered a couple of new highs for the Dow Jones industrial ...more

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OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The Republican Party's leading presidential contenders on Friday promised conservative activists they would pursue aggressive military action to prevent the spread of global terrorism, including a renewed use of ground forces in t ...more

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QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — Police say a Massachusetts man attacked his ex-wife's lawyer with a hatchet and wasp-killing spray, and the victim needed nearly two dozen staples to close wounds on his face.Fifty-three-year-old Michael Kelly pleaded not gu ...more