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HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Robert Ladd was paroled after serving about a third of his 40-year prison sentence for the fatal stabbing of a Dallas woman whose body was set ablaze in a fire that killed her two children.Four years later, a mentally im ...more

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MILLERSVILLE, Md. (AP) — An electrical fire that spread to a 15-foot Christmas tree prompted a blaze that reduced a 16,000-square-foot riverfront mansion near Maryland's capital to ruins, killing a couple and four of their young grandchildren, investig ...more

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Gay marriage is inching closer to becoming a reality in Alabama as a federal judge has ruled that probate judges have a constitutional duty to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.The Alabama Probate Judges Associa ...more

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A pipeline that ruptured recently in North Dakota and spilled nearly 3 million gallons of saltwater produced during oil drilling wasn't inspected by the state before being installed, according to state regulators.Alison Rit ...more

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Authorities were investigating a weekend bar fight in which an Eastern Kentucky student was injured and that possibly involved football players from that school and the University of Kentucky, police said Wednesday.The Rich ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Wednesday issued a report saying that managing the flooding risk along the North Atlantic coast from events like Superstorm Sandy is something that has to be done collaboratively by all levels of gove ...more

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Board of Education voted Wednesday to take control of Little Rock schools less than six months after a federal judge granted more independence to the historically embattled district and ended a quarter-century of p ...more

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PHOENIX (AP) — The desert is great for stargazing, and that will certainly be the case as the Super Bowl takes over Phoenix and its suburbs.Comedians Joel McHale and Kevin Hart will crack jokes for partygoers, newcomer Charli XCX will perform fo ...more

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STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mitt Romney hasn't officially declared himself a presidential candidate again, but the 2012 Republican nominee looked and sounded like one during a stop Wednesday in Mississippi, back-slapping at a popular barbecue joint before ...more

Reuters News - 34 mins ago

By Louis Charbonneau and Parisa Hafezi UNITED NATIONS/ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran's newly appointed U.N. ambassador is set to receive a U.S. visa so he can take up that key post, diplomatic sources said on Wednesday, likely removing a major strai ...more