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(Reuters) - A woman who gave birth alone and was stranded for days in a remote area of Northern California survived the ordeal by starting a fire that roared out of control and drew firefighters to her rescue, local media reported. Officials ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior Obama administration official says the U.S. and Cuba will announce the opening of embassies in Washington and Havana on Wednesday.President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry will speak Wednesday morning ab ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Fallout from Donald Trump's remarks about immigrants from Mexico continued to dog him Tuesday as a TV company backed by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim said it was scrapping a project in development with the outspoken mogul, and Mexico ...more

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(Reuters) - The death of a 3-year-old Maryland boy discovered last month in a park swing where his mother had been pushing him for three days has been ruled a homicide, authorities said on Tuesday. The boy died of dehydration and hypothermia, ...more

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MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis shut her blinds at work Tuesday morning to block the view of rainbow-clad protesters outside. They carried flowers and flags and signs saying "you don't own marriage." They chanted "do your job." ...more

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials and policy experts say the state's drug laws will transform from some of the most draconian in the country to some of the most lenient this fall. That's when most drug possession crimes will become misdemean ...more

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge is blocking a new state law that requires women to wait 24 hours before getting an abortion.Judge Charles Francis blocked the law Tuesday, one day before it was scheduled to take effect. Francis is chief ...more

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JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Royal Dutch Shell has secured another federal authorization as it pursues plans to drill exploration wells in the Arctic waters off the Alaska coast.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday issued a letter of authoriza ...more

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Jeb Bush paid an average federal income tax rate of 36 percent over the past three decades.That's according to tax returns Bush posted online Tuesday. The records detail the Republican presidential candidate's earnings an ...more

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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece slipped deeper into its financial abyss on Tuesday as the bailout program it has relied on for five years was set to expire and eurozone finance chiefs decided not to extend it a new financial lifeline.Denied a last- ...more