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WASHINGTON (AP) — There's a strict set of standards for organic foods. But the rules are looser for household cleaners, textiles, cosmetics and the organic dry cleaners down the street.Wander through the grocery store and check out the shelves w ...more

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ATLANTA (AP) — Democrats and Republicans in Georgia are pointing fingers over the handling of as many as 50,000 voter registration forms.A group called the New Georgia Project collected 86,000 voter registration forms. But its leaders say they c ...more

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Republicans and Democrats in the Louisiana Senate race have returned to an old political standby, accusing each other of cutting or threatening popular Medicare benefits for seniors.It's a reliable tactic in an election c ...more

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(Reuters) - Thirteen high school girls on a Missouri volleyball team were injured on Monday when their bus collided with a car on the way to a tournament, the school said. The girls from Raymore-Peculiar High School were taken to local hospit ...more

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PHOENIX (AP) — Jurors in Phoenix will once again be asked to decide whether Jodi Arias should be executed for the gruesome murder of her former boyfriend.Lawyers are expected to make opening statements Tuesday at the sentencing retrial, more tha ...more

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SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in a case filed by three sex trafficking victims who say the website Backpage.com helps promote the exploitation of children.The suit being argued Tuesday is one of two taking ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker is urging Japan to be bolder in opening its markets to help reach a deal on a pan-Pacific trade agreement.Pritzker, who is leading the Commerce Department's first trade mission to Japan in two ...more

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming stands poised to become the latest state to allow gay marriage as a wave of court rulings brings expanded rights to same-sex couples across the nation.The state was scheduled to file a legal notice saying it won't d ...more

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BLACKSTONE, Mass. (AP) — The squalid Massachusetts house in which the skeletal remains of three dead infants were found last month was to be torn down.The Board of Health in the city of Blackstone ordered the demolition, which was to begin Tuesd ...more

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MOLINE, Kan. (AP) — The Oklahoma Air National Guard says two of its fighter jets collided over southeast Kansas during a training exercise, with one pilot ejecting from one of the aircraft.The Oklahoma Guard's Col. Max Moss said neither pilot wa ...more