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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration snubbed Florida's proposal to extend federal funds for hospitals that treat low-income and uninsured patients, a dispute that has paralyzed the state budget.Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Bu ...more

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CEMENT, Okla. (AP) — Tornadoes touched down in southwest Oklahoma and southern Nebraska on Wednesday, a day forecasters had said could see active weather.National Weather Service meteorologist Angela Pfannkuch said the rural town of Roseland, Ne ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — About a dozen women were arrested over the weekend in a Honolulu prostitution sting.But instead of being arrested on suspicion of prostitution, they face sex assault charges.If convicted, the women would have to register a ...more

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(Reuters) - A series of tornadoes touched down southwest of Oklahoma City on Wednesday, causing damage to some structures, but there were no immediate reports of injuries, officials and local TV reports said. Forecasters said the storm system ...more

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GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) — It was with more hope than accuracy that the founder of this Orange County city picked the name Garden Grove in 1874 for what was little more than an open plain under the sweltering Southern California sun.More than a ...more

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Attorneys for Greenpeace Inc. say Royal Dutch Shell PLC has demonstrated no harm from environmental protesters who boarded a ship carrying a drill rig last month.In a written motion, Greenpeace asked U.S. District Court ...more

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By Keith Coffman CENTENNIAL, Colo. (Reuters) - Lawyers in Colorado's movie massacre trial painted dueling portraits of gunman James Holmes' sanity on Wednesday as they quizzed his former neuroscience professors on his work, attitude and behav ...more

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JERUSALEM (AP) — After weeks of haggling with potential political partners, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cobbled a governing coalition together Wednesday night. His narrow coalition, dominated by nationalists and religious parties, sets Ne ...more

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Traveling about 55 miles per hour on a Nevada highway, the big rig's driver looked like The Thinker, with his elbow on the arm rest and his hand on his chin. No hands on the steering wheel, no feet on the pedals.Mark Alvick was ...more

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DALLAS (AP) — As a member of what he called "the people's house" for more than a generation, Texas Democrat Jim Wright was known for his rich oratorical skills in the U.S. House. He never relied on them more than the day in 1989 when he told those who ...more