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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's election stalemate this summer hurt progress in training the country's military, and resolving the political chaos will be key to that military's success in 2015, Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford said as he stepped dow ...more

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — As part of a lawsuit settlement, U.S. immigration authorities must revamp their practices to ensure Mexicans accused of living in the country illegally are clearly informed of their right to a hearing before an immigration judge.<p ...more

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Army has identified the soldier who barricaded herself in a building at a Virginia base and then fatally shot herself in the head.Fort Lee officials on Wednesday say it was 33-year-old Sgt. 1st Class Paula M. Walker of Y ...more

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns star wide receiver Josh Gordon has been suspended the entire NFL season for another violation of the league's substance abuse policy.The league announced Wednesday that arbitrator Harold Henderson upheld Gordon's suspensi ...more

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. Bobby Jindal filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education standards.The U.S. ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A two-star Army general faulted for failing to properly investigate sexual assault and other accusations against a colonel on his staff will be retired at one-star rank, the Army announced Wednesday.The decision by Army Secreta ...more

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ATLANTA (AP) — Nearly 100 workers at the world's busiest airport are volunteering their time to pick up trash that could be dangerous when planes land and take off.On Wednesday, the fifth runway at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airpor ...more

AP News - 21 mins ago

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ravens running back Ray Rice is sitting out two games for domestic violence. A positive marijuana test triggered a yearlong ban for Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon, costing him the 2014 season.Critics of the NFL's arbitr ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — The Archdiocese of Chicago says Cardinal Francis George will not travel to Rome in October to meet with Pope Francis.Spokeswoman Colleen Dolan says the archbishop of Chicago had hoped to make that trip in mid-October but will not ...more

Reuters News - 27 mins ago

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a bold legal move that few litigants try, gay marriage advocates plan to urge the U.S. Supreme Court in three pending cases across the country to decide once and for all whether states can ban same ...more