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FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — Joseph Rudolph Wood looked around the death chamber and glanced at the doctors as they made preparations for his execution, locating the proper veins and inserting two lines into his arms.Wood then uttered his final words, ...more

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Arizona used a two-drug protocol for Wednesday's execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood, who had been sentenced to die for the 1989 deaths of a former girlfriend and her father.Witnesses saw Wood gasp and snort for an hour and 40 minutes after the exe ...more

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has accomplished much of what he set out to do when he was elected four years ago. He's logged improvements in the state's economic health, presided over the creation of 250,000 private-sector jobs and co ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — An overflow crowd packed a church on Wednesday night for the funeral of a man who died in police custody after an officer placed him in an apparent chokehold.Eric Garner's relatives stopped in front of his open casket, some weepi ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — The U.N.'s humanitarian chief says a ceasefire to stop the violence in Gaza is vital because of the deteriorating situation.Valerie Amos said in an interview in Tokyo on Thursday that the top priority is protecting civilians caught ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Childhood traumas are more common among military members and veterans than among civilians, according to a new study. Researchers say the results support the notion that for some, enlistment serves as an escape from troubled upbringings. ...more

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WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — When Aaron Volesky heard what he thought was thunder and walked outside his Williston home early Tuesday morning he thought it was odd that there were no storm clouds in the air.It wasn't thunder he heard. An explosion and ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Ted Cruz on Wednesday questioned whether President Barack Obama used a federal agency to impose an economic boycott on Israel after the Federal Aviation Administration banned U.S. airline flights to Tel Aviv because of ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fact met fiction Wednesday in one of those Hollywood ways: The real-life president of the United States complains about "phony scandals" in the presence of the producer and the star of a hit TV drama about indignity and dishonor amon ...more

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A popular tourist train derailed Wednesday in southeast Alaska, injuring up to a dozen passengers.White Pass and Yukon Railroad President John Finlayson tells The Associated Press that the injured are being treated at a ...more