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WASHINGTON (AP) — The fastest and surest path to marriage for same-sex couples in some states would be for the Supreme Court to surprise everyone and decline to get involved in the issue right now.A Supreme Court decision to reject calls from al ...more

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MECCA, Saudi Arabia (AP) — As a child, Osama al-Bar would walk from his home past Islam's holiest site, the Kaaba, to the market of spice and fabric merchants where his father owned a store. At that time, Mecca was so small, pilgrims could sit at the c ...more

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BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamist militants have released a Lebanese soldier they seized last month from a town at the border with Syria where they have clashed with the Lebanese army, security sources and state media said on Wednesday. It was not ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The embarrassing disclosures about lapses in presidential security just keep coming for the Secret Service.Despite more than three hours of questioning by lawmakers Tuesday, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson neglected to me ...more

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Mohamed Mohamud, the young Somali American convicted of trying to bomb Portland's downtown square while it was filled with holiday cheer, will learn Wednesday if he gets to leave prison before he's an old man.Mohamud, 23, c ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans like to talk about food, and they certainly like to eat. But they don't normally think about food policy when they vote.A group of food advocates is trying to figure out how to change that. They're putting money and o ...more

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Former Tel Aviv mayor Shlomo Lahat, who presided over the city's transformation into a vibrant and open urban center, has died at the age of 87.Lahat's son Dan told Israel's Channel 10 that his father died in a Tel Aviv hospital ...more

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Organizers of Alaska's famed Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race have renewed a deal with the Sportsman Channel.The agreement announced Wednesday continues a national television presence for the nearly 1,000-mile trek across so ...more

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BELL GARDENS, Calif. (AP) — The wife suspected of shooting and killing the mayor of a Los Angeles County city has been released after hours of questioning, authorities said.Sheriff's homicide detectives detained and interviewed Levette Crespo af ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Like in "Desperate Housewives," Felicity Huffman plays a mother in the upcoming drama "American Crime."The similarities between the characters end there, which the Emmy-winning actress says is a good thing. She says after seeing ...more