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SAN DIEGO (AP) — A California appeals court on Tuesday upheld former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's decision to dramatically reduce the manslaughter sentence of a political ally's son, saying his conduct may be considered wrong but it didn't violate any ...more

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LAND O' LAKES, Fla. (AP) — A Florida science teacher has been suspended for running a signal jammer to prevent his students from using their cellphones in class.School board members in Pasco County approved Dean Liptak's five-day, unpaid suspens ...more

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DEERFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Irwin Rose, a biochemist who shared the 2004 Nobel Prize in chemistry for discovering a way that cells destroy unwanted proteins — a key for developing new cancer therapies — has died. He was 88.Janet Wilson of the Univer ...more

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Senate on Tuesday approved legislation that would make the state the first in the nation to extend health coverage to children who are in the country illegally and seek federal authorization to sell private insu ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — A man who was under 24-hour surveillance by terrorism investigators was shot and killed Tuesday after he lunged with a knife at a police officer and an FBI agent outside a pharmacy, authorities said.A law enforcement official with ...more

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By Aaron Ross KINSHASA (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo's biggest logging companies are systematically violating national laws to plunder Congo's forests, undermining efforts to protect the world's second largest rainforest, a campaig ...more

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The commonplace practice of billing rape victims in Louisiana for medical exams should come to an end after state lawmakers Tuesday signed off on proposed law changes that the federal government has required for a decade. ...more

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Polls have closed in north Mississippi in a runoff to fill a seat left vacant by the death of a Republican congressman.Turnout was sparse in some counties, but strong in others, including that of the longshot Democratic can ...more

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DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — People at a Colorado campsite fought off a bear that was later killed by authorities after it bit one man in the head and attacked another person, official said.One camper stabbed the animal with a knife after it tried to e ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies beat a jail visitor bloody even though he was handcuffed on the ground and had no way of defending himself, according to one of the lawmen who pleaded guilty in the case Tuesday.Noel ...more