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LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — A fast-moving fire ravaged a three-story apartment building before dawn Thursday, killing four adults and three children, forcing tenants to jump or hand their children to safety, and leading to dramatic rescues from upper floors.< ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — An accident involving asbestos work forced a temporary closure of the House side of the Capitol on Thursday and prompted House leaders to delay the day's session for two hours.A hazardous materials response team was in the buil ...more

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Catholics are decrying a recent Louisiana Supreme Court decision that reaches into the most sanctified of church places, the confessional booth.The ruling revives a lawsuit that contends a priest should have reported alle ...more

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.S. and its allies are growing increasingly concerned as Afghanistan shows signs of unraveling in its first democratic transfer of power from President Hamid Karzai. With Iraq wracked by insurgency, Afghanistan's dispute ...more

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DENVER (AP) — Gay couples can keep getting married in Colorado, even though the state's gay marriage ban is still in effect, a judge ruled Thursday.The decision added to the national confusion over same-sex marriage, as the judge said a county c ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Modeling agency founder Eileen Ford, who shaped a generation's standards of beauty as she built an empire and launched the careers of Candice Bergen, Lauren Hutton, Jane Fonda and countless others, has died.She was 92 and died We ...more

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When it comes to LeBron James, all that's certain is this: One fan base is about to feel scorned, and other is about to feel absolute joy.Miami or Cleveland?The same choice he faced four years ago is the one facing the four-time NBA MVP n ...more

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LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The specter of Europe's financial crisis is back to haunt investors.Worries over the health of Portugal's biggest bank on Thursday raised fears that the country might run into financial trouble again — just weeks after em ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Outlines of a possible compromise that would more quickly deport minors arriving from Central America emerged Thursday as part of President Barack Obama's $3.7 billion emergency request to address the immigration crisis on the nation' ...more

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LIVONIA, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area soccer player accused of killing a referee with a punch to the neck made an initial court appearance on a second-degree murder charge Thursday, the same day family and friends were saying a final goodbye to the refe ...more