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AP News - 4 mins ago

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Gabby Giffords is busy.She's busy with therapy — many types of therapy, she says with a smile — as well as with yoga, running a national group that campaigns for tougher gun laws and advocating for women's safety.More ...more

Reuters News - 11 mins ago

(Reuters) - Norway plans to spend as much as $300 million to support a program in Peru to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the destruction of the world's fourth largest tropical forest, the two countries announced on Tuesday. Norway pledg ...more

Reuters News - 12 mins ago

By Marice Richter FORT WORTH Texas (Reuters) - Prosecutors told a Texas court a woman shot her husband dead for insurance money and then launched a plot to frame someone else for the crime, as testimony started on Tuesday in a cased dubbed th ...more

AP News - 13 mins ago

Convicted national security leaker Chelsea Manning asked a federal court Tuesday to order the Defense Department to provide hormone therapy and other treatment for her gender identity condition while she serves her 35-year sentence in military confinem ...more

AP News - 19 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI and the Homeland Security Department say there is no indication of advanced al-Qaida or Islamic State group terror plotting inside the United States. But they say airstrikes in Syria may have temporary disrupted attack plannin ...more

AP News - 24 mins ago

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Several animal rights groups criticized Republican U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe on Tuesday for a fundraiser he held earlier this month in his home state of Oklahoma in which live pigeons were thrown into the air for participants to shoot o ...more

Reuters News - 43 mins ago

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - A judge in Chile has ordered two suspects linked to the country's worst bomb attack in more than 20 years to be jailed for 10 months and placed a third under house arrest while police continue investigations. The order is ...more

AP News - 44 mins ago

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal judge in Utah has thrown out a lawsuit brought by snowboarders against one of the last ski resorts in the country to prohibit their sport.U.S. District Judge Dee Benson said in his 30-page ruling issued Tuesday th ...more

AP News - 46 mins ago

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Native tribes from the U.S. and Canada signed a treaty Tuesday establishing an inter-tribal alliance to restore bison to areas of the Rocky Mountains and Great Plains where millions of the animals once roamed.Leaders of 11 ...more

AP News - 49 mins ago

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — In the first international test for his climate-change strategy, President Barack Obama pressed world leaders Tuesday to follow the United States' lead on the issue, even as a United Nations summit revealed the many obstacles that ...more