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BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts law enforcement officials say they have been notified that three Afghan National Army officers who went missing during a training exercise are in custody at the Canadian border.State police spokesman David Procopio sa ...more

AP News - 7 mins ago

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A federal judge has ordered the state to take additional steps to provide voting materials to Alaska Native voters with limited English.U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason ordered the state to distribute translated ann ...more

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of two people who died after a car crashed into a pillar at a Casper, Wyoming, hospital.Capt. Steve Freel of the Casper Police Department says Brandon Avery and Amanda Strickland, both 27, ...more

Reuters News - 9 mins ago

By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - An Arizona judge has rejected another bid by media organizations wanting to air same-day footage of convicted murder Jodi Arias' penalty phase retrial that will decide if she is to be executed for killing ...more

Reuters News - 15 mins ago

By Courtney Sherwood PORTLAND Ore. (Reuters) - A former U.S. attorney for Oregon has endorsed an upcoming referendum to legalize recreational marijuana in the state and tax and regulate its sales, saying on Monday that laws banning the drug h ...more

AP News - 21 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it health care law numerology.The Obama administration has had to revise and refine some initial enrollment numbers for health insurance sign-ups after they turned out to be too optimistic. At other times, metrics less fav ...more

AP News - 26 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is "obviously concerned" about a weekend White House breach by an ex-soldier with a small knife who scaled a fence, sprinted across the lawn and entered the mansion before being arrested, a spokesman says.

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AP News - 27 mins ago

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Democrat running for Wisconsin governor acknowledges her campaign lifted policy platforms, including some exact language, from like-minded candidates.Republicans charge plagiarism, but Mary Burke is just the latest in a ...more

AP News - 32 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal prosecutor said Monday he was troubled by a news report that New York City officials provided incomplete statistics on violence at problem-plagued Rikers Island jail and warned he may take legal action to force meaningful refo ...more

Reuters News - 34 mins ago

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge rejected Westgate Capital Management LLC founder James Nicholson's request to shorten his 40-year prison term for running a $140 million Ponzi scheme at his hedge fund firm, likening it ...more