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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — In conservative Mississippi, some business owners who support equal treatment for gays and lesbians are pushing back against a new law that bans government from limiting the free practice of religion.Hundreds of businesses ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Seth Meyers will take his late-night act to prime time as the next host of the Emmy Awards.NBC, home to Meyers in his long stint on "Saturday Night Live" and his new late-night talk show, announced late Thursday that he'll hos ...more

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A fast-moving school bus carrying middle school students jumped a curb, plowed into trees and a lamp post, and came to rest tilting sideways, leaving 12 people injured, three of them critically, authorities said.The most s ...more

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MIAMI (AP) — A federal appeals court in South Florida is considering whether investigators are required to obtain a warrant before obtaining cellphone records detailing a suspect's movements.A panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sche ...more

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Jerry Starr thought he was taking the safe approach when a twister was reported heading toward his suburban neighborhood outside Oklahoma City last May. He grabbed his teenage daughter Dyonna and his dog and drove to the local City ...more

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Yurok tribal tradition holds the California condor as sacred, with ancient stories saying the giant birds fly closest to the sun and are the best messengers to carry prayers.Now, after five years of research, the far northern California-based tr ...more

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In a lifetime of fishing for winter steelhead on Oregon's Alsea River, Stan Steele has seen it get harder and harder to hook into hatchery-bred fish. Instead, he has found he is more likely to hook the wild variety, whose numbers have declined.A ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A modest funeral service has been planned for a homeless former Marine who was found dead more than two months ago in an overheated New York City jail cell.The family of 56-year-old Jerome Murdough (muhr-DOH') says he'll lie in a ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Sir Patrick Stewart wasn't about to miss the chance to appear on the same stage with Meryl Streep, Tina Fey and Kevin Kline.And if that meant learning a poem or two, he was happy to do the homework."It was a no-brainer," t ...more

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Eleven middle school students and their driver were injured when a school bus jumped a curb Thursday and rammed into trees in Southern California, authorities said.Three of the injured — the driver and two of the children ...more