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Arizona used a two-drug protocol for Wednesday's execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood, who had been sentenced to die for the 1989 deaths of a former girlfriend and her father.Witnesses saw Wood gasp and snort for an hour and 40 minutes after the exe ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — An overflow crowd packed a church on Wednesday night for the funeral of a man who died in police custody after an officer placed him in an apparent chokehold.Eric Garner's relatives stopped in front of his open casket, some weepi ...more

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Pro Bowl running back Jamaal Charles has agreed to a contract extension with the Kansas City Chiefs.The Chiefs announced the deal Wednesday night.The two-year extension runs through the 2017 season, a person famili ...more

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WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — When Aaron Volesky heard what he thought was thunder and walked outside his Williston home early Tuesday morning he thought it was odd that there were no storm clouds in the air.It wasn't thunder he heard. An explosion and ...more

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A popular tourist train derailed Wednesday in southeast Alaska, injuring up to a dozen passengers.White Pass and Yukon Railroad President John Finlayson tells The Associated Press that the injured are being treated at a ...more

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PLAINFIELD, Ind. (AP) — His pilot's license fresh in his hands, an Indiana teenager set out in June for the adventure of a lifetime: an around-the-world flight with his father designed to break a record and raise money to build schools in his father's ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Hall of Fame football star Jim Brown — running out of time to retrieve his 1964 NFL championship ring — has sued a memorabilia dealer.The 78-year-old Los Angeles resident filed the lawsuit Tuesday in Manhattan federal court again ...more

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Muslim families driven from their homes by the fierce fighting between Israel and Hamas are observing Ramadan in Gaza City's Greek Orthodox church.St. Porphyrios Church has thrown its doors open to hundreds of displaced Palestinians, some of the ...more

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:1. ARIZONA INMATE DIES 2 HOURS AFTER START OF EXECUTIONThe condemned man gasps and snorts during an episode that's sure to add to t ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Testimony ended Wednesday in the trial to determine whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife can sell the Los Angeles Clippers in a proposed $2 billion deal with former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.Shelly Sterling, who had test ...more