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NEW YORK (AP) — The family of a former U.S. Marine imprisoned in Iran since his arrest three years ago on spying charges said his conditions have improved and he is now allowed to call home several times a week.The sister and brother-in-law of A ...more

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Paula Deen is ready to tell her side of the story behind the racist remark that decimated her career, but you'll need to pay to hear it.The former Food Network star has been working on a documentary about herself and her downfall — triggered in ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton and British Prime Minister Tony Blair say the West must proceed methodically but firmly against the Islamic State group trying to deepen its footprint in the Mideast.Amid new airstrikes by the Unit ...more

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The International Space Station accepted another SpaceX shipment Tuesday, this one containing the first 3-D printer ever launched into orbit.Two days after blasting off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, the SpaceX cargo s ...more

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says sunshine and higher-than-normal temperatures across much of the state last week helped crops mature.However, the USDA said in a report released Monday that only 3 percent of the state' ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder says the federal prison population has dropped this year by roughly 4,800 inmates, the first decline in decades.Holder is speaking Tuesday at a criminal justice conference in New York City.Ac ...more

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. FIRST AIRSTRIKES AGAINST ISLAMIC STATE GROUP BEGIN IN SYRIAThe Pentagon says the U.S. and its Arab partners used fighter jets, bombe ...more

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DETROIT (AP) — A judge is hearing more testimony in a dispute over Detroit's policy to cut off water to residents who can't afford the service.Judge Steven Rhodes is overseeing the city's bankruptcy case. The city believes he doesn't have author ...more

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PITTSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A huge grin appears on the face of glass artist Jonathan Michael Davis as he burns hole after hole through spheres of glass, making a popping sound.A glassblower by trade, Davis uses a sabre of flame made of liquid oxygen ...more

AP News - 3 hours ago

The U.S. and five Arab countries launched airstrikes Monday night on Islamic State group targets in eastern Syria. Some facts about the military action, as provided by U.S. Central Command:___— Countries participating: U.S., Bahrain, Jord ...more