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Around 1,000 show up to 'March for Science' in Indianapolis

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At least a thousand people showed up at the Indiana Statehouse late Saturday morning to take part in a local March for Science.Read more

Alex Acosta sworn in as US labor secretary

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence swore in Alex Acosta as the nation's new labor secretary Friday, filling out President...Read more

Florida boy among 5 students hit by car has died

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MIAMI (AP) — A Florida sheriff's deputy was sleeping Thursday afternoon when his 11-year-old daughter called and asked him to pick her...Read more


George HW Bush released after latest Houston hospital stay

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HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush was released Friday from a Houston hospital where he received treatment for a mild...Read more

US urges new sanctions on NKorea and warns of catastrophe

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States called for new sanctions on North Korea Friday and threatened to punish international companies...Read more

Congress OKs bill averting Saturday gov't shutdown

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WASHINGTON (AP) — With just hours to spare, Congress easily approved a short-term spending bill Friday that would prevent a partial...Read more

Flower shop owner accused of stealing plants from cemetery

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PEQUANNOCK TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Police say a flower shop owner stole plants and other items from graves at a New Jersey cemetery for...Read more

Guns at the gun convention? Not with the president there

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ATLANTA (AP) — For the excited NRA faithful, one aspect of seeing President Donald Trump open their annual meeting was a bit of a...Read more

Arkansas governor dismisses calls for full execution probe

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas governor said Friday that he sees no reason for anything beyond a routine review of procedures...Read more

Trump signs order aimed at opening Arctic drilling

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Working to dismantle his predecessor's environmental legacy, President Donald Trump signed an executive order on...Read more

Mystery in Virginia: Someone is shaving other people's cats

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WAYNESBORO, Va. (AP) — Why would someone go around shaving other people's cats? The mystery has the attention of...Read more

Appeals court upholds decision to block Anthem bid for Cigna

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday left in place a decision blocking Anthem Inc.'s bid to buy rival health insurer...Read more