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High court strikes down federal marriage provision, clears way for same-sex unions in California
The Supreme Court says legally married same-sex couples should get the same federal benefits as heterosexual couples.
Jun 26, 2013 |  0 comments | 142 142 recommendations | email to a friend
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1 of 2 bombing suspects dead; Boston area shut down for manhunt
All residents of Boston were ordered to stay in their homes Friday morning as the search for the surviving suspect in the marathon bombings continued after a long night of violence that left another suspect dead.
Apr 19, 2013 |  0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
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FBI issues photos of 2 suspects in Boston bombing
The FBI released photos and video Thursday of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing and asked for the public's help in identifying them, zeroing in on the two men on surveillance-camera footage less than three days after the deadly attack.
Apr 18, 2013 |  0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
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Live Chat: Presidential Debate
Join the conversation tonight at 8 as The Anniston Star's Editorial Board hosts a forum on the presidential debate.
Oct 03, 2012 |  0 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
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Soul Train impresario Don Cornelius dead at 75
Don Cornelius, who with the creation of "Soul Train" helped break down racial barriers and broaden the reach of black culture with funky music, groovy dance steps and cutting edge style, died early Wednesday of an apparent suicide. He was 75.
Feb 01, 2012 |  0 comments | 120 120 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gingrich storms to South Carolina victory, scrambling GOP race
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich stormed to an upset victory in the South Carolina primary Saturday night, dealing a sharp setback to former front-runner Mitt Romney and suddenly scrambling the race for the Republican presidential nomination.
Jan 21, 2012 |  0 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
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Libya officials: Gadhafi captured, possibly killed
Officials in Libya's transitional government said Moammar Gadhafi was captured and possibly killed Thursday when revolutionary forces overwhelmed his hometown, Sirte, the last major bastion of resistance two months after the regime fell. Amid the fighting, a NATO airstrike blasted a fleeing convoy that fighters said was carrying Gadhafi.
Oct 20, 2011 |  0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
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3 dead, more than 50 hurt in Nev. air race crash
As thousands watched in horror, a World War II-era fighter plane competing in a Nevada event described as a car race in the sky suddenly pitched upward, rolled and did a nose-dive toward the crowded grandstand.
Sep 17, 2011 |  0 comments | 249 249 recommendations | email to a friend
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Libya rebels in Tripoli, Gadhafi defenses collapse
TRIPOLI, Libya — Euphoric Libyan rebels raced into the capital Tripoli today and moved close to center with little resistance as Moammar Gadhafi's defenses collapsed and his regime appeared to be crumbling fast.
Aug 21, 2011 |  0 comments | 357 357 recommendations | email to a friend
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On tape: Lawyer for drug co. said to offer payment
A lawyer in Mexico for a leading U.S. drug manufacturer, which promotes its global anticorruption policy, offered to pay an opposing expert in a business lawsuit if he would leave the country on a key court date to undermine the case, according to a recording of the conversation and sworn testimony provided to The Associated Press.
Aug 17, 2011 |  0 comments | 357 357 recommendations | email to a friend
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Asian stocks tumble after Thursday's Wall Street slide (midnight report)
Oil extended sharp losses to fall below $86 a barrel amid expectations a slowing global economy will undermine demand for crude.
Aug 05, 2011 |  0 comments | 366 366 recommendations | email to a friend
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House OKs debt; Giffords brings down the House (updated 8 p.m.)
WASHINGTON — Emergency legislation to avoid an economy-rattling government default sped through the House tonight, a scant day before the deadline for action — the dramatic vote made all the more memorable by Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' first appearance in Congress since suffering a head wound in a shooting six months ago.
Aug 01, 2011 |  0 comments | 347 347 recommendations | email to a friend
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Libya officials: Gadhafi captured, possibly killed
by Christopher Gillette and Rami Al-shaheibi
Associated Press
Oct 20, 2011 |  0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
Officials in Libya's transitional government said Moammar Gadhafi was captured and possibly killed Thursday when revolutionary forces overwhelmed his hometown, Sirte, the last major bastion of resistance two months after the regime fell. Amid the fighting, a NATO airstrike blasted a fleeing convoy that fighters said was carrying Gadhafi.
3 dead, more than 50 hurt in Nev. air race crash
by Martin Griffith
Associated Press
Sep 17, 2011 |  0 comments | 249 249 recommendations | email to a friend
As thousands watched in horror, a World War II-era fighter plane competing in a Nevada event described as a car race in the sky suddenly pitched upward, rolled and did a nose-dive toward the crowded grandstand.
Libya rebels in Tripoli, Gadhafi defenses collapse
by The Associated Press
Aug 21, 2011 |  0 comments | 357 357 recommendations | email to a friend
TRIPOLI, Libya — Euphoric Libyan rebels raced into the capital Tripoli today and moved close to center with little resistance as Moammar Gadhafi's defenses collapsed and his regime appeared to be crumbling fast.
On tape: Lawyer for drug co. said to offer payment
by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar
Associated Press
Aug 17, 2011 |  0 comments | 357 357 recommendations | email to a friend
A lawyer in Mexico for a leading U.S. drug manufacturer, which promotes its global anticorruption policy, offered to pay an opposing expert in a business lawsuit if he would leave the country on a key court date to undermine the case, according to a recording of the conversation and sworn testimony provided to The Associated Press.
Asian stocks tumble after Thursday's Wall Street slide (midnight report)
by The Associated Press
Aug 05, 2011 |  0 comments | 366 366 recommendations | email to a friend
Oil extended sharp losses to fall below $86 a barrel amid expectations a slowing global economy will undermine demand for crude.
House OKs debt; Giffords brings down the House (updated 8 p.m.)
by The Associated Press
Aug 01, 2011 |  0 comments | 347 347 recommendations | email to a friend
WASHINGTON — Emergency legislation to avoid an economy-rattling government default sped through the House tonight, a scant day before the deadline for action — the dramatic vote made all the more memorable by Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' first appearance in Congress since suffering a head wound in a shooting six months ago.

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