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Blog Post Archive

Many questions about mom accused in infant deaths

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Investigators are reconstructing a mysterious decade from Megan Huntsman's life as they try to figure out how she concealed seven pregnancies before allegedly strangling or suffocating her newborns.

Father-son team to run last Boston Marathon

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For more than 30 years Dick Hoyt and his son Rick have inspired in Boston.

Violence surges from Islamic uprising in Nigeria

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LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Suspected Muslim extremists kidnapped about 100 girls Tuesday from a school in northeastern Nigeria, less than a day after militants bombed a bus station and killed 75 people in the capital — a surge of violence that raised new doubts about the military's ability to contain an Islamic uprising.

Immigration activists urge Obama to act boldly

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Latinos and immigration activists are warning of political peril for President Barack Obama and Democrats in the fall election unless the president acts boldly and soon to curb deportations and allow more immigrants to remain legally in the U.S.

Defense gets its turn in Pistorius murder trial

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PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — For five days, Oscar Pistorius endured a withering cross-examination at his murder trial from a prosecutor who pounced on apparent inconsistencies in his testimony. Yet, legal analysts said Tuesday, expert...Show More Summary

Supremacist appears in court on murder charges

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — An avowed white supremacist has made his first appearance in court on charges he killed three people in a shooting spree at two Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City.

Grim images of Syrian dead leave U.N. council members speechless

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council fell silent Tuesday after ambassadors viewed a series of ghastly photographs of dead Syrian civil war victims, France's ambassador said. The pictures show people who were emaciated, with their bones protruding, and some bearing the marks of strangulation and repeated beatings.

Ukraine: Military secures airport from attack

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KRAMATORSK, Ukraine (AP) — In the first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising in the east, government forces said they clashed Tuesday with about 30 armed gunmen at a small airport.

DNA alternative to Pap smear sparks medical debate

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A high-tech screening tool for cervical cancer is facing pushback from more than a dozen patient groups, who warn that the genetic test could displace a simpler, cheaper and more established mainstay of women's health: the Pap smear.

Photos: Life resumes on Boylston St.

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This combination of May 7, 2013 and April 10, 2014 photos shows Kevin Brown placing a Teddy bear at a makeshift memorial near the Boston Marathon finish line in Copley Square, and people walking through the same square at lunchtime nearly a year later in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

5 Things to Know about Tax Day

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The deadline for filing taxes is midnight Tuesday. Here are five things to consider as the deadline nears.

Prosecutor accuses Pistorius at end of questioning

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PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Wrapping up five days of relentless cross-examination of Oscar Pistorius at his murder trial, the chief prosecutor insisted Tuesday that he intentionally shot his girlfriend to death after they argued and — in a final exchange — urged the Olympic athlete to take responsibility for the Valentine's Day killing.

Suspected extremists kidnap 100 girls in Nigeria

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MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Suspected Islamic extremists abducted about 100 female students from a school in northeast Nigeria before dawn Tuesday, but some of the teens managed to escape from the back of an open truck, officials said...

Minister: 75 dead in blast at Nigerian bus station

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ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The toll from a massive explosion at a busy bus station in Nigeria's capital rose to 75 dead Tuesday and is expected to grow.

Ukraine military recaptures airport

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Heavy gunfire is reported at the airport near Kramatorsk.

Gunmen kidnap Jordan envoy to Libya

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Masked gunmen kidnapped Jordan's ambassador to Libya as he rode to work in Tripoli on Tuesday, shooting at his car and wounding his driver, officials said.

Ukrainian president deploys special forces to quell pro-Russian protesters

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Oleksandr Turchynov, acting president of Ukraine’s new government, on Tuesday began an “anti-terrorist operation” against pro-Russian protesters who have seized government buildings along the eastern portion of the country near the Russian border.

Russia says Ukraine close to civil war as Kiev begins offensive

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Amidst the deepest East-West crisis since the Cold War, Russian and American leaders have called on each other to do all in their power to avoid further bloodshed.

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