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Kentucky clerk jailed over gay marriage to return to work

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Kentucky clerk jailed over gay marriage to return to work

September 14th, 2015 8:00 am by Associated Press

Many were keeping their eye on a rural Kentucky county clerk's office Monday morning, Kim Davis' expected first day back at work after a judge jailed her for refusing to grant marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

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GOP tax plans benefit rich despite populist campaign talk

GOP tax plans benefit rich despite populist campaign talk

September 14th, 2015 7:00 am by NICHOLAS RICCARDI, Associated Press

Republican presidential candidates have offered tax proposals that would, for reasons such as nomination politics and tax rate realities, overwhelmingly benefit the wealthiest.

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Homeland Security taking to the sky in drug smuggling fight

Homeland Security taking to the sky in drug smuggling fight

September 13th, 2015 2:00 pm by ALICIA A. CALDWELL, Associated Press

While the eastern Pacific Ocean remains the most popular route for cocaine smuggling, the Caribbean is again becoming a popular option decades after U.S. authorities all but shut down cocaine smuggling into South Florida

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Amid heroin scourge, schools stock up on overdose antidote

Amid heroin scourge, schools stock up on overdose antidote

September 12th, 2015 2:00 pm by MICHELLE R. SMITH, Associated Press

In addition to pencils, books and computers, count a new tool this year at many schools around the country: the heroin-overdose antidote naloxone.

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Study: Getting blood pressure even lower saves lives

Study: Getting blood pressure even lower saves lives

September 12th, 2015 1:15 pm by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

Patients who got their blood pressure well below today's usually recommended level significantly cut their risk of heart disease and death, the National Institutes of Health says.

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Spate of violence rattles D.C.'s Union Station

Spate of violence rattles D.C.'s Union Station

September 12th, 2015 12:30 pm by JESSICA GRESKO, Associated Press

An apparent domestic dispute halted trains at Washington's Union Station and led to momentary fears of a terrorist attack on the anniversary of Sept. 11.

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Rick Perry first to exit 2016 Republican presidential race

Rick Perry first to exit 2016 Republican presidential race

September 11th, 2015 6:32 pm by Staff Report

"We have a tremendous field of candidates - probably the greatest group of men and women," Perry said. "I step aside knowing our party is in good hands, as long as we listen to the grassroots, listen to that cause of conservatism."

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Justice Dept. seeks to ease path for corporate prosecutions

Justice Dept. seeks to ease path for corporate prosecutions

September 11th, 2015 9:02 am by ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

Despite the many challenges in bringing such cases, the Justice Department is renewing its commitment to prosecuting corporate executives for financial misdeeds, Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates said Thursday.

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Phoenix highway shootings come after similar attacks in other cities

Phoenix highway shootings come after similar attacks in other cities

September 11th, 2015 8:00 am by By Nigel Duara, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

In at least three cities in the last 18 months, drivers have been targeted by "serial shooters," the term police use to describe a sustained attack by elusive assailants who randomly fire onto busy highways.

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At ground zero, 9/11 anniversary now both public and private

At ground zero, 9/11 anniversary now both public and private

September 11th, 2015 7:00 am by JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press; JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press

After years as a private commemoration, the anniversary of Sept. 11 at ground zero now also has become an occasion for public reflection on the site of the terror attacks.

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Court blocks pesticide use over concerns about bees

Court blocks pesticide use over concerns about bees

September 10th, 2015 10:35 pm by Associated Press

A federal appeals court Thursday blocked the use of a pesticide over concerns about its effect on honey bees, which have mysteriously disappeared across the country in recent years.

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