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Sen. Ted Cruz, (R-Texas), speaks during the family leadership summit in Ames, Iowa Saturday Aug. 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Justin Hayworth)

Texas Sen. Cruz renounces Canadian citizenship

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Ted Cruz, seemingly eyeing a presidential run in 2016, calls his renunciation of Canadian citizenship no big deal, even though questions about candidates’ birthplaces have flared in recent elections. Controversy still […]

08/20/2013

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Tea party favorite Cruz releases birth certificate

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz has released his birth certificate amid concerns that being born in Canada could derail a possible presidential run by the tea party firebrand. The 42-year-old gave a […]

08/19/2013

LinkedIn, business-oriented networking site

LinkedIn to open service to high school students

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — LinkedIn Corp. will soon open up its online professional networking service to high school students as part of an effort to help steer their collegiate careers. Effective Sept. 12, the new […]

08/19/2013

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Pasadena cellphone crackdown

PASADENA (CNS) – Pasadena police plan a crackdown today on drivers who text or operate hand-held cellphones behind the wheel, department officials said. “We all know that talking on our cellphones while driving is distracting, […]

08/19/2013

Photo supplied by HBO shows actors Eric Schweig, left, August Schellenberg and Nathan Chasing Horse, right, in the HBO film "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee." (AP Photo/HBO, Annabel Reyes)

‘Free Willy’ actor August Schellenberg dies at 77

DALLAS (AP) — Canadian-born actor August Schellenberg, who starred in the “Free Willy” films and appeared in numerous television roles, has died at his Dallas home after a fight with lung cancer, his agent said […]

08/16/2013

A Royal Canadian Mounted Police cruiser sits outside the Reptile Ocean exotic pet store in Campbellton, New Brunswick, Canada, on Tuesday, Aug.  6, 2013.  (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John LeBlanc)

Python’s strangling of 2 boys probed

TORONTO (AP) — A 100-pound (45-kilogram) python blamed in the strangling deaths of two Canadian boys apparently escaped from its enclosure, slithered through a ventilation system and fell through the ceiling into the room where […]

08/06/2013

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Valerie Harper starts work on TV movie

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Despite suffering from incurable brain cancer, actress Valerie Harper is back at work. The UP cable channel said Thursday that Harper is filming a TV movie in Canada. Shooting began this […]

08/01/2013

This July 31, 2013 photo provided by National Geographic shows Asha Jain, 13, of Minocqua, Wis., Gopi Ramanathan, 15, of Sartell, Minn., and Neelam Sandhu, 14, of Bedford, N.H., members of the U.S. team that edged out Canada and India in the final round of the National Geographic World Championship held in St. Petersburg, Russia. (AP Photo/National Geographic, Rebecca Hale)

US beats 17 other teams to win int’l geography bee

MINOCQUA, Wis. (AP) — Teenagers from Minnesota, Wisconsin and New Hampshire bested competitors from 17 other countries to give the U.S. its sixth title at National Geographic’s biennial geography championships for schoolchildren. Asha Jain, of […]

08/01/2013

FDA

FDA warns of massive diabetes test strip recall

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is warning patients with diabetes about a recall of up to 62 million glucose test strips used to measure blood sugar levels that can show incorrect, abnormally […]

07/31/2013

A woman reacts upon finding out Canadian actor Cory Monteith died as she pauses at a memorial for him outside the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel in Vancouver, B.C., on Monday July 15, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)

Coroner: ‘Glee’ actor Monteith died of overdose

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — “Glee” actor Cory Monteith, who had struggled for years with substance abuse, died of an overdose of heroin and alcohol, the British Columbia coroner’s office said Tuesday. “There is no […]

07/16/2013

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