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Life in prison for NJ chemist who poisoned husband

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) – A Chinese-born chemist who worked for a decade for one of America’s biggest pharmaceutical companies was a cold, calculating murderer who poisoned her husband rather than let him divorce her, […]

09/30/2013

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Stocks drop as government heads toward shutdown

NEW YORK (AP) – Stocks sank Monday as Wall Street worried that a budget fight in Washington could lead to something much worse for the economy- a failure to raise the nation’s borrowing limit. It […]

09/30/2013

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California report says truancy may cost state billions

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A new study released by the California attorney general’s office says the state must act to reduce rampant truancy. The study released Monday says the last school year saw an estimated […]

09/30/2013

The White House South Lawn

White House postpones music event, cites shooting

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is postponing the taping of a Latin music event, citing Monday’s shooting at the Washington Navy Yard. The White House said in a statement that the decision was made […]

09/16/2013

Big waves go over breakwater near anchored fishing boats in Fujisawa, near Tokyo, Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Powerful typhoon Man-yi was bearing down on Japan and went past Tokyo on Monday, leaving one dead and dumping torrential rains, damaging homes and flooding parts of the country's popular tourist destination of Kyoto, where hundreds of thousands of people were ordered to evacuate to shelters. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

Powerful typhoon downgraded after lashing Japan

TOKYO (AP) — A powerful typhoon that lashed Japan with torrential rains, leaving two dead, was downgraded to a tropical storm Monday, although it was still dumping rain on parts of the country. Offiicals said […]

09/16/2013

Police work the scene on M Street, SE in Washington near the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. The U.S. Navy says one person is injured after a shooting at a Navy building in Washington. Police and emergency crews gathered Monday morning outside the Naval Sea Systems Command Headquarters building, where the shooting was reported.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Officials report a 2nd shooter is possible at Navy Yard

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two officials say police are looking into the possibility of a second shooter at the Washington Navy Yard where several people were killed. A Defense Department official and a law enforcement official […]

09/16/2013

George Zimmerman, right, is escorted to a home by a Lake Mary police officer, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, in Lake Mary, Fla., after a domestic incident in the neighborhood where Zimmerman and his wife Shellie had lived during his murder trial. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Zimmerman’s wife won’t press charges despite call

LAKE MARY, Fla. (AP) — The sobbing wife of George Zimmerman called 911 on Monday to report that her estranged husband was threatening her with a gun and had punched her father in the nose, […]

09/09/2013

In this frame grab from video taken Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, and provided by "CBS This Morning," Syrian President Bashar Assad responds to a question from journalist Charlie Rose during an interview in Damascus, Syria. Assad warned in the interview broadcast Monday on CBS there will be retaliation against the U.S. for any military strike launched in response to the alleged chemical weapons attack. Assad said, "You should expect everything." (AP Photo/CBS This Morning)

Assad warns of repercussions for a US strike

WASHINGTON (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad is warning the U.S. of repercussions if it launches a military attack against him, as the Obama administration tries to convince a wary Congress to authorize a strike […]

09/09/2013

In this Monday, Sept. 2, 2013 photo taken in a long exposure and provided by the Bay Area Toll Authority, police vehicles open the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge to traffic, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Bay Area Toll Authority, Noah Berger)

First cars cross SF-Oakland Bay Bridge’s new span

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — There was little fanfare, but the gleaming white and newly built $6.4-billion eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge opened to the public as vehicles began crossing it after more […]

09/03/2013

In this Friday, Aug. 30, 2013 photo provided by the U.S. Forest Service, a fire crew stands watch along a fire break near a burn operation on the southern flank of the Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park in California. (AP Photo/U.S. Forest Service, Mike McMillan)

Big gains on wildfire near Yosemite National Park

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — A relatively cool and humid Labor Day allowed fire crews to make major progress Monday toward corralling a massive wildfire searing the edge of Yosemite National Park. The fire […]

09/02/2013

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