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U.S. President Barack Obama (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Obama signs bill easing airport screening for vets

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill making it easier for wounded or disabled members of the military and veterans to get through airport security screening. […]

08/10/2013

Protestors hold hands as they form a circle in the rotunda outside Florida Gov. Rick Scott's office. (AP Photo/Phil Sears)

Despite outcry, stand-ground law repeals unlikely

MIAMI (AP) — Despite an outcry from civil rights groups, a call for close examination by President Barack Obama and even a 1960s-style sit-in at the Florida governor’s office, the jury’s verdict that George Zimmerman […]

07/21/2013

Boy Scouts of America logo over uniform

Chief: NH scouts calm after burns from lightning

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire fire chief who helped triage 23 Boy Scouts who suffered burns during a campground lightning strike says they were “incredibly calm” throughout their ordeal. “No one was screaming […]

06/25/2013

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Severe east coast weather

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Damaging winds flattened trees and utility wires and knocked out power in parts of northern New England on Sunday, flights were delayed in New York City and there were reports of […]

06/02/2013

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Senate bill lets states tax Internet purchases

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attention online shoppers: The days of tax-free shopping on the Internet may soon end for many of you. The Senate is scheduled to vote Monday on a bill that would empower states […]

05/06/2013

Leeland Eisenberg

Clinton office hostage taker missing from NH unit

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Authorities say a New Hampshire man who took hostages at a Hillary Rodham Clinton presidential campaign office in 2007 has escaped from a minimum-security correctional facility.

04/07/2013

Workers at the National Hurricane Center. (AP Photo)

Sandy criticism prompts change in storm warnings

MIAMI (AP) — Responding to criticism after Superstorm Sandy, the National Hurricane Center said Thursday it would change the way it warns people about tropical storms that morph into something else.

04/04/2013

A teacher receives firearms training (AP Photo)

SD gov signs into law that teachers can be armed

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed into law Friday a measure allowing the state’s school districts to arm teachers and other personnel with guns, the first of its kind since the Connecticut school shooting.

03/08/2013

C. Everett Koop

C. Everett Koop, ex-surgeon general, dies in NH

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — C. Everett Koop, who raised the profile of the nation’s surgeon general by speaking frankly about AIDS and the dangers of smoking, has died in New Hampshire. He was 96.

02/25/2013

Actress Alyson Hannigan

Actress Alyson Hannigan obtains restraining order

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alyson Hannigan has obtained a temporary restraining order against a man who she claims has repeatedly threatened her and her family. The “How I Met Your Mother” star obtained the order Wednesday.

02/13/2013

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Huge storm blankets Northeast with 2 feet of snow

BOSTON (AP) — A behemoth storm packing hurricane-force wind gusts and blizzard conditions swept through the Northeast overnight, where New Englanders awoke Saturday to more than 2 feet of snow.

02/09/2013

Couple can’t collect in birth control mix-up

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A clinic that mistakenly gave vitamins instead of birth-control pills to a Wisconsin woman doesn’t have to pay to raise the child she conceived but can be sued for other financial damages, a state appeals court ruled Wednesday.

01/30/2013

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