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NC man gets prison time for tweeting Obama threats

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man is headed to prison for threatening President Barack Obama through Twitter during the 2012 Democratic National Convention. A federal judge sentenced Donte Jamar Sims on Wednesday to […]

05/29/2013

Franklin (l) and Billy Graham (AP Photo)

Religious groups say they were scrutinized by IRS

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two conservative religious groups say they were also the subject of unusual scrutiny from the Internal Revenue Service. The son of the Rev. Billy Graham as well as leaders of Z Street, […]

05/15/2013

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States fear loss of health care aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of people with serious medical problems are in danger of losing coverage under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul because of cost overruns, state officials say. At risk is the Pre-Existing […]

05/03/2013

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States fear loss of health care aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of people with serious medical problems are in danger of losing coverage under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul because of cost overruns, state officials say. At risk is the Pre-Existing […]

05/03/2013

Medical workers at scene of explosion near Boston Marathon finish line, Massachusetts.

2 killed as 2 bombs explode at Boston Marathon, 2 more being dismantled

BOSTON (AP) — Two bombs exploded near the finish of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing two people, injuring 23 others and sending authorities rushing to aid wounded spectators, race organizers and police said.

04/15/2013

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Two explosions at Boston marathon finish line

BOSTON (AP) — Two explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon have resulted in injuries.

Bloody spectators were being carried Monday to the medical tent that had been set up to care for fatigued runners. Police wove through competitors as they ran back toward the course.

04/15/2013

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Congress spares military’s tuition aid program

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has spared a program that provides tuition aid to active duty military from the budget knife. The House cleared a massive spending bill that includes a provision restoring the program for the Army, Air Force and Marine Corps.

03/21/2013

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Andy Griffith widow to raze his home

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The widow of actor Andy Griffith has gotten a permit to tear down the house where he lived for many years on the North Carolina waterfront, upsetting friends who had hoped it would be preserved as a museum or Graceland-type estate.

03/20/2013

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Costs of US wars linger for over 100 years

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — If history is any judge, the U.S. government will be paying for the Iraq and Afghanistan wars for the next century as service members and their families grapple with the sacrifices of combat.

03/19/2013

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NC woman IDs donor in rabies case

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman said Monday she wasn’t surprised to learn that her child’s father was the Air Force aviation mechanic whose rabies-infected organs were transplanted into other recipients, including a Maryland man who died.

03/18/2013

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