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Court: Hobby Lobby can challenge health care law

DENVER (AP) — Hobby Lobby stores won’t have to start paying millions of dollars in fines next week for not complying with the federal birth-control coverage mandate, under a federal appeals court ruling issued Thursday. […]

06/27/2013

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Govt says it followed all procedures in AP subpoena fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department told Congress on Tuesday that the department acted properly and followed all legal procedures correctly in subpoenaing phone records of The Associated Press during a leak investigation. At the […]

06/04/2013

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Report shows spike in reservation criminal cases

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — American Indian leaders who have criticized the federal government for years over the way authorities handled major crimes on reservations can mark progress with the release of newly tracked statistics from […]

05/30/2013

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Bill would protect Calif. reporters’ phone records

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Government agencies would be required to give journalists five days’ notice before they issue subpoenas to a third-party company for telephone records under a bill being introduced in the California Legislature. […]

05/23/2013

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Birth control coverage up for federal appeal

DENVER (AP) — In the most prominent challenge of its kind, Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. is asking a federal appeals court Thursday for an exemption from part of the federal health care law that requires […]

05/23/2013

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Federal oversight of LAPD officially ends

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has officially ended more than a decade of federal oversight of the Los Angeles Police Department that was triggered by a corruption scandal involving abusive officers. In two short […]

05/16/2013

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Wash. set to release draft rules for pot industry

SEATTLE (AP) — They’ve spent nearly eight months visiting marijuana grow houses, studying the science of getting high and earning nicknames like “the queen of weed.” Now, officials in Washington are taking their first stab […]

05/16/2013

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Govt obtains wide AP phone records in probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department secretly obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors for The Associated Press in what the news cooperative’s top executive called a “massive and unprecedented intrusion” into […]

05/13/2013

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Drug manufacturer agrees to $500 million penalty

WASHINGTON (AP) — A subsidiary of an Indian pharmaceutical company has agreed to pay $500 million fines and civil penalties for selling adulterated drugs and lying about tests to federal regulators, the Justice Department said […]

05/13/2013

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US government files morning-after pill appeal

NEW YORK (AP) — The Obama administration on Monday filed a last-second appeal to delay the sale of the morning-after contraceptive pill to girls of any age without a prescription. U.S. District Judge Edward Korman […]

05/13/2013

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