06-24-2017  10:24 pm      •     

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Zapata and Avila, who worked at the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City, were attacked as they returned to the capital from Mexico's northern state of San Luis Potosi

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration on Wednesday offered an up to $5 million reward for information leading to the capture of the suspected drug traffickers who shot and killed a U.S. immigration agent and wounded another in Mexico last month.


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FDA leads study to determine if a link exists

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FDA is examining the link between dyes found in everyday foods and hyperactivity in children.


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The legislation now would prevent nonunion employees affected by contracts from paying fees to union organizations

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- State lawmakers in Ohio made changes Tuesday to a collective bargaining bill that would deal a blow to public worker unions.


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He was convicted of killing two people in a 1989 convenience store robbery

FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) -- The U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday declined to stop the execution of an Arizona death-row inmate hours before he was set to die by lethal injection


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Livestream of the president's speech begins at 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama will make his case for U.S. involvement in Libya to an anxious public Monday night


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Authorities said the couple, who became the twins' foster parents in 2004, beat the twins with a shoe, whip or broom, bound their hands and feet, and locked them in a bathroom

Prosecutors said Monday they would seek the death penalty for a Miami couple accused in the slaying of their 10-year-old adopted daughter


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The jury of five men and seven women found that pageant officials, not Ramirez, had breached the contract

A 17-year-old Texas beauty queen allegedly told to "get off the tacos" after gaining weight has had her crown returned by a judge after a jury ruled that she was wrongly stripped of her title


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Some credits, deductions could trip up taxpayers

Some experts advise taxpayers to seek help preparing their returns, either from a professional tax preparer or by using tax preparation software


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Experts say the drug is an important milestone in treating the deadliest form of skin cancer

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a breakthrough cancer medication from Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. that researchers have heralded as the first drug to prolong the lives of patients with melanoma

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Oregon and Washington both see minority populations jump more than 40 percent

In a surprising show of growth, Hispanics accounted for more than half of the U.S. population increase over the last decade, exceeding estimates in many states as they crossed a new census milestone: 50 million, or 1 in 6 Americans.


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