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'Democrats' bottom line hasn't changed. Republicans' bottom line hasn't stayed still'

Struggling to avert a government shutdown, Republicans and Democrats each said Wednesday the other would be to blame if compromise talks on the budget fail to produce an agreement


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Would have been the first Texas execution since the state switched to pentobarbital in its lethal three-drug mixture

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) -- The U.S. Supreme Court blocked the first scheduled execution of a Texas death row inmate using pentobarbital on Tuesday.


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Army spouses suffer significantly more depression; kids suffer neglect

The longest war in United States history puts an incredible strain on both military service members and their families. The mother in Florida who killed her two teenage children in January – whose husband had been deployed to the Middle East multiple times – suffered from depression and substance abuse issues. Cases of depression among military spouses is significantly higher than in the civilian population.


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Friday is the deadline to avoid a shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday that private talks with President Barack Obama failed to produce a deal to avoid a government shutdown


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Bey is accused of ordering the killing of Bailey in 2007 because he was investigating the financially troubled bakery for a story

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- A gunman testified Monday that he shot a California journalist three times in broad daylight on a downtown Oakland street to make sure he completed the killing ordered by the leader of a once-influential community group.


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Marable's latest book, \"Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention," will be released today

NEW YORK (AP) -- Manning Marable, an influential historian whose forthcoming Malcolm X biography could revise perceptions of the slain civil rights leader, died Friday, just days before the book described as his life's work was to be released. He was 60.


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The closing act of a college basketball season turned upside down

HOUSTON (AP) -- After their latest win on the road to an unlikely spot in the national title game, Connecticut's players talked about shocking the world. Butler's talked about unfinished business.


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The cracks caused aircraft to lose pressure and forced a frightening emergency landing

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) -- Three more Southwest Airlines jetliners have small, subsurface cracks that are similar to the cracks suspected of playing a role in the fuselage tear of a Boeing 737-300

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Allies say election costs could top $1 billion

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama formally launched his re-election campaign Monday, urging grass-roots supporters central to his first White House run to mobilize again to protect the change he's brought over the past two years.
The official start of his second White House bid, in the midst of three wars, a budget fight with Congress, and sluggish economic recovery, comes 20 months before the November 2012 election.


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In fact, atheists, agnostics, humanists and other assorted skeptics from the Army's Fort Bragg have formed an organization

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- The cliche notwithstanding, there are atheists in foxholes.


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