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  • Obama pledges help after Oklahoma tornado

    5/20/13 10:12 PM

    The White House says Obama told the governor of Oklahoma that he's directed the government and the Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide any assistance she needs.

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  • Arias expected to speak to jurors Tuesday

    5/20/13 4:18 PM

    Jodi Arias was convicted of first-degree murder earlier this month in the death of Travis Alexander. Last week, jurors heard tearful comments from Alexander's brother and sister as they described how his killing has torn their lives apart.

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  • SCOTUS to hear prayer in public meetings tussle

    5/20/13 12:04 PM

    The justices said they will review an appeals court ruling that held that the upstate New York town of Greece violated the Constitution by opening nearly every meeting over an 11-year span with prayers that stressed Christianity.

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  • Dozens injured in Connecticut train crash

    5/20/13 8:19 AM

    Railroad officials in Connecticut say the morning commute is going as well as can be expected following Friday's train collision that that injured 72 people and has shut down service.

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  • AP CEO calls records seizure unconstitutional

    5/20/13 6:20 AM

    The president and CEO of The Associated Press says the government's seizure of AP journalists' phone records was "unconstitutional" and already has had a chilling effect on newsgathering.

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  • Historic winning numbers drawn for $600M Powerball

    5/18/13 11:09 PM

    Grab your tickets and cross your fingers. The winning numbers for Saturday night's Powerball lottery have been drawn.

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  • Hundreds become new U.S. citizens in Sterling

    5/18/13 8:11 PM

    “Congratulations, you are Americans.” More than 500 people became US citizens in Sterling Saturday, taking the oath of allegiance in unison at a naturalization ceremony at Dominion High School.

     

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  • FBI executes search warrant in latest ricin letter case

    5/18/13 3:02 PM

    The FBI and other law enforcement agencies are executing a search warrant Saturday in the case of two letters containing the deadly poison ricin that were intercepted this week at a post office in Washington state.

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  • Thankful teen patron pays back 15-year debt

    5/18/13 8:43 AM

    Fifteen years after a New Mexico restauranteur picked up a $40 tab for a teen who was a little short, that patron, now fully grown, came back last week to finally pay off his debt

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