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Excerpts from emails on Ariz. shooting suspect

Excerpts from emails on Ariz. shooting suspect

Pima Community College on Thursday released about 250 emails pertaining to Tucson, Ariz., shooting suspect Jared Lee Loughner, following a judge's ruling that the documents were not protected by...

Woman, Child Shot at School in Georgia

Woman, Child Shot at School in Georgia

A man was taken into custody after a woman and her daughter were shot outside a private school in Rockdale County Tuesday morning, authorities said.

Tainted Synthetic Marijuana Has Been Sickening People Across the Midwest

Tainted Synthetic Marijuana Has Been Sickening People Across the Midwest

Synthetic marijuana is illegally sold in shiny foil packages with names like Insane, Crazy Monkey and Blue Giant from the counters of gas stations, minimarts and head shops.

Urn Containing Ashes of Dead Woman Stolen in Arizona

Urn Containing Ashes of Dead Woman Stolen in Arizona

An urn containing the ashes of a dead woman is missing and police are trying to get it back.

Calif. dispensary sparks food drive with free pot

Calif. dispensary sparks food drive with free pot

A California medical marijuana dispensary has raked in food donations with a unique offer: free pot.

Christine Hallquist on Her Primary Victory: ‘It Gives the Transgender Community Hope’

Christine Hallquist on Her Primary Victory: ‘It Gives the Transgender Community Hope’

Diverse candidates in Connecticut, Minnesota and Vermont advanced to the general election, potentially setting them up for historic wins in November.

Ex DC school chief takes reform message nationwide

Ex DC school chief takes reform message nationwide

Looking back, Michelle Rhee says there are a few things she didn't do successfully during her three years as chancellor of the District of Columbia public schools.

Trade Politics Comes to the County Fair

Trade Politics Comes to the County Fair

The county fair in Marion, Ohio, provided a cheerful refuge from the concerns of farmers about Chinese tariffs on soybeans, hogs and other products.

Las Vegas wedding chapels deal with love recession

Las Vegas wedding chapels deal with love recession

Eriess Davis didn't want a traditional wedding: No conservative music and rows of unfamiliar guests. She wanted A Little White Chapel, in glitzy Las Vegas.

How the poll was conducted

How the poll was conducted

The Associated Press-Stanford University Education Poll was conducted by Abt SRBI, Inc. from Sept. 23-30, 2010. It is based on landline and cell phone telephone interviews with a nationally repr...

Kentucky Parents: TSA Frisked Our 6-Year-Old Daughter

Kentucky Parents: TSA Frisked Our 6-Year-Old Daughter

A Kentucky couple wants the TSA to change how it screens children after their 6-year-old daughter was frisked at the New Orleans airport.

3 kids killed, teen hurt in Ohio mobile home fire

3 kids killed, teen hurt in Ohio mobile home fire

A nighttime fire at a mobile home without smoke alarms killed three children under the age of 8 and injured a 14-year-old boy while their mother was at work, authorities and a neighbor said Frid...

Baby Survives 9 Hours Buried Alive in Montana Woods

Baby Survives 9 Hours Buried Alive in Montana Woods

A 5-month-old baby was rescued after being buried under sticks and debris for about nine hours over the weekend. A man has been charged with criminal endangerment and assault on a minor.

California Border Patrol Seizes Record Amount of Pot at Checkpoint

California Border Patrol Seizes Record Amount of Pot at Checkpoint

U.S. Border Patrol agents have found 14 tons of marijuana valued at more than $22.6 million from a tractor-trailer Wednesday night during a routine search at a checkpoint.

American who joined Libyan rebels returns to US

American who joined Libyan rebels returns to US

An American writer who went missing in Libya for months returned to the United States on Saturday night, telling reporters he went to the Middle Eastern nation to participate in the uprising against dictator Moammar Gadhafi and was on a reconnaissance mission when he was captured.

Summary Box: Signed home contracts up in February

Summary Box: Signed home contracts up in February

MODEST SIGNINGS BUMP: More Americans signed contracts to buy homes in February, up 2.1 percent from January, according to the National Association of Realtors' pending home sales index released Monday.


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