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Mega Millions jackpot climbs toward a new record

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Strong weekend Mega Millions ticket sales easily could push Tuesday’s jackpot above last ...

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Bells toll in Newtown for school shooting victims

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Bells tolled 26 times to honor the children and educators killed one year ago ...

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Colorado gunman kicked off speech team; no loner

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A student who walked into his suburban Denver high school with a shotgun looking ...

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Burning of ex-racer Mayfield’s NC home canceled

CATAWBA (AP) — The scheduled burning of the million-dollar home once owned by former NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield ...

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NC school board starts studying virtual charters

RALEIGH (AP) — Ground rules set by an education panel that started work Friday could one day allow ...

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Gunman, 18, wounds classmate in Colorado school, kills self

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A teenager who may have had a grudge against a teacher opened fire Friday ...

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Judge: No quick trial on NC voting law changes

WINSTON-SALEM (AP) — A federal judge has ruled there will be no trial on North Carolina’s Republican-backed voting ...

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Budget peace breaks out — after Boehner tough talk

WASHINGTON (AP) — Battle-fatigued and suddenly bipartisan, the House voted Thursday night to ease across-the-board federal spending cuts ...

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Police respond to shooting report at Colorado school

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A suburban Denver student shot at least one other student at a high school ...

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Shaken not stirred: Did 007 have alcoholic tremor

British doctors who carefully read Ian Fleming’s series of James Bond novels say the celebrated spy regularly drank ...

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