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Obama seeks bigger wilderness designation in Alaska refuge

Obama Alaska Wilderness

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — President Barack Obama is proposing to designate the vast majority of Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a wilderness area, including its potentially oil-rich coastal...

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Oregon State student makes pornography in campus library

A former Oregon State University student was cited for public indecency Tuesday when she was reported for filming a live chat in the campus library last year....


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Malaysia says MH370 crash an accident to clear compensation

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s government formally declared still-missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 an accident on Thursday and said all those on board...


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Michelle Obama defies tradition in Saudi Arabia

Michelle Obama did not wear a veil or head covering as she stood by the President’s side in Saudi Arabia paying respects after King Abdullah’s death....


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Bill seeks $1 trillion for transportation

WASHINGTON — For years, transportation experts have called for a massive investment to save a network of roads, bridges and transit systems that have fallen...


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Blizzard-stricken East digs out

BOSTON (AP) — New Englanders savaged by a blizzard packing knee-high snowfall and hurricane-force winds began digging out as New Yorkers and others spared its...




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Mormon leaders call for measures protecting gay rights

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church announced a campaign Tuesday for new laws that protect gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people from discrimination...


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What! Facebook's down? No storm selfies during brief outage

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — No storm selfies, hookups, status updates. With Facebook and Instagram down for nearly an hour overnight, what were legions of users...


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Drone incident at White House highlights still-unsolved security

(c) 2015, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON — The intrusion by a recreational drone early Monday onto the White House lawn exposed a security gap at the...


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Federal government failing to protect children, report says

The federal government’s failure to enforce the nation’s child protection laws is a “national disgrace” that leaves abused children...


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Thousands of flights canceled as storm batters East

Airline travelers are going nowhere fast because of the blizzard bearing down on the Northeast. By midafternoon Monday, about 6,500 U.S. flights through Tuesday...


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Oregon State student makes pornography in campus library

A former Oregon State University student was cited for public indecency Tuesday when she was reported for filming a live chat in the campus library last year....