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Texas weighs allowing open carry of handguns

Texas Gun Rights

AUSTIN, Texas — Long depicted as the rootin‘-tootin’ capital of American gun culture, Texas is one of the few states with an outright ban on the open carry of handguns. That could...

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NASA's Orion spacecraft back in Florida after test flight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA’s experimental Orion spacecraft left Florida by rocket and returned by truck. The capsule arrived back at Kennedy Space...


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Islamic State recruits broadly, not just fighters

WASHINGTON (AP) — As it looks to expand its territorial base across broad swaths of Iraq and Syria, the Islamic State group is recruiting for more than just...


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VIDEO: Manhunt for ex-Marine in 6 killings drags on into 2nd day

PENNSBURG, Pa. — Schools closed and hospitals and other public places tightened security Tuesday as police in suburban Philadelphia hunted for a Marine...


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Ex-Marine wanted in 6 killings commits suicide

PENNSBURG, Pa. — An Iraq War veteran suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives in a shooting and slashing frenzy was found dead of self-...


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6 dead, suspect on loose in suburban Philadelphia

PENNSBURG, Pa. — A man killed six people and seriously wounded another in three different homes outside Philadelphia and remained at large hours after the...




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Identity theft victims face months of hassle

SAN FRANCISCO — As soon as Mark Kim found out his personal information was compromised in a data breach at Target last year, the 36-year-old tech worker...


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Colorado dad of Arapahoe killer post-publishes son's obituary

DENVER — The father of Karl Pierson, the 18-year-old who killed 17-year-old Claire Davis at Arapahoe High School last year has decided now is the...


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Texas weighs allowing open carry of handguns

AUSTIN, Texas — Long depicted as the rootin‘-tootin’ capital of American gun culture, Texas is one of the few states with an outright ban on the...


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Pulitzer-winning photojournalist dies in Liberia

WASHINGTON — Photojournalist Michel du Cille, a three-time Pulitzer Prize winner who recently captured compelling images of Ebola patients and their...


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VIDEO: California storm hits south after drenching north

LOS ANGELES — A dangerous storm system blamed for two deaths in Oregon, thousands of power outages in Washington, and flooded roadways in the Bay Area that...


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