How Did The Arizona Execution Go Wrong?

How Did The Arizona Execution Go Wrong?

By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times For the third time this year, a state has set out to execute a ...

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Kurdish Politician Fouad Massoum Named President Of Iraq

Kurdish Politician Fouad Massoum Named President Of Iraq

By Nabih Bulos and Patrick J. McDonnell, Los Angeles Times BEIRUT -- Iraq's parliament appointed a n ...

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Overweight And Obese Kids Are In Denial About Their Weight, CDC Says

Overweight And Obese Kids Are In Denial About Their Weight, CDC Says

By Karen Kaplan, Los Angeles Times New government data suggest a nonmedical cause of America's child ...

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Sudanese Christian Woman Who Faced Death Over Her Faith Meets Pope Francis

Sudanese Christian Woman Who Faced Death Over Her Faith Meets Pope Francis

By Robyn Dixon, Los Angeles Times JOHANNESBURG -- A Sudanese Christian woman who faced a death sente ...

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Henry ‘Hank’ Hartsfield Jr., Space Shuttle Astronaut, Dies At 80

Henry ‘Hank’ Hartsfield Jr., Space Shuttle Astronaut, Dies At 80

By Steve Chawkins, Los Angeles Times Over his career as an astronaut, Henry "Hank" Hartsfield Jr. sp ...

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FBI Kept LA County Jail Probe Secret From Sheriff Baca And Aides, Files Show

FBI Kept LA County Jail Probe Secret From Sheriff Baca And Aides, Files Show

By Cindy Chang and Jack Leonard, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES -- The FBI kept its investigation int ...

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Ukraine Prime Minister Yatsenyuk Resigns As Ruling Coalition Collapses

Ukraine Prime Minister Yatsenyuk Resigns As Ruling Coalition Collapses

By Steven Zeitchik, Los Angeles Times KIEV, Ukraine -- Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk ab ...

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In The Kitchen

In The Kitchen

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U.S. World Cup Star Beasley Signs With Dynamo

U.S. World Cup Star Beasley Signs With Dynamo

Houston (AFP) -- U.S. defender DaMarcus Beasley, who last month became the first American to play in ...

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Algerian Airliner Missing Over Mali ‘Probably Crashed’

Algerian Airliner Missing Over Mali ‘Probably Crashed’

Algiers (AFP) -- An Air Algerie plane missing since early Thursday over Mali with 116 passengers and ...

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Closing Arguments Scheduled In Sterling Trust Case

Closing Arguments Scheduled In Sterling Trust Case

Los Angeles (AFP) -- Donald Sterling's lawyers opted not to call Shelly Sterling as a witness in the ...

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Aboard ‘The Beast,’ Migrants Fear Texas Crackdown

Aboard ‘The Beast,’ Migrants Fear Texas Crackdown

Apizaco (Mexico) (AFP) -- Texas Governor Rick Perry's plan to send troops to reinforce the Mexican b ...

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European Court Condemns Poland For Hosting Secret CIA Prisons

European Court Condemns Poland For Hosting Secret CIA Prisons

Strasbourg (France) (AFP) -- Europe's top human rights court condemned Poland on Thursday for hostin ...

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U.S. Republicans Seek More Say In Iran Nuclear Deal

U.S. Republicans Seek More Say In Iran Nuclear Deal

Washington (AFP) -- U.S. Republican lawmakers called for greater say in any deal reached between the ...

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U.S. Uses Vague Rules For Terror Watch List

U.S. Uses Vague Rules For Terror Watch List

Washington (AFP) -- U.S. authorities can place Americans and foreigners on a terrorist watch list in ...

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Naval Ships From U.S., India, and Japan To Start War Games

Naval Ships From U.S., India, and Japan To Start War Games

Tokyo (AFP) -- The United States, India, and Japan are set to kick off week-long war games in the Pa ...

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U.S. Food Firm Sorry Over China ‘Bad Meat’ Scandal

U.S. Food Firm Sorry Over China ‘Bad Meat’ Scandal

Shanghai (AFP) -- The U.S. food supplier at the center of an expired meat scandal in China has apolo ...

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U.S. Jobless Claims Fall To Eight-Year Low

U.S. Jobless Claims Fall To Eight-Year Low

Washington (AFP) -- New claims for U.S. unemployment insurance benefits tumbled to an eight-year low ...

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Wal-Mart Replaces Chief Of U.S. Division

Wal-Mart Replaces Chief Of U.S. Division

New York (AFP) -- U.S. retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Thursday announced it is replacing the head of i ...

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U.N. Shelter In Gaza Shelled, Killing At Least 15; Cease-Fire Elusive

U.N. Shelter In Gaza Shelled, Killing At Least 15; Cease-Fire Elusive

By Alexandra Zavis and Batsheva Sobelman, Los Angeles Times GAZA CITY -- With a cease-fire accord re ...

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General Motors’ Profit Skids On Recall Costs

General Motors’ Profit Skids On Recall Costs

New York (AFP) -- General Motors on Thursday posted a sharp drop in second-quarter profit as the aut ...

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Mourners Demand Justice For NY Man Choked By Police

Mourners Demand Justice For NY Man Choked By Police

New York (AFP) -- Civil rights activist Al Sharpton led hundreds of mourners in demands for justice ...

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Migrant Children Face Test In Dallas Immigration Court

Migrant Children Face Test In Dallas Immigration Court

By Dianne Solis and David Tarrant, The Dallas Morning News DALLAS -- In a packed Dallas immigration ...

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States, Cities Get Creative About Recycling Water

States, Cities Get Creative About Recycling Water

By Jessica Moulden, Stateline.org WASHINGTON -- Overwhelmed by severe drought, the Oklahoma legislat ...

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Study: No Trans-Pacific Partnership Would Be A Setback For U.S., Latin America

Study: No Trans-Pacific Partnership Would Be A Setback For U.S., Latin America

By Mimi Whitefield, The Miami Herald A new Atlantic Council study says that failure to win approval ...

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Obama, In Silicon Valley For Fundraisers, Touts Accomplishments

Obama, In Silicon Valley For Fundraisers, Touts Accomplishments

By Josh Richman, Rhea Mahbubani, and Andie Waterman, San Jose Mercury News LOS ALTOS HILLS, Calif. - ...

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Iraqi Jihadists Order Genital Mutilation Of All Women

Iraqi Jihadists Order Genital Mutilation Of All Women

Geneva (AFP) -- Jihadists in Iraq have ordered that all women between the ages of 11 and 46 must und ...

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Slugfest Of Florida Governor’s Race Promises To Intensify

Slugfest Of Florida Governor’s Race Promises To Intensify

By Marc Caputo, The Miami Herald In Florida's bareknuckle governor's race, it's ...

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4 Other Politicians Who Have Been Caught Plagiarizing

4 Other Politicians Who Have Been Caught Plagiarizing

By the time they reach grade school, most students understand that plagiarism is ...

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Even After Open Enrollment, Activity Remains Unexpectedly High On Federal Health Insurance Exchange

Even After Open Enrollment, Activity Remains Unexpectedly High On Federal Health Insurance Exchange

by Charles Ornstein, ProPublica This story was co-published with NPR's "Shots" b ...

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Blind Ideological Justice

Blind Ideological Justice

WASHINGTON -- Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens captured our ideal ...

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Iowa’s Branstad Among Governors In The Wrong On Immigration Issue

Iowa’s Branstad Among Governors In The Wrong On Immigration Issue

A few days after Iowa's governor was spotlighted on MSNBC for declaring undocume ...

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Bachmann: ‘There’s A Chance I Could Run’ For President In 2016

Bachmann: ‘There’s A Chance I Could Run’ For President In 2016

Michele Bachmann may be retiring from the House of Representatives, but that doe ...

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After Perdue Win, Senate Control Could Be Decided In Georgia

After Perdue Win, Senate Control Could Be Decided In Georgia

In the wake of Republican businessman David Perdue's upset victory over U.S. Rep ...

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Adam Kwasman Runs For Wrong Bus, Leaves Border Issue Unsolved

Adam Kwasman Runs For Wrong Bus, Leaves Border Issue Unsolved

It's a revealing video. Not in the sense of physical nakedness. No, what is nake ...

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The ‘Most Powerful Men In The World’ Seem Defeated

The ‘Most Powerful Men In The World’ Seem Defeated

Search the phrase “the most powerful man in the world” and what comes up are pho ...

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Poll: Dems Have Chance To Keep Senate By Focusing On Economy, Women

Poll: Dems Have Chance To Keep Senate By Focusing On Economy, Women

A new survey of likely voters in the 12 states where control of the Senate is be ...

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WATCH: Democrats Slam Joni Ernst On Social Security

WATCH: Democrats Slam Joni Ernst On Social Security

Democrats are ramping up their attacks against Senate candidate Joni Ernst, with ...

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Two Appellate Courts Differ On Key Tax Plank In Health Care Law

Two Appellate Courts Differ On Key Tax Plank In Health Care Law

By Michael Doyle and Tony Pugh, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Two ap ...

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D.C. Court Ruling Deals New Blow To Affordable Care Act

D.C. Court Ruling Deals New Blow To Affordable Care Act

By David G. Savage, Los Angeles Times President Obama's health care law was deal ...

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Body May Be That Of South Korean Tycoon With Ties To Sunken Ferry

Body May Be That Of South Korean Tycoon With Ties To Sunken Ferry

By Steven Borowiec, Los Angeles Times The body of South Korea's most wanted man, ...

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Florida Taxpayers About To Be Railroaded

Florida Taxpayers About To Be Railroaded

Here's a really clever idea: Let's run express passenger trains 16 times round-t ...

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RNC Launches ‘Poor Hillary Clinton’ Website

RNC Launches ‘Poor Hillary Clinton’ Website

In another attempt to discredit Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign bef ...

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Watch Out Hill Staffers, @congressedits Is Tweeting All Of Your Wikipedia Edits

Watch Out Hill Staffers, @congressedits Is Tweeting All Of Your Wikipedia Edits

Congressional staffers can no longer edit Wikipedia pages in their spare time at ...

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The Choice On Iran: Inspectors On The Ground, Or Boots On The Ground

The Choice On Iran: Inspectors On The Ground, Or Boots On The Ground

By Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, McClatchy-Tribune News Service With nuclear negotiat ...

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Sorry, Sean Hannity: New Yorkers Aren’t Fleeing To Low-Tax Havens

Sorry, Sean Hannity: New Yorkers Aren’t Fleeing To Low-Tax Havens

For years, conservatives have argued against attempts to raise taxes on the most ...

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WATCH LIVE: President Obama Speaks On Situation In Ukraine

WATCH LIVE: President Obama Speaks On Situation In Ukraine

At 10:50am, EST, President Barack Obama will deliver remarks on the downing of M ...

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Will Flight 17 Sober Us Up?

Will Flight 17 Sober Us Up?

WASHINGTON -- Tragedies concentrate the mind. American politics was trundling al ...

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At The Crash Site

At The Crash Site

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Todd Akin’s Back Again To Talk Of Rape

Todd Akin’s Back Again To Talk Of Rape

So, Todd Akin is back and he's talking rape again. You remember what happened la ...

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Rand Paul Faces Challenge In Opposing GOP War Hawks

Rand Paul Faces Challenge In Opposing GOP War Hawks

Kentucky senator Rand Paul is a curious vehicle for reformation of the Republica ...

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Weekend Reader: ‘Six Amendments: How And Why We Should Change The Constitution’

Weekend Reader: ‘Six Amendments: How And Why We Should Change The Constitution’

Today the Weekend Reader brings you Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change ...

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Putting Names, Faces To Malaysian Airlines Victims

Putting Names, Faces To Malaysian Airlines Victims

By Michael Muskal and Christine Mai-Duc, Los Angeles Times Around the world Frid ...

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Two Years After Aurora, Where’s The Gun Reform?

Two Years After Aurora, Where’s The Gun Reform?

It’s been two years since the tragic Aurora, Colorado theater shooting, which ki ...

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Poll Roundup: Close In Colorado

Poll Roundup: Close In Colorado

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, pollsters across the country will beg ...

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WATCH LIVE: President Obama Delivers A Statement On Ukraine

WATCH LIVE: President Obama Delivers A Statement On Ukraine

At 11:30am, EST, President Barack Obama will deliver a statement on the downing ...

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Scott Brown’s Comeback Has Been A Disaster

Scott Brown’s Comeback Has Been A Disaster

It should not be particularly surprising news that former Massachusetts senator ...

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