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CDC safety lapses shut 2 labs, stop shipments
NEW YORK (AP) -- Citing a recurring problem with safety, U.S. officials have suspended the shipment of potentially dangerous germs from government laboratories in Atlanta to other labs.... 7/11/2014 12:34 PM

Wife in Ga. hot car death case has attorney
ATLANTA (AP) -- The wife of a Georgia man facing charges after their son was left in a hot car and died has retained a criminal defense attorney for herself.... 7/11/2014 9:03 AM

3rd Colorado county giving licenses to gay couples
DENVER (AP) -- A third Colorado county began issuing marriage licenses to gay couples Friday even though the legal fight is far from resolved in the state.... 7/11/2014 12:41 PM

Texas shooting suspect collapses in court
HOUSTON, Texas (AP) -- A man accused of killing six members of his ex-wife's family, including four children, collapsed in court Friday as a prosecutor recited the charges against him.... 7/11/2014 12:07 PM

House chairman: $3.7 billion request 'too much'
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's $3.7 billion emergency request for the border crisis is too big and the House won't approve it, the chairman of the House committee that controls spending said Friday.... 7/11/2014 12:00 PM

Police: Woman in 2 heroin deaths panicky then calm
MILTON, Ga. (AP) -- Twice last year, Alix Tichelman found herself alone with a man suffering from a drug overdose. The first time she called 911. The second time, police say, she just walked away.... 7/11/2014 4:44 AM

Inventor pushes solar panels for roads, highways
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- The solar panels that Idaho inventor Scott Brusaw has built aren't meant for rooftops. They are meant for roads, driveways, parking lots, bike trails and, eventually, highways.... 7/11/2014 9:59 AM

Alarms, firework report investigated in fatal fire
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) -- The building where five members of one family died along with two other victims in an intense blaze had an alarm system, yet witnesses say no warning sounded. That's one thing investigators are focusing on, along with reports that sounds of fireworks or an explosion preceded the flames.... 7/11/2014 11:27 AM

Death of Michigan referee raises medical questions
LIVONIA, Mich. (AP) -- A well-respected veteran soccer referee's life was cut short by a punch delivered during a Detroit-area men's league game.... 7/11/2014 2:29 AM

Fall elections loom over governors' meeting
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Partisan divisions over immigration, education and health care are intensifying as dozens of the nation's governors meet just months before elections thick with presidential implications.... 7/11/2014 7:52 AM