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Fraying family ties cut to heart of theater gunman's defense
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- They show up in court every day, a visible reminder to jurors that even a killer has parents who love him and don't want him to die.... 7/6/2015 7:38 PM

Las Vegas completing last straw to draw Lake Mead water
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- It took $817 million, two starts, more than six years and one worker's life to drill a so-called "Third Straw" to make sure glittery casinos and sprawling suburbs of Las Vegas can keep getting drinking water from near the bottom of drought-stricken Lake Mead.... 7/6/2015 7:25 AM

Q&A: As Obama health law survives, GOP split over next move
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Having lost their latest war against President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, Republicans must decide how to wage battles that could fan the issue for the 2016 elections.... 7/6/2015 7:02 PM

The anti-pot taboo shrinks in presidential politics
DENVER (AP) -- Presidential candidates are talking about marijuana in ways unimaginable not long ago.... 7/6/2015 7:00 PM

Condemned Boston Marathon bomber files motion for new trial
BOSTON (AP) -- Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev filed a motion for a new trial Monday, less than two weeks after he was formally sentenced to death for the 2013 attack.... 7/6/2015 7:52 PM

South Carolina lawmakers begin debate over Confederate flag
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- South Carolina lawmakers on Monday began debating whether to bring the Confederate flag down outside the Capitol, starting with a pair of senators - one white, one black - whose families arrived in the state before the Civil War.... 7/6/2015 7:44 PM

Wins, setbacks mark the path to nationwide same-sex marriage
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In 2004, when Massachusetts became the first state to allow same-sex couples to marry, President George W. Bush declared support for a constitutional amendment "to protect the institution of marriage." Voters in 13 states changed their constitutions to define marriage as the union of a man and a woman. In most of those states, the vote wasn't even close.... 7/6/2015 5:01 PM

Atlantic City betting big on non-gambling attractions
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Atlantic City's efforts to recapture some of the tourism dollars it has lost to casino competition in recent years finally appear to be working.... 7/6/2015 6:52 PM

Search resumes for 3 missing after boat capsized
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Crews resumed searching in Monday for three people missing after their pontoon boat hit a barge and capsized in the Ohio River in Kentucky, leaving two others dead, a fire chief said.... 7/6/2015 5:48 PM

Upscale Idaho town threatened by fire urged to flee homes
BAYVIEW, Idaho (AP) -- Idaho fire managers are urging hundreds of residents to leave their homes in an upscale lakeside community threatened by wildfire.... 7/6/2015 7:29 PM

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