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Arkansas cowers under Senate advertising barrage
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Little Rock friends Mike Thomas and Jack Evans don't support the same candidate in the nationally watched U.S. Senate race here, but they certainly agree on what to do when the contenders' ads start pouring out of the television.... 9/23/2014 3:01 PM

Obama admin creates Korean land mine exception
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Three months after announcing its intention to ban land mines, the Obama administration is carving out an exception for its stockpile on the Korean Peninsula.... 9/23/2014 1:29 PM

Tensions high as ambush suspect evades capture
CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) -- A 10-day manhunt for the survivalist accused of ambushing a Pennsylvania State Police barracks has narrowed to the rural area where he grew up and his parents still live, but the suspect has managed to elude capture despite the efforts of hundreds of law enforcement officials.... 9/23/2014 5:41 AM

Rights of same-sex military spouses vary by state
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- On the wall over her bunk in Kuwait, Marine Cpl. Nivia Huskey proudly displays a collection of sonogram printouts of the baby boy her pregnant spouse is carrying back home in North Carolina. If all goes as planned, the 28-year-old military policewoman will return to Camp Lejeune in time for a January delivery at an on-base hospital.... 9/23/2014 9:35 AM

Ex-al-Qaida spokesman gets life prison term in NY
NEW YORK (AP) -- Osama bin Laden's son-in-law was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for acting as al-Qaida's spokesman after the Sept. 11 terror attacks.... 9/23/2014 2:51 PM

Accused White House intruder armed in July arrest
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two months before Omar J. Gonzalez allegedly hopped a White House fence, dashed across the North Lawn and entered the executive mansion, he was arrested in rural Virginia, heavily armed and carrying a map of Washington tucked inside a Bible - with a circle drawn around the White House.... 9/23/2014 2:10 PM

100 arrested at Wall Street climate crisis sit-in
NEW YORK (AP) -- A day after over 100,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, more than 1,000 activists blocked parts of Broadway in Manhattan's financial district in a sit-in to protest what they see as corporate and economic institutions' role in the climate crisis.... 9/23/2014 4:02 AM

California fire containment doubles; wind expected
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Crews have nearly doubled containment of a wildfire threatening thousands of homes in Northern California, as they brace for dry heat and erratic winds that could undo their progress.... 9/23/2014 2:42 PM

Marathon suspect's friend due in court for hearing
BOSTON (AP) -- A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was due in federal court for a final hearing before his trial begins next week.... 9/23/2014 5:14 AM

Clothes taken in search for missing UVa student
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- In a second search of the home of the man believed to be the last person seen with a missing University of Virginia student, officials said they took pieces of clothing, but they would not elaborate on the importance of the items Tuesday.... 9/23/2014 2:39 PM