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Immigration debate roils politics in ... Maine?
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) -- In the whitest U.S. state, thousands of miles from the Mexican border, the debate over immigration is quickly becoming a central issue in one of the nation's most closely watched governor's races.... 7/29/2014 1:55 AM

NYC uses food trucks to bring summer meals to kids
NEW YORK (AP) -- Within minutes, the line at the food truck parked on a busy Queens thoroughfare extended several people deep. Hipster foodies looking to sample vegan pizzas or fusion tacos?... 7/29/2014 2:04 AM

Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors
WASHINGTON (AP) -- More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.... 7/29/2014 7:06 AM

Doctor who contracted Ebola in grave condition
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- Kent Brantly always wanted to be a medical missionary, and he took the work seriously, spending months treating a steady stream of patients with Ebola in Liberia.... 7/28/2014 8:25 PM

Abuse suspect dead; 2 marshals, NY policeman hurt
NEW YORK (AP) -- A California man who skipped town after being accused of molesting a boy was killed and three law enforcement officers trying to arrest him were wounded in a daytime shootout inside a small smoke shop in one of New York's most bustling neighborhoods, officials said.... 7/29/2014 5:36 AM

Indian senior community part of growing niche
TAVARES, Fla. (AP) -- When Arun and Usha Pancholi were deciding where to spend their retirement years, they wanted a place that combined the culture and camaraderie of life in India with the comforts and conveniences they had grown accustomed to after nearly five decades in Minnesota and Ohio.... 7/29/2014 5:11 AM

Man charged in teen's 9-month disappearance
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- A New Hampshire man was arrested Monday and charged with kidnapping 15-year-old Abigail "Abby" Hernandez more than nine months ago sometime after she left Kennett High School in Conway.... 7/28/2014 7:40 PM

2 arraigned, denied bail in deadly Pa. carjacking
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Two men accused of carjacking a woman in north Philadelphia and plowing into a family selling fruit on a street corner, killing three children, have been ordered held without bail.... 7/29/2014 7:03 AM

Federal court: Virginia marriage is for all
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- An appeals courts' decision to strike down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban adds to the growing list of decrees on a hot-button issue that will likely end up being decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.... 7/29/2014 4:42 AM

Relieved evacuees return after California wildfire
SHINGLE SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) -- Most of the 1,200 people driven to evacuate by a Northern California wildfire that destroyed 13 homes have been told they can safely return after a series of steady gains in the firefight.... 7/29/2014 6:05 AM