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Man charged in teen's disappearance heads to court
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- A New Hampshire man was due in court Tuesday to face a kidnapping charge in the case of a teenager who vanished after leaving her high school in October and then showed up at home last week.... 7/29/2014 9:10 AM

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 becoming a central issue in one of the nation's most closely watched governor's races.... 7/29/2014 12:13 PM

Immigration overload: The debate in governor races
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) -- The federal government has placed as many as 30,000 minors who have crossed the border illegally with sponsors across the country, spurring a wide range of reactions from governors, many of whom are up for re-election this fall.... 7/29/2014 12:11 PM

Woman forgives husband who left son in hot car
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) -- A Connecticut woman whose 15-month-old son died this month after her husband left him in a car on a hot day said Tuesday he is an amazing father and that she forgives him.... 7/29/2014 12:32 PM

Clean air rules assailed as too much, too little
DENVER (AP) -- Hundreds of people across the country are telling the Environmental Protection Agency its new rules for power-plant pollution either go too far or not far enough.... 7/29/2014 12:28 PM

AP PHOTOS: Building boom in N. Dakota's oil patch
WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) -- President Theodore Roosevelt once came to North Dakota's Badlands to find solitude and solace amid the area's "desolate, grim beauty." But Roosevelt's Dakota is barely visible today.... 7/29/2014 12:49 PM

Trial reveals governor's wife had 'crush' on CEO
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- An attorney for the wife of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says during the couple's corruption trial that their marriage was broken and the former first lady developed a crush on a businessman who gave the McDonnells gifts and cash.... 7/29/2014 12:39 PM

NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules
CHICAGO (AP) -- The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports.... 7/29/2014 12:53 PM

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 12:42 PM

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