Friday, July 11, 2014
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US border effort sputters as migrants cross again
MEXICALI, Mexico (AP) -- A U.S. effort to discourage immigrants' repeated attempts to enter the country illegally by dropping them back in Mexico hundreds of miles away from where they were caught has been sharply scaled back after producing relatively modest gains.... 7/11/2014 4:36 PM

Joy fills streets of Cleveland as LeBron returns
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The oft-maligned city of Cleveland is on quite a roll.... 7/11/2014 3:43 PM

Texas shooting suspect collapses twice in court
HOUSTON (AP) -- A man accused of killing six members of his ex-wife's family, including four children, after forcing his way into their suburban Houston home collapsed in court twice Friday as a prosecutor read out details of the crime.... 7/11/2014 4:01 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

Polar vortex? Nope, just cooler Midwestern temps
CHICAGO (AP) -- Unseasonably cool temperatures will arrive next week in the Midwest and as far south as Arkansas and Oklahoma.... 7/11/2014 4:31 PM

Fire crews battling clutter along with the flames
NEW YORK (AP) -- Another danger lurked as fire and smoke swept through the upper floors of a Brooklyn public-housing high-rise: junk.... 7/11/2014 4:01 PM

Immigrant community rallies after fire kills 7
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) -- Soben Pin wept as she tried to express her sorrow Friday over a fire that claimed the lives of five members of a Cambodian family and displaced dozens more in Massachusetts.... 7/11/2014 4:16 PM

Anthrax scare reveals more CDC lab safety problems
NEW YORK (AP) -- Citing an anthrax scare and a recurring problem with safety, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday shut down two research labs and stopped shipping highly dangerous germs to other labs.... 7/11/2014 2:37 PM

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 3:33 PM

Teacher tenure fight gains momentum with ruling
NEW YORK (AP) -- A month after a California judge ruled that job protections for teachers violated children's constitutional rights, one lawsuit making the same claim has been filed in New York, another has been announced and critics of teacher tenure in other states say they are preparing litigation as well.... 7/11/2014 1:48 PM