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Flight bans show skittishness over trouble spots
When U.S. and European airlines quickly canceled flights to Israel on Tuesday, they showed both a skittishness and a new sense of urgency in dealing with global trouble spots following last week's downing of a passenger plane over Ukraine.... 7/23/2014 7:25 AM

With GOP runoff over, Perdue and Nunn face off
ATLANTA (AP) -- Now that Georgia Republicans have settled on businessman David Perdue as their nominee for the state's open Senate seat, the real battle begins with a marquee match-up in the fall against Democrat Michelle Nunn that could help determine control of the chamber.... 7/23/2014 8:03 AM

Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH
NEW YORK (AP) -- Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks, according to a new, large-scale national survey.... 7/23/2014 1:11 AM

Seniors share homes for cost saving, companionship
NEW YORK (AP) -- It's not exactly "The Golden Girls," but for Marcia Rosenfeld, it'll do.... 7/23/2014 9:27 AM

Arrest linked to gun used after Boston bombings
BOSTON (AP) -- It has been one of the lingering questions since the dramatic manhunt that gripped the Boston area in the days after the marathon bombings: Where did the suspects get the gun that authorities say they used to kill a university police officer?... 7/23/2014 10:08 AM

Crews make gains on massive Washington wildfire
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- Wetter, cooler weather has helped firefighters make progress in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state's history under control.... 7/23/2014 2:50 AM

Opening statements set in porch shooting trial
DETROIT (AP) -- After two days of jury selection, lawyers are poised to give opening statements in the trial of a Detroit-area man who opened his front door and shot an unarmed woman, killing her.... 7/23/2014 5:56 AM

Memorial honoring injured veterans under way in DC
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Army Lt. Dawn Halfaker was on patrol 10 years ago in Baqubah, Iraq, when a rocket-propelled grenade tore through her military vehicle and exploded inside.... 7/23/2014 9:23 AM

Federal judge to rule on Colorado gay marriage ban
DENVER (AP) -- A federal judge in Denver is expected to rule Wednesday whether Colorado's same-sex marriage ban should be overturned immediately, or if the issue should be decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.... 7/23/2014 2:27 AM

Police custody death tests 'Broken Windows' tactic
NEW YORK (AP) -- Eric Garner, who died in police custody last week after he was put in an apparent chokehold, was suspected of committing the relatively minor crime of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes on the street.... 7/23/2014 9:13 AM