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Researchers try to save huge US salamander
CORYDON, Ind. (AP) -- With a long, slimy body and beady eyes, North America's largest salamander wouldn't top any cutest animal lists. The hellbender's alien appearance and mysterious ways have earned the big amphibian a bad reputation and unflattering nicknames ranging from snot otter to devil dog.... 7/10/2014 3:00 AM

AP Exclusive: Disabled often banned from voting
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- At a time when election officials are struggling to convince more Americans to vote, advocates for the disabled say thousands of people with autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy and other intellectual or developmental disabilities have been systematically denied that basic right in the nation's largest county.... 7/10/2014 1:49 AM

4 children among 6 killed in Houston-area shooting
SPRING, Texas (AP) -- A father who authorities say fatally shot two adults and four of his children and critically wounded his 15-year-old daughter, sank to his knees in surrender after a three-hour standoff in suburban Houston, police said.... 7/10/2014 7:50 AM

Part of US Capitol after industrial incident
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Officials closed the House side of the U.S. Capitol on Thursday because of an industrial spill.... 7/10/2014 9:13 AM

California man faces prison for economic espionage
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- A Northern California chemical engineer is facing more than 20 years in prison for a rare economic-espionage conviction for selling to China the technology that creates a white pigment.... 7/10/2014 3:04 AM

In New Orleans, a 10-year sentence for Ray Nagin
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- He entered New Orleans City Hall as a cool and confident self-styled reformer, won fame there as a passionate, if profane, critic of the federal response to Hurricane Katrina and exited under suspicion.... 7/10/2014 9:18 AM

Authorities: Prostitute gave exec fatal heroin hit
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) -- A Silicon Valley success story turned sordid this week with the arrest of an upscale prostitute who allegedly left a Google executive dying on his yacht after shooting him up with a deadly hit of heroin.... 7/10/2014 4:45 AM

North Dakota pipeline spill cleanup may take weeks
MANDAREE, N.D. (AP) -- Company and tribal officials say a pipeline on North Dakota's Fort Berthold Indian reservation has leaked 1 million gallons of saltwater, with some of the fluid finding its way to a bay that leads to a lake that provides drinking water for the reservation.... 7/10/2014 6:47 AM

Funeral set for Ohio priest convicted of murder
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- A full funeral mass is planned for Friday for a Roman Catholic priest convicted of killing a nun in northwest Ohio in 1980.... 7/10/2014 9:16 AM

Utah to appeal gay marriage ruling to high court
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Utah has decided to go straight to the U.S. Supreme Court to argue against gay marriage, meaning the nation's highest court will have at least one same-sex marriage case on its plate when it returns in October.... 7/10/2014 1:24 AM