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Georgia woman nears execution for husband's murder
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) -- The only woman on Georgia's death row will become the first female to be executed in 70 years in the state Monday evening, unless the U.S. Supreme Court steps in with a last-minute reprieve.... 3/2/2015 11:22 PM

New FDA official inherits raft of projects, challenges
WASHINGTON (AP) -- One of the nation's leading medical researchers joined the Food and Drug Administration on Monday, taking on the agency's No. 2 leadership job at a critical juncture for prescription drugs, medical devices and tobacco products.... 3/2/2015 10:28 PM

AP EXPLAINS: Supreme Court case against Obama's health law
NEW YORK (AP) -- The U.S. Supreme Court this week hears a challenge to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. If successful, the lawsuit would cripple Obama's prized domestic achievement, a program that has brought the U.S. as close as it has ever come to universal health care. The Affordable Care Act passed Congress in 2010 without a single Republican vote in favor. An explanation of the legal case:... 3/2/2015 11:57 PM

Heavy snow hits Arizona, hail turns California beach white
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- A winter storm has brought snow and rain to Arizona, with heavy snow forcing schools, government offices in the northern part of the state and the Grand Canyon's visitor centers to close Monday.... 3/2/2015 10:48 PM

Ice slows business, traffic on Northeast, Midwest waterways
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Waterways around the Northeast and the Midwest are beset by ice more than a foot thick in some places, making life miserable for people who make their living on the water.... 3/2/2015 9:42 PM

Defense files 4th bid to move Boston Marathon bombing trial
BOSTON (AP) -- Defense attorneys for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) have filed a fourth motion to move his trial from the city.... 3/2/2015 11:49 PM

Nurse who survived Ebola sues Dallas hospital system
DALLAS (AP) -- The Dallas hospital that treated the first patient to be diagnosed in the U.S. with Ebola lied to Congress when it said its staff was trained to handle the deadly virus, a nurse who contracted the disease contends in a lawsuit filed Monday.... 3/2/2015 11:20 PM

Cleveland leaders apologize over blaming boy for own death
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Cleveland's mayor apologized on Monday after the city's lawyers suggested in court documents that a 12-year-old boy who had a pellet gun when he was shot by police died as a result of his own actions.... 3/2/2015 10:52 PM

New Mexico students join others in nation against new tests
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- New assessment tests that have angered parents and teachers across the nation prompted walkouts Monday by hundreds of high school students in New Mexico who had been set to take the exams.... 3/3/2015 12:24 AM

Suspect declared 'Heil Hitler!' after Jewish site shootings
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) -- A man accused of fatally shooting three people at Jewish sites in Kansas declared "Heil Hitler!" and asked how many Jews he had killed after the attacks, a police officer testified Monday during a hearing in which the man's apology to some survivors was rejected.... 3/3/2015 12:15 AM



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