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Updated 55 minutes ago
Nation kicking smoking faster
NEW YORK — The nation seems to be kicking its smoking habit faster than ever before.

Published 1 hour ago
U.S. seeking death penalty in Charleston shooting
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department says it intends to seek the death penalty against Dylann Roof, the man charged with killing nine black parishioners last year in a church in Charleston, South Carolina.

Updated 1 hour ago
Atlanta, Miami, L.A. chosen for Super Bowls
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — If you spend billions of dollars to build it, they will come.

Published 3 hours ago
Ark. mortuary fined for stacked bodies
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A judge has handed down a $50,000 fine to a central Arkansas funeral home where bodies were found stacked on top of each other in unrefrigerated areas.

Published 4 hours ago
Rules out for sleepy NYC cabbies
NEW YORK — Cabbies will have to pull over after driving 12 hours in any 24-hour period under rules proposed by New York City’s Taxi and Limousine Commission.

Updated 5 hours ago
Cosby ordered to stand trial in sex case
NORRISTOWN, Pa.  — Bill Cosby was ordered today to stand trial on sexual assault charges after a hearing that hinged on a decade-old police report in which a woman said the comedian gave her three blue pills that put her in a stupor, unable to stop his advances.

Updated 5 hours ago
La. hate-crime laws may soon include police
BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana is poised to become the first state in the nation to expand its hate-crime laws to protect police, firefighters and emergency medical crews — a move that could stir the national debate over the relationship between law enforcement and minorities.

Published 5 hours ago
2 FBI agents shot outside of Chicago
CHICAGO — Two FBI agents were shot and wounded in a Chicago suburb today as they tried to arrest an alleged gang member wanted for dealing drugs, and the suspect was killed, the FBI and local media said.

Published 5 hours ago
Oil pipeline spills thousands of gallons in Calif.
TRACY, Calif. — Hazardous-materials crews were sopping up as much as 21,000 gallons of oil today that spilled from a broken underground pipeline in rural Northern California, but none of it flowed into waterways, officials said.

Published 6 hours ago
Suspect arrested in death of coal executive
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A man has been arrested in the death of a former coal company executive found shot at a West Virginia cemetery where his wife is buried, a sheriff said today.

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