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Sixth-grader leads town hall, puts Obama through the paces, interrupts President

Fri May 1, 2015 7:54 am

Sixth-grader leads town hall, puts Obama through the paces, interrupts President By JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Put President Barack Obama in the hands of a precocious sixth-grader and you a get a fast-paced, revelatory Q&A…


Remote Utah outpost serving as stand-in for surface of Mars

Fri May 1, 2015 7:49 am

Remote Utah outpost serving as stand-in for surface of Mars By BRADY McCOMBS, Associated Press
HANKSVILLE, Utah (AP) — Four people wearing space helmets and square backpacks emerge from a circular structure resembling a water tank and…


New Mexico auditor says ex-police chief in Albuquerque got perks from Taser

Fri May 1, 2015 6:22 am

New Mexico auditor says ex-police chief in Albuquerque got perks from Taser By RYAN J. FOLEY, Associated Press VIK JOLLY, Associated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's state auditor outlined what he called a troubling pattern of perks and consulting work heaped upon…


Tesla CEO plugs into new market with Powerwall home solar battery system

Fri May 1, 2015 6:00 am

Tesla CEO plugs into new market with Powerwall home solar battery system By MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Business Writer JONATHAN FAHEY, AP Business Writer
FOSTER CITY, Calif. (AP) — Never lacking daring ideas, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk is determined to jolt the electricity market.

The CEO…


Lawmaker knocks same-sex marriage bill off fast track

Thu Apr 30, 2015 10:07 pm

By Chuck Lindell, Tribune News Service
AUSTIN, Texas — A bill protecting religious objections to same-sex marriage, filed at the request of Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and moving through the state Senate at almost unheard-of speed, was briefly derailed Thursday by Democratic action.

Democratic state…


Teachers say Boston Marathon bomber was kind as a child

Thu Apr 30, 2015 8:45 am

Teachers say Boston Marathon bomber was kind as a child By DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer
BOSTON (AP) — Teachers who knew Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as a child described him as a hardworking youngster who seemed…


Obama pushes reading through eBook, library initiatives

Thu Apr 30, 2015 7:52 am

Obama pushes reading through eBook, library initiatives By JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Linking reading to technology, the White House marshaled major book publishers to provide more than $250 million in free…


Joyous funeral marches a highlight of New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

Thu Apr 30, 2015 7:48 am

Joyous funeral marches a highlight of New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival By STACEY PLAISANCE, Associated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Amid the music, food and fanfare of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is a sight some…


Wild turkey breaks into Rhode Island woman's home

Thu Apr 30, 2015 7:31 am

Wild turkey breaks into Rhode Island woman's home WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island woman thought a pipe burst when she returned home to find water pouring from her…


Increasingly popular synthetic drug flakka is behind some bizarre crimes

Thu Apr 30, 2015 7:26 am

Increasingly popular synthetic drug flakka is behind some bizarre crimes By CURT ANDERSON, AP Legal Affairs Writer
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — One man ran naked through a Florida neighborhood, tried to have sex with a tree and told…


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