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US survivors of WWII battle recall Saipan attack

Sun Jul 6, 2014 4:15 pm

US survivors of WWII battle recall Saipan attack By Chris Carola, Associated Press
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Even after seven decades, Wilfred "Spike" Mailloux won't talk about surviving a bloody World War II battle unless longtime friend John Sidur is by his ...


Veterans turn to American Legion for medical help

Sun Jul 6, 2014 4:12 pm

Veterans turn to American Legion for medical help By Juan Carlos Llorca, Associated Press
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A counselor at the local Veterans Affairs office looked at Rebecca King, a victim of domestic violence and abuse who was seeking help for depression, and told her she wo...


States look to gun seizure law after mass killings

Sun Jul 6, 2014 4:12 pm

States look to gun seizure law after mass killings By Dave Collins, , Associated Press
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — As state officials across the country grapple with how to prevent mass killings like the ones at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown and near the University of Cali...


Nonprofits' contraceptive cases next for justices

Sun Jul 6, 2014 4:11 pm

Nonprofits' contraceptive cases next for justices By Mark Sherman, Associated Press and Rachel Zoll, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — How much distance from an immoral act is enough?That's the difficult question behind the next legal dispute over religion, birth control and the health law that is likely to...


Sheriff, feds: Rancher must be held accountable

Sun Jul 6, 2014 4:10 pm

Sheriff, feds: Rancher must be held accountable By Martin Griffith Associated Press
RENO, Nev. (AP) — U.S. Bureau of Land Management officials say they agree with a Nevada sheriff's position that rancher Cliven Bundy must be held accountable for his role in an April standoff...


Performer drapes, lights firecrackers on body

Sat Jul 5, 2014 7:48 pm

Performer drapes, lights firecrackers on body COOPERSVILLE, Mich. (AP) — John Fletcher gets a bang out of firecrackers — especially those he wraps around himself.The 51-year-old Michigan performer's act includes setting off 10,500 ...


What's making US economy a world beater? 5 factors

Sat Jul 5, 2014 7:47 pm

What's making US economy a world beater? 5 factors By Paul Wiseman, AP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) — How does the U.S. economy do it?

Europe is floundering. China faces slower growth. Japan is struggling to sustain tentative gains.


First lady bucks GOP on school lunch rules

Sat Jul 5, 2014 7:46 pm

First lady bucks GOP on school lunch rules By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — First ladies typically avoid getting into public scraps, but Michelle Obama has jumped into perhaps her biggest battle yet.She's fighting a House Republican effort to soften...


4 confirmed dead in Florida boat collision

Sat Jul 5, 2014 7:45 pm

4 confirmed dead in Florida boat collision MIAMI (AP) — Three boats collided near a Miami marina around the end of a fireworks display, killing four and injuring a dozen others in a chaotic scene that left bodies and survivors tossed ...


Wisconsin man wins popular wife-carrying contest

Sat Jul 5, 2014 7:44 pm

Wisconsin man wins popular wife-carrying contest MONONA, Wis. (AP) — The eighth annual Wisconsin Wife Carry Championship Race was a big hit again this year, especially for Jon Fenrick of Middleton.The 29-year-old Monona police officer captu...


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