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Propane explosion kills firefighter, injures 6 others

FARMINGTON, Maine -- A propane explosion leveled new construction after crews arrived to investigate the smell of gas Monday, killing one...

September 16, 2019 12:40 pm


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1 in 16 US women say 1st sexual experience forced or coerced in teens

CHICAGO -- The first sexual experience for 1 in 16 U.S. women was forced or coerced intercourse in their early teens, a study suggests.

September 16, 2019 12:30 pm


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Gun control must include background checks, Dems tell Trump

Congressional Democratic leaders warned President Donald Trump on Sunday that any proposal on gun control must include a House-passed bill...

September 16, 2019 9:30 am


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Dem presidential candidates call for Kavanaugh's impeachment

Several Democratic presidential candidates have lined up to call for the impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

September 16, 2019 9:20 am


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Warren offers anti-corruption plan central to her campaign

Elizabeth Warren has released a sweeping anti-government corruption proposal, providing a detailed policy roadmap for a fight she says is...

September 16, 2019 8:50 am


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After bankruptcy filing, Purdue Pharma may not be off hook

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners expressed sympathy but not responsibility for the nation's opioid crisis as the company filed...

September 16, 2019 8:50 am


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Vapes spiked with illegal drugs show dark side of CBD craze

Jay Jenkins says he hesitated when a buddy suggested they vape CBD.

September 16, 2019 8:30 am


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Trump: US locked and loaded for response to attack on Saudis

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – A weekend drone attack on Saudi Arabia that cut into global energy supplies and halved the kingdom's...

September 16, 2019 1:00 am


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No deal: Auto workers strike against GM in contract dispute

DETROIT -- More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers went on strike Monday against General Motors, bringing more than 50...

September 16, 2019 1:00 am


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Police don't see synagogue fire as hate crime

DULUTH, Minn. – A fire that destroyed a historic synagogue in northeastern Minnesota doesn't appear to have been a hate crime,...

September 16, 2019 1:00 am


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Vaping might lose flavor in NY

NEW YORK – New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing to enact a statewide ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes amid growing health...

September 16, 2019 1:00 am


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Dangerous rip currents lash parts of Florida coast

The National Weather Service says some beachgoers in Florida should be wary of the risk of dangerous rip currents along parts of the...

September 15, 2019 2:20 pm


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New York moves to enact statewide flavored e-cig ban

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing to enact a statewide ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes amid growing health concerns connected...

September 15, 2019 2:20 pm


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Women's Hall of Fame inducts Sotomayor, Fonda, Allred

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, actress Jane Fonda and attorney Gloria Allred were among the inductees at the National Women's...

September 15, 2019 1:50 pm