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Vets return to streets to reach the homeless

CONCORD, Mass. (AP) — Not far from where the Boston Massacre helped sow the seeds for the Revolutionary War, David Dyer points toward the underpass where he'd score crack cocaine by day and the train depot where he'd sleep some nights.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 December 2013

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Deadline extended for health insurance sign-up

CHICAGO (AP) — The deadline to sign up for insurance on the government's health care website arrived Tuesday, a day later than expected after the Obama administration granted those waiting until the last minute — or those tripped up by the site's glitches — an extra day to enroll.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 December 2013

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UN says mass grave of 75 found in South Sudan

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The United Nations has discovered a mass grave containing about 75 bodies in South Sudan, the world body said Tuesday, evidence of the wave of ethnic killings taking place in the world's newest country over the last week.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 December 2013

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Stocks edge higher following durable goods report

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks opened slightly higher on Wall Street Tuesday, helped by a report that showed American companies were investing in their businesses at the fastest pace since January.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 December 2013

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Rain, ice tapers, cold temps stay for parts of US

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A steady diet of freezing rain and cold temperatures means parts of the country socked by a wild weekend storm will be covered with ice through Christmas and beyond.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 December 2013

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Military pension cuts now unsure; changes likely

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon's top civilian says it's time to tame burgeoning military personnel costs, but he's facing a test of wills with the nation's powerful veterans groups, which want no cut in their benefits.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 December 2013

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2nd opinion planned for teen declared brain dead

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The family of a Northern California girl on life support after being declared brain dead was expected to appear with hospital officials in court Monday to announce the name of the independent physician it has chosen to provide a second opinion on the girl's condition.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 December 2013

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Brits, Canadians still in SSudan city US evacuated

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A top U.N. official in South Sudan says 3,000 foreign nationals remain in a strife-torn city from which American citizens have been successfully evacuated.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 December 2013

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