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Japan police: Volcanic rocks killed most victims

TOKYO (AP) — Police say it's been determined that almost all of the people killed on a Japanese volcano died of injuries from being hit by volcanic rocks that flew out during its eruption.

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 October 2014

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Q&A: What are students in Colorado protesting?

DENVER (AP) — A fight in Colorado over how United States' history is taught has pitted the new conservative majority on a suburban Denver school board against students and teachers who accuse the board of censorship.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 October 2014

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Patient told Dallas hospital he was from Liberia

 

DALLAS (AP) — The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States told health care workers on his initial hospital visit that he had recently been in an area affected by the deadly disease, but that information was not widely shared, a hospital official said Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 October 2014

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High court weighs same-sex marriage cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — Same-sex couples in 11 more states would win the right to marry, but the issue would remain unsettled nationwide if the Supreme Court were to surprise everyone and decline to take up gay marriage right now.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 October 2014

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A decade after welcoming wind, states reconsider

CALUMET, Okla. (AP) — A decade ago, states offered wind-energy developers an open-armed embrace, envisioning a bright future for an industry that would offer cheap electricity, new jobs and steady income for large landowners, especially in rural areas with few other economic prospects.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 October 2014

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GM says parts are ready to fix recalled small cars

MILFORD, Mich. (AP) — General Motors CEO Mary Barra told investors Wednesday that GM will rely on new models and a big push to sell more cars in China to boost profits in coming years, as the company tries to shift the spotlight from a mishandled recall of older small cars.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 October 2014

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Protesters to HK boss: Quit or we occupy buildings

HONG KONG (AP) — Student leaders of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong warned Wednesday that if the territory's leader doesn't resign by the end of Thursday they will step up their actions, including occupying several important government buildings.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 October 2014

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App teaches kindergartners basic computer coding

 

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — This computer programming app is so easy to use that even a kindergartener can do it.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 October 2014

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