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Slain soldier's son to get lost medal, answers

CHICAGO (AP) — John Trinca couldn't remember the name of the soldier who died right next to him minutes after they met during World War II, and all Thomas Bateman Jr. knew of his father's death was that it happened in 1945 in the Philippines.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 August 2014

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US doctor with Ebola in Atlanta for treatment

ATLANTA (AP) — The first Ebola victim to be brought to the United States from Africa was safely escorted into a specialized isolation unit Saturday at one of the nation's best hospitals, where doctors said they are confident the deadly virus won't escape.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 August 2014

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Hospital killing shows safety gap in mental health

When a man opened fire at a hospital outside Philadelphia, fatally shooting his caseworker and wounding his psychiatrist, the doctor saved his own life and probably the lives of others by pulling out a gun and shooting the patient.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 August 2014

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Israel withdraws most troops from Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel withdrew most of its ground troops from the Gaza Strip on Sunday in an apparent winding down of the nearly monthlong operation against Hamas that has left more than 1,800 Palestinians and more than 60 Israelis dead.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 August 2014

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US sent Latin youth undercover in anti-Cuba ploy

Editor's Note: Another in a series of stories detailing secret American political activity in Cuba under the Obama administration, including the creation of a covert U.S.-backed "Cuban Twitter" program.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 August 2014

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Push for charges in NYC police chokehold death

NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers enraged by a man's death in police custody see a medical examiner's ruling that blames a prohibited chokehold as a clear indication the officers involved should face criminal charges.

Last Updated on Saturday, 02 August 2014

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US aid workers headed to Atlanta for Ebola care

NEW YORK (AP) — When two U.S. aid workers infected with Ebola arrive in Atlanta from Africa, they will be whisked into one of the most sophisticated hospital isolation units in the country.

Last Updated on Saturday, 02 August 2014

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Experts: Obama can do a lot to change immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — What can President Barack Obama actually do without Congress to change U.S. immigration policies? A lot, it turns out.

Last Updated on Saturday, 02 August 2014

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