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What the FCC's 'net neutrality' vote means

WASHINGTON (AP) — Internet activists scored a major victory after the Federal Communications Commission agreed to rules that would ban service providers from creating Internet fast lanes.

Last Updated on Saturday, 28 February 2015

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Tribes from around US gather to discuss legal marijuana

TULALIP, Wash. (AP) — The Justice Department's announcement in December that it would allow the nation's Indian tribes to legalize and regulate marijuana on their reservations brought notes of caution — if not silence or opposition — from many tribes.

Last Updated on Saturday, 28 February 2015

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Congress OKs 1-week bill to keep Homeland Security open

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bordering on dysfunction, Congress passed a one-week bill late Friday night to avert a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department, as leaders in both political parties quelled a revolt by House conservatives furious that the measure left President Barack Obama's immigration policy intact.

Last Updated on Saturday, 28 February 2015

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Tiny Missouri town mourns after gunman kills 7, then himself

TYRONE, Mo. (AP) — Residents in a remote area of southern Missouri are trying to come to grips with what could cause a man to kill seven people, including four of his own relatives, in a nighttime shooting spree that spanned four homes.

Last Updated on Saturday, 28 February 2015

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8 shot to death, including gunman, in Missouri rampage

TYRONE, Mo. (AP) — A man who authorities say may have been unhinged by the death of his ailing mother went on a house-to-house shooting rampage in a small town in the Missouri Ozarks, killing seven people before taking his own life.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 February 2015

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Congress aims for short-term Homeland Security bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans aimed Friday to approve a short-term spending bill for the Department of Homeland Security that would avert a partial agency shutdown hours before it was to begin.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 February 2015

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Debates rage over color of dress photographed in rare light

It's the dress that's beating the Internet black and blue. Or should that be gold and white?

Last Updated on Friday, 27 February 2015

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Native American tribes converge to discuss pot legalization

TULALIP, Wash. (AP) — Tribal representatives from around the country are converging in Washington state to discuss the risks and rewards of marijuana legalization.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 February 2015

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