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Ford expands drivers air bag recall nationwide

DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co. has agreed to government demands to expand a driver's side air bag inflator recall to the entire U.S.

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 December 2014

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Woman, 56, arrested after car slams into crowd

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A driver suspected of being intoxicated hit a group of pedestrians and another car outside a Southern California church as a Christmas service ended, killing three people and injuring several others including five children, police said.

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 December 2014

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Girl, 13, competent to stand trial in stabbing

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin judge has ruled that one of two girls accused of stabbing a classmate to please a fantasy character known as Slender Man is competent to stand trial.

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 December 2014

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US, Cuba patch torn relations in historic accord

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a half-century of Cold War acrimony, the United States and Cuba moved on Wednesday to restore diplomatic relations — a historic shift that could revitalize the flow of money and people across the narrow waters that separate the two nations.

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 December 2014

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'Stand your ground' defense fails in Montana murder trial

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man who shot and killed a German exchange student caught trespassing in his garage was convicted of deliberate homicide Wednesday despite arguing that a state "castle doctrine" law allowed him to use deadly force to protect his home and family.

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 December 2014

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A fresh setback for efforts to cure HIV infection

Researchers are reporting another disappointment for efforts to cure infection with the AIDS virus. Six patients given blood-cell transplants similar to one that cured a man known as "the Berlin patient" have failed, and all six patients died.

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 December 2014

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Why the Fed thinks US economy still needs its help

WASHINGTON (AP) — If you didn't know about the lingering damage from the Great Recession, the U.S. economy would appear remarkably strong.

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 December 2014

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Q&A: Drones might help show how tornados form

DENVER (AP) — Researchers say they've collected promising weather data by flying instrument-laden drones into big Western and Midwestern storms. Now they want to expand the project in hopes of learning more about how tornados form.

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 December 2014

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