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Conn. files: Gunman's mother loving but bewildered

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Thousands of pages of documents from the Newtown shooting investigation help fill out the picture of the gunman's mother as a dedicated and loving, if bewildered, parent who acknowledged her son appeared to be spiraling downward but was not aware to what extent.

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 December 2013

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Circle these dates: Health law's key tests in 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The new year brings the big test of President Barack Obama's beleaguered health care law: Will it work?

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 December 2013

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Suicide bomber kills 14 in Russia's south

MOSCOW (AP) — At least 14 people were killed and scores were wounded Sunday by a female suicide bomber at a railway station in southern Russia, officials said, heightening concern about terrorism ahead of February's Olympics in the Black Sea resort of Sochi.

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 December 2013

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Facility in New York 'last hope' for Jahi McMath

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The family of a California girl who has been declared brain dead says a facility in New York may be able to accept her and keep her on life support.

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 December 2013

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AP IMPACT: The world braces for retirement crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — A global retirement crisis is bearing down on workers of all ages.

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 December 2013

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Police file on Newtown yields chilling portrait

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut police released thousands of pages Friday from their investigation into the Newtown massacre, providing the most detailed and disturbing picture yet of the rampage and Adam Lanza's fascination with murder, while also depicting school employees' brave and clearheaded attempts to protect the children.

Last Updated on Saturday, 28 December 2013

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Federal judge rules NSA phone surveillance legal

NEW YORK (AP) — The heated debate over the National Security Agency's bulk collection of millions of Americans' telephone records fell squarely into the courts Friday, when a federal judge in Manhattan upheld the legality of the program and cited its need in the fight against terrorism just days after another federal judge concluded it was likely not constitutional.

Last Updated on Saturday, 28 December 2013

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Libya releases 4 US military personnel

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four U.S. military personnel investigating potential evacuation routes in Libya were taken into custody at a checkpoint and then detained briefly by the Libyan government before being released, U.S. officials said Friday night.

Last Updated on Saturday, 28 December 2013

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