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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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Hiring up, but Yellen 'dashboard' signals caution

WASHINGTON (AP) — With employers ramping up hiring and the unemployment rate sinking in the past year, pressure is rising on Janet Yellen's Federal Reserve: Is the time near to raise interest rates to prevent a strengthening economy from igniting inflation?

Last Updated on Saturday, 02 August 2014

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Blast at China car parts plant kills 68, hurts 187

BEIJING (AP) — Sixty-eight people were killed and nearly 200 others injured, most with severe burns, after an explosion Saturday at an automotive parts factory in eastern China that supplies General Motors, officials said.

Last Updated on Saturday, 02 August 2014

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