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  • APNewsBreak: Colorado seeks ban on most edible pot

    1 hour, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) DENVER (AP) — Colorado health officials want to ban many edible forms of marijuana, including brownies, cookies and most candies. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has recommended that retail marijuana edibles be limited to lozenges and tinctures. ...

  • Libya's persecuted people displaced again

    1 hour, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — After three years in a packed refugee camp, Mariam Mohammed fled with her seven children along with some 3000 members of Libya's persecuted Tawergha community in their second forced displacement. Their camp was caught in a ...

  • Review: Little Big Town top-notch on new album

    1 hour, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) Little Big Town, "Pain Killer" (Capitol Nashville) How do the four vocalists of Little Big Town respond to the platinum success of the group's most rewarded album, 2012's "Tornado?" Certainly not by playing it safe. On their sixth album, "Pain ...

  • British royal couples' 2nd child due in April

    1 hour, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) LONDON (AP) — The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have confirmed that their second baby is due in April — the first time they've offered a month for the royal birth. Kensington Palace also said in a statement Monday the ...

  • Sparks school teacher killed honored for heroism

    1 hour, 58 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — A year after he was killed while trying to protect other children during a schoolyard shooting, former Sparks Middle School teacher Michael Landsberry has posthumously been awarded a rare Air Force medal for bravery beyond the ...

  • Harvard student stuck in Mexico gets new US visa

    1 hour, 58 minutes ago

    (AP) TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — A Mexico-born Harvard University student who was stuck for months in his native country after crossing the border without permission is about to return to the United States. Dario Guerrero Meneses, who was brought into the ...

  • For GOP's Scalise, being No. 3 boosts popularity

    2 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Let's count the ways Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise has grown in popularity since he became the third most powerful man in the Republican-led House. More than a dozen political action committees, including the American Hotel and ...

  • AP Top News at 12:57 p.m. EDT

    2 hours, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) Ebola fear, monitoring eases for some in Dallas DALLAS (AP) — About 120 people are now being monitored for possible infection with Ebola because they may have had contact with one of the three people in Dallas who had the ...

  • Cuba invites US to cooperate on Ebola

    2 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) HAVANA (AP) — Cuban is willing to work with the United States in the fight against Ebola, President Raul Castro said at a summit of leftist Latin American nations Monday. Castro said that the world must avoid politicization of the ...

  • News Guide: DCCC outraises Senate rivals

    2 hours, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Political parties and their committees faced a Monday deadline to disclose how much cash each raised last month and how much they had on hand as October began. Democrats' campaign committee for House races picked up $16.7 ...

  • Lacking a plan, Abbas opts for rhetoric

    2 hours, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinian president has been speaking in increasingly belligerent tones in recent weeks, accusing Israel of committing "genocide" in Gaza and calling on Palestinians to defend a contested Jerusalem holy site "by any means." The ...

  • In Cianci race, GOP opponent donates to Democrat

    2 hours, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The three-way race for mayor of Providence already features twice-convicted felon Buddy Cianci making a comeback bid for a seventh term as an independent. Now, it's gotten even more unusual: The Republican candidate has given a ...

  • Jimmy Fallon's picture book inspired by daughter

    2 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Forgive Jimmy Fallon if his new book is a story of wishful thinking. The host of NBC's "The Tonight Show" has a deal with Feiwel and Friends for the picture book "Your Baby's First Word Will ...

  • AP Top Strange News At 12:39 p.m. EDT

    2 hours, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) Man accused of stealing restaurant's plumbing Super drunk woman arrested, mistook jail for bar Woman saved from California chimney, then arrested Pittsburgh wins Gawker.com ugliest accent tourney Michigan funeral home provides drive-thru option Puppy found during Massachusetts drug bust Greek ...

  • Woman saved from California chimney, then arrested

    2 hours, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — A woman stuck in the chimney of a Southern California house has been rescued and arrested. Ventura County fire Capt. Ron Oatman says firefighters responding to neighbors' reports of a woman crying had to chisel ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 12:34 p.m. EDT

    2 hours, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) Ebola fear eases as monitoring ends for some in Dallas; officials ready new health protocols Urgent-care clinics prepare for Ebola while urging potential patients to go to hospitals Indiana man's confession to a killing leads to grisly discovery of 7 ...

  • Obama casts his vote early in Chicago

    2 hours, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama has cast his vote early for the 2014 midterm elections. Obama voted Monday at a community center named after the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. near his familys home on Chicago's South Side. ...

  • 10-man panel set up to review Bianchi crash in F1

    2 hours, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — A 10-man working group set up to review the accident that has left Formula One driver Jules Bianchi fighting for his life will present its findings on Dec. 3. Bianchi is in a critical condition with severe ...

  • Tuneful tunes with touch of twang from Colerick

    2 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) Brad Colerick, "Tucson" (Back 9 Records) Brad Colerick opens his fourth solo album with the title cut, which reminds us the road does not actually go on forever. Colerick goes on to examine his trip down that road in tuneful ...

  • Report oil found in Paraguay; gov't cautious

    2 hours, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — A British company says its found oil in Paraguay's Chaco Basin, though the government says it's too soon to tell if the find is commercially viable. Shares of London-based President Energy doubled after the oil explorer ...

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