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Heart pounds, eyes close on the tallest waterslide

July 9, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Halfway up the 264 stairs leading to the top of the world's tallest waterslide, it was clear this was the most breathtaking ride I'd ever encountered. more »»

Judge: Colorado gay marriage ban unconstitutional

July 9, 2014

DENVER (AP) — A judge in Colorado has struck down the state's gay marriage ban.

District Court Judge C. more »»

Dodgers found partly responsible in fan beating

July 9, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A San Francisco Giants fan who suffered brain damage in a beating at Dodger Stadium won his negligence suit against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday, but former owner Frank... more »»

Study: Psych drug ER trips approach 90,000 a year

July 9, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) — A new study says bad reactions to psychiatric drugs result in nearly 90,000 emergency room visits each year by U.S. adult. more »»

In New Orleans, a 10-year sentence for Ray Nagin

July 9, 2014

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When Ray Nagin was elected mayor in 2002, there was real hope that he was a break from the city's sleazy past. more »»

Congresswoman says CHP beating video is brutality

July 9, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A congresswoman said Wednesday that video of a California Highway Patrol officer repeatedly punching a woman he had pinned on the side of a Los Angeles freeway is unjustifiable... more »»

Utah to appeal gay marriage ruling to high court

July 9, 2014

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah is going directly to the nation's highest court to challenge a federal appeals court ruling that gay couples have a constitutional right to marry, the state attorney... more »»

Officials say juvenile started California wildfire

July 9, 2014

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Investigators who spent weeks examining photos and tips from the public have identified a juvenile as a suspect for intentionally starting the most destructive of nearly a dozen... more »»

Groups: Immigrant kids need deportation lawyers

July 9, 2014

SEATTLE (AP) — A coalition of immigrant rights advocacy groups sued the federal government Wednesday, saying the vast majority of minors in deportation proceedings lack legal representation. more »»

Man linked to Nazi police dies in Michigan at 93

July 9, 2014

DETROIT (AP) — A man under a deportation order for serving in a Nazi-controlled police force during World War II has died in Michigan at age 93 after years of denials that he shot at Jews. more »»

10-year sentence for ex-New Orleans Mayor Nagin

July 9, 2014

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for bribery, money laundering and other corruption that spanned his two terms as mayor —... more »»

Colorado's gay marriage fight echoes drama in 1975

July 9, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Nearly 40 years ago, a newly elected, miniskirt-wearing feminist in Colorado stumbled into history when a gay couple denied a marriage license sought her help instead. more »»

Weather service: Tornado hit homes where 4 died

July 9, 2014

SMITHFIELD, N.Y. (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado destroyed the homes in upstate New York where four people were killed. more »»

 
 

 

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