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Vocabulary test takes away some National Spelling Bee drama

AP Photo/Evan Vucci WASHINGTON (AP) — For viewers of last year’s Scripps National Spelling Bee, one of the most surprising results came...

Police: Pressure cooker from suspicious DC vehicle destroyed

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman says a bomb squad has safely destroyed a pressure cooker found in a “suspicious”...
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Journalism students aim to dispel myths about veterans

AP Photo/Joe Grimm DETROIT (AP) — Wishing living U.S. military veterans a “Happy Memorial Day” might be well-intentioned but misses the...
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In the coalfields, dilapidated sites make way for renewal

AP Photo/Jonathan Drew WILLIAMSON, W.Va. (AP) — Inside a 1920s-era warehouse in the heart of a once-bustling coalfields hub, Brandon Blankenship saws...
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Forgotten for decades, fallen NY soldier finally honored

AP Photo/Uncredited ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Carroll Heath didn’t have it easy growing up in the Great Depression. His father wasn’t around,...
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Aging Catholic nuns get care at Jewish nursing home

AP Photo/Jim Fitzgerald NEW YORK (AP) — For 98-year-old Sister Angela Rooney, it was one of the most jarring moves of her life. She always thought...
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