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WASHINGTON (AP) The Pentagon says that they're not mistreating an Army private who's suspected of handing over classified information to WikiLeaks. Officials say Private First Class Bradley Manning is in a standard single-person cell and gets exercise, recreation and access to newspapers and visitors.

WASHINGTON (AP) Federal prosecutors say a Maryland man has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for killing an Alabama man in 2007. Twenty-three-year-old Kevin Anthony Brown of LaPlata was sentenced today. He was convicted in May of second-degree murder while armed in the death of 21-year-old Leonard Branham of Birmingham.

WASHINGTON (AP) A former leader of Filipino terrorist group Abu Sayyaf has been sentenced to 23 years in prison for kidnapping vacationing families 15 years ago. Madhatta Haipe led the abduction of 16 people at a mountainous tourist resort in the Southern Philippines during Christmas week 1995.

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) President Barack Obama had some advice for canine-loving elementary students today -- if they have a dog, they have to walk it and clean up after it. He told them that sometimes he has to scoop up after his dog, Bo, after taking it for a walk.

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Kate Mulgrew: "Born With Teeth" (Rebroadcast)

Kate Mulgrew, who stars as "Red" in the Netflix TV series "Orange Is The New Black", opens up in a new memoir about her complicated family and the baby she gave away for adoption as a young woman.


Swapping The Street For The Orchard, City Dwellers Take Their Pick Of Fruit

Urban foragers don't just pick their meals from the trash; many eat only the finest, freshest produce — picked from city trees. The League of Urban Canners harvests fruit from trees to make jam.

Reconsidering The Pilgrims, Piety And America's Founding Principles

Conservatives who want to emphasize America's Christian roots embrace the story of the Pilgrims and the Mayflower Compact. But some historians say their role in the country's founding is overstated.

From Takeout To Breakups: Apps Can Deliver Anything, For A Price

Convenience is at an all-time premium — and a lot of smartphone apps promise to make many of the things we do every day easier. In a time-crunch or sheer laziness, how far will the apps take us?

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