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Reports: Police Capture Mesa, Ariz., Shooter; 1 Dead, 5 Hurt

A police spokesman said one of those shot was in critical condition. He described the suspect as a bald white male in his 40s, wearing a gray shirt, black pants or shorts and with a neck tattoo.
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Attorney General Holder Jokes Republicans Have 'A New Fondness For Me'

The Senate has delayed confirming Holder's successor Loretta Lynch. Sen. Durbin says she's been "asked to sit in the back of the bus when it comes to the Senate calendar."
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Dallas Seavey Wins 3rd Iditarod In 4 Years

The 28-year-old Seavey finished the race early Wednesday. He completed the 1,100-mile sled dog race in eight days, 18 hours, 13 minutes and six seconds.
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Obama Picks Kentucky To Win NCAA Tournament, Mixes In Politics

President Obama predicts Kentucky will be crowned college basketball champion and cap off a perfect season. He also picks three top seeds and one No. 2 seed to make the Final Four.
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Cowboy Cravings: Fried Cookie Dough And Other Rodeo Calorie Bombs

Concoctions that seem to break caloric records are a central part of the rodeo food experience. If you're going to indulge, a Texas dietician offers tips to help keep you from popping a belt buckle.
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Can't Protect The Real White House? Get An $8 Million Fake One

The Secret Service director is asking Congress to give the agency funding to build a replica at its training compound in suburban Maryland.
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March Madness Starts With A Bang, And A Big Comeback

Ole Miss scored 62 points in the second half last night to dig its way out of a hole and into the big bracket, on the first day of the NCAA men's basketball tournament.
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Common Core Means 3 Tests In 3 Years For Michigan Kids

As exams kick off for the controversial learning standards, both students and teachers are trying to cope with the stress — and the political one-upmanship.
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Letter To White House Tested Positive For Cyanide, Secret Service Says

The envelope arrived Monday; the agency did not announce to whom the letter was addressed. Further tests are being conducted to confirm the results.
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Secret Service Wants Another White House (For Practice)

Before sending agents to the White House, the Secret Service wants to give them realistic training. The agency requested $8 million to build a replica. Some lawmakers say one White House is enough.

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