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Albuquerque Police Face Federal Scrutiny, Local Outrage

Police in Albuquerque, N.M., have shown a pattern of excessive force that violates the Constitution, a federal report says. The department is changing policies; families are demanding accountability.
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Former Obama Campaigner Tries Running For Himself In Iowa

Brad Anderson helped the president in Iowa in 2008 and 2012, but he's never campaigned on his own behalf. He cites Obama as an inspiration, but others might not be as quick to start their own races.
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In A Coal Town Where Jobs Are Few, Wild Ramps Are Plenty

The annual Ramp Feed, which celebrates the ramp, or wild leek, gives the economically depressed mining town of Richwood, W.Va., a reason to celebrate. And you can smell those alliums for miles.
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Supreme Court Halts Execution Of Missouri Inmate

The justices ruled that a lower federal court needs to re-examine the case of Russell Bucklew, who was hours away from being put to death when he was granted a temporary stay on Tuesday.
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Pelosi Picks Democratic Team For Benghazi Panel

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's decision to play ball with the House Benghazi select committee was defensive in nature.
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Invoking 'Castle Doctrine,' Mont. Man Pleads Not Guilty In Teen's Death

A Montana man says he was justified in shooting a prowler, a German exchange student, in his garage. The case has revived the debate over how far Americans should be able to go to defend their homes.
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For Automakers, Internet-Connected Cars Are A Balancing Act

General Motors is putting 4G capabilities directly into its vehicles. But analysts say connecting your car to the Internet poses a challenge to automakers: how to balance safety with convenience.
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Kidnapped California Woman, Missing Since 2004, Is Found Alive

The unidentified victim was reportedly abducted when she was 15 and held for years against her will. Her alleged captor has been arrested.
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In Kentucky, An Epic Senate Race Takes Shape

While GOP Sen. Mitch McConnell's strategy is to attack Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes as a tool of her national party, she's seeking to put the senator on the defensive over women's issues.
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Storm Shelter App Helps Pinpoint People Amid Tornado's Rubble

After a tornado hits, emergency crews looking for survivors in storm shelters face a problem: Streets and landmarks are suddenly unrecognizable. One Moore, Okla., firefighter developed an app to help.

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