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  • Colorado attorney general again seeks to halt gay marriage in Boulder

    By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - Colorado's attorney general asked the state's highest court on Monday to order the Boulder County Clerk to stop giving out marriage licenses to gay couples, saying her actions must be governed by the current state of the law, court documents show. In the latest…

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  • Two men charged in deadly Philadelphia carjacking

    By Daniel Kelley PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Philadelphia prosecutors have charged two men they say killed three children and injured three others when a carjacked SUV they were driving swerved out of control last week, city officials said in a news conference on Monday. Police Captain James Clark…

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  • U.S. court backs government demand for names of 'straw buyers' of guns

    By Daniel Wallis DENVER (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Monday backed a federal government demand that firearms dealers in four southwestern border states report "straw buyers" suspected of purchasing multiple weapons for Mexican drug gangs. The demand sent to gun dealers in Arizona,…

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  • U.S. appeals court strikes down Virginia's gay marriage ban

    A U.S. appeals court on Monday struck down Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage as unconstitutional, the latest in a string of court rulings to back gay marriage. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, ruled 2-1 to affirm a February ruling by a federal…

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  • Family of Texas doctor with Ebola not showing signs of virus

    By Colleen Jenkins WINSTON-SALEM N.C. (Reuters) - The family of a Texas doctor who contracted the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa had traveled back to the United States before he showed symptoms and was not at risk for getting or spreading the disease, U.S. health officials said on Monday. Dr.…

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  • Deadly lightning strike was rare event for Southern California coast

    By Steve Gorman and Dana Feldman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Lightning storms that killed a 20-year-old beachgoer in Los Angeles and sent eight other people to the hospital stemmed from a combination of atmospheric conditions relatively unusual for coastal Southern California, weather experts said on…

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  • U.S. marshals, police wounded, suspect dead in New York City gunfight

    Two U.S. marshals and a New York police detective were shot and wounded on Monday and a suspect wanted on suspicion of sex abuse was killed during an attempt to arrest him in the city's Greenwich Village neighborhood, authorities said. The suspect, Charles Mozdir, was wanted on child molestation…

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  • Slower U.S. healthcare cost rise extending life of Medicare fund: trustees

    By Jason Lange and David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tamer spending at U.S. hospitals and expected savings from President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul are shoring up the funding outlook for the Medicare program for the elderly, trustees of the program said on Monday. Medicare's trust fund…

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  • Death of five in southern Maine ruled murder-suicide: police

    (Reuters) - A man in the southern Maine city of Saco shot dead his wife and three children before turning the shotgun on himself, police said on Monday, calling the incident one of the worst cases of domestic violence in state history. The five members of the family, including children ranging in…

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  • U.S. veterans deal to provide $17 billion to ease medical wait times

    By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Leaders of the Veterans Affairs committees in the U.S. Congress said on Monday they had struck a rare compromise deal on legislation that provides about $17 billion in funding to ease long waiting times for VA medical centers. Senator Bernie Sanders, an…

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  • Four Ethiopian athletes missing in U.S. after track meet

    Four members of an Ethiopian track team competing at an international event in Oregon were missing in what officials said on Monday might be an attempt to seek asylum or otherwise stay in the United States. The athletes, who were not believed to be victims of foul play, traveled to the University…

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  • Capsized kayakers penetrate New York airport perimeter

    By Michael Y. Park NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two kayakers who got in over their heads in the waters off New York have put authorities at John F. Kennedy Airport on the defensive after flipping their boat and accidentally finding themselves in a restricted area of the airport. The kayakers, Jordan…

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  • U.S. judge tells jury to take one more shot at Ventura verdict

    By Todd Melby and Art Hughes ST PAUL Minn. (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Monday asked a jury to try one more time in a defamation case brought by former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura when the panel said it could not reach a verdict after about five days of deliberations. Ventura is suing the…

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  • Peanut company officials stand trial in Georgia in deadly salmonella outbreak

    By David Beasley ATLANTA (Reuters) - The federal trial of three former peanut company officials charged in connection with a salmonella outbreak that killed nine people and sickened hundreds more began on Monday with jury selection in Albany, Georgia. The contamination at the Peanut Corporation…

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  • September 11 museum allowed to display Ground Zero cross-shaped beam

    By Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) - A cross-shaped steel beam pulled from the rubble of the collapsed World Trade Center in New York days after the September 11, 2001, attacks can be displayed in the national memorial museum at the site, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Monday. An atheist group in…

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  • Rare tornado touches down outside Boston, no deaths reported

    By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - Police and emergency crews in the city of Revere, Massachusetts, outside Boston scrambled to clean up after a rare tornado touched down on Monday, downing power lines, damaging homes and overturning at least one car. The National Weather Service confirmed that a…

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  • Storied New York City deli Katz's wins name battle with Florida cafe

    By Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York City delicatessen Katz's has won a legal battle to force a Florida restaurant to change its name, according to court documents made public on Monday. Katz's Delicatessen, founded in 1888, sued Katz's Deli of Deerfield Beach in June, claiming that…

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  • Florida support for medical marijuana stays near 90 percent: poll

    By Barbara Liston ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - Support for legalizing medical marijuana in Florida is holding steady at 88 percent despite weeks of vigorous campaigning by opponents ahead of a November referendum on the issue, a poll released on Monday showed. The survey, conducted by Quinnipiac…

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  • U.S. coastal flooding on the rise, government study finds

    Flooding is increasing in frequency along much of the U.S. coast, and the rate of increase is accelerating along the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic coasts, a team of federal government scientists found in a study released Monday. The study examined how often 45 tide gauges along the country’s shore…

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  • U.S. surveillance programs threaten freedom of press, report says

    U.S. surveillance programs are making it more difficult for government officials to speak to the press anonymously, two rights groups said on Monday. Large-scale surveillance, on top of the Obama administration's crackdown on national security leaks, threatens the freedom of the press and the…

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