Does private prison save Idaho money? No one knows

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - For more than a decade, Idaho leaders have promoted private prisons by telling taxpayers it's cheaper for the state to outsource prison management. But an exami..
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Kan. doctor faces sentencing for bogus research

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A Topeka doctor who conspired to falsify data in a 2010 clinical trial of an allergy pill on human subjects has asked a judge to spare him from prison. &n..
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BP settlement includes new health claims process

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOOTHEVILLE, La. (AP) - A settlement that BP is hammering out with victims of the massive Gulf oil spill finally provides a system for monitoring health concerns and compensating p..
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Tulsa authorities search for missing girl's body

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Authorities in Tulsa are digging up a parking lot in search of the body of a young Florida girl who disappeared 15 years ago.    Orange County De..
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Hearing set for man charged in brain-eating case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - A man charged with killing another man with an ax and eating body parts is set to return to a Connecticut courtroom for a hearing on whether prosecutors ha..
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Reports: Tibetans set selves on fire in new protests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The unrest among Tibetans in western areas of China appeared to take another macabre turn over the weekend with reports that a mother of four and a middle school student died after setting themselves on fire in separate protests against Chinese rule.
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President Obama to Talk Nuclear Weapons

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

 WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says he prefers to use diplomacy to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons, but he is making it clear that he won't "hesitate to..
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Virginia Tech shooting lawsuit heading to trial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) - A wrongful death lawsuit brought by the parents of two Virginia Tech students killed during a campus rampage nearly five years ago is headed to trial in ..
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40th Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race begins in Alaska

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

WILLOW, Alaska (AP) - To a rousing send off from fans, dozens of dog sled teams took to the trail for the start of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, embarking on a near thousand-mi..
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BP settlement includes new health claims process

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

BOOTHEVILLE, La. (AP) - A settlement that BP is hammering out with victims of the massive Gulf oil spill finally provides a system for monitoring health concerns and compensating p..
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Saint's heart stolen from cathedral

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A heart belonging to an ancient Saint in Ireland has been stolen. CNN\'s Ralitsa Vassileva reports.
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Ammo dump explosion kills 200 in Congo

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A series of explosions at an ammunition depot killed 200 people and wounded about 2,000 more in Brazzaville, the capital of Africa's Republic of Congo, Congolese officials said Monday.
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Indiana baby found in field after tornado dies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The violent storms that ravaged the Midwest and South have claimed another victim. An Indiana toddler, found in a field after a tornado destroyed her family'..
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BP settlement includes new health claims process

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAIN BURDEAU/Associated Press BOOTHEVILLE, La. (AP) - A settlement that BP is hammering out with victims of the massive Gulf oil spill finally provides a system for monitoring heal..
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Stories of survival emerge from tornado victims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

BRUCE SCHREINER/Associated Press EAST BERNSTADT, Ky. (AP) - The stories from tornado survivors across the South and Midwest were remarkable: schoolchildren took cover under desks, ..
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Va. Tech parents seek answers in trial 5 years later

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

STEVE SZKOTAK/Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The hours leading to the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history and the actions of Virginia Tech administrators will be ..
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Obama: Not hesitant on force to defend interests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

BEN FELLER/AP White House Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama said Sunday the United States will not hesitate to attack Iran with military force to prevent it fr..
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Putin claims victory in Russia's presidential vote

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV/Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) - Vladimir Putin claimed victory in Russia's presidential election before tens of thousands of cheering supporters Sunday, even as ..
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Ammo dump explodes in Congo, killing 60

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A series of explosions at an ammunition depot in Brazzaville, the capital of Africa's Republic of Congo, killed dozens of people and wounded hundreds more, Congolese and U.S. officials said Sunday.
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Chavez says he's getting new cancer treatment

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez faces a new round of treatment for a recurrence of cancer following abdominal surgery last week, he announced Sunday.
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