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BOSTON (AP) — A year after homemade bombs ripped through the Boston Marathon, state and federal officials have enacted virtually no policy c... Full Story

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  • Little government response to bombing a year later
    Little government response to bombing a year later

    BOSTON (AP) — A year after homemade bombs ripped through the Boston Marathon, state and federal officials have enacted virtually no policy changes in response to the attack, a dramatic departure from previous acts of terrorism that prompted waves of government action.

  • Oklahoma gay-marriage case before US appeals court
    Oklahoma gay-marriage case before US appeals court

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Lawyers for two Oklahoma women and the county clerk who would not give them a marriage license go before a federal appeals court with a familiar question for the judges: Did the state's voters single out gay people for unfair treatment when they defined marriage as a union between one man and one woman?

  • What's next in gay marriage's legal odyssey?

    Thursday's hearing in Denver is the second of two hearings on gay marriage that are weighted with legal significance. The cases are the first time an appellate court has considered the ramifications of last year's U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act. The 30-minute hearing on the legality of Oklahoma's gay marriage ban comes one week after a three-judge p...

  • Obama praises Biden, but doesn't endorse for 2016

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is keeping to himself his favorite to succeed him in the White House.

  • Texas town recovering, year after deadly blast
    Texas town recovering, year after deadly blast

    WEST, Texas (AP) — As word spread of a spiraling fire at this Texas town's fertilizer plant, volunteers raced to protect families and elderly residents who lived nearby. Then came the deafening explosion.

  • Robber who was homesick for prison to be sentenced
    Robber who was homesick for prison to be sentenced

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  • AP Photos: Colorado hosts its own fracking boom
    AP Photos: Colorado hosts its own fracking boom

    MEAD, Colo. (AP) — Workers bustle at an oil and gas drilling site near Mead, Colo., a town of about 3,800 people north of Denver.

  • Portland plans reservoir flush after teen cited
    Portland plans reservoir flush after teen cited

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Call it the Big Flush 2, and this time the sequel promises to be much bigger than the original.

  • Fund raises thousands for exonerated NYC man

    NEW YORK (AP) — A recently exonerated man who spent nearly 25 years behind bars for a killing that happened while he was at Disney World is getting help from dozens of well-wishers who have contributed to an online fund for him.

  • Firetruck rams California eatery; 15 injured
    Firetruck rams California eatery; 15 injured

    MONTEREY PARK, Calif. (AP) — Two firetrucks heading to a burning home collided Wednesday in a Los Angeles suburb, sending one careening into a restaurant and injuring 15 people, including six firefighters.

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