Wary governors halt, question plan to accept Syrian refugees place to properly vet and place them. Martinez, the nation's only Latina governor and a leader within the Republican...Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin says his colleagues across the nation who say they won't allow Syrian refugees into their...
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College football capsules

...Boykin turned awkwardly on his right ankle as he slipped while trying to cut and was tackled by linebacker Joe Dineen Jr. The nation's total offense leader didn't return after getting sacked on TCU's last offensive play of the first quarter.The...
Paris on her mind

...Lacroix received a message from a friend back in her native France alerting her to the terrorist attack unfolding in the nation's capital."I tried to see all of the news," said Lacroix, speaking after class at Ketchikan High School. "There...
Future uncertain for rare white deer at weapons site

...The depot, completed a month before the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, provided for the ordnance storage needs of the nation for 60 years. It covered an area larger than the city of Syracuse, 40 miles to the northeast, and stored bombs and...
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Refugee quandary: Immigrant legacy versus 9/11-era fears

...a religious test for our compassion."At the heart of the debate is the Obama administration's decision to raise the nation's annual limit of 70,000 refugees by 10,000, with most of the new slots for Syrians, in the budget year that...
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Eiffel Tower goes dark as France mourns

...feel that people are petrified," Chambel said.Hollande, who declared three days of national mourning and raised the nation's security to its highest level, called the carnage "an act of war that was prepared, organized, planned from abroad...
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Thousands of Afghans march, demand justice for slain Shiites

...minority and calling on the government to do more to ensure the nation's security or step down.The case of seven Hazaras...promising that the Hazara deaths would be avenged. "The nation's pain is my pain," he said, vowing the authorities...
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'We're here because we remember' of our lives."Thorsteinson explained that while serving, men and women from different backgrounds from across the nation unite to fight for a singular cause. Their ability to come together in the face of diversities gives them the tools...
Keystone off the table, but pipeline fight builds

...Carolina, scattered insurgencies have formed in opposition to a spider web of pipelines up and down the Eastern Seaboard as the nation's energy industry seeks to move pent-up natural gas supplies.Behind the pipeline boom: vast deposits of natural...
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On heroin deaths: 'Something had to be done'

...observation is a nod to what the Center for Disease Control and Prevention has been saying about the heroin epidemic across the nation: Heroin use is no longer just for so-called "junkies," an outdated stereotype from generations past. Heroin use...


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