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Senate continues gun debate

Updated: 04/16/2013 - The Senate continues debate today on a wide-ranging gun control bill and an amendment that proposes background checks for gun purchases online and at gun shows.

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Bipartisan bill would remake immigration system

Posted: 04/16/2013 - The U.S. immigration system would undergo dramatic changes under a bipartisan Senate bill about to be unveiled. It puts a new focus on prospective immigrants' merit and employment potential, while seeking to end illegal immigration once and for all by creating legal avenues for workers to come here.

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More rhetoric from the North

Updated: 04/16/2013 - The U.S. and South Korea are watching for signs of whether North Korea will conduct a medium-range missile test in defiance of international concerns.

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China criticizes increase in US forces in Asia

Posted: 04/16/2013 - China's military says the U.S. is destabilizing the Asia-Pacific region by sending more forces to the area and boosting its alliances with regional partners.

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Ohio man pleads guilty in $2.5M health care fraud

Posted: 04/16/2013 - A Cleveland-area man accused of overbilling Medicaid and Medicare by more than $2.5 million has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit health care fraud and four counts of health care fraud.

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FBI agents lock down headquarters of Pilot Flying J

Posted: 04/15/2013 - An FBI spokesman agents have locked down the Knoxville headquarters of Pilot Flying J, the truck stop business owned by the family of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and his brother, Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam as part of an ongoing investigation.

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10 Things to know for Tuesday

Posted: 04/15/2013 - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday.

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Boston Marathon bombing kills 3, injures over 140

Posted: 04/15/2013 - Two bombs exploded in the crowded streets near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing at least three people and injuring more than 140 in a bloody scene of shattered glass and severed limbs that raised alarms that terrorists might have struck again in the U.S.

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8-year-old among dead in Boston blast

Updated: 04/16/2013 - A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that an 8-year-old-boy has been killed in the explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.

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Obama: 'We will find out who did this'

Updated: 04/15/2013 - President Barack Obama, responding to the explosions at the Boston Marathon, says the United States does not know "who did this or why" but vowed that whoever is responsible "will feel the full weight of justice."

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Obama to make statement on Boston explosions

Updated: 04/17/2015 - President Barack Obama will issue a statement on the explosions at the Boston Marathon in televised remarks to the nation from the White House at 6:10 PM.

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Full Justice Dept. resources probing Boston bombs

Updated: 04/15/2013 - Attorney General Eric Holder has directed the full resources of the Justice Department be deployed to investigate the bombs that exploded at the Boston Marathon.

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Red Cross offers web database to find loved ones in disaster

Posted: 04/15/2013 - The Red Cross has created a central website to allow people in disaster areas in the United States to register their current status, and for people concerned about their loved ones to access that information.

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Boston police: 3rd explosion at library

Updated: 04/15/2013 - Boston police say there's been a third explosion in the city, following two blasts near the finish line of the Boston Marathon that killed two people and injured many others.

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Witnesses describe aftermath of bomb explosions at marathon

Updated: 04/15/2013 - One runner says he saw at least two dozen people with very serious injuries at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, after the twin explosions there. The runner, a Rhode Island state trooper, says the injuries included missing limbs.

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US soldier being sentenced in espionage case

Posted: 04/15/2013 - A sentencing hearing for a soldier who pleaded guilty to attempted espionage and other charges has begun at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Alaska.

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'Nothing surprises me anymore,' says runner from Ky.

Updated: 04/15/2013 - Fifty Kentuckians were among those participating in Monday's Boston Marathon which was was rocked by two explosions. "Nothing surprises me any more after being in Afghanistan," said Varinka Ensminger, who has been a Lexington Police officer since 2005.

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