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Clay Aiken wins congressional primary

Updated: 05/13/2014 - A North Carolina textile entrepreneur locked in a too-close-to-call Democratic Party primary with former "American Idol" singer Clay Aiken has died.

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Police add texting to crisis negotiation arsenal

Posted: 05/11/2014 - With texting for many now second nature, law enforcement negotiators say they're increasingly being called upon to defuse violent, unpredictable situations through the typed word.

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Nintendo apologizes for lack of virtual equality

Posted: 05/10/2014 - Nintendo is apologizing and pledging to be more inclusive after being criticized for not recognizing same-sex relationships in English editions of a life-simulator video game. But the publisher said it was too late to change the game.

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Baby names: Noah ends Jacob's 14-year run at top

Updated: 05/11/2014 - Noah sailed past Jacob to become the most popular baby name for boys in 2013, ending Jacob's 14-year run at the top. Sophia was the most popular baby name for girls for the third straight year.

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House Democrats weigh role in new Benghazi probe

Posted: 05/09/2014 - Divided House Democrats are weighing whether to participate in a new investigation of the deadly attack in Benghazi, Libya, or boycott the election-year inquiry of a tragedy they accuse Republicans of politicizing.

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Texas town shaken by officer shooting 93-year-old

Posted: 05/09/2014 - The mayor of the town of Hearne, Texas says when City Council meets tomorrow, he'll recommend the firing of a police officer who shot and killed a 93-year-old woman.

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Congress to examine DC pot decriminalization

Posted: 05/09/2014 - More than a third of U.S. states have some form of marijuana decriminalization, but only the District of Columbia's pot policy is being singled out for a Congressional hearing.

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Scientists still working to ID victims from 9/11

Posted: 05/09/2014 - Almost 13 years after two hijacked planes slammed into the World Trade Center towers, thousands of vacuum-sealed plastic pouches with bits of bone rest in a laboratory on Manhattan's East Side.

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Johnny Football joins Browns

Posted: 05/08/2014 - The Cleveland Browns selected Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel with the 22nd overall pick of the NFL draft on Thursday night, moving up to nab college football's most exciting player who waited most of the first round to be selected.

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Lexington included in Amazon Sunday delivery

Posted: 05/08/2014 - Sunday delivery will be available in 15 additional cities through the United States Postal Service, which includes both Lexington and Louisville.

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Hash oil explosions rise with legalized marijuana

Posted: 05/06/2014 - The opening months of Colorado's recreational marijuana industry have seen a rise in fiery explosions as pot users try to extract potent oil from the drug at home laboratories.

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