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Company, US want Dakota Access pipeline lake crossing upheldThe company building the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline and the Army Corps of Engineers want a judge to reject a request by American Indian tribes to revoke permission for the project to cross a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota
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FILE - In this March 4, 2016, file photo, New Hampshire Attorney General Joe Foster speaks as the House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations holds a hearing Friday in Concord, N.H. Foster, whose term will end March 31, 2017, launched a training program to teach police officers and prosecutors how to handle drug overdoses that is becoming a model for other states grappling with the opioid crisis. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)
New Hampshire leads effort to view overdoses as crime scenesA New Hampshire training program that teaches police officers and prosecutors how to treat drug overdoses as crime scenes is emerging as a model for other states grappling with the opioid crisis
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Lawsuit seeks community-based options for Ohio's disabledA lawsuit claiming Ohioans with intellectual and developmental disabilities experience widespread segregation when forced to receive services in institutions due to fewer community- or home-based options will be allowed to proceed
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FILE - This combination of undated file photos provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death-row inmates Stacey E. Johnson, left, and Ledelle Lee. Both men are scheduled for execution on April 20, 2017. (Arkansas Department of Correction via AP)
Arkansas inmates make longshot bid to avoid double executionTwo Arkansas inmates scheduled for back-to-back lethal injections next month are asking the parole board to spare their lives, a longshot bid as the state prepares for an unprecedented four nights of double executions over a 10-day period
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Double-amputee Marine vet joins New York police departmentA U.S. Marine Corps veteran who lost his legs below the knee after stepping on an explosive in Afghanistan is joining a suburban New York police department
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Man indicted on murder charges after parents dismemberedA Louisiana man has been indicted on murder charges after authorities say he killed his parents in their Tennessee home and tried to dissolve their bodies in acid while he was visiting them for Thanksgiving
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UN warns that destroying cultural heritage may be war crimeThe UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution condemning the unlawful destruction of cultural heritage and warning the Islamic State extremist group, al-Qaida and other combatants that such attacks may constitute war crimes
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Judge in Virginia declines to block travel banIn a sweeping affirmation of presidential authority, a federal judge in Virginia ruled against a Muslim civil-rights group that sought to block the Trump administration's proposed travel ban
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This photo provided by the Denison Police Department in Denison, Texas, shows Breana Harmon Talbott. Authorities say Talbott is facing charges after falsely reporting she was kidnapped and sexually assaulted by three black males behind a church in Denison on March 8, 2017. Police say she confessed to the hoax on Tuesday, March 21. (Denison Police Department via AP)
Police: Woman falsely claims sexual assault by 3 black malesAuthorities in Texas say a white woman is facing charges after falsely reporting she was kidnapped and sexually assaulted by three black males
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Macomb County Commissioner Candice Miller talks to the media before the demolition of a home in Fraser, Mich. is demolished Friday, March 24, 2017. The work comes in the wake of a drain interceptor collapse on Christmas Eve that caused a large sinkhole. Three houses near the sinkhole have been condemned. (Clarence Tabb Jr./Detroit News via AP)
2 homes being demolished at suburban Detroit sinkhole siteTwo homes are being torn down to clear the way for repairs to a broken Detroit-area sewer line that caused a sinkhole on Christmas Eve
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Oklahoma company recalls 466 tons of breaded chicken productAn Oklahoma food company is recalling more than 466 tons of breaded chicken because of the possibility of metal in the food
The Associated Press55 minutes ago
Storms could spawn tornadoes across parts of Midwest, SouthForecasters are warning of severe storms as a powerful system moves across the central United States, the start of what could a turbulent stretch of spring weather over the next few days
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