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Midday Roundup: Witnesses dispute claims Arizona inmate suffered during execution

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Unusual, yes, but cruel? Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has ordered a review of Wednesday’s execution of convicted murderer Joseph Rudolph Wood. The execution…

Midday Roundup: Smoker’s widow gets billions in damages

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Sending a message. A Pensacola, Fla., jury awarded $23.6 billion late Friday to the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer. The verdict against…

Ukraine conflict slowing crash investigation

By Leigh Jones & Lynde Langdon
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Ukraine | Separatists accused of removing evidence, blocking access to the wreckage

Expanding the non-smoking section to cars, for kids’ sake

Expanding the non-smoking section to cars, for kids’ sake

By Lynde Langdon
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Health | After five minutes, a single cigarette burning in a car generates a higher concentration of smoke than can be found many bar rooms, and that’s no…

Midday Roundup: Migrants blame U.S. policy for border surge

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Immigration misinformation. Unchecked violence in Central America is not the chief cause of the surge of unaccompanied minors crossing the border, according…

Appeals court strikes down Oklahoma marriage law

By Lynde Langdon
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Marriage | The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has declared Oklahoma’s traditional marriage laws unconstitutional, repeating a ruling it issued in a Utah case just…

Judge rules Florida same-sex couples can marry in the Keys

By Lynde Langdon
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Marriage | A county judge in the Florida Keys ruled today that same-sex couples could marry in his jurisdiction starting next week. Circuit Judge Luis M. Garcia agreed…

Midday Roundup: Judge declares California’s death penalty unconstitutional

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Overruled. A federal judge in California ruled Wednesday that the state’s death penalty is unconstitutional. The system’s numerous delays and lengthy…

Court rules for Christian college in transgender dispute

Court rules for Christian college in transgender dispute

By Lynde Langdon
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Sexuality | A Christian university in Oregon can keep the rooming restrictions it has placed on a transgendered student, without risking any penalty from the federal…

Midday Roundup: Double lightning deaths scare tourists in the Rockies

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Deadly storms. Visitors to Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado are hiking with caution after lighting strikes killed two people on Friday and Saturday. A…

Midday Roundup: Violent offender charged in grisly family murder

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | In custody. The man accused of murdering six family members execution-style in a Houston suburb on Wednesday wanted to find his ex-wife, the sister of one of…

Expert: Boehner is out-of-bounds with suit against Obama

By Kent Covington & Lynde Langdon
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Politics | Next week, House Republicans will start work on legislation to authorize a lawsuit against the president for overstepping his executive powers. “In my view,

 
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