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Gunmen kill 7 policemen during polio campaign in Karachi

KARACHI, Pakistan – Gunmen on motorcycles shot and killed seven Pakistani police officers involved in a polio vaccination campaign in two separate attacks Wednesday in the port city of Karachi, police said. The slain officers had been deployed to protect ...

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Three employees charged in Flint water crisis

A judge in Flint, Mich., authorized charges Wednesday against three officials involved in the Flint water crisis, the first time criminal charges have been brought against government officials in the public health calamity.

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Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz is interviewed by host Bill O’Reilly during “The O’Reilly Factor” television program, on the Fox News Channel in New York, on Monday. (Richard Drew / Associated Press)

Ted Cruz’s path to the nomination narrows after New York walloping

Ted Cruz knew he was going to get crushed in New York. The Texan didn’t hold a single campaign event (excluding TV appearances) over the last three days in the Empire State, instead campaigning in Pennsylvania, Maryland and Wyoming. Trump, a native New Yorker who campaigned vigorously and dominated in the state, picked up nearly all of New York’s 95 delegates, while Cruz, who finished third, was shut out.

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In this April 12 file photo, Eette, specially trained by the Transportation Security Administration  to detect explosives on moving objects in busy environments like an airport, stands at a security checkpoint as part of a demonstration at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport Tuesday in St. Louis. (Jeff Roberson / Associated Press)

Senate passes bill that would boost airport security

WASHINGTON – The Senate approved a bipartisan aviation policy bill Tuesday that would boost airport security, extend new protections to airline passengers and help speed the introduction of package-delivery drones. The bill, passed on a vote of 95-3, would also ...

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4th of July celebration not enjoyable

In a Facebook post, David Townsend explains why he won't miss Independence Day this year: As you may be aware, I am going to be out of the country for ...

Do you remember the “Monsters of Rock” in 1988?

Check out the list of the tour's concert venues. Lots of big-league facilities. And Albi.

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