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Mourners remember U.S. student held prisoner by North Korea


WYOMING, Ohio Thousands of friends and family members gathered in suburban Cincinnati on Thursday to say goodbye to an American student who died days after returning to the United States in a coma following 17 months in captivity in North Korea. | Video

Senate Republicans unveil Obamacare replacement bill with tough debate expected

WASHINGTON U.S. Senate Republicans on Thursday unveiled their version of legislation that would replace Obamacare, proposing to kill a tax on the wealthy that pays for it and reduce aid to the poor to cut costs. | Video

Health, Politics, Election 2016, 12:44pm EDT

FBI says probing Michigan airport stabbing as 'act of terrorism'

DETROIT/MONTREAL The Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Wednesday it was investigating as an act of terrorism the stabbing of a police officer inside the main terminal of a small airport in Flint, Michigan. | Video

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U.S. top court rebuffs men convicted in notorious Washington murder

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday refused to overturn the convictions of seven men in a notorious 1984 gang murder of a woman in a Washington neighborhood not far from the U.S. Capitol even though prosecutors had concealed evidence in the case.

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U.S. lawmakers propose boost in Capitol Police funding after shooting

WASHINGTON U.S. lawmakers are proposing an increase in funding for the Capitol Police after a gunman opened fire earlier this month on Republican members of Congress practicing for a charity baseball game.

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U.S. top court sets higher bar for stripping citizenship

WASHINGTON The Supreme Court handed a setback to the Trump administration on Thursday by making it harder for the government to strip immigrants of U.S. citizenship in a case involving an ethnic Serb woman who lied about her husband's military service after Yugoslavia's collapse.

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Tropical Storm Cindy downgraded to tropical depression after landfall

Tropical Storm Cindy was downgraded to a tropical depression on Thursday after reaching land near the Texas-Louisiana border, but heavy rains, flooding and tornadoes still threatened parts of several states, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.

Most U.S. teens have sex by 18, but pregnancies down: CDC study

More than half of American teens have had sex by age 18, but teenage pregnancy and birth rates extended their 2-1/2-decade decline because of increased contraceptive use, according to a U.S. government study released on Thursday.

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Record number of U.S. motorists seen hitting roads on July 4 holiday

NEW YORK The number of Americans traveling by car for the Fourth of July holiday will hit a record high this year, fueled by a growing economy and relatively low gasoline prices, the nation's largest motorists' advocacy group said on Thursday.

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Four die from heat in sweltering U.S. Southwest: reports

LOS ANGELES Four people, including a homeless person and two hikers, have died from the record-breaking heat in the U.S. Southwest, media reports said, where triple-digit temperatures have driven residents indoors and canceled airline flights.

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