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'Captain America' sets April record with $96.2 million

'Captain America' sets April record with $96.2 million

April 6th, 2014 5:48 pm by JESSICA HERNDON, AP Film Writer

LOS ANGELES — Disney and Marvel could be one of the finest teams around. "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" has set a record as the biggest domestic April release ever.

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Angry families want GM prosecuted for defects

Angry families want GM prosecuted for defects

April 6th, 2014 5:39 pm by PAUL WISEMAN, AP Business Writers

The families of those who died in General Motors cars with defective ignition switches want prosecutors to go after GM insiders responsible for letting the problems fester for more than a decade.

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Navy rescues family with sick baby from sailboat

Navy rescues family with sick baby from sailboat

April 6th, 2014 5:27 pm by Associated Press

SAN DIEGO — U.S. sailors rescued an American family with an ill 1-year-old from a sailboat that broke down hundreds of miles off the Mexican coast.

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GOP seeks coverage choices in health law they hate

GOP seeks coverage choices in health law they hate

April 6th, 2014 5:23 pm by DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent

WASHINGTON — At the prodding of business organizations, House Republicans quietly secured a recent change in President Barack Obama's health law to expand coverage choices.

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Experts decode germs' DNA to fight food poisoning

Experts decode germs' DNA to fight food poisoning

April 6th, 2014 2:05 pm by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

The nation's disease detectives are beginning a program to try to outsmart outbreaks of food poisoning by routinely decoding the DNA of potentially deadly bacteria and viruses.

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Bryan College could lose faculty over creationism dispute

Bryan College could lose faculty over creationism dispute

April 5th, 2014 5:18 pm by Associated Press

DAYTON, Tenn. — The Dayton college named after one of creationism's most famous defenders is embroiled in a controversy over Adam and Eve.

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AP-GfK poll indicates good news for Republicans

AP-GfK poll indicates good news for Republicans

April 5th, 2014 5:17 pm by JENNIFER AGIESTA, Associated Press

The latest Associated Press-GfK poll holds bad news for President Barack Obama, but as the November elections draw closer, there are ominous signs for congressional Democrats as well.

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Humboldt police being investigated in suspect's death

Humboldt police being investigated in suspect's death

April 5th, 2014 3:02 pm by Associated Press

State officials are investigating the sudden death of a Humboldt man police officers were struggling to apprehend.

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Secrecy surrounds execution drugs in most states

Secrecy surrounds execution drugs in most states

April 5th, 2014 2:41 pm by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS and JIM SALTER, Associated Press

A certain amount of anonymity has always surrounded executions. But that secrecy is increasingly coming under fire with questions about why so little can be known about a state's most solemn responsibility.

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Samsung adding anti-theft solutions to smartphones

Samsung adding anti-theft solutions to smartphones

April 5th, 2014 4:00 am by TERRY COLLINS, Associated Press

Samsung Electronics will add two safeguards to its latest smartphone in an effort to deter rampant theft of the mobile devices nationwide, the company said Friday.

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