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Kathleen Sebelius resigning from top HHS post

Kathleen Sebelius resigning from top HHS post

April 10th, 2014 8:07 pm by Associated Press

Her resignation comes as the White House seeks to rebound from the politically damaging launch of the Affordable Care Act. But it could also set the stage for a contentious election-year confirmation hearing to replace her.

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Driver in deadly Fla. day care crash in custody

Driver in deadly Fla. day care crash in custody

April 10th, 2014 6:34 pm by Associated Press

The SUV driver accused of causing a car to crash into a Florida day care, killing a 4-year-old girl and injuring 14 others, most of them children, surrendered to authorities Thursday.

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3 dead, 1 wounded in Tenn. shooting

3 dead, 1 wounded in Tenn. shooting

April 10th, 2014 9:42 am by Associated Press

Hamilton County Sheriff's spokeswoman Janice Atkinson said the shooting happened Wednesday night in the community of Lookout Valley.

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A blank look, followed by bloodshed at high school

A blank look, followed by bloodshed at high school

April 10th, 2014 9:41 am by JESSE WASHINGTON, Associated Press; KEVIN BEGOS, Associated Press

"He wasn't saying anything," Moore recalled hours later. "He didn't have any anger on his face. It was just a blank expression."

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UAW subpoenas Haslam, Corker in VW challenge

UAW subpoenas Haslam, Corker in VW challenge

April 9th, 2014 11:15 pm by Associated Press

UAW President Bob King said in an emailed statement that the purpose of the investigation "is to determine the truth concerning the third party interference in the February election at Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant."

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Tenn. Senate authorizes electric chair for executions

Tenn. Senate authorizes electric chair for executions

April 9th, 2014 11:03 pm by Associated Press

The state's lethal injection protocol uses a sedative commonly used to euthanize animals, but states are exhausting supplies. The state's last electrocution was in 2007.

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Scientists try using 3-D printer to build human heart

Scientists try using 3-D printer to build human heart

April 9th, 2014 10:06 pm by Associated Press

It is an ambitious project to first, make a heart and then get it to work in a patient, and it could be years — perhaps decades — before a 3-D printed heart would ever be put in a person.

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One child dead, 14 hurt in Florida day care crash

One child dead, 14 hurt in Florida day care crash

April 9th, 2014 8:45 pm by Associated Press

A car smashed into an Orlando-area day care Wednesday, killing a girl and injuring 14 others, at least a dozen of them children, authorities said. One person at the hospital was in critical condition and five others were in serious condition.

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'Heartbleed' bug causes major security headache

'Heartbleed' bug causes major security headache

April 9th, 2014 2:43 pm by ANICK JESDANUN, AP Technology Writers; MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Technology Writers

A confounding computer bug called "Heartbleed" is causing major security headaches across the Internet as websites scramble to fix the problem and Web surfers wonder whether they should change their passwords

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Tenn. House OKs watered-down anti-meth bill

Tenn. House OKs watered-down anti-meth bill

April 9th, 2014 2:35 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Supporters of a watered-down version of Gov. Bill Haslam's anti-methamphetamine legislation approved by the House on Wednesday believe it will help in the fight against the drug's production across the state

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