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Fugitive jail inmate facing transfer back to Los Angeles

A murder suspect who authorities say was mistakenly released from a California jail won't fight his transfer in custody from southern Nevada back to Los Angeles

The Latest: House to consider impeachment of Pennsylvania AG

As Pennsylvania state senators debate whether to order the removal of Attorney General Kathleen Kane from office, the House of Representatives is advancing a second process to explore Kane's removal

Florida Pooch Plays Police Officer, Hops Into Open Cruiser

A dog jumped into an open police car in Florida while the officer was sitting inside writing a police report.

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Man loses it during flight, urinates on fellow passenger

A man aboard a flight headed to Paris allegedly urinated on a fellow passenger. It was supposedly because he wasn't allowed to smoke or drink mid-air. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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Medical Marijuana Might Be Legalized In Australia Really Soon

A new amendment in Australia would legalize medical marijuana there, though each state could decide whether or not to comply.

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Twitter tweaks its timeline to look a bit more like Facebook

Twitter is tweaking its timeline

Debate on tax on tampons arrives in Utah

Debate over whether to tax tampons and other feminine hygiene products has made its way to conservative Utah, where a bill is set to be heard by a committee made of only men

Ryan, Republicans grapple with alternative to Obama budget

A tea party revolt over last fall's bipartisan spending increases has House Speaker Paul Ryan scrambling to avoid an embarrassing budget defeat this year

Flint Water Contamination Could Lead To Manslaughter Charges

If the investigation finds a link, officials could be charged with involuntary manslaughter.

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AP Source: Christie expected to end 2016 White House bid

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expected to drop out of the 2016 race for the White House after finishing sixth in the New Hampshire primary

EU and Britain have big differences over 'ever closer union'

For Britain and the European Union, they are words that expose big philosophical differences: 'Ever closer union.'

The Latest: Kasich gets bill to defund Planned Parenthood

An Ohio bill that seeks to divert government money away from Planned Parenthood is headed to Republican Gov. John Kasich for his expected signature

Yellen says pace of future rate hikes could be slowed

Yellen, citing global uncertainty, says Fed could slow pace of future rate hikes if economy disappoints

How Candidates Get Data on Your Voting, Shopping and Facebook Habits

Big data is playing an increasingly important role in elections. But when it comes to how that data is used, we're still in sort of the "wild west".

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Earth didn't score 100% on index that predicts likelihood of life

Astronomers are creating an index that is intended to predict the likelihood of life on alien planets. So how did Earth do? Not 100% but here we are. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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Severe Drought Has Zimbabwe Seeking $1.6B To Feed Millions

Zimbabwe estimates about 3 million people don't have enough to eat because the drought decimated harvests there.

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HBO Now has 800,000 paying subscribers since April launch

HBO Now has gained about 800,000 paying subscribers since it launched on Apple TV in April, contributing significantly to the 2.7 million net new customers to the service in the latest quarter

India launches campaign for deworming millions of children

Millions of children are getting deworming treatment in India's campaign to prevent parasitic worms from infecting them and impairing their mental and physical development

Federal budget in black for January

Federal government posts $55.2 billion budget surplus in January

APNewsBreak: Kenya athletes allege doping bribery

APNewsBreak: Two Kenyan athletes banned for doping at the 2015 world championships tell The Associated Press that the chief executive of Athletics Kenya solicited a US $48,000 bribe to reduce their 4-year suspensions

Ferguson asks for changes to reform deal, drawing criticism

The Ferguson City Council is asking the U.S. Department of Justice for changes to a deal to reform the city's courts and policing systems, a move that drew swift criticism from both the department and many residents

Appeals court tosses order blocking Mississippi executions

An appeals court has reversed a stay that had blocked the state of Mississippi from carrying out executions

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This is what the Earth will be like in 10,000 years

Scientists are publishing a paper discussing what our planet, Earth will look like in 10,000 years from now. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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That Awkward Moment When A Mugshot Looks Just Like The Reporter

This has to be a reporter's worst nightmare.

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