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Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH
NEW YORK (AP) -- Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks, according to a new, large-scale national survey....

Flight bans show skittishness over trouble spots
When U.S. and European airlines quickly canceled flights to Israel on Tuesday, they showed both a skittishness and a new sense of urgency in dealing with global trouble spots following last week's downing of a passenger plane over Ukraine....

In international flight, volatile conflicts abound
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- In Libya, militias armed with shoulder-launched missiles are battling for control of the country's main airport. In Africa, the entire Sahel region is awash with weapons that include portable air defense systems leftover from the ouster of Moammar Gadhafi....

With GOP runoff over, Perdue and Nunn face off
ATLANTA (AP) -- Now that Georgia Republicans have settled on businessman David Perdue as their nominee for the state's open Senate seat, the real battle begins with a marquee match-up in the fall against Democrat Michelle Nunn that could help determine control of the chamber....

Arrest linked to gun used after Boston bombings
BOSTON (AP) -- It has been one of the lingering questions since the dramatic manhunt that gripped the Boston area in the days after the marathon bombings: Where did the suspects get the gun that authorities say they used to kill a university police officer?...

Seniors use roommate-finding agencies to cut costs
NEW YORK (AP) -- It's not exactly "The Golden Girls," but for Marcia Rosenfeld, it'll do....

Opening statements set in porch shooting trial
DETROIT (AP) -- After two days of jury selection, lawyers are poised to give opening statements in the trial of a Detroit-area man who opened his front door and shot an unarmed woman, killing her....

Police custody death tests 'Broken Windows' tactic
NEW YORK (AP) -- Eric Garner, who died in police custody last week after he was put in an apparent chokehold, was suspected of committing the relatively minor crime of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes on the street....

Federal judge to rule on Colorado gay marriage ban
DENVER (AP) -- A federal judge in Denver is expected to rule Wednesday whether Colorado's same-sex marriage ban should be overturned immediately, or if the issue should be decided by the U.S. Supreme Court....

Biden among Urban League meeting speakers in Ohio
CINCINNATI (AP) -- National Urban League leaders will focus on jobs and pay in U.S. cities during a conference this week that will draw some top Democratic and Republican politicians courting minority support....

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