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The bilingual Bush in Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Jeb Bush confronted one of the Republican Party's touchiest debates head-on Tuesday, telling Puerto Ricans that conservatives should be proud that America is "an immigrant nation" and value the contribution immigrants make to the country....

Baltimore on edge: National Guardsmen take up positions
BALTIMORE (AP) -- National Guardsmen took up positions across the city and hundreds of volunteers swept broken glass and other debris from the streets Tuesday, the morning after riots erupted following the funeral of a black man who died in police custody....

Latest on police-custody death: Police guard shuttered mall
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Obama criticizes black deaths by police, rioters and society
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Urging Americans to "do some soul-searching," President Barack Obama expressed deep frustration Tuesday over recurring black deaths at the hands of police, rioters responding with senseless violence and a society that will only "feign concern" without addressing the root causes....

After historic arguments, court to rule on same-sex marriage
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pivotal Justice Anthony Kennedy, whose vote could decide the same-sex marriage issue for the nation, did not tip his hand Tuesday in historic arguments at the Supreme Court. But Kennedy's record on the issue could give encouragement to gay and lesbian couples....

State dinner offers new chef _ and chopsticks for the brave
WASHINGTON (AP) -- There was a new chef and new china on the menu for Tuesday's big White House dinner for Japan - and chopsticks at the ready for guests brave enough to go there....

Survivors of Colorado theater shooting begin testifying
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- Katie Medley was nine months pregnant, so she picked a seat near the exit door, just in case she went into labor when her husband and a friend took her to see the premiere of a Batman film nearly three years ago....

Testimony in marathon bomber's trial turns to sister-in-law
BOSTON (AP) -- Testimony in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev zeroed in Tuesday on his late brother's wife, revealing searches done on her computer on the rewards of dying as a martyr's spouse and raising questions about what she knew before the 2013 attacks....

Chicago transit agency blamed for airport train derailment
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago's transit agency shares in the blame for an accident last year in which a driver fell asleep and crashed a commuter train into a platform and up an escalator at O'Hare airport, federal investigators concluded Tuesday. And they warned that, without changes, a similar accident could happen elsewhere....

Nominees announced for new World Video Game Hall of Fame
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) -- Fifteen video games that have engrossed gamers for untold hours were named finalists Tuesday for the new World Video Game Hall of Fame....

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