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AP Photos: High-end cancer treatment for pets
NEW YORK (AP) -- Lulu had been given a mere three months to live when the shih tzu-poodle mix was diagnosed with lymphoma....

FBI: Background checks for gun sales peak on Black Friday
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The FBI processed a record number of firearms background checks on Black Friday, the agency said Tuesday....

Police investigate death of Alaska's capital city mayor
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Police in Alaska's capital city have tentatively ruled out gunshots, drugs or suicide in the death of the newly elected mayor but have not determined whether he died from a natural event or foul play....

In slap at Obama, GOP-led House moves to block climate rule
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As President Barack Obama worked to hammer out a global climate agreement in Paris, Republicans in Congress moved to block his plan to force steep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants....

Planned Parenthood shooting: Domestic terrorism? It's knotty
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The man accused of killing three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic brought several guns, ammunition and propane tanks that officials say he assembled around a car....

Things to know for officer's trial in death of Freddie Gray
BALTIMORE (AP) -- A jury will be seated Wednesday for the trial of Officer William Porter, the first of six Baltimore police officers to stand trial in the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who died of a spinal injury he suffered in custody....

The Latest: Atlanta police say man shot first in shootout
ATLANTA (AP) -- The latest on the gun battle involving police in downtown Atlanta that left one man dead (all times local):...

Protesters criticize Minnesota congressman who backs cause
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- In the tense days after a black man's death at the hands of police, Minnesota's first African-American congressman stood with protesters as they besieged a police station, even tweeting what he called an "agonizing" photograph showing his son with hands raised in a confrontation with officers in riot gear....

Lawsuit: NYC landlords pushing out seniors, disabled
NEW YORK (AP) -- Inspired by his own experience living in a New York City apartment building that was converted into high-priced condos, a 71-year-old former state regulator is taking on developers citywide on behalf of seniors and disabled tenants....

Lobster, schlobster: Seaweed is Maine's hot new product
BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) -- It's green, it's gooey and it's giving Maine's famous lobsters a run for their money....

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