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Executive order that incarcerated Japanese Americans is 75
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Satsuki Ina was born behind barbed wire in a prison camp during World War II, the daughter of U.S. citizens forced from their home without due process and locked up for years following Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor....

Norma McCorvey, at center of landmark abortion ruling, dies
DALLAS (AP) -- Norma McCorvey, whose legal challenge under the pseudonym "Jane Roe" led to the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision that legalized abortion but who later became an outspoken opponent of the procedure, has died. She was 69....

Legacy of Roe v. Wade endures after death of woman who sued
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Using the pseudonym "Jane Roe," Norma McCorvey undertook a legal challenge that culminated in the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark ruling in 1973 that legalized abortion nationwide. McCorvey died Saturday at age 69....

Anxieties rise at Detroit haven for asylum seekers
DETROIT (AP) -- Lucy Neighbor knew that to start over after fleeing torture, bloodshed and repression in her native Cameroon, she needed to find something called Freedom House. She managed to reach the place in 2008, and though she wasn't exactly sure what it was, she felt at home the moment the door opened....

AP Exclusive: Hundreds of Texans may have voted improperly
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Texas election officials have acknowledged that hundreds of people were allowed to bypass the state's toughest-in-the-nation voter ID law and improperly cast ballots in the November presidential election by signing a sworn statement instead of showing a photo ID....

Talk to babies and let them babble back to bridge word gap
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Even infants can have conversations with mom or dad. Their turn just tends to involve a smile or some gibberish instead of words. That's a key lesson from programs that are coaching parents to talk more with their babies - and recording their attempts....

Southern California rain eases; north facing renewed storm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A huge Pacific storm that parked itself over Southern California and unloaded, ravaging roads, opening sinkholes and leading to the deaths of at least three people, eased off Saturday. But it was only a temporary reprieve as new storms took aim farther north....

Electronic media searches at border crossings raise worry
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Watchdog groups that keep tabs on digital privacy rights are concerned that U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents are searching the phones and other digital devices of international travelers at border checkpoints in U.S. airports....

James Brown's 'Funky Drummer' Clyde Stubblefield dies at 73
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Clyde Stubblefield, a drummer for James Brown who created one of the most widely sampled drum breaks ever, died Saturday. He was 73....

"Blind Sheik" guilty of 1990s terror plots dies in US prison
A federal prison official says blind Egyptian cleric Sheik Omar Abdel-Rahman who serving a life sentence in the United States in connection with a failed plot to blow up landmarks in New York City has died....

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