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Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Alex Kozinski poses for a portrait in the lobby of a Washington office building, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Kozinski, an influential federal appeals court judge said that the nation's third lethal injection execution to go awry in six months underscores his call to bring back firing squads. Kozinski said lethal injection was a "dishonest" attempt to disguise the brutal nature of capital punishment. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
Arizona execution renews debate over methodsLengthy Arizona execution rekindles debate over appropriate death penalty methods
The Associated Press17 minutes ago
A police officer carries his weapon near the scene of a shooting at the Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby, Pa. on Thursday, July 24, 2014. A prosecutor said a gunman opened fire inside the psychiatric unit leaving one hospital employee dead and a second injured before being critically wounded himself. (AP Photo)
2 guns found at hospital shooting suspect's home2 guns found at Pennsylvania hospital shooting suspect's home; he remains sedated at hospital
The Associated Press22 minutes ago
Gifts, favors listed in former governor's caseA list of gifts, favors at the center of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's corruption trial
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
Pot seen as reason for rise in Denver homelessLegal pot, lure of work in marijuana industry cited for increase in young homeless in Denver
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In this Sept. 7, 2013 photo, Ohio State University marching band director Jon Waters leads the band in "Carmen Ohio" following a NCAA football game against San Diego State at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. OSU on Thursday, July 24, 2014 fired Waters amid allegations he knew about and ignored "serious cultural issues" including sexual harassment. (AP Photo/The Columbus Dispatch, Adam Cairns)
Ohio State to form task force after band scandalOhio State University plans to name task force to study reforms after band director's firing
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Nissan expands recall prompted by faulty air bagNissan recalls more than 220,000 vehicles over faulty air bag, bringing total recall to 664K
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In this Wednesday, July 23, 2014 photo, Joanna Green, director of the Groundswell Center for Local Food and Farming, hoes weeds in the new greenhouse at the center's incubator farm in Ithaca, N.Y. The incubator farm is one of dozens springing up around the country to help would-be farmers learn the trade and develop a market before they invest in their own land and equipment. (AP Photo/Mary Esch)
Incubator farms nurture agriculture entrepreneursAspiring farmers get a plot of land and mentoring on agriculture incubators across the US
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Key dates in ex-Virginia governor corruption caseKey events in former Virginia governor corruption case
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Investigators gather at the scene of a fatal accident in North Philadelphia, Friday July 25, 2014. Two children were killed and three people critically injured when a hijacked car lost control and hit a group of people near a fruit stand, according to police. (AP Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
Carjackers on run after crash that killed 3 kids2 carjackers still on the run after ramming stolen SUV into family, killing 3 young siblings
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 10, 2014 file photo, former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, left, and one of his defense attorneys, John Brownlee, prepare to enter the U.S. District Courthouse in Richmond, Va. Brownlee, the former U.S. attorney for the Western District of Virginia, heads the Holland & Knight law firm's white collar defense team and leads a large legal contingent for McDonnell. (AP Photo/Richmond Times-Dispatch, Bob Brown)
Gifts-for-favors trial set for ex-governor, wifeTrial set in gifts-for-favors case against former Virginia governor, wife
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In this July 16, 2014 photo, students in an Upward Bound program, which serves as a pathway to college for students from low-income families, walk to lunch on their campus in the Bronx borough of New York. This summer marks the 50th anniversary of Upward Bound. It served 2,061 participants at 17 locations in 1965; last year it served about 76,000 students at more than 1,000 locations in 50 states. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
At 50, Upward Bound still opens pathway to collegeAt 50, Upward Bound remains a welcome pathway to college for students from low-income families
The Associated Press3 hours ago
File - This April 7, 2010 file photo shows a Federal Express delivery truck travelling north of Fremont, Neb. FedEx Corp. is under criminal indictment and facing $1.6 billion in penalties for allegedly failing to police the activities of illegal online pharmacies that use the shipping service to deliver prescription drugs. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, file)
FedEx charges raise online pharmacy issuesFedEx charges raise questions about shipping industry's role in scrutinizing online pharmacies
The Associated Press3 hours ago
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