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  • Holder: Hate crimes 'an affront to who we are'

    Holder: Hate crimes 'an affront to who we are'

    Associated Press - 15 minutes ago
    Holder: Hate crimes 'an affront to who we are'

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — All Americans stand with the mourners of three people killed at Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City, Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday, adding that hate crimes are "an affront" to the nation. …

  • Singer Chris Brown's bodyguard on trial in DC

    Singer Chris Brown's bodyguard on trial in DC

    Associated Press - 15 minutes ago
    Singer Chris Brown's bodyguard on trial in DC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A man accusing singer Chris Brown and his bodyguard of punching him in the face is trying to "get rich" as a result of a bloody nose, a lawyer for the bodyguard said Thursday. …

  • Tiny power plants hold promise for nuclear energy

    Tiny power plants hold promise for nuclear energy

    Associated Press - 14 minutes ago
    Tiny power plants hold promise for nuclear energy

    PARIS (AP) — Small underground nuclear power plants that could be cheaper to build than their behemoth counterparts may herald the future for an energy industry under intense scrutiny since the Fukushima disaster, the incoming head of the Nuclear Energy Agency told The Associated Press. …

  • Reid calls rancher's backers 'domestic terrorists'

    Reid calls rancher's backers 'domestic terrorists'

    Associated Press - 16 minutes ago
    Reid calls rancher's backers 'domestic terrorists'

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is calling armed backers of a Nevada rancher "domestic terrorists" for using guns in a grazing rights battle with the federal Bureau of Land Management. The ... …

  • Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87

    Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87

    Associated Press - 7 minutes ago
    Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia's Caribbean coast. …