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Advocates Sue for Affordable Housing Money

Posted: 07/09/2013 - Two housing advocacy groups are suing federal housing officials, claiming they are illegally withholding at least $382 million from a fund created by Congress to support affordable rental housing for poor people.

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Asiana Says Pilot Had Little Experience on 777s

Updated: 07/08/2013 - Asiana Airlines says the pilot in control of the Boeing 777 that crashed in San Francisco had little experience flying that type of plane and was landing one for the first time at that airport.

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US News: Wildfire near Las Vegas; Snowden Asylum?; Pa Fire Kills 7

Posted: 07/07/2013 - Wildfire near Vegas prompts 100s to flee homes... Bolivia joins allies to offer asylum for Snowden... Boy, 2, dies, bringing central Pa. fire toll to 7... Arraignment set for man sought in Hernandez case... Obama's health law will be judged on 3 questions... W.Va. suspect in shooting of 2 deputies killed... Galveston uses pesky seaweed to fight storm surge... Damaged Solar powered plane lands in NYC...

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Child Safety Concerns Rise in Summer

Posted: 07/07/2013 - Drowning and motor vehicle accidents are two of the top causes, while suffocation, poisoning and falls are also common...

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Day in History: Lincoln Conspirators Hanged; 1st Woman on Supreme Court; Dragnet; Morris the Cat

Posted: 07/07/2013 - Today in History - In 1865, four people were hanged in Washington, D.C., for conspiring with John Wilkes Booth to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln. In 1973, actress Veronica Lake, known for her "peek-a-boo" hairstyle, died in Burlington, Vt., at age 50. In 1981, President Ronald Reagan announced he was nominating Arizona Judge Sandra Day O'Connor to become the first female justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. In 1949, the police drama "Dragnet," starring Jack Webb and Barton Yarborough, premiered on NBC radio. In 1954, Memphis DJ Dewey Phillips of WHBQ became the first DJ to play an Elvis Presley record. He premiered "That's All Right," and he also interviewed Elvis. In 1978, Morris the Cat of the "Nine Lives" cat food commercials was rescued by trainer Bob Martwick from the pound just a few minutes before he was to be put to sleep. In 2009, a star-studded memorial service was held for Michael Jackson in Los Angeles, 12 days after his death. Among those who paid tribute to Jackson included Usher, Stevie Wonder, Brooke Shields, Smokey Robinson, Lionel Richie, John Mayer, Jennifer Hudson and Queen Latifah.

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28 Injured at California Fireworks Show

Updated: 07/05/2013 - Authorities say 28 people have been injured due to malfunctioning fireworks at an annual 4th of July show northwest of Los Angeles.

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Zimmerman Trial Breaks for Holiday

Posted: 07/04/2013 - After days of intense and sometimes gruesome testimony, jurors in the George Zimmerman trial got a short break today.

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Businesses Get a Reprieve from Obamacare

Updated: 07/03/2013 - Businesses with more than 50 people will now have another year before they are required to provide health insurance to their employees.

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Tornado Touches Down in New Jersey

Updated: 07/03/2013 - The National Weather Service has confirmed a small tornado touched down in northern New Jersey, causing some damage.

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Obama Admin Delays Major Requirement of Health Law

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Updated: 07/03/2013 - The Obama administration says it's delaying a major part of the president's health care overhaul law, the requirement that medium and large companies offer coverage.

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Gorilla Raised by Humans

Posted: 07/02/2013 - Tarzan was raised by apes, but check out this gorilla that was raised by humans.

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Supreme Court Updates Rule Book

Posted: 07/01/2013 - The update covers items such as filing deadlines, but also adds Rule 28.8, which requires anyone arguing before the court to be a lawyer.

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