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Obama to nominate Scalia successor ‘in due time’

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama declared Saturday night he would seek to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, charging into a heated and likely prolonged election-year fight with Republicans. Obam...
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Pope gives tough love to Mexico’s political, church elite

Pope gives tough love to Mexico’s political, church elite

MEXICO CITY – Pope Francis challenged Mexico’s political and ecclesiastical elites on today to provide their people with security, justice and courageous pastoral care to confront the drug-inspired violence and corruption that are wrack...
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Towns wins Skills Challenge in 1st year for big men

Towns wins Skills Challenge in 1st year for big men

A big man's world: Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Karl-Anthony Towns won the Skills Challenge in the 1st year big men were allowed to compete
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Towns wins Skills Challenge in 1st year for big men

Towns wins Skills Challenge in 1st year for big men

A big man's world: Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Karl-Anthony Towns won the Skills Challenge in the 1st year big men were allowed to compete
Updated: 2 hours ago
Reaction to Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's death

Reaction to Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's death

U.S. political and judicial leaders react to the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who died in Texas at the age of 79
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Justice Antonin Scalia, conservative voice on high court, dies at 79

Justice Antonin Scalia, conservative voice on high court, dies at 79

WASHINGTON – Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died, leaving the high court without its conservative majority and setting up an ideological confrontation over his successor in th...
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Justice Antonin Scalia dead at 79

Justice Antonin Scalia dead at 79

Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died
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The Latest: Pope Francis back at Vatican envoy's residence

The Latest: Pope Francis back at Vatican envoy's residence

The Latest: Pope Francis has arrived at the Vatican ambassador's residence in Mexico City
Updated: 2 hours ago

Magnitude-5.8 quake shakes New Zealand city of Christchurch

WELLINGTON, New Zealand – A magnitude-5.8 earthquake has shaken the New Zealand city of Christchurch but there are no immediate reports of injuries or major damage.
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Reality tempers optimism in coal country after court ruling

Reality tempers optimism in coal country after court ruling

For the long-suffering communities that depend on coal, a recent Supreme Court ruling temporarily blocking greenhouse gas reductions was seen as a rare victory
Updated: 3 hours ago

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