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WASHINGTON (AP) " A Medicare proposal to test new ways of paying for chemotherapy and other drugs given in a doctor's office has sparked a furious battle, and cancer doctors are demanding that the Obama administration scrap the experiment.

Updated at 7:40 AM

NEW ORLEANS (AP) " Former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith was shot in the back and side, according to a warrant read in court Sunday night before a magistrate set a $1 million bond for the man accused of killing him.

Updated at 7:37 AM

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) " Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized countries, meeting Monday in the atomic-bombed Japanese city of Hiroshima, called for a renewed push for flagging nuclear disarmament efforts as they wrestled with some...

Updated at 7:34 AM

Donald Trump's inflammatory statements about Mexican immigrants, Muslim refugees and women who get abortions may eventually be his campaign's undoing, some analysts say. But don't tell that to the many supporters such as Titus Kottke, attracted to...

Updated at 7:11 AM

ATLANTA (AP) " A Georgia death row inmate scheduled to die this week was neglected and mistreated as a child and has substantial intellectual impairments that have affected his ability to act appropriately, his lawyers wrote in a clemency petition.

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WASHINGTON (AP) " With the U.S. economy improving, President Barack Obama will meet with the chairwoman of the Federal Reserve to discuss the longer-term economic outlook.

Updated at 6:58 AM

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) " A colonel from North Korea's military spy agency fled to South Korea last year in an unusual case of a senior-level defection, Seoul officials said Monday.

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BILOXI, Miss. (AP) " Canadian rocker Bryan Adams is canceling a performance this week in Mississippi, citing the state's new law that allows religious groups and some private businesses to refuse service to gay couples.

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HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) " U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry visited the revered memorial to Hiroshima's atomic bombing, delivering a message of peace and hope for a nuclear-free world seven decades after the United States used the weapon for the...

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PARAVOOR, India (AP) " Medical teams on Monday tended to hundreds of people injured in a massive fire that killed at least 110 people, while authorities searched for those responsible for illegally putting on the fireworks display that caused the...

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RENO, Nev. (AP) " Rural Nevadans suing to block the Obama administration's greater sage grouse protection plan say a trail of internal government documents they cite in a new federal court filing shows politics was the driving force behind a...

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