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By By ALICIA CHANG | January 29, 2015 5:25 pm
Some doctors won't see patients with anti-vaccine views
  • Feds: Treasure hunter eluded police with cash, tradecraft
    Associated Press | January 29, 2015 5:24 pm
    A deep-sea treasure hunter who vanished during a court fight over his $50 million haul of gold bars and coins eluded capture by hiding in a two-room hotel suite under a fake name, paying for everything in cash and keeping a low-profile, authorities said Thursday.
  • Man faces execution in Texas for 1996 strangling death
    Associated Press | January 29, 2015 5:19 pm
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected last-day appeals from a man scheduled to die for the death of a woman who was strangled and beaten with a hammer before her body was set on fire nearly two decades ago.
  • Lawyers snipe as jury selection resumes in Tsarnaev trial
    Associated Press | January 29, 2015 5:12 pm
    As jury selection resumed Thursday in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a prosecutor accused one of Tsarnaev's lawyers of trying to "encourage" a hung jury.
  • Protesters set up sleep pods for homeless at Tucson park
    Associated Press | January 29, 2015 5:06 pm
    A White House Cabinet member visited Tucson on Thursday for an event to tally the homeless as the city deals with a legal battle over an encampment in the middle of downtown.
  • Baby goat beheaded; another goat taken from New Orleans park
    Associated Press | January 29, 2015 5:00 pm
    A baby goat was beheaded and its twin was taken from a park where they had been in a pen, the Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals said Thursday.
  • McCain to protesters: 'Get out of here, you low-life scum'
    Associated Press | January 29, 2015 4:54 pm
    Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain kicked protesters out of a committee hearing Thursday, calling them "low-life scum" as they hollered for the arrest of one of the witnesses, former secretary of state Henry Kissinger.
  • Hallmark Channel's Kitten Bowl teams vie for purring rights
    Associated Press | January 29, 2015 4:48 pm
    Football tampering is inevitable when felines take the field Sunday in Hallmark Channel's Kitten Bowl -- a four-team playoff to promote the adoption of shelter animals.
  • Land commissioner halts huge renewable energy project
    Associated Press | January 29, 2015 4:48 pm
    New Mexico Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn has put the brakes on a $2 billion transmission project that would carry electricity generated by renewable resources in New Mexico and Arizona to markets across the West.
  • Administration to seek $1 billion for tribal schools
    Associated Press | January 29, 2015 4:42 pm
    The Obama administration says it will ask Congress for $1 billion next year to run schools for Native American children -- including millions in new money to help fix crumbling buildings.
  • NASA astronaut memorial stirs memories for shuttle veteran
    Associated Press | January 29, 2015 4:42 pm
    Each year around this time, NASA honors fallen astronauts, including the 17 men and women killed in three separate wintertime accidents in the sky and on the earth.
  • AP Explains: Super Bowl stadium full of unique features
    Associated Press | January 29, 2015 4:24 pm
    With its retractable roof and moveable field, University of Phoenix Stadium is unlike any stadium anywhere.
  • India woman sues Uber after reporting driver raped her
    Associated Press | January 29, 2015 4:19 pm
    A woman who says an Uber driver raped her in New Dehli, India, on Thursday accused the company in a lawsuit filed in U.S. court of failing to properly investigate the alleged assailant's background.
  • Yellowstone oil spills fuel arguments over Keystone line
    Associated Press | January 29, 2015 4:18 pm
    Oil pipeline accidents have become increasingly frequent in the U.S. as Congress presses the Obama administration to approve the Keystone XL pipeline -- a project that would pass near the spot where 30,000 gallons of crude spilled into Montana's Yellowstone River earlier this month.
  • Protest hits California city for linking with Vietnam city
    Associated Press | January 29, 2015 4:12 pm
    Hundreds of people gathered in Riverside on Thursday to protest its new sister-city relationship with a city in Vietnam, arguing that nation's communist government abuses human rights.
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