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  • After Oklahoma City bombing, McVeigh's arrest almost went unnoticed

    After Oklahoma City bombing, McVeigh's arrest almost went unnoticed
    Like all the local legends in this little town, Charlie Hanger has a portrait hanging on the wall of the Kumback Cafe, between the photo of outlaw Pretty Boy Floyd (said to have once eaten the biggest steak in the place) and the state champion wrestling...
  • Troubadour from old Arizona clan tells great, great, great, great stories

    Ted Ramirez steadies his cowboy hat and slides behind an oversize cup of coffee at a trendy diner a few blocks from what remains of Tucson's first building, the Spanish fortress his great-great-great-great-grandfather had a hand in establishing. That'...
  • Overhaul of Medicare payments to doctors heads for bipartisan House passage

    Overhaul of Medicare payments to doctors heads for bipartisan House passage
    House leaders and national medical groups are working to save a potentially historic deal to overhaul the way Medicare pays doctors and head off a dramatic cut in physicians' fees slated to take effect next week. The unusual bipartisan legislation was...
  • Veterans' paid helicopter flight training should be rolled back, advocates say

    Veterans' paid helicopter flight training should be rolled back, advocates say
    Veterans groups told a congressional committee Tuesday they supported a proposal that would essentially eliminate government-paid helicopter flight training for former service members because it is wastefully expensive. Christopher Neiweem, a...
  • Creationist museum feels right at home in Idaho

    Creationist museum feels right at home in Idaho
    Stan Lutz doesn't get what the fuss is all about. So what if three state senators boycotted the morning prayer at a recent legislative session because a Hindu cleric delivered the invocation? It was anti-Christian, they argued, to have a Hindu bless the...
  • What are Ted Cruz's chances against other Republicans in 2016?

    What are Ted Cruz's chances against other Republicans in 2016?
    Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas kicked off the 2016 presidential race Monday by becoming the first major candidate to officially announce a run — no "seriously considering," no "weighing options," none of the typical gobbledygook meant to put an asterisk...
  • Diabetes study shows benefits of expanded Medicaid under Obamacare

    Diabetes study shows benefits of expanded Medicaid under Obamacare
    Low-income patients with diabetes are getting better access to medical care in states that have expanded Medicaid coverage through the Affordable Care Act, suggests a new study that provides one of the first indications of the sweeping law's health...
  • Teacher hopes Southeast's first LGBT school will be a haven

    Math teacher Christian Zsilavetz wants to work at a school where he can be himself — somewhere he can mention that he used to play girls basketball or was married to a man. Last year, when he asked his then-principal at a private school whether he...
  • South Carolina cop charged in shooting is 'wonderful person,' mother says

    South Carolina cop charged in shooting is 'wonderful person,' mother says
    Karen Sharpe on Friday visited her son, Michael, under circumstances no mother would ever want to endure. She saw Michael T. Slager, a former police officer charged with murder, from behind a glass prison partition. He wore a black-and-white striped...
  • Obama conquered the West for Democrats, but now it's back in play

    When President Obama claimed the Democratic nomination en route to the White House, he planted his party flag in this Rocky Mountain capital, vowing to end Washington's dysfunction and find elusive consensus around issues such as immigration, guns and...
  • Birmingham's Vulcan statue, often the butt of jokes, remains well-loved

    Birmingham's Vulcan statue, often the butt of jokes, remains well-loved
    The statue goes by just one name: Vulcan. Around this polite Southern metropolis, he's famous for his oversized head, manly beard, blacksmith's apron and fearsome spear he raises toward the sky. There's also a risque little feature that likens him...