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Vintage typewriters gain fans amid ‘digital burnout’

ALBUQUERQUE – Typewriter enthusiasts gather at an Albuquerque restaurant to experiment with vintage Smith Coronas. Fans in Boston kneel in a city square and type stories about their lives during a...

DATE: June 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Amazon buying Whole Foods in bold move into brick and mortar

NEW YORK – Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a stunning move that gives it hundreds of stores across the U.S. – a brand-new laboratory for radical retail experiments that could revolutionize the way...

DATE: June 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Agencies slow methane rules opposed by oil, gas industry

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration is delaying two Obama-era regulations aimed at restricting harmful methane emissions from oil and gas production. The Environmental Protection Agency said it...

DATE: June 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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A ballgame of unity, spirit, friendly rivalry, won by Dems

WASHINGTON – Republicans and Democrats joined in a spirited, friendly rivalry Thursday at their annual Congressional Baseball Game, many fresh from the penetrating horror of the ballfield shooting...

DATE: June 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs captured after 1 year

SALT LAKE CITY – Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs was captured Wednesday while apparently living out of his pickup truck at a marina in southeast South Dakota following nearly a year on the run...

DATE: June 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Gunman wounds GOP congressman, then killed by police

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A rifle-wielding attacker opened fire on Republican lawmakers at a congressional baseball practice Wednesday, wounding House GOP Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana and several others...

DATE: June 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Conservative lawmaker who was shot known for love of baseball

WASHINGTON – Rep. Steve Scalise, a member of the House Republican leadership, is known for his love of baseball and the late-night meals he often serves his colleagues in his office near the...

DATE: June 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Sessions finds shield in executive privilege, but it might not be a strong one

WASHINGTON – Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ repeated refusal to answer lawmakers’ skeptical inquiries Tuesday draws on a long legal and political tradition: Private deliberations involving the...

DATE: June 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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North Korea frees American student

WASHINGTON – An American college student who has been in a coma, according to his parents, while serving a 15-year prison term in North Korea, was released and evacuated Tuesday as the Trump...

DATE: June 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Trump allies question Mueller probe

WASHINGTON – Criticism of special counsel Robert Mueller used to be off limits. No more. Some of President Donald Trump’s closest allies – including one of his sons – have begun questioning whether...

DATE: June 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Sheriff: Lawmen ‘desperately’ searching for killer inmates

ATLANTA – A sheriff said officers were “desperately” searching Tuesday for two inmates who somehow got through a gate inside a prison bus, killed two guards and got away. “My biggest worry is...

DATE: June 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Trump tells senators House health bill ‘mean’

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump told Republican senators Tuesday that the House-passed health care bill is “mean” and urged them to craft a version that is “more generous,” congressional...

DATE: June 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World