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    May 18, 2010

    High court rejects juvenile life terms

    Unless guilty of homicide, they should get a chance to show they should be freed, justices rule 5-4.

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    May 18, 2010

    Court: U.S. can detain sex offenders

    The federal government has the power to act if dangerous prisoners are about to be freed.

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    May 18, 2010

    Auto dealers want to duck new loan rules

    They're lobbying Congress to be exempt from new regulations in the financial overhaul, but some object.

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    May 18, 2010

    Court grants asylum to president’s aunt

    CLEVELAND – A U.S. immigration court has granted asylum to President Obama’s African aunt, allowing her to stay in the country and setting her on the road to citizenship after years of legal wrangling, her attorneys announced Monday. The decision was made by a judge in U.S. Immigration Court in Boston and mailed out Friday. […]

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    May 18, 2010

    Militants kill prominent Afghan cleric

    Roadside bombings, assassinations, Taliban attacks and suicide blasts rage across Afghanistan.

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    May 18, 2010
    John S. Pistole

    Obama picks FBI official to lead TSA

    Deputy Director John Pistole is the president's third choice for the post.

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    May 18, 2010

    Afghan plane likely went down

    SALANG PASS, Afghanistan – Dense fog hindered rescuers who fanned out across mountainous terrain Monday to search for the wreckage of an Afghan passenger plane that vanished with 44 passengers on board. After receiving tips from local residents who heard a loud bang, Afghan authorities rushed to the Salang Pass, a major route through the […]

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    May 18, 2010

    Scientists worry about oil reaching Keys

    They fear that huge plumes of crude oil could soon get caught up in the so-called loop current.

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    May 18, 2010

    Bangkok cease-fire hinges upon fighters’ retreat

    The Thai government says the protest leader's offer is unlikely to achieve much, however.

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    May 18, 2010
    John Kerry, Herb Kohl, Charles Schumer

    Social Security gap can be fixed, new report says

    A Senate committee report due out today lays out options for fixing a $5.3 trillion shortfall.

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