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  • WORLD

    Ex-Senegalese president to retry homecoming

    A Senegalese party official says the former president plans to return home on Thursday after finally receiving permission for his plane to land for what was supposed to be his triumphant homecoming after two years abroad.

  • NATION

    Gun carry rights expanded in Ga. under new law

    Criticized by one group as the "guns everywhere" bill, Georgia took a big step Wednesday toward expanding where licensed carriers can take their weapons, with the governor signing a law that allows them in bars without restriction and in some churches, schools and government buildings under certain...

  • WORLD

    UN seeks probe of alleged chlorine gas in Syria

    The U.N. Security Council called for an investigation Wednesday into reports of alleged chlorine gas use in some Syrian towns, causing deaths and injuries.

  • BUSINESS - NATION / WORLD

    Facebook 1Q results soar; CFO to step down

    Facebook's earnings nearly tripled and revenue grew sharply in the first quarter, surpassing Wall Street's expectations thanks to an 82 percent increase in advertising revenue.

  • NATION

    Ark. coach announces signing of point guard

    Arkansas men's basketball coach Mike Anderson has announced that Seminole State College point guard Jabril Durham has signed a letter of intent to join the program for the upcoming season.

  • WORLD

    SKorean city full of grief prepares for more

    The altar of the memorial is a wall of white and yellow flowers and greens, surrounding photos of 47 students and teachers whose bodies have been identified after being recovered from the ferry Sewol. There is room for many, many more pictures.

  • ENTERTAINMENT

    Ohio women held captive seek Joan Rivers' apology

    Attorneys for two women held in a Cleveland home and abused for a decade say Joan Rivers should apologize for comparing living in her daughter's guest room with the captivity they experienced.

  • WORLD

    Syrian lawmaker first to announce presidential bid

    A Syrian lawmaker registered as a candidate Wednesday for the country's June 3 presidential election, becoming the first official contender in a vote that will take place during the country's civil war and one that embattled President Bashar Assad likely will win.

  • POLITICS

    US weighs clemency for inmates jailed for 10 years

    The Obama administration is encouraging many nonviolent federal prisoners to apply for early release — and expecting thousands to take up the offer. It's an effort to deal with high costs and overcrowding in prisons, and also a matter of fairness, the government says.

  • NATION

    Fla. passes bill to make killing fetuses a crime

    Florida legislators responding to the case of a Tampa-area woman tricked into taking an abortion pill passed a bill Thursday that would make it a crime to kill or injure a fetus at any stage of development.

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