Trailing Atlanta mayoral candidate requests a recount
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Trailing Atlanta mayoral candidate requests a recount

The trailing candidate in Atlanta's mayoral election runoff has requested a recount after the certified results showed her opponent winning by less than 1 percent.

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The Latest: Custer park officials evaluating wildlife status
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The Latest: Custer park officials evaluating wildlife status

Officials at South Dakota's Custer State Park are evaluating the wellbeing of animals on the park's popular wildlife loop road, where visitors often drive to see roaming buffalo

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Expecting dad stages his own pregnancy photo shoot

An expecting father in Massachusetts has shown off his paternal glow with a pregnancy photo shoot

Ex-polygamous sect leader gets nearly 5 years in fraud case
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Ex-polygamous sect leader gets nearly 5 years in fraud case

A former polygamous sect leader has been sentenced to nearly five years for his role in a carrying out an elaborate food stamp fraud scheme and for escaping home confinement while awaiting trial

Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith named to fill Franken seat
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Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith named to fill Franken seat

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has appointed Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to replace fellow Democratic Sen. Al Franken until a special election in November

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Deputy sheriff's 2 sons die in house fire near Philadelphia

Authorities say an early morning house fire outside Philadelphia has killed a deputy sheriff's two young sons

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Cancer scammers face new arrest after skipping sentencing

An arrest warrant has been issued for a New York couple who fraudulently pocketed thousands of dollars in donations for a 5-year-old boy with cancer and then missed a court sentencing

Prosecutor makes closing arguments at soccer bribery trial
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Prosecutor makes closing arguments at soccer bribery trial

A New York prosecutor says three former South American soccer officials charged in a corruption scandal failed to protect the interests of the sport's governing bodies

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Lawyer settles oil-spill-related defamation lawsuits

An attorney fired from the claims-processing office related to the 2010 BP oil spill has settled lawsuits claiming she was defamed

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Kentucky to investigate worker accused of sexual harassment

State officials have launched a second sexual harassment investigation of a corrections officer whose alleged behavior led to a $1.6 million jury verdict earlier this year