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Minneapolis considers renaming Columbus Day on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/minnesota/2014/04/24/minneapolis-considers-renaming-columbus-day/8095427/ Minneapolis could join other government entities which have renamed Columbus Day, a federal holiday since 1937, but not observed in all states.
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The two Minnesota cousins killed by a man who claimed he was defending himself after they broke into his home were each shot multiple times, a medical examiner testified Thursday, and while the initial gunshots caused serious injury, they did not immediately kill the teens.
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Pope John XXIII left his imprint on humanity and the Catholic Church he led for fewer than five years, helping propel him to sainthood on Sunday.
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The man accused of attempting of setting a popular Seattle gay club on fire on New Years Eve may have been provoked to do so via an explicit email, Seattle's CBS-affiliate station KIRO-TV reports.
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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge say they are 'saddened' by death of Camilla's brother Mark Shand as it emerges he fell and hit his head as he went through revolving door at Manhattan bar Family awarded $3MILLION after court finds chemical exposure from fracking on land next to their home left them sick and suffering horror side effects Japanese MP ... (more)
A Detroit-area Catholic priest and his parish administrator were charged Wednesday with fraud and conspiracy in a scheme to steal nearly $700,000 from their church.
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A Connecticut man has been charged with making a call during the November Thanksgiving holidays in which he falsely claimed an armed man was on the way to shoot up Yale University, police said Wednesday.
A bust of a veteran who spearheaded the effort to establish the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford will be unveiled on Memorial Day.
Washington, Ill., is full of both optimistic signs and lots of construction crews as the town rebuilds after a half-mile-wide tornado devastated the area last November.
Yeah, Mother's Day is just about two weeks away on May 11, 2014 and it's time to start planning how to make Mom feel special this year.
Volunteer Tom Strain carries debris from an empty lot as part of an Earth Day cleanup effort in Camden, N.J. The Earth Day events celebrated on April 22 promote a sustainable and clean environment.
They include a 1939 Warsaw telephone directory published shortly before World War II.
The San Francisco Chronicle reported Monday that officials are proposing a 9 p.m. curfew on beach fires, to help rein in drunken revelry, unattended blazes and littering.
U.S. Sen. Edmund Muskie , author of the 1970 Clean Air Act, addressed an estimated 40,000 to 60,000 people at Earth Day in Philadelphia.
To mark the nation's 44th Earth Day on April 22, 2014, USA TODAY looks at a set of books that deal with environmental issues.