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Immigration debate roils politics in ... Maine?
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) -- In the whitest U.S. state, thousands of miles from the Mexican border, the debate over immigration is quickly becoming a central issue in one of the nation's most closely watched governor's races....

NYC uses food trucks to bring summer meals to kids
NEW YORK (AP) -- Within minutes, the line at the food truck parked on a busy Queens thoroughfare extended several people deep. Hipster foodies looking to sample vegan pizzas or fusion tacos?...

Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors
WASHINGTON (AP) -- More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute....

Doctor who contracted Ebola in grave condition
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- Kent Brantly always wanted to be a medical missionary, and he took the work seriously, spending months treating a steady stream of patients with Ebola in Liberia....

Abuse suspect dead; 2 marshals, NY policeman hurt
NEW YORK (AP) -- A California man who skipped town after being accused of molesting a boy was killed and three law enforcement officers trying to arrest him were wounded in a daytime shootout inside a small smoke shop in one of New York's most bustling neighborhoods, officials said....

Indian senior community part of growing niche
TAVARES, Fla. (AP) -- When Arun and Usha Pancholi were deciding where to spend their retirement years, they wanted a place that combined the culture and camaraderie of life in India with the comforts and conveniences they had grown accustomed to after nearly five decades in Minnesota and Ohio....

Man charged in teen's 9-month disappearance
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- A New Hampshire man was arrested Monday and charged with kidnapping 15-year-old Abigail "Abby" Hernandez more than nine months ago sometime after she left Kennett High School in Conway....

2 arraigned, denied bail in deadly Pa. carjacking
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Two men accused of carjacking a woman in north Philadelphia and plowing into a family selling fruit on a street corner, killing three children, have been ordered held without bail....

Federal court: Virginia marriage is for all
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- An appeals courts' decision to strike down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban adds to the growing list of decrees on a hot-button issue that will likely end up being decided by the U.S. Supreme Court....

Relieved evacuees return after California wildfire
SHINGLE SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) -- Most of the 1,200 people driven to evacuate by a Northern California wildfire that destroyed 13 homes have been told they can safely return after a series of steady gains in the firefight....

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