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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Anchorage residents are apparently not dressing to impress.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Brian Dewhurst always knew he would be a circus act.
NEW YORK (AP) — Just how far would a government go to protect us from ourselves?
COOS BAY, Oregon (AP) — Tom Paris called encouragement over his picket fence to about 400 small school children walking past his house in line in this Oregon coastal community's first tsunami evacuation drill.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense attorneys used a former baseball manager and a massage therapist to argue that Roger Clemens didn't change much physically late in his career, as they try to undercut the government's case that the pitcher turned to performance-enhancing drugs to prolong his time in the big leagues.
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The story of this spelling bee champion begins in the car, on the daily commute to kindergarten with father at the wheel.
BOSTON (AP) — Fresh from a favorable ruling by a federal appeals court, Dorene Bowe-Shulman can't wait for the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on whether same-sex married couples should get the same federal benefits as heterosexual couples.
ABOARD A US MILITARY AIRCRAFT (AP) — Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is traveling through Asia this week, determined to show the U.S. is serious about shifting its focus to the region, amid growing worries about China's increasingly aggressive posture and North Korea's nuclear ambitions.
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The National Spelling Bee is — of course — all about words. But their faces say it all, too. The pondering, confusion, relief and ultimately — either triumph or defeat. The kids competing in the spelling bee were whittled down to 50 and eventually two and finally one on Thursday night.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-controlled House approved legislation Thursday to boost health care spending for veterans and provide more money to compensate record numbers of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans claiming service-related disabilities as they return home.