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Arkansas executes 2 inmates on the same gurney, hours apart
VARNER, Ark. (AP) -- After going nearly 12 years without executing an inmate, Arkansas now has executed three in a few days - including two in one night....

Timeline of Arkansas execution from AP reporter
VARNER, Ark. (AP) -- A federal judge temporarily halted a second execution Monday night in Arkansas after attorneys said in a court filing that the first execution for Jack Jones "appeared to be tortuous and inhumane." The judge lifted the stay later in the evening and the second inmate, Marcel Williams, was executed....

Overcoming Opioids: Special schools help teens stay clean
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- When Logan Snyder got hooked on pills after a prescription to treat pain from a kidney stone, she joined the millions already swept up in the nation's grim wave of addiction to opioid painkillers....

Volunteers accompany US immigrants to court to allay fears
NEW YORK (AP) -- When Salvadoran immigrant Joselin Marroquin-Torres became flustered in front of a federal immigration judge in New York and forgot to give her asylum application, a woman she had just met stood up to provide it....

Trailblazing Colorado abortion law marks 50th anniversary
DENVER (AP) -- Tuesday marks 50 years since a groundbreaking Colorado law significantly loosened tight restrictions on legal abortions....

Study: Trump's hardball tactic on health care may backfire
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Going into this week's federal budget battle, the White House toyed with a hardball tactic to force congressional Democrats to negotiate on President Donald Trump's priorities....

Tough court on immigration serves as model for Trump plans
DEL RIO, Texas (AP) -- One by one, the Mexican men stood in the jury box, shackles rattling as they fidgeted slightly and pleaded guilty to crossing the U.S. border illegally....

Wells Fargo to face irritated shareholders at annual meeting
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Wells Fargo's top management and board of directors will face irritated investors Tuesday for the first big shareholder meeting since the scandal over the bank's sales practices led to an executive shake-up, fines and a dented reputation....

Aviation officer gives his version of United flight removal
CHICAGO (AP) -- The physician who was dragged off a United Airlines flight in Chicago this month was verbally and physically abusive, and flailing his arms before he lost his balance and struck his mouth on an armrest, according to the aviation officer who pulled the man out of his seat....

'This was real': Artifacts save Holocaust stories for future
BOWIE, Md. (AP) -- The small wicker doll chair was a modest toy, but it meant the world to Louise Lawrence-Israels. A gift for her second birthday, it was the only toy she possessed during the approximately three years she spent hiding from the Nazis in Amsterdam, just five blocks from the house where Anne Frank wrote in her diary....

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