Crunch time: Health care sign-ups picked up in November but still far short as deadline nears
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NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Having already lost her 6-year-old son, Nicole Hockley insists she won’t lose the fight to reduce gun violence — no matter how long it takes.
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Lawyers representing two doctors and a Santa Fe woman with advanced uterine cancer began their opening statement on Wednesday in a case challenging a decades-old New Mexico law that prohibits assisted suicide.
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SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A federal court battle in South Florida involving a Jewish temple is pitting a city’s powers to designate historic buildings against the free exercise of religion.
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