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Md. Gov. highlights $210 million worth of Purple Line cuts

Two weeks after Gov. Larry Hogan announced the state would reduce its portion of funding for the Purple Line, he is now detailing some of the 43 potential cuts aimed at reducing the project's price tag.

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Calif. right-to-die bill struggling amid religious fight

A bill that would allow California doctors to help terminally ill patients end their lives is struggling to muster support due to both religious and practical concerns.

13 coffins: Italy buries 1st bodies from migrant shipwreck

Italy has begun to bury victims pulled from the underwater wreckage of a fishing boat that capsized and sank killing hundreds of migrants on board.

Study: Gen Xers getting used to high debt loads

Generation X is not only getting deeper in debt than the baby-boom generation, but experts say it's bad news for long-term finances.

Endless sequels spell suicide for Hollywood creativity

“Terminator Genisys” couldn’t unseat “Jurassic World” at the box office. But a larger problem looms in Hollywood.

Frightening Daytona wreck puts NASCAR safety in spotlight

Austin Dillon walked away with minor injuries after a horrific crash. Now, NASCAR is reviewing what happened. (Photos)

Thousands of birds abandon eggs, nests on Florida island

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