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High court rejects case of ex-lawyer for 'DC Madam'

The U.S. Supreme Court won't hear the case of the former lawyer to "D.C. Madam" Deborah Jeane Palfrey. Montgomery Blair Sibley wanted to release her escort service phone records saying they could impact the presidential election. He's now mulling his options.

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Sick-out by teachers shuts nearly all Detroit public schools

More than 45,000 students missed classes after about half the district’s teachers called out sick to protest the possibility that some of them won’t get paid over the summer.

Cheering Cubans greet first cruise ship from US in decades

The first U.S. cruise ship in nearly 40 years crossed the Florida Straits from Miami and pulled into Havana Harbor on Monday, restarting commercial travel on waters that served as a stage for a half-century of Cold War hostility.

Battle of the bowl: How to wean your kids off the sugar-Os

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Virginia GOP lawmakers to sue over felons’ voting rights

Republicans say the governor has overstepped his constitutional authority to help the campaign of his friend and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

Battle brewing at Starbucks: Lawsuit over too much ice

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Melanoma Monday: Building awareness of a cancer that can kill

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Former war pilot picked as next Air Force chief of staff

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