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Indian film awards arrive in Tampa, Fla., but why?
The so-called Bollywood Oscars have been held in Macau, Singapore, London — and now, Tampa?
Indictment: Prosecutor targeted in kidnapping plot
A North Carolina prosecutor was the intended target of an elaborate kidnapping plot, but the kidnappers looked up the wrong address on the Internet and abducted the prosecutor’s father instead, according to an indictment released Tuesday.
Republican activists push party on gay marriage
As bans against gay marriage crumble and public opinion on the issue shifts rapidly, some Republicans are pushing the party to drop its opposition to same-sex unions, part of a broader campaign to get the GOP to appeal to younger voters by de-emphasizing social issues.
Missouri executes inmate for 1993 farm slaying
Missouri executed an inmate early Wednesday only a few miles from the farm where prosecutors say he orchestrated the 1993 killing of a couple whose cows he wanted to steal.
10 Things to Know for Wednesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday.
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A bipolar doctor probes the brain on 'Black Box’
ABC’s brainy new medical drama “Black Box” does a neat trick: It dares viewers to imagine for themselves the cost-benefit ratio of addiction, and does it without taking a firm stand.
Courthouse violence unpredictable despite security
When Utah’s new federal courthouse opened last week, it came with security improvements that are becoming standard around the country: separate entrances and elevators for judges, defendants and the public; bullet-resistant glass and paneling; and vehicle barricades to keep car bombs at bay.
Lucey is tops in Iowa’s ‘Beautiful Bulldog’ event
Lucey is a slobbering 18-month-old pooch whose human family dreams of making her a therapy dog.
Cuban-American leaders helped ’Cuban Twitter’
Leaders with the largest nonprofit organization for young Cuban-Americans quietly provided strategic support for the federal government’s secret “Cuban Twitter” program, connecting contractors with potential investors and even serving as paid consultants, The Associated Press has learned.
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