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Watch VideoAriz. Inmate Dies 2 Hours After Execution Began

Ariz. Inmate Dies 2 Hours After Execution Began

A condemned Arizona inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S. (July 23) Full Story

Watch VideoCrash Kills Teen Pilot Seeking World Record

Crash Kills Teen Pilot Seeking World Record

An Indiana teenager who was attempting to set a record for an around-the-world flight was killed when his plane crashed in the Pacific Ocean. His father, who was aboard the aircraft, was missing Wednesday. (July 23) Full Story

Entertainment Video News

Watch VideoUzo Aduba Says Emmy Nod Is 'Crazy'

Uzo Aduba Says Emmy Nod Is 'Crazy'

Uzo Aduba, who plays Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren on "Orange is the New Black," reacts to her Emmy nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress. She says fans love to quote their favorite "Orange" scenes or offer to be her "prison wife." (July 23) Full Story

Watch VideoEPA Gets Hip With Kardashian Tweet

EPA Gets Hip With Kardashian Tweet

The Environmental Protection Agency's fight to clean up water pollution got a splash of pop culture Tuesday, thanks to an Internet flub involving reality TV star Kim Kardashian. (July 23) Full Story

National

Arizona inmate dies 2 hours after execution began

Arizona inmate dies 2 hours after execution began

PHOENIX (AP) — A condemned Arizona inmate gasped for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S. Full Story

Entertainment

China's love and dating scene laid out on stage

China's love and dating scene laid out on stage

BEIJING (AP) — For many of today's Chinese youth looking for a partner, love takes second place to parental pressure, moving up the social ladder and a heavy dose of fear drummed into women that they will end up as "leftover." Full Story

Health

Boehner lauds doctor who saved lawmaker's baby

Boehner lauds doctor who saved lawmaker's baby

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a break from his chamber's often acrid political divisions, a choked-up House Speaker John Boehner prompted two bipartisan standing ovations on Wednesday when he praised the doctor who helped a congresswoman's infant survive a rare fetal condition. Full Story

World

US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The United States announced signs of progress in cease-fire talks Wednesday, but prospects for a quick end to the fighting were dim as Palestinian families fled fierce battles in southern Gaza and the death toll rose to more than 700 Palestinians and 34 Israelis. Full Story

Sports

Angels beat O's on bases-loaded walk in 8th

Angels beat O's on bases-loaded walk in 8th

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Kole Calhoun drew a bases-loaded walk from reliever Brian Matusz in the eighth inning after a tying RBI double by Erick Aybar, and the Los Angeles Angels pulled out a 3-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night. Full Story

Politics

Democrats stand by senator amid plagiarism claim

Democrats stand by senator amid plagiarism claim

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Sen. John Walsh said his unattributed use of others' work in his master's thesis was not plagiarism but "a few citations that were unintentionally left out of a term paper" that he blamed in part on post-Iraq war trauma. Full Story

Finance

Meat supplier in China scandal has global reach

Meat supplier in China scandal has global reach

NEW YORK (AP) — It isn't a household name, but the company at the center of a food scandal in China helps make some of the world's most popular foods, including the Big Macs and Quarter Pounders served at McDonald's locations. Full Story

Science & Tech

Wyoming cave with fossil secrets to be excavated

Wyoming cave with fossil secrets to be excavated

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — For the first time in more than 30 years, paleontologists are about to revisit one of North America's most remarkable troves of late Pleistocene fossils: The bones of tens of thousands of animals piled at least 30 feet deep at the bottom of a sinkhole-type cave. Full Story

Strange

New Jersey sues over Florida pizza shop logo

New Jersey sues over Florida pizza shop logo

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Turnpike Authority wants a Florida pizza shop to pay a big toll for using a logo similar to the Garden State Parkway's green and yellow signs. Full Story