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Same-Sex Marriage Supporters March Across America

Updated: 11/18/2008 - More than a week after voters in California, Arizona and Florida passed ballot initiatives outlawing same-sex marriage, thousands of people across the country protested the bans in simultaneous rallies Saturday.

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Southern California battles devastating wildfires

Updated: 11/18/2008 - YORBA LINDA, Calif. – Walls of towering flames pushed by Santa Ana wind raged through Southern California hills early Sunday after destroying hundreds of homes and forcing thousands of residents to flee.

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First in line no guarantee for inaugural tickets

Updated: 11/18/2008 - WASHINGTON – So your member of Congress has declared a first-come, first-served policy on handing out hard-to-get tickets to Barack Obama's presidential swearing-in. Sounds fair enough.

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President-elect Obama reaches out to former rivals

Updated: 11/18/2008 - WASHINGTON – Presidents typically say they want to be surrounded by strong-willed people who have the courage to disagree with them. President-elect Barack Obama, reaching out to Hillary Rodham Clinton and Republicans, actually might mean it.

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Space shuttle Endeavour soars toward space station

Updated: 11/18/2008 - HOUSTON – Speeding 17,000 miles an hour around Earth, space shuttle Endeavour aimed for a docking with the international space station Sunday to drop off a new housemate and deliver equipment which will change the outpost into a two-kitchen, two-bath, five-bedroom home.

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World leaders at economic summit vow to cooperate

Updated: 11/18/2008 - WASHINGTON – President George W. Bush underscored how dire the economic crisis has become when he told world leaders that he had agreed to a $700 billion rescue plan for financial institutions only after he'd learned the U.S. was at risk of sinking into a "depression greater than the Great Depression."

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Man Injured While Fighting Flames; Fire Intentionally Set

Updated: 11/18/2008 - A man has been taken to a local hospital with reports of burns on his hands, feet, and lower legs after he tried to put out a fire that broke out at his home. The fire has been determined to be intentionally set.

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Two Women Robbed At Gunpoint; Purses Taken

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Two women were robbed at gun point at Park South Apartments before 9 p.m. Saturday. Topeka Police say the suspect held a silver semi automatic handgun to one of the women's heads and demanded her purse.

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National Adoption Day in Kansas

Updated: 11/18/2008 - TOPEKA, Kan. - Nationwide, 129,000 children are in foster care, waiting to be adopted. On Saturday, National Adoption Day, Kansans helped reduce that number.

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Air turbulence likely caused Mexican jet crash

Updated: 11/18/2008 - The turbulent wake of a larger plane likely caused the crash of a government jet that killed Mexico's second-most powerful official, investigators said Friday, as they released a recording transcript showing the frantic pilots struggling to regain control of the plane.

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Fort Worth is 4th Episcopal diocese to break away

Updated: 11/18/2008 - The theologically conservative Diocese of Fort Worth voted Saturday to split from the liberal-leaning Episcopal Church, the fourth traditional diocese to do so in a long-running debate over the Bible, gay relationships and other issues.

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Absent Obama still a presence in the capital

Updated: 11/18/2008 - President-elect Barack Obama is an invisible force as foreign leaders and Congress convene separately in Washington, the economy at center stage.

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Trade group: US ag exports to Cuba hit record

Updated: 11/18/2008 - A U.S.-Cuba trade group says the island has spent a record $536 million for American agriculture goods through the third quarter, already surpassing all annual amounts since 2001.

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Bush says summit leaders agree to cooperate better

Updated: 11/18/2008 - President George W. Bush, closing an emergency economic summit, said Saturday that decisive action had been required in recent weeks to save the United States from possibly falling into "a depression greater than the Great Depression."

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Gay rights rallies nationwide over Calif. ban

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Gay rights supporters in the first state to allow same-sex couples to exchange wedding vows gathered Saturday to protest the California vote that banned gay marriage there and to urge supporters not to quit the fight for the right to wed.

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Man Pleads Guilty in KCK Slayings

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Wyandotte County prosecutors are now seeking a life sentence against a man who killed his pregnant ex-wife, her unborn child and the woman's 8-month-old daughter.

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