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Obama at Hiroshima: 'Death fell from the sky'

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) -- Barack Obama on Friday paid tribute to the 140,000 people killed by the world's first atomic bomb attack and sought to bring global attention to his unfulfilled vision of a world without nuclear weapons, as he became the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima....
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Obama at Hiroshima: 'Death fell from the sky'

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) -- Barack Obama on Friday paid tribute to the 140,000 people killed by the world's first atomic bomb attack and sought to bring global attention to his unfulfilled vision of a world without nuclear weapons, as he became the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima....
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Visitors to Hiroshima memorial reflect on Obama's visit

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) -- Visitors to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park on Friday had this to say ahead of U.S. President Barack Obama's visit later in the day. Obama is the first sitting U.S. president to come to Hiroshima, a city devastated by a U.S.-dropped atomic bomb at the end of World War II....
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BY THE NUMBERS: The atomic bombing of Hiroshima

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) -- President Barack Obama visits Hiroshima on Friday, the first sitting American president to do so since the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb on the city in western Japan on Aug. 6, 1945. A second atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki three days later. The U.S. has said the bombings hastened Japan's surrender and eliminated the need for a U.S. invasion that would have cost many more lives. The toll on the two Japanese cities was heavy. Here's a look, by the ...
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Churchgoer charged in Sunday service slaying headed to trial

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A suburban Philadelphia church member has been ordered to stand trial on charges that he shot a fellow churchgoer to death after the victim became verbally disruptive during Sunday services and punched the man in the face....
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Poultry returning to state fairs, Farm Show, after ban

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A year-long poultry ban at state fairs in Pennsylvania is about to be ended....
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1 killed, 2 hospitalized after ATV, motorcycle collide

RICHFIELD, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a man is dead and two people were hurt after a motorcycle collided with an all-terrain vehicle in central Pennsylvania....
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US government set to release hurricane season outlook

MIAMI (AP) -- The U.S. government will release its forecast Friday for how many hurricanes and tropical storms are expected to form over Atlantic and Caribbean waters in the next six months....
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US senator testifies at congressman's corruption trial

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey testified for the prosecution Thursday in the trial of a congressman accused of trying to land an ambassadorship for a friend in exchange for a bribe....
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The Latest: 2nd man sentenced for stalking TV anchor

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Latest on sentencing for the stalkers of two TV news anchors (all times local):...
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Health insurers seek more big increases in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's insurance regulators are starting a review of health plans for coverage next year through the federal marketplaces, including several that seek premium increases in excess of 40 percent....
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Feds launch review of suburban Philadelphia city's police

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- The U.S. Justice Department is launching a review of a suburban Philadelphia police department at the city's request....
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Man convicted of killing lawmaker's 2 sisters gets life term

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A man convicted of killing two sisters of an Iowa state lawmaker was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without parole after a jury deadlocked on whether he should get the death penalty....
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Report: 1st US case of germ resistant to last resort drug

NEW YORK (AP) -- For the first time, a U.S. patient has been infected with bacteria resistant to an antibiotic used as a last resort treatment, scientists said Thursday....
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