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Nation/World

Sheriff: 5 snowboarders killed in Colorado avalanche

GEORGETOWN, Colo. (AP) — Five snowboarders were killed Saturday afternoon in a backcountry avalanche on Colorado's Loveland Pass, authorities said.

Across America, a week of chaos, horror -- and hope

JESSE WASHINGTON,AP National Writer

Boy Scouts propose to lift gay ban for youth

DAVID CRARY,AP National Writer

Attorney: Man denies mailing suspected ricin

ADRIAN SAINZ,Associated Press

HOLBROOK MOHR,Associated Press

Gun control backers: Senate defeat won't stop us

ALAN FRAM,Associated Press

DAVID ESPO,Associated Press

Transcript of White House press conference on background checks

A transcript, provided by the White House, of remarks after the Senate defeated a bill requiring expanded background checks for gun purchases. Mark Barden, whose son was killed in a shooting in December at a school in Connecticut, spoke first:

Super voice gone: Pat Summerall dead at 82

By STEPHEN HAWKINS

AP Sports Writer

Obama statement on Boston bombings

Here is a transcript of a statement Tuesday morning by President Obama.

Patenting genes: Justices tackle big health issue

JESSE J. HOLLAND