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DENVER (Reuters) - Four people were stabbed, with one critically wounded, in a melee late on Thursday in a parking lot outside a stadium hosting a U.S. National Football League game, police said.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate Intelligence Committee and the Central Intelligence Agency still have major disagreements over a huge report the committee is trying to complete that is highly critical of harsh counterterrorism practices such as "waterboarding," which the agency used under President George W. Bush.
HOUSTON (Reuters) - The Houston school board gave preliminary approval on Thursday to a policy to stop using mascot names such as "Redskins" that reference Native American culture and have been called offensive by advocacy groups.
DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) - Iowa has reached a tentative agreement with federal officials on a plan to expand the number of low-income state residents eligible for Medicaid under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law, Iowa's governor said on Thursday.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Thousands of guns are being offered for sale illegally by unlicensed firearms dealers on a single U.S. website, according to a report released on Thursday by a group of U.S. mayors campaigning for gun control.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A massive cross that serves as part of a war memorial on a San Diego hilltop must be dismantled because it has been found to violate a constitutional ban on government endorsement of religion, a federal judge grudgingly ruled on Thursday.
(Reuters) - The former city manager for the scandal-plagued California city of Bell has agreed to plead guilty to federal conspiracy and tax charges, prosecutors announced on Thursday.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Managers and union leaders for San Francisco's commuter rail system, the nation's fifth largest, began talks on Thursday to mend a collapsed contract deal that has led to legal action and a possible return of transit strikes.