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'Let 1994 go': Simpson case's racial symbolism now a relic

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A generation later, OJ Simpson's racial symbolism is now largely a relic as black Americans wrestle with more familiar injustices. More>>

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Arizona tells armed drivers how to avoid deadly police stops

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Gun-friendly Arizona is trying to avoid deadly encounters between police and drivers by teaching armed motorists how they should handle themselves when they are pulled over. More>>

Mother sentenced to life terms for killing twin 2-year-olds

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An Arizona woman has been sentenced to two life terms plus 20 years in the 2015 drowning deaths of her 2-year-old twins and the attempting killing of a 3-year-old son. More>>

'Complete devastation' for some near California wildfire

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The people of the small, Northern California Gold Rush town of Mariposa are slowly making their way back home after a wildfire left the place a ghost town for most of the week. Some 61 homes have been destroyed by the blaze. More>>

Ex-escort gets 16 years for trying to have husband killed

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A former Florida escort convicted of trying to hire a hit man to murder her newlywed husband could get up to 20 years in prison at her sentencing hearing. More>>

Federal grand jury indicts US soldier on terrorism charges

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A federal grand jury in Hawaii has indicted a U.S. soldier for attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State group. More>>

California governor turns to housing, rail after climate win

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Gov. Jerry Brown's plea to lawmakers to renew California's signature climate change law proved fruitful, bolstering his credibility as a world climate leader. More>>

Lawsuit: Effects of 'bathroom bill' linger in North Carolina

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A revised lawsuit says transgender people in North Carolina say are still effectively prevented from using restrooms matching their gender identity under a law that replaced the state's notorious "bathroom bill.". More>>

Ohio prosecutor: Infant whose remains found was born alive

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Prosecutor says an infant whose remains were found buried in southwestern Ohio was born alive. More>>

Legal deal pulls money to teach tribal kids native language

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The small Hopi tribe is among 19 tribes in Arizona that lost some funding for schools when a land developer stopped making payments to an education trust fund. More>>

The Latest: Councilwoman suggests outsider for police chief

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Minneapolis police chief says she wants to let 'fresh set of leadership eyes' be in charge of department, resigns amid criticism over shooting of Australian woman who had called 911. More>>

Minneapolis chief resigns after shooting of Australian woman

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Minneapolis police chief says she wants to let 'fresh set of leadership eyes' be in charge of department, resigns amid criticism over shooting of Australian woman who had called 911. More>>

Alabama man to display head of 820-pound hog shot in yard

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A south Alabama man didn't even leave home to bag an 820-pound hog. More>>

California firefighters bring nearly dead dog back to life

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A California fire department says a little white dog named Jack is doing OK after a firefighter rescued him from a burning home and brought him back to life. More>>

O.J. Simpson will get his freedom, but then what?

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When O.J. Simpson gets out of prison in October after nine years, he will have some sports mementos, his NFL pension and, with any luck, certain life skills he says he acquired behind bars. More>>

Lifestyle changes to stave off Alzheimer's? Hints, no proof

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There are no proven ways to stave off Alzheimer's, but a new report raises the prospect that avoiding nine risks starting in childhood just might delay or even prevent about a third of dementia cases. More>>

California farm region plagued by dirty air looks to Trump Video included

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Officials at the San Joaquin Valley air district say they can't meet some federal standards, so they're seizing upon Donald Trump's election to wage a campaign against enforcement of ever-tightening rules. More>>

Powerful storms cause damage, flooding in Midwest

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Several hundred people have evacuated their homes in the small western Wisconsin community of Arcadia after heavy rain sent a creek over its banks. More>>

Apollo 11 bag laced with moon dust sells for $1.8 million

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A bag containing traces of moon dust is heading to auction _ surrounded by some fallout from a galactic court battle. More>>

World's plastic waste could bury Manhattan 2 miles deep

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New study finds that production of plastic is soaring; three-quarters ends up as waste. More>>

Al-Qaida suspect linked to cartoonist plot extradited to US

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An al-Qaida suspect linked to a plot to kill a Swedish cartoonist has been brought to Philadelphia from Spain to face terrorism charges. More>>

Reward tops $100K: Where did it come from and who gets it?

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When two Georgia inmates escaped from a prison bus leaving two dead guards in their wake, the reward for information leading to their capture rose quickly. More>>

Trump administration pulls health law help in 18 cities

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Shoppers will have fewer places to turn for help signing up for coverage on the Affordable Care Act's insurance exchanges after President Donald Trump's administration ended contracts that brought assistance into 18 cities. More>>

Abortion fight rages in Kentucky, which has just 1 clinic

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A federal judge has issued an order to keep protesters away from a "buffer zone" outside Kentucky's only abortion clinic, which is targeted by a national anti-abortion group. More>>

Minneapolis shooting brings unwelcome attention to Somalis

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An unarmed Australian woman's fatal shooting by a Minneapolis police officer who is a Somali-American has turned an unwelcome spotlight on the city's Somali community. More>>

Hawaii prepares for 'unlikely' North Korea missile threat

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Hawaii is the first state to prepare the public for the possibility of a ballistic missile threat from North Korea. More>>

Federal grand jury indicts US soldier on terrorism charges

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A federal grand jury in Hawaii has indicted a U.S. soldier for attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State group. More>>

Minneapolis police chief resigns after shooting by officer

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The Minneapolis police chief says an Australian woman should not have been shot to death by an officer responding to her 911 call and that she doesn't support the officer's actions. More>>

Wildfire leaves "complete devastation" in rural community Video included

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California fire officials say 29 structures have been destroyed by a blaze burning in the rugged mountains outside of Yosemite National Park. More>>

The Latest: Mayor nominates Arradondo as Minneapolis chief

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Minneapolis police chief resigns following fatal shooting of Australian woman by police officer. More>>

Former McCain rival suggests he resign because of cancer

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An Arizona Republican who tried to oust Sen. John McCain last year is suggesting that he resign because he's been diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer. More>>

Somalis in Minneapolis on defensive after police shooting

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The killing of an unarmed Australian woman by a Minneapolis police officer who is a Somali-American has turned an unwelcome spotlight on the city's beleaguered Somali community, where many again find themselves on the defensive. More>>

Quran submerged in lard mailed to California Islamic center

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Police are investigating the mailing of Quran submerged in a tub of what appeared to be pork lard to a Northern California Islamic center. More>>

Visa issues take spotlight after Burundi teens exit event

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Six teenage members of the Burundi robotics team may have 'self-initiated' their disappearance during an international competition in Washington, D.C. More>>

Sessions: Officials should consider harm of sanctuary city Video included

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Attorney General headed to Philadelphia on Friday to discuss so-called sanctuary cities. More>>

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week. More>>

US says ban on laptops in airplane cabins has been lifted

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The US says a 4-month ban on laptops in the cabins of some planes heading for the US is over. More>>

O.J. Simpson triumphant, others devastated as he gets parole Video included

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Barring any last-minute snafus, O.J. Simpson will walk out of prison a free man in about three months. More>>

Hemingway look-alikes gather in Key West for annual contest

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About 160 stocky white-bearded men resembling Ernest Hemingway have gathered in Florida to compete in the island city's annual Hemingway Look-Alike Contest. More>>

Utah's crowded Zion National Park may require reservations

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The sweeping red-rock vistas at Zion National Park are increasingly filled with a bumper crop of visitors, and now park managers are weighing an unusual step to stem the tide: Requiring tourists to make reservations. More>>

Kentucky told to pay attorney fees in same-sex marriage case

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Judge: Kentucky must pay more than $220,000 in attorneys' fees for clerk who refused marriage licenses for gay couples. More>>

Family of missing teen fisherman sues other boy's family

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The mother of a Florida teenager who disappeared along with his friend while on a boating trip is suing the other child's parents and grandfather, alleging they were negligent in letting the boys go out on the ocean alone. More>>

Ryan pitches tax reform at shoe factory as protesters gather

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U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan is heading to Massachusetts to tour a New Balance sneaker factory. More>>

Connecticut governor visits woman taking sanctuary in church

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Connecticut's governor is among those showing support for a woman trying to avoid deportation by seeking sanctuary in a New Haven Church. More>>

Judge OKs $11.2M settlement for hacked Ashley Madison users

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A federal judge has approved an $11.2 million settlement between the marital infidelity website Ashley Madison and users who sued after hackers released personal information, including financial data and details of their sexual proclivities. More>>

Police: Florida man, 85, loses $300K in online dating fraud

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Police say a 49-year-old woman swindled a man nearly twice her age out of more than $300,000 after he sought companionship on a dating app. More>>

Family almost didn't go to creek before flooding killed 10

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Tragedy has left a hole in an Arizona community after a close-knit family was lost in a flash flood while celebrating a birthday. More>>

Layoffs begin at Carrier plant that drew Trump's criticism

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More than 300 Carrier Corp. workers are working their final day at the company's Indianapolis factory as part of an outsourcing of jobs to Mexico that drew criticism last year from then-presidential candidate Donald Trump. More>>

Key events in OJ Simpson's fall from sports hero, movie star Video included

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O.J. Simpson's story represents one of the most dramatic falls from grace in the history of American pop culture. More>>

'Juice' will be loose: OJ Simpson granted parole in robbery Video included

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O.J. Simpson will command the world's attention once more as he pleads for his freedom before parole board. More>>

The Latest: OJ Simpson is granted parole in armed robbery Video included

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O.J. Simpson's supporters have arrived at a Nevada prison where the incarcerated former football star will ask a parole board for his freedom. More>>

Chief: Death of Australian woman 'should not have happened'

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A Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an Australian woman still hasn't spoken with investigators and doesn't have to. More>>

Homeland security secretary says ports a terrorism priority

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U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly says security at the nation's ports is a top priority to preventing terrorism. More>>

California parents trying to control kids can lose custody

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The California Supreme Court says the state can take wayward children away from their parents even when they are doing their best to control the kids. More>>

APNewsBreak: Claims of human rights abuses in Hawaii fleet

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A human rights complaint has been filed on behalf of foreign fishermen working in Hawaii's longline fishing fleet. More>>

Girl says her mom asked for forgiveness before stabbing her

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A 9-year-old girl who survived when her siblings and father were stabbed to death said she saw her mother stab the others and that her mother asked for forgiveness before stabbing her. More>>

No foul play: Burundi robotics teens likely meant to vanish

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Six teenage members of the Burundi robotics team have been reported missing after traveling to Washington for an international competition. More>>

The Latest: Official: NFL arena has panels like London tower

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Cleveland's chief building official says panels used on a city-owned NFL stadium are "similar if not identical" to those used on a London apartment tower that burned. More>>

Texas Senate aiming to move divisive bills at breakneck pace

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The Texas Senate has staged an unusual midnight floor session as conservatives who dominate the chamber rush to revive abortion restrictions, school vouchers and a "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people. More>>

Afghan team among medal winners at global robotics event

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Teams left with medals in a variety of categories at an international robotics competition in Washington that attracted teams of teenagers from more than 150 nations. More>>

Q&A: How Trump could help sink Obama health law

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How Trump could help sink Obama health law by withholding subsidy payments to insurers and declining to enforce the mandate to buy coverage. More>>

Fire racing near Yosemite park destroys dozens of structures Video included

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A wildfire burning in the rugged mountains outside of Yosemite National Park has destroyed eight structures and damaged another as it rages toward a Gold Rush era town. More>>

Trump exhorts Senate anew to rid US of Obamacare

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President Donald Trump says it's probably time to "just let Obamacare fail" after the latest humiliating heath bill collapse in the Senate. More>>

Attorneys general: Keep protections for sex assault victims

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Attorneys general from Pennsylvania, New Mexico and more than a dozen other states are urging U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to keep in place protections for survivors of sexual assault on college campuses. More>>

Rural hospitals face uncertainty with health care proposals

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Rural hospitals face prospect of struggling to stay viable as Republicans in Congress consider everything from outright repeal to gradual phase-out of Medicaid expansion. More>>

Miami boy's death shows powerful opioid's chilling potential Video included

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Authorities believe a 10-year-old Miami boy died of a fentanyl overdose after visiting a local pool last month, becoming one of Florida's littlest victims of the opioid crisis. More>>

Correction: John Glenn story

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Some plans to honor John Glenn didn't fly, but that hasn't stopped devotees of the late astronaut from pushing forward with other ideas. More>>

Minneapolis police officer has yet to talk to investigators

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The partner of a police officer who shot and killed an Australian woman who had called 911 told investigators he was startled by a loud sound near their squad car seconds before his partner fired his weapon. More>>

Feds reviewing Ohio police shooting of unarmed black man

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Two years after a white Ohio police officer fatally shot an unarmed black motorist in the head, the case is now in the hands of federal authorities. More>>

Remains found likely is 10th victim of Arizona flash flood

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Dozens of searchers are again combing an Arizona riverbed, looking for the body of a 27-year-old man missing since flash flooding killed nine family members. More>>

Los Angeles natural gas field to reopen, but fight still on

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The planned reopening of a massive Los Angeles natural gas storage facility that spewed methane for months has only renewed the fight over its future. More>>

Couple pleads guilty to enslaving children from South Korea

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A New York City couple has pleaded guilty to enslaving two children from South Korea who were in their care. More>>

Key events in OJ Simpson's fall from sports hero, movie star Video included

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O.J. Simpson's story represents one of the most dramatic falls from grace in the history of American pop culture. More>>

From sports star to inmate: OJ Simpson to plead for parole Video included

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Decades after dazzling sports fans and movie audiences, an aging O.J. Simpson will ask for parole after spending more than eight years in a remote Nevada prison for armed robbery and assault with a weapon. More>>

Parents sentenced in boy's fatal shooting of sister

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A judge has sentenced the parents of a 2-year-old girl fatally shot by her 6-year-old brother to probation and community service in the girl's death. More>>

Man pleads guilty to killing wife by setting her on fire

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A man who killed his wife by dousing her with gasoline and setting her on fire during an argument has pleaded guilty to murder. More>>

Gas storage field that leaked methane gets reopening OK

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California state officials have approved resuming operations at a Los Angeles gas storage facility where a blowout spewed methane for nearly four months. More>>

11 key players in OJ Simpson's parole hearing in Nevada Video included

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The Nevada parole board members who will decide if O.J. Simpson gets released from prison have experience in law enforcement, prisons, probation and social work. More>>

Sheriff's deputy convicted of smuggling in fishing scheme

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A former Massachusetts sheriff's deputy has been convicted of helping a fishing mogul known as "The Codfather" smuggle profits out of the country. More>>

Trump had second conversation with Putin in Germany

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President Donald Trump had a second, previously undisclosed conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin at a summit it Germany. More>>

Minnesota shooting shows underuse of police body cameras

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Killing of Australian woman by Minneapolis police officer shows body camera use depends on officers turning on devices, and often they don't do so. More>>

16-year-old from Minnesota ID'd as victim of John Wayne Gacy

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A Chicago-area sheriff has identified another victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy as a 16-year-old boy from Minnesota. More>>

5 killed in Salem witch hunt remembered on 325th anniversary

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The victims of the Salem witch trials are being honored by two Massachusetts communities. More>>

GOP targets Endangered Species Act as protections lifted

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Congressional Republicans are moving forward with legislation to roll back the Endangered Species Act, amid complaints that the 44-year-old law hinders drilling, logging and other activities. More>>

Cigarette consolidation: British American wins Reynolds

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Shareholders are deciding whether to merge British American Tobacco with Reynolds American Inc., a deal that would create the world's largest publicly traded tobacco company. More>>

AP Explains: How police, US feds team up to seize property

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AP Explains: The US Justice Department is dusting off a program called adoptive forfeiture that teams federal and local law enforcement to seize property from suspects, but critics remain opposed despite news safeguards aimed at curbing abuse. More>>

At least 15 arrested in MS-13 gang killings in New York

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A law enforcement official says at least a dozen members of the MS-13 street gang have been arrested on murder charges involving the massacre of four young men in a New York park in April. More>>

Hearing is believing: Speech may be a clue to mental decline Video included

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New research suggests that changes to speech may indicate you're developing thinking problems. More>>

NJ Transit weighs disciplinary actions over canceled trains

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New Jersey lawmakers are holding their first oversight hearing since the "summer of hell" track work at New York City's Penn Station got underway. More>>

Health plan's fall brings dread for 'Obamacare' recipients

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'Let it fail': Trump's push to repeal health care plan without replacing it feeds the dread that many Americans who are beneficiaries of the Affordable Care Act have endured for months. More>>

Police: Restaurant worker put newborn in trash to die

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Authorities say a 19-year-old woman gave birth at a restaurant where she worked and put the newborn into a trash bag. More>>

Deaths of 9 in Arizona raise questions about flood warnings

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The search for a man who was swept away in a flash flood that killed nine others at a swimming hole in central Arizona heads into its third day Wednesday. More>>

EPA promoting millions in funding for water programs

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The Environmental Protection Agency is considering a dozen proposed water and sewer projects for a program intended to leverage $25 million in federal funds to secure billions in additional public and private financing. More>>

Brown, lawmakers celebrate bipartisan cap-and-trade victory

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California's signature initiative to fight global warming will get another decade of life. More>>

Native American healing class sparks unique health textbook

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A new textbook is focusing on indigenous healing methods from the American Southwest and Latin America. More>>

'Game of Thrones' debut draws record 10.1 million viewers

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Women dominate Westeros as never before, and it's the same with the "Game of Thrones" ratings. More>>

Lawsuit claims Uber discriminates against wheelchair riders

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A nonprofit organization has filed a class-action lawsuit against Uber, claiming the ride-hailing service discriminates against New York City riders with disabilities by not providing enough access to vehicles that can accommodate wheelchairs. More>>

Privatization plan hits turbulence; supporters still upbeat

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A proposal that would turn the nation's air traffic control operations over to a non-profit corporation has hit some turbulence in the House. More>>

Case against officer who killed unarmed motorist is dropped

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An Ohio prosecutor is set to announce whether he will try a third time to convict a white former police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man during a traffic stop. More>>

Court: California med board justified in prescription probe

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The California Supreme Court says the state medical board did not violate patients' privacy when it dug through prescription data while investigating their doctor. More>>

Cautious Kansas Sen. Moran steps into health law spotlight

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Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran is a solid Republican stalwart who had a reputation for caution before he helped torpedo the latest Senate GOP plan for overhauling health care. More>>

US restoring asset seizures _ with safeguards

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The Trump administration will soon restore the ability of police to seize suspects' property with federal help. More>>

Ice cream chain dedicates flavor to baby hippo

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A popular baby hippo has expanded her influence to a Cincinnati-based ice cream chain by inspiring its new flavor Chunky Chunky Hippo. More>>

Police: Dealer charged with killing 4 claimed other slayings

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A pot dealer who confessed to killing four men on his family's farm last week also claimed to have killed two people in Philadelphia, but the city's police commissioner called the information "sketchy.". More>>

Deaths at swimming hole raise questions about flood warnings Video included

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An extended family that lost nine people to a roaring flash flood in an Arizona canyon was a tight-knit group that gathered in big numbers for nearly every occasion. More>>

Ex-school official: Radicals taught Mexican-American program

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The former state official behind a ban on a popular Mexican-American studies program in Tucson is scheduled to spend Tuesday testifying in federal court over the law Arizona passed that ultimately ended the program. More>>

Powerful opioid suspected in 10-year-old Miami boy's death Video included

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Authorities in Florida believe a 10-year-old boy who died with the painkiller fentanyl in his system is among the state's youngest victims of the opioid crisis. More>>

Health plan hinges on the young, but they're a tough sell

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The Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act hinges in part on enticing young adults into the insurance market, but they're a tough sell. More>>

Afghan girls' story was among many at global robotics event Video included

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An international robotics competition in Washington with teams of teenagers from more than 150 nations is in its final day Tuesday. More>>

California blaze destroys 8 structures near Yosemite

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Tall grass from a deluge of winter rains is fueling wildfires throughout the Western U.S., damaging more than a dozen homes in Nevada and threatening hundreds more structures in California. More>>

Officials: Australian woman shot after cops heard loud sound

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An Australian woman who called 911 to report what she believed to be an active sexual assault was shot and killed by a Minneapolis police officer. More>>

The Latest: Weather lookouts helping Arizona search crews

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An expanded search is underway for a man missing since floodwaters swept through an Arizona canyon, killing nine family members. More>>

Arson dog searches Honolulu high-rise for ignitable liquids

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Fire investigators from Hawaii's Big Island have arrived in Honolulu with an arson dog to search for "ignitable liquids" in the apartment where a deadly high-rise blaze started last week. More>>

Hastert faces sex-offender treatment with prison release

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Federal records show former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has been released from prison in Minnesota and transferred to a Chicago re-entry facility. More>>

Boy taking sailing lessons is hit by boat propeller, dies

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A 10-year-old boy taking sailing lessons that involved deliberately capsizing his boat in suburban New York has fallen from a rescue boat and been struck by its propeller and killed. More>>

Murder charge dropped in fatal stabbing of Houston boy, 11

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Prosecutors have dropped a murder charge against a homeless man accused of fatally stabbing an 11-year-old Houston boy as the child walked home from school last year. More>>

Funeral held for California boy, 5, alleged killed by father

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Mourners including the boy's devastated mother gathered at a funeral service for a Southern California 5-year-old who police say was killed by his father after a family trip to Disneyland. More>>

Australians see woman's shooting by police as US nightmare

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Australia's airwaves, newspapers and websites have been dominated by the death of a Sydney woman shot by police in Minneapolis. More>>

California rescuers free humpback snagged by fishing anchors

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Rescuers off California have freed a tangled-up humpback whale caught by fishing anchors dragging him to the ocean floor. More>>

Police: Notorious jewel thief arrested at Walmart

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Police near Atlanta say a notorious jewel thief has been caught stealing again, but she wasn't after sparkly gems this time. More>>

Co-founder of Purdue Pharma dies at 97

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The co-founder of Purdue Pharma, a Connecticut company that markets the powerfully addictive painkiller OxyContin, has died at age 97. More>>

Feds close inquiry into police shooting of Albuquerque man

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Federal prosecutors say there's not enough evidence to pursue criminal civil rights charges against the Albuquerque police officers who were involved in the 2014 fatal shooting of a homeless man that spurred public protest. More>>

Cities aiming to reclaim once-polluted rivers for swimming

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Intrepid swimmers are taking a dip in the once notoriously filthy Charles River as the event host pushes for a permanent feature that would allow visitors to enjoy the water without coming in contact with any leftover contaminants. More>>

Republican lawmakers give California climate law a boost

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A handful of Republican lawmakers proved unlikely allies for Gov. Jerry Brown this week in his quest to extend California's landmark law to combat global warming. More>>

California lawmakers buck party on cap and trade

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Republican votes in the Assembly proved critical to passing an extension of California's cap and trade program, which aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. More>>

Man who killed stepdaughter, abused corpse won't OK divorce

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A man convicted of killing his stepdaughter and having sex with her corpse is contesting the terms of a divorce from her mother. More>>

Honolulu mayor pushes sprinkler bill in wake of deadly fire

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Fire investigators have determined where a deadly fire began in a Honolulu high-rise apartment building, but they're still working to identify the cause. More>>

Jury: Railroad to pay $3.9M for train death of film worker

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Jury: CSX railroad must pay $3.9 million for role in movie worker's death on train bridge in Georgia. More>>

Montana faces double quandary over Medicaid expansion

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For all the uncertainty over the fate of a health care overhaul in Washington, Montana's working poor are already in a quandary. More>>

3 condemned Ohio inmates ask high court to delay executions

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Three condemned Ohio inmates ask U.S. Supreme Court to delay their executions. More>>

Afghan girls robotics team competes after visa obstacles Video included

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A robotics team of six girls from Afghanistan is competing in an international competition in Washington, after clearing visa obstacles that prompted intervention from President Donald Trump. More>>

Tsunami advisory canceled after Russia 7.8 earthquake

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A strong earthquake on the Russian side of the Bering Sea prompted a tsunami advisory for parts of the Pacific, including Alaska's remote Aleutian Islands and Russia. More>>

Funeral service set for state trooper killed in crash

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A Pennsylvania state trooper killed when his marked cruiser collided with a garbage truck last week will be laid to rest Tuesday. More>>

Correction: Long Island Gang Killings story

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Federal prosecutors have quietly unsealed an indictment saying three members of the MS-13 street gang were among those responsible for the April massacre of four young men found hacked to death in a Long Island park. More>>

Needles all over: What to do if you find syringes in public

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Needles everywhere: What to do and whom to call if you or your children find discarded syringes. More>>

Ex-cop to face 4th trial in killing of daughter's boyfriend

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Oklahoma prosecutor plans to try a white former police officer a fourth time in the shooting death of his daughter's black boyfriend. More>>

Jury: Railroad to pay $3.9M for train death of film worker

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Jury finds railroad responsible in movie worker's death on train bridge, awards $3.9 million in damages. More>>

California lawmakers extend landmark climate change law

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California lawmakers are nearing a high-stakes decision that will decide the fate of a climate initiative that Gov. Jerry Brown holds up as a model to be replicated around the world to confront rising global temperatures. More>>

Photographer sues Procter & Gamble over copyright issues

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A Cincinnati-area photographer is suing Procter & Gamble, saying the consumer products company didn't pay her for photos that appeared on Olay packaging worldwide. More>>

No Trump slump in tourism but there could be a Trump bump

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The Trump slump that the U.S. tourism industry worried about has not materialized, and in fact some say there might even be a Trump bump. More>>

Arizona flash flood kills 9 relatives celebrating birthday Video included

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Adults, teens and children as young as 2 were enjoying a summer afternoon by cooling off in an Arizona creek when the gentle waters turned deadly. More>>

The Latest: More crews, dogs to join search for missing man

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Authorities say the person who is still missing from a flash flood in central Arizona that killed nine other people isn't a 13-year-old boy. More>>

Man who pushed stranger in path of train acquitted of murder

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A man charged with killing a stranger by pushing him into the path of a New York City subway train has been acquitted. More>>

Relatives demand answers in fatal Minnesota police shooting

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The family of an Australian woman who was shot and killed by police in Minneapolis says they're trying to understand why it happened. More>>

The Latest: Honolulu mayor pushing bill requiring sprinklers

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Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell is planning to push a bill to require sprinklers in high-rise buildings in the wake of a fire that killed three people. More>>

Shuttered Mexican-American studies program back in court

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Arizona authorities are back in federal court in Tucson this week in a battle against a 2010 state law targeting ethnic studies in public schools that resulted in the shuttering of a popular Mexican-American studies program. More>>

State Dept expands 'close family' criteria for visas

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The State Department is expanding its definition of "close family" to include grandparents and other relatives that constitute a bona fide U.S. relationship for visa applicants and refugees from six mainly Muslim nations. More>>

Ex-Texas officer indicted on murder charge in teen's death

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Former Texas police officer indicted on murder charge in shooting death of black teenager who was leaving a party. More>>

Anti-abortion-rights activist found in contempt over videos

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A federal judge has found an anti-abortion activist known for clandestine videos of abortion-rights supporters in contempt of court. More>>

Cleanup planned for Fla. sinkhole, 5 homes still evacuated

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Cleanup efforts at the site of a sinkhole that swallowed two Florida homes and jeopardized a third house will begin in earnest on Wednesday, as county officials, geologists and insurance adjusters begin the process of figuring out what to do with the site. More>>

Ick-free and ready for a dip: Portland touts revived river

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Portland, Oregon, promotes river that runs through it as finally swimmer-friendly, sewage-free. More>>

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray orders police to wear body cameras

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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has ordered the city's police department to equip patrol officers with body cameras. More>>

Key events in OJ Simpson's fall from sports hero, movie star Video included

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O.J. Simpson's story represents one of the most dramatic falls from grace in the history of American pop culture. More>>

Investigators talk to plane's captain in taxiway close call

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Safety investigators interview captain of Air Canada jet that narrowly missed planes on the ground during a landing attempt at San Francisco International Airport. More>>

Capitol Police say individual drove into barrier, car

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The U.S. Capitol Police have set off two explosions to open the trunk of a suspicious vehicle. More>>

A look at deadly flooding incidents in slot canyons

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A look at deadly flooding incidents in slot canyons. More>>

Witness aided in sketch of suspect in Indiana teens' deaths

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A sheriff says a sketch of a man considered the main suspect in the February killings of two northern Indiana girls was drawn in part from descriptions provided by someone who saw the suspect around the time the girls were slain. More>>

Missouri becomes last state to create drug-monitoring plan

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Gov. Eric Greitens has signed an executive order making Missouri the final state to establish a drug monitoring program. More>>

US to offer 15,000 extra temporary worker visas this year

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The Homeland Security Department is set to make an extra 15,000 temporary worker visas available this year. More>>

Report: 'Walking Dead' stuntman fell head-first on concrete

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An assistant director told authorities a stuntman fatally injured during production of "The Walking Dead" fell head- and neck-first onto concrete. More>>

Man charged with killing wife in Uber car pleads not guilty

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A man accused of drunkenly shooting his wife to death during an Uber ride in Seattle pleaded not guilty Thursday to second-degree murder. More>>

Vigil held to remember 4 men found dead on Pennsylvania farm Video included

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Hundreds of family, friends and community members in Pennsylvania have gathered for a vigil to remember four missing young men who were killed and their remains buried on a sprawling family farm. More>>

Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau dies at 89

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A publicist for Martin Landau says the Oscar-winning actor and star of the "Mission: Impossible" TV series has died. More>>

Nevada Sen. Dean Heller is the man to watch on health bill

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With health care legislation hanging by a thread in the Senate, no lawmaker is under more pressure than Nevada's GOP Sen. Dean Heller. More>>

Some residents couldn't hear alarms in deadly Honolulu blaze Video included

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Some residents say there were no fire alarm sirens in the units at a Honolulu high-rise apartment building where three people were killed and a dozen injured. More>>

George A. Romero, father of the zombie film, is dead at 77

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George Romero, whose classic "Night of the Living Dead" and other horror films turned zombie movies into social commentaries and who saw his flesh-devouring undead spawn countless imitators, remakes and homages, has died. He was 77. More>>

Some residents couldn't hear alarms in deadly Honolulu blaze Video included

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A Honolulu high-rise blaze that killed at least three people and injured 12 was described as a 'horror movie' as flames exploded from windows. More>>

Canceled $30K wedding becomes dinner for Indiana homeless

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An Indiana woman decided not to let her cancelled $30,000 wedding to go to waste and threw a party for the homeless. More>>

9 dead, boy missing in flash flood in Arizona swim hole Video included

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A rural fire chief says at least four people were found dead and about a dozen more are missing after flash flooding poured over a popular swimming area inside the Tonto National Forest in central Arizona. More>>

JP Morgan beats Street 2Q forecasts

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JPMorgan Chase tops 2Q profit and revenue expectations. More>>

Face scans for US citizens flying abroad stir privacy issues

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Trump administration plans to require all U.S. citizens flying abroad to submit to face scans worries privacy advocates; No guarantee that the data won't eventually be retained in databases searchable by law enforcement, intelligence agencies. More>>

Airbnb host who canceled reservation over race fined $5,000

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An Airbnb host who made a racial remark after cancelling a California woman's reservation has been ordered to pay a $5,000 fine and attend a college course in Asian-American studies. More>>

The Latest: 9 dead, 1 still missing in Arizona flash flood Video included

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A woman who was hiking to an Arizona swimming hole where several people died in flash flooding says she saw people clinging to trees after the wall of water gushed down the trail near her. More>>

Texas 'bathroom bill' may shape 2018 GOP primary campaigns

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Though transgender "bathroom bills" fizzled in deep-red states across America, the issue is still white hot in Texas. More>>

Illinois has budget but no school funding plan

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Illinois still has no method to fund public education with school set to start next month for the academic year. More>>

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