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Families wait in rain to ID lost loved ones in Sierra Leone

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Sierra Leone prepares for mass funerals after mudslides as hundreds still missing. More>>

SKorea looks to jumpstart diplomacy in NKorea standoff

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A South Korean conservative party has called for the United States to bring back tactical nuclear weapons to the Korean Peninsula to better cope against North Korean threats. More>>

Donald Trump's die-hard supporters show no signs of straying

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Even as some Republican leaders distance themselves from Trump, his most ardent grassroots supporters remain thrilled. More>>

Federal court: Arkansas can block Planned Parenthood money

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A federal appeals court panel has ruled that Arkansas can block Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood over videos secretly recorded by an anti-abortion group. More>>

Charlottesville violence revives painful past for minorities

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The violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, revived a painful past for minorities and the activists who once led the civil rights movement. More>>

Ousted chief justice makes runoff in Alabama Senate race

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Alabama Sen. Luther Strange will face off with Ten Commandments judge Roy Moore in a Republican runoff for the Senate seat that previously belonged to Attorney General Jeff Sessions. More>>

Business execs shunned Trump panels before he disbanded them

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The CEO of Campbell Soup is resigning from a White House jobs panel over comments about racism made by President Donald Trump. More>>

Scientists potentially narrow MH370 search area to 3 spots

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Scientists have potentially narrowed the search area for the missing Malaysian airliner to three specific locations in the southern Indian Ocean. More>>

Egypt archaeologists discover tombs dating back 2,000 years

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Egyptian archaeologists discover tombs dating back more than 2,000 years, from the Ptolemaic Period. More>>

Is it really Lyme? Researchers developing a new test to tell

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Diagnosing if a tick bite caused Lyme or something else can be difficult but scientists are developing a new way to catch the disease early _ using a "signature" of molecules in patients' blood. More>>

Express Scripts to limit opioids; doctors concerned

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Nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager will soon limit opioids prescribed to first-time users; American Medical Association criticizes move. More>>

New life for Medicaid after GOP's health care debacle

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A 1960s Great Society program, Medicaid gets new life after Republican health care bill collapses. More>>

Report: Higher premiums if Trump halts 'Obamacare' subsidies

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Congressional Budget Office: Higher premiums, fewer insurance options if Trump halts 'Obamacare' subsidies. More>>

On a chaotic day in DC, Trump goes after Amazon, again

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President Donald Trump is renewing his attacks on Amazon, and he says the company is "doing great damage to tax paying retailers.". More>>

Trump isolation growing as business panels dismantled Video included

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President Donald Trump is defiantly blaming "both sides" for the weekend violence between white supremacists and counter-demonstrators in Virginia and rebuffing the widespread criticism of his handling of the emotionally-charged protests. More>>

Russian ex-minister on trial for bribery blames Putin ally

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A Russian ex-economic development minister on trial for allegedly accepting a $2 million cash bribe has accused the head of Russia's largest oil company of setting him up. More>>

10 Things to Know for Thursday

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Among 10 Things to Know: Confederate monuments removed, Trump's business councils collapse, insurer limits opioid use. More>>

Virginia clashes bring attention to anti-fascist movement

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The deadly white nationalist demonstration in Virginia has brought new attention to an anti-fascist movement whose members have been a regular presence at protests around the country in the last year. More>>

Charlottesville victim's mother urges 'righteous action'

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Mourners will gather in Charlottesville on Wednesday to honor the woman who was killed when a car rammed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally. More>>

5 missing after Army helicopter goes down, items found

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The U.S. Coast Guard and military crews are responding to a report that an Army helicopter with five aboard went down in the ocean off Hawaii. More>>

Republican leaders dance around Trump remarks

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The Senate's top Republican is condemning the "messages of hate and bigotry" carried by the KKK and white supremacist groups. More>>

The Latest: Trump disbands business panel as fallout spreads

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A White House official says Hope Hicks, President Donald Trump's longtime aide, will serve temporarily as White House communications director. More>>

New UK aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth arrives at port

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Britain's new flagship aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth has arrived at its home port in southern England to great fanfare. More>>

Raw feelings close to the surface at Fox over Trump remarks

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Fox News Channel anchor Kat Timpf says she's taken aback and threatened by the angry response to her comments criticizing President Donald Trump's reaction to the Charlottesville protest. More>>

AP FACT CHECK: Viral photo doesn't show 'antifa' beating cop

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A widely spread photo that appears to show an anti-fascist activist beating a police officer is a doctored image. More>>

Back to bomb shelters? North Korea threats revive nuke fears

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With angry threats between the US and North Korea escalating, an American public looks at the possibility of returning to a Cold War era of possible nuclear war that once appeared to be over. More>>

Mayor: Baltimore statues came down 'quietly, quickly'

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Confederate monuments in Baltimore were quietly removed and hauled away on trucks in darkness early Wednesday, days after a violent white nationalist rally in Virginia that was sparked by plans to take down a similar statue there. More>>

'Please don't let her be dead': man who saved fiancee

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With tires screeching and bodies flying, Marcus Martin shoved his fiancée away at the last second from a car charging through a crowd of peaceful protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia. More>>

Winner of Utah GOP primary cuts nuanced stance on Trump

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Moderate Utah mayor wins 3-way GOP primary for Chaffetz seat. More>>

Lucky carrot: Alberta woman finds mother-in-law's lost ring

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A Canadian woman who lost her engagement ring 13 years ago while weeding her garden on the family farm is wearing it proudly again after her daughter-in-law pulled it from the ground on a misshapen carrot. More>>

The Iowa State Fair is opening. Time to visit the Butter Cow

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More than 1 million people typically visit the Iowa State Fair annually, and sometimes it seems like all of them are clustered around the Butter Cow. More>>

Couple's arranged marriage turned into 19-year 'love story'

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A Minnesota couple who began their life together through an arranged marriage nearly 20 years ago are about to renew their vows. More>>

The Latest: FBI sets up tip line for information on rally

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Inside the theater where mourners are gathering for a memorial service, a slide show is playing on a large screen showing a variety of photos of Heather Heyer smiling with friends. More>>

Police: Teacher let son sell LSD and allowed teens to use it

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An Ohio elementary school teacher faces criminal charges over allegations she let her 15-year-old son sell drugs and let teenagers use the psychedelic drug LSD in her home. More>>

Racial politics haunt GOP in the Trump era

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President Donald Trump's response to a violence clash with neo-Nazis in Virginia highlights an intensifying political challenge for the Republican Party. More>>

Science Says: Lightning is zapping fewer Americans, not more

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Lightning _ once one of nature's biggest killers _is claiming far fewer lives in the United States, mostly because we've learned to get out of the way. More>>

Big Ben backlash: Plan to silence beloved bell under review

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Officials at the British Parliament say they will review plans to silence Big Ben during four years of repairs after politicians criticized the lengthy muting of the beloved bell. More>>

Trump leaves top strategist's future in limbo: 'We'll see' Video included

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President Donald Trump won't say whether he plans to keep top White House strategist Steve Bannon. More>>

The Latest: Strange, Moore head to runoff in GOP Senate race

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Sen. Luther Strange and former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore are headed to a Republican primary runoff to fill the U.S. Senate seat previously held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. More>>

Lawsuit claims rodent was baked into Chick-fil-A sandwich

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A lawsuit claims a suburban Philadelphia woman got an extra topping in her Chick-fil-A sandwich: a dead rodent. More>>

Man drives himself to hospital with nail in his heart

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The doctor who operated on a Wisconsin man who shot himself with a nail gun says the nail punctured the patient's heart. More>>

UK vows Brexit won't mean the return of Irish border posts

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Britain says there must be no border posts between Northern Ireland and the Irish republic after Brexit. More>>

Afghan migrant 'Little Picasso' offered Serbian citizenship

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A 10-year-old migrant from Afghanistan, who has been nicknamed "Little Picasso" because of his talent for painting, and his family offered Serbian citizenship. More>>

Netflix wins 'Scandal' creator Rhimes in blow to Disney, ABC

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Shonda Rhimes, the creator of the popular television series "Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy," has signed a deal to make new series for Netflix. More>>

Moore, Strange in GOP runoff in Alabama Senate race

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Alabama voters will be casting ballots Tuesday in party primaries for the U.S. Senate seat previously held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. More>>

Report: Woods had marijuana, painkillers in system at arrest

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A toxicology report shows that Tiger Woods had the active ingredient for marijuana, two painkillers and two sleep drugs in his system when he was arrested for driving while intoxicated. More>>

10 Things to Know for Today

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Among 10 Things to Know: Charlottesville to mourn woman killed at rally in memorial; Defiant Trump renews criticism of 'both sides' in protest; China urges US, North Korea to 'hit the brakes' on threats. More>>

Social media harnessed to expose white nationalists at rally

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Social media harnessed to expose white nationalists who attended violent rally in Charlottesville. More>>

Maria Sharapova granted wild-card entry into US Open

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Maria Sharapova granted a wild-card invitation for the U.S. Open's main draw; her first major in 1 ½ years after sitting out 15 months for a drug ban. More>>

Fox removes video with cars plowing through demonstrators

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Fox removes video from its web site depicting cars plowing through demonstrators, saying it was 'inappropriate.'. More>>

Daniel Craig announces return as James Bond

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Daniel Craig will return for a fifth go-around as James Bond. More>>

More than spectacle: Eclipses create science and so can you

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Next week's stunning solar eclipse in the United States will generate as much science as oohs and aahs. More>>

Police doubt life jacket is linked to missing Swedish woman

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Life jacket find in Denmark submarine case unlikely related. More>>

More than 300 dead, 600 missing in Sierra Leone mudslides Video included

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Death toll in Sierra Leone mudslides expected to rise; more than 300 reported killed. More>>

China tells US, North Korea to 'hit the brakes' on threats

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North Korea say that leader Kim Jong Un was briefed on his military's plans to launch missiles in waters near Guam days after the Korean People's Army announced its preparing to create "enveloping fire" near the U.S. military hub in the Pacific. More>>

Violence adds momentum to removal of Confederate statues

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Deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, fuels another re-evaluation of Confederate statues. More>>

Business leaders quit Trump panel; he hits back hard

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The CEOs of athletic wear manufacturer Under Armour and pharmaceutical company Merck resigned Monday from the White House's American Manufacturing Council. More>>

AP Fact Check: What Trump said about Virginia protesters

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President Donald Trump is defending his response to Saturday's racially-charged protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, but his combative exchange with reporters Tuesday at times mischaracterized the message and purpose of event. More>>

The Latest: Paul Ryan tweets 'white supremacy is repulsive'

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The leaders of four minority House caucus groups have written a letter on President Donald Trump calling for the removal of White House staff aides Steve Bannon, Stephen Miller and Sebastian Gorka. More>>

Trump says 'we'll see' what happens to his top strategist Video included

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President Donald Trump won't say whether he plans to keep top White House strategist Steve Bannon. More>>

Defiant Trump insists anew: Blame both sides for violence Video included

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President Donald Trump is back in the New York skyscraper that bears his name, but the furor over his reaction to race-fueled clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend shows few signs of dying down. More>>

Trump signs order to speed infrastructure construction

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President Donald Trump says he's signing a new executive order "streamlining" the federal permitting process to speed up construction of transportation, water and other infrastructure projects without harming the environment. More>>

DJ in Taylor Swift case wasn't interested in backing down

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Soon after a jury determined that Taylor Swift had been groped by a radio station host before a concert in Denver, the singer-songwriter vowed to become a voice for other victims of sexual assault. More>>

Trump comments please, anger, then please hate group leaders

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President Donald Trump's denouncement of hate groups has disappointed and even angered some of the white nationalists, white supremacists and neo-Nazis who supported and felt emboldened by his presidential campaign. More>>

Moderate Utah mayor wins 3-way GOP primary for US House seat

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Three GOP candidates hoping to replace Jason Chaffetz in Congress will face off in a special election Tuesday after weeks of the candidates trying to burnish their conservative credentials and fend off attack ads from deep-pocketed outside groups. More>>

Thousands flee as Iraq steps up airstrikes on IS-held town

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Thousands of Iraqis have fled an Islamic State-held town west of Mosul as Iraqi and coalition warplanes step up strikes ahead of a ground offensive to drive out the militants. More>>

US vet returns dead Japanese soldier's flag to emotional kin

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U.S. World War II veteran returns a calligraphy-covered Japanese flag he took from a dead soldier 73 years ago to tearful and grateful family. More>>

Texas Senate OKs restricting insurance coverage for abortion

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The Republican-controlled Texas Legislature is poised to restrict insurance coverage for abortions over the objections of opponents who are decrying that no exception would be made in cases of rape or incest. More>>

The Latest: Curtis wins GOP primary for US House seat

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A popular mayor has won Utah's Republican primary to become the overwhelming favorite to fill the U.S. House seat vacated by Jason Chaffetz. More>>

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

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Among 10 Things to Know: Deadly rally accelerates removal of Confederate statues; Both Korean leaders, US signal turn to diplomacy amid crisis; Dubai magnate tied to Trump brand seeks new ventures abroad. More>>

US decries Islamic State 'genocide' of Christians, others

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The Trump administration is denouncing the Islamic State group for carrying out 'genocide' against Christians and other religious minorities in areas under its control. More>>

13 killed when huge tree crashes down on Portuguese festival Video included

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Portuguese media reports that several people have died when they were crushed by a falling tree on the island of Madeira on Tuesday. More>>

Trump seeks probe by his trade office of China's practices

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Even as he seeks Beijing's help with North Korea, President Donald Trump is poised to seek a trade investigation of China for the alleged theft of American technology and intellectual property. More>>

Mindy Kaling announces pregnancy, talks parenting

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Mindy Kaling has confirmed pregnancy rumors and says she's excited to be a mom. More>>

Protesters topple Confederate statue in North Carolina

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Protesters in North Carolina toppled a statue of a Confederate soldier that had stood for nearly a century in a protest Monday against racism. More>>

Pick 6: Transfers outside of QB who could have big impact

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Pick 6: Transfers, outside of quarterbacks, who could make immediate impacts at their new schools. More>>

Crosby: Talent, not politics, behind Nugent's Rock Hall snub

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David Crosby says fellow rocker Ted Nugent has been kept out of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame because he's not good enough, not because of his politics. More>>

Hillary Clinton's pastor plagiarized prayer at heart of book

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Hillary Clinton's pastor admits he plagiarized parts of the prayer he sent her the day after she lost the presidential election. More>>

Judge, Sanchez each hit 40th HR to lift Yanks over Mets 4-2

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Aaron Judge hit a tying home run in the sixth inning, Aaron Hicks and Gary Sanchez went deep in the eighth and the New York Yankees rallied to beat the Mets 4-2 in the first of four Subway Series matchups this week. More>>

Not Sorry: Oprah lets go of 'emotional burden' of weight

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At 63, Oprah Winfrey isn't apologizing for anything, especially her weight. More>>

Scaramucci: If it were up to me, Bannon would be gone

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Short-lived White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci says if it were up to him, top adviser Steve Bannon would be gone from President Donald Trump's administration. More>>

Cristiano Ronaldo banned for 5 games after pushing referee

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Cristiano Ronaldo has been banned for five matches after shoving a referee following his red card during Real Madrid's 3-1 victory over Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup. More>>

Poll: Charters less popular, but vouchers less contentious

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A new survey says that expanding charter schools around the country is losing support among Americans, even as President Donald Trump and his administration continue to push for school choice. More>>

The Latest: US says still interested in dialogue with NKorea

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North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un was briefed on his military's plans to launch missiles in waters near Guam days after the Korean People's Army announced its preparing to create "enveloping fire" near the U.S. military hub in the Pacific. More>>

Arctic voyage finds global warming impact on ice, animals

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Arctic voyage finds global warming impact on historic Northwest Passage's sea ice, wildlife, native communities. More>>

China says US trade probe would violate international rules

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China says it will respond to a possible trade probe ordered by U.S. President Donald Trump with "all appropriate measures" to protect Chinese interests. More>>

Poll: Support for charters drops markedly over past year

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Poll shows support for charter schools falling significantly, but no direct link seen to Trump. More>>

Top Fed official tells AP: Bond portfolio could shrink soon

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NY Fed President Dudley indicates Fed will likely begin shrinking its bond portfolio soon. More>>

Bowing to pressure, Trump denounces hate groups by name Video included

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Trump remained out of sight and silent as pressure mounted from both political parties for him to explicitly condemn white supremacists and hate groups. More>>

Japanese siblings accept WWII soldier's flag from US veteran

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The former U.S. Marine knew the calligraphy-covered flag he took from a fallen Japanese soldier 73 years ago was more than a keepsake of World War II. More>>

Charlottesville driver previously accused of beating mother Video included

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An Ohio man accused of ramming his car into a crowd of protesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia will remain in jail - at least until he has an attorney. More>>

White nationalists: Charlottesville just a beginning

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White nationalists say Charlottesville, Virginia, was a landmark in what they see as an expanding drive to promote their agenda. More>>

Swift justice: Jury takes Taylor's side in groping lawsuit Video included

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Jurors are due back in court to consider if a former radio host groped Taylor Swift backstage before a concert in Denver in 2013, and to decide if the singer's mother and her radio liaison set out to destroy his career after the allegations. More>>

The Latest: Student leaders say campuses should be safe

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A Virginia judge has denied bond for an Ohio man accused of plowing his car into a crowd at a white nationalist rally until he has an attorney. More>>

'Out for blood': Man arrested in plan to bomb Oklahoma bank

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The FBI has arrested a 23-year-old man who authorities say attempted to detonate what he believed was an explosives-laden van outside an Oklahoma bank. More>>

18 dead in suspected jihadist attack on Burkina Faso eatery

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Suspected Islamic extremists opened fire at a Turkish restaurant in the capital of Burkina Faso late Sunday, killing at least 18 people in the second such attack on a restaurant popular with foreigners in the last 2 years. More>>

Police: 16 immigrants locked inside rig at Texas truck stop

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Police say 17 people were found locked inside a tractor-trailer parked outside a Texas gas station close to the border with Mexico. More>>

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

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Among 10 Things to Know: Armed militia, clergy, more united against white nationalists in Virginia; One-third of Syrian refugee kids not in school, despite pledges; Trump expected to seek trade probe of China amid North Korea tensions. More>>

Americans sentenced in Panama for 5 murders

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A court in Panama has sentenced American William Dathan Holbert to 47 years in prison for robbing and killing five other Americans in a Caribbean tourist destination. More>>

The Latest: Intel CEO resigns from Trump business council

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions says "too much has been read into" President Donald Trump's statement Saturday in the aftermath of violence at a demonstration in Charlottesville, Virginia. More>>

At least 300 dead in Sierra Leone mudslides and flooding Video included

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Coroner official: More than 200 bodies at Sierra Leone morgue after floods, mudslides. More>>

The TV-streaming paradox: Why you may miss the cable bundle

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The future of TV may well be a mishmash of streaming packages that wind up costing pretty close to a $100 cable bundle but are more difficult to use. More>>

One-fifth of Americans find workplace hostile or threatening

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The American workplace is grueling, stressful and surprisingly hostile. More>>

Driver purposely steers into French pizzeria, killing girl

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French police say an 8-year-old girl was killed and at least five people were injured when a driver slammed his car into the sidewalk cafe of a pizza restaurant in a small town east of Paris. More>>

Hate-watch groups agree rally was largest in decade or more

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Authorities have not provided a crowd estimate for the Saturday rally of white nationalists in Charlottesville that descended into chaos. More>>

Gunmen attack UN base in Mali, killing 7 and wounding 7

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The United Nations says unidentified gunmen have attacked the headquarters of the U.N. peacekeeping force in the northern Mali city of Timbuktu, killing seven people and injuring seven others. More>>

Trump attacks exec for quitting council over Charlottesville

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Merck CEO says he's stepping down from President's American Manufacturing Council. More>>

The Latest: French car attack driver said probably on drugs

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French officials say the driver who steered into patrons of a pizza restaurant east of Paris clearly acted intentionally, but they have no reason so far to suspect a terrorist motive. More>>

Top US military officer warns NKorea that US military ready

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The top U.S. military officer is warning during a trip to Seoul that the United States is ready to use the "full range" of its military capabilities to defend itself and its allies from North Korea. More>>

Simone Askew is first black woman to lead West Point cadets Video included

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Simone Askew is making history as the first black woman to lead the Long Grey Line at the U.S. Military Academy. More>>

Justin Thomas picks the right major at the right time to win

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Justin Thomas picks the right major at the right time to capture PGA Championship and join the elite in golf. More>>

AP Explains: How Robert E. Lee's image transformed over time

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Confederate Army Gen. Robert E. Lee was vilified during the Civil War only to become a heroic symbol of "The Lost Cause" and eventually a racist icon. More>>

Video shows car's 7-story fall from Texas parking garage Video included

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Police in Austin have released surveillance video showing a car plunging seven floors from a parking garage and striking another vehicle as it lands in an alley. More>>

Google CEO Pichai cancels 'town hall' on gender dispute

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai has canceled a town hall meant to address gender discrimination Thursday after leaks of the company's internal message platform began to appear online. More>>

Officials: 3 killed at race track were known gang members

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A sheriff says three men were shot and killed during an auto racing event in southeastern Wisconsin. More>>

Guam's tourism popularity unhurt by North Korea threats

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The U.S. territory of Guam has been the subject of angry threats exchanged by North Korea and the United States during the past week, but that's not keeping tourists away from the tropical island. More>>

After failure of SC nuke plant, backers seek federal aid

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Supporters of nuclear power are pushing to revive a failed project to build two reactors in South Carolina, saying demise of the $14 billion project could signal doom for an industry that supplies one-fifth of the nation's electricity. More>>

2016 weather report: Extreme and anything but normal

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The U.S. weather agency said last year's weather was far more extreme or record breaking than anything approaching normal. More>>

The Latest: Attorney: British cyber expert will be cleared

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A British cybersecurity researcher credited with helping curb a recent worldwide ransomware attack has pleaded not guilty to federal charges accusing him of creating malicious software to steal banking information in 2014. More>>

US officials say confrontation with NKorea not imminent

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Senior U.S. national security officials say a military confrontation with North Korea's isn't imminent. More>>

Pratt drops in at Teen Choice Awards but Cyrus a no-show

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Miley Cyrus and Bruno Mars will be among the honorees at Sunday's Teen Choice 2017 awards. More>>

Sierra Leone floods, mudslides kill at least 21 people Video included

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Authorities in Sierra Leone say at least 21 people are dead amid heaving flooding. More>>

No more bongs! Big Ben to fall silent for 4 years of repairs

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The bongs of Big Ben will fall silent starting next week as a major restoration project is carried out. More>>

Study says Trump moves trigger health premium jumps for 2018

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Study: Trump administration actions are triggering double-digit premium increases for next year on individual health insurance policies. More>>

Armed militia, clergy, more unite against white nationalists

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Opponents of the Saturday white nationalist rally that descended into chaos included clergy, students, Black Lives Matter activists, armed militia members and protesters with the anti-fascist movement known as "antifa.". More>>

At least 18 killed in attack on restaurant in Burkina Faso

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Authorities in Burkina Faso say the death toll from an attack by suspected jihadists in the capital has risen to 17. More>>

Crash suspect's ex-teacher says he idolized Hitler, Nazism

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A car rammed into a crowd of protesters and a helicopter crashed into the woods as tension boiled over at a white supremacist rally that left three dead and this usually quiet college town a bloodied symbol of the nation's roiling racial divisions. More>>

Scientists on research vessel spot rare whale in Bering Sea

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Federal researchers in the Bering Sea have made contact with one of the rarest whales on earth. More>>

Will NKorea's Kim pull the trigger? Possible signs to watch

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US-NKorea tensions tend to flare and fade fast, but the latest escalation won't likely go away quite so easily. More>>

Sheriff: 3 shot dead at Wisconsin auto racing event

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A Wisconsin sheriff says three men were shot and killed during an auto racing event. More>>

Protests, vigils around US decry white supremacist rally

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A day after a white supremacist rally spiraled into deadly violence in Virginia, protesters plan to converge in front of Trump Tower in New York and elsewhere around the country to decry hatred and racism. More>>

In Colombia, Pence tries to strike balance on Venezuela

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Vice President Mike Pence is set to visit Latin America at a time of unrest in Venezuela. More>>

Utah Republicans divided in battle for Chaffetz's House seat

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The Republican race to fill the congressional seat abandoned by Utah's Jason Chaffetz is pitting the state's GOP establishment against further-right conservatives split over two candidates. More>>

Experts: Violence the result of political pressure cooker

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With the polarization of America and the empowerment white supremacist groups took from Donald Trump's election, many saw the violence of Charlottesville as inevitable. More>>

White House scrambles to explain Trump's response to clashes

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Trump blames "many sides" for the violent clashes between protesters and white supremacists in Virginia. More>>

Taylor Swift groping trial draws attention to hidden outrage Video included

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Taylor Swift's allegation that a former morning radio host reached under her skirt and grabbed her backside during a photo session is bringing attention to a common but largely hidden outrage for many women. More>>

Justin Thomas rallies to win the PGA Championship

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Kevin Kisner sets out to try to claim his first major at the PGA Championship on a Quail Hollow course that appears to be set up for scoring in the final round. More>>

Iran lawmakers raise missile, Guard spending to challenge US

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Iran's parliament overwhelmingly has voted to increase spending on its ballistic missile program and its paramilitary Revolutionary Guard in response to recent new American sanctions. More>>

'Meet a Muslim' events hope to dispel misconceptions

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When Moina Shaiq realized even her own friends were scared to ask her questions about her religion for fear of offending her or sounding uneducated, she put an advertisement in a Northern California newspaper and set up shop for a Meet a Muslim talk. More>>

Trump administration urged to avoid salmon protection rules

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A group that represents farmers says saving imperiled salmon in the largest river system in the Pacific Northwest is too costly and is turning to the Trump administration. More>>

10 Things to Know for Monday

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Among 10 Things to Know: James Alex Fields Jr., accused of running over counter protesters at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., had an "idolization of Hitler," says his high school teacher Derek Weimer. More>>

Kidnapped model recounts ordeal, says she was 'terrified'

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A British model who was allegedly abducted in Italy says she understands why people may doubt her story, but insists she was certain she would die during the terrifying ordeal. More>>

Lion rescued from Syria zoo gives birth in Jordan reserve

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The odds had been stacked against Hajar, a lion cub born just hours after her mother Dana, rescued from a zoo in war-torn Syrian, was released into a wildlife reserve in Jordan. More>>

The Latest: US condemns killing of 7 White Helmets in Syria

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A Syrian rebel faction says it has killed 20 government soldiers in a tunnel blast as the battle for Damascus's northeastern suburbs shows no signs of letting up. More>>

Presley's friends feel love, pain, 40 years after his death

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Presley's friends feel love, pain, 40 years after his death. More>>

Lynch sits during anthem in Raiders loss in Arizona

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Marshawn Lynch sits during anthem before Oakland's preseason loss in Arizona. More>>

Lawmaker seeks probe after AP reveals maggots in NY facility

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AP Exclusive: A New York state lawmaker is seeking a federal investigation into facilities for the disabled after an Associated Press story revealed that a man was infested with maggots in a state-run group home. More>>

White House's Omarosa Manigault jeered during panel talk

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White House official Omarosa Manigault-Newman clashed with a veteran news anchor during a panel discussion on policing in black communities held at the largest gathering of black journalists in the country. More>>

Raising the stakes: Why North Korea is talking up Guam

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North Korea, now talking of a possible missile launch toward Guam, just a few months ago conducted a similar rehearsal strike on a U.S. base _ and it warranted nary a tweet from Trump. More>>

Advocates stage first big Texas protest against border wall

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Hundreds march in South Texas toward the Rio Grande to oppose the wall the U.S. government wants to build on the river separating Texas and Mexico. More>>

Trump says he's open to military intervention in Venezuela

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Trump leaves open possibility of military intervention in Venezuela as Pence prepares for 6-day tour of the region. More>>

The Latest: Mayor calls alleged car-ramming 'terrorism'

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Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe will visit two Charlottesville churches and speak to congregants following violent clashes in the city between white supremacist groups and counter-protesters that left three dead. More>>

Parents test school liability in bullying and child suicide

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The parents of an 8-year-old Ohio boy who hanged himself from his bunk bed with a necktie are testing the issue of school liability in suicides blamed on bullying. More>>

EU: 17 nations get tainted eggs, products in growing scandal

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EU officials say 15 countries including Hong Kong have reported receiving contaminated eggs or egg products in a growing food scandal. More>>

Dallas RB Ezekiel Elliott suspended 6 games in domestic case

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Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has been suspended for six games after an NFL investigation of his domestic violence case out of Ohio. More>>

The Latest: 3 arrested in connection to violent clashes

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Authorities are on the scene after a vehicle plows into a group of people marching peacefully through downtown Charlottesville. More>>

Tillerson says diplomats in Havana suffered 'health attacks'

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The U.S. secretary of state says American diplomats in Havana have been the victims of "health attacks" that left them with hearing loss _ the most definitive U.S. statement yet on mysterious incidents that have puzzled observers of U.S.-Cuba relations. More>>

Death toll rises amid Kenya's rioting over disputed vote

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Kenyan police say they have shot and killed 2 people during riots by opposition supporters after President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the winner in national elections. More>>

Trump blames 'many sides' for violent clashes in Virginia

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President Donald Trump says there's "no place" in the United States for the kind of violence that's broken out at a white nationalist rally in Virginia. More>>

Officials: White nationalist rally linked to 3 deaths

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Hundreds of people are facing off in Charlottesville ahead of a white nationalist rally planned in the Virginia city's downtown. More>>

Xi calls for calm after Trump says US is 'locked and loaded'

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Chinese President Xi Jinping pleas for cool-headedness in a call with U.S. President Donald Trump after Trump says America is "locked and loaded" and warned North Korea's leader he'll "regret it fast" if he takes action against U.S. territories or allies. More>>

For electric cars to take off, they'll need place to charge

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Electric cars are gaining momentum, but charging infrastructure needs to catch up. More>>

DeVos say school vouchers part of tax overhaul discussions

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More than a third of U.S. states have created school voucher programs that bypass thorny constitutional and political issues by turning them over to nonprofits that rely primarily on businesses to fund them. More>>

Pope Francis to Belgian Catholics: Stop offering euthanasia

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The Vatican says Pope Francis has ordered a Belgian Catholic charity to stop offering euthanasia in its psychiatric hospitals. More>>

World's oldest man, a Holocaust survivor, dies at 113

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Israeli media reports the world's oldest man, who lived through both World Wars and survived the Holocaust, has died a month short of his 114th birthday. More>>

Submarine owner detained over journalist's disappearance

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A judge will decide if the owner of an amateur-built submarine should be held in custody during an investigation into whether he is responsible for the disappearance of a Swedish woman who had been onboard his submarine that sank off Denmark's east coast. More>>

Hicks sparks Yanks with bat, arm, stopping Red Sox streak

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Aaron Hicks awoke a dormant offense with a two-run homer that sparked a five-run eighth, then threw out a runner at third to help Aroldis Chapman get out of trouble, and the Yankees rallied for a 5-4 victory that stopped Boston's winning streak at eight. More>>

Rotting foot horrifies family at burial for family patriarch

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Mourners at a New Jersey cemetery received a horrific shock when a corpse's rotting foot from an adjoining grave was uncovered during a New York City man's burial. More>>

AP source: Marlins plan to sell to group that includes Jeter

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Person familiar with situation says Marlins tell MLB they plan to sell to group that includes Jeter. More>>

The Latest: Taylor Swift court case not totally done Video included

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Testimony has resumed in a civil trial over whether Taylor Swift was groped by a former radio DJ. More>>

The Latest: Sub owner ordered held in woman's disappearance

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A Danish court has ordered the owner of an amateur-built submarine to be held in pre-trial detention for 24 days while police investigate the disappearance of a Swedish journalist who had been on the ship. More>>

Fire blocks route for dozens in Glacier National Park chalet

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A wildfire has cut off the return route of dozens of hikers staying in a Glacier National Park backcountry chalet. More>>

Son of Sam killer says he 'surrendered to dark forces'

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The "Son of Sam" killer who terrorized New York 40 years ago says he thought he was doing something "to appease the devil.". More>>

NYC prepared for president's return to Trump Tower

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Donald Trump is planning to come home to Trump Tower for a few days starting Sunday. More>>

Parents test school liability in bullying and child suicide

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The parents of an 8-year-old Ohio boy who hanged himself from his bunk bed with a necktie are testing the issue of school liability in suicides blamed on bullying. More>>

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