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Lawyer: ICE agent shot unarmed Chicago man as he opened door

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A lawyer for the family of a man who was shot and wounded by an immigration agent in Chicago says the shooting was unjustified. More>>

Waze gets into the order-ahead business with Dunkin' Donuts

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Waze's traffic navigation app already shows ads prodding drivers to swing by fast-food joints like Dunkin' Donuts and Taco Bell. More>>

Man arrested in connection with vandalism at Colorado mosque

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Fort Collins police have arrested a suspect in connection with the vandalism at a mosque near Colorado State University. More>>

Self-driving car crash comes amid debate about regulations

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A crash that caused an Uber self-driving SUV to flip onto its side in a Phoenix suburb has served as a stark reminder of the challenges surrounding autonomous vehicles. More>>

Some state lawmakers seek to protect birth-control access

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Democratic lawmakers in some states are pressing ahead with efforts to protect birth control access and Planned Parenthood funding, in case they are jeopardized again. More>>

Multiple violations found days before fatal blaze killed 3

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Building inspectors found multiple fire code violations at a Northern California building just three days before a blaze erupted, killing three. More>>

Club shooting victim: 'All I was thinking about was my kids'

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A mother of five who was wounded in the Cincinnati nightclub shooting is describing a chaotic scene in which she and other club patrons were crawling over one another to reach the exits. More>>

Ex-church official due in court as lawyers plan for retrial

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A longtime Philadelphia church official is due back in court as lawyers debate how many church abuse victims should testify at his retrial. More>>

Screams alert residents to fire that killed 3 in Oakland

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Authorities in California fear one person is dead after an early morning fire swept through an Oakland building. More>>

City leaders defy White House threat on "sanctuary" policies

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City leaders across the U.S. are vowing to intensify their fight against President Donald Trump's promised crackdown on so-called "sanctuary cities" despite the financial risks. More>>

Company: Oil in pipeline under Missouri River reservoir

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The Dakota Access pipeline developer says it has oil place in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir and that the full pipeline will be in service soon. More>>

Man arrested in connection with vandalism at Colorado mosque

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Police are asking for the public's help in identifying the person who overturned benches, broke windows and threw a Bible into a mosque near Colorado State University, a case they are investigating as a bias-motivated crime. More>>

Police: No active search for suspects in nightclub shooting

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Cincinnati police are searching for suspects in a nightclub shooting that left one man dead and 15 other people injured. More>>

Judge won't release Mexican man jailed near Seattle

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A federal judge has affirmed an earlier decision not to release a Mexican man who was arrested near Seattle despite his participation in a program meant to protect those brought to the U.S. illegally as children. More>>

Outspoken governor LePage serves up beer for a good cause

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Maine's governor is now truly a politician you could get a beer with. More>>

Lawsuit: Bus terminal bathroom arrests target gays

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A lawsuit accuses Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police of targeting gay men who use the restrooms at New York City's main bus terminal. More>>

Slain Oklahoma officer was new recruit, aspiring canine cop

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Authorities say a 22-year-old police officer has died after a shootout with a man who fled a traffic stop in central Oklahoma. More>>

Board recommends rejecting clemency for 2 Arkansas inmates

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The eight Arkansas death row inmates facing lethal injection next month are asking a federal judge to block the state's unprecedented plan to conduct four nights of double executions over a 10-day period. More>>

Michigan, Flint to replace 18,000 lead-tainted water lines

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Michigan and Flint have agreed to replace thousands of home water lines under a sweeping deal to settle a lawsuit over lead-contaminated water in the city. More>>

Police review transit bus video from Las Vegas shooting

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Police say a man sitting at the back of a public bus on the Las Vegas Strip started shooting "for no apparent reason" as passengers got off at a stop in the heart of the tourism corridor. More>>

GOP failure in Congress boosts Medicaid effort in Kansas

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Legislators and advocates in Kansas pushing to expand the state's health coverage for the poor and disabled to thousands of adults are buoyed by events in Washington. More>>

The Latest: Governor offers prayers after officer's killing

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Authorities say a 22-year-old Oklahoma police officer has died after a shootout during a traffic stop. More>>

Racist sword killer says he'd mulled racial attack for years

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A white man accused of fatally stabbing a 66-year-old stranger on a Manhattan street because he was black says he'd intended it as "a practice run" in a mission to deter interracial relationships. More>>

Ex-Phoenix sheriff wants his campaign talk banned at trial

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Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio wants to prohibit prosecutors at his criminal contempt-of-court trial in April from mentioning comments that he made about immigration during his last three campaigns. More>>

'Fearless Girl' statue opposite bull stays through February Video included

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Mayor Bill de Blasio: Statue of a girl staring down Wall Street's famous "Charging Bull" will be allowed to remain through February 2018. More>>

Correction: Penn State-Abuse story

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Former Penn State president Graham Spanier has been found guilty of one count of child endangerment over his handling of a child sex abuse complaint against retired assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. More>>

Family pays tribute to American slain in terror attack

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The family of an American killed last week in the London terror attack says they are grateful for the help and support so many have shown during a horrible time. More>>

Some balk as Seattle seeks to spend more money on homeless

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Sixteen months after he declared a state of emergency on homelessness, the mayor of Seattle is asking voters in his liberal, affluent city for $55 million a year in new taxes to fight the problem. More>>

AP FACT CHECK: Obama, Trump had role in Flint water relief

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Both President Donald Trump and former President Barack Obama had a hand in last week's grant of $100 million to address lead in the drinking water crisis in Flint, Michigan, despite a report that seeks to give Trump the credit for the funding. More>>

Prosecutors fight Cosby bid to query 2,000 potential jurors

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Prosecutors in Bill Cosby's sex assault case in Pennsylvania are fighting defense efforts to question 2,000 potential jurors. More>>

Bitter GOP finger-pointing clouds path for Trump agenda

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President Donald Trump's aides have opened the door to working with moderate Democrats on health care and other issues. More>>

California slaying victims are mom, 2 kids and another woman

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Authorities say the four people killed in a quiet California neighborhood include a woman and her two children. More>>

Officer quits to avoid firing after shooting of unarmed teen

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A white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager has quit the New York Police Department to avoid being fired following a disciplinary trial. More>>

The Latest: Club operator calls shooting 'senseless'

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Police have identified the person killed in an overnight Cincinnati nightclub shooting that also left 15 people injured. More>>

1 dead, 15 injured in Cincinnati nightclub gunfight

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Police say gunfire erupted inside a crowded Cincinnati nightclub after a dispute among several men, killing one man and injuring 15 other people. More>>

Man arrested in shooting death of Southern California boy

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Police is Southern California say they have arrested a suspect in the slaying of an 8-year-old boy who was killed in a drive-by shooting as he was about to have dinner inside a home. More>>

46 dogs, saved from slaughter, arrive in NY from South Korea

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Forty-six dogs have been flown to New York from South Korea after being rescued at a farm where they were to be slaughtered for human consumption. More>>

Rocks, Bible thrown through windows of Colorado mosque

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A Colorado mosque was vandalized early Sunday when someone threw rocks and a Bible through the windows of the Islamic Center of Fort Collins. More>>

California slaying victims are mom, 2 kids and another woman

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Authorities say the four people killed in a quiet Northern California neighborhood include a woman and her two children. More>>

Police: 'No apparent reason' for shooting on Vegas Strip bus

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Authorities say a Montana man was shot and killed on a Las Vegas bus before the gunman barricaded himself in the vehicle, shutting down the Strip for hours. More>>

Teens wearing leggings barred from United flight

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Two teenage girls were barred by a gate agent from boarding a United Airlines flight from Denver to Minneapolis because they were wearing leggings. More>>

'Still one of us': 92-year-old gets Purple Heart from WWII

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A 92-year-old North Carolina man has finally received the Purple Heart he earned more than 70 years ago while fighting in Belgium during World War II. More>>

Koppel says Hannity is 'bad for America'; Hannity fires back

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Veteran newsman Ted Koppel told Fox News host Sean Hannity that he is "bad for America" in an interview that aired on CBS' "Sunday Morning" that quickly became a trending topic on social media Sunday. More>>

Carrier deal touted by Trump unusual for Indiana

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The deal brokered by President Donald Trump to stem job losses at a Carrier Corp. factory in Indianapolis is unusual for the state as it offers $7 million of incentives to a company still planning to cut about a third of its some 1,600 jobs. More>>

Medical pot bill in S. Carolina bolstered by conservatives

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Efforts to let patients legally access pot are slowly taking root in the South, two decades after California became the first state to legalize medical marijuana. More>>

New anxieties as Trump says Obamacare will 'explode'

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Americans who benefited from President Barack Obama's health care law and were relieved when a Republican push to repeal it failed are facing a new set of anxieties as President Donald Trump vows to let the law "explode.". More>>

Reynolds and Fisher honored with humor, music and dance

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Stars and fans will gather Saturday for a public memorial to honor late actresses Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher. More>>

Arrests after scuffle breaks out at California Trump rally

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Violence broke out Saturday at a rally on a Southern California beach where supporters of President Donald Trump had gathered to march. More>>

Vegas Strip reopens after gunman surrender, fatal shooting

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Police say a part of the Las Vegas Strip has been shut-down after a gunman barricaded himself inside a bus near the Cosmopolitan hotel-casino. More>>

No gunshots fired in store burglary at Bellagio in Las Vegas

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Las Vegas police say they are investigating a burglary at a high-end retail store inside the Bellagio Hotel and Casino. More>>

Report: University leader got fitness freebies

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An investigation has found that the outgoing leader of the University of California's Berkeley campus improperly accepted free benefits, mostly related to personal fitness. More>>

Utah's governor signs abortion-halting legislation

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Utah's governor has signed legislation that requires doctors to inform women that medication-induced abortions can be halted after taking just one of two pills. More>>

Podiatrist who set free throws world record dies at 94

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A California man who made history when he made 2,750 consecutive free throws has died. More>>

The Latest: Pedestrians return to Strip after standoff ends

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A hospital spokeswoman says one person has died in a shooting along the Las Vegas Strip. More>>

Nissan recalls more than 56,000 cars, cites power steering

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Nissan is recalling more than 56,000 cars because of power steering hoses that may leak fluid and potentially lead to fires. More>>

The Latest: 3 anti-Trump protesters arrested in California

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KCBS-TV reports that people were arrested after fights broke out during a rally to support President Donald Trump at a Southern California beach. More>>

NYC says Trump Tower resident wrongly rented out on Airbnb

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A woman who owns an apartment at Trump Tower is being fined $1,000 by the city after they say she wrongly rented it out on Airbnb. More>>

6-year-old got gun at LA-area school; families kept in dark

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Authorities learned a 6-year-old brought a gun to an elementary school outside Los Angeles, but parents of other students didn't learn about it for nearly two weeks. More>>

Idaho woman says she crashed because she saw a sasquatch

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A northern Idaho woman told police she crashed into a deer because she was distracted by a sasquatch in her rearview mirror. More>>

N. Carolina father accused of killing newborn, toddler

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A North Carolina sheriff says a newborn and the baby's 2-year-old sister have been found stabbed to death. More>>

Security, parking, garbage irk Ivanka Trump's DC neighbors

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Residents of a posh Washington neighborhood say the Trump clan doesn't make for very good neighbors, hogging parking on an already crowded street and leaving trash bags rotting at curbside. More>>

US immigration judge grants asylum to Singapore teen blogger

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An immigration judge in Chicago has granted asylum to a Singapore teen whose online posts criticizing his government landed him in jail. More>>

Idaho inmates: Prison violations led to amputations, death

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Idaho inmates are asking a federal judge to hold the state in contempt after saying prison officials repeatedly violated a settlement plan in a long-running lawsuit over health care, leading to serious injuries and even the deaths of some prisoners. More>>

Colorado weighs strategy for guarding against pot crackdown

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Colorado is considering an unusual strategy to protect its nascent marijuana industry from a federal crackdown. More>>

Many governors welcome demise of GOP health care bill Video included

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Failure of the Republican bill to overhaul Obama's health care law is welcomed by many governors, primarily in states that had expanded Medicaid. More>>

US immigration judge grants asylum to Singapore teen blogger

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An immigration judge in Chicago has granted asylum to a Singapore teen whose online posts criticizing his government landed him in jail. More>>

Sacramento man arrested in killing of 2 adults, 2 juveniles

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Police detained a suspect in San Francisco just hours after finding four bodies, including two children, in a home 80 miles away in Sacramento. More>>

Louisiana officer convicted of manslaughter in boy's death

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A Louisiana law enforcement officer has testified at his murder trial that he was trying to save a fellow officer when he opened fire on a car, killing a 6-year-old autistic boy and critically wounding his father. More>>

Study: Chicago stop-and-frisk numbers drop, more work needed

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A study of the Chicago Police Department's stop-and-frisk procedures reveals a dramatic decrease in the number of stops. More>>

Man sentenced in death of pregnant ex-girlfriend in Hawaii

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A judge in Hawaii has sentenced a man to life in prison with the possibility of parole in the murder of his ex-girlfriend who disappeared while pregnant with his child. More>>

Kentucky lawyer pleads guilty in massive disability scheme

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A Kentucky lawyer accused of conspiring to defraud the government of $600 million in federal disability payments has pleaded guilty has entered a guilty plea. More>>

Harrison Ford says he was distracted when he flew over plane

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Actor Harrison Ford told an air traffic controller he was distracted and concerned about turbulence from another aircraft when he mistakenly landed his small plane on a taxiway at a Southern California airport last month. More>>

Victim's husband appeals for calm after Wisconsin shooting

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The suspect in a Wisconsin shooting spree that left four people dead has been identified, and court records show one of the victims was his wife's divorce lawyer. More>>

Arkansas inmates make longshot bid to avoid double execution

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Two Arkansas inmates scheduled for lethal injections next month are asking the parole board to spare their lives in a longshot effort to halt an unprecedented plan to execute eight prisoners in a 10-day period. More>>

Oregon woman pleads guilty to assaulting passenger on flight

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A suburban Portland woman has pleaded guilty to assaulting a female passenger on a flight from Las Vegas. More>>

No repeal for 'Obamacare' _ a humiliating defeat for Trump Video included

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Republicans have set course for a climactic House vote on their health care overhaul. More>>

California air regulators vote to keep tough fuel standards

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A state review has found California is on track to meet its tougher car-emission standards and urges regulators to draft more ambitious environmental targets for the future. More>>

After health care bill's withdrawal, elation and anger Video included

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Some Americans breathed a sigh of relief and others are having their patience tested as the long-running debate on health care goes even longer. More>>

Judge clears way for retrial of ex-Philadelphia monsignor

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A Catholic church official's 14-year legal odyssey over his handling of sex-abuse complaints won't end anytime soon after a Philadelphia judge said he would be retried on child endangerment charges. More>>

Plan to dig up President Polk's body _ again _ stirs trouble

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A push by lawmakers in Tennessee to dig up President James K. Polk's body and move it for the third time since his death nearly 170 years ago is riling people. More>>

General favors more aggressive approach in Somalia

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The commander of U.S. Africa Command says he would like to be granted more authority to battle al-Qaida-linked militants in Somalia. More>>

US Jews wrestle with arrest of Jew in bomb threats case

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Jewish groups who warned of a surge in anti-Semitism had pointed to numerous bomb threats against Jewish community centers as the most dramatic example of the trend. More>>

Trump's Keystone XL decision sets up new fight in Nebraska

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President Donald Trump may have approved a federal permit for the Keystone XL pipeline, but the fight's far from over in Nebraska, the one state in its path that has yet to approve the project. More>>

Vegas doctor, 93, convicted in opioid pill mill conspiracy

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A 93-year-old Las Vegas doctor has been convicted of illegally writing prescriptions for oxycodone and other painkillers that ended up in the hands of drug addicts and dealers. More>>

Police: Vegas cabbie went to victim's home after sex assault

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Police say a Las Vegas cab driver went back to the customer he'd been accused of sexually assaulting while she was passed out, and offered her money, flowers and apologies after surveillance video footage of the incident surfaced. More>>

Rachel Dolezal struggles after racial identity scandal

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A woman who rose to prominence as a black civil rights leader and then lost her job when her parents exposed her as being white is struggling to make a living these days. More>>

Man accused of keeping women to work in strip clubs indicted

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A grand jury has indicted a man accused of holding women against their will in a million-dollar home just outside Atlanta. More>>

US-aided fighters face little resistance in Syrian operation

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A U.S. military spokesman says the Syrian Arab and Kurdish fighters airlifted into combat in northern Syria earlier this week have encountered only light resistance, suggesting that the operation caught Islamic State militants by surprise. More>>

APNewsBreak: Polling changes could confuse Kansas voters

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More than 36,000 registered voters in Kansas are being asked to cast their ballots at new polling stations during the nation's first congressional election since President Donald Trump's November victory. More>>

Company, US want Dakota Access pipeline lake crossing upheld

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The company building the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline and the Army Corps of Engineers want a judge to reject a request by American Indian tribes to revoke permission for the project to cross a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota. More>>

Jurors convict Missouri mother of poisoning 9-year-old son

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A suburban St. Louis mother has been convicted of secretly poisoning her son with prescription medications that kept him gravely ill for nearly a year. More>>

Double-amputee Marine vet joins New York police department

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A U.S. Marine Corps veteran who lost his legs below the knee after stepping on an explosive in Afghanistan is joining a suburban New York police department. More>>

North Dakota oil spill 3 times larger than first estimated

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A state environmental expert says an oil spill from a ruptured pipeline in North Dakota in December might have been three times larger than first estimated, and among the biggest in state history. More>>

House sets risky health care vote after Trump demands it Video included

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Republicans have set course for a climactic House vote on their health care overhaul. More>>

Maryland high school thrust into immigration debate

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Students and parents whose Maryland high school has been dragged into the national immigration debate declined to comment about an alleged rape case involving a 14-year-old girl and a suspect authorities say came to the U.S. illegally from Central America. More>>

White House, in gamble, demands make-or-break health vote Video included

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The long-promised GOP health bill to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act is on the brink, short of votes just hours before Republican leaders plan to put it on the House floor. More>>

Police: Wisconsin rampage began with domestic dispute

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Four people including a police officer are dead and a suspect is in custody after shootings at a bank and a law firm, followed by a standoff at an apartment complex in northern Wisconsin. More>>

Investigator who leaked chokehold officer's records resigns

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A New York police watchdog group investigator who leaked disciplinary records on the white officer involved in the police chokehold death of unarmed black man Eric Garner has resigned. More>>

4 people, including 2 children, found dead in California

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Police say they found four people dead in a Sacramento home. More>>

Jury fails to reach verdict in Penn State ex-president trial

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The defense is set to begin presenting its case in the criminal trial of Penn State's former president. More>>

Student stranded for 5 days near Grand Canyon grew desperate

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A Texas college student stranded for five days near the Grand Canyon says she was making farewell videos for her family as she grew desperate for help. More>>

Parents accused in kid's shooting death investigated in 2014

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Phoenix police say the parents of a 9-year-old boy who was shot in the head put off calling 911 as they cleaned up evidence in multiple rooms of the house. More>>

Utah getting toughest drunken driving limit in the US

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Utah's governor has announced he will sign legislation giving the state the strictest DUI threshold in the country. More>>

Utah man killed in London attack was hit on bridge Video included

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A statement from the Mormon church issued on behalf of relatives says a Utah man was among those killed in a London attack and his wife was seriously injured. More>>

Dog pulled from California fire revived after 20 minutes

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California firefighters who spent 20 minutes performing mouth-to-snout resuscitation on a dog they rescued from a burning apartment are being hailed as heroes. More>>

Maryland high school thrust into immigration debate

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A Maryland high school has been thrust into the national immigration debate after a 14-year-old student said she was raped in a bathroom there by two classmates, including one who authorities said came to the U.S. illegally from Central America. More>>

Braves, warriors, chieftains: Oregon takes on tribal mascots

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In Oregon, school districts with Native American mascots must abandon them by July or risk punishment that could include the withholding of state funds. More>>

Chicago has biggest population dip as southern states grow

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Census data show the Chicago region has lost more residents than any other U.S. metropolitan area, a drop that comes as other Midwestern cities lost population and South and Southwest parts of the country saw gains. More>>

Bill inspired by Snooki caps public university speaker fees

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Under legislation inspired by former "Jersey Shore" reality TV star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, no more than $10,000 of state money could go to pay speakers at New Jersey's public universities. More>>

Arkansas reconsiders letting guns in stadiums, arenas

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Arkansas lawmakers are considering exempting college sporting events from a new state law that greatly expands where concealed handguns are allowed. More>>

The Latest: Wife of suspect in Wisconsin shootings unhurt

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The police officer killed in a string of northern Wisconsin shootings has been identified as a detective and 15-year veteran of the Everest Metro Police Department. More>>

Lawmakers reject plan to expand casinos in North Dakota

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Legislators have rejected a plan to more than double North Dakota's casinos, a push some opponents viewed as a threat of payback against American Indian tribes for protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline. More>>

Police: Random racist violence ends in death of black man Video included

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New York City officials are calling the death of a black man who they say was repeatedly stabbed with a sword by a white U.S. Army veteran from Baltimore, "an assault" on the city's inclusiveness and diversity. More>>

Death rates up for middle age whites with little education

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Middle-age white Americans with limited education are increasingly dying younger, on average, than other middle-age U.S. adults, a trend driven by their dwindling economic opportunities, research by two Princeton University economists has found. More>>

Cardinal Keeler, who led Baltimore archdiocese, has died

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Cardinal William Keeler, who helped ease tensions between Catholics and Jews and headed the oldest Roman Catholic diocese in the U.S. for 18 years, has died. More>>

Perry blasts election of 1st gay Texas A&M student president

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U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry says the first openly gay student body president at his alma mater, Texas A&M University, may have "stolen" the election. More>>

Police: Repeatedly deported MS-13 gang member abused child

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Police say a member of the MS-13 street gang who had been deported from the U.S. four times stabbed two women and sexually assaulted a 2-year-old girl in a New York City suburb. More>>

State Department tells embassies to ramp up visa screening

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The State Department has ordered American embassies and consulates around the world to draw up criteria for "population sets" that should get extra scrutiny before getting U.S. travel visas. More>>

Police: 3 dead, officer wounded in Louisiana shooting

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Authorities say three people and a police dog are dead and a police officer is wounded after a shooting in Louisiana. More>>

California races nature, clock to make key dam repairs

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A team of experts is warning of a "very significant risk" if the main spillway of a California dam is not operational again by the next rainy season. More>>

Coal ash: 'Why in the world would we be importing it?'

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As Virginia and its public utilities cope with coal ash lying along state waterways, tons more of the industrial byproduct is being shipped into the state. More>>

Trump Jr. called a 'disgrace' for criticizing London mayor

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Donald Trump Jr. is facing criticism for tweeting in the hours after Wednesday's London attack a months-old comment from London Mayor Sadiq Khan that terror attacks are part of living in a big city. More>>

Some of the youngest opioid victims are curious toddlers Video included

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Some of the youngest victims of the nation's opioid epidemic are children under age 5 who die after swallowing opioids. More>>

Obama health law's 'essential benefits' may be in jeopardy Video included

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Scrambling to nail down votes for the House health care bill, Republicans are considering ways to ease federal requirements that insurers cover such basic services as prescription drugs, maternity care, and substance abuse treatment. More>>

Judge blocks Louisiana law that kept refugee from marrying

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A federal judge has cleared the way for a foreign-born U.S. citizen to get a marriage license in Louisiana, despite a law that took effect last year requiring him to have a birth certificate. More>>

Rights of learning-disabled students bolstered by high court

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The rights of millions of learning-disabled students have been bolstered in a unanimous Supreme Court ruling that requires public schools to offer special education programs that meet higher standards. More>>

Parents empowered by Supreme Court ruling in special ed case

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Parents of learning disabled students say a unanimous Supreme Court ruling will make it easier for them to insist on appropriate services for their children, and harder for the schools to say no. More>>

Teen accused of helping friend shoot girl in head

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Authorities say two teenage boys in Utah accused of shooting a girl in the head concocted the plan while playing video games and discussing wanting to "get rid" of the girl who was texting one of them. More>>

Hawaii Republican resigns from party after criticizing Trump

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A Hawaii lawmaker who says she was pressured to give up her leadership post at the statehouse after criticizing President Donald Trump is leaving the Republican Party. More>>

Police: Parents delay help for wounded boy to scrub evidence

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Authorities say a 9-year-old boy shot in the head by his 2-year-old brother with their mother's handgun died, and their mother was jailed on suspicion of child abuse, authorities said. More>>

Police officer, 3 others killed in Wisconsin town

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Authorities say a police officer and at least two other people were shot when a domestic dispute escalated into shootings at three locations in northern Wisconsin. More>>

Facebook rape stirs questions about witnessing crimes online

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The case of a 15-year-old Chicago girl was raped while around 40 people watched on Facebook raises questions that have come up before in similarly shocking attacks: What is the obligation of bystanders who see a crime unfolding before them. More>>

Trucker: 'Surreal' to be topic of Supreme Court nomination

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A former truck driver fired after leaving his trailer on the side of an Illinois road after breaking down on a frigid 2009 night says it's "surreal" to find his story at the center of confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. More>>

Nevada backs Equal Rights Amendment decades after deadline

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Nevada has become the first state to approve the Equal Rights Amendment decades after the deadline to enshrine in the U.S. Constitution that women and men are equal under the law. More>>

Man who stopped fight in video honored for his peacemaking

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A teenager seen in a video of a street fight stopped by a New Jersey man that has drawn millions of views online says that he is thankful for the man's help. More>>

Indiana lawmakers scrap plan to set aside school prayer time

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Indiana senators have scrapped a proposal that would've mandated time for public prayer during assemblies, sports competitions and other school events. More>>

Police: White sword killer went to NY to attack black people Video included

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Police say a white man accused of stabbing a black man to death with a sword in New York City told investigators he traveled to the media capital of the world to make a statement and attack black people. More>>

Ex-pharmacy exec convicted in deadly meningitis outbreak

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A verdict has been reached in the trial of a Massachusetts pharmacy co-founder over a nationwide meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people and sickened 700 others in 2012. More>>

She thought someone passed out drunk. Then she saw a uniform

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A resident approached flashing police lights to find Navajo Nation Officer Houston James Largo lying face down and bleeding in a road. More>>

Ex-Penn St official: 'I should have done more' in abuse case

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The criminal trial of Penn State's former president on felony child endangerment charges is set to resume, with two of his former top lieutenants among those who could take the stand. More>>

Mom: Teen daughter afraid to come home after Chicago attack

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Police say a 15-year-old Chicago girl was apparently sexually assaulted by five or six men or boys and her ordeal was streamed lived on Facebook. More>>

Onetime defendant in legendary Lufthansa heist is rearrested

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An aging mobster who two years ago beat charges in a legendary heist retold in the film "Goodfellas" has been rearrested. More>>

LAPD: Latinos report fewer sex crimes amid immigration fears

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Los Angeles' police chief says reports of sexual assault and domestic violence by Latino residents have dropped amid concerns that those in the country illegally could face deportation if they interact with police. More>>

Man in same-sex child custody case gets 3 years in prison

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A Virginia businessman is scheduled to be sentenced in New York for his role in a same-sex couple's child custody fight. More>>

AP Exclusive: Before Trump job, Manafort worked to aid Putin Video included

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The Associated Press has learned that President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, secretly worked for a Russian billionaire to advance the interests of Russian President Vladimir Putin. More>>

Nightclub shooting victims sue gunman's employer, wife

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A personal injury attorney representing the families and survivors of the Orlando nightclub massacre has filed a lawsuit against the gunman's employer and wife, claiming they were able to stop Omar Mateen before the attack but didn't. More>>

Court asks who should lead prayer before government meeting

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Does it matter whether a prayer opening a government meeting is led by local clergy or an elected official. More>>

'Oh, my God': Day care worker denies force-feeding babies

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A former New Hampshire day care worker accused of forcibly feeding three infants and kicking a bouncy seat that had a baby on it has pleaded not guilty. More>>

Australia pair are first foreigners to own US radio stations

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An Australian couple with roots in Alaska has broken a longstanding barrier to full foreign ownership of U.S. radio stations. More>>

For some airline passengers, new warnings bring new hurdles Video included

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Banning laptops and tablets on some international flights is the latest indignity thrust upon airline passengers for vague reasons. More>>

Prosecutors say Oregon day care provider left children alone

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Prosecutors say a day care provider in Oregon faces more than 100 criminal counts after being accused of leaving children as young as six months old alone multiple times to go to a tanning salon and gym. More>>

Top prosecutor pleads not guilty in gifts-for-favors case

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Philadelphia's top prosecutor admits he accepted more than $100,000 in gifts while in office, but vows to fight charges that he promised help with any court cases in return. More>>

Arctic sea ice dips to record low for winter

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Even during winter Arctic sets a record for low sea ice level. More>>

Jury decides death penalty for man, 24, in Las Vegas killing

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A jury in Las Vegas is making a 24-year-old the youngest person on Nevada's death row, for the 2011 rape, killing and mutilation of a 15-year-old girl who had texted her mother to say she was on her way home after fetching a school book. More>>

1st sex reassignment inmate says women's prison is 'torture'

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The first U.S. inmate to have taxpayer-funded sex reassignment surgery says she is struggling since being transferred to a California women's prison. More>>

APNewsBreak: Illinois governor seeks prison tower cameras

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Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to replace guards in prison watchtowers with security cameras, an effort to cut down on overtime costs for the cash-strapped state. More>>

Retirement dreams fizzle for some with 'Obamacare' repeal Video included

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Workers dreaming of early retirement are getting the jitters as Washington debates replacing the Obama-era health care law with a system that could be a lot more expensive for many older Americans. More>>

Correction: Oil Pipeline story

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Environmental activists who tried to disrupt some oil pipeline operations in four states last year to protest the Dakota Access pipeline say they aren't responsible for any recent attacks on that pipeline. More>>

Dakota Access pipeline vandalism highlights sabotage risks

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Environmental activists who tried to disrupt some oil pipeline operations in four states say they aren't responsible for recent acts of vandalism against the Dakota Access pipeline. More>>

Tearful friend of Dylann Roof apologizes at sentencing

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The only person with whom Dylann Roof shared his plans to massacre worshippers at a South Carolina church has been sentenced to 27 months in prison for concealing a crime and lying to the FBI. More>>

'Gong Show' creator Chuck Barris dies at 87

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Game show impresario Chuck Barris has died at 87. Barris, the madcap producer of "The Gong Show" and "The Dating Game," died of natural causes Tuesday afternoon at his home in Palisades, New York. More>>

'Norfolk 4' sailors pardoned by Virginia governor

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Four former sailors who became known as the "Norfolk Four" as they fought rape and murder convictions, saying police intimidated them into falsely confessing to the crimes two decades ago have been pardoned by Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe. More>>

Father: No warning before officers fired on car, killing son

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A Louisiana man says he never heard warnings from the officers before they opened fire on his car, killing his 6-year-old son. More>>

Police: Mom let 2-year-old handle gun before fatal shooting

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Police say a woman arrested after her 2-year-old son picked up her loaded handgun and fatally shot his 9-year-old brother said she previously allowed the 2-year-old to practice pulling the trigger of the gun when it was unloaded. More>>

US prosecutors oppose easing jail conditions for El Chapo

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U.S. prosecutors and lawyers for Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman are sparring over his jail conditions. More>>

Man who stopped fight gets millions of views, tons of praise

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A video showing a man apparently stopping a fight between two teenagers in New Jersey has drawn millions of views and praise for his intervention. More>>

2 sentenced for conspiracy to smuggle people into US

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Two men from India have been sentenced in federal court in New Jersey to prison time for their roles in a conspiracy to smuggle people into the United States. More>>

Man charged with hate crime for seizure-inducing tweet

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A Maryland man blames post-traumatic stress from his overseas military service for impelling him to send a Newsweek reporter a Twitter image intended to trigger an epileptic seizure. More>>

Officer: Utah teens plotted to shoot girl over texts

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Authorities say two teenage boys in Utah accused of shooting a girl in the head concocted the plan while playing video games and discussing wanting to "get rid" of the girl who was texting one of them. More>>

Altered Facebook news headline jolts Virginia governor race

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An altered Facebook headline on a newspaper story involving a statue of Robert E. Lee has blown up into a major sore point in the Virginia GOP primary for governor. More>>

Shrimp fossil is named for British naturalist Attenborough

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A newly discovered, ancient species of crustacean has been named for Sir David Attenborough to mark the famed British naturalist's 90th birthday. More>>

Bid to strip terrorist's citizenship may mark new Trump way

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The Department of Justice has taken the rare step of trying to strip a convicted terrorist of his U.S. citizenship in what some critics say could mark a new, tougher line under President Donald Trump. More>>

Prosecutor: Not reporting Jerry Sandusky let evil 'run wild'

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Prosecutors preparing to lay out their case against Penn State's former president say two of his ex-top lieutenants are among those who could take the stand. More>>

That's not carry-on: Loose snake slumbers on Alaska flight

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A snake carried onto a commuter airplane flying between Alaska communities caused a commotion this past weekend. More>>

Cities, sheriffs find flaws in Trump's immigration jail list

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Local officials from Philadelphia to Texas say a Trump administration report aiming to shame so-called sanctuary cities is riddled with bad information. More>>

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