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Utah officials blame lack of logging for major wildfire

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The nation's largest wildfire has forced more than 1,500 people from their homes and cabins in a southern Utah mountain area home to a ski town and popular fishing lake. Crews in California, meanwhile, are dealing with two new powerful fires. More>>

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3 Chicago officers accused of lying about teen's shooting

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Three Chicago police officers have been indicted on felony charges alleging they conspired to cover up the fatal shooting of black teen Laquan McDonald by a white officer. More>>

The Latest: Maersk says it has 'contained' cyberattack

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Work at an Indian container port has been stalled by malicious software that is crippling computers globally. More>>

Sarah Palin sues paper for tying her PAC ad to mass shooting

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Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin is accusing The New York Times of defamation over an editorial that linked one of her political action committee ads to the mass shooting that severely wounded then-Arizona Congresswoman Gabby Giffords. More>>

Utah lawsuits to test president's power to shrink monuments

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Native American tribes and environmental groups preparing a legal battle to stop President Donald Trump from dismantling Utah's new national monument will face a tougher challenge than anticipated. More>>

California sheriff deputy shot in face; condition unknown

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A transit deputy was shot in the face Monday at a light rail station in Sacramento after getting into a fight with a suspect. More>>

Wind fans the flames of Utah fire that has burned 13 homes

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Firefighters are bracing for more high winds Wednesday as they try to slow a southern Utah wildfire that has burned 13 homes and forced the evacuation of 1,500 people. More>>

Review board wants another look at police shooting decision

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A review board has found a potential error in a North Carolina police department's decision that the fatal shooting of a black man by an officer last year was justified and has scheduled another hearing on the matter in August. More>>

New highly virulent strain of ransomware cripples networks

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New, highly virulent malware apparently seeded in Ukraine wreaks global disruption. More>>

Transit agency: Human error caused subway train derailment

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A subway train derailment in New York City that injured nearly three dozen people and sparked major delays is being blamed on human error, not a track defect. More>>

Michael Moore donates $10,000 to Shakespeare in the Park

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Filmmaker Michael Moore, who is making his Broadway debut this summer in a solo show, will donate $10,000 to Shakespeare in the Park after it lost funding from sponsors due to the controversial "Julius Caesar" production. More>>

Retracted CNN story a boon for president at war with media

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President Donald Trump is using the resignations of three CNN journalists involved in a retracted Russia-related story to resume his attack on the network's credibility. More>>

LA City Council oks plans for George Lucas museum

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With the speed and force of a Jedi Starfighter, Los Angeles officials have cleared the way for "Star Wars" creator George Lucas to build a $1.5 billion Museum of Narrative Art just down the road from his alma mater, the University of Southern California. More>>

Shkreli jury selection expected to take a third day

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Several prospective jurors have been excused from the federal securities fraud trial of an ex-pharmaceutical company executive because they claimed they couldn't be impartial. More>>

Skyscraper lit in Qatar Airways' colors amid dispute

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The Empire State Building in New York City is lit up in burgundy and white for Qatar Airways amid a diplomatic dispute with Qatar. More>>

Study finds pay for public college presidents up 5.3 percent

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A study has found U.S. public college and university presidents saw their pay increase by an average of 5.3 percent last year. More>>

Pence to visit Cleveland area to hear from business owners

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Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to visit suburban Cleveland on Wednesday to meet with small business owners. More>>

California big tunnels win early approval. Questions remain

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Federal officials say they'll provide an update on California Gov. Jerry Brown's ambitious plan to build two massive tunnels to ship water from the northern part of the state to the south. More>>

Pharmacy boss blamed for meningitis outbreak gets 9 years

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The co-founder of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy is set to be sentenced in a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak that killed more than 60 people and sickened hundreds more. More>>

FDA takes steps to boost generic competition, limit prices

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The Food and Drug Administration is making 2 moves to boost the number of approved generic drugs, to make medicines affordable and prevent price gouging. More>>

Ingredient in popular weed killer going on list as cancerous

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California regulators are taking a pivotal step toward requiring the popular weed killer Roundup to come with a warning label. More>>

State: 111 terminally ill end lives under new California law

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California state health officials say 111 terminally ill people took drugs to end their lives since the practice became legal l. More>>

No shots fired, but calls prompt lockdown at military post

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The commander of an Alabama military post says two 911 calls about a potential active shooter prompted a lockdown at the installation but no shooter was ever found and no shots were fired. More>>

Cosby rejects 'sexual assault tour' idea floated by reps

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The stage for Bill Cosby's next trial shifts to California. More>>

Engineers use replica to pinpoint California dam repairs

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California water officials are relying hydrology tests performed in Utah on a replica of the Oroville Dam spillway to pinpoint what repairs will work best at the tallest dam in the U.S for a spillway that was torn apart in February. More>>

Seattle council hears from public about fatal shooting

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Seattle residents and family members of Charleena Lyles demanded change from Seattle police and other city officials during a public hearing about her fatal shooting by police earlier this month. More>>

GOP health bill: Big tax cuts for rich, not much for others

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A new analysis shows that millionaires would get tax cuts averaging $52,000 a year from the Senate Republicans' health bill. More>>

MTA: Train derailment caused by 'improperly secured' rail

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New York subway train derails as it enters station, tossing people to floor, forcing shaken-up passengers to evacuate through darkened tunnels and delivering jolt to transit system plagued by aging equipment and reliability problems. More>>

Heat a possible factor in 12 Maricopa County deaths

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Officials are investigating the heat as a possible culprit in 12 deaths in metro Phoenix last week as temperatures soared to 119 degrees. More>>

3 Chicago police officers indicted in Laquan McDonald case

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Three Chicago police officers have been indicted on felony charges alleging they conspired to cover up the fatal shooting of black teen Laquan McDonald by a white officer. More>>

The Latest: Law enforcement officer shot in Sacramento

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Authorities say a transit deputy was shot in the face Monday at a light rail station in Sacramento after getting into a fight with a suspect. More>>

Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to speak in Boston

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Former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is speaking in Boston this week. More>>

Man to be sentenced in death of girl known as 'Baby Doe'

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A Massachusetts man is set to be sentenced in the death of a 2-year-old girl who became known as Baby Doe after her remains washed up on the shore of a Boston Harbor island. More>>

Pastor due in court in granddaughter's faith healing death

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The pastor of a church that rejects modern medicine is due in court in Pennsylvania on a charge that he failed to report suspected abuse when his 2-year-old granddaughter died of pneumonia. More>>

Trump administration plans border wall models in summer

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The agency in charge of U.S. border security plans to start building prototypes for President Donald Trump's proposed wall with Mexico later this summer. More>>

Activists take step to recall judge in sex assault case

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Activists who filed paperwork to recall a judge who sentenced a former Stanford University swimmer to six months in jail for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman say they believe voters will support the recall 2 years later. More>>

Man plucked from raging California river in dramatic video

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A Nevada man is safe after helicopter rescuers plucked him from a rock surrounded by swift-moving water above a nearly 50-foot waterfall in California. More>>

Report: Black girls thought to need less protection

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A new report says adults think that black girls are less innocent, less in need of protection and seem more adult than similarly aged white girls. More>>

Ten Commandments monument installed at Arkansas Capitol

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Workers have installed a Ten Commandments monument outside Arkansas' Capitol, two years after lawmakers approved a measure permitting the statue on state grounds. More>>

FBI locates car related to missing Chinese scholar case

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FBI locates car related to missing Chinese scholar case. More>>

In New Mexico, Trump's monument review stirs passions

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Desert ranchers and two of the New Mexico's most prominent Republican politicians are hoping the new GOP administration in Washington will dramatically shrink a recently designated national monument in the south of the state. More>>

Q&A: Nevada to launch latest legal vice for tourists: Pot

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Lines are expected Saturday outside some medical marijuana dispensaries in Las Vegas and other Nevada cities that will begin selling pot for recreational use for the first time since voters approved it in November. More>>

Subway train derails, scaring passengers and injuring dozens Video included

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Emergency personnel have responded to a Manhattan subway station where passengers were reporting smoke and a loss of power. More>>

New Trump rules on Cuba travel leaves winners and losers

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The Trump administration's new policy on travel by Americans to Cuba is creating winners and losers. More>>

Confusion reigns in military post lockdown; no shots fired

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A lockdown has been lifted at an Alabama military installation, though officials say they are still investigating a possible active shooter incident there. More>>

APNewsBreak: Family sues over black man's shooting by police

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APNewsBreak: Relatives of a black man who was gunned down by a white police officer in Louisiana's capital are suing the city, claiming the shooting fit a pattern of racist behavior and excessive force by its police force. More>>

The Latest: 911 calls led to military post lockdown

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The commander of an Alabama military post says two 911 calls about a potential active shooter prompted a lockdown at the installation but no shooter was ever found and no shots were fired. More>>

Arizona Supreme Court to rule on same-sex parental rights

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The Arizona Supreme Court has agreed to review the case of a same-sex spouse who had been granted parental rights over her ex-wife's biological child. More>>

Man accused in missing son's slaying denies trying to flee

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A California man suspected of killing his 5-year-old son, who has been missing for more than two months, is due in a Las Vegas courtroom for an extradition hearing. More>>

Governors wary of Medicaid cost shift in Senate health bill

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Governors in states that expanded Medicaid are wary of a bill revealed Thursday by Republican leaders in the U.S. Senate. More>>

Transplanted: Large Idaho sequoia tree finds new home

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A sequoia tree seedling sent more than a century ago by naturalist John Muir to Idaho and planted in a Boise medical doctor's yard has become an obstacle to progress. More>>

Eclipse chasers blaze trail to Oregon for view of a lifetime

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In the shadow of the moon: The first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse to cross the continental United States in 99 years will first be visible in Oregon, and Madras is predicted to be among the country's best viewing spots. More>>

SpaceX launches 10 satellites from California air base

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SpaceX is going for a weekend double-header with a planned launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, just two days after a successful satellite launch from Florida. More>>

Egg executives in salmonella case must report to prison

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A father and son whose Iowa-based egg production company caused a massive 2010 salmonella outbreak have exhausted their appeals and a federal judge has ordered them to begin serving prison sentences. More>>

Baylor confirms NCAA investigation after sex abuse scandal

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Baylor confirms NCAA investigation after sex abuse scandal. More>>

Huge, homely mastiff named Martha wins world's ugliest dog

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The World's Ugliest Dog Contest is celebrating man's best friend's perfect imperfections in California Friday. More>>

Who can get around the travel ban? Video included

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Foreign travelers in a "bona fide relationship" with a person or entity in the United States can get around the travel ban for now. More>>

'Like bombs': Bankrupt company's air bags still out there Video included

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Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. files for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., overcome by lawsuits and recall costs. More>>

Sentencing of 'Baby Doe' mom delayed until July 12

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The mother of a 2-year-old girl who became known as Baby Doe after her remains washed up on a Boston Harbor island is scheduled to be sentenced. More>>

California father buries wrong man after coroner's mistake

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A Southern California man who thought his son had died has learned he buried the wrong man. More>>

Al Capone song, pocket watch fetch over $100K at auction

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A handwritten musical composition by Al Capone are among the items up for bid Saturday in the "Gangsters, Outlaws and Lawmen" auction in Cambridge, Massachusetts. More>>

Wisconsin wants 'Making a Murderer' inmate to stay in jail

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The Wisconsin Department of Justice is asking a federal appeals court to keep an inmate featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" behind bars while the agency appeals a ruling that his confession was coerced. More>>

3 years' probation for man whose behavior forced flight back

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A man whose disruptive behavior on a New York City-bound flight to return to Honolulu was sentenced Monday to three years of probation. More>>

Feds looking into Bernie Sanders' wife over real estate deal

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A spokesman for the wife of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders says she has hired a lawyer as federal investigators examine a real estate deal involving a Vermont college she once ran. More>>

GOP senator to block arms sales over crisis with Qatar

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An influential Republican senator says he'll withhold approval of U.S. weapons sales to several Middle Eastern allies until there is a clear path for settling a diplomatic crisis with Qatar. More>>

No immediate ruling on fate of Texas' 'sanctuary cities' law

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A federal judge is considering whether a new Texas "sanctuary cities" crackdown backed by the Trump administration can take effect. More>>

In defense, Trump seeks to redefine meaning of obstruction

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Trump unleashes a series of tweets in which he tries to place the blame for Russian meddling in U.S. politics and deflect charges of obstruction and collusion on Obama. More>>

Official: Los Angeles officer had dozens of illegal guns

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A law enforcement official says a Los Angeles police officer suspected of having sex with a teenage cadet had dozens of illegal guns in his home. More>>

US lawyer: US entitled to seize Iran-tainted skyscraper

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A U.S. government lawyer has urged a jury to conclude a charity must give up majority ownership of a Manhattan skyscraper because it is secretly controlled by Iran. More>>

Prosecutors use Joe Arpaio's immigration talk against him Video included

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Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio is going on trial in Phoenix on a criminal charge stemming from immigration enforcement actions that are similar to the rhetoric and crackdowns pushed by President Donald Trump. More>>

Utah wildfire grows to largest active fire in US

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A wildfire sparked earlier this month by someone using a torch tool to burn weeds has grown to 72 square miles in southern Utah, becoming the largest active wildfire in the country. More>>

Judge suspends all Iraqi deportations in US for 2 weeks

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Lawyers for Iraqi natives who fear they could be tortured or killed if kicked out of the U.S. have asked a judge to temporarily block their deportations. More>>

Philando Castile's family reaches $3M settlement in death

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The family of Philando Castile has reached a $3 million settlement over his shooting death by a police officer during a traffic stop. More>>

Ex-CEO's reputation precedes him, affects jury selection

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A former pharmaceutical CEO who became a pariah after raising the cost of a life-saving medication 5,000 percent can't keep quiet ahead of his fraud trial. More>>

The Latest: Car accident sparks major wildfire in California

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A wildfire sparked by a traffic accident on a remote highway 80 miles east of Los Angeles has grown to nearly two square miles (over 500 hectares) in just a few hours. More>>

Man convicted of 2nd-degree murder in killing of Baby Doe

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Prosecutors say a verdict has been reached in the trial of a man accused of killing a 2-year-old girl known as Baby Doe after her body washed up on a Boston Harbor island. More>>

World Food Prize goes to African Development Bank president

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The son of a Nigerian farm laborer who rose out of poverty to earn graduate degrees in agricultural economics and spent his career improving the availability of seed and fertilizer for African farmers is the winner of this year's World Food Prize. More>>

Weed killer ingredient going on California list as cancerous

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California regulators are taking a pivotal step toward requiring the popular weed killer Roundup to come with a warning label. More>>

Q&A: Murkiness follows Supreme Court's action on travel ban Video included

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The Supreme Court is allowing a limited version of President Donald Trump's travel ban to take effect, but much remains murky. More>>

Police: Girl's actions caused her to fall from NY park ride

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Authorities are trying to determine exactly how a 14-year-old Delaware girl managed to fall from a New York amusement park ride. More>>

Judge won't disqualify colleague from abortion video case

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A U.S. District Court judge has rejected an attempt to disqualify a fellow judge from a lawsuit over secret video recordings by an anti-abortion group. More>>

Arizona woman convicted in 2011 death of young cousin

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An Arizona woman was convicted of first-degree murder Monday in the death of her 10-year-old cousin who was locked in a small plastic storage box in triple-digit heat. More>>

Baylor says NCAA investigation is 'ongoing, pending'

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Baylor say the school is being investigated by the NCAA in the wake of a sexual assault scandal. More>>

Arkansas inmate on lam for 32 years visiting mom when caught

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Arkansas State Police say a prison escapee who had been on the run for more than three decades was recaptured after authorities received information about his whereabouts from someone who met him 5 years after his escape. More>>

Mystery of missing Chinese scholar shakes up Illinois school

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Authorities are searching for a young Chinese scholar who vanished from the University of Illinois three weeks ago as she headed to sign an apartment lease. More>>

Sheriff: Man killed missing son, 5, after Disneyland trip

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Authorities say the father of a missing Southern California boy had become a flight risk when he was arrested on a murder charge last week in Las Vegas. More>>

The Latest: Baby Doe's mother to be sentenced this week

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The mother of a 2-year-old girl who became known as Baby Doe after her remains were found on a Boston Harbor island will be sentenced this week in connection with the girl's death. More>>

Vandals obliterate info on Emmett Till marker in Mississippi

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Vandals have obliterated information about Emmett Till on a historical marker in Mississippi. More>>

Remy Ma beats Nicki Minaj at BET Awards; '90s R&B shines

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The "B" in BET Awards could stand for Beyonce or Bruno Mars: Both pop stars are the top nominees at Sunday's show, where they will compete in four of the same categories, including video of the year. More>>

Crews begin dismantling Confederate monument in St. Louis

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A Confederate monument will be removed by Friday from a St. Louis park under a deal between the city and the Missouri Civil War Museum. More>>

Jury has verdict for Phoenix woman in death of young cousin

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Jurors say they have a verdict in the murder trial of an Arizona woman charged in the death of a 10-year-old girl who was locked in a small plastic storage box. More>>

Albuquerque TV truck stolen while crew worked on crime story

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While a television news crew was gathering footage for a story about crime in the Albuquerque downtown area, someone stole the station's SUV. More>>

Lawyer awaits probe of St. Louis cop-on-cop shooting

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An attorney for a union that represents black St. Louis police officers says a black officer who was off-duty when he was mistakenly shot by a white colleague is willing to wait for the findings of an investigation into whether race played a role. More>>

Giant sequoia move on schedule in Idaho, tree doing well

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A massive sequoia in Idaho that grew over more than a century from a seedling sent by naturalist John Muir has been uprooted and is poised to travel about two blocks Sunday morning to a new location. More>>

Chance honored by Obama, '90s nostalgia rules at BET Awards

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Chance the Rapper was honored as rapper and humanitarian at the 2017 BET Awards. More>>

New study of Seattle's $15 minimum wage says it costs jobs

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A new study of Seattle's $15-an-hour minimum wage law says it is costing jobs, contrary to another new study released last week. More>>

Clarification: Officer Shot-St Louis story

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The lawyer for a black St. Louis police officer who was off-duty when he tried to help in an arrest but was mistakenly shot by a white officer says his client's race factored into it. More>>

Poll: Younger Republicans more liberal on immigration

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The American Values Atlas finds young Republicans hold significantly more liberal views on immigrants and immigration than their older counterparts. More>>

US investigates after lab improperly ships nuclear material

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Federal regulators are launching an investigation into the improper shipment of nuclear material from Los Alamos National Laboratory to other federal facilities this week. More>>

Bloomberg to launch $17M contest for US cities

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New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg's foundation is putting up more than $17 million to encourage the nation's mayors to address critical issues themselves. More>>

Man catches teen falling from park ride: 'It's OK to let go' Video included

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Officials: Teenage girl falls 25 feet from gondola ride at update New York amusement park, no serious injuries reported. More>>

Dakota Access review to re-examine impact on tribe

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A federal judge has ordered another review of whether the already-operating Dakota Access pipeline might unfairly impact the Standing Rock Sioux, but it's uncertain how the process will unfold. More>>

Gaga on gay pride: It's a time to shine light on equality

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Lady Gaga, a longtime supporter of gay rights, says pride weekend is a time to shine a light on equality and reflect on the importance of tolerance. More>>

8 injured after man drives into LA motel swimming pool

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Los Angeles police say eight people were injured after an SUV crashed into a motel swimming pool, KABC TV reports. More>>

Gay pride parades sound a note of resistance _ and face some

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Gay pride parades in New York, San Francisco and other cities are spotlighting resistance to what participants see as new pressure on gay rights. More>>

Firefighters battle intense wildfires in Utah, California

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Firefighters are continuing to battle a large wildfire in Utah and another wildfire has broken out in Santa Clarita north of Los Angeles. More>>

Hearing resumes for school board member who insulted Obamas

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A hearing is scheduled to resume Monday on whether a one-time candidate for New York governor who publicly insulted former President Barack Obama and his wife should be ousted from the Buffalo school board. More>>

Court says Iowa lottery rigging investigation took too long

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The Iowa Supreme Court has overturned the conviction of a lottery security expert charged with attempting to claim a $16.5 million Iowa jackpot that he rigged. More>>

The Latest: Officials say better weather limited Utah fire

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Officials say that better weather conditions have limited the growth of a wildfire in Utah that has prompted the evacuation of 1,500 people from hundreds of homes and cabins. More>>

Conference: US mayors may shape national climate policy

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New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu says national policy on climate change will emerge from U.S. cities, now that President Donald Trump has withdrawn the country from the Paris climate accords. More>>

A risky fix to repair a city's gutted streetlight grid

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After years in the dark, crews in Tulsa are finally scrambling to rewire the city's decimated lighting grid after copper thieves stole 33 miles (53 kilometers) of the precious metal. More>>

NJ college: Professor fired for racially insensitive remarks

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A New Jersey community college has fired an adjunct professor after officials say she made racially insensitive comments on Fox News. More>>

LAPD chief urges cadets to be ethical in wake of scandal

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Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck has told graduating cadets to be ethical and "do the right thing" in the wake of a scandal involving the youth program. More>>

Southern Utah wildfire grows, crews make slight gains

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A southern Utah wildfire has grown more, reaching 62.7 square miles (162.4 square kilometers) by Saturday night. More>>

Ohio Air Force base recognized for bee conservation

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An Ohio Air Force base has been recognized for its efforts to save bee populations. More>>

Family members: Seattle mom killed by police adored her kids

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Friends and family say a pregnant woman fatally shot this week by Seattle police loved to sing and dance and adored her children. More>>

Colorado officer escorting Pence motorcade hurt in crash

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A Colorado Springs motorcycle officer has been injured in an accident while escorting Vice President Mike Pence's motorcade to the city's airport. More>>

Concert in Utah park honors man killed in London attack

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The life of a Utah man who ran a recording studio before he was killed in a high-profile attack London attack will be celebrated with the local music he loved. More>>

Police investigate 2 possible hate crimes against mosques

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Authorities in Northern California are investigating two possible hate crimes at Islamic centers in Sacramento and Davis. More>>

California governor stops parole for Charles Manson follower

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California Gov. Jerry Brown has blocked parole for Charles Manson follower Bruce Davis. More>>

APNewsBreak: Military heads want transgender enlistment hold

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Officials say U.S. military chiefs will seek a six-month delay before allowing transgender individuals to enlist in their services. More>>

Seattle police: No choice but lethal force in fatal shooting

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Two Seattle police officers who shot and killed a 30-year-old pregnant woman each say they fired their weapons after the woman suddenly pulled a knife and came after them. More>>

Microphone cut after Mormon girl reveals she's gay at church

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A video of a young Mormon girl revealing to her congregation that she is lesbian before her microphone is turned off by local church leaders is sparking a new round of discussions about how the religion handles LGBT issues. More>>

Ferguson attorney: Brown family settlement $1.5 million

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The city attorney in Ferguson, Missouri, says the city's insurance company paid $1.5 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of Michael Brown. More>>

Authorities: Texas mom left 2 kids in hot car as punishment

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Authorities say a Texas woman told investigators that she left her 2-year-old daughter and 16-month-old son in a hot car where they died last month to teach the girl a lesson, and that they didn't lock themselves in, as she initially said. More>>

Uber CEO is pushed out as company tries to clean up its act

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Uber CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick said in a statement to The New York Times that he has accepted a request from investors to step aside. More>>

Cindy causes minor flooding across South as rain continues

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Floodwaters from Tropical Storm Cindy covered timberland and fields across the Deep South on Saturday. More>>

Rolling sequoia: Idaho tree tied to John Muir set for move

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A sequoia tree seedling sent more than a century ago by naturalist John Muir to Idaho and planted in a Boise medical doctor's yard has become an obstacle to progress. More>>

Work to move giant sequoia draws curious Idaho onlookers

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A massive sequoia sent to Boise as a small seedling by naturalist John Muir more than a century ago is now in the way of a hospital's expansion and plans are to move it two blocks away to city property. More>>

Microphone cut after Mormon girl reveals she's gay at church

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A video of a young Mormon girl revealing to her congregation that she is lesbian before her microphone is turned off by local church leaders is sparking a new round of discussions about how the religion handles LGBT issues. More>>

Disneyland devotee visits park for 2,000 days in a row

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Disneyland devotee visits theme park for 2,000 days in a row. More>>

California father denies allegation he killed missing son

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An attorney for man arrested on suspicion of killing his 5-year-old son, who has been missing for two months, says his client adamantly denies the allegations. More>>

Mountain Valley review finds limited environmental impacts

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Federal regulators are scheduled to release an assessment of the environmental impacts of a proposed natural gas pipeline that would part of Virginia. More>>

Police: UPS shooter in San Francisco armed with stolen guns

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San Francisco police say the UPS driver who shot and killed three colleagues last week was armed with two stolen guns and appeared to target his victims. More>>

California governor stops parole for Charles Manson follower

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California Gov. Jerry Brown has blocked parole for Charles Manson follower Bruce Davis. More>>

Fake quake: Report of major California temblor a false alarm

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A report of a major earthquake off the California coast has turned out to be a false alarm based on a quake from 1925. More>>

A 2nd mistrial: Jury deadlocks in Ohio cop's murder retrial

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Deliberations in the second trial of a white former University of Cincinnati police officer who shot an unarmed black motorist have gone on longer than in his first trial. More>>

Trump signs law to make VA more accountable for vets' care

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President Donald Trump says he's taking "historic action" to transform the Department of Veterans Affairs. More>>

Tallest building west of Mississippi River opens in LA

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The tallest building west of the Mississippi River is opening its doors in once-stodgy downtown Los Angeles that is sprouting a crop of new skyscrapers. More>>

Pence visits Focus on Family amid change for religious right

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Vice President Pence's planned visit to Focus on the Family comes at a time of change for the religious right. More>>

LA-area father arrested on suspicion of killing missing son

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The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says the father of a 5-year-old who has been missing for two months has been arrested on suspicion of his son's murder. More>>

2 in Thunderbirds jet accident in Ohio in good condition

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Authorities say a military jet in practice for an Ohio air show has been involved in an accident. More>>

Black off-duty St. Louis officer shot by white officer

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St. Louis police say a black off-duty officer who heard a commotion near his home and tried to help fellow officers arrest three black suspects was shot by a white officer who did not recognize him. More>>

Utah evacuees watched flames draw closer, smoke get thicker

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A wildfire near a southern Utah ski town has doubled in size for the second night in a row and burned a total of 13 homes. More>>

Lawyers seek to free inmate featured in 'Making a Murderer'

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Prosecutors say they'll seek to reverse an appeals court decision that the confession of a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series 'Making a Murderer' was improperly obtained. More>>

The Latest: Tallest building west of Mississippi River open

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The tallest building west of the Mississippi River has opened its doors in downtown Los Angeles. More>>

Cindy's remnants: Street flooding from South to the Midwest

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Forecasters expect remnants of Tropical Depression Cindy to drench parts of Tennessee, Kentucky and West Virginia, bringing heavy rainfall, possible flash flooding and higher river and lake levels through the weekend. More>>

Senate panel seeks details on Lynch role in Clinton probe

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Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee are seeking information about alleged political interference by former Attorney General Loretta Lynch into the FBI's investigation of Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server. More>>

USA Gymnastics doctor to stand trial on sex assault charges

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A judge has ordered a longtime doctor at Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics to stand trial on charges alleging that he sexually assaulted six young gymnasts while they were seeking treatment for various injuries. More>>

Mountain Valley review finds limited environmental impacts

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Federal regulators are scheduled to release an assessment of the environmental impacts of a proposed natural gas pipeline that would part of Virginia. More>>

Judge orders changes at Wisconsin juvenile prisons

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A federal judge is set to decide whether Wisconsin's juvenile prisons can continue using pepper spray and shackles on inmates and schedule them to long periods in isolation. More>>

Video of gaming Seattle officer discussing shooting removed

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After an online outcry, a Seattle Police Department video in which an officer playing a video game discussed the recent fatal police shooting of a pregnant mother has been removed from social media. More>>

Doctors: Officer stabbed in neck at airport recovering well

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Doctors say the Flint, Michigan, airport officer stabbed in the neck during what federal authorities are investigating as a terrorist act is recovering well from the life-threatening attack. More>>

NY governor's 9/11 worker pardon unlikely to spark a trend

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo's pardon of a 9/11 worker's 1990 drug conviction is unlikely to lead to a wave of similar pardons aimed at preventing deportations. More>>

The Latest: Black groups in Cincinnati upset by 2nd mistrial

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Jury deadlocks again, mistrial declared in murder retrial of white Ohio officer charged in black driver's slaying. More>>

Mayors: Look to us, not Washington, for results

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America's leading mayors want voters and higher-ranking politicians to look to the nation's city halls for example of government actually working. More>>

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

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

Supreme Court could reveal action on travel ban at any time

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The Supreme Court has almost certainly decided what to do about President Donald Trump's travel ban affecting citizens of six mostly Muslim countries. More>>

Man convicted of sexually assaulting 12-year-old to go free

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A New Jersey man convicted of having sex with a 12-year-old girl is to be freed from prison _ and cannot be retried _ after an appeals court found that "fatal" mistakes made at the trial left the verdicts unintelligible. More>>

The Latest: Doctors: Officer stabbed at airport recovering

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Doctors say the Flint, Michigan, airport officer stabbed in the neck during what federal authorities are investigating as an act of terrorism is recovering well from the life-threatening attack. More>>

Q&A: A look at US-Canada border after airport stabbing

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Authorities say a Canadian man from Tunisia crossed legally into the U.S. days before stabbing a police officer in the neck at a Michigan airport. More>>

The Latest: Sports doctor to stand trial on assault charges

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A longtime sports doctor at Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics has been ordered to trial on charges alleging he sexually assaulted six young gymnasts while they sought treatment for injuries. More>>

Drug shows promise against vision-robbing disease in seniors

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An experimental drug is showing promise against an untreatable eye disease that blinds older adults _ and intriguingly, it seems to work in patients who carry a particular gene flaw that fuels the damage to their vision. More>>

Heat wave boosts burns in Phoenix as pavement, cars scald

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The main burn center in Phoenix has seen its emergency department visits double during the heat wave that is scorching the Southwest U.S. More>>

Oregon joins states where roadkill can be harvested for food

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Under an Oregon roadkill bill passed overwhelmingly by the Legislature and signed last week by the governor, motorists who crash into the animals can now harvest the meat. More>>

Associated Press announces 2017 staff awards

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Coverage of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, the demise of Venezuelan society, and fighting in Mosul, Iraq, won top honors in the 2017 Associated Press Staff Awards. More>>

Bear in fatal Alaska mauling killed

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Alaska wildlife officials say a black bear believed to have fatally mauled a 16-year-old during a weekend mountain race has been shot and killed along with three other black bears. More>>

Juror: Cosby panel was concerned about 'politics' of case

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A juror says after 52 hours of deliberations, two holdouts in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial outside Philadelphia refused to convict the 79-year-old comedian. More>>

Parole denied for Manson follower Krenwinkel in California

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A parole hearing has resumed for convicted killer Patricia Krenwinkel, a follower of cult leader Charles Manson, after officials investigated whether battered women's syndrome affected her state of mind at the time of the notorious murders. More>>

Detroit judge halts deportation of Iraqi Christians

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A judge has temporarily halted the deportation of more than 100 Iraqi Christians living in the Detroit area who fear torture and possible death if sent back to Iraq. More>>

How the Senate health bill compares to House, 'Obamacare'

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Comparing the Senate health care bill to its House counterpart and 'Obamacare'. More>>

Senate GOP unveils 'Obamacare' overhaul, but not all aboard Video included

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Congressional aides and lobbyists say Senate Republicans would cut Medicaid, end penalties for people not buying insurance and erase a raft of tax increases as part of their long-awaited health care bill. More>>

Scrutiny intensifies over safety at US nuclear weapons lab

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The safety record at Los Alamos National Laboratory is facing intensifying criticism as work ramps up to produce a key component for the U.S. nuclear weapons cache. More>>

Deputies firing on charging dog hit, kill teen boy

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When a dog that had already bit one of them charged a group of deputies, two of them opened fire. A teenage boy standing some 30 feet behind was struck down by a bullet that apparently bounced on the concrete and hit him in the chest. More>>

Police: Dog that mauled 2 kids in car seats to be euthanized

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Police say a pit bull that mauled two young children in Pennsylvania as they sat helplessly strapped into their car seats is being euthanized next week. More>>

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