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Sen. McCain faces cancer battle with typical feistiness

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Sen. John McCain's packed agenda while on break from Congress in his home state of Arizona has hardly been the schedule of a typical brain cancer patient - or even someone about to turn 81. More>>

US, Canada, Mexico pledge quick work to update NAFTA

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U.S., Canadian and Mexican negotiators are pledging to work quickly to update the North American Free Trade Agreement, a 23-year-old pact that President Donald Trump has called the worst trade deal in history. More>>

Neo-Nazi site's publisher says he's got no home on internet

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A federal lawsuit accuses the publisher of a notorious neo-Nazi website of defaming a Muslim-American radio host by falsely labeling him the "mastermind" behind a deadly bombing at a concert in England. More>>

Tech companies banishing extremists after Charlottesville

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Major tech companies are taking a firmer stand against white supremacists in the wake of the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. More>>

July ranks 2nd for heat globally, hottest recorded on land

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US government scientists calculate that Earth broiled last month to more record-like heat, calling it part of man-made global warming. More>>

Prosecutors: Prof killed boyfriend as part of sexual fantasy

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Prosecutors say the fatal stabbing of a hairstylist in Chicago was part of a sexual fantasy hatched online between a professor and university employee. More>>

1979 Klan-Nazi attack survivor hopes for a 'justice river'

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Leader of a march attacked by Klan, Nazis in Greensboro in 1979 sees hope for a 'justice river'. More>>

Fallen forensics: What a 2016 report has to say about them

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What a 2016 report has to say about various forensic methods that are coming under fire. More>>

Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host, dies at 91

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Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, has died. More>>

Eclipse weather forecast: Best in West, least in East

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If you want good eclipse watching weather, Oregon and Idaho look like the best spot. More>>

Researchers find wreckage of WWII-era USS Indianapolis

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Researchers find wreckage of USS Indianapolis, ship that carried critical components of Hiroshima bomb and became worst maritime disaster in Navy's history. More>>

Tribes hope for renewal in solar eclipse; not all will watch

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American Indian tribes hope for renewal in the upcoming solar eclipse, though not all will watch. More>>

Schools in eclipse's path seize on ready-made science lesson

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In towns and cities along the path of the solar eclipse, some school districts are seizing the opportunity for ready-made science lessons. More>>

Eclipse eve: Millions converge across US to see sun go dark

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Millions of eclipse watchers are converging on a narrow corridor stretching from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the sun Monday. More>>

America still in turmoil a year after Kaepernick's protest

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Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's national anthem protest is still causing debate in and around the NFL a year later as the embattled quarterback looks for a chance to play again. More>>

Most American Indian tribes opt out of federal death penalty

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In Indian Country, most tribes opt out of the death penalty for federal crimes on tribal land. More>>

Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91

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Jerry Lewis, multitalented entertainer and filmmaker, dies at 91 in Las Vegas. More>>

Rescuers expand search for Army helicopter crew in Hawaii

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The Coast Guard has expanded its search for five crew members of a downed Army Black Hawk helicopter that crashed into the ocean off the coast of Hawaii more than four days ago. More>>

Senator who hoped for Trump assassination in post apologizes

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Missouri lawmaker who temporarily posted Facebook comment expressing hope that President Donald Trump would be assassinated apologizes to Trump and his family, but says she has no plans to resign. More>>

Florida zoo is latest charity to move gala from Trump resort

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A Florida-based zoo and conservation society has decided not to hold its annual gala at President Trump's Florida resort. More>>

Free speech supporters: Outnumbered, but rally was a success

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Supporters of a conservative "free speech rally" that drew tens of thousands of counterprotesters say the event was a success. More>>

3 charities cancel Mar-a-Lago events amid Trump backlash

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A leading U.S. hospital says it will pull an annual fundraiser from Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort after all. More>>

Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies at 84

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Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health has died. More>>

Plenty at stake in jury selection for Menendez trial

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Attorneys in the corruption trial of Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez will have plenty of factors to consider when they begin the final phase of jury selection this week. More>>

Incentives offered for new agents at remote border crossings

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection is offering hiring bonuses and job security to people willing to work at some of the nation's most remote border crossings with Canada and Mexico. More>>

No bond for suspect in officers' fatal shooting in Fla.

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A suspect in the fatal shooting of two police officers in Florida will be staying in jail after a judge denied him bond Sunday, saying there was probable cause for his first-degree murder charge. More>>

Suspect in killings of 2 Fla. officers arrested at bar

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Florida authorities say two Kissimmee police officers have been shot. More>>

NASA, PBS marking 40 years since Voyager spacecraft launches

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NASA and PBS are marking 40 years since the back-to-back launches of the Voyager spacecraft. More>>

Massive counterprotest upstages Boston "free speech rally"

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Thousands of demonstrators chanting anti-Nazi slogans upstaged planned "free speech rally" by a small group in Boston a week after a violent clash in Virginia. More>>

Numbers drawn for Powerball jackpot, estimated at $535M

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Powerball players will hold their breath as numbers are drawn for one of the nation's biggest lottery jackpots. More>>

Special eclipse glasses selling out quickly

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Eclipse mania is building and so is demand for the glasses that make it safe to view the first total solar eclipse to cross the U.S. in 99 years. More>>

Trump to visit Marine base in Yuma before Phoenix rally

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The White House says President Donald Trump is scheduled to visit a Marine Corps base in Arizona along the U.S.-Mexico border. More>>

Serpico, others from NYPD, rally in support of Kaepernick

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Dozens of current and former members of the New York Police Department and others rallied Saturday in support of Colin Kaepernick. More>>

Mastermind of lottery fraud faces 25-year prison sentence

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A former lottery computer programmer who has pleaded guilty in Iowa to running a criminal scheme that allowed him to collect $2 million in lottery winnings in four states is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday. More>>

Duke University removes damaged Robert E. Lee statue

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Duke University has removed a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee days after it was vandalized. More>>

The past is still present in a changing Virginia

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How Virginia chooses to remember its past is a highly combustible issue, as shown by the deadly violence that erupted last weekend over plans to remove a statue of Robert E. Lee. More>>

The Latest: About 20 protesters linger near Dallas cemetery

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Demonstrators are arriving at a counterprotest ahead of a conservative rally that's getting underway on Boston Common. More>>

'Free speech rally' cut short after massive counterprotest

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Conservative activists and leftist counter-protesters are preparing for a rally on Boston Common that could draw thousands a week after a demonstration in Virginia turned deadly. More>>

Judge refuses to end Roman Polanski sex assault case

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A Los Angeles judge has denied the impassioned plea of Roman Polanski's victim to end the criminal case against the fugitive director. More>>

Northwestern prof, Oxford staffer extradited to Chicago

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An Oxford University employee accused of killing a 26-year-old hair stylist has been extradited to Chicago. More>>

The Latest: Gov. takes case from non-death-penalty lawyer

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Florida authorities say 4 police officers shot in two cities. More>>

Fear, resolve and more security at Charlottesville's temple

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The presence of hundreds of white nationalists and deadly violence last weekend has members of Charlottesville's lone synagogue confronting new levels of anxiety and resolve. More>>

Evacuation orders affect hundreds in California, Oregon

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Evacuation orders affecting hundreds of people were issued in California and Oregon as wildfires neared small towns, including one that's a prime location for viewing the eclipse. More>>

Utah teacher wants wedding gifts sent to homeless, not her

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A Utah high school teacher is getting married next month, but instead of registering for a blender or stemware, she's asking for shoes and backpacks to give homeless kids at her school. More>>

NASA launches last of its longtime tracking satellites

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NASA has launched the last of its longtime tracking and communication satellites. More>>

Feds allege California Marines involved in $67M health fraud

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Federal authorities say Southern California Marines were recruited for a scheme that bilked the government's military health insurance provider out of $67 million. More>>

Small earthquake strikes off Hawaii island's east coast

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A magnitude 4.1 earthquake hit off the coast of the Big Island of Hawaii. More>>

Man denies purposely spraying manure on border patrol car

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A Vermont man accused of spraying liquid manure on a marked U.S. Customs and Border Protection car after confronting an agent about immigration enforcement is scheduled to appear in court. More>>

Charlottesville exposes new threat for college campuses

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Colleges are bracing for more violence on campus after a deadly attack at a white nationalist rally in Virginia became the latest example of hatred migrating from the internet to the streets. More>>

Charlottesville mayor calls for swift removal of Lee statue

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The mother of a woman who was killed while protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, says she won't talk to President Donald Trump because of comments he made after her daughter's death. More>>

Express Scripts to limit opioids; doctors concerned

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

Grand Teton park to escape Yellowstone's shadow for eclipse

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Grand Teton National Park sits in the shadow of its world-renowned neighbor, Yellowstone National Park. More>>

The lore and lure of eclipses: Blood, sex and some snacking

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For thousands of years, people have made up stories to explain why the sun suddenly disappears during the middle of the day. More>>

The Latest: Suspect in stabbing death back in Chicago

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A Northwestern University professor accused with another man in the brutal stabbing death of a 26-year-old hair stylist has returned to Chicago from California to face murder charges. More>>

Eclipse concerns cause school district to cancel classes

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A school district in Ohio has canceled classes on Monday over concerns about students damaging their eyes while looking at the solar eclipse. More>>

Dashcam video shows white cop punching black man during stop Video included

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Dashcam video of a white officer repeatedly punching a black man and hitting his head on pavement appears to show a different sequence of events than how Ohio police had initially described it. More>>

Border agents track drone from sky to drugs on the ground

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A 25-year-old U.S. citizen has been charged with using a drone to smuggle more than 13 pounds of methamphetamine from Mexico by drone, an unusually large seizure for what is still a novel technique to bring illegal drugs into the United States. More>>

The Latest: Trump offers support to Kissimmee PD

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Florida gov. 'heartbroken' after 4 officers shot. More>>

Family: California man celebrating marriage killed in Spain

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The State Department says at least one American was killed and one injured in the attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils, Spain. More>>

Helicopter crew had life vests, air bottles during crash

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All five crew members that were aboard a Black Hawk helicopter that crashed over the Pacific had life vests and an air bottle for underwater breathing. More>>

Trump ousts Bannon, his influential, divisive strategist Video included

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White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is leaving his White House post. More>>

Pardon of Joe Arpaio would refute crux of immigration debate

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The possibility of President Donald Trump pardoning former Sheriff Joe Arpaio has led to criticism that it would contradict a key theme in the immigration debate. More>>

Underwater devices look for Army helicopter crew off Hawaii

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The Navy is using remotely operated underwater vehicles and sonar to help in the search for a missing Army helicopter and its five-member crew off Hawaii. More>>

Oregon wildfire causes evacuations in prime eclipse zone

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Residents of more than 400 homes in a prime eclipse-viewing location in Oregon have been ordered to evacuate because of a rapidly growing wildfire that's already closed access to a portion of a wilderness area and a regional highway. More>>

NY subway tiles with Confederate flag look to be altered

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Transit officials have decided to alter subway tiles at a Manhattan station that have a cross-like design that's been compared to the Confederate flag. More>>

Expert: Arkansas may have reliable source of execution drug

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A death penalty expert says Arkansas may have found a reliable source for an execution drug. More>>

Lawmaker who made Trump assassination remark may face ouster

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Missouri lawmaker who temporarily posted Facebook comment hoping for President Donald Trump's assassination could face effort to remove her from office. More>>

California tightens rules on popular pesticide for farmers

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California regulators say they're tightening the rules on a pesticide popular with farmers over new health concerns. More>>

Woman: Oregon train stabbings could have been prevented

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A Portland woman says police could have prevented a fatal attack on two men who came to the aid of teenage girls being harassed on Portland light-rail train if they had taken her earlier complaint against a white supremacist more seriously. More>>

NFL linebacker Greene says dropped gun charge 'was false'

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A gun charge against a former NFL linebacker has been dropped after his lawyer says the man who said he gave him a weapon admitted he lied. More>>

Brother of Sinaloa cartel leader arrested in Arizona

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The brother of a Sinaloa cartel leader has been arrested at an Arizona border crossing, less than a month after his nephew surrendered to U.S. authorities. More>>

Chasing eclipses across the globe is a way of life for some

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Eclipse chasers from around the globe will be watching again when the sun goes dark in the US. More>>

Why hate came to the progressive island of Charlottesville

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Why hate came to Charlottesville, a progressive island surrounded by conservative Virginia. More>>

Troopers pay tribute to 4 people killed in 1997 shootings

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New Hampshire state troopers have gathered to remember comrades who were among those killed or wounded 20 years ago in one of the region's worst shootings. More>>

California mass killer spared death sentence

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A California judge has ruled that a convicted mass killer will be spared the death penalty amid a long-running scandal over authorities' use of jailhouse informants. More>>

Trump to address American Legion convention in Reno

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President Donald Trump will visit northern Nevada and address the American Legion convention next week. More>>

Federal judge delays sentencing man who plotted US attacks

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An Ohio man charged with plotting to kill military members in the U.S. after receiving overseas training is scheduled to be sentenced. More>>

New Hampshire confirms identity of suspected serial killer

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New Hampshire authorities say they have confirmed the identity of a suspected serial killer. More>>

Turkey bones may help trace fate of ancient cliff dwellers

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Archaeologists say DNA from ancient bones of domesticated turkeys provides a clue into the mysterious exodus of cliff dwellers from southwestern Colorado 700 years ago. 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>>

Tennessee site marks milestone with shipment to US nuke dump

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A federal lab in Tennessee has made its first shipment in five years to the nation's only underground nuclear waste repository, marking another milestone as the U.S. gets its multibillion-dollar cleanup program back on track. More>>

'Spectacular' autumn foliage is forecast for New England

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New England's fall foliage forecast is looking so fine it's enough to make a maple leaf blush. More>>

Judge: Ex-treasure hunter should remain jailed for contempt

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An ex-treasure hunter jailed on contempt-of-court charges is ready to argue before an Ohio judge why his imprisonment should be ended. More>>

US post offices in path of eclipse offer special postmarks

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More than 110 U.S. post offices offering special postmarks for Monday's solar eclipse. More>>

Maryland removes Dred Scott ruling author's statue

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A statue of the U.S. Supreme Court justice who wrote the Dred Scott decision that upheld slavery and denied citizenship to African Americans has been removed from the grounds of the Maryland State House. More>>

Search area expands for Army helicopter missing off Hawaii

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A multi-agency team scoured the ocean off Hawaii for five soldiers aboard an Army helicopter that went down during a nighttime training exercise. More>>

Lawsuit: Birth control for sentencing breaks violated rights

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A federal lawsuit claims a Tennessee sheriff and judge violated the constitutional rights of inmates by reducing their jail time if they underwent free birth control procedures. More>>

Arkansas has new supply of lethal drug; execution to be set

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Arkansas has a new supply of a controversial lethal drug, and the state's attorney general has asked the governor to set an execution date for a death row inmate condemned for a 1991 killing. More>>

US Jewish criticism of Trump expands to some supporters

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Trump's response to the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, is drawing criticism from some American Jews who are usually reluctant to criticize him. More>>

Guatemalan immigrant seeks sanctuary in Manhattan church

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A Guatemalan immigrant with no authorization to live in the U.S. is entering a church in Manhattan with her three children to seek refuge from immigration authorities. More>>

Tillerson, Mattis insist military options remain for NKorea

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The U.S. and Japanese defense chiefs and top diplomats are meeting in Washington to discuss North Korea amid mixed messages from the Trump administration on how to deal with the threat. More>>

A grim subway reality: Corpses sometimes kept in break rooms

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Transit workers are complaining about the longstanding police practice of using employee break rooms and bathrooms to temporarily store the bodies of people struck and killed by subway trains. More>>

Southern anger: Nazis, KKK 'hijacking' Confederate debate

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Many white Southerners are upset that neo-Nazis and the KKK have become a face of the fight over Confederate monuments. More>>

Acclaimed modernist architect Gunnar Birkerts dies at 92

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Gunnar Birkerts, an internationally acclaimed modernist architect who designed buildings including the Federal Reserve Bank in Minneapolis, the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, New York, and the University of Michigan Law Library, has died. More>>

Legal deal over harsh CIA interrogations marks a milestone

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A settlement has been reached in a key lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberties Union against two psychologists involved in designing the CIA's harsh interrogation methods in the war on terror. More>>

LL Bean boosting production of iconic boot

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L.L. Bean is kicking it up a notch as demand continues to surge for its iconic boot. More>>

Illinois conservative group's cartoon sparks racial clash

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Political cartoon circulated by conservative Illinois think tank with ties to Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner triggers accusations of racism and insensitivity in wake of deadly rally attack in Virginia. More>>

Michigan State University rejects white nationalist event

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Michigan State University says it's denied a request to rent space to a group headed by white nationalist Richard Spencer. More>>

Parents of Newtown victims want to know if teachers had keys

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Lawyers for the parents of two children killed in the Newtown school massacre are demanding to see evidence that two slain teachers had access to keys that could have been used to lock their classroom doors. More>>

US teen drug overdose deaths inch up after years of decline

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A new report finds drug overdose deaths among US teens have inched up after years of decline. More>>

Columbus officer who shot 13-year-old boy feared gunfight

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Records show the white Columbus police officer who fatally shot a black 13-year-old boy after a suspected robbery last year feared a gunfight with the teen. More>>

Ex-NY governor hopeful who insulted Obamas kicked off board

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A former candidate for New York governor whose insults of Barack and Michelle Obama preceded calls for his ouster from the Buffalo school board has been removed from the post. More>>

Despite recurring turmoil, Mississippi hasn't budged on flag

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White supremacists waved the Confederate battle flag amid weekend violence in Virginia, prompting critics to say Mississippi should remove the symbol from its state banner. More>>

Gov: Removing Confederate statues like losing 9/11 memorial

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Maine's Republican governor says taking down statues of Confederate figures is "just like" removing a monument to people who died in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. More>>

FAA changes San Francisco landing rules after close call

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Federal officials are imposing new rules on nighttime landings at San Francisco International Airport after an Air Canada jet nearly struck planes on the ground last month. More>>

Texas police chiefs start adapting to sanctuary cities law

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Even as Texas' new law targeting so-called sanctuary cities remains in legal limbo, police chiefs and sheriffs are making changes to comply. More>>

Charlottesville woman's family: Fight injustice like she did

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Family members of the young woman mowed down while protesting a white nationalist rally say the best way to honor Heather Heyer is to continue her fight against injustice. More>>

Charlottesville violence revives painful past for minorities

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

President Trump's ardent backers support him more than ever Video included

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Even as some Republican leaders distance themselves from Trump, his most ardent grassroots supporters still back him. More>>

Missouri regulators reject massive Midwest wind power line

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Missouri utility regulators reject proposed high-voltage power line to carry wind power across the Midwest. More>>

Business execs shunned Trump panels before he disbanded them Video included

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

Ousted chief justice makes runoff in Alabama Senate race

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

Body scanners being piloted in Los Angeles subway system

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Passengers boarding subway trains in Los Angeles may soon be shuffled through airport-style body scanners that are aimed to detect firearms and explosives. More>>

Neutron beams, x-rays reveal more about T. rex relative

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Researchers at one of the nation's top federal laboratories have used neutron beams and high-energy X-rays to produce the highest resolution scan ever done of the inner workings of a fossilized tyrannosaur skull. More>>

Driver of Texas trailer indicted for 10 passengers' deaths

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A federal grand jury has indicted the driver of a tractor-trailer crammed with people crossing into the United States in an alleged human smuggling operation that led to 10 people's deaths. More>>

Federal court: Arkansas can block Planned Parenthood money

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

Colorful portraits show faces of New Hampshire drug crisis

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What started as one mother's private outlet for grief has grown into a larger effort to both comfort others and reduce the stigma of addiction in New Hampshire. More>>

Accidental deaths of endangered whale threatens its survival

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Marine conservation groups say accidental deaths this year among the endangered North Atlantic right whales threaten the species' survival. More>>

Dangerously cheesy? Cheetos pop-up restaurant opens in NYC Video included

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The company behind Fritos and Tostitos is celebrating its Cheetos brand with a three-day pop-up restaurant devoted to the cheesy puffed cornmeal snack that coats your hands with orange dust. More>>

Colorado resort won't host anti-immigration conference

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A Colorado resort says it won't host a conference organized by a national anti-immigration group in April following criticism in the wake of violent protests in Charlottesville. More>>

National Park Service ends ban on disposable water bottles

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National Parks Service officials say they will discontinue the agency's policy encouraging U.S. national parks to eliminate the sale of disposable plastic water bottles years after first implementing the ban. More>>

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

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

Charlottesville victim's mother urges 'righteous action'

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

Virginia clashes bring attention to anti-fascist movement

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

5 missing after Army helicopter goes down, items found

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

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

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

The Latest: 2 pilots, 3 crew on missing Army helicopter

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

Back to bomb shelters? North Korea threats revive nuke fears

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

Mayor: Baltimore statues came down 'quietly, quickly'

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

Phoenix mayor not happy about President Trump's rally plans

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President Donald Trump plans to rally supporters in Phoenix next week, and Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton is not happy about it. More>>

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

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

Man gets life in prison for Chinese student's beating death

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A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for beating to death a University of Southern California graduate student from China. More>>

Governors of 2 pot states push back on Trump administration

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Governors in at least two states that have legalized recreational marijuana are pushing back against the Trump administration and defending their efforts to regulate the industry. More>>

Winner of Utah GOP primary cuts nuanced stance on Trump

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

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

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

Texas governor suggests 'bathroom bill' likely dead for now

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he revived a "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people even though he was told it wouldn't get a vote in the GOP-controlled state House. More>>

Youngest victim of marathon bombing has park named after him

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The mother of an 8-year-old boy killed in the Boston Marathon bombing says she's pleased that work is about to begin on a park named after her son. More>>

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

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

University of Florida says no to white nationalist event

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The University of Florida is denying a request by a group headed by white supremacist Richard Spencer to rent space on the campus for a September event. More>>

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

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

Man drives himself to hospital with nail in his heart

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

Woman gets OK for license plate inspired by 'covfefe' tweet

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Ohio officials have granted a woman's request to have President Donald Trump's mysterious tweeted typo, "covfefe," on her license plate. More>>

Infant left outside in plastic bag released from hospital

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Authorities say an 8-month-old girl who survived being abandoned in a plastic bag left in an upstate New York yard has been released from a hospital. More>>

Michael Moore leads audience of Broadway play to Trump Tower

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Michael Moore has led the audience of his Broadway play to Trump Tower to protest President Donald Trump's comments about last weekend's deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. More>>

Moore, Strange in GOP runoff in Alabama Senate race

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

'Bathroom bill' dies again in Texas as session abruptly ends

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The Texas Legislature has adjourned for good, ending its month-long special session a day early. More>>

Montana's Health Co-op remains standing as others falter

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Montana's health care co-op resumes accepting new enrollees on Sunday after it voluntarily pulled itself from the state's insurance marketplace in December. More>>

Report: Woods had marijuana, painkillers in system at arrest

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

AP Explains: How the Texas 'bathroom bill' keeps faltering

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A Texas version of a North Carolina-style "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people again sputtered out Tuesday. More>>

North Korea threat prompts Guam natives to assert rights

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The threatened missile attack by North Korea on Guam has prompted calls for peace from the island's indigenous people. More>>

Owner: Cafe probed in death of broadcaster's wife was closed

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The owner of Connecticut restaurant being investigated by alcohol regulators in connection with the car crash that killed the wife of longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman says the business was closed the day she died. More>>

SpaceX launches experiments, ice cream to space station

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SpaceX is about to launch several-thousand pounds of research to the International Space Station _ plus ice cream. More>>

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

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

Violence adds momentum to removal of Confederate statues

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

Wingtip of Delta Air Lines plane clips another plane

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Officials say the wingtip of a Delta Air Lines plane struck an American Airlines plane at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport. More>>

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

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

Rudy Giuliani undergoes surgery after falling on vacation

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Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani was rushed to the hospital for emergency surgery over the weekend after falling while on vacation on Long Island. More>>

Trump comments please, anger, then please hate group leaders

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

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

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

Report: Higher premiums if Trump halts 'Obamacare' subsidies

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

British cybersecurity expert pleads not guilty to US charges

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A British cybersecurity researcher credited with helping curb a recent worldwide ransomware attack is expected in court Monday to hear federal charges accusing him of creating malicious software to steal banking information in 2014. More>>

Backlash over GOP bills to shield drivers who hit protesters

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The vehicle attack on counter-protesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia has brought attention to a push in some state legislatures to shield drivers from liability when they accidentally injure protesters blocking public streets. More>>

Man beaten at protest says police were indifferent to attack

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A Virginia man says police failed to come to his aid as he was beaten by white supremacists during Saturday's violent protests that led to three deaths. More>>

Texas Senate OKs restricting insurance coverage for abortion

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

The Latest: Curtis wins GOP primary for US House seat

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

Fugitive sought for dumping radioactive oilfield waste

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Federal officials say a fugitive who escaped custody in Wyoming four years ago is being sought for the illegal dumping of radioactive oilfield waste in North Dakota. More>>

Korea fight is latest conflict for indigenous people of Guam

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The threatened missile attack by North Korea on Guam has prompted calls for peace from the island's indigenous people. More>>

Missouri woman fired after post against police support sign

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Missouri woman says she was fired from her job after criticizing a coffee shop on social media for displaying a 'Back the Blue' sign supporting police. More>>

AP Explains: How the Texas 'bathroom bill' keeps faltering

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A Texas version of a North Carolina-style "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people is lurching toward defeat for a second time and now has little path forward this year. More>>

US: 'Zero' chance of Colorado River water shortage in 2018

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U.S. water managers say there will be no water cutbacks in 2018 for millions of residents and farmers served by the Lake Mead reservoir on the Colorado River, thanks to heavy snows last winter. More>>

Los Angeles officers justified in fatal shooting of man, 18

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A civilian oversight board has found Los Angeles police officers acted within policy in the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old man that sparked several Black Lives Matter protests. More>>

Northern California officials brace for political rallies

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Northern California authorities are bracing for politically charged protests in the coming weeks amid growing concerns of violence after the recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia. More>>

The Latest: LA officers justified in fatal shooting of man

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Authorities say three people were arrested after protesting during a Los Angeles Police Commission meeting where the oversight panel was expected to review the fatal police shooting of an 18-year-old. More>>

Mormon church specifically condemns white supremacy

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The Mormon church is specifically condemning white supremacist attitudes in its strongest statement since a Virginia rally over a Confederate War monument descended into deadly violence. More>>

Mom called police over threatening acts by Virginia driver

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The mother of a man charged with killing a woman at a white nationalist rally had previously called police because of her son's threatening behavior. More>>

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