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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>>

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'Pharma Bro' defies advice to keep quiet before fraud trial

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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>>

Pharmacy head to be sentenced in deadly meningitis outbreak

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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>>

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>>

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>>

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>>

Joe Arpaio on trial over immigration actions echoing Trump's

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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>>

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>>

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

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

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>>

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>>

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>>

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>>

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>>

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>>

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>>

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>>

Feds to give update on California's big water tunnels

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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>>

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>>

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>>

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>>

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>>

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>>

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>>

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>>

Lawyer: Race a factor in St. Louis cop being mistakenly shot

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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>>

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>>

Police: Video shows only Lyles entering home before shooting

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Seattle police say surveillance video from the hallway outside Charleena Lyles' apartment shows that she never left her apartment and no one entered in the 24 hours before Sunday's shooting that left the pregnant mother dead. More>>

US officials to lift Yellowstone grizzly bear protections

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Protections that have been in place for more than 40 years for grizzly bears in the Yellowstone National Park area will be lifted this summer after U.S. government officials ruled that the population is no longer threatened. More>>

Cindy weakens but still stirs weather over wide swath

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Weather forecasters are expecting a third day of rough weather for Gulf Coast states as Tropical Storm Cindy approaches. More>>

Ex-detainees: Detention center's practices border on slavery

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People once held in a privately run Colorado immigration detention center are challenging the system used to keep it clean and maintained, arguing it borders on modern-day slavery. More>>

Student detained in N Korea is mourned at hometown funeral

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The life of a 22-year-old college student who died this week after being detained for nearly a year and a half in North Korea will be celebrated in an Ohio hometown still stunned by his loss. 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>>

Judges: 'Making a Murderer' confession improperly obtained

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Three-judge federal appeals panel affirms that Wisconsin inmate featured in 'Making a Murderer' series was coerced into confessing and should be released from prison. More>>

400 more homes evacuated by growing fire near Utah ski town

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A wildfire near a Utah ski town has forced the evacuations of 400 more homes after the fire doubled in size overnight amid high winds. More>>

Government health insurance markets holding up--barely

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Enough insurers are planning to sell coverage on the Affordable Care Act's insurance exchanges next year to keep them working _ if only barely _ in most parts of the country. More>>

Authorities: Ricocheted bullet meant for dog killed teen boy

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Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say a 17-year-old boy fatally shot by deputies was accidentally struck by a bullet as he tried to stop an aggressive dog from attacking them early Thursday. More>>

Veteran LAPD officer arrested for sex with 15-year-old cadet

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A veteran Los Angeles police officer has been arrested for allegedly having sex with a 15-year-old cadet who's suspected of joyriding in stolen patrol cars. More>>

Stabbing suspect was caretaker, studied insurance sales

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Canadian man remains in custody in stabbing of Michigan airport police officer; suspect accused of shouting 'Allahu akbar' before the incident that is being investigating as act of terrorism. More>>

California AG bans state travel to Texas, 3 other states

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California's attorney general is blocking state-funded travel to Texas and three other states in response to what he considers anti-LGBT rights laws enacted this year. More>>

Rainbow Family members start gathering in Oregon

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Concern is growing in a conservative, remote corner of Oregon as people start arriving in a national forest for a Rainbow Family of Living Light annual gathering, a counter-culture get-together expected to draw thousands. More>>

Ferguson making progress, Justice Department attorneys say

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A federal judge in St. Louis will hear an update on Ferguson, Missouri's progress in its agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice. More>>

Intercept attempt fails in missile defense test off Hawaii

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The U.S. Missile Defense Agency says it failed to intercept a ballistic missile during a test off Hawaii. More>>

Ex-Mexican lawmaker arrested at US border on drug charges

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A former Mexican lawmaker has been arrested at the California border on charges of working for the Sinaloa drug cartel. More>>

School panel hears case of member known for insulting Obamas

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A one-time candidate for governor of New York who publicly insulted former President Barack Obama and his wife may be booted off the Buffalo School Board. More>>

California beehive heists lead to felony charges

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Authorities in California have filed felony charges against two men charged with possessing more than 1,200 stolen beehives that belonged to beekeepers from as far away as Missouri, Montana and North Dakota. More>>

States won't rush approval of Yellowstone grizzly hunts

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US government officials say grizzly bears in the Yellowstone National Park region are no longer threatened. More>>

San Francisco to ban sales of vaping flavored liquid

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San Francisco has approved a bill that bans the sale of flavored nicotine-laced liquid used in electronic cigarettes and flavored tobacco products. More>>

Judge OKs lawsuit over once-secret immigrant vetting program

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A federal judge says a lawsuit challenging a once-secret government program that delayed immigration and citizenship applications by Muslims can move forward. More>>

Correction: OJ Simpson-Parole story

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Imprisoned former football star O.J. Simpson has a parole hearing date next month in Nevada. More>>

Correction: OJ Simpson-Parole-Things To Know story

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Here's a look at how Nevada officials say a July 20 parole board hearing for O.J. Simpson is expected to proceed. More>>

'Pizzagate' gunman in DC sentenced to 4 years in prison

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A North Carolina man who fired an assault rifle inside a District of Columbia restaurant during his investigation of a conspiracy theory dubbed "pizzagate" has been sentenced to four years in prison. More>>

Auto club predicts record travel over July 4th weekend

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Cheap gasoline and a decent economy are expected to push July 4th travel to a record. More>>

Richmond mayor: Keep Confederate statues, but add context

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The mayor of Richmond, Virginia, says the city's towering Confederate monuments should remain where they are, and be supplemented with historical context about why they were built. More>>

Judge skeptical of anti-abortion group's bias claims

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A federal judge deciding whether a fellow judge should disqualify himself from a lawsuit over videos by an anti-abortion group says he could not immediately see any appearance of bias. More>>

Trump's putdown of wind energy whips up a backlash in Iowa

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President Trump's derision of wind energy at his Iowa rally was denounced across the state which has been a national leader in wind generation and is using the resource to fuel economic development. More>>

Americans and guns: It's complicated

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A new survey by the Pew Research Center shows Americans have grown more divided over gun issues. More>>

Minneapolis police asked to limit presence at pride parade

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Organizers of the Twin Cities Pride Parade have asked police to minimize their participation in Sunday's event in downtown Minneapolis, citing tensions over the police shooting of Philando Castile. More>>

GOP Medicaid cuts would hit states fighting opioid epidemic

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Republican efforts to roll back former President Barack Obama's health care law could mean deep cuts to treatment programs in states hard hit by the opioid crisis. More>>

The Latest: Lawyer for Manson follower blasts parole denial

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Parole has been denied 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>>

Jurors to deliberate a 5th day in police shooting retrial

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Jurors are returning Thursday for a fourth day of deliberations in the murder retrial of a white University of Cincinnati police officer who shot an unarmed black motorist. More>>

Psychologist suffered 'torment' designing CIA interrogations

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A psychologist who helped design the CIA's harsh interrogation methods in the war on terror says his participation in the program that involved torturing suspects caused him "great, soulful torment.". More>>

Swift acquittal for former Milwaukee cop charged in shooting

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A Milwaukee jury needed less than two days of deliberations to acquit a former police officer in the on-duty shooting of a black man last year that sparked two nights of violence on the city's north side. More>>

Coal company sues HBO's John Oliver for defamation

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Coal company Murray Energy is suing HBO and its Sunday-night host, John Oliver, for what it says was a "false and malicious broadcast" last Sunday evening. More>>

Family of grandmother killed by alligator sues nursing home

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A woman is suing a South Carolina senior living facility after her 90-year-old grandmother was killed by an alligator. More>>

Insurance study ties legal pot to boost in car crash claims

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A study by the Highway Loss Data Institute found a 2.7 percent increase crash claims in the first three states to legalize marijuana for recreational use -- Colorado, Oregon and Washington -- when compared with neighboring states. More>>

The Latest: 'Pizzagate' gunman in DC sentenced to 4 years

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A North Carolina man who fired an assault rifle inside a District of Columbia restaurant during his investigation of a conspiracy theory dubbed "pizzagate" has been sentenced to four years in prison. More>>

Census: US more diverse, white population grows least

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The U.S. Census Bureau says the nation is aging and becoming more ethnically diverse. More>>

Funeral, vigil reveal depth of sorrow at Muslim girl's death

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The depth of community sorrow at the death of a 17-year-old Muslim girl attacked as she walked to her mosque has been made clear after thousands attended her funeral and a subsequent community vigil. More>>

The Latest: West Virginia bracing for remnants of Cindy

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Tropical Storm Cindy has made landfall in southwestern Louisiana, bringing rain and the threat of flash flooding and tornadoes. More>>

After outcry, an LGBT survey question is restored by HHS

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After an outcry from LGBT advocates, the Trump administration has restored a question on sexuality to a federal survey. More>>

Transformer stamp released by US Postal Service

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The US Postal Service has officially unveiled a first-of-its kind stamp that transforms with the touch of a finger and is dedicated to this summer's total solar eclipse. More>>

Census: Every ethnic, racial group grew, but whites slowest

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The U.S. Census says the nation is aging and becoming more ethnically diverse. More>>

Oakland officials renew pledge to improve police department

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Oakland city leaders renewed their pledges to straighten out the troubled police department after a court-appointed investigator concluded they mishandled a teenager's allegations that she was sexually exploited by officers. More>>

Summer vacation: Never mind the hike. Where's the hammock?

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Never mind the hike. Where's the hammock? A new poll about summer travel finds the No. 1 thing people want to do on vacation is ... nothing. More>>

Boy killed by log in surf as tropical storm churns in Gulf

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Residents and officials along a stretch of the Gulf Coast from the Florida panhandle to eastern Texas are keeping an eye on Tropical Storm Cindy. More>>

Milwaukee mayor urges peaceful protest after ex-cop cleared

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Jury deliberations are entering a second day in the trial of a former Milwaukee police officer charged in a fatal shooting that led to riots in the majority African-American neighborhood where it happened last year. More>>

Juror: 2 holdouts blocked conviction in Bill Cosby trial

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The Pennsylvania judge who presided over Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial is weighing whether to release the identities of the jurors who deadlocked in the case. More>>

Canadian charged in US airport attack investigated as terror

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Officials say the airport in Flint, Michigan, has been evacuated after a police officer was injured. More>>

Chief: Police testing for sex assault of slain Virginia teen

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Virginia detectives say the beating death of a teenage Muslim girl appears to have been a case of road rage, but the case has left doubt among Islamic leaders who say it looks too much like a hate crime. More>>

Seattle police shooting may show limits of crisis training

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Two Seattle police officers who shot and killed a pregnant woman inside her apartment had been trained to deal with people showing signs of mental illness or other behavior crises. More>>

Ex-Texas nurse accused of killing dozens charged with murder

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A former Texas nurse who prosecutors say may be responsible for the deaths of up to 60 young children has been indicted on a murder charge for the second time in recent weeks. More>>

Extreme heat making wildfire battle tougher in Southwest US

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Authorities say an extreme heat wave in the Southwest U.S. is making the fight against a series of wildfires more difficult. More>>

Police: Man killed woman, then himself on Chicago Skyway

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Police say a man and woman have been found dead with gunshot wounds on the Chicago Skyway, prompting an early-morning closure of part of the expressway that connects the city with Indiana. More>>

Latest: Officials: Suspect a dual citizen of Canada, Tunisia

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A law enforcement official says the FBI is looking at terrorism as a possible motive in the stabbing of an officer at a Flint airport. More>>

Q&A: More questions than answers on legal pot in Nevada

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The highly anticipated launch of Nevada's recreational marijuana industry comes down to confusion over who will distribute it. More>>

Shocking video of police shooting wasn't enough to convict Video included

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The release of dashboard video in the shooting death of Philando Castile renewed anger over his death and reopened an emotional question: How could the police officer who shot him have been acquitted. More>>

Ohio city makes plans for North Korea-held student's funeral

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The Ohio hometown of the 22-year-old college student detained for nearly a year and a half in North Korea before being sent home in a coma is making plans for his funeral. More>>

Official: Oakland mayor bungled police sex misconduct probe

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A court-appointed California investigator has blamed Oakland's mayor and the city's former police chief for mishandling and downplaying a sexual misconduct scandal in the city's police department. More>>

Polygamous leader hit with new felony charge after capture

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Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs is facing a new criminal charge after he was captured following nearly a year on the run. More>>

Correction: Doctor-Child Sex Charges story

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Northern California prosecutors say a brain surgeon charged with sexually abusing children had been suspected of molesting youngsters for years and sought to impregnate women to create more victims. More>>

New Utah party sues to get onto ballot to replace Chaffetz

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Jim Bennett, the son of the late U.S. Sen. Bob Bennett, is suing to get on the ballot with his new political party in the special election to fill the seat of outgoing U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz of Utah. More>>

In Georgia, Republicans celebrate while Dems seek upsides

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Republicans have some breathing room after Karen Handel won a nationally watched congressional election in Georgia to avoid a major upset ahead of the 2018 midterm elections. More>>

Lawsuit seeks reassessment of predator control program

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Environmental groups have filed a lawsuit demanding federal wildlife officials reassess their practice of killing coyotes, bobcats, fox and other animals in Northern California. More>>

Ex-Sept. 11 worker gets drug case pardon, fights deportation

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A former ground zero worker has filed a legal challenge to his pending deportation to Colombia after receiving a pardon from New York's Democratic governor on a 1990 drug conviction. More>>

Latest: Former Milwaukee cop 'thankful' at acquittal

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Jurors have reached a verdict in the trial of a former Milwaukee police officer charged in a fatal shooting that sparked unrest in a predominantly black neighborhood where it happened last summer. More>>

AP-NORC poll: Few favor Trump move to ditch Paris accord

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A new poll finds that Americans are more likely to oppose than support President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord. More>>

FBI: Gunman who shot congressman had no target in mind

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The FBI says a gunman acted alone when he shot and wounded a top House Republican and four other people on a northern Virginia baseball field. More>>

24-hour suspension proposed in Ohio officer head-kick case

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An Ohio police chief has recommended a one-day suspension for an officer who subdued a restrained suspect in a way that appeared to show him kicking the suspect in the head. More>>

Navy Seal testifies about wound during Bowe Bergdahl search

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Lawyers for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl are seeking to limit severity of punishments he could face by attacking the structure of the government's case. More>>

As pot comes out of black market, regulators face scrutiny

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As marijuana industry comes out of black market, allegations of unscrupulous regulators sound alarms. More>>

GOP holds on to House seat, but Dems surpass expectation

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Republican Ralph Norman, who had aligned himself with President Donald Trump, has won a special House election in South Carolina. More>>

Fidget spinners named among possible summer hazards for kids

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A consumer watchdog group says those wildly popular fidget spinners aren't as harmless as they might appear. More>>

Trump thanks 2 whose yearbook references to him were altered

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President Donald Trump is weighing in on a New Jersey high school that had yearbooks altered to remove three students' references to him. More>>

NASA telescope finds 10 more planets that could have life

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NASA's planet-hunting Kepler telescope found 10 new planets that are not too hot or cold and just the right size to have life on them. More>>

Ohio woman's family files lawsuit against outdoor park

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The family of an Ohio woman who died after contracting a brain-eating amoeba has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a North Carolina outdoor recreational park. More>>

APNewsBreak: Congressman's wife works part-time in $240K job

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The wife of a likely Senate candidate averages a 26.5-hour work week in her $240,000-a-year job doing legal consulting for an Indianapolis suburb. More>>

Few opioid-addicted youth get standard treatment medication

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A new study finds only 1 in 4 teens and young adults with opioid addiction receive recommended treatment medication despite having good health insurance. More>>

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