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Koko, the gorilla who knew sign language, dies at 46

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Koko, the gorilla who mastered sign language, has died in her sleep at the foundation's preserve in California's Sana Cruz mountains on Tuesday. More>>

The Latest: Portland immigration office closed for 2nd day

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Mayors who gathered at a holding facility for immigrant children at Texas' border with Mexico say that President Trump has failed to address a humanitarian crisis of his own making. More>>

New evidence that viruses may play a role in Alzheimer's

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Could infections somehow set the stage for Alzheimer's? A provocative new study suggests some types of viruses just might play a role. More>>

Suspect arrested in rapper XXXTentacion's shooting death

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Florida authorities say they've arrested a man in the shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion. More>>

Science Says: What makes something truly addictive

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Video game "addiction" decision renews debate over whether behaviors can cause same kind of illness as drugs. More>>

Authorities: Would-be robbers blow open ATM with explosive

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Authorities say two people blew up an ATM inside a Philadelphia business during an unsuccessful robbery attempt. More>>

Mississippi man pleads guilty in killing of Catholic nuns

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A Mississippi man has pleaded guilty to the 2016 killing of two Roman Catholic nuns in an agreement that averts the possibility of the death penalty, which was opposed by the women's families and their religious orders. More>>

Judge: Consumer finance agency unconstitutionally set up

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A New York federal judge says the government's beleaguered consumer finance watchdog agency is unconstitutionally structured. More>>

WHAT'S HAPPENING: Can GOP fix immigration amid border crisis

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WHAT'S HAPPENING: House GOP leaders are working furiously to get reluctant Republicans on board in hopes of resolving broader immigration issues ahead of the November midterm elections. More>>

APNewsBreak: Schools mum on ties to doc in sex abuse inquiry

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APNewsBreak: Schools where late doctor claimed ties are mum on any connections as Ohio State investigates sex abuse claim. More>>

Lawyer: No apparent justification for fatal shooting of teen

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Hundreds of people took to the streets to protest the fatal police shooting of a 17-year-old boy killed just seconds after he fled a traffic stop during a confrontation partly captured on video. More>>

Trump's immigration order sparks confusion, deep concern

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President Trump's executive order aimed at halting the breakup of immigrant families sparked widespread confusion Wednesday about how the reversal will play out and concern that children will still be in detention, even if they remain with their families. More>>

OPEC enters meeting that could set direction of oil prices

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OPEC and Russia are expected to approve raising oil production, but just how much is up in the air. More>>

Supporters of Trump steadfast despite immigration uproar

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Trump supporters steadfast even as photos of children in cages and audio of terrified children crying out for their parents stoked outrage. More>>

California court hears tales of shackled, starved children

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A judge deciding whether a California couple should face trial on charges of child abuse has heard a chilling 911 call from a teenager and viewed photographs of the girl's two sisters shackled to beds. More>>

Lawyer: Feds unexpectedly drop charges against 17 immigrants

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A civil rights group attorney says federal prosecutors unexpectedly dropped misdemeanor charges against 17 adult immigrants who crossed the border with children. More>>

New flu vaccine only a little better than traditional shot

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Government study shows newer flu vaccine was only slightly more effective in seniors than traditional shots. More>>

Legal pot will roll out differently in Canada than in US

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With marijuana legalization across Canada on the horizon, the industry is shaping up to look different from the way it does in the nine U.S. states that have legalized adult use of the drug. More>>

Some fear changes to state laws as US weighs pot medicine

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Parents who have used cannabis to treat severe epilepsy in their children are feeling more cautious than celebratory as the US government nears decision on drug made from marijuana plant. More>>

Ocean Resort Casino, formerly Revel, gets casino license

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Atlantic City's former Revel casino is getting a second chance as the Ocean Resort Casino. More>>

Angry Republican teachers create split inside Oklahoma GOP

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Nearly 100 teachers, many of them Republicans, are running for political office in Oklahoma. More>>

Trial postponed for teacher in 'fight club' case

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A Connecticut judge has postponed the trial of a former substitute teacher charged with organizing a student fight club. More>>

Supreme Court sides with 'Buckets of Money' financier

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The Supreme Court is siding with a financial adviser known for his "Buckets of Money" retirement strategy who challenged the appointment of the administrative law judge who ruled against him in a fraud case. More>>

Idaho family sues US after child sprayed by cyanide trap

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An Idaho couple who says their teenage son was sprayed with cyanide by a predator-killing trap that federal workers mistakenly placed on U.S. land near their home has sued the government. More>>

4 new mountain lion kittens found in California mountains

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Four new mountain lion kittens have been found by researchers studying the wild cats living in Southern California's Santa Monica Mountains. More>>

Study: Plastic will pile up in wake of China recycling ban

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A group of scientists says China' decision to stop accepting plastic waste from other countries is causing plastic to stockpile around the globe, and wealthy countries need to find new solutions. More>>

Plea deal possible in murder case over woman set on fire

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A judge in the trial of a man who authorities say set his ex-girlfriend on fire and caused her death has told attorneys in the case not to overlook the possibility of a plea agreement. More>>

Pilot of Saudi royal family jet arrested in Maine

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A pilot on a Saudi Arabian royal family jet that landed in Maine was arrested on a warrant for theft out of Florida. More>>

Immigration courts packed with cases of kids crossing border

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Children arriving on border await fate in nation's complex, backlogged immigration courts. More>>

Guatemalan man recalls fear, agony of separation from child Video included

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A Guatemalan man who fled his country to seek asylum after he was kidnapped and extorted says he lived through anguish when was separated from his then 2-year-old daughter for seven days at the U.S.-Mexico border last Thanksgiving. More>>

Man charged with robbing Gronkowski's home arraigned

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One of three men charged in connection with a robbery at the home of New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski while he was away at the Super Bowl has been held on $100,000 bail. More>>

People donate millions to help separated families

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In an outpouring of concern prompted by images and audio of children crying for their parents, hundreds of thousands of people worldwide are donating to nonprofit organizations to help families separated at the Mexico border. More>>

ABC News apologizes for mistaken graphic on Manafort

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ABC News apologized for a graphic that aired on Wednesday, mistakenly saying that former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort had pled guilty to manslaughter charges. More>>

Smoking hits new low; about 14 percent of US adults light up

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Smoking by US adults hits another all-time low; about 14 percent smoke cigarettes. More>>

Judge appears skeptical of Trump suit against California

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A U.S. judge appeared skeptical of some of the Trump administration's key arguments for seeking to block three California laws intended to protect immigrants, questioning the scope of federal power over immigration during a lengthy court hearing. More>>

Police video from Las Vegas shooting shows chaos, confusion

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Police body-camera videos from the night of the mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip show the chaos and confusion officers faced as waves of wounded and fleeing concert-goers sought help. More>>

Judge disputes California aimed to hinder border enforcement

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California has sued the Trump administration more than half a dozen times over its immigration policies, so the state will find itself in an unusual position when it's forced to defend its own immigration moves in court. More>>

Airlines ask US not to put migrant children on flights

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American Airlines says it has asked the US not to use its flights to transport migrant children who have been separated from their parents. More>>

At least 3 "tender age" shelters set up for child migrants

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Migrant babies and young children are being held in special "tender age" shelters after being taken from their parents at the US-Mexico border. More>>

FDA reconsiders added sugar label for maple syrup, honey

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is backing off its plan to label pure natural products like maple syrup and honey as containing added sugars. More>>

Sister led California police to shackled, starving siblings

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Prosecutors are expected to make their case against a Southern California couple accused of starving and shackling some of their 13 children. More>>

Nevada sets 1st execution since 2006 after fight over drugs

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Nevada will carry out its first execution in 12 years using a never-before-tried combination of drugs that drew a court challenge over concerns that a convicted murderer could suffer during the lethal injection. More>>

Trump supporters steadfast despite the immigration uproar

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Die-hard Trump supporters remained steadfast, even as heart-rending photos of children held in cages and audio of terrified children crying out for their parents stoked outrage among Democrats and Republicans alike. More>>

AP Explains: US has split up families throughout its history

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AP Explains: US has split up families and detained children throughout its history. More>>

Sailors honor Pearl Harbor survivor during 1 last visit Video included

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A Pearl Harbor survivor has said what could be his final goodbye to the site where thousands of fellow sailors and Marines died nearly eight decades ago. More>>

ACLU asks Vermont Gov. Scott to stop blocking online critics

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The American Civil Liberty Union's Vermont chapter has asked Republican Gov. Phil Scott to stop deleting critical posts and blocking constituents on Facebook, but his office says it is simply trying to encourage civil dialogue. More>>

Police fatally shoot 17-year-old boy fleeing traffic stop

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Authorities say a police officer fatally shot a 17-year-old boy just seconds after he fled from a traffic stop in a confrontation partly captured on video shot from a nearby home. More>>

Mother of 4-year-old boy arrested, admits she dumped body

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Texas authorities have identified a dead child found washed ashore in South Texas eight months ago and accused the child's mother and her girlfriend of dumping his body. More>>

James Hansen wishes he wasn't so right about global warming

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Thirty years after his historic testimony saying global warming is here and a problem, scientist James Hansen wishes he was wrong about climate change. More>>

Mormons post questions asked during youth interviews

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The Mormon church is for the first time posting the list of questions lay leaders are supposed to ask youth during closed door, one-on-one interviews that have come under scrutiny for sexual questions that sometimes arise. More>>

Nielsen's career forever linked to family border separations Video included

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Homeland Security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is now the face of family separations at the U.S.-Mexico border. More>>

Ivanka Trump stayed silent for days as border crisis mounted

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Ivanka Trump, self-styled "force for good" in the administration, out of sight amid immigration crisis. More>>

AP Sources: Michigan State counsel gets $1.2M, even if fired

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Two people familiar with the situation say Michigan State's appointed general counsel Robert Young will make $1.275 million over three years even if he is fired for cause if the school's board approves his contract. More>>

Over 100 arrested in immigration raid at meatpacking plant Video included

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U.S. immigration agents have arrested more than 100 workers at an Ohio meatpacking plant, the second large-scale raid in the state within the past two weeks. More>>

The Latest: Malnourished California girl had arms of infant

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A preliminary hearing has begun for a Southern California couple accused of starving and shackling some of their 13 children. More>>

AP Explains: Where do kids split from parents go?

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The government hasn't worked out a streamlined way to reunite kids and parents separated at the border under the new zero-tolerance policy requiring all immigrants who cross the border illegally to be prosecuted. More>>

The Latest: Bear suspected in missing Alaska hiker's death

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Alaska authorities say a missing man has been found dead near the site where a member of his search party was mauled by a brown bear near a suburb of Alaska's largest city. More>>

Lewandowski doubles down after comment about disabled child

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Corey Lewandowski doubles down on 'wah wah' comment on girl with Down's Syndrome. More>>

No clear plan yet on how to reunite parents with children

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Trump administration officials have no clear plan on how to reunite some of the 2,300 minors separated from their families at the border as a result of a zero-tolerance policy of criminally prosecuting anyone caught entering the U.S. illegally. More>>

NTSB says plane gave several warnings before crash into lake

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The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a report that says the plane that crashed into Lake Erie off Cleveland killing all six people onboard issued multiple warnings about the aircraft's altitude. More>>

Remains of Civil War soldiers found in pit of severed limbs

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Researchers find remains of 2 Civil War soldiers buried in surgeon's pit with batch of severed limbs on a Virginia battlefield. More>>

Trump postpones Thursday's annual congressional picnic

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President Donald Trump says he's postponing this week's picnic for members of Congress, saying the timing "doesn't feel right.". More>>

Forest Service proposes changes to sage grouse protections

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The U.S. Forest Service is proposing changes to sage grouse protections in six Western states by eliminating special designations for crucial habitat as well as keeping areas open for mining. More>>

Studies show groundwater holding own against drilling boom

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New research suggests drinking water supplies in Pennsylvania have shown resilience in the face of a drilling boom. More>>

Rights group worried about immigrants dying in custody

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The death of a Vietnamese man under hospitalization after falling ill in custody in Arizona is bringing new attention to conditions for jailed immigrants just as the Trump administration moves to detain more people as it separates parents from children. More>>

Chicago teen eligible for parole next April in 2014 killing

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Chicago teenager set to be sentenced for killing another girl during a 2014 street fight that started as a Facebook feud over a boy. More>>

PayPal move blocks sales of school shooting video game

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The developer of a school shooting video game condemned by parents of slain children has lost the ability to sell the game online after being dumped by PayPal. More>>

St. Paul raccoon set free after scaling 25-story tower

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A raccoon that scaled more than 20 stories of a high-rise office building in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota, has made it to the roof. More>>

The Latest: Chicago teen apologizes in Facebook feud slaying

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A Chicago teenager who killed another girl during a street fight that started as a Facebook feud over a boy will be eligible for parole next April. More>>

Leaders of largest US black denomination decry separations

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The United States' largest black denomination has convened its annual meeting in Oklahoma City, and its leaders are denouncing the separation of immigrant children from families at the border. More>>

Man who set up wife's killing must serve life sentence

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A New Jersey appellate court has upheld the conviction of a New York man accused of setting up the fatal shooting of his wife while they walked with one of their young sons. More>>

Fans grieve as detectives search for XXXTentacion's killers

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A stream of mourners has been leaving mementos at the spot where rapper XXXTentacion was killed as he left a Florida motorcycle dealership. More>>

Investigators say DNA database can be goldmine for old cases

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Some private investigators and genealogy experts want to use the same DNA-tracking system that identified the suspected Golden State Killer to solve decades-old murder and missing-person cases. More>>

Some Amazon investors side with ACLU on facial recognition

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Some Amazon company investors are siding with privacy and civil rights advocates who are urging the tech giant to halt a powerful face recognition tool used by police. More>>

Legal fight winding down in hospital hepatitis C case

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A New Hampshire hospital is closer to holding others financially accountable for a traveling medical technician who infected dozens of patients in multiple states with hepatitis C. More>>

Maddow breaks down reading AP story on 'tender age' shelters

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MSNBC political commentator Rachel Maddow broke down while trying to read an exclusive Associated Press story about babies and toddlers taken from their parents at the southern border and being sent to "tender age" shelters. More>>

Rendell, ex-Pennsylvania governor, says he has Parkinson's

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Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell says he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. More>>

Arizona man sentenced to prison for cyberattack in Wisconsin

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An Arizona man has been sentenced to 20 months in prison for his conviction in a 2015 cyberattack that interrupted communications equipment for emergency workers in Madison, Wisconsin. More>>

Lewandowski on girl with Down syndrome: 'Wah wah'

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A former campaign manager for Donald Trump has created a stir by dismissing a story about a girl with Down syndrome with a sarcastic "Wah wah.". More>>

Bucks' Sterling Brown sues Milwaukee over stun-gun arrest Video included

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Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown is suing the city and its police department because officers used a stun gun on him during his arrest for a parking violation in January. More>>

Senator denied entry to see Florida child migrant facility

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Florida lawmakers barred from visiting a Miami-area facility housing children who entered the U.S. illegally. More>>

'Papa! Papa!' Audio of children stokes rage over separation

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An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking cries of small Spanish-speaking children being processed by U.S. officials stoked the uproar over the policy of separating immigrant children from their parents. More>>

Lawsuit: Chicago police falsely ID thousands as gang members

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A civil rights group has filed a lawsuit alleging that the Chicago Police Department relies on an error-plagued database that names up to 195,000 people as gang members, including many who have never been in a gang. More>>

'Say bye to him': Detainee recounts agents taking her son Video included

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'Don't leave me, Mom': Woman from El Salvador describes separation from 8-year-old son after crossing border. More>>

Family separations at the border alarm child-welfare experts

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Child welfare agencies in the U.S. make tough decisions daily to separate children from their parents, but they have options for minimizing the trauma that aren't being used in the family separations at the Mexican border. More>>

Police, FBI seeking Washington-area serial rapist

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The FBI and multiple Washington-area police departments are looking for a still-unknown serial rapist they believe has committed at least six sexual assaults and could be responsible for many more. More>>

Google, Facebook, others speak out against child separation

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CEOs of Facebook, Google, Apple and others speak out against child separations at the border. More>>

Nassar victims urge Michigan State board to fire Engler

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A letter signed by 120 victims of former sports doctor Larry Nassar demands that Michigan State University's governing board remove interim school president John Engler. More>>

California advances biggest US change to police use of force

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California would lead the U.S. in significantly changing the standard for when police can fire their weapons under legislation that has cleared its first hurdle. More>>

Lawyer: Police think slaying of XXXTentacion was random

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Investigators in Florida say they don't have a motive and have made no arrests in the death of troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion. More>>

5 charged in immigrant smuggling scheme after Texas crash

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Prosecutors: 5 people charged in 'smuggling scheme' after fatal crash of SUV fleeing Border Patrol, sheriff's deputies in South Texas. More>>

Lawmakers barred from child migrant facility in Florida

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Florida lawmakers were barred Tuesday from visiting a Miami-area facility housing children who entered the U.S. illegally and alone. More>>

Pearl Harbor survivor says goodbye before leaving Hawaii Video included

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A Pearl Harbor survivor has said what could be his final goodbye to the site where thousands of fellow sailors and Marines died nearly eight decades ago. More>>

NASA's record-breaking spacewoman retires as astronaut

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NASA's record-breaking astronaut, Peggy Whitson, is retiring; has spent more time off the planet than any other American. More>>

NIH ends alcohol study, citing funding, credibility problems

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The National Institutes of Health is shutting down a study that was supposed to show if a single drink a day could prevent heart attacks, citing ethical problems. More>>

Judge denies Stormy Daniels' request to reverse case delay

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A federal judge has denied porn actress Stormy Daniels' request to reconsider delaying her legal fight against President Donald Trump and his personal lawyer. More>>

Cruz's flip-flop on family separation shows threat to GOP

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Ted Cruz initially defended the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policies, but has since staged an about-face and proposed his own bill ending immigrant family separation. More>>

Authorities: 3 dead in shooting outside a Walmart in Alabama

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Authorities: Gunman crashes vehicle outside a Walmart store in Alabama, opening fire and killing 2 women before taking own life. More>>

Business leaders speak out against child separation policy

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Business leaders condemn Trump administration policy on separation of immigrant children. More>>

California lawmakers push diversity through film tax credit

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California lawmakers are trying to encourage better sexual harassment reporting and diverse hiring in the movie industry through the state's film tax credit program. More>>

Land deal ties Interior secretary's family, Halliburton boss

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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's family is involved in a land deal with the head of an energy services giant that has business with the Interior Department. More>>

Immigrant kids seen held in fenced cages at border facility Video included

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Hundreds of unaccompanied child immigrants arrested at the U.S. border are being held in metal cages at a family detention facility in McAllen, Texas. More>>

Democratic attorneys general urge end to border separations

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Democratic attorneys general are demanding that the Trump administration end a "zero tolerance" policy that has resulted in children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. More>>

Army splits with West Point grad who touted communist revolt

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A West Point cadet who tweeted pictures of himself at graduation with the message 'communism will win' is out of the Army with an other-than-honorable discharge. More>>

H. Clinton: Separating families at border a 'moral crisis' Video included

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy that has separated children from their parents at the southern U.S. border "is a moral and humanitarian crisis.". More>>

Veteran journalist named top editor of Los Angeles Times

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The Los Angeles Times says veteran journalist Norman Pearlstine has been named its new executive editor. More>>

High court decision extends legal battle over gerrymandering

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The Supreme Court's decision to avoid a definitive ruling about partisan gerrymandering shifts the focus to other states, most notably North Carolina. More>>

Redistricting changes headed to the ballot in several states

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Voters in a number of states will be deciding this year whether to change the redistricting process for congressional and state legislative seats, to make the process less partisan. More>>

Experts say auto tariffs would raise prices, cost jobs

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Experts say Trump's threatened auto tariffs would raise prices, cut sales and would bring industry layoffs. More>>

'There was a future': Past Hawaii eruptions provide lessons

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A volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has destroyed more than 600 homes since it began spraying lava out of a vent on a residential street last month. More>>

School district to improve bus safety after deadly crash

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A New Jersey school district will improve the safety of its buses after a crash last month that killed a student and a teacher. More>>

City where many slaves entered US to apologize for slavery

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The South Carolina city where almost half of all the slaves brought to the United States first set foot on American soil is ready to apologize for its role in the slave trade. More>>

Death, washed-out roads amid flooding in Upper Midwest

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Widespread flooding in parts of northern Wisconsin blamed for at least one death. More>>

Former Mexico President Vicente Fox joins High Times board

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Former Mexico President Vicente Fox, who calls himself a soldier in the global campaign to legalize marijuana, is joining the board of directors of cannabis publication High Times to advance his agenda. More>>

Recording of crying children at border adds to outrage Video included

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Politicians and advocates are flocking to the U.S.-Mexico border to visit immigration detention centers and turn up the pressure on the White House amid a growing uproar Monday over its policy of separating immigrant children from their parents. More>>

State appeals court reinstates California's right-to-die law

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A state appeals court has reinstated the California law allowing terminally ill people to end their lives. More>>

Jury to decide fate of elderly Mafia boss 'Cadillac Frank'

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Attorneys are preparing to make their final pitches to jurors in the case of a former New England Mafia boss charged in the 1993 killing of a nightclub owner. More>>

Prosecutor: No charges in fatal shooting of unarmed man

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A Virginia prosecutor says no charges will be filed against two police officers who fatally shot an unarmed black man after he ignored their commands and spun quickly toward them during a nighttime encounter. More>>

States' redistricting plans facing challenges in court

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Gerrymandering has led to court fights in a number of states. More>>

Police identify gunman killed by bystander in Walmart lot

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Tim Day has been identified as the armed suspect killed by a bystander Sunday in a Walmart parking lot in Washington state. More>>

Private jet once owned by Elvis Presley for sale _ again

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A private jet once owned by Elvis Presley that has sat on a runway in New Mexico for nearly four decades is back on the auction block. More>>

Lawyers, family seek release of detained pizza deliveryman

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Lawyers, family ask for release of detained Ecuadorean pizza delivery worker. More>>

Protesters burn Mississippi flag, say it symbolizes racism

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A group of about 30 demonstrators say they're burning a Mississippi state flag because it symbolizes the racism at the heart of Mississippi's problems. More>>

WHAT'S HAPPENING: Border policy fuels backlash against Trump

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WHAT'S HAPPENING: Separation of migrant children from parents fuels backlash against Trump immigration policies. More>>

Michigan man sentenced in gas station clerk's slaying

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A 48-year-old man already serving life in prison for killing a jogger has been sentenced to another mandatory life term for the kidnapping and slaying of a 25-year-old western Michigan gas station clerk. More>>

California moves to clear coffee of cancer-risk stigma

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California officials, having concluded coffee drinking is not a risky pastime, are proposing a regulation that will essentially tell consumers of America's favorite beverage they can drink up without fear. More>>

5 dead as SUV chased by Border Patrol crashes in South Texas

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A sheriff says at least five people are dead and several others hurt as an SUV carrying more than a dozen people crashed while fleeing from Border Patrol agents in South Texas. More>>

'Incredibles 2' crushes animation record with $180 million

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Disney and Pixar's "Incredibles 2" has broken the record for the best animated opening of all time and the biggest for a PG-rated film. More>>

Lawsuit over white nationalist's Twitter ban clears hurdle

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A California judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses Twitter of violating the free speech rights of a leading figure in the white nationalist movement by permanently banning his social media account. More>>

Gunman wounds 2, fatally shot by bystander at Walmart store

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Police say a gunman injured a teen and shot a man in a pair of carjacking attempts Sunday, before being killed by a bystander outside a Washington state Walmart store. More>>

Justice Department deputy wins Supreme Court case

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The Supreme Court has ruled for the Trump administration in a case about prison terms that was argued by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. More>>

Kate Spade's funeral to be held in birthplace of Kansas City

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A funeral will be held for fashion designer Kate Spade this week in Kansas City, where she was born. More>>

Many animals are shifting from day to night to avoid people

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Fear of people is driving many animals around the globe to shift from day to night to avoid people. More>>

Man will admit to impersonating general for helicopter ride

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A man accused of landing a chartered helicopter at a North Carolina technology company plans to plead guilty to impersonating an Army general. More>>

Experts say auto tariffs would raise prices, cost jobs

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Experts say Trump's threatened auto tariffs would raise prices, cut sales and would bring industry layoffs. More>>

Chicago TV host, athlete Brackett dies at 76 after bike fall

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Elizabeth Brackett, a longtime Chicago journalist and world-champion triathlete, has died at age 76 four days after an apparent bicycle accident. More>>

Arson suspected at bar where Zach Randolph's brother killed

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Investigators have determined a fire likely was intentionally set at an Indiana bar, one day after the brother of NBA star Zach Randolph was fatally shot there. More>>

Art festival on verge of being shut down when shots rang out

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Authorities say a 24-hour arts and music festival in New Jersey was on the verge of being shut down because of numerous fights when gunfire erupted. More>>

Protections for immigrants erode under Trump since inaugural

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Erosion of immigrant protections began when Trump took office and continued for months. More>>

Ford: Detroit train station key to autonomous vehicle plans

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Bill Ford looks past the tons of paint, plaster and steel needed to remake Detroit's blighted Michigan Central train station and sees more than just an iconic building in desperate need of a makeover. More>>

Chicago soldier killed in Korea finally being laid to rest

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The remains of a soldier who left Chicago to fight in the Korean War have come home to be buried in the nation's most sacred cemetery. More>>

AMC Networks: Hardwick's talk show on hold amid allegations

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AMC Networks says that Chris Hardwick's talk show is on hold and he has withdrawn as moderator of AMC and BBC America's Comic-Con panels. More>>

King and queen of Spain visit 300-year-old San Antonio

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Spain's King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia are in San Antonio to celebrate the city's tricentennial and its roots as a Spanish colonial village. More>>

Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas

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Hundreds of children are waiting away from their parents inside a Border Patrol holding facility in South Texas, with groups of 20 or more children to a single cage. More>>

'Jeopardy!' winner could get prison for sneaking into emails

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A seven-time "Jeopardy!" winner who taught history at a small Michigan college faces up to five years in prison for sneaking into the email accounts of other professors, administrators and students. More>>

Midwestern states endure flash flooding, heat wave

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Thunderstorms crawled across northern Minnesota and northern Wisconsin after flooding washed out roads and highways, and a heat wave sent temperatures into the high 90s elsewhere in the Midwest. More>>

Gunfire erupts at New Jersey arts festival; 22 wounded

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Police say at least one person has been killed and several others injured when shooting broke out at an all-night cultural event in Trenton, New Jersey. More>>

The Latest: Event on verge of being shut down before gunfire

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Police say at least one person has been killed and 20 injured when shooting broke out at an all-night cultural festival in Trenton, New Jersey. More>>

Immigrants fleeing gangs prefer taking chance for US asylum

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New directive from attorney general takes aim at immigrants fleeing Central American gang violence. More>>

Cooling towers imploded at Florida power plant Video included

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Two cooling towers - both well over the length of a football field - came tumbling down in seconds Saturday in Florida as part of an effort to dismantle a power plant. More>>

Police say 2 Kansas deputies killed by inmate were parents

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A second sheriff's deputy has died after being shot while an inmate was being transported to a Kansas City courthouse. More>>

Congressman: Youth shelter reflects flawed immigration plan Video included

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A Republican congressman from Texas who has toured a tent-like shelter for hundreds of minors who entered the country illegally says the facility is a byproduct of a flawed immigration strategy. More>>

Parkland mom: 'Shooter may as well have just shot us'

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The family of one of the 17 people killed in the massacre at a Florida high school is suing to obtain mental health records of shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz. More>>

Texas governor's plan after school shooting meets pushback

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Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says gun rights are safe on his watch amid pushback to some of his safety proposals after a high school shooting that left 10 people dead. More>>

Boy tells police that driver shot family in road rage run-in

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Police believe road rage led a 23-year-old man to shoot four people outside a suburban Denver dental office, killing a boy. More>>

Brother of NBA's Zach Randolph killed outside of Indiana bar

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Authorities say a brother of Sacramento Kings forward Zach Randolph was shot and killed outside of an Indiana bar. More>>

Michigan State trustees call for school president to resign

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Michigan State University Board of Trustee Brian Mosallam is asking interim school president John Engler to resign immediately. More>>

The Latest: Slain Kansas deputies were both parents

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Authorities say two Kansas deputies who were fatally shot while transporting an inmate between jail and a courthouse both had children. More>>

Trump distances self from Cohen as raided docs are analyzed Video included

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Trump distances himself from attorney Michael Cohen as government addresses raided materials. More>>

Eric Trump's charity remains under investigation

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New York's attorney general isn't done taking on Trump family charities after suing the president over allegations he treated his nonprofit like a personal piggy bank. More>>

Fewer US teens smoking, doing drugs ... and drinking milk

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Survey shows fewer US teens smoking, doing drugs and drinking milk. More>>

NASA rover knocked out as gigantic dust storm envelops Mars

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NASA's rover Opportunity has fallen silent as a gigantic dust storm envelops Mars and blots out the sun. More>>

Riders plunge 34 feet, 6 injured in roller coaster derail

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Six people have been taken to a hospital after a roller coaster in Florida derailed, leaving some riders dangling 34 feet above the ground. More>>

California moves to declare coffee safe from cancer risk

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California health officials are proposing a regulation change that would declare coffee doesn't present a significant cancer risk. More>>

Concerns raised over 3 deaths in 2 separate police shootings

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Kansas City police have shot and killed two men who were fighting in a downtown square, less than an hour after city officers fatally shot a woman reportedly seen brandishing a sword. More>>

Doctor pens book on her role in revealing Flint water crisis

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A new book about Flint's water crisis comes from the pediatrician first to reveal the extent of lead contamination on the struggling city's children. More>>

Sheriff: 1 deputy killed, another wounded in Kansas

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Authorities say one sheriff's deputy is dead and another is critically wounded after they were overcome by an inmate while driving a transport vehicle near the courthouse in Kansas City, Kansas. More>>

Science Says: What happens when researchers make mistakes

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Corrections in a top medical journal and an investigation of research misconduct allegations at a major university give a glimpse into how scientists set the record straight when mistakes are made. More>>

China threatens tariffs on US lobsters as business booms

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A set of retaliatory tariffs released by China includes a plan to tax American lobster exports, potentially jeopardizing one of the biggest markets for the premium seafood. More>>

Harvard, Asian-Americans group spar over data in bias case

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An Asian-American group suing Harvard University says it has evidence of discrimination in the school's admissions process. More>>

Walmart heirs' groups deny role in Georgia governor's race

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Walmart heirs deny any involvement in the Georgia governor's race after a leading candidate was secretly recorded saying that he backed favorable school choice laws in the state in order to get campaign money from the Walton family's non-profit foundation. More>>

Arizona woman who fatally shot Chinese student gets 25 years

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The family of a Chinese college student came to Arizona to tearfully plead for harsh punishment against the woman who shot the 19-year-old to death after a minor car crash. More>>

Navy takes delivery of future USS Hudner

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The Navy has accepted delivery of a destroyer named for a naval aviator who crash-landed his plane to try to save a downed pilot in the Korean War. More>>

AP Explains: Rebooting Poor People's Campaign 50 years later

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AP Explains: Poor People's Campaign 1968 vs. 2018. More>>

Man attempting to row across Atlantic gives up quest

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A Scottish man seeking to cross the Atlantic alone in a rowboat has abandoned his 3,400 miles quest after being rescued some 500 miles off Massachusetts. More>>

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