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Report: More than half of hate crimes in US go unreported

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A new federal report says the majority of hate crimes experienced by U.S. residents over a 12-year period were not reported to police. More>>

GOP touts lower premiums, but other insurance costs to rise

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Republicans are touting that premiums would go down under their health care legislation, but that reflects insurance that would cover a smaller share of the cost of medical bills. More>>

Study links at-risk orcas' failed pregnancies to scarce food

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The endangered killer whales that frequent the inland waters of Washington state are having pregnancy problems because they can't find enough to eat. More>>

Walmart seeks new products amid online battle with Amazon

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Hundreds of inventors are auditioning their wares for Walmart as part of an "open call" by the world's largest retailer, hopeful the company will offer them shelf space at up to 4,700 stores nationwide. More>>

US sets new visa rules for 6 mainly Muslim nations, refugees Video included

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The Supreme Court's ruling to allow President Donald Trump's travel ban go forward in part leaves more questions than it answers. More>>

Dead Niagara Falls daredevil might have plunged with snake

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A daredevil who died after plunging over Niagara Falls in an apparent stunt with an inflatable ball might have brought a boa constrictor along for the ride. More>>

Mississippi man takes Confederate flag fight to high court

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A black Mississippi citizen is taking his case against the Confederate-themed state flag to the U.S. Supreme Court. More>>

Ex-pharmaceutical CEO accused at trial of cheating investors

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Prosecutor: Former pharmaceutical company CEO built a bogus hedge fund empire on 'lies upon lies'. More>>

Thousands in Arizona flee flames as wildfires sweep West Video included

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

FDA takes steps to boost generic competition, limit prices

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

Texas Medicaid cuts leave special needs kids without therapy

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Texas children with special needs have lost critical services since the state implemented $350 million in Medicaid cuts to speech, occupational and physical therapy. More>>

Hearing wraps for school board member who insulted Obama

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A decision on whether a one-time candidate for New York governor who publicly insulted former President Barack Obama should remain on a school board is expected in several weeks. More>>

Prehistoric stone fish trap discovered on Alaska island

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A stone fish trap that dates back to prehistoric times has been found on Alaska's Kodiak Island. More>>

Shkreli jury selection expected to take a third day

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

Companies, governments assess damage from latest malware

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

Study links at-risk orcas' failed pregnancies to scarce food

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A new study finds that the small population of endangered Puget Sound orcas are having trouble having babies because they're not getting enough salmon to eat. More>>

Pence: Trump will repeal Obama's health law by summer's end

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

California sheriff deputy mending from gunshot wound to face

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

Supervisors suspended amid NYC subway derailment probe Video included

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

Group accused of shipping Colorado pot to other stares

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Dozens of Coloradans are accused of running a marijuana trafficking ring in which they pretended to be growing weed for sick people but illegally shipped the drug out of state. More>>

The Latest: Suspected shooter of deputy has criminal record

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

Pastor to face trial in granddaughter's faith healing death

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

Perjury case dropped against ex-trooper in Sandra Bland case

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A misdemeanor perjury charge has been dismissed against a fired Texas state trooper in a case arising from his 2015 arrest of Sandra Bland, a black woman who was later found dead in a county jail. More>>

Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks at forum

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

The Latest: Maersk's terminals still crippled in cyberattack

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

Man guilty of Vegas hammer attack avoids charges in killings

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A man facing eight to 20 years in a Nevada state prison after pleading guilty to trying to kill a mannequin posed as a sleeping homeless person will avoid charges in three similar downtown Las Vegas attacks. More>>

Appeals court ruling opens door to Ohio resuming executions

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Ohio is a step closer to resuming executions after a federal court narrowly voted in the state's favor in a case over its lethal injection process. More>>

Missouri man cleared in 1997 sex case by DNA evidence

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A Missouri man who spent nearly two decades in mental hospitals for a conviction of a 1997 sexual assault of a teenage girl has been cleared of the crime after retesting of genetic evidence excluded him as a suspect. More>>

Lawsuits over new Utah monument to test president's power

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

Michigan sues Flint after council refuses to OK water deal

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The state of Michigan sued Flint Wednesday, alleging that the City Council's delay in approving a broadly backed recommendation to buy water long term from a Detroit-area system is endangering public health. More>>

Florida Supreme Court hears death penalty-prosecutor dispute

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Lawyers argue over Florida Gov. Rick Scott's power to strip a prosecutor of murder cases because she won't seek the death penalty. More>>

Chicago charges show challenge of police code of silence

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

Top officials unaware pipeline security operated illegally

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North Dakota's governor, the state's top law officer and its military leader all say they had no idea that the private security firm hired by the developer of the Dakota Access pipeline was operating illegally. More>>

Prosecutor: No crime committed by officer in man's death

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A prosecutor says a Connecticut police officer was justified when he shocked a man with a stun gun for 20 seconds shortly before the man died of a heart problem and blunt injury to his head. More>>

ABC, meat producer settle in $1.9B 'pink slime' libel suit

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ABC says it has reached a settlement with a South Dakota meat producer that filed a more than $1 billion lawsuit against the network over its reports on a beef product that critics dubbed "pink slime.". More>>

Mom's ex-boyfriend gets life in killing of 'Baby Doe'

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

Study finds pay for public college presidents up 5.3 percent

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

Correction: Bernie Sanders-Wife-Investigation story

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

Correction: Gangster Auction story

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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>>

The Latest: Supervisors suspended after NY subway derailment

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New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority says service has resumed on the four subway lines affected by a derailment in Harlem. More>>

Ingredient in popular weed killer going on list as cancerous

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

The Latest: Plea in mannequin attack avoids murder charges

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A man facing eight to 20 years in Nevada state prison after pleading guilty to trying to kill a mannequin that police posed as a sleeping homeless person will avoid charges in three similar downtown Las Vegas attacks. More>>

Pharmacy boss blamed for meningitis outbreak gets 9 years

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

Oregon boy, 6, found in car trunk; critically injured

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Police say a 6-year-old was flown to an Oregon hospital in critical condition after his parents discovered him in the trunk of a car on a warm afternoon. More>>

Bail set at $6.4M for surgeon charged with child rape

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A judge has set bail at $6.45 million for a Northern California brain surgeon charged with sexually abusing children. More>>

Foundation to award about $24 million to fight racism in US

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The Kellogg Foundation is awarding $24 million around the United States to help fight racism. More>>

California big tunnels win early approval. Questions remain

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

Man destroys new Ten Commandments statue at Arkansas Capitol

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Officials say Arkansas' new Ten Commandments monument was destroyed by someone driving a vehicle into it less than 24 hours after the monument was placed on state Capitol grounds. More>>

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

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

Review board wants another look at police shooting decision

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

State: 111 terminally ill end lives under new California law

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

Retracted CNN story a boon for president at war with media

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

Skyscraper lit in Qatar Airways' colors amid dispute

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

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

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

LA City Council oks plans for George Lucas museum

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

No shots fired, but calls prompt lockdown at military post

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

Utah officials blame lack of logging for major wildfire Video included

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

Cosby rejects 'sexual assault tour' idea floated by reps

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

Engineers use replica to pinpoint California dam repairs

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

Seattle council hears from public about fatal shooting

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

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

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

MTA: Train derailment caused by 'improperly secured' rail

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

Heat a possible factor in 12 Maricopa County deaths

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

3 Chicago police officers indicted in Laquan McDonald case

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

Trump administration plans border wall models in summer

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

Activists take step to recall judge in sex assault case

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

Man plucked from raging California river in dramatic video

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

Report: Black girls thought to need less protection

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

Ten Commandments monument installed at Arkansas Capitol

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

FBI locates car related to missing Chinese scholar case

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

In New Mexico, Trump's monument review stirs passions

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

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

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

Subway train derails, scaring passengers and injuring dozens Video included

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

New Trump rules on Cuba travel leaves winners and losers

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

Confusion reigns in military post lockdown; no shots fired

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

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

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

The Latest: 911 calls led to military post lockdown

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

Arizona Supreme Court to rule on same-sex parental rights

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

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

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

Governors wary of Medicaid cost shift in Senate health bill

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

Transplanted: Large Idaho sequoia tree finds new home

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

Eclipse chasers blaze trail to Oregon for view of a lifetime

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

SpaceX launches 10 satellites from California air base

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

Egg executives in salmonella case must report to prison

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

Baylor confirms NCAA investigation after sex abuse scandal

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

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

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

Who can get around the travel ban? Video included

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

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

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

Sentencing of 'Baby Doe' mom delayed until July 12

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

California father buries wrong man after coroner's mistake

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

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

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

3 years' probation for man whose behavior forced flight back

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

GOP senator to block arms sales over crisis with Qatar

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

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

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

In defense, Trump seeks to redefine meaning of obstruction

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

Official: Los Angeles officer had dozens of illegal guns

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

US lawyer: US entitled to seize Iran-tainted skyscraper

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

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

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

Utah wildfire grows to largest active fire in US Video included

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

Judge suspends all Iraqi deportations in US for 2 weeks

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

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

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

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

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

The Latest: Car accident sparks major wildfire in California

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

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

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

World Food Prize goes to African Development Bank president

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

Weed killer ingredient going on California list as cancerous

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

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

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

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

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

Judge won't disqualify colleague from abortion video case

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

Arizona woman convicted in 2011 death of young cousin

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

Baylor says NCAA investigation is 'ongoing, pending'

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

Arkansas inmate on lam for 32 years visiting mom when caught

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

Mystery of missing Chinese scholar shakes up Illinois school

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

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

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

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

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

Vandals obliterate info on Emmett Till marker in Mississippi

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

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

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

Crews begin dismantling Confederate monument in St. Louis

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

Jury has verdict for Phoenix woman in death of young cousin

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

Albuquerque TV truck stolen while crew worked on crime story

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

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

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

Giant sequoia move on schedule in Idaho, tree doing well

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

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

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

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

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

Clarification: Officer Shot-St Louis story

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

Poll: Younger Republicans more liberal on immigration

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

US investigates after lab improperly ships nuclear material

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

Bloomberg to launch $17M contest for US cities

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

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

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

Dakota Access review to re-examine impact on tribe

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

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

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

8 injured after man drives into LA motel swimming pool

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

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

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

Firefighters battle intense wildfires in Utah, California Video included

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

Hearing resumes for school board member who insulted Obamas

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

Court says Iowa lottery rigging investigation took too long

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

The Latest: Officials say better weather limited Utah fire

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

Conference: US mayors may shape national climate policy

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

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

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

NJ college: Professor fired for racially insensitive remarks

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

LAPD chief urges cadets to be ethical in wake of scandal

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

Southern Utah wildfire grows, crews make slight gains Video included

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

Ohio Air Force base recognized for bee conservation

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

Family members: Seattle mom killed by police adored her kids

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

Colorado officer escorting Pence motorcade hurt in crash

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

Concert in Utah park honors man killed in London attack

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

Police investigate 2 possible hate crimes against mosques

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

California governor stops parole for Charles Manson follower

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

APNewsBreak: Military heads want transgender enlistment hold

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

Seattle police: No choice but lethal force in fatal shooting

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

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

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

Ferguson attorney: Brown family settlement $1.5 million

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

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

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

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

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

Cindy causes minor flooding across South as rain continues

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

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

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

Work to move giant sequoia draws curious Idaho onlookers

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

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

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

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

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

California father denies allegation he killed missing son

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

Mountain Valley review finds limited environmental impacts

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

Police: UPS shooter in San Francisco armed with stolen guns

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

California governor stops parole for Charles Manson follower

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

Fake quake: Report of major California temblor a false alarm

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

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

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

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

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

Tallest building west of Mississippi River opens in LA

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

Pence visits Focus on Family amid change for religious right

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

LA-area father arrested on suspicion of killing missing son

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

2 in Thunderbirds jet accident in Ohio in good condition

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

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

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

Utah evacuees watched flames draw closer, smoke get thicker

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

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

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

The Latest: Tallest building west of Mississippi River open

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

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

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

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