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Police: 'No apparent reason' for shooting on Vegas Strip bus

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:44:00 EDT

Police say a man sitting at the back of a public bus on the Las Vegas Strip started shooting "for no apparent reason" as passengers got off at a stop in the heart of the tourism corridor.


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Suspects sought in deadly Cincinnati nightclub shooting

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:52:00 EDT

Cincinnati police are searching for suspects in a nightclub shooting that left one man dead and 15 other people injured.


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Prosecutors fight Cosby bid to question 2K potential jurors

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:52:00 EDT

Prosecutors in Bill Cosby's sex assault case in Pennsylvania are fighting defense efforts to question 2,000 potential jurors.



Oklahoma officer wounded in traffic-stop shooting has died

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:12:00 EDT

Authorities say a 22-year-old police officer has died after a shootout with a man who fled a traffic stop in central Oklahoma.



The Latest: Oklahoma officer, 22, dies after shootout

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:02:00 EDT

Authorities say a 22-year-old Oklahoma police officer has died after a shootout during a traffic stop.



Bitter GOP finger-pointing clouds path for Trump agenda

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:52:00 EDT

President Donald Trump's aides have opened the door to working with moderate Democrats on health care and other issues.


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NYC Mayor: 'Fearless Girl' statue can stay through Feb. 2018

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:52:00 EDT

Mayor Bill de Blasio: Statue of a girl staring down Wall Street's famous "Charging Bull" will be allowed to remain through February 2018.


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California slaying victims are mom, 2 kids and another woman

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 03:35:00 EDT

Authorities say the four people killed in a quiet California neighborhood include a woman and her two children.


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Some balk as Seattle seeks to spend more money on homeless

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 02:33:00 EDT

Sixteen months after he declared a state of emergency on homelessness, the mayor of Seattle is asking voters in his liberal, affluent city for $55 million a year in new taxes to fight the problem.


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Officer quits to avoid firing after shooting of unarmed teen

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 23:44:00 EDT

A white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager has quit the New York Police Department to avoid being fired following a disciplinary trial.



The Latest: Club operator calls shooting 'senseless'

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 22:32:00 EDT

Police have identified the person killed in an overnight Cincinnati nightclub shooting that also left 15 people injured.


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1 dead, 15 injured in Cincinnati nightclub gunfight

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 22:32:00 EDT

Police say gunfire erupted inside a crowded Cincinnati nightclub after a dispute among several men, killing one man and injuring 15 other people.


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Man arrested in shooting death of Southern California boy

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 21:42:00 EDT

Police is Southern California say they have arrested a suspect in the slaying of an 8-year-old boy who was killed in a drive-by shooting as he was about to have dinner inside a home.



46 dogs, saved from slaughter, arrive in NY from South Korea

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 21:22:00 EDT

Forty-six dogs have been flown to New York from South Korea after being rescued at a farm where they were to be slaughtered for human consumption.


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Rocks, Bible thrown through windows of Colorado mosque

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:22:00 EDT

A Colorado mosque was vandalized early Sunday when someone threw rocks and a Bible through the windows of the Islamic Center of Fort Collins.



California slaying victims are mom, 2 kids and another woman

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:12:00 EDT

Authorities say the four people killed in a quiet Northern California neighborhood include a woman and her two children.



Police: 'No apparent reason' for shooting on Vegas Strip bus

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:02:00 EDT

Authorities say a Montana man was shot and killed on a Las Vegas bus before the gunman barricaded himself in the vehicle, shutting down the Strip for hours.


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Teens wearing leggings barred from United flight

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:52:00 EDT

Two teenage girls were barred by a gate agent from boarding a United Airlines flight from Denver to Minneapolis because they were wearing leggings.



'Still one of us': 92-year-old gets Purple Heart from WWII

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 17:42:00 EDT

A 92-year-old North Carolina man has finally received the Purple Heart he earned more than 70 years ago while fighting in Belgium during World War II.



Koppel says Hannity is 'bad for America'; Hannity fires back

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 17:12:00 EDT

Veteran newsman Ted Koppel told Fox News host Sean Hannity that he is "bad for America" in an interview that aired on CBS' "Sunday Morning" that quickly became a trending topic on social media Sunday.



Carrier deal touted by Trump unusual for Indiana

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 15:51:00 EDT

The deal brokered by President Donald Trump to stem job losses at a Carrier Corp. factory in Indianapolis is unusual for the state as it offers $7 million of incentives to a company still planning to cut about a third of its some 1,600 jobs.


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Medical pot bill in S. Carolina bolstered by conservatives

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 15:34:00 EDT

Efforts to let patients legally access pot are slowly taking root in the South, two decades after California became the first state to legalize medical marijuana.


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New anxieties as Trump says Obamacare will 'explode'

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 15:33:00 EDT

Americans who benefited from President Barack Obama's health care law and were relieved when a Republican push to repeal it failed are facing a new set of anxieties as President Donald Trump vows to let the law "explode.".


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Reynolds and Fisher honored with humor, music and dance

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 00:18:00 EDT

Stars and fans will gather Saturday for a public memorial to honor late actresses Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher.


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Arrests after scuffle breaks out at California Trump rally

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 22:28:00 EDT

Violence broke out Saturday at a rally on a Southern California beach where supporters of President Donald Trump had gathered to march.



Vegas Strip reopens after gunman surrender, fatal shooting

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 21:49:00 EDT

Police say a part of the Las Vegas Strip has been shut-down after a gunman barricaded himself inside a bus near the Cosmopolitan hotel-casino.



No gunshots fired in store burglary at Bellagio in Las Vegas

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 21:09:00 EDT

Las Vegas police say they are investigating a burglary at a high-end retail store inside the Bellagio Hotel and Casino.



Report: University leader got fitness freebies

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 21:09:00 EDT

An investigation has found that the outgoing leader of the University of California's Berkeley campus improperly accepted free benefits, mostly related to personal fitness.



Utah's governor signs abortion-halting legislation

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 20:38:00 EDT

Utah's governor has signed legislation that requires doctors to inform women that medication-induced abortions can be halted after taking just one of two pills.



Podiatrist who set free throws world record dies at 94

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 20:38:00 EDT

A California man who made history when he made 2,750 consecutive free throws has died.



The Latest: Pedestrians return to Strip after standoff ends

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 20:08:00 EDT

A hospital spokeswoman says one person has died in a shooting along the Las Vegas Strip.



Nissan recalls more than 56,000 cars, cites power steering

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 18:08:00 EDT

Nissan is recalling more than 56,000 cars because of power steering hoses that may leak fluid and potentially lead to fires.



The Latest: 3 anti-Trump protesters arrested in California

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 17:48:00 EDT

KCBS-TV reports that people were arrested after fights broke out during a rally to support President Donald Trump at a Southern California beach.



NYC says Trump Tower resident wrongly rented out on Airbnb

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 16:28:00 EDT

A woman who owns an apartment at Trump Tower is being fined $1,000 by the city after they say she wrongly rented it out on Airbnb.



6-year-old got gun at LA-area school; families kept in dark

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 14:58:00 EDT

Authorities learned a 6-year-old brought a gun to an elementary school outside Los Angeles, but parents of other students didn't learn about it for nearly two weeks.



Idaho woman says she crashed because she saw a sasquatch

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 14:38:00 EDT

A northern Idaho woman told police she crashed into a deer because she was distracted by a sasquatch in her rearview mirror.



N. Carolina father accused of killing newborn, toddler

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 14:18:00 EDT

A North Carolina sheriff says a newborn and the baby's 2-year-old sister have been found stabbed to death.



Security, parking, garbage irk Ivanka Trump's DC neighbors

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 11:48:00 EDT

Residents of a posh Washington neighborhood say the Trump clan doesn't make for very good neighbors, hogging parking on an already crowded street and leaving trash bags rotting at curbside.



US immigration judge grants asylum to Singapore teen blogger

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 11:09:00 EDT

An immigration judge in Chicago has granted asylum to a Singapore teen whose online posts criticizing his government landed him in jail.


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Idaho inmates: Prison violations led to amputations, death

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 11:00:00 EDT

Idaho inmates are asking a federal judge to hold the state in contempt after saying prison officials repeatedly violated a settlement plan in a long-running lawsuit over health care, leading to serious injuries and even the deaths of some prisoners.


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Colorado weighs strategy for guarding against pot crackdown

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 10:08:00 EDT

Colorado is considering an unusual strategy to protect its nascent marijuana industry from a federal crackdown.



Many governors welcome demise of GOP health care bill

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 07:38:00 EDT

Failure of the Republican bill to overhaul Obama's health care law is welcomed by many governors, primarily in states that had expanded Medicaid.



US immigration judge grants asylum to Singapore teen blogger

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:18:00 EDT

An immigration judge in Chicago has granted asylum to a Singapore teen whose online posts criticizing his government landed him in jail.


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Sacramento man arrested in killing of 2 adults, 2 juveniles

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 23:38:00 EDT

Police detained a suspect in San Francisco just hours after finding four bodies, including two children, in a home 80 miles away in Sacramento.


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Louisiana officer convicted of manslaughter in boy's death

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 23:08:00 EDT

A Louisiana law enforcement officer has testified at his murder trial that he was trying to save a fellow officer when he opened fire on a car, killing a 6-year-old autistic boy and critically wounding his father.



Ex-Penn State president convicted over child-sex scandal

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:48:00 EDT

Former Penn State president Graham Spanier has been found guilty of one count of child endangerment over his handling of a child sex abuse complaint against retired assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.


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Study: Chicago stop-and-frisk numbers drop, more work needed

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:07:00 EDT

A study of the Chicago Police Department's stop-and-frisk procedures reveals a dramatic decrease in the number of stops.



Man sentenced in death of pregnant ex-girlfriend in Hawaii

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:47:00 EDT

A judge in Hawaii has sentenced a man to life in prison with the possibility of parole in the murder of his ex-girlfriend who disappeared while pregnant with his child.


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Kentucky lawyer pleads guilty in massive disability scheme

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:38:00 EDT

A Kentucky lawyer accused of conspiring to defraud the government of $600 million in federal disability payments has pleaded guilty has entered a guilty plea.



Harrison Ford says he was distracted when he flew over plane

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:37:00 EDT

Actor Harrison Ford told an air traffic controller he was distracted and concerned about turbulence from another aircraft when he mistakenly landed his small plane on a taxiway at a Southern California airport last month.



Victim's husband appeals for calm after Wisconsin shooting

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:07:00 EDT

The suspect in a Wisconsin shooting spree that left four people dead has been identified, and court records show one of the victims was his wife's divorce lawyer.



Arkansas inmates make longshot bid to avoid double execution

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:47:00 EDT

Two Arkansas inmates scheduled for lethal injections next month are asking the parole board to spare their lives in a longshot effort to halt an unprecedented plan to execute eight prisoners in a 10-day period.


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Oregon woman pleads guilty to assaulting passenger on flight

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:21:00 EDT

A suburban Portland woman has pleaded guilty to assaulting a female passenger on a flight from Las Vegas.


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No repeal for 'Obamacare' _ a humiliating defeat for Trump

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:07:00 EDT

Republicans have set course for a climactic House vote on their health care overhaul.


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California air regulators vote to keep tough fuel standards

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:47:00 EDT

A state review has found California is on track to meet its tougher car-emission standards and urges regulators to draft more ambitious environmental targets for the future.



After health care bill's withdrawal, elation and anger

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:09:00 EDT

Some Americans breathed a sigh of relief and others are having their patience tested as the long-running debate on health care goes even longer.


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Judge clears way for retrial of ex-Philadelphia monsignor

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:08:00 EDT

A Catholic church official's 14-year legal odyssey over his handling of sex-abuse complaints won't end anytime soon after a Philadelphia judge said he would be retried on child endangerment charges.


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Plan to dig up President Polk's body _ again _ stirs trouble

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:31:00 EDT

A push by lawmakers in Tennessee to dig up President James K. Polk's body and move it for the third time since his death nearly 170 years ago is riling people.


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General favors more aggressive approach in Somalia

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:27:00 EDT

The commander of U.S. Africa Command says he would like to be granted more authority to battle al-Qaida-linked militants in Somalia.



US Jews wrestle with arrest of Jew in bomb threats case

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:27:00 EDT

Jewish groups who warned of a surge in anti-Semitism had pointed to numerous bomb threats against Jewish community centers as the most dramatic example of the trend.


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Trump's Keystone XL decision sets up new fight in Nebraska

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:08:00 EDT

President Donald Trump may have approved a federal permit for the Keystone XL pipeline, but the fight's far from over in Nebraska, the one state in its path that has yet to approve the project.



Vegas doctor, 93, convicted in opioid pill mill conspiracy

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:08:00 EDT

A 93-year-old Las Vegas doctor has been convicted of illegally writing prescriptions for oxycodone and other painkillers that ended up in the hands of drug addicts and dealers.



Police: Vegas cabbie went to victim's home after sex assault

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:58:00 EDT

Police say a Las Vegas cab driver went back to the customer he'd been accused of sexually assaulting while she was passed out, and offered her money, flowers and apologies after surveillance video footage of the incident surfaced.



Rachel Dolezal struggles after racial identity scandal

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:57:00 EDT

A woman who rose to prominence as a black civil rights leader and then lost her job when her parents exposed her as being white is struggling to make a living these days.


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Man accused of keeping women to work in strip clubs indicted

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:08:00 EDT

A grand jury has indicted a man accused of holding women against their will in a million-dollar home just outside Atlanta.



US-aided fighters face little resistance in Syrian operation

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:08:00 EDT

A U.S. military spokesman says the Syrian Arab and Kurdish fighters airlifted into combat in northern Syria earlier this week have encountered only light resistance, suggesting that the operation caught Islamic State militants by surprise.



APNewsBreak: Polling changes could confuse Kansas voters

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:47:00 EDT

More than 36,000 registered voters in Kansas are being asked to cast their ballots at new polling stations during the nation's first congressional election since President Donald Trump's November victory.


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Company, US want Dakota Access pipeline lake crossing upheld

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:48:00 EDT

The company building the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline and the Army Corps of Engineers want a judge to reject a request by American Indian tribes to revoke permission for the project to cross a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota.



Jurors convict Missouri mother of poisoning 9-year-old son

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:47:00 EDT

A suburban St. Louis mother has been convicted of secretly poisoning her son with prescription medications that kept him gravely ill for nearly a year.



Double-amputee Marine vet joins New York police department

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:08:00 EDT

A U.S. Marine Corps veteran who lost his legs below the knee after stepping on an explosive in Afghanistan is joining a suburban New York police department.



North Dakota oil spill 3 times larger than first estimated

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:19:00 EDT

A state environmental expert says an oil spill from a ruptured pipeline in North Dakota in December might have been three times larger than first estimated, and among the biggest in state history.


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House sets risky health care vote after Trump demands it

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 03:47:00 EDT

Republicans have set course for a climactic House vote on their health care overhaul.


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Maryland high school thrust into immigration debate

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 03:17:00 EDT

Students and parents whose Maryland high school has been dragged into the national immigration debate declined to comment about an alleged rape case involving a 14-year-old girl and a suspect authorities say came to the U.S. illegally from Central America.


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White House, in gamble, demands make-or-break health vote

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:17:00 EDT

The long-promised GOP health bill to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act is on the brink, short of votes just hours before Republican leaders plan to put it on the House floor.


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Police: Wisconsin rampage began with domestic dispute

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:17:00 EDT

Four people including a police officer are dead and a suspect is in custody after shootings at a bank and a law firm, followed by a standoff at an apartment complex in northern Wisconsin.


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Investigator who leaked chokehold officer's records resigns

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:41:00 EDT

A New York police watchdog group investigator who leaked disciplinary records on the white officer involved in the police chokehold death of unarmed black man Eric Garner has resigned.


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4 people, including 2 children, found dead in California

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:11:00 EDT

Police say they found four people dead in a Sacramento home.


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Jury fails to reach verdict in Penn State ex-president trial

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:11:00 EDT

The defense is set to begin presenting its case in the criminal trial of Penn State's former president.


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Student stranded for 5 days near Grand Canyon grew desperate

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:59:00 EDT

A Texas college student stranded for five days near the Grand Canyon says she was making farewell videos for her family as she grew desperate for help.



Parents accused in kid's shooting death investigated in 2014

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:38:00 EDT

Phoenix police say the parents of a 9-year-old boy who was shot in the head put off calling 911 as they cleaned up evidence in multiple rooms of the house.


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Utah getting toughest drunken driving limit in the US

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:37:00 EDT

Utah's governor has announced he will sign legislation giving the state the strictest DUI threshold in the country.



Utah man killed in London attack was hit on bridge

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:27:00 EDT

A statement from the Mormon church issued on behalf of relatives says a Utah man was among those killed in a London attack and his wife was seriously injured.



Dog pulled from California fire revived after 20 minutes

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:57:00 EDT

California firefighters who spent 20 minutes performing mouth-to-snout resuscitation on a dog they rescued from a burning apartment are being hailed as heroes.



Maryland high school thrust into immigration debate

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:27:00 EDT

A Maryland high school has been thrust into the national immigration debate after a 14-year-old student said she was raped in a bathroom there by two classmates, including one who authorities said came to the U.S. illegally from Central America.



Braves, warriors, chieftains: Oregon takes on tribal mascots

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:07:00 EDT

In Oregon, school districts with Native American mascots must abandon them by July or risk punishment that could include the withholding of state funds.



Chicago has biggest population dip as southern states grow

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:07:00 EDT

Census data show the Chicago region has lost more residents than any other U.S. metropolitan area, a drop that comes as other Midwestern cities lost population and South and Southwest parts of the country saw gains.



Bill inspired by Snooki caps public university speaker fees

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:17:00 EDT

Under legislation inspired by former "Jersey Shore" reality TV star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, no more than $10,000 of state money could go to pay speakers at New Jersey's public universities.


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Arkansas reconsiders letting guns in stadiums, arenas

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:07:00 EDT

Arkansas lawmakers are considering exempting college sporting events from a new state law that greatly expands where concealed handguns are allowed.



The Latest: Wife of suspect in Wisconsin shootings unhurt

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:03:00 EDT

The police officer killed in a string of northern Wisconsin shootings has been identified as a detective and 15-year veteran of the Everest Metro Police Department.


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Lawmakers reject plan to expand casinos in North Dakota

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:57:00 EDT

Legislators have rejected a plan to more than double North Dakota's casinos, a push some opponents viewed as a threat of payback against American Indian tribes for protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline.



Police: Random racist violence ends in death of black man

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:57:00 EDT

New York City officials are calling the death of a black man who they say was repeatedly stabbed with a sword by a white U.S. Army veteran from Baltimore, "an assault" on the city's inclusiveness and diversity.


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Death rates up for middle age whites with little education

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:20:00 EDT

Middle-age white Americans with limited education are increasingly dying younger, on average, than other middle-age U.S. adults, a trend driven by their dwindling economic opportunities, research by two Princeton University economists has found.


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Cardinal Keeler, who led Baltimore archdiocese, has died

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:47:00 EDT

Cardinal William Keeler, who helped ease tensions between Catholics and Jews and headed the oldest Roman Catholic diocese in the U.S. for 18 years, has died.



Perry blasts election of 1st gay Texas A&M student president

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:47:00 EDT

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry says the first openly gay student body president at his alma mater, Texas A&M University, may have "stolen" the election.



Police: Repeatedly deported MS-13 gang member abused child

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:07:00 EDT

Police say a member of the MS-13 street gang who had been deported from the U.S. four times stabbed two women and sexually assaulted a 2-year-old girl in a New York City suburb.



State Department tells embassies to ramp up visa screening

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:59:00 EDT

The State Department has ordered American embassies and consulates around the world to draw up criteria for "population sets" that should get extra scrutiny before getting U.S. travel visas.



Police: 3 dead, officer wounded in Louisiana shooting

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:42:00 EDT

Authorities say three people and a police dog are dead and a police officer is wounded after a shooting in Louisiana.



California races nature, clock to make key dam repairs

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:42:00 EDT

A team of experts is warning of a "very significant risk" if the main spillway of a California dam is not operational again by the next rainy season.



Coal ash: 'Why in the world would we be importing it?'

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:57:00 EDT

As Virginia and its public utilities cope with coal ash lying along state waterways, tons more of the industrial byproduct is being shipped into the state.



Trump Jr. called a 'disgrace' for criticizing London mayor

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:07:00 EDT

Donald Trump Jr. is facing criticism for tweeting in the hours after Wednesday's London attack a months-old comment from London Mayor Sadiq Khan that terror attacks are part of living in a big city.


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