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Best Buy shares down as it offers muted profit goals

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Best Buy fell Tuesday after the nation’s largest consumer electronics chain outlined long-term profit goals that displeased investors.

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Health benefit offers from small firmss keep vanishing

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Only half of America’s smallest businesses now offer health coverage to their workers because many say steady cost hikes have ...

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Posted: sep. 19, 2017 7:09 p.m. | | Health benefit offers from  small firmss keep vanishing Comments 0 Comments

Toys R Us joins bankruptcy list

NEW YORK (AP) — In filing for bankruptcy, Toys R Us joins a list of dozens of store chains that have done so already this year ...

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7.1 quake kills 139 as in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A magnitude 7.1 earthquake stunned central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 139 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust ...

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Haitians find ‘Mexican dream’ instead

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Jose Luis Millan found a new crop of star employees at an upscale Tijuana car wash where customers cross the border from ...

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Stanislav Petrov, averted nuclear war, dies at 77

MOSCOW (AP) — Stanislav Petrov, a former Soviet military officer known in the West as “the man who saved the world” for his role in averting ...

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Posted: sep. 19, 2017 7:07 p.m. | | Stanislav Petrov,  averted nuclear  war, dies at 77 Comments 0 Comments

GOP strains for last chance Obamacare repeal votes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Time growing short, President Donald Trump and Republican Senate leaders dove into a frantic hunt for votes Tuesday in a last-ditch effort to ...

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Common Core used widely, despite continuing debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most of the states that first endorsed the Common Core academic standards are still using them in some form, despite continued debate over ...

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Posted: sep. 19, 2017 7:07 p.m. | | Common Core used  widely, despite  continuing debate Comments 0 Comments

Senate GOP tentatively agrees to $1.5T in tax cuts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans are zeroing in on a tax outline that would add about $1.5 trillion to the government’s $20 trillion debt ...

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Posted: sep. 19, 2017 7:07 p.m. | | Senate GOP tentatively  agrees to $1.5T in tax cuts Comments 0 Comments

White man arrested in slayings of 2 black men in Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A 23-year-old white man was arrested Tuesday and accused of cold-bloodedly killing two black men and shooting up a black family ...

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Posted: sep. 19, 2017 7:07 p.m. | | White man arrested in slayings of 2 black men in Louisiana Comments 0 Comments

More protests set for today after quiet night in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Protesters chanting “free our people” gathered outside the jail in downtown St. Louis for more than two hours to show solidarity with ...

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Posted: sep. 18, 2017 11:58 p.m. | | More protests set for today after quiet night in St. Louis Comments 0 Comments

Spicer suggests critics of Emmy appearance should lighten up

NEW YORK (AP) — Sean Spicer says his surprise Emmy Awards appearance was a chance to have some fun, and suggested Tuesday that people who were ...

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Posted: sep. 18, 2017 9:25 p.m. | | Spicer suggests critics of Emmy appearance should lighten up Comments 0 Comments

Student shot by officer had called 911 before encounter

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech alerted students to shelter indoors because of violent protests on campus Monday night after police fatally shot a student over the ...

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Posted: sep. 18, 2017 9:25 p.m. | | Student shot by officer had called 911 before encounter Comments 0 Comments

Senate GOP musters final push to erase health care law

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans expressed growing hope Monday for a final push to scuttle President Barack Obama’s health care law, an effort that still ...

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Convicted church killer wants to fire Jewish, Indian lawyers

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A white supremacist who was sentenced to death in the 2015 massacre of nine black worshippers has told a federal appeals ...

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Posted: sep. 18, 2017 9:24 p.m. | | Convicted church killer wants to fire Jewish, Indian lawyers Comments 0 Comments

Clinton hints she may question Trump’s legitimacy

ATLANTA (AP) — Hillary Clinton says she won’t rule out questioning President Donald Trump’s legitimacy depending on what official inquiries uncover about Russian interference ...

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Disability backlog tops 1 million while thousands die on waitlist

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 1 million Americans are awaiting a hearing to see whether they qualify for disability benefits from Social Security, with the average ...

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Posted: sep. 18, 2017 9:14 p.m. | | Disability backlog  tops 1 million while thousands die on waitlist Comments 0 Comments

Mattis says no need yet to shoot down NKorean missiles

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. has seen no need to shoot down North Korean missiles test-fired in Japan’s direction, but a future missile launch ...

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Posted: sep. 18, 2017 9:14 p.m. | | Mattis says no need yet to  shoot down NKorean missiles Comments 0 Comments

Who loves a parade? Trump wants to showcase military might

NEW YORK (AP) — Who doesn’t love a parade? To a city that already offers many, President Donald Trump wants to add one that showcases ...

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Posted: sep. 18, 2017 9:13 p.m. | | Who loves a parade? Trump  wants to showcase military might Comments 0 Comments

Authorities proposing new rules on Equifax

NEW YORK (AP) — State and federal authorities are proposing tougher regulations against Equifax and the entire credit monitoring industry after the company announced that personal ...

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Interior secretary recommends shrinking 6 national monuments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that six of 27 national monuments under review by the Trump administration be reduced in size, with ...

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Posted: sep. 18, 2017 12:41 a.m. | | Interior secretary  recommends shrinking  6 national monuments Comments 0 Comments

Warm waters: Lingering effects for salmon

SEATTLE (AP) — The mass of warm water known as “the blob” that heated up the North Pacific Ocean has dissipated, but scientists are still seeing ...

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Those returning to Florida Keys must be self-sustaining

MIAMI (AP) — As the devastated Florida Keys began reopening to residents who fled Hurricane Irma, officials warned the returning islanders to bring enough supplies to ...

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Posted: sep. 17, 2017 7:18 p.m. | | Those returning to Florida Keys must be self-sustaining Comments 0 Comments

Governments turn tables by suing public records information requesters

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Oregon parent wanted details about school employees getting paid to stay home. A retired educator sought data about student performance ...

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Posted: sep. 17, 2017 7:17 p.m. | | Governments turn tables by suing public records information requesters Comments 0 Comments

2 Louisiana slayings likely racially motivated, police say

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The slayings of two black men in Baton Rouge last week were likely racially motivated, police said Sunday, and a suspect ...

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Trump mocks North Korea leader Kim as ‘Rocket Man’

SOMERSET, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday mocked the leader of nuclear-armed North Korea as “Rocket Man” while White House advisers said the ...

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Posted: sep. 17, 2017 7:10 p.m. | | Trump mocks North Korea leader Kim as ‘Rocket Man’ Comments 0 Comments

Harvey recovery czar faces limits to ‘future-proofing’ Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The man tasked with overseeing Texas’ Hurricane Harvey rebuilding efforts sees his job as “future-proofing” before the next disaster, but he isn ...

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Posted: sep. 17, 2017 7:10 p.m. | | Harvey recovery  czar faces limits to  ‘future-proofing’ Texas Comments 0 Comments

Chelsea Manning says she not a traitor

NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — Chelsea Manning said Sunday she is not an “American traitor” as her critics have claimed, and that she did what she thought ...

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Posted: sep. 17, 2017 7:09 p.m. | | Chelsea Manning says she not a traitor Comments 0 Comments

Child care choices limited for those working outside 9-to-5

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Heather Peele is just like any other mom rushing to pick up her child at day care after work. Except, it’s ...

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Posted: sep. 17, 2017 7:08 p.m. | | Child care choices limited for those working outside 9-to-5 Comments 0 Comments

Alaska Gold Rush town struggles with hard-drinking legacy

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The old Gold Rush town of Nome on Alaska’s western coast is trying again to address hard drinking that’s deeply ...

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Posted: sep. 11, 2017 12:06 a.m. | | Alaska Gold Rush town struggles with hard-drinking legacy Comments 0 Comments

US commemorates 9/11; ceremonies at ground zero

NEW YORK (AP) — While the U.S. contends with the destruction caused by two ferocious hurricanes in three weeks, Americans also are marking the anniversary ...

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9/11 memorial to include names of sickened responders

POINT LOOKOUT, N.Y. (AP) — A Long Island beach where people gathered and watched in horror as the distant World Trade Center towers collapsed on ...

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Posted: sep. 10, 2017 7:06 p.m. | | 9/11 memorial to include names of sickened responders Comments 0 Comments

Irma set records; late weakening dampened its power

MIAMI (AP) — Before crashing into Florida, Hurricane Irma set all sorts of records for brute strength as it flattened Caribbean islands and swamped the Florida ...

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Posted: sep. 10, 2017 7:06 p.m. | | Irma set records;  late weakening dampened its power Comments 0 Comments

Guard couple ditch white wedding for fatigues as Irma nears

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Lauren Durham had a poofy white dress and plans for an intimate beach wedding on the second weekend of September. Instead she ...

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Posted: sep. 10, 2017 7:05 p.m. | | Guard couple ditch white wedding for  fatigues as  Irma nears Comments 0 Comments

11-foot shark bites surfer’s board in half

SYDNEY (AP) — A 35-year-old surfer was taken to a hospital after a shark snapped his board, tore his hip and flung him into the air ...

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Posted: sep. 10, 2017 6:48 p.m. | | 11-foot shark bites  surfer’s board  in half Comments 0 Comments

Florida gets coast-to-coast pummeling

MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Irma gave Florida a coast-to-coast pummeling with winds up to 130 mph Sunday, swamping homes and boats, knocking out power to millions ...

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As others tear down Confederate monuments, Alabama unveils 1

BRANTLEY, Ala. (AP) — As cities across the country are tearing down and relocating Confederate monuments, a county in southern Alabama on Sunday unveiled a new ...

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Trump plans to lift limits on military gear for police officers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is preparing to restore the flow of surplus military equipment to local law enforcement agencies under a program that had ...

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Posted: aug. 27, 2017 6:43 p.m. | | Trump plans to lift limits on military gear for police officers Comments 0 Comments

Drug lowers heart risks by curbing inflammation

NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time, a drug has helped prevent heart attacks by curbing inflammation, a new and very different approach than lowering ...

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Armed judges in spotlight after gunman’s Ohio attack

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More judges are carrying weapons than most people realize, even though attacks on judges remain rare, surveys and experts say.

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Rescuers pluck hundreds from rising floodwaters

HOUSTON (AP) — Tropical Storm Harvey sent devastating floods pouring into the nation’s fourth-largest city Sunday as rising water chased thousands of people to rooftops ...

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SOLAR ECLIPSE

If you can’t witness the total solar eclipse in person, you can still see it online or via TV.

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Trump to skip Kennedy Center Honors awards program

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Acknowledging that he has become a “political distraction,” President Donald Trump has decided to skip the festivities surrounding the annual Kennedy ...

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Senator who hoped for Donald Trump assassination in post apologizes

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri lawmaker who drew bipartisan outrage over her brief Facebook comment expressing hope that President Donald Trump would be assassinated ...

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Posted: aug. 20, 2017 9:03 p.m. | | Senator who  hoped for  Donald Trump  assassination in post apologizes Comments 0 Comments

Trump will address path forward on Afghanistan

CAMP MOREHEAD, Afghanistan (AP) — Signaling that the U.S. military expects its mission to continue, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan on Sunday hailed ...

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

ATLANTA (AP) — Defense lawyers have long questioned the reliability of some forensic science methods, but over the past decade, the debate has intensified. Two highly ...

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Posted: aug. 20, 2017 8:48 p.m. | | Fallen forensics:   What  a 2016 report has to say about them Comments 0 Comments

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

LINCOLN CITY, Ore. (AP) — Millions of Americans converged on a narrow corridor stretching from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the ...

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Posted: aug. 20, 2017 8:14 p.m. | | Eclipse eve: Millions converge across US to see sun go dark Comments 0 Comments

Why this total eclipse so unusual?

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Total solar eclipses occur every year or two or three, often in the middle of nowhere like the South Pacific or ...

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Providence latest city installing meters to stop panhandling

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Providence is due to become the latest American city to install giving meters as a way for people to donate to ...

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Crash suspect’s ex-teacher says he idolized Hitler, Nazism

FLORENCE, Ky. (AP) — The young man accused of plowing a car into a crowd of people protesting a white supremacist rally was fascinated with Nazism ...

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Posted: aug. 13, 2017 7:16 p.m. | | Crash suspect’s ex-teacher says he idolized Hitler, Nazism Comments 0 Comments

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