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

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Posted: aug. 21, 2017 1:22 a.m. | | SOLAR ECLIPSE Comments 0 Comments

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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Posted: aug. 20, 2017 9:53 p.m. | | Trump to skip Kennedy  Center Honors awards program Comments 0 Comments

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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Posted: aug. 20, 2017 9:03 p.m. | | Trump will address path forward on Afghanistan Comments 0 Comments

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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Posted: aug. 20, 2017 8:14 p.m. | | Why this total eclipse so unusual? Comments 0 Comments

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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Posted: aug. 13, 2017 7:17 p.m. | | Providence latest city installing meters to stop panhandling Comments 0 Comments

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

White House scrambles to explain Trump’s response to clashes

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — The White House scrambled Sunday to elaborate on President Donald Trump’s response to deadly, race-fueled clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, as ...

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Posted: aug. 13, 2017 7:16 p.m. | | White House scrambles to explain Trump’s  response to clashes Comments 0 Comments

Will Kim pull the trigger? Possible signs to watch

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Tensions between the United States and North Korea tend to flare suddenly and fade almost as quickly — but the latest escalation ...

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Posted: aug. 13, 2017 7:16 p.m. | | Will Kim pull the  trigger? Possible signs to watch Comments 0 Comments

North Korean tensions aren’t deterring tourists from Guam

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Tourists haven’t been deterred from visiting the tropical island of Guam even though the U.S. territory has been at the ...

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Posted: aug. 13, 2017 7:15 p.m. | | North Korean tensions aren’t deterring tourists from Guam Comments 0 Comments

Shoplifting suspect flees cops, then drowns in lake

WOODBURY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a shoplifting suspect in New Jersey drowned when he ran from police and then tried to swim away in ...

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Posted: aug. 13, 2017 7:15 p.m. | | Shoplifting suspect flees cops, then drowns in lake Comments 0 Comments

Exhumation of killers from vet cemeteries called ‘rare’

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The recent exhumation of an Army Vietnam veteran’s body from the Connecticut State Veterans Cemetery was a rare invocation of federal ...

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Posted: aug. 13, 2017 7:15 p.m. | | Exhumation of  killers from vet  cemeteries  called ‘rare’ Comments 0 Comments

Seattle’s unusual $25 gun tax upheld in state court

SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court upheld Seattle’s so-called “gun violence tax” against a challenge from gun rights groups Thursday, leaving the city as ...

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Posted: aug. 10, 2017 10:01 p.m. | | Seattle’s unusual $25 gun tax upheld in state court Comments 0 Comments

High schooler dies when log falls on him in football drill

FARMINGVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A high school football player lifting a large log with teammates as part of a Navy SEALs-style drill was hit in ...

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Posted: aug. 10, 2017 10:00 p.m. | | High schooler dies when log falls on him in football drill Comments 0 Comments

Man wrongly accused of drugging officer gets $50,000

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah city has paid $50,000 to settle with a Subway worker who was wrongly accused of drugging a police ...

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Posted: aug. 10, 2017 10:00 p.m. | | Man wrongly  accused of   drugging officer gets $50,000 Comments 0 Comments

Seattle turns switch with record 52-day dry streak

SEATTLE (AP) — Soggy Seattle clocked the wettest winter on record just months ago. Now, the city known for its Gore-Tex and overcast days has gone ...

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Posted: aug. 09, 2017 9:33 p.m. | | Seattle turns switch with record 52-day dry streak Comments 0 Comments

640,000 NYC warrants for old summonses tossed in 1 day

NEW YORK (AP) — In a single morning, courts on Wednesday threw out more than 640,000 warrants for New Yorkers ticketed for minor offenses years ...

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Posted: aug. 09, 2017 9:32 p.m. | | 640,000 NYC warrants for old summonses tossed in 1 day Comments 0 Comments

Houston police nix use of fast- food numbers at crime scenes

HOUSTON (AP) — Police commanders in Houston say order numbers taken from a popular Texas fast-food restaurant cannot be used to highlight evidence at crime scenes.

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Posted: aug. 09, 2017 9:32 p.m. | | Houston police nix use of fast- food numbers at crime scenes Comments 0 Comments

Baby abandoned by mom survived 3 days in plastic bag in bushes

ELMIRA, N.Y. (AP) — Two sisters who thought a dog was making noises near their neighbor’s bushes discovered something shocking: a filthy 8-month-old baby ...

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Posted: aug. 09, 2017 9:32 p.m. | | Baby abandoned by mom survived 3 days in plastic bag in bushes Comments 0 Comments

Chicago sues over sanctuary city threat; Sessions fires back

CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel has taken his fight against President Donald Trump’s immigration policies to court, with Chicago becoming one of the first ...

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Posted: aug. 07, 2017 8:59 p.m. | | Chicago sues over  sanctuary city threat; Sessions fires back Comments 0 Comments

Arkansas inmates snatch keys, take control of part of prison

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Six inmates snatched keys from three correctional officers at a maximum security prison in Arkansas on Monday and held the officers ...

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Posted: aug. 07, 2017 8:59 p.m. | | Arkansas inmates snatch keys, take control of part of prison Comments 0 Comments

‘Yeah, if you could win spreadsheet title, that’d be great’

DUMFRIES, Va. (AP) — John Dumoulin has never really set foot in an office. He works part time at Chick-fil-a.

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Posted: aug. 07, 2017 8:59 p.m. | | ‘Yeah, if you could win spreadsheet title, that’d be great’ Comments 0 Comments

Iowa school uses full-body wraps, denies mental care

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa school for juvenile offenders subjects the boys to restraints and seclusion rooms and denies them essential mental health care ...

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Posted: aug. 07, 2017 8:59 p.m. | | Iowa school  uses full-body  wraps, denies  mental care Comments 0 Comments

Arizona woman becomes 55th sent to death row in US

PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix woman sentenced to death Monday in the killing of a 10-year-old cousin who was locked in a small plastic storage box ...

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Posted: aug. 07, 2017 8:51 p.m. | | Arizona woman becomes 55th sent to death row in US Comments 0 Comments

School to promote healthy relationships after boy is charged

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The head of a school where a boy is accused of sexually assaulting five female classmates said Monday that it is reviewing ...

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Posted: aug. 07, 2017 8:51 p.m. | | School to promote healthy relationships after boy is charged Comments 0 Comments

US in rare bull’s-eye for total solar eclipse

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — It will be tough eclipsing this eclipse.

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Posted: aug. 06, 2017 7:31 p.m. | | US in rare bull’s-eye for total solar eclipse Comments 0 Comments

Thirteen injured in hazardous materials leak at SoCal dock

LONG BEACH  (AP) — Twelve dock workers and a firefighter sustained minor to mild injuries after a container ship leaked a hazardous material in the Port ...

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Posted: aug. 06, 2017 7:16 p.m. | | Thirteen injured in hazardous materials leak at SoCal dock Comments 0 Comments

Big, toothy 6-foot long fish found in Nevada chomped prey like sharks

ELKO, Nev. (AP) — A fossil found in northeastern Nevada shows a newly discovered fish species that scientists believe looked, and ate, like a shark.

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Posted: aug. 06, 2017 7:15 p.m. | | Big, toothy 6-foot long fish found in Nevada chomped prey like sharks Comments 0 Comments

Trump’s unprecedented hands-on messaging carries risks for President

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — For the third time in six months, President Donald Trump is on the hunt for a new communications director. But in ...

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Posted: aug. 06, 2017 7:15 p.m. | | Trump’s unprecedented hands-on messaging carries risks for President Comments 0 Comments

Search called off for 3 US Marines who crashed

SYDNEY (AP) — U.S. military officials called off a search and rescue operation on Sunday for three U.S. Marines who were missing after their ...

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Posted: aug. 06, 2017 6:44 p.m. | | Search called off  for 3 US Marines  who crashed   Comments 0 Comments

Rare August tornado sends 30 to hospital

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A rare late summer tornado smashed into a shopping district of Tulsa early Sunday just hours after it was packed with people ...

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Posted: aug. 06, 2017 6:43 p.m. | | Rare August tornado sends 30 to hospital Comments 0 Comments

Pence slams report on possible 2020 presidential groundwork

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has pushed back against a news report suggesting he is laying groundwork for a possible presidential bid ...

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Posted: aug. 06, 2017 6:43 p.m. | | Pence slams  report on possible 2020 presidential groundwork Comments 0 Comments

Minnesota mosque explosion ‘deeper and scarier’ than threats

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in suburban Minneapolis, like other U.S. mosques, occasionally receives threatening calls and emails. But leaders say they ...

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Posted: aug. 06, 2017 6:42 p.m. | | Minnesota mosque explosion ‘deeper and scarier’ than threats Comments 0 Comments

Welcome boost from China to global pressure on North Korea missiles

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A global pressure campaign on North Korea propelled by sharp new U.N. sanctions received a welcome boost Sunday from China, the ...

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Posted: aug. 06, 2017 6:40 p.m. | | Welcome boost from  China to global pressure on North Korea missiles Comments 0 Comments

Fresno State professor won’t teach after anti-Trump tweet

FRESNO  (AP) — Fresno State University in California says an American history professor who tweeted that President Donald Trump “must hang” will not be returning to ...

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Posted: aug. 05, 2017 12:22 a.m. | | Fresno State professor won’t teach after anti-Trump tweet Comments 0 Comments

Idea of Democrats funding anti-abortion candidates draws ire

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — The proposal seemed modest in today’s polarized political climate: The head of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee suggested his group ...

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Posted: aug. 05, 2017 12:22 a.m. | | Idea of Democrats  funding anti-abortion  candidates draws ire Comments 0 Comments

Day care workers indicted in toddlers’ hot-car death, injury

CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — A mother and daughter who are day care workers have been indicted on felony charges stemming from the death of a ...

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Posted: aug. 05, 2017 12:22 a.m. | | Day care workers indicted in  toddlers’ hot-car death, injury Comments 0 Comments

Cell service could be spotty for some rural eclipse-watchers

ST. LOUIS (AP) — If you plan to livestream next month’s solar eclipse from one of the prime viewing spots, here’s a thought: Keep ...

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Posted: jul. 30, 2017 7:06 p.m. | | Cell service  could be spotty  for some rural  eclipse-watchers Comments 0 Comments

115-year-old tortoise returned to its owners

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 115-year-old desert tortoise that disappeared from its garden at a New Mexico senior living community was returned.

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Posted: jul. 30, 2017 7:06 p.m. | | 115-year-old tortoise returned to its owners Comments 0 Comments

US bombers fly over South Korea following North’s 2nd ICBM test

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The United States flew two supersonic bombers over the Korean Peninsula on Sunday in a show of force against North Korea ...

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Posted: jul. 30, 2017 7:05 p.m. | | US bombers fly over South Korea following North’s 2nd ICBM test Comments 0 Comments

White House to Senate: Pass health bill now or else

PHOENIX (AP) — A proposed law that would require carmakers to build alarms for back seats is being pushed by child advocates who say it will ...

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Posted: jul. 30, 2017 7:05 p.m. | | White House to Senate:  Pass health bill now or else Comments 0 Comments

Child advocates urge back-seat alarms as 2 die in Arizona heat

PHOENIX (AP) — A proposed law that would require carmakers to build alarms for back seats is being pushed by child advocates who say it will ...

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Posted: jul. 30, 2017 7:03 p.m. | | Child advocates urge back-seat alarms as  2 die in Arizona heat Comments 0 Comments

Amazon plans to hire 1,000s in 1 day

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon plans to make thousands of job offers in just one day as it holds a giant job fair next week at ...

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Posted: jul. 26, 2017 9:21 p.m. | | Amazon plans to hire 1,000s in 1 day Comments 0 Comments

Facebook’s ads keep creeping into new apps

MENLO PARK (AP) — Scrolling through an ad-free Instagram is now a distant memory, much like the once ad-free Facebook itself. Soon, users of its Messenger ...

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Posted: jul. 26, 2017 9:21 p.m. | | Facebook’s ads  keep creeping into new apps Comments 0 Comments

Coke Zero now Coke Zero Sugar

NEW YORK (AP) — Coke Zero is getting revamped as Coke Zero Sugar.

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Posted: jul. 26, 2017 9:21 p.m. | | Coke Zero now Coke Zero Sugar Comments 0 Comments

Trump’s order: Bar all transgender troops from military

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump abruptly declared a ban Wednesday on transgender troops serving anywhere in the U.S. military, catching the Pentagon flat-footed and ...

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Posted: jul. 26, 2017 9:09 p.m. | | Trump’s order: Bar all transgender  troops from military Comments 0 Comments

House GOP works to deliver on border wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republican allies of President Donald Trump are intent on giving him a long-sought victory in Congress by finally making a down payment ...

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Posted: jul. 26, 2017 9:08 p.m. | | House GOP works to  deliver on  border wall Comments 0 Comments

GOP senators blink on a big chance to repeal ‘Obamacare’

WASHINGTON (AP) — After seven years of emphatic campaign promises, Senate Republicans demonstrated they didn’t have the stomach to repeal “Obamacare” on Wednesday when it ...

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Posted: jul. 26, 2017 9:08 p.m. | | GOP senators blink  on a big chance to repeal ‘Obamacare’ Comments 0 Comments

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