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Nursing home teaches lessons on life

NEW YORK (AP) — In a classroom, an old man glides in pushing a walker, and none of the young faces turn. In the cafeteria, a ...

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Posted: oct. 15, 2017 7:37 p.m. | | Nursing home teaches lessons on life Comments 0 Comments

An army of firefighters brave deadly, epic firestorm

SONOMA  (AP) — Santa Rosa firefighter Brandon Palmer has fought big blazes in his 20 years on the job, but the 81-hour shift he spent fighting ...

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Posted: oct. 15, 2017 7:31 p.m. | | An army of firefighters brave deadly, epic firestorm Comments 0 Comments

‘I’m intact,’ Tillerson says, brushing off Trump drama

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday ducked, danced and sidestepped the question of whether he truly called President Donald Trump a “moron ...

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Posted: oct. 15, 2017 7:30 p.m. | | ‘I’m intact,’ Tillerson says, brushing off Trump drama Comments 0 Comments

Las Vegas tourism sees changes in shooting aftermath

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas’ tourism sector is bracing for changes in the aftermath of the massacre that killed 58 people at an outdoor music ...

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In Weinstein’s downfall creates a moment of reckoning for Hollywood

NEW YORK (AP) — If in a movie, Harvey Weinstein would probably cut the scenes of sexual harassment that have been described against him. They’re ...

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Posted: oct. 09, 2017 9:09 p.m. | | In Weinstein’s downfall creates a moment of reckoning for Hollywood Comments 0 Comments

Trump’s one-two punch hits birth control, LGBT rights

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a one-two punch elating religious conservatives, President Donald Trump’s administration is allowing more employers to opt out of no-cost birth control ...

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Posted: oct. 07, 2017 12:24 a.m. | | Trump’s one-two  punch hits birth control, LGBT rights Comments 0 Comments

Stymied police seek help in uncovering gunman’s motive

LAS VEGAS (AP) — After five days of scouring the life of Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock and chasing 1,000 leads, investigators confessed Friday they ...

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Posted: oct. 07, 2017 12:24 a.m. | | Stymied police seek help in uncovering gunman’s motive Comments 0 Comments

Traffic deaths spiked in 2016, including pedestrians killed

WASHINGTON (AP) — Traffic fatalities rose 5.6 percent last year, with the biggest spikes in pedestrian and motorcyclist deaths, the government said Friday.

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Posted: oct. 07, 2017 12:23 a.m. | | Traffic deaths spiked in 2016, including  pedestrians killed Comments 0 Comments

District apologizes for Trump answer on quiz

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — One of the possible answers on a multiple-choice online English test given at a Wyoming high school was “shooting at (President Donald ...

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Posted: oct. 07, 2017 12:23 a.m. | | District apologizes for Trump answer on quiz Comments 0 Comments

Gunman kills 59 & injures 527

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The victims just kept coming.

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Posted: oct. 03, 2017 1:04 a.m. | | Gunman  kills 59 & injures 527 Comments 0 Comments

Mormon leader Hales dies

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Top-ranking Mormon leader Robert D. Hales, who left a successful career as a businessman to help guide the church, has died ...

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Posted: oct. 01, 2017 9:35 p.m. | | Mormon leader Hales dies Comments 0 Comments

Trump says envoy ‘wasting his time’ talking to N. Korea

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was “wasting his time” trying to negotiate with North Korea over its ...

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Posted: oct. 01, 2017 9:34 p.m. | | Trump says envoy ‘wasting his time’ talking to N. Korea Comments 0 Comments

Colorado: No edible pot shaped as animals or fruit

DENVER (AP) — A ban on gummy bears and other edible marijuana products shaped like animals, people and fruit takes effect this month in Colorado - a ...

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Trump scoffs at ‘politically motivated ingrates’ after Maria

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday scoffed at “politically motivated ingrates” who had questioned his administration’s commitment to rebuilding Puerto ...

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Posted: oct. 01, 2017 9:33 p.m. | | Trump scoffs at  ‘politically motivated  ingrates’ after Maria Comments 0 Comments

Dreams line up to renew work permits as program nears ends

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The line stretches down the block before the sun rises in Los Angeles, made up of immigrants seeking help to renew their ...

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Posted: sep. 29, 2017 10:36 p.m. | | Dreams line up to renew work permits as program nears ends Comments 0 Comments

California starts tackling huge affordable housing shortage

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown put his signature Friday on bills aimed at tackling the affordable housing crisis in California, which needs an estimated ...

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Posted: sep. 29, 2017 10:36 p.m. | | California starts tackling huge affordable housing shortage Comments 0 Comments

Arrest 37 years after mom, unborn killed

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For 37 years, Ronnie Fematt had been living with a burning question: Who killed his newlywed wife and their unborn child in ...

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Posted: sep. 29, 2017 10:36 p.m. | | Arrest 37 years after mom, unborn killed Comments 0 Comments

Travel industry sticking with trips to Cuba from USA

MIAMI (AP) — Tour companies, airlines, cruises and others in the travel industry say they will continue taking Americans to Cuba despite a dramatic safety warning ...

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Posted: sep. 29, 2017 10:35 p.m. | | Travel industry sticking with trips to Cuba from USA Comments 0 Comments

IMF chief: Don’t dismiss bitcoin impact

LONDON (AP) — Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund, has a message for the world’s central bankers: Don’t be Luddites.

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Posted: sep. 29, 2017 10:35 p.m. | | IMF chief: Don’t dismiss bitcoin impact Comments 0 Comments

Volkswagen promises to roll out 2 new models every year in USA

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Volkswagen plans to offer two new U.S. models every year for the foreseeable future and double the length of its warranties ...

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Posted: sep. 29, 2017 10:35 p.m. | | Volkswagen promises to   roll out 2 new  models every  year in USA Comments 0 Comments

SpaceX: Rocket for moon, Mars and NY-to-Shanghai in 39 mins

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX chief Elon Musk’s elaborate plan for a mega-rocket to carry astronauts to Mars may have some down-to-Earth applications.

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Posted: sep. 29, 2017 10:35 p.m. | | SpaceX: Rocket for moon, Mars and NY-to-Shanghai in 39 mins Comments 0 Comments

Trump promotes ‘giant, beautiful, massive’ tax plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that the centerpiece of his plan to help American businesses and workers “thrive, compete and grow” is a ...

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Posted: sep. 29, 2017 10:34 p.m. | | Trump promotes ‘giant,  beautiful, massive’ tax plan Comments 0 Comments

Aid flows to Puerto Rico but many still lack water, food

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Thousands of Puerto Ricans were finally getting water and food rations Friday as an aid bottleneck began to ease, but ...

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Posted: sep. 29, 2017 10:34 p.m. | | Aid flows to Puerto Rico but many still  lack water, food Comments 0 Comments

Trump seeks new health chief after Price resignation

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is seeking a new health secretary to take the place of Tom Price, ousted after an outcry over flying on ...

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Posted: sep. 29, 2017 10:34 p.m. | | Trump seeks new health chief after Price resignation Comments 0 Comments

Attorney: ‘No doubt’ OJ goes to Florida after prison

LAS VEGAS (AP) — O.J. Simpson will live in Florida after he is released on parole from a Nevada prison where he has been held ...

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Posted: sep. 29, 2017 10:34 p.m. | | Attorney: ‘No doubt’ OJ  goes to Florida after prison Comments 0 Comments

Police: Mom flew to Germany, left 4 kids home alone

JOHNSTON, Iowa (AP) — A suburban Des Moines mother has been jailed after she left her four children home alone while she traveled to Europe for ...

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Posted: sep. 29, 2017 10:34 p.m. | | Police: Mom flew to Germany, left  4 kids home alone Comments 0 Comments

Air Force Academy leader delivers powerful speech on race

AIR FORCE ACADEMY  (AP) — The leader of the Air Force Academy delivered a poignant and stern message on race relations in a speech to thousands ...

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Posted: sep. 29, 2017 10:33 p.m. | | Air Force Academy leader  delivers powerful speech on race Comments 0 Comments

Firefighters hose down blaze ahead of wind gusts

CORONA  (AP) — Southern California firefighters struggled Tuesday to protect hundreds of homes from a wildfire that surged through suburban canyons, trying to beat back the ...

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Posted: sep. 27, 2017 12:03 a.m. | | Firefighters hose down blaze ahead of wind gusts Comments 0 Comments

Death of transgender teen in surrounded in mystery

HOUSTON, Mo. (AP) — Even as authorities in rural southern Missouri dismiss the possibility that a transgender teenager’s death was a hate crime, questions remain ...

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Posted: sep. 27, 2017 12:03 a.m. | | Death of transgender teen in surrounded in mystery Comments 0 Comments

Construction starts on models of proposed Mexico border wall

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Federal contractors on Tuesday began building prototypes of President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall with Mexico, hitting a milestone toward a ...

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Posted: sep. 27, 2017 12:03 a.m. | | Construction starts on models  of proposed Mexico border wall Comments 0 Comments

US, Mexico expand pact on managing Colorado River

DENVER (AP) — The United States and Mexico have agreed to renew and expand a far-reaching conservation agreement that governs how they manage the overused Colorado ...

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Posted: sep. 27, 2017 12:02 a.m. | | US, Mexico expand pact on managing Colorado River Comments 0 Comments

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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Posted: sep. 19, 2017 7:09 p.m. | | Best Buy shares down as it offers muted profit goals Comments 0 Comments

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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Posted: sep. 19, 2017 7:08 p.m. | | Toys R Us joins bankruptcy list Comments 0 Comments

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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Posted: sep. 19, 2017 7:08 p.m. | | 7.1 quake kills 139 as in Mexico Comments 0 Comments

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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Posted: sep. 19, 2017 7:08 p.m. | | Haitians find ‘Mexican dream’ instead Comments 0 Comments

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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Posted: sep. 19, 2017 7:07 p.m. | | GOP strains for last chance Obamacare repeal votes Comments 0 Comments

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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Posted: sep. 18, 2017 9:24 p.m. | | Senate GOP musters final  push to erase health care law Comments 0 Comments

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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Posted: sep. 18, 2017 9:14 p.m. | | Clinton hints she may question  Trump’s legitimacy Comments 0 Comments

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

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