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The Latest: 2 bank workers, lawyer die in…

Authorities say two bank employees and an attorney are among the victims of a string of northern Wisconsin shootings that also killed a police officer

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

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

Los Angeles defies Trump stance on immigration

Mayor expands protections for illegal immigrants, adding to debate over sanctuary cities

Suspect In Jewish Community Center Bomb Threats…

Another suspect has been arrested in connection with a series of bomb threats against Jewish community centers and other institutions.

Chicago has biggest population dip as southern states grow

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

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The Latest: Group says lower DUI limit hurts Utah…

A national hospitality group says Utah's restaurant and tourism industry will be crippled by the governor's decision to sign legislation giving the state the strictest DUI threshold in the country

White veteran charged with murder of black man as…

A white Army veteran accused of randomly killing a black man on the streets of New York by stabbing him with a sword was charged Thursday with murder as a hate crime

Experts say the clock is ticking at the Oroville…

New federal report states the main spillway must be repaired by November or California faces a 'very significant' risk

Trump Jr. Bashes London's Mayor With Misleading…

The mayor's comments were months old and had been published under a misleading headline.

DeVos says her 'heart aches' for alleged rape victim

The U.S. education secretary says her "heart aches" for a 14-year-old girl who was allegedly raped at a Maryland high school last week

Minnesota marijuana oil sent to New York stirs anger

Minnesota lawmakers want to crack down on a medical marijuana company whose ex-officials have been charged with illegally shipping marijuana oil to New York

Police: Mom beat, choked girl over incorrect…

A woman has been accused of severely beating her young daughter, trying to strangle her and kicking her out of their Pennsylvania home for incorrectly reciting Bible verses

‘Tinderization’ of NBA behind road team’s success?

Players, coaches, NBA team executives suggest trend of road teams winning more frequently away from home courts at a higher rate, result of increased use of dating apps and social media, and getting more sleep

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Congress Voted To Abolish A Rule Protecting Some…

The Senate voted 52 to 47 to repeal an Obama-era rule on hunting predators.

UN chief accuses South Sudan's government of ignoring famine

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is accusing South Sudan's government of refusing to express "any meaningful concern" about the plight of 100,000 people suffering from famine, 7.5 million in need of humanitarian aid and thousands more fleeing fighting

Death rates up for middle age whites with little…

A sobering portrait of less-educated middle-age white Americans emerged Thursday with new research showing them dying disproportionately from what one expert calls "deaths of despair" _ suicides, drug overdoses and alcohol-related diseases

Parents accused in kid's shooting death…

An Arizona couple charged with murder in their 9-year-old son's shooting death was investigated by the state's child-welfare agency nearly three years ago

Google invests in Wi-Fi for school buses

Google is making homework easier for students in South Carolina

A Woman's Debrief: How Anne Briggs Built Her Farm

For more on Anne of All Trades and her farm, watch the full episode of "A Woman's Job."

Maine medical examiner wants more money to handle OD deaths

Maine is dealing with so many drug overdose deaths that the state medical examiner is asking for more money to handle the workload

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Iowa State leader, headed to Auburn, was dogged…

Despite some impressive achievements, Iowa State University President Steven Leath mixed personal, political and professional interests in ways that could land him in hot water

Cardinal Keeler, who led Baltimore archdiocese…

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, died Thursday

How would Neil Gorsuch handle a religious liberty…

Spirited Debate: Ellen Ratner and Rabbi Brad Hirschfield on the hot button issue for the Supreme Court