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Fresno police members walk near a shooting scene Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in Fresno, Calif. (John Walker/Fresno Bee/via AP)
April 18, 2017 - 6:38 pm
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting near a Catholic Charities facility in downtown Fresno, California (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Pacific Gas & Electric Co. says one of its employees was killed during a shooting in downtown Fresno that left two others dead. Police say the PG...
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This combination of undated photos provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death-row inmates Stacey E. Johnson, left, and Ledell Lee. Both men are scheduled for execution on April 20, 2017. (Arkansas Department of Correction via AP)
April 18, 2017 - 6:38 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on Arkansas' plans to conduct several executions this month (all times local): 5:15 p.m. An Arkansas inmate scheduled to die Thursday night is asking the state's Supreme Court to block his execution so he can pursue additional DNA testing to prove his claims of...
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This Sunday, April 16, 2017, photo provided by the National Park Service shows Tapeats Creek in Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. Authorities are searching for Jackson Standefer, 14, and Lou-Ann Merrell, 62, after the pair lost their footing Saturday and fell into the water during a family trip in a remote area of the Arizona park. (National Park Service via AP)
April 18, 2017 - 6:36 pm
Relatively few visitors even try to hike a rugged, remote area at the bottom of the Grand Canyon where the wife of the founder of Merrell Boot Co. and a teenager went missing last weekend, according to the National Park Service. Tapeats Creek, where Lou-Ann Merrell and Jackson Standefer, 14, lost...
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April 18, 2017 - 6:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A Mexican fashion retailer says superstar singer Thalia (Tah-LEE'-ah) failed to promote her branded products while demanding diva-like perks including a $65,000 plane ride and a $10,000 stylist. The lawsuit filed in Manhattan by EDF Brands charges that Thalia didn't live up to her...
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FILE - In this Monday, April 17, 2017, file photo, runners head to the finish line in the 121st Boston Marathon in Boston. Adidas has apologized for sending out a marketing email using an unfortunate choice of words to praise customers who completed the Boston Marathon on Monday. The subject line of the email sent Tuesday by Adidas Running read: "Congrats, you survived the Boston Marathon!" (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
April 18, 2017 - 5:56 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Adidas has apologized for sending out a marketing email praising customers it said "survived" this year's Boston Marathon. The subject line of the email sent Tuesday by Adidas Running read: "Congrats, you survived the Boston Marathon!" On social media, customers quickly reminded the...
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April 18, 2017 - 5:55 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Latest on a school bus crash in Idaho (all times local): 3:50 p.m. An Idaho sheriff says a bus carrying 39 students rolled over in a central Idaho crash on Tuesday and at least 11 have been taken to hospitals. Lincoln County Sheriff Rene Rodriguez says the bus crashed for...
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FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2013 file photo, former state chemist Annie Dookhan sits in Suffolk Superior Court in Boston. Dookhan pleaded guilty to tampering with evidence and falsifying thousands of tests in criminal drug cases, calling into question evidence used to prosecute the defendants. The state's highest court ordered the district attorneys in Massachusetts to produce lists by Tuesday, April 18, 2017, indicating how many of the approximately 24,000 tainted cases they would not or could not prosecute if new trials were ordered. (David L Ryan/The Boston Globe via AP, Pool, File)
April 18, 2017 - 5:53 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors in Massachusetts moved to throw out several thousand drug convictions Tuesday, five years after a chemist at the state drug lab was caught tampering with evidence and falsifying tests. The state's highest court had ordered district attorneys in seven counties to produce...
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FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2016 file photo, moderators Judy Woodruff, left, and Gwen Ifill appear before a Democratic presidential primary debate at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in Milwaukee. Arizona State University is awarding its Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism for 2017 to Woodruff and the late Ifill, co-anchors and managing editors of the "PBS NewsHour." An announcement Monday, April 17, 2017, by university's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication says Woodruff will accept the award for herself and Ifill during an Oct. 19 luncheon in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)
April 18, 2017 - 5:52 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona State University is awarding its Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism for 2017 to Judy Woodruff and the late Gwen Ifill, co-anchors and managing editors of the "PBS NewsHour." An announcement Monday by the university's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and...
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Billy, a male Asian elephant, roams in his habitat at the Elephants of Asia exhibit at the Los Angeles Zoo on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. Councilman Paul Koretz said Tuesday during a news conference he will introduce a plan for moving the elephant at Wednesday's council meeting. Koretz and the group Voice For The Animals claim Billy's habitat is constrained and his habit of bobbing his head is a sign of trouble. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
April 18, 2017 - 5:51 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A city councilman wants to move an Asian elephant from its longtime home at the Los Angeles Zoo to a sanctuary where it can roam more widely, but zoo officials say its habitat is state of the art. Councilman Paul Koretz said Tuesday he will introduce a plan for moving Billy the...
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Fresno police members walk near a shooting scene Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in Fresno, Calif. (John Walker/Fresno Bee/via AP)
April 18, 2017 - 5:51 pm
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting near a Catholic Charities facility in downtown Fresno, California (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Authorities say the man accused of shooting and killing three people in central California fired 16 rounds in one minute. Fresno Police Chief Jerry...
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