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In this May 20, 2018, photo, Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams participates in a debate against Stacey Evans in Atlanta. In Georgia, black women will likely factor into one of the country's marquee political contests. The Democratic race for governor features two women, and candidate Abrams is running to become the first black woman ever elected governor in America. (AP Photo/John Amis)
May 22, 2018 - 10:14 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams won Georgia's Democratic primary in the gubernatorial race Tuesday, becoming the state's first woman nominee for governor from either major party. If the former state House minority leader wins the general election in November, she'll become the first black woman...
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Volunteer Jenifer Murias yells into a megaphone as Culinary Union members file into a university arena to vote on whether to authorize a strike Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Las Vegas. A potential strike would affect 34 casino-hotels. A majority yes vote would not immediately affect the casinos, but it would give union negotiators a huge bargaining chip by allowing them to call for a strike at any time starting June 1. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
May 22, 2018 - 9:33 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Unionized Las Vegas casino workers descended on a university arena in red T-shirts and work uniforms as they voted Tuesday on whether to call for a citywide strike that could have huge financial implications for the tourist-dependent destination. Members of the Culinary Union cast...
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Lava erupts from a fissure in Kapoho, Hawaii Monday, May 21, 2018. The eruption of Kilauea volcano in Hawaii sparked new safety warnings about toxic gas on the Big Island's southern coastline after lava began flowing into the ocean and setting off a chemical reaction. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
May 22, 2018 - 8:44 pm
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Authorities were racing Tuesday to close off production wells at a geothermal plant threatened by a lava flow from Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island. Workers were capping the 11th and last well at the plant to prevent toxic gases from wafting out after lava entered, then...
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In this aerial photo, a school bus lies crashed on Route 80 in Mount Olive, N.J., Thursday, May 17, 2018. The Paramus school district says the bus was taking students on Thursday from East Brook Middle School to Waterloo Village, a historic site near the crash scene. The yellow school bus was carrying 38 students and seven adults when it crashed, killing a student and a teacher. (Andre Malok/NJ Advance Media via AP)
May 22, 2018 - 8:17 pm
MOUNT OLIVE, N.J. (AP) — Before a New Jersey school bus collided last week with a dump truck leaving a fifth-grader and a teacher dead, the bus merged onto an interstate and then turned sharply toward a U-turn area, according to a new video. NJ.com reported the department of transportation video...
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FILE - In this Sept. 8, 1995 file photo, Rachelle "Shelley" Shannon arrives for sentencing in Federal Court in downtown Portland, Ore. Shannon, an anti-abortion activist who shot and wounded a Kansas abortion provider and firebombed clinics in Oregon and elsewhere, has been released from prison to a halfway house to finish her sentence, the Federal Correctional Institution in Waseca, Minn., confirmed Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (Ben Brink/The Oregonian via AP)
May 22, 2018 - 8:13 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An anti-abortion activist who shot and wounded a Kansas abortion doctor and firebombed clinics in Oregon and other states in the 1990s was released Tuesday from federal prison to a halfway house to finish her sentence, sparking fears for the safety of abortion clinic workers...
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A photographer records lava erupting from a fissure in Kapoho, Hawaii Monday, May 21, 2018. The eruption of Kilauea volcano in Hawaii sparked new safety warnings about toxic gas on the Big Island's southern coastline after lava began flowing into the ocean and setting off a chemical reaction. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
May 22, 2018 - 8:11 pm
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — The Latest on the eruption of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Scientists say sulfur dioxide emissions from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano have more than doubled since the current eruption began. The increase could boost volcanic smog known as vog,...
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This undated photo made available by the Baltimore County Police and Fire Department Tuesday, May 22, 2018, shows Baltimore County Police officer first class Amy Caprio, who was killed in the line of duty on Monday, May 21, 2018. A 16-year-old boy has been charged with first-degree murder in the slaying of a Caprio, and three other suspects were taken into custody, authorities said Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (Baltimore County Police and Fire Department via AP)
May 22, 2018 - 7:18 pm
PERRY HALL, Md. (AP) — A 16-year-old who was supposed to be on house arrest for auto theft was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder in the death of a Maryland police officer. After hearing about Dawnta Anthony Harris' numerous recent run-ins with the law, a judge called him a "one-man crime...
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Bay County Sheriff's Office deputies enter an armored vehicle at the corner of 23rd Street and Beck Avenue, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Panama City, Fla., in response to an active shooter in the area. (Joshua Boucher/News Herald via AP)
May 22, 2018 - 7:17 pm
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — A man suspected of trading wild bursts of gunfire with officers during a long standoff in the Florida Panhandle was found dead Tuesday in a gasoline-soaked apartment after an armored vehicle approached, authorities said. "We were just blessed that we didn't lose multiple...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, walks down the sidewalk in New York. Cohen's longtime business partner Evgeny Freidman pleaded guilty on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, to tax fraud in a deal that requires him to cooperate in any ongoing investigations. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
May 22, 2018 - 7:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A longtime business partner of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen, whose business dealings are being scrutinized by federal prosecutors, pleaded guilty on Tuesday in a state tax fraud case that requires him to cooperate in any ongoing investigation, according to...
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Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio arrives Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at the Arizona Secretary of State's office in Phoenix to turn in petition signatures in his bid to appear on the ballot in the race to succeed retiring U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake. The Republican lawman's campaign says it turned in 10,000 signatures on Tuesday so he can compete in the GOP primary on Aug. 28th. (AP Photo/Matt York)
May 22, 2018 - 7:11 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. Senate candidate Joe Arpaio has repeatedly pledged his unwavering support for President Donald Trump, but the divisive retired sheriff is unwilling or unable to elaborate on the president's policies. Arpaio declined at a news conference Tuesday to explain how Trump's earlier...
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