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Missing Virginia woman's parents fear 'foul play'
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- The parents of a missing University of Virginia student said Wednesday they fear she is the victim of "foul play," and police released two new surveillance videos showing the 18-year-old walking past a pub and, minutes later, running past a service station....
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Texas woman set to die for starvation of child, 9
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to block the execution of a Texas woman convicted of the starvation and torture death of her girlfriend's 9-year-old son a decade ago....
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It's personality versus policy in Iowa Senate race
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- The race for Iowa's open Senate seat could be dubbed the Resume vs. the Personality....
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Police reportedly close to solving 1975 case
BEDFORD, Va. (AP) -- Law enforcement officials say they are getting close to finding out who is responsible for the disappearance of two young sisters from Maryland nearly 40 years ago....
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Correction: Police Shooting-Missouri-Timeline
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- In stories before and on Aug. 25 about the shooting of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown by Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson, The Associated Press, relying on information from authorities, erroneously reported that Wilson had served two years as an officer in Jennings, Missouri, before serving for four years in Ferguson. Records show Wilson served almost two years in Jennings and just less than three years in Ferguson before the shooting....
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Eisenhower Memorial panel considers Gehry's design
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A federal commission working to build a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower near the National Mall was considering Wednesday whether to move forward with architect Frank Gehry's design after years of controversy over the project....
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Prosecutors unite nationwide to fight gun violence
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Top prosecutors in the nation's two largest cities are rallying their colleagues across the country in a unique coalition to curb gun violence....
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Police: Ambush suspect was military re-enactor
Schools closed, kids stayed inside and authorities chased down several false sightings Wednesday in their hunt for the suspect in a fatal ambush outside a rural Pennsylvania State Police barracks....
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Air Force: 'So help me God' in oath is optional
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Air Force officials say they're changing their policy on enlistment oaths and will allow airmen to omit the words "so help me God" if they choose....
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Warrant: SC dad feared 5 slain kids would kill him
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- An arrest warrant issued for the South Carolina father who authorities say killed his five children says the father thought his children were going to "kill him, chop him up and feed him to the dogs."...
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Principal resigns post after Wyoming hazing skit
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) -- The principal of a Wyoming high school has resigned his post after new staff members were hazed with sexually suggestive words and actions....
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Most Alaskans to get nearly $1,900 in oil money
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- It's a highly anticipated day of the year in Alaska, when residents learn how much money they'll receive from the state's oil wealth savings account - a payout people receive just for living in The Last Frontier....
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Judge won't release Colorado woman in terror case
DENVER (AP) -- A 19-year-old suburban Denver woman who pleaded guilty to trying to help the Islamic State militant group will remain in jail before her sentencing....
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Doctors expect Nebraska Ebola patient to recover
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- An American aid worker infected with Ebola who's being treated in Nebraska is now expected to make a full recovery, his doctors said Wednesday....
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School district police stock up free military gear
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- School police departments across the country have taken advantage of free military surplus gear, stocking up on mine resistant armored vehicles, grenade launchers and scores of M16 rifles....
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