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100 arrested at Wall Street climate crisis sit-in
NEW YORK (AP) -- A day after over 100,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, more than 1,000 activists blocked parts of Broadway in Manhattan's financial district in a sit-in to protest what they see as corporate and economic institutions' role in the climate crisis....
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Police say rifle carried by ambush suspect found
CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) -- Nine days after a gunman went on a deadly ambush at a state police barracks, authorities said Sunday they have recovered one of the weapons he was carrying and believe they are hot on his trail as he travels on foot through rugged forests in northeastern Pennsylvania....
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Fox attacks 2nd grader, teacher during gym class
EAST WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) -- Four people were bitten by a fox on Monday, including a second grade boy who was attacked during an outdoor gym class, and the boy's gym teacher who ran to his aide and ripped the animal off him....
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Trial opens for sheriff accused of 'road rage'
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- A northern New Mexico sheriff abused his power when he unnecessarily chased a motorist and pointed his revolver to the driver's head in "a fit of road rage," a federal prosecutor said Monday....
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10 Things to Know for Tuesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:...
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California wildfire crews brace for weather shift
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Crews scrambled Monday to extend control lines around a massive Northern California wildfire threatening thousands of homes as they braced for strong, erratic winds similar to when the blaze doubled in size a week ago....
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Boy killed in shed fire behind house on Cape Cod
HYANNIS, Mass. (AP) -- Authorities in Cape Cod, Massachusetts say a young boy has died in a fast-moving fire in a small storage shed where neighbors say children were playing behind a house....
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Investigation: Seattle ferry wasn't overloaded
SEATTLE (AP) -- A state investigation has found that a Seattle ferry that was forced to turn around before a preseason Seahawks football game last month wasn't overloaded, after all....
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FAA: Airplane makes emergency landing in Omaha
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- A commercial airplane traveling from Boston to Los Angeles made an emergency landing in Nebraska on Monday, officials said....
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Louisiana judge: Gay marriage ban unconstitutional
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A judge in Louisiana has ruled that the state's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, in part because he says it violates equal protection rights....
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Bear suspected to have killed New Jersey hiker
WEST MILFORD, N.J. (AP) -- A black bear believed to have attacked and killed a hiker over the weekend likely was looking for food and was circling the victim's body when sheriff's officers and wildlife officials killed it, officials said Monday....
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Reserves narrowing for California water wholesaler
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The giant wholesaler that provides drinking water for half the California population has drained two-thirds of its stored supplies as the state contends with a punishing drought, officials said Monday....
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Portland immigrant takes sanctuary at church
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A community activist who first came to the U.S. from El Salvador nearly two decades ago spent the weekend hidden in an Oregon church, becoming the latest immigrant to seek sanctuary as authorities try to deport him....
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Wesleyan orders fraternities to become coed
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) -- Wesleyan University in Connecticut on Monday ordered its fraternities with houses on campus to become coeducational within three years, a move it says is not just about bad behavior but also equality....
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Lawyer: Deputies obeyed rules in handling prisoner
DENVER (AP) -- Five Denver sheriff's deputies followed the rules when they used a sleeper hold and stun gun to restrain a homeless street preacher who died in the downtown jail, a defense attorney said Monday....
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