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9 days in, no contact with trooper slaying suspect
CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) -- Nine days after a gunman opened fire in a deadly ambush at a state police barracks, authorities have had no contact with the suspect they describe as a self-taught survivalist despite an intensive search that shut down the heavily wooded community where he lived with his parents....
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Judge: Man in 9/11 airport hoax should be freed
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man accused of creating a hoax that closed down a busy terminal at Kansas City International Airport on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks might go free without ever standing trial, after a federal judge recommended the court allow the mentally ill man to be released....
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Thousands fill NYC streets for climate march
NEW YORK (AP) -- Demonstrators are making their way through Manhattan's streets as part of a series of global marches over climate change....
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More than a dozen dead horses found in barn
BLACK FOREST, Colo. (AP) -- Authorities say a special unit that responds to animal abuse will handle a case involving more than a dozen dead and malnourished horses found in a Colorado barn....
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Police: 4 kids killed in crash weren't restrained
EFFORT, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say four children killed in a multi-vehicle crash in northeastern Pennsylvania weren't in booster seats or wearing seatbelts....
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Huge Northern California wildfire keeps growing
POLLOCK PINES, Calif. (AP) -- As an expanding wildfire in Northern California kept nearly 3,000 people from their homes, teams sought to find out how many structures had already been lost to the huge blaze, authorities said....
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Backers seek expansion of civil rights death law
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- There has only been one prosecution under the Emmett Till Act, even though the law was passed with the promise of $135 million for police work and an army of federal agents to investigate unsolved killings from the civil rights era. Some deaths aren't even under review because of a quirk in the law....
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Facts, questions in fatal Ohio Wal-Mart shooting
CINCINNATI (AP) -- A grand jury looking into the fatal shooting of a man by police in an Ohio Wal-Mart will have to sort out conflicting accounts to determine whether charges should be filed in a racially charged case that has drawn national attention....
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Some California wells run dry amid drought
EAST PORTERVILLE, Calif. (AP) -- Officials say hundreds of domestic wells in California's drought-parched Central Valley have run dry, leaving many residents to rely on donated bottles of drinking water....
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California authorities catch 4 of 5 jail escapees
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Four of five inmates have been recaptured a day after their escape from a central California jail, authorities said. The fifth man remained at large....
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Suspect surrenders in Idaho reservation standoff
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) -- An armed man surrendered Saturday night following an 18-hour standoff on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation in southeast Idaho, authorities said....
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Pope chooses a moderate for Chicago archbishop
As the leader of two American dioceses, Roman Catholic Bishop Blase Cupich has staked out a firm position in the middle of the road....
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Residents return to homes as ambush suspect hunted
CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) -- State police are lifting a shelter in place order for the area of northeastern Pennsylvania where a manhunt for the suspect in a trooper ambush is underway....
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Pomp, little action expected at UN climate summit
WASHINGTON (AP) -- New York City will be full of planet-saving pomp this coming week, but short on action to rescue the world....
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More than 1K people search for missing UVa student
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Nearly 1,000 volunteers, some driven by worry for the safety of their own families, fanned out from the University of Virginia campus Saturday to search for a sophomore who disappeared a week ago....
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