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In this April 18, 2018 photo provided by Jan Snarksi, Snarski's wife Emilie Johnson carries their baby while walking toward Anahola Beach in Anahola on the island of Kauai in Hawaii. Kauai residents and businesses are still cleaning up from devastating floods and record rains, but community leaders are urging tourists to visit so residents don't suffer an economic calamity on top of the natural one. (Jan Snarski/@janmatthewsnarski via AP)
April 27, 2018 - 2:41 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Residents and businesses are still cleaning up from flooding that deluged parts of Kauai, but community leaders are urging tourists to keep coming so residents don't suffer an economic calamity on top of record-breaking rains that smothered a normally green landscape in reddish-...
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In this April 16, 2018 photo, Washington, D.C., native Callie Gonyea, a second-year teacher at Ellis Elementary School in Denver, joined about 400 other teachers at a protest at the Colorado state Capitol. Colorado teachers are calling for higher salaries and increase funding for schools, prompting some voters to question where the state's taxes on marijuana are going. (AP Photo/Colleen Slevin)
April 27, 2018 - 2:31 am
DENVER (AP) — Colorado teachers are protesting this week for higher salaries and increased money for schools, prompting questions about why the state's booming marijuana sales have not fixed the funding problems. The 2012 voter-approved constitutional amendment that allowed adults to buy marijuana...
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Thousands chant as they participate in a protest at the Arizona Capitol for higher teacher pay and school funding on the first day of a state-wide teachers strike Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
April 27, 2018 - 2:11 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona and Colorado teachers plan to don red shirts and descend upon their respective Capitols for a second day in a growing educator uprising. Educators in both states want more classroom resources and have received offers either for increased school funding or pay, but they say...
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John Lopes, a crime scene investigator for the Sacramento Sheriff's office, carries boxes of evidence taken from the home of murder suspect Joseph DeAngelo to a sheriff's vehicle Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Citrus Heights, Calif. DeAngelo, 72, was taken into custody Tuesday on suspicion of committing multiple homicides and rapes in the 1970s and 1980s in California. Authorities spent the day going through the home for evidence. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
April 27, 2018 - 1:56 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Investigators who used a genealogical website to find the ex-policeman they believe is a shadowy serial killer and rapist who terrified California decades ago call the technique ground-breaking. But others say it raises troubling legal and privacy concerns for the millions...
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Actor and comedian Bill Cosby departs the courthouse after he was found guilty in his sexual assault retrial, Thursday, April, 26, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 27, 2018 - 1:53 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — After decades of whispers, lawsuits, investigations and close calls, Bill Cosby could be headed to prison at age 80 for sexual assault for the rest of his life, vindicating a multitude of women who doubted anyone would ever believe their word against that of America's Dad...
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Actor and comedian Bill Cosby departs the courthouse after he was found guilty in his sexual assault retrial, Thursday, April, 26, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 27, 2018 - 1:42 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — After decades of whispers, lawsuits, investigations and close calls, Bill Cosby could be headed to prison at age 80 for sexual assault for the rest of his life, vindicating a multitude of women who doubted anyone would ever believe their word against that of America's Dad...
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April 27, 2018 - 1:39 am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine man convicted of sending cyanide to a suicidal man in England is due to be sentenced. Sidney Kilmartin, of Windham, was found guilty in 2016 of mailing injurious articles resulting in death and witness tampering. He's scheduled to be sentenced on Friday afternoon at U...
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Actor and comedian Bill Cosby departs the courthouse after he was found guilty in his sexual assault retrial, Thursday, April, 26, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 27, 2018 - 1:23 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby could be headed to prison at age 80 for sexual assault for the rest of his life, vindicating a multitude of women who doubted anyone would ever believe their word against that of America's Dad. The comedian was convicted Thursday of drugging and molesting Temple...
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Bill Cosby gestures as he leaves the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., after being convicted of drugging and molesting a woman, Thursday, April 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 27, 2018 - 12:41 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The retrial that led to Bill Cosby's conviction Thursday on charges he drugged and molested a woman at his suburban Philadelphia mansion played out far differently than one that ended in a hung jury last year. This time, prosecutors had the advantage of calling five...
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Ryan Shazier, right, walks with his wife Michelle to announce the Pittsburgh Steelers selection in the first round of the NFL football draft, Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
April 26, 2018 - 11:35 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft (all times local): 10:27 p.m. Injured Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier announced Pittsburgh's first-round pick at the NFL draft, limping slowly onto the stage with help. Shazier sustained a major back injury and underwent surgery on Dec. 6. He...
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