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Trump: China polices may mean pain for US economy

Published Aug. 21 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump acknowledged Tuesday his China trade policies may mean economic pain for Americans but insisted...

Trump insists US already has ‘strong’ gun background checks

Published Aug. 21 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump insisted Tuesday the U.S. already has “very, very strong background checks” for gun purchases...

Georgia asks judge not to block restrictive abortion law

Published Aug. 21 2019

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia has asked a federal judge not to block the state’s restrictive abortion law from taking effect...

Report: Yale professor sexually assaulted 5 students

Published Aug. 21 2019

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Yale University psychiatry professor sexually assaulted five students at a research facility on the Caribbean...

Dad ‘empty’ after 9-year-old Detroit girl killed by dogs

Published Aug. 21 2019

DETROIT (AP) — A man was in police custody Tuesday in connection with the death of a 9-year-old girl in...

Coroner: Leader of large organic food scheme dies by suicide

Published Aug. 21 2019

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Missouri farmer blamed for running the largest organic food fraud scheme in U.

Former VA pathologist charged in deaths of 3 patients

Published Aug. 21 2019

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A pathologist fired from an Arkansas veterans hospital after officials said he had been impaired...

Group seeks more details about raid on California reporter

Published Aug. 21 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A nonprofit that advocates for more open and accountable government sued San Francisco Mayor London Breed...

Planned Parenthood leaves federal family planning program

Published Aug. 20 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Planned Parenthood said Monday it’s pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide...

Florida’s iconic palm trees threatened by invasive disease

Published Aug. 20 2019

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s iconic palm trees are under attack from a fatal disease that turns them to dried...

NYPD fires officer 5 years after Garner chokehold death

Published Aug. 20 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — After five years of investigations and protests, the New York City Police Department on Monday fired...

'Ground zero': Portland remains focus of divided country

Published Aug. 19 2019

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — With the left and the right declaring victory following a long-hyped rally that had Portland, Oregon,...

Bail set at $200,000 for NYC subway scare defendant

Published Aug. 19 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Bail was set at $200,000 Sunday for a homeless man from West Virginia who was charged...

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana’s governor during Katrina, dies

Published Aug. 19 2019

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, who became the state’s first female elected governor only...

Police: Wisconsin man who attacked officer fatally shot

Published Aug. 19 2019

CALEDONIA, Wis. (AP) — Police said an officer responding to a report of a burglary attempt in Caledonia, Wisconsin, was...

Trade war’s losers could include microchips, energy, banks

Published Aug. 19 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Looking across the stock market, it’s hard to find a company that isn’t vulnerable in some...

2 shuttered Arizona shelters for immigrant children could reopen

Published Aug. 19 2019

PHOENIX (AP) — The nation’s largest provider of shelters for immigrant children is looking to reopen two facilities the state...

'Miracle house' in Ohio draws pilgrims amid sainthood push

Published Aug. 19 2019

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Late in the summer of 1939, crowds of strangers started showing up at Rhoda Wise's house...

Man discovers message in bottle from Russian Navy

Published Aug. 19 2019

NOME, Alaska (AP) — A man discovered a 50-year-old letter in a bottle from the Russian Navy on the shores...

3.7 magnitude earthquake shakes parts of eastern Oklahoma

Published Aug. 19 2019

QUINTON, Okla. (AP) — No injuries were reported after a 3.7 magnitude earthquake was recorded in eastern Oklahoma.

Strangers come for miles to mourn El Paso shooting victim

Published Aug. 18 2019

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Thousands of strangers came to say goodbye to a woman who was killed in a...

Philadelphia standoff suspect charged with attempted murder

Published Aug. 18 2019

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man suspected of shooting six police officers during an hourslong standoff that ended when tear gas...

Phoenix looks to be next big city with citizen police review

Published Aug. 18 2019

PHOENIX (AP) — Dozens of people, mostly African Americans, huddled around tables scattered across a church gymnasium on a recent...