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 2021-09-30 00:53 

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Mother of decapitated children charged in their killings...

LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) — An Arizona woman accused of killing her two children, who were decapitated in their Southern California home last year, has been arrested at her Tucson home, authorities said Wednesday....

 2021-09-30 00:48 

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Alabama House approves prison plan using virus funds...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers on Wednesday headed toward swift approval of a prison construction package that would tap $400 million of the state's pandemic relief funds to help pay for building three new lockups....

 2021-09-30 00:33 

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California governor signs laws aimed at homeless crisis...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed seven new laws on Wednesday aimed at addressing the state's homelessness crisis, pleading with a skeptical public to have patience as the nation's most wealthy and populous state ...

 2021-09-29 01:04 

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Trump endorses Kari Lake for Arizona governor...

PHOENIX (AP) — Former President Donald Trump on Tuesday endorsed former television broadcaster Kari Lake in the Republican race for Arizona governor....

 2021-09-29 01:02 

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Murphy, Ciattarelli clash in NJ gov race's 1st debate...

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy and Republican Jack Ciattarelli sparred in an at-times testy and raucous debate Tuesday in the first of two meetings in this year's campaign for governor....

 2021-09-29 00:55 

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Grindstaff posts season-best 70 in final round...

Western Kentucky freshman Riley Grindstaff posted his lowest score of the season Tuesday with a 2-under 70 in the final day of the Graeme McDowell Invitational hosted by UAB. He led the team on to an 11th-place finish at 19-over......

 2021-09-29 00:53 

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Rural Montana banded together in swift train wreck response...

CHESTER, Mont. (AP) — Trevor Fossen was running late for a wedding Saturday afternoon when he turned onto a dusty, gravel road in rural Montana as a westbound train approached the crossing in front of him....

 2021-09-29 00:53 

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Foes of massive Arizona tax cuts file to block them...

PHOENIX (AP) — A group of public education advocates on Tuesday filed enough signatures to at least temporarily block a massive tax cut championed by Republicans in the Arizona Legislature and a second tax cut aimed at exempting small-business owner...

 2021-09-29 00:52 

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Gang clash at Ecuador prison kills 24 inmates and injures 48...

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — A riot in a penitentiary in coastal city of Guayaquil killed 24 inmates and injured 48 more Tuesday, Ecuadorian officials said....

 2021-09-29 00:47 

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Debate takeaways: Virginia candidates on attack from start...

It was a testy start to the second and final debate in Virginia's high-stakes governor's race between former Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Republican businessman Glenn Youngkin on Tuesday night....

 2021-09-29 00:47 

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The Latest: Idaho health workers say public animosity rising...

BOISE, Idaho -- Health care workers in Idaho say they are facing increased animosity from some patients and community members, and they blame misinformation about the pandemic and coronavirus vaccines....

 2021-09-29 00:45 

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North Korea says hypersonic missile made 1st test flight...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Wednesday it successfully tested a new hypersonic missile it implied was being developed as nuclear capable, as it continues to expand its military capabilities and pressure Washington and Seoul over long-s...

 2021-09-29 00:39 

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Chile: Congress takes step toward abortion decriminalization...

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The lower house of Chile's Congress took a step toward decriminalizing abortion in most cases Tuesday, voting to craft a law barring prosecution of women who get abortions in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy....

 2021-09-29 00:39 

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NBC will bring back original 'Law & Order' for 21st season...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than a decade after it last aired, "Law & Order" is coming back to NBC....

 2021-09-29 00:38 

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Oklahoma governor defers decision on commuting Julius Jones...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt said Tuesday that he will not decide whether to spare Julius Jones from a lethal injection until after Jones has a clemency hearing before the state Pardons and Parole Board....

 2021-09-29 00:37 

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Texas inmate executed for fatally stabbing 2 brothers...

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas inmate was executed Tuesday evening for fatally stabbing two Houston-area brothers during a robbery in their home more than 30 years ago....

 2021-09-29 00:36 

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Workers at call centers with federal contract win higher pay...

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Federal contract workers at call centers in nine states, including Mississippi, won pay increases that bring the minimum wage for all of its workers above $15 per hour....

 2021-09-29 00:29 

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Misinformation leads to animosity toward health care workers...

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A constant barrage of misinformation has Idaho health care workers facing increased animosity from some patients and community members, officials say. It's gotten so bad in northern Idaho that some Kootenai Health employees a...

 2021-09-29 00:29 

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McAuliffe, Youngkin clash over vaccination, taxes in debate...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Glenn Youngkin clashed Tuesday evening over vaccination, tax policy and their respective records in the second and final debate in Virginia's closely watched gubernatorial election....

 2021-09-29 00:29 

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A jury convicted R. Kelly; will his music face consequences?...

NEW YORK (AP) — Will a criminal conviction do to R. Kelly's music what years of ugly allegations couldn't?...

 2021-09-29 00:19 

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EXPLAINER: Why Facebook is holding off on kids' Instagram...

Bowing — perhaps only for a moment — to pressure from lawmakers, critics, the media and child development experts, Facebook said Monday it will "pause" its work on a kids' version of its photo and video-oriented Instagram app....

 2021-09-28 00:04 

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North Korea fires suspected ballistic missile into sea...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Tuesday fired a suspected ballistic missile into the sea, Seoul and Tokyo officials said, the latest in a series of weapons tests by Pyongyang that raised questions about the sincerity of its......

 2021-09-27 23:58 

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Court says it will wait to rule on Georgia abortion law...

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal appeals court said Monday that it will wait until the U.S. Supreme Court rules on a case that seeks to overturn its landmark decision guaranteeing a woman's right to an abortion before weighing in on......

 2021-09-27 23:54 

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Lawsuit by Colorado cop fired in photo scandal is dismissed...

DENVER (AP) — A lawsuit filed by a suburban Denver police officer for his firing over a photo reenacting a chokehold like the one used on Elijah McClain before the 23-year-old Black man died in 2019 has been dismissed....

 2021-09-27 23:54 

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Amtrak train that derailed was going just under speed limit...

JOPLIN, Mont. (AP) — An Amtrak train that derailed in rural Montana over the weekend was going just under the speed limit at about 75 mph (121 kph) when it went off the track along a gradual curve, killing three......

 2021-09-27 23:53 

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Federal judges: NYC can impose vaccine mandate on teachers...

NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's largest school district can immediately impose a vaccine mandate on its teachers and other workers, after all, a federal appeals panel decided Monday, leading lawyers for teachers to say they'll ask the U.S. Supr...

 2021-09-27 23:49 

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Ford to add 10,800 jobs making electric vehicles, batteries...

GLENDALE, Ky. (AP) — Ford and a partner company say they plan to build three major electric-vehicle battery factories and an auto assembly plant by 2025 — a dramatic investment in the future of EV technology that will create an......

 2021-09-27 23:45 

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Israeli PM denounces Iran, ignores Palestinians in UN speech...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's new prime minister appealed to the international community Monday to stand together against Iran, accusing Tehran of marching toward the development of a nuclear weapon and threatening to act alone if the world does not...

 2021-09-27 23:36 

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China: 2 Canadians in prisoner swap freed for health reasons...

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China's Foreign Ministry said Monday that two Canadians detained in late 2019 who were allowed to return to Canada in a prisoner swap were released on bail for health reasons....

 2021-09-27 23:35 

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As California's eviction ban ends, some protections remain...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — With a statewide eviction moratorium ending Friday, officials in California are rushing to make sure tenants with unpaid rent know they can still stay in their homes after that date — but only if they have......

 2021-09-27 23:32 

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NKorea accuses US of hostility, continues weapons tests...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Monday accused the United States of hostility and demanded the Biden administration to permanently end joint military exercises with South Korea even as it continued its recent streak of weapons tests apparen...

 2021-09-27 23:27 

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California to mail every voter a ballot in future elections...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Every registered California voter will get a ballot mailed to them in future elections under a bill signed Monday by Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom....

 2021-09-27 23:27 

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Teen dies after becoming unresponsive while being restrained...

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 17-year-old who became unresponsive while being restrained at a Kansas juvenile facility died two days later at a hospital, authorities said....

 2021-09-27 23:24 

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Judge blocks Arizona laws banning school, city mask mandates...

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge on Monday struck down Republican-passed Arizona laws that block schools from requiring masks and restrict the power of local governments to impose COVID-19 requirements, the latest turn in a nationwide legal battle over pandem...

 2021-09-27 23:18 

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Racial alliances, rivalries on display in LA mayor's race...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The diversity of Los Angeles is on display in the emerging race to replace Mayor Eric Garcetti and the winning candidate who emerges from the growing field of hopefuls will need to navigate rivalries and forge......

 2021-09-27 23:16 

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Gas blowout near Los Angeles leads to up to $1.8B settlement...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands of families sickened and forced from their Los Angeles homes after the nation's largest-known natural gas leak have reached a settlement of up to $1.8 billion with a utility, attorneys said Monday....

 2021-09-27 23:15 

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Oregon Legislature OKs new US House boundaries...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Despite a threat to block new political maps Republican state lawmakers returned to the Oregon Capitol on Monday as the Legislature passed boundaries that included a new, sixth U.S. House seat....

 2021-09-27 23:10 

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Alabama trying to use COVID relief funds for new prisons...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Facing a Justice Department lawsuit over Alabama's notoriously violent prisons, state lawmakers on Monday began a special session on a $1.3 billion construction plan that would use federal pandemic relief funds to pay par...

 2021-09-27 23:09 

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The Latest: Judge orders Calif. prison workers be vaccinated...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A federal judge has ordered that all employees entering California prisons be vaccinated or have a religious or medical exemption....

 2021-09-27 23:09 

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Utah football player's slaying under investigation...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Investigators have several "promising leads" in the shooting death of Utah sophomore cornerback Aaron Lowe, the Salt Lake City police chief said Monday as family and friends mourned the football player killed less than ...

 2021-09-26 23:25 

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Tonys Latest: Lauren Patten wins as musical featured actress...

The Latest on the Tony Awards (all times local):...

 2021-09-26 23:24 

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Liz Cheney: 'I was wrong' in opposing gay marriage in past...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Liz Cheney says she was wrong to oppose gay marriage in the past, a stand that once split her family....

 2021-09-26 23:23 

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Mexican soldiers discover 43-acre marijuana farm in north...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican soldiers found a 43-acre (17.4-hectare) marijuana farm in the northern border state of Chihuahua, the army said Sunday....

 2021-09-25 22:58 

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At UN, turmoil in Haiti, Ethiopia draws global concern...

The speeches may be scripted, but the U.N. General Assembly can sometimes be the only direct window into the regional challenges that command global concern....

 2021-09-25 22:57 

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Nebraska billionaire, philanthropist Walter Scott dies at 90...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Walter Scott, the past top executive of Peter Kiewit Sons Inc. construction firm who helped oversee Warren Buffett's conglomerate and donated to various causes, particularly construction projects around Omaha, has ...

 2021-09-24 22:48 

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PG&E charged in California wildfire last year that killed 4...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric was charged Friday with involuntary manslaughter and other crimes after its equipment sparked a Northern California wildfire that killed four people and destroyed hundreds of homes last year, prosecutors s...

 2021-09-24 22:45 

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Nebraska advances new congressional map that could help GOP...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers advanced new congressional boundaries Friday that could make it harder for Democratic presidential hopefuls to pick up one of the state's five Electoral College votes, as they've done twice since 2008....

 2021-09-24 22:45 

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Supporters of NC man freed from prison demand Cooper pardon...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Dozens of people supporting a North Carolina man who served more than two decades behind bars for a murder he said he didn't commit gathered Friday outside the Executive Mansion as they urged the governor to......

 2021-09-24 22:43 

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Haitians see history of racist policies in migrant treatment...

The images — men on horseback with long reins, corralling Haitian asylum seekers trying to cross into the U.S. from Mexico — provoked an outcry. But to many Haitians and Black Americans, they're merely confirmation of a deeply held belief:...

 2021-09-24 22:43 

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Kentucky governor asks state to remember teen lost to virus...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear called on the state's residents Friday to honor a 15-year-old Fayette County student lost to COVID-19 by lighting porches with green lights....

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