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  • Mexican governor steps aside over disappearances

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — The governor of Guerrero state announced Thursday that he's stepping aside while an investigation continues nearly a month after 43 students disappeared and six people were killed in an attack that has implicated local police and politicians in the city of Iguala....

  • Nebraska students charged in alcohol death

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities on Thursday arrested four University of Nebraska-Lincoln fraternity brothers in the alcohol-related death of a freshman found unresponsive in his room in September. The four students each face a felony charge of procuring alcohol to a minor resulting...

  • Student's mysterious death sparks Mexico protests

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Several hundred students marched through a city in central Mexico on Thursday to demand justice for a schoolmate who turned up dead after witnesses said he was detained by police. "He didn't die; they killed him!" the student protesters from Guadalajara and Los...

  • Prosecutors: Michigan girl meant to kill family

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 15-year-old suburban Detroit girl accused of stabbing her younger brother as part of a plot to kill her family so that she could run off with a 23-year-old man was ordered held on $1 million bond Thursday. The girl, who is facing adult charges of...

  • Feds to bring indoor plumbing to Alaska village

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A remote Alaska Native village where only half the homes have indoor plumbing is among rural communities nationwide that will receive upgrades to water and wastewater systems with more than $352 million in grants and loans from the U.S. Department of...

  • ACLU: Kansas court hearing on gay marriage is off

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — An American Civil Liberties Union attorney says a federal judge in Kansas has canceled a hearing scheduled Friday in the group's lawsuit challenging the state's ban on gay marriage. ACLU attorney Doug Bonney said U.S. District Court Judge Daniel Crabtree is...

  • Guns seized from Ohio police impersonation suspect

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities say they've seized dozens of guns, thousands of rounds of ammunition and police equipment including badges, silencers and vehicles from the home of a man who tried to pull over a uniformed officer as he drove to work. The man, David Scofield, is charged in...

  • Another school football season ends over hazing

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A second high school football team's season has come to an abrupt halt after allegations rookie players were subjected to what officials called humiliating and inappropriate initiation rites. The cancellation of the remaining two football games at Central Bucks...

  • Dad: White House jumper has 'mental health' issues

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest person to climb over the White House fence had the paranoid belief he was being watched by cameras and had previously been arrested at the executive mansion, his father said. Dominic Adesanya, 23, of Bel Air, Maryland, was ordered held without bond in an...

  • Jeb Bush campaigns with Haley in South Carolina

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Gov. Nikki Haley got campaign help Thursday from former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, an old friend she said played a big part in winning the job in 2010. For Haley, it was a rare campaign appearance, as she has spent much of this year concentrating on her official...

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