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  • Russell wins GOP nod in Oklahoma's 5th District

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Former state Sen. Steve Russell has won the Republican nomination for central Oklahoma's 5th Congressional District. Russell defeated Corporation Commission member Patrice Douglas in Tuesday's runoff election for the GOP nomination. Russell faces Democratic state...

  • McAffrey gets Democrats' nod for 5th District

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — State Sen. Al McAffrey has won the Democratic nomination for central Oklahoma's 5th Congressional District. McAffrey defeated retired university professor Tom Guild in Tuesday's runoff election for the Democratic nomination. McAffrey faces Republican Steve Russell...

  • Archive of pre-Holocaust Jewish images digitized

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — A vast archive of photographs of pre-Holocaust Eastern European Jewish life is being made available to the public and researchers. The International Center of Photography in New York and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday...

  • Federal prosecutions not easy in police shootings

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Justice Department probes the police shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old in Missouri, history suggests there's no guarantee of a criminal prosecution, let alone a conviction. Federal authorities investigating possible civil rights violations in the Aug. 9 death...

  • Police: Plane stowaway arrested at Phoenix airport

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    PHOENIX (AP) — A woman accused of trying to sneak aboard multiple flights without a ticket and sentenced to jail for returning to a Los Angeles airport in violation of her probation was arrested Tuesday after being recognized loitering at a Phoenix airport, police said. Police were...

  • Southern California prepares for big storm surf

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Sand bags and surfers populated Southern California beaches Tuesday in anticipation of potentially damaging surf spawned by Hurricane Marie spinning off Mexico's Pacific coast. While workers hurried to fortify beaches and protect low-lying areas against...

  • Feds propose ban on rope-swinging from Utah arches

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Federal officials have proposed a two-year ban on rope-swinging from iconic Utah arches and other high-flying activities at two popular landmarks that have led to deaths and injuries witnessed by visitors flocking to the sites for peaceful reflection. The Bureau...

  • Ferguson shooting protests move to St. Louis

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Protests over the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in suburban St. Louis migrated to the city Tuesday as demonstrators pressed for broad reforms to local and federal law enforcement — including the revival of a proposed civilian police oversight...

  • No sign of quick end to Ukraine conflict

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukraine's president said Wednesday that Vladimir Putin accepts the principles of a peace plan for Ukraine but the Russian leader insisted that only Kiev can reach a cease-fire deal with the pro-Moscow separatists. Following meetings between Putin and Ukrainian...

  • Detroit funeral held for Cardinal Edmund Szoka

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — Catholic leaders and faithful packed the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Detroit on Tuesday for the funeral of Edmund Szoka, an American cardinal who served as governor and financial administrator of the Vatican. Detroit Archbishop Allen Vigneron officiated...

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