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Indicted member of Congress loses re-election bid

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, who was one of the first blacks elected to Congress from Florida since reconstruction, lost her...

The Latest: State police locate truck in highway shootout
The Latest: State police locate truck in highway shootout

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on a New Jersey highway shootout that left a man dead and four suspects wounded (all times...

Court: Gays can seek parental rights for nonbiological kids

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's highest court expanded the definition of parenthood Tuesday by ruling that former same-sex couples may seek visitation...

Prayer or politics? Evangelist rallies Christians in Boston
Prayer or politics? Evangelist rallies Christians in Boston

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BOSTON (AP) — The son of evangelist Billy Graham urged a gathering on the historic Boston Common on Tuesday to vote in the November election but...

Charges filed to fire 5 officers in Chicago police shooting
Charges filed to fire 5 officers in Chicago police shooting

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CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson has filed formal administrative charges to fire the officer who fatally shot black...

Senators want info on driver of bus that crashed, killing 2
Senators want info on driver of bus that crashed, killing 2

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana's U.S. senators and the Senate Judiciary Committee chairman are asking the Department of Homeland Security for...

The Latest: GOP leader: Media coverage punishing LePage
The Latest: GOP leader: Media coverage punishing LePage

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Latest on fallout from GOP Gov. Paul LePage's obscenity-laced tirade against a Democratic legislator (all times...

Baltimore County school board changes heat closure policy

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TOWSON, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore County Board of Education has amended a policy that required dozens of schools without air conditioning to close for...

The Latest: Rep. Wasserman Schultz beats primary challenge
The Latest: Rep. Wasserman Schultz beats primary challenge

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Florida's primary (all times local):

9:15 p.m.

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz has turned back...

USDA to reopen offices closed after email threats
USDA to reopen offices closed after email threats

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Agriculture Department will reopen some offices Wednesday that were closed after an unspecified email threat.

USDA...

Comey: FBI wants 'adult conversation' on device encryption

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WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director James Comey warned again Tuesday about the bureau's inability to access digital devices because of encryption and said...

Islamic State group says spokesman killed in Syria
Islamic State group says spokesman killed in Syria

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BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group's spokesman and chief strategist, who laid out the blueprint for the extremist group's attacks against the...

US evaluating Taliban video of captive couple in Afghanistan
US evaluating Taliban video of captive couple in Afghanistan

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department said Tuesday it is evaluating a video released by the Afghan Taliban showing a Canadian man and his American...

Elite boarding school finds 5 cases of sexual misconduct

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ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) — An independent investigation into possible sexual abuse at an elite boarding school has uncovered several cases of sexual...

Court: Texas death row inmate may have faked mental illness
Court: Texas death row inmate may have faked mental illness

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HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas death row inmate may have faked mental illness to avoid execution for the fatal shooting of his ex-girlfriend and her daughter...

Nevada congressman back to work shortly after heart attack
Nevada congressman back to work shortly after heart attack

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — U.S. Rep. Cresent Hardy of Nevada was up on his feet campaigning on Tuesday, just a day after his office announced he had been...

El Salvador judge orders ex-attorney general remain in jail

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SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A judge on Tuesday ordered that El Salvador's former attorney general remain in jail on new charges that he divulged...

Chicago mayor unveils plan for new police oversight agency
Chicago mayor unveils plan for new police oversight agency

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CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday released a proposed ordinance that creates a new agency to investigate police misconduct to...

Australian man with British title to stay jailed in Vegas
Australian man with British title to stay jailed in Vegas

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — An Australian man who identifies himself as the 13th Duke of Manchester will remain jailed in Las Vegas at least until next month,...

The Latest: Chris Brown arrested at home on assault charge
The Latest: Chris Brown arrested at home on assault charge

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a police response at the Los Angeles home of singer Chris Brown (all times local):

5:15 p.m.

Los Angeles...

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