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In Senate, ailing lawmakers given plenty of time to recover

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 11:38am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. John McCain's treatment for brain cancer could keep him out of Washington for weeks, perhaps months, and yet it's unlikely anyone will challenge his extended leave....
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Minnesota police shooting isn't only death of 911 caller

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 11:38am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman in Minnesota isn't by any means the first time police in the U.S. have mistakenly killed someone who called them for help or to report a crime....
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Creators of new HBO series address fears it glorifies racism

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 10:35am
NEW YORK (AP) -- No scripts have been written, not even an outline....
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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 10:35am
A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts:...
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Lawsuit: Effects of 'bathroom bill' linger in North Carolina

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 9:35am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- The law that replaced North Carolina's notorious "bathroom bill" sports a new look but maintains LGBT discrimination and prevents transgender people from using restrooms matching their gender identity, according to a lawsuit Friday....
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Utah's crowded Zion National Park may require reservations

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 8:34am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- It would be a first for a U.S. national park: Requiring reservations to get in. But it's an option that Utah's Zion National Park is considering to manage an overwhelming surge of visitors to its sweeping red-rock vistas and canyons....
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No dye: Cancer patients' gray hair darkened on immune drugs

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 8:34am
CHICAGO (AP) -- Cancer patients' gray hair unexpectedly turned youthfully dark while taking novel drugs, and it has doctors scratching their heads....
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AP sources: US to ban Americans from traveling to NKorea

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 7:34am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration will ban American citizens from traveling to North Korea, U.S. officials said Friday, following the death of university student Otto Warmbier who died in June after falling into a coma in a North Korean prison....
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Tom Sawyer with a revolver? Twain house has live 'Clue' game

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 7:34am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Was it Tom Sawyer in Samuel Clemens' billiard room with a revolver?...
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Police: Video shows teens watching, laughing as man drowns

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 6:30am
COCOA, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities in Florida say a group of teens watched and laughed as a man drowned in a retention pond last week....
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Bennington's death mirrors that of close friend Cornell

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 6:30am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The death of Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington came as a surprise to the world when it was announced, but it also struck similarities to the death of fellow rocker and close friend Chris Cornell, who killed himself in May....
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Endurance athlete overcomes paralysis to race, coach again

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 5:25am
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (AP) -- When Beth Sanden crashed her bike after speeding over a wet, broken patch of asphalt 15 years ago, the elite endurance athlete was left paralyzed. She figured her competition days were over, along with her career as a personal trainer and triathlon coach....
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AP Explains: What's behind N. Korean silence to talks offer

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 3:16am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Is North Korea agonizing? Just not interested? Something else?...
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The Latest: Garcia stinging after a bogey at British Open

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 3:16am
SOUTHPORT, England (AP) -- The Latest on the British Open (all times local):...
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AP Explains: What's behind N. Korean silence to talks offer

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 2:16am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Is North Korea agonizing? Just not interested? Something else?...
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The Latest: Kuchar tries to set the target at British Open

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 2:16am
SOUTHPORT, England (AP) -- The Latest on the British Open (all times local):...
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Analysis: Congressional GOP coming to grips with failure

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 1:15am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A brutal reality is settling over Capitol Hill: The Republican effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare," which has consumed the first six months of the Trump administration, may never yield results....
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Seoul calls for Pyongyang to respond to overture for talks

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 10:10pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea on Friday urged North Korea to accept its offers for talks as Pyongyang continued to ignore Seoul's proposal for a military meeting to ease animosities along their tense border....
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