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Cross-border slaying: Can dead teen's family sue US agent?

1 hour 1 min ago
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Whether and when constitutional rights afforded American citizens extend to non-citizens outside the nation's boundaries were at issue Wednesday when a federal appeals court heard arguments about the cross-border shooting death of a Mexican teenager by a U.S. Border Patrol agent. 2017-09-20T10:49:00-04:00 2017-09-20T14:49:19-04:00
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Maria knocks out power, triggers flooding in Puerto Rico

1 hour 1 min ago
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in over 80 years tore off roofs and doors, knocked out power across the entire island and unleashed heavy flooding Wednesday in an onslaught that could plunge the U.S. territory deeper into financial crisis. 2017-09-20T10:25:00-04:00 2017-09-20T14:25:25-04:00
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Man's path from Eagle Scout to alleged killer baffles family

1 hour 1 min ago
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — An Eagle Scout at age 18, Kenneth Gleason graduated with honors from one of Baton Rouge's most elite high schools and enrolled at Louisiana State University. 2017-09-20T10:41:00-04:00 2017-09-20T14:41:58-04:00
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Maria tears off roofs, triggers flooding in Puerto Rico

2 hours 1 min ago
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in over 80 years tore off roofs and doors, unleashed heavy flooding and brought down cell towers and power lines Wednesday in an onslaught that could deepen the island's financial crisis. 2017-09-20T09:15:00-04:00 2017-09-20T13:15:51-04:00
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The Latest: Aunt baffled by nephew's arrest in 2 killings

2 hours 1 min ago
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a 23-year-old white man accused of killing two black men in Baton Rouge (all times local): 2017-09-20T07:59:00-04:00 2017-09-20T11:59:04-04:00
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Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

6 hours 1 min ago
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico pummeled the island Wednesday, tearing off roofs and sending doors flying from hinges as officials warned Hurricane Maria would decimate the power company's crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities. 2017-09-20T04:55:00-04:00 2017-09-20T08:55:58-04:00
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Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

8 hours 1 min ago
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico pummeled the island Wednesday as officials warned it would decimate the power company's crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities. 2017-09-20T03:29:00-04:00 2017-09-20T07:29:17-04:00
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Hurricane Maria aims at Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

10 hours 1 min ago
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico faced Wednesday what officials said could be the strongest hurricane to ever hit the U.S. territory as they warned it would decimate the power company's crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities. 2017-09-20T01:27:00-04:00 2017-09-20T05:27:52-04:00
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White man faces charges in shooting deaths of 2 black men

10 hours 1 min ago
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A 23-year-old white man was arrested and accused of killing two black men and shooting up a black family's home in a string of attacks last week that police say may have been racially motivated. 2017-09-20T00:11:00-04:00 2017-09-20T04:11:39-04:00
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Immigrant hurricane victims turn to churches amid fear

14 hours 1 min ago
HOUSTON (AP) — Immigrants came from across Houston to a Baptist church gymnasium and stacked dollies with boxes of cereal, orange juice and household necessities like cleaning bleach. 2017-09-19T21:23:00-04:00 2017-09-20T01:23:47-04:00
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The big question: Will cancer immune therapy work for me?

14 hours 1 min ago
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Dennis Lyon was a genetic train wreck. Cancer was ravaging his liver, lungs, bones and brain, and tests showed so many tumor mutations that drugs targeting one or two wouldn't do much good. It seemed like very bad news, yet his doctors were encouraged. 2017-09-19T21:13:00-04:00 2017-09-20T01:13:11-04:00
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Winners and losers in GOP's last-ditch health overhaul

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 23:00
WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal "Obamacare" would redistribute hundreds of billions of dollars in federal financing for insurance coverage, creating winners and losers among individual Americans and states in ways not yet fully clear. 2017-09-19T16:17:00-04:00 2017-09-19T20:17:43-04:00
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St. Louis faith leaders urge peace, justice amid turmoil

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 23:00
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Leaders of several faiths on Tuesday called for peace and justice amid the turmoil that followed the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the 2011 death of a black man. 2017-09-19T16:26:00-04:00 2017-09-19T20:26:05-04:00
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White man arrested in slayings of 2 black men in Louisiana

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 23:00
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A 23-year-old white man was arrested Tuesday and accused of cold-bloodedly killing two black men and shooting up a black family's home in a string of attacks last week that police say may have been racially motivated. 2017-09-19T16:01:00-04:00 2017-09-19T20:01:13-04:00
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Senate intelligence chairman: Facebook should testify

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 21:00
WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the Senate intelligence committee says Facebook should testify as part of its probe into Russian meddling in the U.S. election, and that the social media giant "seems to have been less than forthcoming" with Congress. 2017-09-19T15:20:00-04:00 2017-09-19T19:20:45-04:00
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Sessions: Sanctuary cities undermine law's moral authority

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 21:00
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday criticized sanctuary cities that try to protect immigrants in the country illegally as places that "undermine the moral authority of the law." 2017-09-19T16:07:00-04:00 2017-09-19T20:07:37-04:00
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White man arrested in slayings of 2 black men in Louisiana

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 19:00
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A 23-year-old white man was arrested Tuesday and accused of cold-bloodedly killing two black men and shooting up a black family's home in a string of attacks last week that police say may have been racially motivated. 2017-09-19T14:47:00-04:00 2017-09-19T18:47:06-04:00
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Officer who shot Ga Tech student had been on job 16 months

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 19:00
ATLANTA (AP) — The officer who fatally shot a Georgia Tech student had been with the campus police department for about 16 months, according to state records. 2017-09-19T13:36:00-04:00 2017-09-19T17:36:39-04:00
Categories: National News

Cloudy, cool August restrains melt of Arctic sea ice

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 19:00
WASHINGTON (AP) — Arctic sea ice this summer dropped to its eighth lowest level on record, new federal data show. That's far below average, but considerably above the record low set five years ago. 2017-09-19T13:58:00-04:00 2017-09-19T17:58:23-04:00
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Officer who shot Ga Tech student had been on job 16 months

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 17:00
ATLANTA (AP) — The officer who fatally shot a Georgia Tech student had been with the campus police department for about 16 months, according to state records. 2017-09-19T11:57:00-04:00 2017-09-19T15:57:38-04:00
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