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Winter is off to late start in normally frigid rural Alaska

2 hours 59 min ago
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Winter is off to a late start in parts of the nation's largest — and usually coldest — state. 2018-01-18T21:08:00-05:00 2018-01-19T02:08:43-05:00
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Things to know about California parents accused of torture

2 hours 59 min ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California couple has pleaded not guilty to allegations they tortured a dozen of their children, kept them chained to beds for months and starved them so much that their growth was stunted and their muscles atrophied. 2018-01-18T21:20:00-05:00 2018-01-19T02:20:01-05:00
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Clues sought in copter crash that killed Zimbabwean leader

2 hours 59 min ago
RATON, N.M. (AP) — A husband and wife who pushed for political change in Zimbabwe, an adventurous Texas investor and a pair of decorated pilots died in a fiery helicopter crash in a remote area in the U.S. state of New Mexico. 2018-01-18T21:39:00-05:00 2018-01-19T02:39:03-05:00
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California DA says couple's abuse of 12 kids became torture

2 hours 59 min ago
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — They were starved and shackled to their beds, sometimes for months. They were beaten and choked. They were given scant medical care, often denied use of a toilet and allowed to shower but once a year. They lived mostly at night, out of sight of neighbors, and knew virtually nothing of the outside world. 2018-01-18T21:51:00-05:00 2018-01-19T02:51:09-05:00
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Helicopter crash claims Texas investor, decorated pilots

2 hours 59 min ago
RATON, N.M. (AP) — Five friends, including a Zimbabwean opposition leader, traveling to a ranch in the U.S. state of New Mexico died when their helicopter crashed in a remote area. Here's more about the prominent people on board: 2018-01-18T21:23:00-05:00 2018-01-19T02:23:17-05:00
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Maybe next time: Cities see failed Amazon bids as trial runs

3 hours 59 min ago
DETROIT (AP) — For some of the 200-plus cities knocked out of the running for Amazon's second headquarters, the effort may turn out to be a trial run for other opportunities. But they're advised not make the same kind of promises to just anyone. 2018-01-18T20:06:00-05:00 2018-01-19T01:06:35-05:00
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The Latest: Neighbors grapple with reports of child torture

5 hours 59 min ago
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the torture and abuse case against the parents of 13 children and young adults in California (all times local): 2018-01-18T17:36:00-05:00 2018-01-18T22:36:51-05:00
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Abuse in house of torture was 'severe, pervasive, prolonged'

5 hours 59 min ago
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A California couple tortured a dozen of their children for years, starving them to the point that their growth was stunted, chaining them to their beds for up to months, preventing them from using the toilet at times and forbidding them from showering more than once a year, a prosecutor said Thursday. 2018-01-18T16:24:00-05:00 2018-01-18T21:24:15-05:00
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LA Times CEO under investigation after report on impropriety

5 hours 59 min ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The parent company of the Los Angeles Times is investigating allegations of inappropriate behavior by Ross Levinsohn, the newspaper's CEO and publisher. 2018-01-18T17:06:00-05:00 2018-01-18T22:06:05-05:00
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'Tourniquet Killer' executed in Texas for 1992 strangling

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 22:00
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Texas carried out the nation's first execution of 2018 Thursday evening, giving lethal injection to a man who became known as Houston's "Tourniquet Killer" because of his signature murder technique on four female victims. 2018-01-18T15:21:00-05:00 2018-01-18T20:21:18-05:00
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Helicopter with Zimbabwe opposition leader crashes, kills 5

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 22:00
RATON, N.M. (AP) — A group of prominent friends, including a key Zimbabwean opposition leader and a Texas-based investor and philanthropist, was heading to a ranch in the U.S. state of New Mexico when their helicopter crashed and burned in a remote area, killing five people aboard. 2018-01-18T13:51:00-05:00 2018-01-18T18:51:58-05:00
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Haitians face hurdles after protected-status renewal delays

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 20:00
BOSTON (AP) — Thousands of Haitian immigrants living in the U.S. legally will face employment and travel hurdles because President Donald Trump's administration delayed the process of re-registering those with temporary protected status, Haitian community leaders and immigrant activists say. 2018-01-18T14:29:00-05:00 2018-01-18T19:29:33-05:00
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'Tourniquet Killer' executed in Texas for 1992 strangling

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 20:00
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Texas carried out the nation's first execution of 2018 Thursday evening, giving lethal injection to a man who became known as Houston's "Tourniquet Killer" because of his signature murder technique on four female victims. 2018-01-18T14:45:00-05:00 2018-01-18T19:45:58-05:00
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Prosecutor: Parents starved kids until they stopped growing

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 20:00
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A California couple tortured a dozen of their children for years, starving them to the point that their growth was stunted, chaining them to their beds for months at a time and forbidding them from showering more than once a year or using the toilet, a prosecutor said Thursday. 2018-01-18T14:52:00-05:00 2018-01-18T19:52:12-05:00
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'How dare you': Gymnasts confront Michigan sports doctor

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 18:00
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — U.S. Olympian McKayla Maroney said being sexually assaulted by a Michigan sports doctor who molested her and other gymnasts scarred her mind in ways that may never heal. 2018-01-18T12:55:00-05:00 2018-01-18T17:55:35-05:00
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Prosecutor: Parents chained children for months at a time

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 18:00
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A California couple tortured a dozen of their children for years, starving them to the point that their growth was stunted, chaining them to their beds for months at a time and forbidding them from showering more than once a year or using the toilet, a prosecutor said Thursday. 2018-01-18T11:59:00-05:00 2018-01-18T16:59:46-05:00
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South cleans up after unusually intense storm that killed 15

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 18:00
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Southerners shoveled, scraped and plowed their way Thursday out of a snowy deep freeze that caused a standstill across much of a region accustomed to mild winters. 2018-01-18T12:25:00-05:00 2018-01-18T17:25:56-05:00
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Amazon sweepstakes is narrowed down to 20 competitors

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 17:00
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon's second home could be in an already tech-heavy city, such as Boston, New York or Austin, Texas. Or it could be in the Midwest, say, Indianapolis or Columbus, Ohio. Or the company could go outside the U.S. altogether and set up shop in Toronto. 2018-01-18T11:33:00-05:00 2018-01-18T16:33:30-05:00
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Parents of 13 children charged with years of torture, abuse

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 17:00
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The parents of 13 siblings who were allegedly held in captivity in their family's Southern California home were charged Thursday with committing years of torture and abuse that left their children malnourished, undersized and with cognitive impairments. 2018-01-18T10:35:00-05:00 2018-01-18T15:35:15-05:00
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The Latest: Father doesn't believe son chained children

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 17:00
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the case against the parents of 13 children found malnourished, some chained to furniture, in their Perris, California, home (all times local): 2018-01-18T11:08:00-05:00 2018-01-18T16:08:09-05:00
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