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Historic eclipse turns day into night across the US

AP US News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 16:00
Millions of Americans gazed in wonder through telescopes, cameras and disposable protective glasses Monday as the moon blotted out the sun in the first full-blown solar eclipse to sweep the U.S. from coast to coast in nearly a century. 2017-08-21T11:31:00-04:00 2017-08-21T15:31:01-04:00
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Between cancer treatments, McCain maintains rigorous agenda

AP US News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 16:00
PHOENIX (AP) — Sen. John McCain's packed agenda while on break from Congress in his home state of Arizona has hardly been the schedule of a typical brain cancer patient - or even someone about to turn 81. 2017-08-21T11:23:00-04:00 2017-08-21T15:23:11-04:00
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The Latest: Eclipse a hit even where sun not totally blocked

AP US News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 15:00
The Latest on the total solar eclipse crossing the U.S., from Oregon to South Carolina (all times EDT): 2017-08-21T10:33:00-04:00 2017-08-21T14:33:48-04:00
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Moon blots the sun out of the sky in historic US eclipse

AP US News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 15:00
Millions of Americans gazed in wonder through telescopes, cameras and disposable protective glasses Monday as the moon blotted out the sun in the first full-blown solar eclipse to sweep the U.S. from coast to coast in nearly a century. 2017-08-21T10:39:00-04:00 2017-08-21T14:39:59-04:00
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Judge shot, wounded near Ohio courthouse; gunman killed

AP US News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 15:00
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A judge walking from his car into the county courthouse was shot by a gunman Monday morning but managed to fire back before a probation officer stepped in and ultimately killed the suspect, authorities said. 2017-08-21T10:48:00-04:00 2017-08-21T14:48:58-04:00
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Wisconsin teen pleads guilty to lesser charge in Slenderman attack

Reuters US News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 14:21
(Reuters) - One of two Wisconsin girls accused of stabbing a classmate to please a fictional character named Slenderman on Monday pleaded guilty to a reduced charge.
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Bill Cosby hires Michael Jackson lawyer for sexual assault retrial

Reuters US News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 14:10
(Reuters) - The lawyer who successfully defended Michael Jackson against child molestation charges will represent Bill Cosby when he is retried on sex assault charges later this year, the comedian's spokesman said on Monday.
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The Latest: Political parties try to capitalize on eclipse

AP US News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 13:00
The Latest on the total solar eclipse crossing the U.S., from Oregon to South Carolina (all times EDT): 2017-08-21T08:14:00-04:00 2017-08-21T12:14:03-04:00
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Moon begins blotting out the sun in historic US eclipse

AP US News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 13:00
Americans gazed in wonder through telescopes, cameras and protective glasses Monday as the moon began blotting out the midday sun in the first full-blown solar eclipse to sweep the U.S. from coast to coast in nearly a century. 2017-08-21T08:41:00-04:00 2017-08-21T12:41:08-04:00
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Parents killed when family tumbles from cliff in New York

AP US News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 13:00
GOWANDA, N.Y. (AP) — A family hike around a New York state gorge turned tragic when a mother and father fell off a cliff and were killed and their 4-year-old son was seriously hurt, authorities said. 2017-08-21T08:09:00-04:00 2017-08-21T12:09:48-04:00
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Teen pleads guilty to lesser charge in Slender Man attack

AP US News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 13:00
WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — One of two Wisconsin girls charged with repeatedly stabbing a classmate to impress the fictitious horror character Slender Man pleaded guilty Monday, but she still faces a trial in the case next month focused on her mental health. 2017-08-21T08:01:00-04:00 2017-08-21T12:01:38-04:00
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Chalked messages show Charlottesville's shock after weekend violence

Reuters US News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 12:36
(Story corrects August 14 instance to remove Naranjo quote from the 18th paragraph that was erroneously attributed to him)
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JPMorgan pledges up to $2 million to fight racism, support human rights

Reuters US News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 12:00
NEW YORK (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co said on Monday it will contribute up to $2 million to fight racism and support human rights in light of a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that led to violence and the death of a protester.
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The Latest: Zoo lets fans see animals' reactions to eclipse

AP US News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 12:00
The Latest on the total solar eclipse crossing the U.S., from Oregon to South Carolina (all times EDT): 2017-08-21T07:49:00-04:00 2017-08-21T11:49:31-04:00
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Americans stake out prime viewing spots to watch the eclipse

AP US News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 12:00
Americans with telescopes, cameras and protective glasses staked out viewing spots along a narrow corridor from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the midday sun for a magical couple of minutes Monday in what promised to be the most observed and photographed eclipse in history. 2017-08-21T07:50:00-04:00 2017-08-21T11:50:50-04:00
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Parents killed when family tumbles from cliff in New York

AP US News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 12:00
GOWANDA, N.Y. (AP) — A family hike around a New York state gorge turned tragic when a mother and father fell off a cliff and were killed and their 4-year-old son was seriously hurt, authorities said. 2017-08-21T07:42:00-04:00 2017-08-21T11:42:04-04:00
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Judge shot, wounded near Ohio courthouse; suspect killed

AP US News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 12:00
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A judge was shot and wounded Monday morning as he walked toward his county's courthouse, and a suspect was killed after a probation officer returned fire, officials said. 2017-08-21T06:34:00-04:00 2017-08-21T10:34:27-04:00
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Gunman killed after wounding judge in ambush outside Ohio courthouse

Reuters US News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 11:38
(Reuters) - A gunman shot and wounded a judge in an ambush outside an Ohio courthouse on Monday before the assailant was fatally shot by a probation officer, authorities and local media said.
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U.S. workers have low hopes for higher pay: Fed survey

Reuters US News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 11:11
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. workers see little hope for higher paychecks, and while they are increasingly searching for new jobs, they expect fewer offers to fall into their laps, according to a Federal Reserve survey published on Monday.
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Americans stake out prime viewing spots to see sun go dark

AP US News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 10:00
Americans with telescopes, cameras and protective glasses staked out viewing spots along a narrow corridor from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the midday sun Monday in what promised to be the most observed and photographed eclipse in history. 2017-08-21T05:22:00-04:00 2017-08-21T09:22:22-04:00
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