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Authorities seek pair in California woman's death, kidnapping of 3 kids More

Authorities in Southern California searched Tuesday for a man and a woman suspected of killing a woman, kidnapping her three small children and leaving the state. More

California

The Latest: San Jose officer placed on leave 2 months ago

The Latest on a California officer accused of leaking intel to street gang (all times local): Authorities say that a San Jose police officer arrested as part of a gang sweep was placed on leave two ...

Georgia

Woman arrested after pepper-spraying students at high school

Police say a woman has been arrested after pepper-spraying a crowd of students at a high school in Atlanta.

ECONOMY

HP Inc. tops Street 3Q forecasts but outlook clips stock

Shares in HP Inc. tumbled in extended trading Wednesday after the personal computer and printer maker beat expectations with its results for its fiscal third quarter but its outlook for the current ...

MILITARY

US intelligence still sorting out purported NSA hack

The U.S. is still probing the extent of a recent cyber leak of what purports to be hacking tools used by the National Security Agency.

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Second Amendment

Second Amendment backers arm up with ink and paper to battle California's 'Gunmageddon'

Barry Bahrami went from incredulous and angry last month when California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a batch of firearms control laws known collectively as “Gunmageddon.”

Arizona

Family of gun instructor sues in accidental killing by girl

The family of an Arizona shooting range instructor who was accidentally killed by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the business.

VIDEO

Donald Trump urges minorities to trust him and his policies

The GOP nominee walked back his plan for mass deportations of illegal immigrants; Carl Cameron with the Republican roundup for 'Special Report'

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Tornado

Weather Service: Multiple tornadoes in central Indiana

Multiple tornadoes touched down in central Indiana on Wednesday, tearing the roof off apartment buildings, sending air conditioners falling onto parked cars and cutting power to thousands of people.

EDUCATION

The Latest: District says it welcomes dialogue on discipline

The Latest on a federal complaint alleging that public schools in Virginia's capital city more frequently and more harshly punish black students and those with disabilities than their classmates (all ...

VIDEO

String of heartless robberies targeting fallen heroes

Thieves in Indiana have been stealing symbols of veterans' service at cemeteries

TERROR

Minneapolis bridge collapse survivor faces terror charge

A survivor of the 2007 Minneapolis bridge collapse that killed 13 people and injured 145 is now facing terror charges after authorities say he went to Syria to join the Islamic State group.

ECONOMY

Multiagency grants to help communities hit by coal layoffs

Communities in states hard-hit by coal layoffs are about to receive nearly $39 million in federal grants aimed at helping people get back to work.

Massachusetts

No charges in shooting of Boston man by terror investigators

Prosecutors have announced they will not seek criminal charges against a Boston officer and an FBI agent who fatally shot a man last year who they believed was plotting an attack against police.

VIDEO

Stanford bans hard alcohol from undergrad campus parties

In the wake of the Brock Turner rape case, Stanford University bans hard alcohol from undergraduate parties on campus

DISASTERS

The Latest: Thousands without power after Indiana tornadoes

The Latest on tornadoes touching down in central Indiana (all times local): 4:50 p.m.

Pennsylvania

Dealer that supplied Petco, PetSmart is charged with cruelty

Animal cruelty charges have been filed against a Pennsylvania small-animal dealer that supplied major pet retailers like Petco and PetSmart.

DISASTERS

NTSB: El Faro audio includes captain's abandon ship order

Audio from the sunken freighter El Faro's "black box" shows the captain ordered his crew to abandon ship about 10 hours after leaving a Florida port and becoming caught in a hurricane last ...

Texas

Lottery scandal prosecutor seeks to subpoena Texas attorneys

An Iowa prosecutor wants a judge to issue subpoenas for telephone and bank records of two Texas attorneys who he believes are connected to a former lottery computer security administrator who fixed ...

Earth Quakes

AP EXPLAINS: Difference between shallow, deep earthquakes

A strong earthquake rocks Italy, flattening towns and killing scores of people.

EDUCATION

U. of Chicago to frosh: No 'safe spaces' here

The University of Chicago, one of America’s most prestigious and selective universities, is warning incoming students starting this fall not to expect safe spaces and a trigger-free existence during ...

EDUCATION

Maryland school district mum on 'transgender' bunk mates

A Maryland school district is in trouble after a training video surfaced that instructs overnight field trip chaperones on how to accommodate transgender students.

EDUCATION

School district: Mum's the word about transgender bunk-mates

A Maryland school district is in trouble after a training video surfaced that instructs overnight field trip chaperones on how to accommodate transgender students.

TERROR

The Latest: Islamic State recruit thanks FBI for his arrest

The Latest on the sentencing of a Mississippi man who tried to join the Islamic State group (all times local): 3 p.m.

DISASTERS

Weather Service: 'Destructive tornado' in central Indiana

The National Weather Service is reporting at least two tornadoes have struck central and north central Indiana.

US

Police say fake cop messed with wrong guy (a real officer)

Police say that when a driver turned on his police-style blue flashing lights to get another car out of his way, he chose poorly: The other motorist was a real officer.

US

Canadian city racks up $8,100 bill returning Americans home

It was a bit costly for Canadians to help the 1,500 Americans who drifted across the St. Clair River last weekend, but officials don't plan on billing their U.S. neighbors.

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