Los Angeles house fire kills 2, including 8-year-old boy

A house fire in Los Angeles has killed two people, including an 8-year-old boy
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Attorneys to file civil rights complaint in police shooting

Attorneys for a woman who was killed by a Minneapolis police officer after she called 911 to report a possible assault are working on a civil rights complaint
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The Latest: Man was feuding with grandmother before standoff

A feud between a man and his grandmother over his girlfriend exploded into violence that ultimately led to him taking hostages inside a Los Angeles supermarket
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Inmate serving life sentence for murder dies after fight

The Colorado Department of Corrections say a man has died after a fight with another inmate at the Colorado State Penitentiary
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Voucher vote creates dilemma for school-choice supporters

School-choice supporters won legislative passage of a 2017 law to expand Arizona's voucher program, but some now aren't sure whether they want voters to approve or reject a referendum that will decide the law's fate
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Neo-Nazi books found in Lincoln neighborhood libraries

Lincoln Police are investigating after neo-Nazi books wer left in more than a dozen Little Free Libraries across the city
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Some Ritz cracker products recalled over salmonella risk

Mondelez recalls some Ritz cracker products over possible risk of salmonella
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Toddler siblings drown in Tennessee pool

A second East Tennessee toddler has died after being found in a swimming pool
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Elon Musk, artist settle copyright row over tooting unicorn

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk and an artist have settled a row over a farting unicorn
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Ocean City spokeswoman says woman impaled by beach umbrella

An Ocean City official says a woman has been impaled in the chest by a beach umbrella
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Charges dropped against 2 women who buried dead whale

Two Native Hawaiian practitioners will no longer face charges for illegally taking the remains of a small, ailing whale the pair had watched over before it died and buried at sea off Kawaihae
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Gunman in Trader Joe's standoff looking at murder charge

Trader Joe's says the deadly standoff by a gunman inside one of its Los Angeles stores is the saddest day in the grocery chain's history
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Los Angeles street race crash leaves 1 dead, 1 critical

Police are looking for a driver involved in a South Los Angeles street race that left one person dead and another injured
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Correction: Tulane Brain Institute story

Correction: Tulane Brain Institute story
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Gala opens countdown to 50th anniversary of 1st moon landing

Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin noticeably absent from a gala kicking of a yearlong celebration of the 50-year anniversary of the first moon landing.
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Capsized: Florida authorities rescue people from waterway

Florida authorities rescued nearly a dozen people after a boat capsized in a coastal waterway
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EXCHANGE: Lack of players forces Legion to suspend baseball

ILLINOIS EXCHANGE: Lack of players forces Legion to suspend baseball program
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Analysis: Gambling not a clear-cut state budget booster

Analysis: Gambling not a clear-cut booster for Mississippi state budget
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Analysis: La. Supreme Court holds little-discussed surplus

Louisiana's Supreme Court is sitting on a little-discussed surplus that was calculated to be nearly $58 million in the last audit of their finances.
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No charges in fatal bicycle crash near Pendleton

No criminal charges have been filed in a collision that killed a 62-year-old Pendleton bicyclist last month
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2 people drown in Colorado reservoir

Authorities say two people have drowned in a Colorado reservoir
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Indiana State Police to step up 'move over' law patrols

Indiana state police will be targeting drivers this weekend who fail to switch lanes or slow down when approaching an emergency vehicle pulled over on the side of the road
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Philadelphia sees spike in nonfatal drug overdoses

Health officials are reporting a significant spike in nonfatal drug overdoses or adverse reactions in Philadelphia
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Juvenile dies after Oklahoma officer-involved shooting

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says a juvenile suspect has died following an officer-involved shooting in northeastern Oklahoma
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A look at the 17 people killed in the Missouri boat accident

The 17 people killed when a tourist boat sank in a Missouri lake included an Indiana family, a Missouri couple celebrating their 45th wedding anniversary and an Illinois grandmother who family members say saved her granddaughters life
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Motorcyclist dies in car collision

A Massachusetts man has died in motor vehicle crash with his motorcycle
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Hit with $1.8M fine, vacation rental owner sues Oregon city

A property owner fined $1.8 million for operating a vacation rental without a license is suing the Oregon coastal city of Manzanita
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Remains of 3 found in rubble of burned Texas apartments

Authorities in San Marcos say they've recovered the bodies of three people in the rubble of two apartment complex buildings destroyed by fire
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Phoenix firefighters respond to 5 mountain rescue calls

Firefighters in Phoenix have rescued five people off mountains in separate incidents with most involving heat-related issues
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Woman killed, 3 teens ejected in I-90 rollover crash

Montana authorities say a woman died and four other people were hurt when their SUV rolled over on a highway
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Libraries, LinkedIn agreement to offer online courses free

Ohio residents with valid library cards will have access to thousands of free online courses under an expansion of the state's online library learning program
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Memorial service planned Missouri boating accident victims

A memorial service is scheduled for the people killed when a tourist boat sank in a Missouri lake
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Louisiana sales tax holidays shelved in legislative tax deal

The tax deal struck by lawmakers and Gov. John Bel Edwards to balance this year's budget will end Louisiana's state sales tax holidays for seven years
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Monroe Airport gets $1.8M grant to fund runway extension

A Louisiana airport is getting a federal grant to help extend a runway
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Mayor says scooter rentals must be regulated

Boston's mayor is warning electric scooter rental companies that they'll need permission to operate in the city
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Remains of Idaho WWII airman laid to rest decades later

The remains of an Idaho airman have been laid to rest decades after his plane was shot down east of Hamburg, Germany during World War II
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Down East doc is going to challenge Sen. Collins in 2020

Her next election may be more than two years away, but Republican Sen. Susan Collins has a challenger
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South Bend patrol car collides with car, killing young mom

A priest says South Bend's Hispanic community is hurting after a young mother died when a police car struck her vehicle as she was returning home from work
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Defense bill would curb Cabinet control of nuclear agency

A bill being negotiated in Congress would essentially end the Trump administration's direct supervision of an agency that oversees the nation's nuclear weapons stockpile
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Homeless man found dead inside storage container

Authorities say a homeless man was found dead inside a storage container where it looked like he was living
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Medical trips increase as sex offenders age on McNeil Island

Serving the medical needs of an aging population civilly committed to the Special Commitment Center on McNeil Island means more doctor appointments and costs
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Number of typhus cases growing in Galveston County

Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston say the number of typhus cases in Galveston County already has equaled the total for all of 2017
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City to ask judge to throw out lawsuit over school stabbing

Attorneys for a Connecticut city where a 16-year-old girl was stabbed to death at her high school are set to argue in court that claims against the city in a wrongful death lawsuit should be dismissed
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Jail officer charged in alleged sex assault of prisoner

A corrections officer has been charged in connection with an alleged sexual assault of a prisoner at the Kane County Jail in St. Charles, west of Chicago
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1950s Amtrak dome railcar with all-windows top level returns

Amtrak is bringing back a 1950s-era domed railcar that offers panoramic views for riders of a New England train
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NH lawmakers to vote on sales tax bill

Lawmakers are set to vote on a bill to protect New Hampshire's tax advantage
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The Latest: LA supermarket will remain closed after standoff

Trader Joe's says their Los Angeles store, where a gunman held hostages during a three-hour standoff, will remain closed for the foreseeable future
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Student sues districts for enabling child pornographer

A student has sued two school districts in south-central Washington, alleging officials knew a former educator engaged in grooming behavior with students yet allowed him to keep working
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2 public forums on opioid crisis planned this week

The West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy plans two public forums on the opioid crisis and policies to address it
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Search continues for Lehi teacher missing on a camping trip

Authorities continue to search for a Lehi teacher who went missing on a camping trip
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Pedestrian killed while crossing the street

Police in Connecticut say a pedestrian was killed by a car as she was crossing the street
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Second group reaches $11.5 million Oso landslide settlement

A second group of relatives of people killed in the deadly Oso landslide have reached an $11.5 million settlement with Washington state and a timber company that logged an area above the site of the collapse
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Coast Guard steps up patrols of South Carolina waterways

The U.S. Coast Guard is stepping up patrols along South Carolina waterways as tourists and residents look for ways to avoid paying a licensed charter to get on the water
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More than senior moments: better dementia detection is urged

There's new guidance to help family doctors do a better job of diagnosing mental decline and dementia
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Woman accused of leaving 5 children in car while she gambled

A Milwaukee woman is accused of leaving five children, including a newborn, in a casino garage while she gambled
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Solar energy system proposed in small town

An international renewable energy company has applied to install a large-scale solar energy system in a small western Massachusetts town, and not everyone is happy
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Del Rio man arrested for 2015 abductions

A Del Rio man has been arrested and charged with aggravated kidnapping for the abduction of three men more than three years ago
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Former sheriff convicted in e-cig scheme asks for pardon

A former Tennessee sheriff sentenced to about four years in prison for charges related to profiting from the sale of electronic cigarettes to inmates has sent a letter to President Donald Trump asking for a pardon
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'Equalizer 2' squeaks past 'Mamma Mia 2' and takes top spot

In the battle of two very different sequels at the box office this weekend, Denzel Washington's action pic "The Equalizer 2" has narrowly won out over the ABBA jukebox musical "Mamma Mia"
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National mountain biking competition comes to Killington

Hundreds of bikers will descend on Vermont for their shot at $40,000 and glory in competitive mountain biking
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Utah man arrested in stabbing death of 10-month-old son

Authorities say a Utah man stabbed his infant son and then placed his bloody body inside a garbage can
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Most adults under 21 can no longer buy tobacco in Maine

Individuals must now be over 21-years-old to buy alcohol in Maine, unless they turned 18 as of July 1
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The Latest: Coroner IDs woman killed at LA supermarket

Coroner's officials have identified a woman who was fatally shot when a gunman being chased by Los Angeles police fled into a supermarket and took hostages
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Ongoing audit delays loans for cash-strapped Muncie schools

An ongoing audit of Muncie Community Schools has delayed a $12 million state loan the financially struggling central Indiana school district needs to continue its recovery
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Smithfield Foods closing last smokehouse for Smithfield ham

Smithfield Foods is closing the last smokehouse that creates the genuine Smithfield ham
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Man who escaped police custody arrested, facing charges

A man who escaped police custody has been arrested and is now facing an escape charge in addition to a petit larceny charge
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Hikers find body near Gates of the Mountains Wilderness

Authorities say a badly decomposed body has been found near the Gates of the Mountains Wilderness in Montana
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Money stolen during fundraiser for Boise stabbing victims

Police are investigating after a local gym reported the theft of about $2,000 in donations raised during a fundraising event for victims of last month's knife attack at a Boise apartment complex
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Man charged with threatening pedestrians with handgun

A Connecticut man has been charged with threatening pedestrians with a handgun
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1 killed in fatal LI house fire,1 injured; 2 others unhurt

Authorities are investigating an early morning blaze that left one man dead and another man with minor injuries
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2 arrested after several people hospitalized in brawl

Police say they have arrested two individuals in connection to a brawl at the Blow Hookah Lounge in Rhode Island
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Police: Man tossed from bar after racial remarks kills man

Police say a man who had been kicked out of a Pennsylvania bar following his racial remarks to a black patron later shot and killed another man who may have gone outside to try to make peace
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Florida police officer in hospital after getting shot

A Florida police officer is in serious but stable condition after getting shot
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Ohio man falls from boat, drowns in Tennessee lake

An official says an Ohio man has drowned in a Tennessee lake after falling from a boat into the water
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Confederate home, headquarters torn down in eastern NC

A house in North Carolina that was the home of a lieutenant of the Confederate Army and headquarters for a general of the Confederate Army is no longer standing
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Police arrest man on gun charges after chase

A Massachusetts man allegedly led police on a foot chase before being arrested on gun charges
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Anonymous buyer gets piece of Yellowstone history at auction

A piece of Yellowstone National Park history has been purchased by an anonymous buyer at a Montana auction
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Environmental group taps reservoirs to boost Rio Grande flow

Cities, water managers and a key irrigation district along the Rio Grande have agreed to sell water they don't immediately need to help boost flows along a stretch of the river in central New Mexico to help dry conditions and benefit endangered species
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Amtrak again brings back 1955 dome rail car to Downeaster

Amtrak is bringing back a domed railcar that offers panoramic views for riders of the Downeaster
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Free sunscreen popping up in Vermont parks

Free sunscreen is popping up in Vermont parks
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Heavy rain causes sewer overflow in Fort Washington

Heavy rains have caused a sanitary sewer overflow at a pumping station in Fort Washington, Maryland
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GOP Del. Chuck Romine announces resignation

A member of the West Virginia House of Delegates has announced his resignation
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Officer killed during police chase in Washington state

Authorities say a police officer in the Seattle suburb of Kent who was trying to stop a fleeing driver was apparently struck and killed by another officer
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More crews helping to fight wildfires in Oregon

Firefighters are facing hot, dry and breezy conditions Sunday as they work to contain a complex of 13 wildfires burning in southwest Oregon
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