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CHICAGO (AP) — The wealthy Republican running for Illinois governor is catching heat for pledging $1 million of his personal fortune to a credit union on Chicago's South Side for loans to small African-American businesses.Bruce Rauner, who's bee ...more

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TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — During the nearly two hours it took for an Arizona death row inmate to die last week, executioners injected him with 15 times the amount of a sedative and a painkiller that they originally intended to use, according to documents re ...more

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California prison officials on Friday pledged to take a gentler approach with mentally ill inmates after graphic images of prisoners being repeatedly doused with pepper spray in their cells were made public several months ago. ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco transit bus and a commuter train crashed into trucks minutes apart Friday, injuring 40 people and sending more than 20 of them to the hospital, authorities said.A San Francisco Municipal Railway bus and a dum ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans revived their bill on the U.S.-Mexico border crisis in dramatic fashion Friday, passing it on a near party-line vote after winning over conservatives with tough new provisions that could threaten deportation for hund ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The city medical examiner ruled Friday that a police officer's chokehold caused the death of a man whose videotaped arrest and final pleas of "I can't breathe!" sparked outrage and led to the announcement of an overhaul of use-of-force ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii judge says jurors in the retrial of a federal agent charged with murder in a Waikiki shooting will get to consider a lesser manslaughter charge.Judge Karen Ahn on Friday rejected State Department Special Agent Christophe ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans pass $694 million bill to address immigration crisis on US-Mexico border. ...more

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DENVER (AP) — Marijuana joined roses and dahlias Friday in blue ribbon events at the nation's first county fair to allow pot competitions.This weekend's Denver County Fair includes a 21-and-over "Pot Pavilion" where winning entries for plants, b ...more

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RANCHO PALOS VERDES, California (AP) — A search-and-rescue team pulled a rare half-ton whale fossil from a Southern California backyard Friday, a feat that the team agreed to take on as a makeshift training mission.The 16- to 17-million-year-old ...more