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HEMPSTEAD, Texas (AP) — A committee of outside attorneys will assist the Texas district attorney investigating the death of Sandra Bland, the black woman who authorities say hanged herself in her jail cell three days after a traffic stop by a white sta ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has approved legislation reviving the federal Export-Import Bank despite opposition from conservatives.Senators voted 64-29 to add the measure to a sweeping highway bill on track for passage in the next several days. ...more

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — An oil leak caused a Marine fighter jet to crash in a Southern California neighborhood last year, setting several homes on fire and destroying the aircraft, it was reported Monday.The AV-8B Harrier went down on June 4, 2014, aft ...more

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GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The United States must acknowledge a "painful, complicated" history of racial discrimination that still affects many minorities, Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio said Monday between campaign speeches in South Carolina ...more

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Authorities in Oregon are investigating suspicious packages sent to government buildings around the state.Oregon State Police said Monday that some of the packages contained an unknown substance. Police did not say how many pa ...more

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In a story July 2 about John Smoltz's induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame, The Associated Press reported erroneously that he would be the first player enshrined into the Hall following Tommy John surgery. Smoltz is the first pitcher to enter the H ...more

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CARROLLTON, Ga. (AP) — The gunman responsible for last week's deadly attack in a Louisiana movie theater was delivered by deputies to hospital for a mental evaluation in 2008 after his family said he was a danger to himself and others.But the ju ...more

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GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A former letter carrier has been convicted of delivering packages of marijuana from a post office to the home of a conspirator.A federal jury on Friday convicted 33-year-old Takisha Cole of Washington of possession with int ...more

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FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The number of California wildfires so far this year is up, but the acreage burned is smaller, the result of favorable weather and more firefighters who can quickly be dispatched to corral flames, fire officials say.Since Ja ...more

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BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore officials have released thousands of pages of documents related to unrest following Freddie Gray's death.Officials released the material Monday to The Associated Press and other outlets in response to public informatio ...more