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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Defense Department says the U.S. military on Tuesday pressed its expanded campaign against Islamic State militants with five airstrikes across Iraq.U.S. Central Command says military forces using fighter aircraft launched t ...more

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PHOENIX (AP) — In a sign of just how unusual this summer's weather has become, Phoenix residents lined up Tuesday to fill sandbags in anticipation of potential flooding brought on by the remnants of a powerful Pacific storm.It's the second time ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Once again millions of television viewers are transporting themselves to another century under the guidance of Ken Burns.An estimated 9.1 million people watched the first episode of Burns' seven-part series on Theodore, Franklin ...more

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FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez says in a court filing that he felt helpless and concerned about his fiancee and their baby when police investigating a 2013 killing questioned him during a search at his ho ...more

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Major sponsors including Anheuser-Busch are adding to the chorus of disapproval over the National Football League's recent actions but the companies are stopping short of pulling advertising.Anheuser-Busch said Tuesday that it has spoken with th ...more

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CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio school bus driver is being hailed as a hero after tossing a child out of the way of a rolling bus Tuesday morning before the vehicle rolled over the driver herself and she was killed."She sacrificed her own life to save ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — CBS and Rihanna are splitting up, more fallout from the Ray Rice domestic violence incident and the turmoil it has caused for the NFL.The network said Tuesday it was permanently editing a song featuring Rihanna's voice out of its ...more

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WEED, Calif. (AP) — Despite warnings about the dangers of wildfires and drought-parched forests, the inferno that swirled through the California lumber town of Weed caught the entire community off guard.In just a few hours, wind-driven flames de ...more

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Beset by crushing debt, fleeing customers and run-down facilities, Trump Plaza on Tuesday became the fourth casino in Atlantic City to shut down this year.The 30-year-old casino at the heart of the Boardwalk had been t ...more

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Police adjusted their search area Tuesday for a missing University of Virginia student, at least the fourth young woman to go missing in the area in the past five years.Charlottesville police Capt. Gary Pleasants said ...more