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Correction: Pennsylvania Dioceses-Sex Abuse-Lawsuits story
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — In a story Aug. 16 about child sex abuse allegations in six Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania, The Associated Press erroneously reported how a bill passed by the Pennsylvania House in 2016 would have changed state law. Th
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Wildfire Moves Closer To Glacier National Park's Scenic Road
A wildfire in northwest Montana's Glacier National Park is forcing evacuations and has burned within a half-mile of the scenic Going-to-the-Sun Road
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Beating King Of Pop, The Eagles Have No.1 Album Of All-time
The Eagles' greatest hits album has moonwalked past Michael Jackson's "Thriller" to become history's best-selling album of all-time
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Official: Man Detained In US Wanted For Murder In Mexico
An immigrant in the U.S. illegally who was picked up while taking his wife to give birth at a hospital is the man wanted for a killing in Mexico, a Mexican government official said Monday after the man's lawyer suggested authorities have the wrong pe
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University Wants To End Censure Over Flap With Conservatives
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is looking into how to be removed from a national association's censure list after being criticized for its handling of a confrontation between a university lecturer and a student recruiting for a conservative group
Associated Press2 min readPolitics
Governor Closes State Lands To Bear Hunting
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday ordered the closure of state lands to black bear hunting this year. The first-year Democratic governor announced the decision with an executive order, but stopped short of unilaterally ending
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Candidates Make Big Push Ahead Of Tuesday Primary In Alaska
Candidates are making a big push ahead of Tuesday's primary in Alaska, with a few dozen attending a meet-and-greet at a mega-church in Alaska's biggest city
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Daughter Struck By Subway Train While Trying To Save Mother
Horrified subway riders rushed to save a woman pushed in front of a commuter train in Atlanta, and the woman's daughter was struck by the train while trying to help.
Associated Press3 min readPolitics
Political Outsiders Crowd Wyoming Governor's Race
Outsiders line up against candidates with political experience on both sides of Wyoming's gubernatorial primary
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Stacey Abrams' Record Complicates 'Radical' Label From GOP
Stacey Abrams is running for Georgia governor as a progressive who knows how to negotiate with Republicans to get things done
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Watergate Wisdom? Cohen Lawyer Turns To Nixon Turncoat
Michael Cohen's lawyer says he has been having frequent chats with John Dean, the former White House counsel who turned on President Richard Nixon.
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USA Gymnastics President: Mediation With Nassar Survivors
USA Gymnastics President Kerry Perry says the embattled organization is in the midst of "productive" mediation talks with athletes who were sexually abused by a disgraced former national team doctor
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NYC Commuters Are Spared A Nightmare As Road Project Starts
The first day of a major road project expected to bring epic traffic jams for New York-bound commuters has failed to live up to the hype
Associated Press2 min readPolitics
ACLU Lawyers File Suit Over Arizona Voter Address Updates
Voting rights organizations are suing Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan over concerns that her office isn't updating voters' addresses
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Maine's Governor Calls Lawmaker 'The Most Repugnant Human'
Republican Gov. Paul LePage has called a fellow Republican "the most repugnant human" and stormed away from lawmakers who are investigating whether his administration retaliated against mill owners
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Surf's Up In California, Where It's Now The Official Sport
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Surf's up in California, where it's now the official state sport. Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday that he has signed a bill making it so. The new law declares surfing to be "an iconic California sport" — though it acknowle
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Steve Bannon Says GOP Must Rally Behind Trump To Survive
Sounding alarms about the midterm elections, former adviser Steve Bannon says Republicans must rally behind Trump to survive
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Teen Killed, Soon After Posting He Was Glad To Make It To 17
A St. Louis teenager posted online that he was glad to make it to his 17th birthday after all he'd been through, then was killed a short time later
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Small Plane Crashes On Phoenix Street; Pilot, Passenger Dead
Authorities say a homemade plane crashed in a Phoenix intersection, killing one person and critically injuring another
Associated Press2 min readPolitics
Autistic Visitors Can Proceed With Lawsuits Against Disney
Visitors with severe autism can move ahead with their lawsuits claiming Disney's U.S. parks didn't do enough to accommodate their need for scheduled routines and no waits on its rides, according to a federal appeals court
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Fires Prompt Sage Grouse Hunting Ban In Large Part Of Nevada
Destruction of sage grouse habitat by a series of large wildfires has prompted a ban on hunting for the game bird this fall across a stretch of north-central Nevada nearly twice as big as the state of Delaware
Associated Press2 min readSociety
Report: MeToo Activist Argento Settled Sex Assault Complaint
The New York Times reports that Italian actress Asia Argento _ one of the most prominent activists of the #MeToo movement _ recently settled a complaint filed against her by a young actor and musician who said she sexually assaulted him
Associated Press3 min readPolitics
Trump Sends Mean Tweets, First Lady Talks Positivity Online
Melania Trump pressed ahead Monday with her campaign to teach children how to behave positively online, but during the government-sponsored cyberbullying conference her husband sent a fresh round of disparaging tweets.
Associated Press3 min readPolitics
Alaska Voters To Decide Primaries For Governor, US House
Alaskans on Tuesday will decide which Republican candidate will move on in what's expected to be a closely watched governor's race this fall
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Melania Trump Planning Solo International Swing To Africa
Melania Trump is planning her first big solo international swing as first lady when she visits several countries in Africa in October
Associated Press2 min readPolitics
Idaho Panel: Implement Fines For Campaign Finance Violations
A group of Idaho lawmakers studying the state's campaign finance reporting laws say candidates who don't file sunshine reports on time should face steeper penalties
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Smoky Skies, Poor Air From Wildfires Return To Northwest
Forecasters and regulators say poor air quality will be common across parts of the Pacific Northwest this week as winds push smoke from surrounding wildfires into the region
Associated Press2 min readPolitics
MTV Launches Drive To Get Young People To Vote
MTV is launching a drive to get young people registered and voting this fall, the first time the youth-centric network is doing so in a non-presidential election year
Associated Press2 min readPolitics
Keystone XL Company Moves To Condemn South Dakota Land
The company planning the Keystone XL oil pipeline is moving to condemn private land in South Dakota
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Smoke Across US West Blots Out Mountains, Poses Health Risks
Smoke from wildfires has blotted out mountains and city skylines from Oregon to Colorado, delayed flights and forced authorities to tell even healthy adults in the Seattle area to stay indoors
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