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'It's bad': Water rescues begin as Imelda soaks East Texas

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HOUSTON (AP) — The remnants of Tropical Depression Imelda unleashed torrential rain Thursday in parts of Texas, prompting hundreds of...Read more

Wife of House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn dies at age 80

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Emily Clyburn, the wife of House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn of South Carolina, died in Columbia on Thursday...Read more

US awards $3M to fill gaps in medical marijuana research

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The U.S. government will spend $3 million to find out if marijuana can relieve pain, but none of the money will be used to study the...Read more


US vaping illness count tops 500, but cause still unknown

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials say 530 people have now been diagnosed with vaping-related breathing illnesses, but the cause...Read more

Trump scorns complaint about call with foreign leader

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The government's intelligence watchdog declined on Thursday to discuss the substance of a whistleblower complaint...Read more

Mother charged after allegedly rubbing heroin on daughter's gums

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A mother in Maine has pleaded not guilty to charges connected to the death of her 1-year-old baby who died in October 2018.Read more

Sheriff: Police officer kills man who killed woman in store

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SHANNON, Miss. (AP) — A sheriff in northeast Mississippi says a police officer has shot and killed a man who had just killed a woman in...Read more

Key panel approving $250 million for election security

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A key Senate panel is approving $250 million to help states beef up their election systems, freeing up the money...Read more


AP Exclusive: US helping Venezuela's Guaido track stolen art

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — U.S. officials are investigating the suspected looting of valuable European and Latin American artwork they...Read more

Canada's Trudeau faces furor over brownface photo from 2001

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TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's campaign moved to contain a growing scandal Thursday after a yearbook photo surfaced of...Read more

Trump sues Manhattan DA seeking to block tax return subpoena

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NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump asked a federal judge Thursday to block an effort by New York prosecutors to obtain his tax...Read more

Iran envoy: 'All-out war' to result if hit for Saudi attack

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Any attack on Iran by the U.S. or Saudi Arabia will spark an "all-out war," Tehran's top diplomat...Read more