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EPA argues for shifting focus from climate change to water

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Unsafe drinking water, not climate change, is the world's most immediate public health issue, Environmental...Read more

US experts: Medicines for opioid addiction vastly underused

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's top medical advisers said Wednesday medicines proven to treat opioid addiction remain vastly underused...Read more

Bid to strip Confederate link from Arkansas flag fails again

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas House panel on Wednesday rejected for a second time a proposal to change the meaning of a star on...Read more


Passenger rail route suspended, more evacuate amid flooding

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Passenger rail traffic along a popular Missouri route was suspended and evacuations continued Wednesday amid...Read more

Supreme Court troubled by jury selection bias in Mississippi

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Deeply troubled by a Mississippi prosecutor's pattern of excluding African-American jurors, the Supreme Court seemed...Read more

The Latest: Kids of woman in abuse case on YouTube channel

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MARICOPA, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on an Arizona woman arrested on allegations of abusing adopted children (all times local):...Read more

US judge blocks oil, gas drilling over climate change

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A judge has blocked oil and gas drilling on almost 500 square miles (1,295 sq. kilometers) in Wyoming and says...Read more

'Whack job': Trump escalates feud with Conway's husband

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Kellyanne Conway's spouse is a "husband from hell!" President Donald Trump declared Wednesday, escalating his awkward...Read more


Justice Thomas talks at court arguments, 1st time in 3 years

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court was about to adjourn for the day when the Georgia baritone politely inquired of the lawyer at the...Read more

GOP senators defend the late McCain against Trump's attacks

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Some Republican senators defended late John McCain as a "hero" on Wednesday after President Donald Trump again...Read more

Trump to host Netanyahu at White House

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will host Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (neh-ten-YAH'-hoo) at the White House next...Read more

Centrist or moderate? Beto O'Rourke drives in both lanes

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DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — At a packed eastern Iowa house party, a staffer for Democrat Beto O'Rourke's presidential campaign tried to clear...Read more