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AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past…

PHOTO GALLERY: People pass by building destroyed by earthquake in Iraq; Rohingya Muslim children fly kite in refugee camp in Bangladesh; floodwaters sweep car into house in Greece.

Police officer killed in Pennsylvania, gunman at…

Authorities in Pennsylvania say a police officer was shot and killed while making a traffic stop and an intense search is underway for the gunman

Keystone Pipeline Temporarily Shut Off After…

The leak comes as Nebraska is trying to decide if it should issue permits to TransCanada to build the Keystone XL pipeline.

3 months after clashes, Boston hosting free speech rally

Free speech advocates whose rally on Boston Common last summer drew boisterous counter-protesters plan to regroup there this weekend

9 injured in large fire atop 6-story apartment…

Large fire on top floors of 6-story apartment building results in 9 minor injuries

Crash sends California police car off road…

Authorities say a Los Angeles County sheriff's patrol vehicle heading to an emergency call crashed with another car and then ran onto a sidewalk, killing two small boys and critically injuring their mother

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Justice Department Announces Over 200 MS-13…

Over 200 suspected members of the MS-13 gang were arrested from Oct. 8 to Nov. 11 this year.

UN seeks to put human rights experts into new Sahel force

The United Nations is seeking to put human rights advisers and monitors into the 5,000-troop African force from five nations that in charged with fighting extremists in western Africa's vast Sahel region

Rev Jesse Jackson discloses Parkinson's disease…

Jesse Jackson says he was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 2015

Part of plane engine cover fell off in flight…

Two passengers on a SkyWest flight in southern Utah says a piece of the plane's engine cover fell off midflight

TV Host Says Al Franken 'Kissed And Groped' Her…

Leeann Tweeden made the allegations in an online post for KABC, where she works as a news anchor.

The Latest: Witness: No siren on police car that killed 2

A witness says a Los Angeles County sheriff's vehicle wasn't using its sirens or lights before it crashed with another car, jumped a curb and killed two small boys

Parents sue over boy's death in rotating Atlanta…

Family of 5-year-old boy whose skull became crushed in rotating wall of a hotel restaurant sues Atlanta hotel, accusing it of negligence in his death

Neighbor: Northern California gunman targeted…

The neighbor of a man who went on a shooting rampage in a small Northern California town says the gunman had threatened to kill one of his victims and go to an elementary school to kill the victim's son, too

US Mass Media Outlets May Have To Register As…

Russia's lower house of parliament passed a bill that would let authorities force certain foreign outlets working there to register.

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Prosecutor misses filing deadline to seek death penalty

A Florida prosecutor who recently reversed a blanket policy against executions has missed the filing deadline to pursue the death penalty in a murder case

Hawaii psychiatric patient says he's surprised…

A man who walked away from a Hawaii psychiatric hospital and made it to California before being captured says he was surprised his escape worked

California's legal pot countdown: What's coming…

The rules that will govern California's legal marijuana economy next year have been published, giving businesses and consumers a glimpse into the future

Nevada refusing Pfizer demand for return of execution drugs

An official says Nevada doesn't plan to return one of the drugs obtained for use in an upcoming execution, despite a demand by pharmaceutical company Pfizer that its drugs not be used for lethal injections

Some residents unaccounted for after huge senior…

Authorities are working to account for the whereabouts of all the residents of a Pennsylvania senior living community after a massive blaze tore through their complex during the middle of the night, injuring nearly 30 and leading to a chaotic evacuation

Slain Baltimore officer's gun found in lot where…

Investigators say they've recovered the gun of a Baltimore homicide detective from the gritty lot where he was fatally shot earlier this week

101-year-old killed in California blazes told wife to flee

A 101-year-old man who told his wife to flee deadly wildfires in Northern California without him last month is the latest victim to be identified by coroner's officials

St. Louis police issue order acknowledging…

St. Louis police officers will be required each month to read and acknowledge a special order reiterating the rights of journalists

Killer of 7 in Connecticut sentenced to life in…

An East Coast drifter who killed seven people in Connecticut in 2003 has been sentenced to life in prison

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The Latest: Nevada won't return execution drug to Pfizer

An official says Nevada doesn't plan to return one of the drugs obtained for use in an upcoming execution, despite a demand by pharmaceutical company Pfizer that its drugs not be used for lethal injections

Museums mark 100 years since death of French…

Museums around the world are marking 100 years after the death of French artist Auguste Rodin, including the Rodin Museum in Philadelphia

After trial, Menendez pitches health insurance…

New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez spent the day after a mistrial was declared in his federal bribery trial urging people to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act