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Some forcibly arrested in St. Louis weren't…

Undercover police officer, Air Force lieutenant were among 120 people forcibly arrested when police began clearing streets in downtown St. Louis last weekend

The Latest: Iraq recaps opposition to planned…

Iraq's top diplomat is reiterating its government's opposition to Iraqi Kurds' planned independence vote next week, telling the U.N. General Assembly officials want 'to preserve the unity of Iraq.'

Flint's Lead Water May Have Caused A Spike In…

A study found a 58 percent increase in fetal death rates after the city switched its water source in 2014.

Iraq seeks other nations' help to build a nuclear…

Iraq's foreign minister is asking nuclear countries for help building a nuclear reactor for peaceful purposes, saying the country has a right to use atomic power peacefully under the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty.

Bridge to be renamed for late sons of marathon…

A small bridge in Boston is being renamed in honor of the late sons of one of the citizen heroes that emerged from the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings

AP Was There: Mob protests Little Rock Central…

AP Was There: Mob gathers outside Little Rock Central High School as 9 black students enter

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Puerto Rico's Massive Debt Could Hurt Its…

Puerto Rico's hurricane recovery efforts could be hampered by the more than $70 billion it owes in debt.

Right-wing firebrand plans to hold rally at UC…

Right-wing commentator Milo Yiannopoulos says he plans to hold a rally at the University of California, Berkeley after a student group who planned a week of events with him pulled out

Owners, insurer settle high-dollar suit in Ohio…

A dispute over a multi-million dollar insurance claim for a suburban Cincinnati mansion that burned down in 2014 has been settled weeks before a scheduled trial

Family remembers mom killed in hospital shooting

Mourners say a woman killed this month in a shooting at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center had a spiritual presence that was undeniable by those who met her

Who Is The Black Working Class? We Asked An Expert

The chair of Georgetown University's Department of African American Studies discusses the black working class and why it's not covered more often.

Syria says victory is in sight over terrorists

Syria's foreign minister told world leaders Saturday that his country is "marching steadily" toward the goal of rooting out terrorism _ and "victory is now within reach."

'Hallelujah': Slain nursing student's family…

Shortly after a man was convicted of kidnapping and killing Tennessee nursing student Holly Bobo, her family and friends held hands, closed their eyes and thanked God for the guilty verdict

Man gets life in prison plus 50 years in…

A Tennessee man has avoided a possible death penalty by agreeing to a sentence of life in prison plus 50 years for the kidnapping, rape and killing of nursing student Holly Bobo

The Marine Corps Is Expecting Its First Female…

Service officials told The Washington Post the woman is expected to graduate from the Infantry Officer Course on Monday.

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No charges in fatal Maryland police shooting

Prosecutors will not pursue charges against two Maryland police officers who fatally shot a man during a confrontation after a traffic stop this summer

State of Missouri lands at center of racial…

The state of Missouri lands at the center of a racially charged conflict _ again

Note to Texas, Florida: Insurance fights over…

Hundreds of families swamped by 2012's Sandy still fight with government over flood payouts

Afghan President Says US Troops Won't Have To…

Trump says Afghanistan soldiers will do the fighting.

Las Vegas police reveal how dummy helped secure conviction

Las Vegas police detectives say they were surprised when they were able to use a decoy mannequin in their search for a suspected killer who had bludgeoned to death two homeless men

This week in odd news: Hitchhiking raccoon; Teen…

This week in odd news: A Council member gives opponent ABC (already been chewed) gum; Police say Florida gas station owner chases man, fires warning shot, forcing suspect to return stolen beers; Police: Man steals green chile burger after slapping victim

California gang members found guilty of killing 5

Two gang members have been found guilty of killing five people at a homeless encampment near Los Angeles

As Wildfires Get Worse, USDA Says Firefighters…

The USDA wants to change how Congress funds fighting wildfires as climate change threatens to lengthen wildfire seasons.

Hundreds try to set world record for human peace sign

Hundreds have gathered at the country's oldest public park to try to set a Guinness world record for the largest human peace symbol

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Profiles of the Little Rock Nine who integrated…

The nine black teenagers who integrated Little Rock's Central High School in September 1957 all went on to seek higher education

The Latest: UAE says Iran is main obstacle to…

The foreign minister of the United Arab Emirates says Iran's "hostile and expansionist policy" is the major obstacle to solving all crises in the Arab world

Hurricane Maria Leaves Puerto Rico In The Dark

The island also has major flooding and structural damage.