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August 16, 2018 - 3:30 pm
FREDERICK, Colo. (AP) — The body was found of a pregnant Colorado woman whose husband was arrested in the disappearance of her and her two young daughters, and investigators were trying to recover what they believe are the remains of the girls, authorities said Thursday. Chris Watts, 33, was taken...
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Dreamstime
August 16, 2018 - 1:43 pm
The message, purportedly from Mantality Health told job applicant Hermeisha Robinson her name was 'too ghetto.'
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Larry McCormack/The Tennessean via USA TODAY NETWORK
August 16, 2018 - 9:25 am
Newspapers from Maine to Hawaii pushed back against President Donald Trump's attacks on "fake news" Thursday with a coordinated series of editorials speaking up for a free and vigorous press.
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Student walk to class at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Parkland, Fla. Students at the school returned Wednesday, to a more secure campus as they began their first new school year since a gunman killed 17 people in the freshman building. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
August 15, 2018 - 8:47 pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School returned to a more secure campus on Wednesday as they began their first new school year since a gunman killed 17 people in the freshman building. But some say they still won't feel protected despite $6.5 million in security...
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Judy Deaven who says her son was a victim of sexual abuse by a priest as a boy reacts as Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro speaks during a news conference at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. A Pennsylvania grand jury says its investigation of clergy sexual abuse identified more than 1,000 child victims. The grand jury report released Tuesday says that number comes from records in six Roman Catholic dioceses. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
August 15, 2018 - 12:07 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A priest raped a 7-year-old girl while he was visiting her in the hospital after she'd had her tonsils removed. Another priest forced a 9-year-old boy into having oral sex, then rinsed out the boy's mouth with holy water. One boy was forced to say confession to the priest who...
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August 14, 2018 - 1:01 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police are investigating after a video shows a man spanking a hippopotamus at the Los Angeles Zoo. The video shows the man crossing a railing last week and sneaking up on two hippos, Rosie and Mara. He smacks Rosie on the rear and her mother lifts her head as the man runs off and...
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August 13, 2018 - 4:19 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors charged a white man with manslaughter Monday in the death of an unarmed black man whose video-recorded shooting in a store parking lot has revived debate over Florida's "stand your ground" law. Michael Drejka, 47, has been charged with the July 19 death of...
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AP Photo/Alex Brandon
August 13, 2018 - 7:22 am
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A year after a deadly gathering of far-right extremists in Charlottesville, less than two dozen white nationalists marched Sunday across from the White House, their numbers dwarfed by thousands of counterprotesters, while the mother of a woman killed at last summer's...
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A protester confronts riot gear-clad police on the campus of the University of Virginia during a rally to mark the anniversary of last year's Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
August 11, 2018 - 9:32 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The city of Charlottesville marked the anniversary of last summer's white supremacist violence that sent ripples through the country with largely peaceful vigils and other events, but police had a brief, tense confrontation with students angry over the heavy security...
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August 11, 2018 - 5:13 pm
President Donald Trump on condemned “all forms of racism and violence” on the anniversary of the violent Charlottesville alt-right march.
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