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July 14, 2016 - 7:46am
1 week 6 days ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Just days after ending his campaign and endorsing Hillary Clinton for president, Sen. Bernie Sanders is preparing to take his message to the printed page.

Thomas Dunne Books told The Associated Press on Thursday that it will publish Sanders' "Our Revolution: A Future to Believe In," set to come out Nov. 15. The book will include both his policy ideas for the future and reflections on his surprisingly strong run in the primaries.

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July 14, 2016 - 7:32am
1 week 6 days ago

ROSWELL, Ga. (AP) — Officials say a rabid coyote that bit a person in a greater Atlanta suburb has been captured and euthanized.

Local media outlets report that the coyote bit a person Monday in a park in Roswell. Health officials for that northern suburb said the coyote tested positive for rabies and was subsequently euthanized.

Authorities with the Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness didn't immediately identify the person bitten, their...

July 14, 2016 - 7:06am
1 week 6 days ago

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say two people have been rescued from a cave at a Missouri state park after they became trapped by rising water following recent heavy rains.

Broadcast outlet KMIZ reports that emergency crews rescued the first person Wednesday night from the cave at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park near Columbia. Boone County Fire District Assistant Chief Josh Creamer said the second person was removed early Thursday.

Creamer didn't...

July 14, 2016 - 7:02am
1 week 6 days ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The vast majority of Americans say they are afraid of at least one of the two major candidates for president winning the White House, a remarkable finding that reflects an unsettled nation unhappy with its choice.

A new AP-GfK poll finds that 81 percent of Americans say they would feel afraid following the election of one of the two polarizing politicians: Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump.

That includes a quarter who say it doesn't...

July 14, 2016 - 6:51am
1 week 5 days ago

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A local TV meteorologist in Connecticut has been arrested on charges of possessing child pornography.

State police say 33-year-old Justin Goldstein of WTNH-TV in New Haven was arrested Wednesday. He's also charged with promoting a minor in an obscene performance.

The 33-year-old Goldstein is free on $200,000 bond pending a July 26 court date. It's unclear whether he has a lawyer.

WTNH general manager Mark...

July 14, 2016 - 6:40am
1 week 6 days ago

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia father has been ordered to stand trial on charges he waved a gun around a bedroom with seven children present when it went off, killing his 4-year-old daughter.

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports (http://bit.ly/29KDeJ0 ) 30-year-old Maurice Phillips appeared in court Wednesday for his preliminary hearing on charges including third-degree murder in the death of his daughter, Tahira.

Phillips' stepdaughter testified...

July 14, 2016 - 6:01am
1 week 5 days ago

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:

1. 'IT WAS HORROR'

A truck loaded with arms and grenades plows through a crowd of Bastille Day revelers in the French resort city of Nice, killing scores of people.

2. TRUMP POSTPONES VP ANNOUNCEMENT

In delaying a planned news conference, the GOP candidate cites the "horrible attack" in Nice, France, that...

July 14, 2016 - 5:41am
1 week 6 days ago

BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts medical examiner's office has ruled that former New England Patriots defensive lineman Ron Brace likely died from an irregular heartbeat combined with a heart condition caused by high blood pressure.

An agency spokesman confirmed the cause of death Wednesday.

The manner of death was ruled natural and is not considered suspicious.

Brace died at his family's Springfield, Massachusetts, home in April...

July 14, 2016 - 4:12am
1 week 6 days ago

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The National Civil Rights Museum says it will bestow its annual Freedom Award on journalist Soledad O'Brien, civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump and three others.

The Memphis-based museum gives its Freedom Award each year for work in the advancement of civil and human rights.

Other winners announced Wednesday are U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Damon Jerome Keith; attorney and social justice activist Bryan Stevenson; and Tawakkol...

July 14, 2016 - 3:45am
1 week 6 days ago

BOSTON (AP) — As Hillary Clinton weighs possible running mates, Elizabeth Warren offers a historic choice.

The prospect of two women running as a ticket would be a first for a major party.

Warren has all the fire any Democratic presidential candidate would want in a potential vice president. She's a gleeful Donald Trump taunter and an enthusiastic ambassador to the party's liberal base.

There are concerns, too....

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