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The Latest: Light rain falls in area of California wildfire
LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) -- The latest on wildfires burning in California (all times local):... 8/4/2015 9:53 PM

Officials probing New Hampshire tent collapse that killed 2
LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) -- It's unclear why after a widespread warning of impending severe weather a circus put on its planned show in a tent that ended up collapsing in a storm, killing a spectator and his 8-year-old daughter, the state fire marshal said Tuesday.... 8/4/2015 10:46 PM

Sheriff: 1 man fires in vicinity of soldiers in Mississippi
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) -- Authorities searched Tuesday for a man who fired gunshots from a vehicle in the vicinity of soldiers at a military facility in Mississippi, although no one was reported wounded, a sheriff said.... 8/4/2015 11:57 PM

Shackling video ignites debate on school discipline
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- The boy sat in a chair, the sound of his whimpering interrupted briefly by the clank of metal handcuffs closing around his arms.... 8/5/2015 12:33 AM

Friends: Slain officer was strong, but avoided confrontation
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Slain police officer Sean Bolton's physical strength and powerful, melon-sized hands served him well in tight situations, like when he subdued two suspects at one time. Still, friends say he avoided confrontation whenever possible, and dedicated his life to protecting others.... 8/5/2015 12:39 AM

Sandra Bland's family sues state trooper, wants answers
HOUSTON (AP) -- The family of a black woman found dead in a Texas jail three days after a confrontation with a white state trooper filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Tuesday against the officer and other officials, saying it was a last resort after being unable to get enough information about the case.... 8/5/2015 12:35 AM

More than 380 in US sickened by cilantro-linked infection
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- More than 380 people in 26 U.S. states have been diagnosed with a stomach illness tied to Mexican cilantro contaminated by human waste, two federal agencies said Tuesday.... 8/4/2015 11:32 PM

Victim's grieving dad tells Holmes jury of devastating loss
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- Jurors struggled to hold back tears Tuesday as a grieving father described how he returns now and then to the Colorado theater where his son was murdered.... 8/4/2015 11:38 PM

Man arrested after report of shooting on National Mall
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Someone fired a gun inside a car on the National Mall after witnesses reported a fight inside the vehicle Tuesday afternoon, but there was no indication anyone was injured, police said.... 8/4/2015 11:54 PM

Mormon church publishes photos in push toward transparency
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The Mormon church took another step toward transparency Tuesday with the first published pictures of a small sacred stone it believes founder Joseph Smith used to help translate a story that became the basis of the religion.... 8/5/2015 12:17 AM

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