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Official: Shots reported on Washington Navy Yard campus
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A lockdown is underway on the entire Washington Navy Yard campus after a report of shots fired.... 7/2/2015 12:57 PM

Train derailment, fire prompts evacuation in Tennessee
MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A car on a CSX train carrying a flammable and toxic substance derailed and caught fire in eastern Tennessee, prompting the evacuation of thousands within a 2-mile radius.... 7/2/2015 12:38 PM

Bodies found believed to be missing Phoenix-area couple
MARICOPA, Ariz. (AP) -- The bodies of a man and a woman believed to be a Phoenix-area couple missing for a week have been recovered, authorities said early Thursday, and a man was in custody.... 7/2/2015 11:31 AM

New warden, increased security after New York prison escape
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A new superintendent has been named at the maximum-security prison in upstate New York where two inmates escaped last month, and a range of new security measures has been put in place.... 7/2/2015 11:46 AM

Retired military dogs find new purpose in US meth wars
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Five retired military dogs that spent years working in war zones are putting their noses to new uses by helping police in the U.S. combat methamphetamine and other drugs.... 7/2/2015 6:15 AM

Reelz comes to the rescue of homeless Miss USA pageant
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Miss USA pageant, left without a TV home following blowback against co-owner Donald Trump over his comments on Mexican immigrants, has been rescued by the Reelz channel.... 7/2/2015 12:49 PM

Man bitten by shark on NC Outer Banks is 7th this summer
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- A shark bit a 68-year-old man several times Wednesday in waist-deep water off North Carolina's Outer Banks, officials said, the seventh in a record-breaking year of shark attacks for the state's coastal waters.... 7/2/2015 5:20 AM

Church fires common, but usually not the result of arson
GREELEYVILLE, S.C. (AP) -- As investigators probe the cause of a fire that destroyed a rural South Carolina black church rebuilt after the Ku Klux Klan torched it 20 years ago, statistics show church fires are not unusual, and that the vast majority in recent years were not intentionally set.... 7/2/2015 8:49 AM

Former NFL star tackles overgrown field for football camp
HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. (AP) -- The weeds and wild grass rose well above Reggie McKenzie's knees as the former NFL star walked the field bearing his name in the small Detroit enclave of Highland Park. With two weeks until the start of the youth football camp he's been running for four decades, the city-owned field had yet to be mowed - and something had to be done.... 7/2/2015 6:17 AM

Episcopalians OK allowing gay marriage in churches
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The Episcopal Church has completed its embrace of gay rights, changing church law to allow same-sex religious marriages throughout the denomination, just days after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage nationwide.... 7/2/2015 8:21 AM



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