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Obama heading up melting glacier in dramatic push on climate
SEWARD, Alaska (AP) -- President Barack Obama turned Tuesday to a dramatic symptom of climate change - a melting Alaska glacier - to highlight the dangers of global warming.... 9/1/2015 7:47 PM

Police in Illinois hunt for 3 suspects after officer killed
FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) -- Police with helicopters, dogs and armed with rifles were conducting a massive manhunt in northern Illinois Tuesday after an officer was shot and killed while pursuing a group of suspicious men.... 9/1/2015 6:00 PM

Federal judge orders Kentucky clerk and her staff to court
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) -- A county clerk who invoked "God's authority" as she defied the U.S. Supreme Court yet again on gay marriage Tuesday refused to resign and now must face a federal judge who could impose fines or send her to jail.... 9/1/2015 7:20 PM

Man and officer wounded, dog killed in police address mix-up
ATLANTA (AP) -- A man shot by police officers who went to the wrong Atlanta house ran bleeding outside where a neighbor heard him asking, "Why did they come in my house? Why did they shoot me? Why did they shoot my dog?"... 9/1/2015 8:26 PM

Home detention for white police chief who shot black man
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- A white ex-police chief pleaded guilty Tuesday to misconduct in office in the 2011 shooting death of an unarmed black man and was sentenced to a year of home detention.... 9/1/2015 8:20 PM

Facing death, Miller calls Jewish site killings 'righteous'
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) -- The man facing a possible death sentence for killing three people at suburban Kansas City Jewish sites told jurors Tuesday that his actions were "righteous" and "honorable" as the penalty phase of his trial began.... 9/1/2015 6:38 PM

Man facing execution for girl's 1989 kidnapping, rape, death
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The U.S. Supreme Court was considering final appeals from a man scheduled to be executed Tuesday in Missouri for the kidnapping, rape and stabbing death of a 15-year-old girl more than two decades ago.... 9/1/2015 6:38 PM

USOC endorses Los Angeles for 2024 Olympics bid
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The U.S. Olympic Committee on Tuesday named Los Angeles as its candidate for the 2024 Games, replacing Boston's soured bid and marking a comeback for LA's dream of becoming a three-time host of the global sports competition.... 9/1/2015 8:22 PM

Black Lives Matter movement experiencing growing pains
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hundreds of Black Lives Matter activists, black and white, marched outside the Minnesota State Fair this weekend, hoping to bring attention to the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of police.... 9/1/2015 4:34 PM

Men accused of threatening Pokemon championships denied bail
BOSTON (AP) -- Two Iowa men accused of making online threats of violence against a Pokemon competition in Boston were ordered held without bail Tuesday after a judge rejected arguments by their lawyers that their comments amounted to idle online bravado.... 9/1/2015 6:41 PM

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