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Toxic algae blooming in warm water from California to Alaska
SEATTLE (AP) -- One of the largest toxic algae blooms recorded off the West Coast is denser, more widespread and deeper than scientists feared even weeks ago.... 8/4/2015 9:51 PM

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

The Latest: Governors express condolences in tent collapse
LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) -- The latest on the New Hampshire circus tent collapse (all times local):... 8/4/2015 9:57 PM

Sheriff: 2 men fire at soldiers in Mississippi; none hurt
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) -- Authorities are searching for two men who fired gunshots from a vehicle at soldiers at a military facility in Mississippi, although no one was reported wounded, a sheriff said Tuesday.... 8/4/2015 8:53 PM

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.... 8/4/2015 9:52 PM

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.... 8/4/2015 9:25 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 8:33 PM

The Latest: Mother recalls son killed in theater shooting
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- The latest in the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local):... 8/4/2015 10:00 PM

Despite rhetoric, border security less urgent in 2015
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- In the weeks leading up to Thursday's first debate of the 2016 presidential race, Republican candidates have sought to distinguish themselves from each other - and President Barack Obama - with ever-tougher positions on border security and illegal immigration, claiming current measures are failing.... 8/4/2015 8:44 PM

Manhunt focuses on rugged area of California after attacks
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A weeklong manhunt launched after a killing, kidnapping and the wounding of two sheriff's deputies in California focused Tuesday on a remote area of sparsely populated mining territory.... 8/4/2015 7:19 PM

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