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Ferguson spurs 40 new state measures; activists want more
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- When a white Ferguson policeman fatally shot a black 18-year-old nearly a year ago, the St. Louis suburb erupted in violent protests and the nation took notice. Since then, legislators in almost every state have proposed changes to the way police interact with the public.... 8/2/2015 2:43 PM

Some Americans refuse to give up on Confederate flag
HANOVER, Pa. (AP) -- Many Americans assumed the Confederate flag was retired for good after governors in South Carolina and Alabama removed it from their statehouses this summer and presidential candidates from both parties declared it too divisive for official display.... 8/2/2015 2:57 PM

Manhunt in Memphis continues after officer, 33, fatally shot
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- A manhunt continued Sunday following the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer who was killed the previous night during a traffic stop, Tennessee police officials said.... 8/2/2015 1:23 PM

Zimbabwe alleges 2nd American involved in illegal lion hunt
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- An American killed a lion in an illegal hunt with a bow and arrow in Zimbabwe several months ago, as an international outcry persisted over another U.S. hunter accused of illegally killing a well-known lion named Cecil in early July, authorities said Sunday.... 8/2/2015 3:13 PM

Challenger, Columbia wreckage on public display for 1st time
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- NASA is offering up wreckage from the Challenger and Columbia for public view after hiding it from the world for decades.... 8/2/2015 2:31 PM

Firefighter killed, 2 dozen homes burn in California fires
LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) -- Blazes raging in forests and woodlands across California have taken the life of a firefighter, burned two dozen homes and forced thousands of people to flee as crews continue to battle the flames from the air and the ground.... 8/2/2015 6:27 AM

Hitchhiking robot's cross-country trip in US ends in Philly
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A hitchhiking robot that captured the hearts of fans worldwide met its demise in the U.S.... 8/2/2015 9:48 AM

Verizon workers to stay on job without new contract
NEW YORK (AP) -- Verizon and unions representing workers in nine states said employees will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled.... 8/2/2015 5:17 AM

No indications of potential gang violence at 75th Sturgis
STURGIS, S.D. (AP) -- Never-before-seen crowds are expected to ride into the craggy, evergreen-dotted Black Hills of western South Dakota this week, all headed to the 75th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.... 8/2/2015 2:52 PM

Judge, 93, peeved by incomplete housing discrimination case
HAMTRAMCK, Mich. (AP) -- A Detroit-area community that targeted blacks by demolishing poor neighborhoods is scrambling to come up with money to finally end the case - 44 years after a federal judge found clear evidence of discrimination.... 8/2/2015 2:54 PM



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