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US: No wrongdoing in handling child immigrants
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Homeland Security Department's internal watchdog says it could not substantiate 16 complaints by advocacy groups who accused the government of abusing unaccompanied child immigrants apprehended along the Mexican border.... 9/2/2014 4:45 PM

Buyer's remorse on Common Core for policymakers?
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Millions of students will sit down at computers this year to take new tests rooted in the Common Core standards for math and reading, but policymakers in many states are having buyer's remorse.... 9/2/2014 5:49 AM

Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial to begin
DETROIT (AP) -- Starting Tuesday, lawyers for Detroit will attempt to convince a federal judge at the city's bankruptcy trial that its plans to wipe out the city's billions of dollars in debt should be approved.... 9/2/2014 2:25 PM

Infamous speed trap town investigated over tickets
WALDO, Fla. (AP) -- The north Florida town of Waldo has long had a reputation as a speed trap, and it's no wonder. A small segment of highway that runs through Waldo requires drivers to speed up and slow down six times: 65 mph becomes 55 mph; 55 becomes 45; then goes back to 55; then back down to 45; to 55 again and eventually, 35 mph.... 9/2/2014 12:36 PM

APNewsBreak: Girl said Uzi was too much for her
PHOENIX (AP) -- A 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed a shooting range instructor with an Uzi in northern Arizona had said immediately after the shooting that she felt the gun was too much for her and had hurt her shoulder, according to police reports released Tuesday.... 9/2/2014 4:34 PM

Mom of autistic girl pleads guilty to child abuse
BEULAH, Mich. (AP) -- A northern Michigan woman accused of trying to kill her autistic daughter has pleaded guilty to first-degree child abuse.... 9/2/2014 4:42 PM

Revel casino follows Showboat, closes its doors
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Atlantic City's newest casino - and its biggest, costliest flop - went out with barely a whimper.... 9/2/2014 4:20 PM

9-foot Joe Frazier statue rising in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Busloads of tourists line up every day in Philadelphia to take photos with a statue of Rocky Balboa, the fictional heavyweight fighter made famous by Sylvester Stallone.... 9/2/2014 3:58 PM

School starts in Chicago with more safety guards
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago children returned to school Tuesday walking past even more guards than last year, when concerns about safety prompted the city to line the streets with 1,200 adults every day.... 9/2/2014 1:22 PM

Marijuana's hazy contribution to highway deaths
WASHINGTON (AP) -- New York teenager Joseph Beer smoked marijuana, climbed into a Subaru Impreza with four friends and drove more than 100 mph before losing control. The car crashed into trees with such force that the vehicle split in half, killing his friends.... 9/2/2014 3:33 PM