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Suspect in ambush of Houston-area deputy held without bond
HOUSTON (AP) -- A suburban Houston police officer who was ambushed at a gas station was shot 15 times, Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson said in court Monday.... 8/31/2015 3:58 PM

White House renames Mount McKinley as Denali on eve of trip
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration will change the name of North America's tallest mountain peak from Mount McKinley to Denali, the White House said Sunday, a major symbolic gesture to Alaska Natives on the eve of President Barack Obama's historic visit to Alaska.... 8/31/2015 2:52 AM

The Latest on Jewish shootings: Judge threatens mistrial
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) -- The latest on the trial of a white supremacist charged with capital murder for the deaths of three people at two Jewish sites in the Kansas City area (all times local):... 8/31/2015 3:56 PM

Mourners to pay tribute to slain television cameraman
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) -- Salem High School will open its doors to the community Monday to commemorate the life of an alumnus - Adam Ward, the 27-year-old cameraman for a Roanoke television station who was slain on live TV last week.... 8/31/2015 9:18 AM

The Latest on Jewish shootings: Judge threatens mistrial
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) -- The latest on the trial of a white supremacist charged with capital murder for the deaths of three people at two Jewish sites in the Kansas City area (all times local):... 8/31/2015 3:50 PM

Alaska-bound, Obama renames America's tallest peak
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Ahead of a historic trip to the Arctic, President Barack Obama erased a former Republican president's name from North America's tallest peak in a move applauded in Alaska and derided more than 3,000 miles away in Ohio. More contentious matters concerning climate change and Arctic drilling awaited.... 8/31/2015 3:38 PM

Kerry, Obama to raise global warming issues in Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Scientists are "overwhelmingly unified" in concluding that humans are contributing to global climate change, Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday night, and the public is slowly getting the full picture.... 8/31/2015 4:31 AM

Trump's idea for mass deportation similar to 1930s removals
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's call for mass deportation of millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, as well as their American-born children, bears similarities to a large-scale removal that many Mexican-American families faced 85 years ago.... 8/31/2015 7:18 AM

When the wells run dry: California families cope in drought
TULARE, Calif. (AP) -- Looking for water to flush his toilet, Tino Lozano pointed a garden hose at some buckets in the bare dirt of his yard. It's his daily ritual now in a community built by refugees from Oklahoma's Dust Bowl. But only a trickle came out; then a drip, then nothing more.... 8/31/2015 5:37 AM

Horror movie director Wes Craven dies at 76
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- It's hard enough to redefine a genre once in a career, but horror virtuoso Wes Craven managed to do it twice.... 8/31/2015 8:27 AM



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