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Slain trooper eulogized as impeccable officer
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- A slain Pennsylvania state trooper is being remembered as an impeccable officer who always put his family first.... 9/18/2014 4:09 PM

APNewsBreak: Border Patrol to test wearing cameras
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The U.S. Border Patrol will begin wearing cameras this year at its training academy, a test to see if the technology should be used in the field to blunt criticism about agents' use of force.... 9/18/2014 3:08 PM

California wildfire shows explosive growth
POLLOCK PINES, Calif. (AP) -- An out-of-control wildfire that has forced nearly 2,800 people from their homes in Northern California showed explosive growth, consuming tens of thousands of additional acres, fire officials said Thursday.... 9/18/2014 4:35 PM

Couple in Craigslist slaying sentenced to life
SUNBURY, Pa. (AP) -- A newlywed couple whose Craigslist ad lured a stranger to his death were sentenced Thursday to life in prison without parole by a judge who said their "permanent removal" from society is appropriate.... 9/18/2014 4:34 PM

Federal charges for pair in Amish kidnapping case
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The couple accused of kidnapping two young Amish sisters in northern New York were charged Thursday in federal court with sexual exploitation of children and possession of child pornography.... 9/18/2014 4:37 PM

Fed keeps rates low, but brace for the inevitable
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Record-low interest rates will be around for at least a few more months, the Federal Reserve made clear Wednesday.... 9/18/2014 2:37 PM

Texas sheriff's deputy missing during flooding
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Rescue crews were searching Thursday for a Texas sheriff's deputy who radioed for help minutes before her empty patrol car was found submerged by floodwaters.... 9/18/2014 3:58 PM

Rulings coming soon on Tsarnaev trial delay, venue
BOSTON (AP) -- A judge on Thursday said he expects to rule soon on whether to move Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial out of Massachusetts and whether to delay it by almost a year.... 9/18/2014 4:18 PM

Dance workout puts moves on women's self-esteem
NEW YORK (AP) -- When Janet Jones was laid off from her job as a financial assistant two years ago and hit rock bottom, inspiration struck.... 9/18/2014 2:29 PM

Police: Officers fatally shoot man near St. Louis
JENNINGS, Mo. (AP) -- County police officers shot and killed a man after he allegedly pointed a rifle at them during a chase in suburban St. Louis, less than five miles from the site of the August shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white Ferguson officer that sparked weeks of unrest.... 9/18/2014 2:58 PM