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Zimbabwe alleges 2nd American illegally hunted lion
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Another American illegally hunted and killed a lion in Zimbabwe several months ago, authorities said Sunday amid an international outcry over the U.S. hunter accused of illegally killing a well-known lion named Cecil in early July.... 8/2/2015 5:46 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 3:44 PM

Manhunt in Memphis continues after officer, 33, fatally shot
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Memphis police say that a person of interest has been taken into custody in connection with the fatal shooting of a police officer.... 8/2/2015 5:57 PM

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 3:51 PM

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

Wildfire raging north of San Francisco threatens homes
LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) -- Fire officials say a massive blaze raging in the Lower Lake area north of San Francisco spread overnight covering more drought-stricken ground.... 8/2/2015 4:03 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 4:08 PM

Fatal police shooting in Wal-Mart under review 1 year later
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A year after a 22-year-old black man was killed by a white police officer while carrying an air rifle in an Ohio Wal-Mart, federal officials' review of the case remains unfinished as his relatives plan an anniversary vigil - and the region grapples with the aftermath of a different deadly police shooting.... 8/2/2015 4:16 PM

Canadian rivers: Solution to Northeast's high energy prices?
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- Plenty of raw electricity sloshes around in Quebec's rivers and reservoirs, promising relief for U.S. northeasterners, who pay the nation's highest power costs. But getting those electrons to smartphones and air conditioners in Boston, Hartford and New York City is another matter entirely.... 8/2/2015 4:24 PM



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