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Recovery knocks 21 fish species from watch list
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Twenty-one species of fish made the leap Tuesday off a watch list of seafood to avoid as unsustainably overfished, leaving conservationists and many fishermen and chefs celebrating the turnaround of a West Coast fishing ground declared an economic disaster area by the federal government just 14 years ago.... 9/3/2014 1:02 AM

Police: Death of teen whose body burned was random
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- A 15-year-old Indianapolis girl whose burned body was found over the weekend was likely abducted and killed by someone she didn't know, police and family members said Tuesday.... 9/3/2014 12:22 AM

Gulf of Maine: 'Poster child' for global warming
FRIENDSHIP, Maine (AP) -- Imagine Cape Cod without cod. Maine without lobster. The region's famous rocky beaches invisible, obscured by constant high waters.... 9/3/2014 5:19 AM

Lawsuits seek any Michael Brown juvenile records
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) -- Lingering questions about Michael Brown could be answered Wednesday as two news organizations seek the release of any possible juvenile records for the unarmed 18-year-old who was killed by a Missouri police officer last month.... 9/3/2014 5:26 AM

It's no longer safe to recline your airplane seat
NEW YORK (AP) -- Squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, airline passengers appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers.... 9/2/2014 7:16 PM

Casino closings lead to mass unemployment filing
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Thousands of newly laid-off casino workers are expected to turn out at the Atlantic City Convention Center for a mass unemployment filing.... 9/3/2014 5:28 AM

Lawyer says family of girl with Uzi is devastated
PHOENIX (AP) -- An attorney for the parents of a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an Arizona shooting range instructor with an Uzi said Tuesday the family is devastated by the tragedy that occurred on a brief excursion during a vacation.... 9/3/2014 5:00 AM

Study: Playing music helps sharpen kids' brains
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The founder of a Los Angeles-based nonprofit that provides free music lessons to low-income students from gang-ridden neighborhoods began to notice several years ago a hopeful sign: Kids were graduating high school and heading off to UCLA, Tulane and other big universities.... 9/2/2014 11:24 PM

30 teens escape from Nashville detention center
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Thirty teens "overwhelmed" their minders at a juvenile detention center by simultaneously breaking out of four dormitories and then crawling under a weak spot in a chain-link fence. By Tuesday evening, seven were still on the run.... 9/2/2014 11:21 PM

Attorney: Detroit needs debt plan to survive
DETROIT (AP) -- The plan to restructure billions of dollars in debt is the vehicle the Motor City needs to free up funds to provide services to residents and allow the city to survive, one of Detroit's attorneys told the federal judge at the helm of the historic bankruptcy trial, which started Tuesday.... 9/2/2014 10:34 PM