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Abduction, murder leaves Navajo community heartbroken
SHIPROCK, N.M. (AP) -- The stranger walked with 11-year-old Ashlynne Mike into the hills of a remote area of the Navajo Nation known for its breathtaking views and the monolithic rock outcropping that stands as a beacon for miles.... 5/4/2016 8:22 AM

Critics question mine exploration near Alaska eagle preserve
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- In early winter, after most tourists have fled Alaska, another kind of visitor flies in: bald eagles, up to 4,000 of them.... 5/4/2016 5:59 AM

Navy SEAL killed in Iraq was close to disgraced grandfather
PHOENIX (AP) -- He was a former Phoenix high school star distance runner who was the grandson of an Arizona financier involved in the 1980s savings and loan scandal.... 5/4/2016 7:52 AM

Report: Prince tried to meet with doctor before death
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Prince had arranged to meet a California doctor to try to kick an addiction to painkillers shortly before his death, according to a newspaper report published Wednesday.... 5/4/2016 11:53 AM

Detroit teachers ending 2-day sick-out, fighting legislation
DETROIT (AP) -- Detroit schools reopened Wednesday after teachers who had called out sick for two days received assurances from the financially struggling district that they would continue to be paid.... 5/4/2016 12:00 PM

College student launches new line of dolls for boys of color
WELLESLEY, Massachusetts (AP) -- When Jennifer Pierre visits the toy store, she sees shelves of dolls that are mostly girls and mostly white. She wants to change that.... 5/4/2016 4:45 AM

Government report: Crime dropped overall in nation's schools
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The latest government snapshot of school crime paints a picture of safer schools with declines in violent crime, bullying and harassment because of sexual orientation.... 5/4/2016 7:25 AM

Researchers say they're closing in on Captain Cook's ship
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Researchers believe the ship that legendary explorer Captain James Cook used to sail around the world is still submerged somewhere in Rhode Island's Newport Harbor.... 5/4/2016 4:29 AM

APNewsBreak: Army says troops lost their way, went off cliff
DENVER (AP) -- An Army vehicle took the wrong road in the dark and was making a U-turn when it tumbled 250 feet off a cliff at a Colorado training range last year, killing one soldier and injuring five, according to a recently released investigative report.... 5/4/2016 7:03 AM

Georgia governor defies party politics with pair of vetoes
ATLANTA (AP) -- Georgia's Republican governor rejected the two top priorities of a legislature controlled by his own party this year, defying election year politics in a deep red state.... 5/4/2016 11:09 AM

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