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Police trooper killed in ambush to be laid to rest
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- Hundreds of law enforcement officers from around the country waited silently outside a northeastern Pennsylvania cathedral Thursday ahead of a funeral for a state trooper killed in an ambush outside his barracks.... 9/18/2014 1:51 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 was threatening more than 2,000 homes in Northern California showed explosive growth, consuming tens of thousands of additional acres, fire officials said Thursday.... 9/18/2014 2:17 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

Judge to pick Tsarnaev trial venue based on papers
BOSTON (AP) -- A judge has rejected a request from lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) to hold a hearing on whether to move the trial outside of Massachusetts.... 9/18/2014 2:50 PM

Texas sheriff's deputy missing during flooding
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Searchers are trying to find a Central Texas sheriff's deputy who has been missing since she reported her patrol vehicle was swamped during storm-related flooding.... 9/18/2014 2:37 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

APNewsBreak: Chevron meets shale drilling rules
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Chevron has become the first energy company to meet a new set of voluntary shale gas drilling standards that aim to go beyond existing state laws in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia, the Pittsburgh-based Center for Sustainable Shale announced Thursday.... 9/18/2014 12:01 PM

Jury won't consider deaths in Ga. salmonella trial
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) -- A jury weighing criminal charges Thursday against the owner of a Georgia peanut plant blamed for a nationwide salmonella outbreak five years ago will decide the case without hearing one fact - that nine people died after eating the company's tainted peanut butter.... 9/18/2014 10:52 AM