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Obama heading up melting glacier in dramatic push on climate
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- President Barack Obama turned Tuesday to a dramatic symptom of climate change - a melting Alaska glacier - to highlight the dangers of global warming.... 9/1/2015 6:46 PM

Police in Illinois hunt for 3 suspects after officer killed
FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) -- Police with helicopters, dogs and armed with rifles were conducting a massive manhunt in northern Illinois Tuesday after an officer was shot and killed while pursuing a group of suspicious men.... 9/1/2015 6:00 PM

Federal judge orders Kentucky clerk and her staff to court
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) -- A county clerk who invoked "God's authority" as she defied the U.S. Supreme Court yet again on gay marriage Tuesday refused to resign and now must face a federal judge who could impose fines or send her to jail.... 9/1/2015 7:20 PM

Investigators: Georgia officer likely shot by other officers
ATLANTA (AP) -- Police officers who arrived at the wrong Atlanta home after a report of suspicious activity shot the man who lives there, killed his dog and "likely" shot a fellow officer, leaving him seriously wounded, authorities said Tuesday.... 9/1/2015 6:02 PM

Facing death, Miller calls Jewish site killings 'righteous'
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) -- The man facing a possible death sentence for killing three people at suburban Kansas City Jewish sites told jurors Tuesday that his actions were "righteous" and "honorable" as the penalty phase of his trial began.... 9/1/2015 6:38 PM

Man facing execution for girl's 1989 kidnapping, rape, death
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The U.S. Supreme Court was considering final appeals from a man scheduled to be executed Tuesday in Missouri for the kidnapping, rape and stabbing death of a 15-year-old girl more than two decades ago.... 9/1/2015 6:38 PM

Los Angeles vote clears way for mayor to seek Olympic deal
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Los Angeles City Council cleared the way Tuesday for Mayor Eric Garcetti to strike agreements for a 2024 Olympics bid, putting the city on the verge of becoming the U.S. contender after Boston's awkward collapse.... 9/1/2015 7:08 PM

Black Lives Matter movement experiencing growing pains
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hundreds of Black Lives Matter activists, black and white, marched outside the Minnesota State Fair this weekend, hoping to bring attention to the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of police.... 9/1/2015 4:34 PM

Men accused of threatening Pokemon championships denied bail
BOSTON (AP) -- Two Iowa men accused of making online threats of violence against a Pokemon competition in Boston were ordered held without bail Tuesday after a judge rejected arguments by their lawyers that their comments amounted to idle online bravado.... 9/1/2015 6:41 PM

State's wildlife policy debated after encounter with bear
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- A debate over Connecticut's wildlife policy reignited after state officials said last week they will trap and kill a bear cub that approached a hiker in a wildlife area, startling but not harming her.... 9/1/2015 5:54 PM



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