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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 5:20 PM

APNewsBreak: Girl said Uzi was too much for her
PHOENIX (AP) -- A 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an instructor with an Uzi at an Arizona shooting range said immediately after the shooting that she felt the gun was too much for her and had hurt her shoulder, according to police reports released Tuesday.... 9/2/2014 5:51 PM

Buyer's remorse on Common Core for policymakers?
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Millions of students will sit down at computers this year to take new tests rooted in the Common Core standards for math and reading, but policymakers in many states are having buyer's remorse.... 9/2/2014 5:49 AM

US: No wrongdoing in handling child immigrants
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A federal investigation that included surprise inspections was unable to substantiate 16 accusations by advocacy groups that the government packed into frigid cells children caught crossing the border alone, made them sleep on hard floors and provided inadequate food or medical care. Other claims about treatment of the children are still under review, according to the Homeland Security Department.... 9/2/2014 5:11 PM

Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial to begin
DETROIT (AP) -- Opening arguments in Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial are expected to begin Tuesday afternoon in federal court, where lawyers for the city will attempt to convince a judge that its plans to wipe out billions of dollars in debt should be approved.... 9/2/2014 5:04 PM

Mom of autistic girl pleads guilty to child abuse
BEULAH, Mich. (AP) -- A northern Michigan woman accused of trying to kill her autistic daughter has pleaded guilty to first-degree child abuse.... 9/2/2014 4:42 PM

Justice Department: Texas voter ID discriminatory
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) -- A Justice Department lawyer has told a federal judge that a tough new Texas voter ID law was motivated by racial discrimination and should be struck down.... 9/2/2014 5:47 PM

A guide to the trial over Texas' Voter ID law
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- A major election year in Texas largely has overshadowed the trial to determine the fate of the state's tough new voter identification law, but U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos in Corpus Christi is presiding over a case to determine whether the measure safeguards ballot integrity or discriminates against minorities by imposing a mandate that suppresses turnout.... 9/2/2014 5:58 PM

School starts in Chicago with more safety guards
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago children returned to school Tuesday walking past even more guards than last year, when concerns about safety prompted the city to line the streets with 1,200 adults every day.... 9/2/2014 5:17 PM

Former Va. governor's corruption case goes to jury
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- The jury began deliberations Tuesday in the corruption case that could send former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife to federal prison if jurors conclude that the couple sold the influence of his office to a wealthy vitamin executive seeking legitimacy for his company's signature product.... 9/2/2014 5:56 PM