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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 2:02 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 4:15 AM

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

Lawyers arguing to move marathon bombing trial
BOSTON (AP) -- Federal prosecutors and lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev were arguing Thursday on motions that include defense requests to move the trial outside of Massachusetts and delay the trial's start by at least 10 months.... 9/18/2014 2:13 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

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

Horse power gains favor among small-scale farmers
MARATHON, N.Y. (AP) -- While most modern farmers work their fields accompanied by the rumble of a trusty tractor, sheep farmer Donn Hewes labors to the faint jingling of harnesses in rhythm with the hoofbeats of horses and mules.... 9/18/2014 6:31 AM

Dog missing from Pennsylvania found in Oregon
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A Jack Russell terrier that went missing from its Pennsylvania home has turned up at an animal shelter nearly 3,000 miles away.... 9/18/2014 11:16 AM