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Obama paints doomsday scene of global warming in Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- President Barack Obama is painting a doomsday scenario for the Arctic and beyond if climate change isn't dealt with fast: entire nations submerged underwater, cities abandoned and refugees fleeing in droves as conflict breaks out across the globe.... 9/1/2015 4:27 PM

Federal judge orders Kentucky clerk and her staff to court
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) -- A county clerk in Kentucky who invoked "God's authority" Tuesday for defying the U.S. Supreme Court on gay marriage has been summoned by a federal judge to explain why she should not be fined or jailed for contempt.... 9/1/2015 4:31 PM

Investigators: Georgia officer likely shot by other officers
ATLANTA (AP) -- Police officers who arrived at the wrong metro Atlanta home for 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 3:16 PM

Jury to weigh death sentence for man in Jewish site killings
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) -- Jurors who convicted a white supremacist of killing three people at Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City were set to hear more evidence Tuesday before deciding whether to recommend a death sentence.... 9/1/2015 4:24 PM

California to end unlimited isolation for most gang leaders
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California on Tuesday agreed to end its unlimited isolation of imprisoned gang leaders, restricting a practice that once kept hundreds of inmates in notorious segregation units for a decade or longer.... 9/1/2015 3:45 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

Man sentenced to life with no parole walks free in Missouri
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A man sentenced to life in prison without parole on a marijuana-related charge was freed Tuesday from a Missouri prison after being behind bars for two decades - a period in which the nation's attitudes toward pot have steadily softened.... 9/1/2015 3:57 PM

State's wildlife policy debated after encounter with bear
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Connecticut officials and animal rights advocates have rekindled a debate over the state's wildlife policy after officials said they would trap and kill a bear cub that approached a hiker in a wildlife area.... 9/1/2015 4:35 PM

Michigan House panel mulls 2 lawmakers' fitness for office
LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- A Michigan legislative committee on Tuesday held a disciplinary hearing for two conservative lawmakers accused of misusing public resources to hide an affair, including by sending a false, sexually explicit email claiming one of them had sex with a male prostitute.... 9/1/2015 3:48 PM

Suspect in officer attack had history of mental illness
HOUSTON (AP) -- A man charged with murder in the ambush of a suburban Houston sheriff's deputy had a history of mental illness and was once declared mentally incompetent, according to authorities and his former attorney.... 9/1/2015 11:28 AM



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