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Los Angeles back from dead as US candidate for 2024 Olympics
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Los Angeles is the official U.S. nominee for the 2024 Olympic games - a dramatic turnaround for a city that just two months ago was considered out of the running.... 9/2/2015 7:05 AM

AP Exclusive: Records show university's response to Holmes
DENVER (AP) -- More than a month before James Holmes' rampage on a Colorado movie theater, the head of his neuroscience graduate program called a campus police officer with alarming information: Holmes had told his psychiatrist that he wanted to kill people to make up for his failure in science.... 9/2/2015 5:50 AM

To protect killer whales, patrols keep boaters in check
SAN JUAN ISLANDS, Wash. (AP) -- Against the backdrop of rocky bluffs, a pod of orcas repeatedly jumped out of the emerald waters of the Puget Sound one recent sunny afternoon before splashing their massive black-and-white bodies back into the water.... 9/2/2015 5:22 AM

Archbishop assails Trump over birthright citizenship repeal
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The leader of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia on Tuesday attacked GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump's call for ending automatic citizenship for children born to immigrants living illegally in the U.S., saying the idea "plays on our worst fears and resentments."... 9/2/2015 3:23 AM

Supremacist rambles about motive for Jewish site murders
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) -- Jurors who convicted a white supremacist of killing three people at suburban Kansas City Jewish sites heard more of his anti-Semitic ramblings Tuesday as they prepared to weigh whether to sentence him to life in prison or death.... 9/1/2015 10:59 PM

Comcast teeing up new services targeted at millennials
NEW YORK (AP) -- Comcast, which became a TV powerhouse by signing up Generation Xers, baby boomers and their parents, now is fighting for millennial eyeballs.... 9/1/2015 9:02 PM

Obama visit puts spotlight on rough plight in rural Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- It's a good bet that President Barack Obama will never use a honey bucket.... 9/2/2015 7:19 AM

WWII vet transmitted news of Japanese surrender 70 years ago
MECHANICVILLE, N.Y. (AP) -- Stephen Dennis enlisted in the Navy soon after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941. Less than a year later, the raw 19-year-old recruit was thrust into fighting off the Solomon Islands and survived one of the fiercest naval battles in the South Pacific.... 9/2/2015 6:25 AM

Shell president: 'Oil will be required for a long time'
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- The president of Shell Oil Co. said Tuesday exploratory drilling off Alaska's northwest coast is going well despite stormy weather last week that caused the company to halt operations for a few days.... 9/2/2015 4:31 AM

Officials search for 3 suspects in Illinois officer's death
FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) -- As a small northern Illinois community mourned a popular veteran police officer who was fatally shot while on duty, authorities scoured the area overnight in search of three men wanted in his slaying.... 9/2/2015 6:47 AM



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