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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 5:05 PM

US: No wrongdoing in handling child immigrants
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Homeland Security Department's internal watchdog says it could not substantiate 16 complaints by advocacy groups who accused the government of abusing unaccompanied child immigrants apprehended along the Mexican border.... 9/2/2014 4:45 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

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

Infamous speed trap town investigated over tickets
WALDO, Fla. (AP) -- The north Florida town of Waldo has long had a reputation as a speed trap, and it's no wonder. A small segment of highway that runs through Waldo requires drivers to speed up and slow down six times: 65 mph becomes 55 mph; 55 becomes 45; then goes back to 55; then back down to 45; to 55 again and eventually, 35 mph.... 9/2/2014 12:36 PM

APNewsBreak: Girl said Uzi was too much for her
PHOENIX (AP) -- A 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed a shooting range instructor with an Uzi in northern Arizona had 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 4:34 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

Study links polar vortex chills to melting sea ice
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Remember the polar vortex, the huge mass of Arctic air that can plunge much of the U.S. into the deep freeze? You might have to get used to it.... 9/2/2014 4:55 PM

Revel casino follows Showboat, closes its doors
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Atlantic City's newest casino - and its biggest, costliest flop - went out with barely a whimper.... 9/2/2014 4:20 PM

9-foot Joe Frazier statue rising in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Busloads of tourists line up every day in Philadelphia to take photos with a statue of Rocky Balboa, the fictional heavyweight fighter made famous by Sylvester Stallone.... 9/2/2014 3:58 PM