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Updated 23 minutes ago
NYPD officer shot Saturday dies
NEW YORK — A 25-year-old police officer shot in the head over the weekend while attempting to stop a man suspected of carrying a handgun died today from his injuries, the third New York City officer slain on duty in five months.

Updated 54 minutes ago
Stocks push market back to record levels
NEW YORK —  Stocks are closing slightly higher, putting the U.S. market close to record high.

Published 58 minutes ago
Mount McKinley opens for season
FAIRBANKS, Alaska — Hundreds of climbers are expected to attempt to summit North America’s tallest peak this season, which has begun.

Published 1 hour ago
Baltimore police arrest man on gun charge
BALTIMORE — Officers arrested a man who appeared to be armed with a handgun in the same neighborhood where riots have broken out over the death of a man injured in police custody, but no one was hurt during the confrontation, authorities said today.

Updated 1 hour ago
GOP candidate field grows
WASHINGTON — Former technology executive Carly Fiorina and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson jumped into the race for the Republican presidential nomination today, both longshots who nevertheless have the potential to attract a more diverse group of supporters to the party.

Updated 3 hours ago
Teens still critical after resort poisoning
PHILADELPHIA — Two Delaware teenagers are still in critical condition more than six weeks after a banned pesticide was sprayed at the Caribbean resort where they were staying, their family said today.

Published 3 hours ago
Canadian killed after Kentucky Derby
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Police say a Canadian tourist in town for the Kentucky Derby was shot to death near his hotel during a robbery.

Updated 5 hours ago
FBI probes Texas shooting
GARLAND, Texas — Federal agents searched an apartment in Phoenix in an investigation into a shooting outside a suburban Dallas venue hosting a provocative contest for Prophet Muhammad cartoons, the FBI confirmed today.

Published 5 hours ago
U.S. gives $45M to help Kenya
NAIROBI, Kenya — The United States said today it will give $45 million to help Kenya deal with an increasingly complex refugee crisis in a region long defined by Somalia’s endemic violence, but where war in nearby Yemen is now creating conditions so dire that some people are even fleeing to Somalia.

Updated 6 hours ago
Ga. sheriff accused of shooting woman
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — An Atlanta-area sheriff who was acquitted three years ago in a major public corruption case is now accused of shooting a woman in a subdivision near the suburb of Lawrenceville.

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