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6/16/2015 10:04 AM
Ex-NAACP leader: 'I identify as black'
NEW YORK —The NAACP chapter president who resigned after her parents said she is white said today that she started identifying as black around age 5, when she drew self-portraits with a brown crayon, and she “takes exception” to the contention she tried to deceive people.

6/16/2015 12:16 PM
Trump running for president
NEW YORK  — Real estate mogul and TV personality Donald Trump said today he is a candidate for the Republican nomination in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

6/16/2015 10:32 AM
FDA: Phase out artificial trans fats
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is cracking down on artificial trans fats, calling them a threat to public health.

6/16/2015 6:51 AM
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

6/16/2015 12:00 AM
Alaska wildfire quickly grows
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A wildfire north of Anchorage shut down a key highway and forced the evacuation of 1,700 homes after it mushroomed in size.

6/15/2015 8:59 PM
Russia to U.S.: Don't deploy weapons
MOSCOW - Moscow issued muted warnings on Monday in response to the Pentagon’s possible stationing of battle tanks and other heavy weapons to speed the deployment of U.S. troops if needed in NATO states bordering Russia.

6/15/2015 7:50 PM
Shell allowed to disturb marine life
Royal Dutch Shell Plc received U.S. approval to disturb marine mammals as part of its plan to resume oil exploration off Alaska’s Arctic coast.

6/15/2015 6:38 PM
American Kennel Club adds 3 breeds
NEW YORK — An Italian truffle-sniffer, a French sheep herder nurtured back from near-extinction and a small Californian shepherd are joining the American Kennel Club’s roster of recognized dog breeds.

6/15/2015 5:19 PM
Hernandez juror may have lied
FALL RIVER, Mass. — A lawyer for Aaron Hernandez has told a judge he’s concerned one of the jurors who convicted the former New England Patriots star tight end of murder may have been “untruthful” during jury selection.

6/15/2015 4:12 PM
Jeb Bush enters 2016 race
MIAMI — Jeb Bush launched a Republican presidential bid months in the making today with a vow to get Washington “out of the business of causing problems” and to stay true to his beliefs — easier said than done in a bristling primary contest where his conservative credentials will be sharply challenged.

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