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The Latest: Light rain falls in area of California wildfire
LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) -- The latest on wildfires burning in California (all times local):... 8/4/2015 9:53 PM

Officials probing New Hampshire tent collapse that killed 2
LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) -- It's unclear why after a widespread warning of impending severe weather a circus put on its planned show in a tent that ended up collapsing in a storm, killing a spectator and his 8-year-old daughter, the state fire marshal said Tuesday.... 8/4/2015 10:46 PM

Sheriff: 2 men fire at soldiers in Mississippi; none hurt
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) -- Authorities are searching for two men who fired gunshots from a vehicle at soldiers at a military facility in Mississippi, although no one was reported wounded, a sheriff said Tuesday.... 8/4/2015 8:53 PM

Friends: Slain officer was strong, but avoided confrontation
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Slain police officer Sean Bolton's physical strength and powerful, melon-sized hands served him well in tight situations, like when he subdued two suspects at one time. Still, friends say he avoided confrontation whenever possible, and dedicated his life to protecting others.... 8/4/2015 10:17 PM

Sandra Bland's family sues state trooper, wants answers
HOUSTON (AP) -- The family of a black woman found dead in a Texas jail three days after a confrontation with a white state trooper filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Tuesday against the officer and other officials, saying it was a last resort after being unable to get enough information about the case.... 8/4/2015 9:25 PM

Victim's grieving dad tells Holmes jury of devastating loss
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- Jurors struggled to hold back tears Tuesday as a grieving father described how he returns now and then to the Colorado theater where his son was murdered.... 8/4/2015 10:23 PM

The Latest: Theater shooting victim's wife remembers husband
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- The latest in the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local):... 8/4/2015 10:31 PM

Toxic algae blooming in warm water from California to Alaska
SEATTLE (AP) -- A vast bloom of toxic algae off the West Coast is denser, more widespread and deeper than scientists feared even weeks ago, according to surveyors aboard a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration research vessel.... 8/4/2015 10:24 PM

Mormons publish photos of 'seer stone' used by founder
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The Mormon church's push toward transparency about its roots and beliefs took another step forward Tuesday with the first published pictures of a small sacred stone it believes founder Joseph Smith used to help translate a story that became the basis of the religion.... 8/4/2015 10:40 PM

Milwaukee archdiocese settles abuse cases for $21 million
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee said Tuesday that it will pay $21 million to more than 300 victims of clergy abuse in a settlement that would end a four-year bankruptcy proceeding.... 8/4/2015 10:32 PM



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