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Published 25 minutes ago
Teen pulled gun on college student
PHILADELPHIA — A teenager pulled a gun on a student outside a community college building Tuesday, prompting a campus lockdown and police search and leading to the teen’s arrest, police said.

Published 33 minutes ago
Hillary Clinton sends her book to GOP candidates
Hillary Clinton sent copies of her most recent book to all the Republican presidential candidates to give them a sense of her work as secretary of state after hearing rounds of attacks from them dismissing her accomplishments.

Updated 56 minutes ago
US to release 6,000 prisoners
WASHINGTON — The federal Bureau of Prisons plans to release 6,000 prisoners at the end of October, implementing a decision last year to slash the number of incarcerated drug offenders by nearly half.

Updated 1 hour ago
Walker hired consultants ahead of Obama visit
JUNEAU, Alaska — Gov. Bill Walker’s administration spent $50,000 on consultants to help prepare for a visit by President Barack Obama and nearly another $2,000 on a professional photographer to capture what was described a once-in-a-lifetime encounter.

Updated 1 hour ago
Texas executes man for killing Mexican immigrant
Texas on Tuesday executed a 35-year-old man convicted of fatally shooting a recently arrived Mexican immigrant in the head and robbing him of $8.

Published 1 hour ago
Search for answers begins in sinking of cargo ship
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — On board the 790-foot El Faro when it set out on its doomed voyage into the path of Hurricane Joaquin were five Polish workers whose job was to prepare the engine room for a retrofitting.

Published 2 hours ago
Model sues Bill Cosby over alleged sexual assault
LOS ANGELES — A model who has accused Bill Cosby of drugging her at the Playboy Mansion in 2008 sued the comedian on Tuesday for sexual assault.

Published 2 hours ago
Harvard debate team loses to NY inmates
BOSTON — A group of New York inmates has toppled Harvard’s prestigious debate team.

Published 3 hours ago
Kasich mocks deportation plan backed by Trump
WASHINGTON — Taking aim at Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump, Gov. John Kasich said it is “just not acceptable in America” to have the government deport millions of undocumented immigrants who have lived for years in the United States.

Updated 3 hours ago
Mich. Senate approves higher fines
LANSING, Mich. — Michigan lawmakers want to make it costlier for stores that sell cigarettes to minors and the minors who illegally buy them.

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