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The Latest on the Houston deputy: Deputy 'down to earth'

August 31, 2015

HOUSTON (AP) — Here are the latest developments regarding the fatal shooting of a suburban Houston sheriff's deputy (all times local):

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No settlement: Goodell, Brady await 'Deflategate' ruling

August 31, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady attended last-minute settlement talks between the NFL and its players union Monday before a judge... more »»

Papal welcome at US seminary expected to be rowdy, reverent

August 31, 2015

The last time a pope visited the St. Charles Borromeo Seminary just outside Philadelphia, he got a rousing, even rowdy, rock star welcome. "Viva! Viva Papa!" the seminarians shouted. more »»

Suspect in ambush of Houston-area deputy held without bond

August 31, 2015

HOUSTON (AP) — A suburban Houston police officer who was ambushed at a gas station was shot 15 times, Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson said in court Monday.

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Alaska-bound, Obama renames America's tallest peak

August 31, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ahead of a historic trip to the Arctic, President Barack Obama erased a former Republican president's name from North America's tallest peak in a move applauded in Alaska and... more »»

Alaska-bound, Obama makes waves by renaming Mount McKinley

August 31, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shrinking glaciers, Arctic temperatures and a mix of messy energy politics await President Barack Obama on his historic trip to Alaska. more »»

Alaska-bound, Obama faces backlash on Mt. McKinley renaming

August 31, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shrinking glaciers, Arctic temperatures and a mix of messy energy politics await President Barack Obama as he begins his historic trip to Alaska. more »»

Suspect in ambush of Houston-area deputy due in court

August 31, 2015

HOUSTON (AP) — The man charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a uniformed suburban Houston sheriff's deputy had a lengthy criminal record going back a decade, but never spent more... more »»

From creativity to corruption, Mandel was a political force

August 31, 2015

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A colorful and complex figure in Maryland politics, Marvin Mandel was seen by some as an innovator who reorganized state government to be more efficient. more »»

Horror movie director Wes Craven dies at 76

August 31, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's hard enough to redefine a genre once in a career, but horror virtuoso Wes Craven managed to do it twice. more »»

Initial Common Core goals unfulfilled as results trickle in

August 31, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Results for some of the states that participated in Common Core-aligned testing for the first time this spring are out, with overall scores higher than expected. more »»

Trump's idea for mass deportation similar to 1930s removals

August 31, 2015

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's call for mass deportation of millions of immigrants living in the U.. more »»

Goodell, Brady due in court for 'Deflategate' case

August 31, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady are expected back in a New York courtroom after failing to settle the "Deflategate" case.

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Rare photos of 19th-century blacks speak to modern Americans

August 31, 2015

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Some faces are pensive; others are proud. Some are known; others are obscure. All are black. more »»

'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82

August 31, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaining his sight. The surgeon who developed a sudden passion for music after being struck by lightning. more »»

Trash to treatise: NYC professor sees meaning in garbage

August 31, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — New York's sanitation department has its very own anthropologist-in-residence, a garbage guru who studies the refuse along the curbs of the nation's biggest city as a mirror into... more »»

 
 
 

 

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