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Council hears from public about fatal shooting by policeSeattle residents and family members of Charleena Lyles demanded change from Seattle police and other city officials during a public hearing about her fatal shooting by police earlier this month
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
Ohio woman set on fire by ex-boyfriend in 2015 diesAn Ohio woman set on fire by her ex-boyfriend and whose injuries prompted legislation that would allow longer sentences for crimes that permanently maim or disfigure victims has died
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
FILE - This May 8, 2017, file photo shows an aerial view of Arch Canyon within Bears Ears National Monument in Utah. Native American tribes and environmental groups preparing a legal battle to stop President Donald Trump from dismantling Utah's new national monument will face a tougher challenge than anticipated. (Francisco Kjolseth/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP, File)
Utah lawsuits to test president's power to shrink monumentsNative American tribes and environmental groups preparing a legal battle to stop President Donald Trump from dismantling Utah's new national monument will face a tougher challenge than anticipated
The Associated Press33 minutes ago
FILE - In a Monday, June 5, 2017 file photo, Rachelle Bond testifies in Suffolk Superior Court in Boston. The former boyfriend of Bond, Michael McCarthy, is charged with killing her 2-year-old daughter, Bella Bond, who for a while was known as Baby Doe. Bond is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday, June 27, 2017. Her former boyfriend Michael McCarthy was convicted Monday of murder in the 2015 killing of Bella Bond. (Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe via AP, Pool, File)
Man to be sentenced in death of girl known as 'Baby Doe'A Massachusetts man is set to be sentenced in the death of a 2-year-old girl who became known as Baby Doe after her remains washed up on the shore of a Boston Harbor island
The Associated Press41 minutes ago
Firefighters Allen Scott, left, and Jonny Traber of the Burbank Fire Department enjoy a lighter moment after a day of work at the scene of a wildfire in Santa Margarita, Calif., Tuesday, June 27, 2017. (Joe Johnston/The Tribune (of San Luis Obispo) via AP)
Utah officials blame lack of logging for major wildfireInsisting that logging could have cleaned up dead, bug-infested trees that are fueling a Utah wildfire, a Republican state lawmaker blamed federal mismanagement and lawsuits by "tree hugger" environmentalists for a blaze that has burned 13 homes
The Associated Press57 minutes ago
FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2011, file photo, former state Comptroller John Sharp, right, speaks to members of the media as Texas A&M University Board of Regents Chairman, Richard Box, center, and Regent Jim Schwertner, left, looks on after Sharp was named the sole finalist for chancellor of the Texas A&M University System in Austin, Texas. Sharp is the third highest paid public university president in the nation with an income of $1.3 million. (Rodolfo Gonzalez/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File)
Study finds pay for public college presidents up 5.3 percentA study has found U.S. public college and university presidents saw their pay increase by an average of 5.3 percent last year
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Passengers leave the No. 1 train at the South Ferry Station, Tuesday June 27, 2017, in New York. The station reopened Tuesday, nearly five years after it was flooded by Superstorm Sandy in October 2012.  (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
MTA: Train derailment caused by 'improperly secured' railNew York City transit officials say a preliminary investigation indicates a subway train derailment was caused by "an improperly secured piece of replacement rail" that was stored on the tracks
The Associated Press1 hour ago
This Saturday, June 24, 2017, photo, shows a cabin burnt to the ground by a wildfire fire on the west side of Panguitch Lake, near Panguitch, Utah. Nearly 1,000 firefighters battled a Utah wildfire that grew Sunday morning that has prompted the evacuation of over a 1,000 people from hundreds of homes and cabins. (Jordan Allred/The Spectrum via AP)
The Latest: Evacuations lifted for fire on California coastEvacuation orders have been lifted and residents are returning after a wildfire on California's Central Coast
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2016 file photo, Robert "LaVoy" Finicum, center, a rancher from Arizona, talks to reporters at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge near Burns, Ore. An FBI agent has been indicted on accusations that he lied about firing at Finicum in 2016 when officers arrested leaders of an armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in rural Oregon. Sources familiar with the case say the agent will face allegations of making a false statement with intent to obstruct justice, The Oregonian/OregonLive reported Tuesday, June 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
FBI agent indicted in Oregon refuge standoff shootingAn FBI agent has been indicted on accusations that he lied about firing at an Arizona rancher in 2016 when officers arrested leaders of an armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in rural Oregon
The Associated Press1 hour ago
California sheriff deputy shot in face; condition unknownA transit deputy was shot in the face Tuesday at a light rail station in Sacramento after getting into a fight with a suspect
The Associated Press14 minutes ago
FILE - This June 27, 2011 file photo shows Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky in San Francisco. Activists seeking to recall Persky, who sentenced a former Stanford University swimmer to six months in jail for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman say they believe voters will still support the effort even though it wouldn't appear on the ballot until two years after the case drew national attention. The activists took the first formal step on Monday, June 26, 2017, to call for the removal of Persky. (Jason Doiy/The Recorder via AP, File)
Activists take step to recall judge in sex assault caseActivists seeking to recall a judge who sentenced a former Stanford University swimmer to six months in jail for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman say they believe voters will still support the effort
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Iran accuses US of 'brazen' plan to change its governmentIran is accusing US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of "a brazen interventionist plan" to change the current government that violates international law and the UN Charter
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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