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This image provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows coal trains that derailed in the Great Dismal Swamp national Wildlife Refuge in Chesapeake, Va., Wednesday June, 26, 2019. (Chris Lowie/US Fish and Wildlife Service)
Coal train derails into Great Dismal Swamp wildlife refugeA coal train has derailed into the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in Virginia
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
In this Tuesday, June 25, 2019 photo, law enforcement officers from numerous jurisdictions in central Illinois salute at the emergency entrance at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Ill., as the body of Fulton County Sheriff's Deputy Troy Chisum arrives. Authorities say the sheriff's deputy died after being shot while responding to a call in Avon, Ill., where a suspect was barricaded in a home. (David Zalaznik/Journal Star via AP)
Suspect in Illinois deputy's death arrested after barricadeIllinois State Police have identified a suspect being held in the fatal shooting of a sheriff's deputy who was responding to a home in which a man was barricaded
The Associated Press33 minutes ago
Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony, center, announces that two additional deputies have been fired as a result of the agency's internal affairs investigation into the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, at the Broward Sheriff's Office headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Wednesday, June 26, 2019. Tony said deputies Edward Eason and Josh Stambaugh were fired Tuesday for their inaction following the Feb. 14, 2018 shooting.  (Joe Cavaretta/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
2 more deputies fired for inaction after school shootingA Florida sheriff says two additional deputies have been fired for their inaction after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland that killed 17 people
The Associated Press34 minutes ago
This June 20, 2019, image from video, shows the entrance of a Border Patrol station in Clint, Texas. Attorneys for a 7-year-old girl in government custody have sent legal notice to the Justice Department demanding her release. An attorney says that for four days her parents have been told she’s “in transit,” moving from one government facility to the next. Last week, attorneys visiting children in a Clint, Texas, Border Patrol station encountered the inconsolable girl amid conditions they said were perilous. Kids were taking care of kids, and there wasn’t enough food, water or sanitation. (AP Photo/Cedar Attanasio)
Journalists allowed in to troubled migrant detention centerU.S. officials opens troubled Texas Border Patrol facility housing migrant children to journalists
The Associated Press38 minutes ago
In this Tuesday, June 25, 2019, photo, a helicopter makes an emergency landing in Centerton, Ark. Authorities say no one was hurt when a helicopter pilot was forced to make the emergency landing on a residential street in northwest Arkansas after experiencing a mechanical failure. (Tracy Neal/The Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette via AP)
Helicopter makes emergency landing on Arkansas city streetAuthorities say no one was hurt when a helicopter made an emergency landing on a residential street in northwest Arkansas
The Associated Press40 minutes ago
4 siblings get prison time in tax cheat conspiracyFour siblings have each received sentences of less than a year in prison after cooperating with prosecutors for most of the last decade in a tax fraud case
The Associated Press44 minutes ago
FILE - In a Feb. 22, 2018 file photo, Dana Loesch, spokesperson for the National Rifle Association, speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), at National Harbor, Md. The NRA on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 severed ties with its longtime public relations firm, suspended operations of its fiery online TV station and lost its top lobbyist. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
NRA splits with PR firm, lobbyist and TV amid infightingThe National Rifle Association has severed ties with its public relations firm, suspended its TV operations and lost its top lobbyist
The Associated Press45 minutes ago
FILE - In this March 14, 2019, file photo, a Border Patrol agent talks with a group suspected of having entered the U.S. illegally near McAllen, Texas. Hundreds of thousands of people have been arriving at the border in recent months, many of them families fleeing violence and poverty in Central America. Once they reach the border, they can take different paths to try to get into the U.S. . (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
AP Explains: What happens when migrants arrive at US borderThe harrowing photo of a drowned toddler and her father along the Rio Grande has illustrated the risks migrants are willing to take to reach the U.S. in the face of increasingly hardline Trump administration policies aimed at keeping them out
The Associated Press49 minutes ago
FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2017, file photo, signs, flowers and other items collect at a memorial for missing 3-year-old Sherin Mathews at a tree behind her home in Richardson, Texas. Sherin's father, Wesley Mathews, has testified that he was paralyzed by fear when his daughter went limp after choking on milk, and he decided to dump her body in a culvert near their home. Mathews testified Tuesday, June 25, 2019, in the punishment phase of his Dallas trial that he panicked when he couldn't resuscitate 3-year-old Sherin. Her body was found about two weeks later. (Ashley Landis/The Dallas Morning News via AP, File)
Texas man gets life sentence in 3-year-old daughter's deathA jury sentenced a North Texas father Wednesday to life in prison in the 2017 death of his 3-year-old daughter, whom he claims choked on milk before he panicked and placed her body in a culvert
The Associated Press56 minutes ago
Police suspect carbon monoxide poisoning in 2 hotel deathsPolice say carbon monoxide poisoning may be the cause of two deaths at a North Carolina hotel
The Associated Press58 minutes ago
Wayfair employees and supporters rally at Copley Square in Boston, Wednesday, June 26, 2019. Employees at online home furnishings retailer Wayfair walked out of work to protest the company's decision to sell $200,000 worth of furniture to a government contractor that runs a detention center for migrant children in Texas. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Wayfair workers protest furniture sale to detention centerEmployees at online home furnishings retailer Wayfair have planned a walkout to protest the company's decision to sell $200,000 worth of furniture to a government contractor that runs a detention center for migrant children in Texas
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2012 file photo, police patrol a coca field as hired farmers uproot coca shrubs as part of a manual eradication campaign of illegal crops in San Miguel on Colombia's southern border with Ecuador. The Trump administration is reporting on Wednesday, June 26. 2019, that coca cultivation and cocaine production in Colombia dropped slightly in 2018 for the first time in six years, but it remained at historically high levels. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara, File)
UN Security Council to visit Colombia in JulyThe U.N. Security Council will be heading to Colombia in July for a firsthand look at implementation of the 2016 peace agreement between the government and the country's main rebel group
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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