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Murphy orders probe into handling of sex assault allegationNew Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says he's ordered an investigation into his administration's handling of a state employee's claims she was sexually assaulted by a man who went on to work in his administration.
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Kentucky judge blocks certification of 'Marsy's Law' voteKentucky judge rules 'Marsy's Law' ballot referendum question on crime victims' rights isn't accurately worded, orders officials not to certify results
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The Latest: Grizzly attack survivor to have 2nd surgeryA hunter who survived grizzly bear attack in Montana is having a second surgery for his injuries
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FILE - This March 1, 1959, file photo shows a Sears building in downtown Houston. Sears has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses. The company once dominated the American landscape, but whether a smaller Sears can be viable remains in question. (Houston Chronicle via AP, File)
Sears files for Chapter 11 amid plunging sales, massive debtSears has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses
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FILE - In this March 7, 2017 file photo, rowers paddle down the Charles River past the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. A lawsuit alleging racial discrimination against Asian American applicants in Harvard's admissions process is heading to trial in Boston's federal court on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Harvard denies any discrimination, saying it considers race as one of many factors when considering applicants. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
Harvard: Race can only help, never harm, applicants' chancesA group suing Harvard University says the school uses a loosely defined "personal rating" to discriminate against Asian-Americans who apply to the school
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FILE - This combination of photos shows West Virginia state Supreme Court justices, from left, Robin Davis on Oct. 3, 2012, Allen Loughry on Oct. 3, 2012, Beth Walker on March 16, 2016, and Margaret Workman on Dec. 29, 2008. The four justices were impeached by the House of Delegates in August 2017. The cases targeted spending, including renovations to the justices' offices, and also raised questions about corruption, incompetence and neglect of duty. Walker's trial is set to start Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, in the state Senate. (Courtesy of the Charleston Gazette-Mail and The Daily Mail via AP, File)
W.Va. Senate postpones acting on impeachment trial rulingThe West Virginia Senate has postponed acting on a court's ruling to block the impeachment trial of a state Supreme Court justice.
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Maya Little uses a microphone to address several dozen supporters before her trial Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Hillsborough, N.C., on a charge that she poured red ink on a Confederate statue at the University of North Carolina that was later torn down by protesters. Little has been charged with a count of misdemeanor defacing of a public monument for her action last April at the statue known as "Silent Sam," which was torn down by protesters in August. (AP Photo/Jonathan Drew)
UNC chancellor won't testify at Confederate vandalism trialA judge has ruled the University of North Carolina's chancellor doesn't have to testify at the trial of a woman accused of pouring red ink on a Confederate statue that was later torn down by protesters
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Cars sit in traffic outside buildings that lost their facades during Hurricane Michael on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, in Marianna, Fla. (AP Photo/Brendan Farrington)
No cellphones, no gas: No end to misery in hurricane zoneResidents of hurricane-ravaged communities in Florida's Panhandle are turning turned to volunteers and each other for help on the fifth day without cell service, electricity and, in many cases, shelter
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VA asked to change Lincoln quote to include womenVeterans groups ask VA to change motto derived from Lincoln quote, saying it excludes women
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The security runs around the clock at all but one of those VA-operated cemeteries.
Government spends millions to guard Confederate cemeteriesFederal government spends nearly $3M to hire security guards to stand watch over Confederate cemeteries
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Texas report: Oklahoma school bus was traveling too fastA Texas Department of Transportation report says an Oklahoma school bus hydroplaned on a wet road before crashing in Central Texas
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Detroit Police vehicles are parked outside of the Cantrell Funeral Home in Detroit on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. Police said an anonymously written letter led inspectors to find the decomposed remains of 11 infants hidden in a ceiling compartment of the shuttered funeral home. (Junfu Han/Detroit Free Press via AP)
More agencies join probe into infant remains at funeral homeState and city police and other officials are investigating how the remains of 11 infants ended up in the ceiling of a former funeral home in Detroit
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