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Ursula K. Le Guin, best-selling science fiction author, diesUrsula K. Le Guin, the award-winning and best-selling science fiction writer who explored feminist themes and was best known for her Earthsea books, has died at 88.
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Kentuckty State Police Lt. Michael Webb speaks during a media briefing at the Marshall County Board of Education following a shooting at Marshall County High School in Benton, Ky., Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018.  A couple of students were killed and others injured Tuesday morning at Marshall County High School when a 15-year-old classmate opened fire.   (Ryan Hermens/The Paducah Sun via AP)
2 dead, 17 injured in Kentucky school shooting; suspect held15-year-old student with handgun kills two, hits a dozen more with gunfire inside his rural Kentucky high school
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Court tosses out $210M deal over Hyundai, Kia gas mileageA federal appeals court has tossed out a roughly $210 million deal to compensate owners and leaseholders of dozens of Hyundai and Kia vehicles with overstated gas mileage figures
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This aerial photo taken Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, in Mobile County, Ala., shows the remains of a ship that could be the Clotilda, the last slave ship documented to have delivered captive Africans to the United States. The Clotilda was burned after docking in Mobile, Ala., in 1860, long after the importation of humans was banned, and experts say the remains found by a reporter from Al.com could be what is left of the long-lost wreck. (Ben Raines/Al.com via AP)
Report: Gulf Coast wreck could be last US slave shipThe remains of a wooden vessel found near Mobile, Alabama, may be the last slave-carrying ship to land in the United States
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In this photo provided from a frame grab from Tulsa's KOTV/NewsOn6.com, fires burn at an eastern Oklahoma drilling rig near Quinton, Okla., Monday Jan. 22, 2018. Five people are missing after a fiery explosion ripped through a drilling rig, sending plumes of black smoke into the air and leaving a derrick crumpled on the ground, emergency officials said. (Christina Goodvoice, KOTV/NewsOn6.com via AP)
The Latest: Report: Uncontrolled gas release led to rig fireAn initial report into a deadly natural gas rig explosion in Oklahoma indicates there was an uncontrolled release of gas that caught fire and that a worker tried unsuccessfully to shut down the well before the explosion
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Virginia Senate passes bill to allow guns in churchesThe Virginia Senate has passed legislation aimed at allowing guns in church in response to a deadly church shooting in Texas
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Family members escort their children out of Marshal North Middle School near Palma, Ky., Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, after the students where transported from Marshal High School. The students of the high school were transported to the middle school to be picked up by family members after a shooting. (AP Photo/Stephen Lance Dennee)
The Latest: County attorney to seek adult trial for teenThe county attorney says he will ask for the teen suspected of a fatal shooting at his Kentucky high school to be tried as an adult
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Woman who stole 'OK To Be White' notes agrees to campus banProsecutors have dropped charges against a woman who tried to steal the notes of a right-wing commentator at the University of Connecticut after she agreed to a one-year ban from campus and donated $500 to a UConn human rights center
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Slaying suspect dead, officer wounded in Georgia shootoutPolice say a shootout in Georgia has left a slaying suspect dead and an officer hospitalized with several gunshot wounds
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Law enforcement personnel from the Ellis County Sheriff's Office park outside a high school in Italy, Texas, following an active shooter incident at the school Monday morning, Jan. 22, 2018. Sheriff's officials said a boy who is a student at the school was taken into custody. (Jennifer Lindgren/KTVT Dallas Fort Worth via AP)
The Latest: Official notes 'concerns' after school shootingThe head of a Texas school district where a 15-year-old girl was shot and a 16-year-old boy has been arrested says in a statement to parents and the community that he understands they have "many questions and concerns."
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Parents slam Minnesota district on Facebook amid snowstormMore than a foot of snow in the Twin Cities has Minnesotans digging out from one of the largest snowstorms in recent years
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Suit alleges Motel 6 discriminated against Latino customersA new lawsuit alleges Motel 6 discriminated against some of its Latino customers in Phoenix by giving their personal information to U.S. immigration agents who later arrested at least seven guests
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