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Study: Global warming means smoggier autumns for Southeast US

Study: Global warming means smoggier autumns for Southeast US

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The drier, warmer autumn weather that's becoming more common due to climate change may extend summer smog well into the fall in ...

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Accidents spark questions about thrill-ride safety

Accidents spark questions about thrill-ride safety

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - In some parts of the U.S., the thrill rides that hurl kids upside down, whirl them around or send them shooting down ...

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Flood-weary Louisiana cleans house

Flood-weary Louisiana cleans house

ST. AMANT, La. — Flood-weary residents cleaned out houses Saturday as search parties went door to door looking for survivors or bodies trapped by flooding so ...

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Trump touring Louisiana flooding

Trump touring Louisiana flooding

BATON ROUGE, La. — Offering consolation, expressing regret, cutting ties with a controversial aide. Donald Trump's campaign turnaround plan on Friday featured the unorthodox candidate ...

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Brazilian police: Lochte, US swimmers were not robbed

Brazilian police: Lochte, US swimmers were not robbed

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazilian police said Thursday that swimmer Ryan Lochte and three U.S. teammates were not robbed after a night of partying, and ...

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Volunteers sought in Zika battle

Volunteers sought in Zika battle

WASHINGTON — Wanted: Volunteers willing to be infected with the Zika virus for science.

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Housing crisis looms in flood-stricken Louisiana

Housing crisis looms in flood-stricken Louisiana

DENHAM SPRINGS, La. — With an estimated 40,000 homes damaged by deadly flooding, Louisiana could be looking at its biggest housing crunch since the miserable ...

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In flooded Louisiana, a cleanup and a search for bodies

In flooded Louisiana, a cleanup and a search for bodies

BATON ROUGE, La. — Authorities went door to door and car to car to check for bodies Tuesday, and homeowners began the heartbreaking task of gathering ...

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Thousands hunker down after Louisiana floods

Thousands hunker down after Louisiana floods

BATON ROUGE, La. - Thousands of people in southern Louisiana hunkered down in shelters Monday, forced out of their homes by intense flooding that took many ...

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Updated: aug. 15, 2016 8:52 p.m.
US organ network considers new plan for liver transplants

US organ network considers new plan for liver transplants

WASHINGTON - The nation's transplant network is taking a long-awaited step to ease a serious disparity: Where you live affects whether you get a timely ...

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Obama's environmental legacy: Some 24 national monuments

Obama's environmental legacy: Some 24 national monuments

WASHINGTON - The race is on to win President Barack Obama's attention as he puts some final touches on his environmental legacy.

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Thousands rescued in La. floods; 3 dead

Thousands rescued in La. floods; 3 dead

BATON ROUGE, La. — As the floodwaters swallowed Lyn Gibson's two-story home, she hacked away on a hole near the roof, desperately trying to get ...

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Facebook feuds

Facebook feuds

CINCINNATI - Some friends don't let friends talk politics anymore on Facebook.

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Phoenix neighborhood on edge with serial killer prowling

Phoenix neighborhood on edge with serial killer prowling

PHOENIX - He is a lanky Hispanic man in his 20s who drives down the darkened streets of poor, predominantly Latino neighborhoods, blending in as he ...

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Florida Zika cases rise to 25

Florida Zika cases rise to 25

MIAMI - Florida's caseload of Zika spread by Miami mosquitoes has risen to 25, and U.S. health officials continue to warn pregnant women to ...

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Shifting tone, Trump entertains the notion he could lose

Shifting tone, Trump entertains the notion he could lose

ORLANDO, Fla. - Straying from his trademark bravado, Donald Trump acknowledged Thursday that his presidential campaign is facing challenges and could ultimately fall short - a rare ...

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US government won't reclassify marijuana

US government won't reclassify marijuana

WASHINGTON - The Obama administration has decided marijuana will remain on the list of most dangerous drugs, fully rebuffing growing support across the country for broad ...

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Complaints surface about waterslide after boy's death

Complaints surface about waterslide after boy's death

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - At least two people who rode in the last year on the same Kansas waterslide where a 10-year-old boy was killed say ...

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Effects linger following Delta outage

Effects linger following Delta outage

DALLAS - Delta Air Lines said Tuesday that some computer systems are still working slowly more than a day after an outage crippled the airline and ...

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Delta recovering after global outage

Delta recovering after global outage

At least half of all Delta Air Lines flights Monday were delayed or canceled after a power outage knocked out the airline's computer systems ...

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Boy killed on Kansas waterslide

Boy killed on Kansas waterslide

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Investigators were treating the death of a 10-year-old boy on the world's tallest waterslide as a "civil matter" rather than a ...

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Games in Rio begin

Games in Rio begin

RIO DE JANEIRO - With fireworks forming the word "Rio" in the sky and supermodel Gisele Bundchen shimmering to the tune of "The Girl from Ipanema ...

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Updated: aug. 06, 2016 12:14 a.m.
Trump conflict overshadows attacks on Clinton foreign policy

Trump conflict overshadows attacks on Clinton foreign policy

PORTLAND, Maine - Donald Trump's warning that the November election might be rigged is "ridiculous," President Barack Obama declared on Thursday, wading deeper into the ...

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Do Olympics still appeal to a grim world?

Do Olympics still appeal to a grim world?

RIO DE JANEIRO - Even if only for two weeks, can "Faster-Higher-Stronger" overpower deadlier, scarier and bloodier? Can the Olympic Games still offer the world momentary ...

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Trump's 'rigged' election claim challenges US democratic system

Trump's 'rigged' election claim challenges US democratic system

WASHINGTON - When Donald Trump cried foul over what he describes as a "rigged" electoral system, his loosely defined claims challenged the essence of America's ...

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Medical benefits of flossing unproven

Medical benefits of flossing unproven

HOLMDEL, N.J. - It's one of the most universal recommendations in all of public health: Floss daily to prevent gum disease and cavities.

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Updated: aug. 02, 2016 8:41 p.m.
Paid family leave benefits on the rise

Paid family leave benefits on the rise

NEW YORK - The call for paid family leave on the Democratic party platform is the most ambitious attempt by a major party in years to ...

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Texas professors sue over campus-carry law before class begins

Texas professors sue over campus-carry law before class begins

AUSTIN, Texas - Texas' new law allowing concealed handguns in college classrooms, buildings and dorms has barely started and already faces a legal challenge seeking to ...

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Expert to athletes: 'Don't put your head under water'

Expert to athletes: 'Don't put your head under water'

RIO DE JANEIRO - Just days ahead of the Olympic Games, the waterways of Rio de Janeiro are as filthy as ever, contaminated with raw human ...

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Updated: aug. 01, 2016 10:13 p.m.
Officials: No apparent survivors in Texas balloon crash

Officials: No apparent survivors in Texas balloon crash

LOCKHART, Texas — A hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people caught on fire and crashed in Central Texas on Saturday, and there did not ...

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CDC: 'Zika is now here'

CDC: 'Zika is now here'

MIAMI — Mosquitoes have apparently begun spreading the Zika virus on the U.S. mainland for the first time, health officials said Friday, a long-feared turn ...

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Clinton promises 'steady hand'

Clinton promises 'steady hand'

PHILADELPHIA — Confronting a "moment of reckoning," Hillary Clinton is casting herself as a unifier for divided times and a tested, steady hand to lead in ...

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Answers sought for surge of killings

Answers sought for surge of killings

NEW YORK — The relentless series of mass killings across the globe poses a challenge for experts trying to analyze them without lapsing into faulty generalizations ...

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Clinton wins historic nomination

Clinton wins historic nomination

PHILADELPHIA — Breaking a historic barrier, Hillary Clinton triumphantly captured the Democratic nomination for president Tuesday night, the first woman ever to lead a major political ...

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