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Some witnesses say Kansas shooting was racially motivated

1 hour 15 min ago
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) -- A man accused of opening fire in a crowded suburban Kansas City bar, killing one man and injuring two others in an attack that some witnesses said was racially motivated, was charged Thursday with murder and attempted murder....
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Out of power, Democrats hope to harness Trump resistance

2 hours 19 min ago
ATLANTA (AP) -- Out of power and looking for a way forward, Democrats are hoping to harness the energy of an opposition movement that has flourished since President Donald Trump took office....
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Conservatives urged not to 'squander' Trump presidency

4 hours 22 min ago
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) -- President Donald Trump's vice president and top aides delivered one overriding message Thursday to the thousands of conservative activists gathered for their annual conference outside of Washington: Don't blow it....
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White House expects Justice crackdown on legalized marijuana

6 hours 22 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Justice Department will step up enforcement of federal law against recreational marijuana, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Thursday, offering the Trump administration's strongest indication to date of a looming crackdown on the drug, even as a solid majority of Americans believe it should be legal....
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Bills targeting transgender bathroom access are floundering

6 hours 22 min ago
Bills to curtail transgender people's access to public restrooms are pending in about a dozen states, but even in conservative bastions such as Texas and Arkansas they may be doomed by high-powered opposition....
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Blacks and whites join in opposition to fees in Alabama city

6 hours 22 min ago
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Blacks who celebrate the civil rights movement and whites who commemorate the Civil War are suddenly finding themselves fighting on the same side in historic Selma, Alabama: against City Hall....
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Off-duty officer's fight with teens sets off protests

6 hours 22 min ago
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- An off-duty California officer who didn't want teens walking across his lawn fired his gun during a struggle with a 13-year-old boy and other youths, igniting unruly protests after video of the fight surfaced and two boys were arrested....
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Former House speaker predicts 'Obamacare' won't be repealed

7 hours 25 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former House Speaker John Boehner predicted on Thursday that a full repeal and replacement of "Obamacare" is "not going to happen."...
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US factory CEOs to Trump: Jobs exist; skills don't

7 hours 25 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump brought two dozen manufacturing CEOs to the White House on Thursday and declared their collective commitment to restoring factory jobs lost to foreign competition....
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St. Louis ordinance seeks to pre-empt Missouri abortion laws

7 hours 25 min ago
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A new ordinance in St. Louis prohibits discrimination based on "reproductive health decisions," an effort by the heavily Democratic city to pre-empt a slew of anti-abortion measures advancing through Missouri's Republican-controlled Legislature....
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Blacks and whites join in opposition to fees in Alabama city

8 hours 25 min ago
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Blacks who celebrate the civil rights movement and whites who commemorate the Civil War are suddenly finding themselves fighting on the same side in historic Selma, Alabama: against City Hall....
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St. Louis ordinance seeks to pre-empt Missouri abortion laws

9 hours 26 min ago
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A new ordinance in St. Louis prohibits discrimination based on "reproductive health decisions," an effort by the heavily Democratic city to pre-empt a slew of anti-abortion measures advancing through Missouri's Republican-controlled Legislature....
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Former House speaker predicts 'Obamacare' won't be repealed

10 hours 26 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former House Speaker John Boehner predicted on Thursday that a full repeal and replacement of "Obamacare" is "not going to happen."...
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Off-duty officer's fight with teens sets off protests

10 hours 26 min ago
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- An off-duty California officer who didn't want teens walking across his lawn fired his gun during a struggle with a 13-year-old boy and other youths, igniting unruly protests after video of the fight surfaced and two boys were arrested....
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Mnuchin says goal is to pass tax reform by August

11 hours 27 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday the administration is committed to getting major tax reform legislation through Congress by August. He predicted that President Donald Trump's economic proposals will be able to boost growth significantly to annual rates above 3 percent....
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Jimmy Kimmel talks about Trump and other pre-Oscars concerns

12 hours 27 min ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jimmy Kimmel says he never really wanted to host the Academy Awards....
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With electricity out, new EPA chief reached out to lobbyist

13 hours 28 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When a summer thunderstorm knocked out power to Scott Pruitt's home three years ago, the then-attorney general of Oklahoma reached out to a lobbyist for American Electric Power....
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NASA's Jupiter-circling spacecraft stuck making long laps

13 hours 28 min ago
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- NASA's Jupiter-circling spacecraft is stuck making long laps around the gas giant because of sticky valves....
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Alan Colmes, liberal voice on Fox, dead at 66

13 hours 28 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- Alan Colmes, the radio and television host and commentator best known as the amiable liberal foil to the hard-right Sean Hannity on the Fox News Channel, has died....
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Professor has taken a selfie every day for the past 30 years

14 hours 29 min ago
BOSTON (AP) -- Long before they were called selfies, Karl Baden snapped a simple black and white photo of himself. Then he repeated it every day for the next three decades....
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