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Driver suspected of causing deadly crash posted on Instagram

MERCED, Calif. (AP) — An 18-year-old woman has been arrested in California on suspicion of causing a deadly crash that was recorded live on Instagram.


How smugglers use trucks with sometimes deadly results

CHICAGO (AP) — It could take months for investigators to determine what preceded the deaths of at least nine people found with dozens of ailing individuals in a tractor-trailer discovered outside a Walmart in San Antonio, Texas, in what authorities are calling an immigrant-smuggling attempt gone wrong.


9 die in immigrant-smuggling attempt in sweltering truck

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — At least nine people died after being crammed into a sweltering tractor-trailer found parked outside a Walmart in the midsummer Texas heat, victims of what authorities said on Sunday was an immigrant-smuggling attempt gone wrong.


Court hearing could decide fate of dog pardoned by governor

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A court hearing could determine the fate of a dog that was due to be euthanized before Maine's governor tried to grant clemency to the pooch.


USS Constitution returns to Boston's waters after repairs

BOSTON (AP) - The USS Constitution, the world's oldest commissioned warship still afloat, will return Sunday to Boston's waters....


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10 Things to Know for Monday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday...


Punishing drought takes toll on crops across Northern Plains

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A punishing drought that stretches across much of the U.S. Northern Plains could cause farmers to lose 64 million bushels of wheat production this year, according to federal officials.


The Latest: Vigil held for people found dead in truck

AP - The Latest on several people found dead in the back of a tractor-trailer in a Walmart parking lot in Texas...


Tool to help police in opioid crisis draws privacy concern

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is the latest state amid a national opioid crisis to consider allowing police and law enforcement officials to access its prescription drug monitoring database without a court order, pitting patient rights to privacy against the government's ability to investigate so-called doctor shopping.


The Latest: Hundreds watch USS Constitution prep for return

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the USS Constitution's return to Boston Harbor (all times local):


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Cleveland prep football player dies after drive-by shooting

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland prep quarterback who helped lead his team to a city football championship last season has died after being wounded in a drive-by shooting earlier this month.


ICE corrects death toll in Texas immigrant smuggling case, lowering it from 10 to 9

Seattle police: 2 officers shot responding to robbery; no information on condition....


Doctor whose dog bit off girl's ear under fire again

HADDONFIELD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey doctor whose dog bit off a young girl's ear in 2009 is facing allegations that his new dogs are terrorizing the neighborhood in a leafy suburb of Philadelphia.


Snooty, oldest Florida manatee in captivity, dies at 69

MIAMI (AP) - Snooty, the longest living manatee in captivity, died Sunday, a day after a huge party to celebrate his 69th birthday, according to the South Florida Museum.


Purple Heart found on NY road returned to veteran's family

NYACK, N.Y. (AP) — The family of a World War II veteran now has a big piece of his history back.


A look at the deadliest migrant suffocation incidents

Eight people were found dead Sunday in a tractor-trailer outside a Walmart in Texas in what police are calling a horrific human trafficking case. Twenty of the 30 remaining survivors are in dire condition suffering from heatstroke and dehydration after being trapped in the sweltering truck overnight.


California man accused of trying to support terrorist group

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A 22-year-old California man has been charged with attempting to support terrorism by allegedly using social media to promote the Islamic State group and offering to join the organization, according to court documents.


Ohio brewery producing 2M cans of water for disaster victims

TRENTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio brewery will skip the hops and barley to produce 2 million cans of water for disaster victims.


Groups make DIY bike lanes to show US cities what could be

DALLAS (AP) — Activists frustrated by the state of the roads in cities such as Dallas, New York, San Francisco and Boston are taking a do-it-yourself approach to improving them.


Ohio set to resume executions, child killer awaits appeals

Ohio is coming closer to carrying out its first execution in more than three years.


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Poles protest for 8th day over contentious judicial changes

Scarce rain, leaky pipes combining to dry up much of Italy

Scarce rain, leaky pipes combining to dry up much of Italy

360 camera, drones: AP team gears up for a melting Arctic

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Israeli security cabinet: No decision on Jerusalem holy site

Israel says guard at Amman embassy shot after being attacked

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Abe denies abusing influence in Japan favoritism scandal

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He was purrfect: Honorary cat mayor in Alaska town dies

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