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CHICAGO • NBA star Dwyane Wade’s cousin was an innocent bystander, police said, pushing her baby in a stroller near a Chicago school where she intended to register her children when she was fatally shot Friday. Nykea Aldridge’s famous relative, …

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  • Woman says she spilled crickets, worms on subway ‘to show what homeless people go through’
    NEW YORK • A woman who caused chaos aboard a subway train by releasing a container of crickets and worms says it was all a prank. Zaida Pugh tells the...
    Updated Aug 27 2016 03:33 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this July 20, 2012, file photo, a row of different AR-15 style rifles are displayed for sale at the Firing-Line indoor range and gun shop in Aurora, Colo.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File) ‘You have GEICO; I have an AR-15’ — in the ‘American Redoubt,’ ‘preppers’ build a fortress against fear
    HAYDEN, Idaho — Don and Jonna Bradway recently cashed out of the stock market and invested in gold and silver. They have stockpiled food and ammunitio...
    Updated Aug 27 2016 02:55 pm   |     |   Share
  • This Monday, July 11, 2016 photo shows a makeshift memorial outside the Pulse nightclub, a month after the mass shooting in Orlando, Fla. The more than 430 fundraisers posted on the GoFundMe website after the attack have exposed weaknesses inherent in these popular do-it-yourself charity campaigns: waste, questionable intentions and little oversight. (AP Photo/John Raoux) Orlando shootings brought dubious online charity-seekers
    The more than 430 fundraisers posted on the GoFundMe website after the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando have exposed weaknesses inherent in...
    Updated Aug 27 2016 10:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • This is a smartphone photograph taken and released by the Mississippi Department of Public Safety in Durant, Miss., Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, of Rodney Earl Sanders, 46, of Kosciusko, who has been charged with two counts of capital murder in connection with the killing of Sister Margaret Held and Sister Paula Merrill, both nurse practitioners who were found dead in their Durant house Thursday. (Warren Strain/Mississippi Department of Public Safety Hand Out, via AP) Man faces 2 capital murder charges in Mississippi nun deaths
    LEXINGTON, Miss. • A man suspected in the slayings of two Mississippi nuns who were found dead inside a residence within the community they served has...
    Updated Aug 27 2016 10:24 am   |     |   Share


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  • FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump meets with supporters at a campaign rally in Las Vegas. Trump is doing relatively well in Nevada, due to the state of the state’s economy, its large population of noncollege graduates and history of ticket splitting history.  (AP Photo/John Locher, File) A hotbed of frustration, Nevada becomes one of Trump’s big hopes for swing state win
    LAS VEGAS • Russ Wheeler bears the financial scars of Nevada’s lost decade, and he hopes Donald Trump can heal them. He worked for a Las Vegas roofing...
    Updated Aug 27 2016 10:30 am   |     |   Share
  • North Idaho police use school bus to catch texting drivers
    Moscow, Idaho • A school bus roaming the streets of Moscow this week has been a cover for police officers looking to catch traffic violations. The Mos...
    Updated Aug 26 2016 09:03 am   |     |   Share
  • FDA advises Zika screening for all US blood centers
    Washington • The Food and Drug Administration wants all U.S. blood banks to start screening for Zika virus, a major expansion intended to protect the ...
    Updated Aug 26 2016 09:03 am   |     |   Share
  • ’Sister Paula was an angel,’ says Joe Morgan Jr., of Lexington, Miss., Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, standing at a businesses adjacent to the Lexington Medical Clinic where he was a patient of Sister Paula Merrill, one of two nurse practitioners who were found slain Thursday in their Durant, Miss., home, a few miles away. Merrill and Sister Margaret Held, were known for their kindness and community involvement in the mostly rural Mississippi Delta towns.  (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis) Grief overcomes Mississippi community after slaying of nuns
    Lexington, Miss. • The two nuns killed in Mississippi were by all accounts some of the friendliest, most helpful people in town, cooking and caring fo...
    Updated Aug 26 2016 12:21 pm   |     |   Share
  • Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and first lady Michelle Obama are seated at the State Department in Washington, Thursday, March 8, 2012, where they presented the 2012 International Women of Courage Awards, on the 101st Anniversary of International Women’s Day. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) Commentary: Michelle and Hillary — a tale of two Christians
    Two of my favorite Christians are Michelle Obama and Hillary Clinton. They may not talk explicitly about their faith very often, but with a nod to Jus...
    Updated Aug 26 2016 02:20 pm   |     |   Share
  • A bleak choice between a ‘liar’ and your ‘drunk uncle’ for one Wisconsin focus group
    Brookfield, Wis. • For a small group of undecided voters here, the presidential choices this year are bleak: Hillary Clinton is a “liar” with a lifeti...
    Updated Aug 26 2016 09:06 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Aug. 4, 2016 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference at the Pentagon. The White House says that Obama will expand a national monument off the coast of Hawaii, creating the world’s largest marine protected area. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File) Obama plans to create world’s largest marine protected area
    Washington • President Barack Obama will expand a national monument off the coast of Hawaii, creating a safe zone for tuna, sea turtles and thousands ...
    Updated Aug 26 2016 08:54 am   |     |   Share
  • ’He’s gone’: Anger, grief as plug pulled on toddler after sudden court decision
    It all started with an asthma attack. Israel Stinson was an adorable toddler with a sweet smile and unruly hair. But on April 1, he began having troub...
    Updated Aug 26 2016 08:21 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Aug. 4 2016 file photo made from video, Nissrine Samali, 20, gets into the sea wearing a burkini, a wetsuit-like garment that also covers the head, in Marseille, southern France. France’s top administrative court has overturned Friday Aug. 26, 2016 a town burkini ban amid shock and anger worldwide after some Muslim women were ordered to remove body-concealing garments on French Riviera beaches. (AP Photo, File) Top French court rules Burkini bans violate basic freedoms
    Paris • France’s top administrative court overturned a ban on burkinis in a Mediterranean town, in a decision Friday that should set legal precedent r...
    Updated Aug 26 2016 08:22 am   |     |   Share
  • Senate President Mauricio Lizcano receives from Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos, front right, the peace deal with rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, in Bogota, Colombia, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. Santos is moving fast to hold a national referendum on a peace deal meant to end a half-century conflict with leftist rebels, delivering the final text of the deal on Thursday to Congress and declaring a definitive ceasefire against the guerrillas.(AP Photo/Felipe Caicedo) Colombia’s president rushing vote on deal with rebels
    Bogota, Colombia • Colombia’s president is moving quickly to hold a national referendum on a peace deal meant to end a half-century of bloody conflict...
    Updated Aug 26 2016 08:51 am   |     |   Share
  • Rescuers work amid collapsed building in Amatrice, central Italy, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. Rescue crews raced against time Thursday looking for survivors from the earthquake that leveled three towns in central Italy and Italy once again anguished over trying to secure its medieval communities built on seismic lands. (Italian Firefighters Vigili del Fuoco via AP) Quake damaged roads threaten access to Italy town
    Amatrice, Italy • Strong aftershocks damaged two key access roads into quake-struck Amatrice on Friday, threatening to isolate the tiny hilltop town a...
    Updated Aug 26 2016 08:51 am   |     |   Share
  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a campaign event at Truckee Meadows Community College, in Reno, Nev., Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) Clinton defends family foundation, says work will continue
    New York • Hillary Clinton defended her family’s foundation on Friday, saying that the charitable work it has conducted is in line with American value...
    Updated Aug 26 2016 08:18 am   |     |   Share
  • Smoke still rises from the scene after Kurdish militants attacked a police checkpoint in Cizre, southeast Turkey, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, with an explosives-laden truck, killing several police officers and wounding dozens more, according to reports from the state-run Anadolu news agency. The attack struck the checkpoint some 50 meters (yards) from a main police station near the town of Cizre, in the mainly-Kurdish Sirnak province that borders Syria. Turkish authorities have put a temporary ban on distribution of images relating to Friday’s Cizre attack within Turkey. (DHA via AP) Kurdish militants claim deadly car bomb attack in Turkey
    Ankara, Turkey • A Kurdish suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden truck into a checkpoint near a police station Friday in southeast Turkey, killing...
    Updated Aug 26 2016 08:18 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE- In this June 7, 2016, file photo, Maine Gov. Paul LePage attends an opioid abuse conference in Boston. LePage is being accused again of making racially insensitive comments, this time by saying photos he’s collected in a binder of drug dealers arrested in the state show more than 90 percent of them are black or Hispanic. The governor made the remark at a town hall in North Berwick, Maine, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File) Maine governor leaves obscene tirade on lawmaker’s voicemail
    Portland, Maine • Republican Gov. Paul LePage has unleashed an obscene tirade on a Democratic legislator, leaving him a voicemail message that said “I...
    Updated Aug 26 2016 08:59 am   |     |   Share
  • In this Nov. 26, 2014 photo, released by the government-run Bolivian Information Agency, Bolivia’s Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs Rodolfo Illanes speaks during a press conference at the government palace in La Paz, Bolivia. Government officials said that the striking miners kidnapped and beat Illanes to death after he traveled to the area to mediate in the bitter conflict over mining laws. Government Minister Carlos Romero called it a ’cowardly and brutal killing’ and asked that the miners turn over the body of his deputy. (Gonzalo Jallasi/Bolivian Information Agency via AP) Officials: Striking miners kill deputy minister in Bolivia
    La Paz, Bolivia • Striking miners in Bolivia armed with dynamite seized highways in a protest over mining laws and then kidnapped, possibly tortured a...
    Updated Aug 26 2016 08:15 am   |     |   Share
  • Rescuers make their way through destroyed houses following Wednesday’s earthquake in Pescara Del Tronto, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. Rescue crews raced against time Thursday looking for survivors from the earthquake that leveled three towns in central Italy, but the death toll rose to 247 and Italy once again anguished over trying to secure its medieval communities built on seismic lands.  (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia) Aftershocks rattle Italian quake zone; toll rises to 250
    Pescara Del Tronto, Italy • As the search for survivors ground on, Premier Matteo Renzi pledged new money and measures Thursday to rebuild quake-devas...
    Updated Aug 25 2016 07:35 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this June 26, 2016, file photo, a woman holds a rainbow flag during the NYC Pride Parade in New York. Young Americans overwhelmingly say they support LGBT rights when it comes to employment, health care and adoption. That’s according to a new GenForward survey, which finds 92 percent of young adults support HIV and AIDs prevention, 90 percent support equal employment, and 80 percent support LGBT adoption. Across ethnic groups, large majorities of Americans aged 18 to 30 favor training police on transgender issues, government support for LGBT youth organizations and insurance coverage for transgender health issues. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File) Commentary: Religious traditionalists and LGBT activists should rein in their passions and compromise
    Lawyers, philosophers and all those who have seen the 2001 movie “Legally Blonde” know Aristotle’s famous saying: “Law is reason free from passion.” I...
    Updated Aug 25 2016 02:37 pm   |     |   Share
  • Left: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a Planned Parenthood Action Fund membership event, Friday, June 10, 2016 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)  Right: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally, Saturday, June 11, 2016 at a private hanger at Greater Pittsburgh International Airport in Moon, Pa. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) Welcome to the Trump-Clinton conspiracy election
    Los Angeles • It’s a conspiracy: The 2016 campaign features one candidate who warned against the “vast right-wing conspiracy” and another who was a le...
    Updated Aug 25 2016 09:39 am   |     |   Share
  • Fact Checker: Here’s how Trump got the AP story on Clinton Foundation donors all wrong
    “Hillary Clinton ran the State Department like a failed leader in a third-world country. . . . Now, it looks like it’s 50 percent of the people that s...
    Updated Aug 25 2016 09:45 am   |     |   Share
  • Afghan men walk near U.S. vehicles on guard after an attack on the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. The attack has ended, a senior police officer said Thursday, after several people were killed. Kabul police Chief Abdul Rahman Rahimi said the dead included one guard, and that about 700 students had been rescued. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul) Attack on American University in Afghanistan leaves 13 dead
    Kabul, Afghanistan • A brazen, hours-long militant attack on the American University of Afghanistan ended early Thursday after at least 13 people were...
    Updated Aug 25 2016 09:42 am   |     |   Share
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