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Washington • A small group of moderate Republican senators, worried that their leaders’ health-care bill could damage the nation’s social safety net, may pose at least as significant an obstacle to th...

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  • Israel strikes Syrian tanks after shells land in territory
    Israeli aircraft struck various positions in Syria Saturday, destroying two tanks, in response to more than 10 projectiles that landed in its territor...
    Updated Jun 24 2017 09:47 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In the May 11, 2017 file photo, CIA Director Mike Pompeo listens while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. In an interview that aired Saturday, Pompeo says he thinks the disclosure of America’s secret intelligence is on the rise, fueled partly by the ’worship’ of leakers like Edward Snowden. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File) CIA chief: Intel leaks on the rise, cites leaker ‘worship’
    Washington • CIA Director Mike Pompeo says he thinks disclosure of America’s secret intelligence is on the rise, fueled partly by the “worship” of lea...
    Updated Jun 24 2017 09:04 pm   |     |   Share
  • Emergency personnel and locals work at the site of a landslide in Xinmo village in Maoxian County in southwestern China’s Sichuan Province, Saturday, June 24, 2017. Dozens of people are feared buried by a landslide that unleashed huge rocks and a mass of earth that crashed into their homes in southwestern China early Saturday, a county government said. (Chinatopix via AP) More than 120 people buried by China landslide
    Beijing • More than 120 people were buried by a landslide that caused huge rocks and a mass of earth to come crashing into their homes in a mountain v...
    Updated Jun 24 2017 09:52 pm   |     |   Share
  • The entrance of Aden Central Prison, known as Mansoura, where one wing is run by Yemeni allies of the United Arab Emirates to detain al-Qaida suspects, is shown in this May 9, 2017 photo in Aden, Yemen. Hundreds detained in the hunt for militants have disappeared into a network of secret prisons run by the UAE and Yemeni militias it created across southern Yemen, where former detainees say torture is widespread. Some prisoners have been interrogated by Americans, witnesses say.  (AP Photo/Maad El Zikry) Yemen to probe alleged interrogation abuses by UAE, U.S.
    Sanaa, Yemen • Yemen’s internationally-recognized government on Saturday ordered the creation of a committee to investigate allegations of human right...
    Updated Jun 24 2017 09:10 pm   |     |   Share



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  • Oklahoma doctor prescribed so many painkillers, she’s been charged with murdering her patients, authorities say
    On Nov. 21, 2012, Sheila Bartels walked out of the Sunshine Medical Center in Oklahoma with a prescription for a “horrifyingly excessive” cocktail of ...
    Updated Jun 24 2017 06:23 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE – In this Oct. 2, 2011, file photo, British actor Rowan Atkinson, center, waves while walking a red carpet as he arrives for the United Kingdom premiere of ’Johnny English Reborn’ in London. The AP reported Friday, June 23, 2017, that hoaxes circulating since 2016 that ’Mr. Bean’ actor Rowan Atkinson died in a car crash or killed himself are false. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File) Not real news: A look at what didn’t happen this week
    A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared wid...
    Updated Jun 24 2017 09:31 pm   |     |   Share
  • In this Friday, June 23, 2017 photo, Frank Kerrigan holds onto a photograph of his three children John, Carole, and Frank, near Wildomar, Calif. Kerrigan, who thought his son Frank had died, learned he buried the wrong man. Kerrigan said the Orange County coroner’s office mistakenly identified a body found dead on May 6 as that of his son. (Andrew Foulk/The Orange County Register via AP) California father buries wrong man after coroner’s mistake
    Santa Ana, Calif. • Eleven days after laying his son to rest, Frank J. Kerrigan got a call from a friend. “Your son is alive,” he said. “Bill (Shinker...
    Updated Jun 24 2017 10:21 pm   |     |   Share
  • Off-duty black St. Louis cop mistakenly shot by white cop
    An off-duty black St. Louis police officer’s race factored into him being mistakenly shot by a white officer who didn’t recognize him during a shootou...
    Updated Jun 24 2017 08:31 pm   |     |   Share
  • 2 toddlers die after mom left them in hot car to teach ‘a lesson,’ police say
    On the day her two children were found dead, Cynthia Marie Randolph recounted for investigators a mother’s nightmare: She had been folding laundry and...
    Updated Jun 24 2017 09:32 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this June 1, 2017, file photo Supreme Court Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch is seen during an official group portrait at the Supreme Court Building Washington. For those wondering where Gorsuch will fit on the Supreme Court’s ideological spectrum, the best early clue might be to watch the company he keeps. Gorsuch has already paired up four times with Justice Clarence Thomas _ the court’s most conservative member _ in separate opinions that dissent from or take issue with the court’s majority rulings. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) Clue to Gorsuch’s ideology seen in pairings with Thomas
    Washington • To see where Justice Neil Gorsuch might fit on the Supreme Court, watch the company he keeps. Gorsuch has already paired up four times wi...
    Updated Jun 24 2017 04:04 pm   |     |   Share
  • BYU alumnus charged with selling U.S. secrets to China
    Alexandria, Va. • A Virginia man caught with $16,500 in cash in his carry-on luggage was charged Thursday with transmitting top-secret documents to an...
    Updated Jun 24 2017 08:45 pm   |     |   Share
  • Authorities: Texas mom left 2 kids in hot car as punishment
    Weatherford, Texas • A Texas woman told investigators that she left her 2-year-old daughter and 16-month-old son in a hot car where they died last mon...
    Updated Jun 24 2017 01:48 pm   |     |   Share
  • Scott Sonner  |  Associated Press file photo The Mynt Cannabis Dispensary in located indowntown Reno, Nev. Nevada regulators reaffirmed Friday that they intend to issue licenses necessary for retailers to begin selling pot for recreational use on July 1, despite a court order that threatens to scuttle the plan. Nevada’s on-again, off-again marijuana sales are back on
    Reno, Nev. • Nevada regulators reaffirmed Friday that they intend to issue licenses necessary for retailers to begin selling pot for recreational use ...
    Updated Jun 23 2017 11:35 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this April 3, 2017, file photo, the Senate side of the Capitol is seen in Washington. Republicans in full control of government are on the brink of history-making changes to the nation’s health care system, but “Obamacare” is only half the story _ and many people may not realize that. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) Consumer issues stemming from the GOP health care initiative
    Washington • Republicans in full control of government are on the brink of history-making changes to the nation’s health care system. The impact for c...
    Updated Jun 24 2017 09:51 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - This Jan. 25, 2012, file photo, shows the U.S. Supreme Court Building in Washington. The Supreme Court enters its final week of work before a long summer hiatus with action expected on the Trump administration’s travel ban and a decision due in a separation of church and state case that arises from a Missouri church playground. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish
    Washington • The Supreme Court enters its final week of work before a long summer hiatus with action expected on the Trump administration’s travel ban...
    Updated Jun 24 2017 09:48 am   |     |   Share
  • Here’s what some of Trump’s family thinks of Johnny Depp’s assassination joke
    Not even Johnny Depp is trying to defend Johnny Depp’s comments to a laughing crowd at a festival last week: “When was the last time an actor assassin...
    Updated Jun 24 2017 10:00 am   |     |   Share
  • Aleksandar Vucic, center, and other leaders pose for a group photo during a formal inauguration ceremony in Belgrade, Serbia, Friday, June 23, 2017. Vucic is hosting a formal inauguration ceremony after he switched from premiership to presidency in April. Top regional leaders and representatives of foreign governments, including the U.S. and Russia, are attending. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic) Dozens of Serbia gays say election of gay PM to be historic
    Belgrade, Serbia • Several dozen Serbian gays, lesbians and transgender people marched on Saturday in Belgrade, hailing the expected election of a fir...
    Updated Jun 24 2017 09:42 am   |     |   Share
  • In this photo taken Tuesday, April 4, 2017, an unidentified man walks past the Tuskegee Human and Civil Rights Multicultural Center in Tuskegee, Ala. The Trump administration is opposing a bid to use unclaimed money from a legal settlement to fund the museum, which includes exhibits honoring victims of the government’s infamous Tuskegee syphilis study. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves) Trump administration opposing bid for syphilis study museum
    Birmingham, Ala. • The Trump administration opposes a bid to use unclaimed money from a legal settlement over the government’s infamous Tuskegee syphi...
    Updated Jun 24 2017 09:39 am   |     |   Share
  • In this early June 2015 photo taken along the Pacific Crest Trail near Kearsarge Lakes in Kings Canyon National Park shows what conditions were when there was little snow on the trail.  Hikers on the Pacific Crest Trail, on America’s West Coast, have been detouring California’s high Sierra in droves this year because of persistent snow and raging creeks. Several hikers have had close calls while attempting to cover the scenic trail that runs from Mexico to Canada. (Brien Bower via AP) Wet winter creates hazards on scenic Pacific Crest hiking trail
    Los Angeles • Anya Sellsted had scaled scary snow-covered passes and forded frightening rivers during her solo hike from Mexico to Canada when the haz...
    Updated Jun 24 2017 01:30 pm   |     |   Share
  • President Donald Trump speaks during a bill signing event for the ’Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017’ in the East Room of the White House, Friday, June 23, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) President Trump says ‘we’ll have to see’ if Mueller should step down from Russia probe
    Washington • President Donald Trump laid out his belief that special counsel Robert S. Mueller III is biased in the expanding Russia investigation and...
    Updated Jun 24 2017 11:42 am   |     |   Share
  • Illinois Catholic bishop decrees no Holy Communion, funerals for same-sex couples
    The bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Springfield, Ill., is calling on priests there to deny Holy Communion and even funeral rites to people in same-s...
    Updated Jun 23 2017 06:36 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2015 file photo, President Barack Obama shakes hands with Russian President President Vladimir Putin before a bilateral meeting at United Nations headquarters. President Barack Obama’s decision to identify Russia as almost certainly the culprit in hacking the Democratic National Committee and releasing politically embarrassing emails fits his administration’s new penchant for openly blaming foreign governments for such break-ins. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File) Obama’s secret struggle to punish Russia for Putin’s election assault
    Washington • Early last August, an envelope with extraordinary handling restrictions arrived at the White House. Sent by courier from the CIA, it carr...
    Updated Jun 23 2017 08:48 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In a Friday, March 3, 2006 file photo, Brendan Dassey is escorted out of a Manitowoc County Circuit courtroom, in Manitowoc, Wis. A three-judge panel from the 7th Circuit on Thursday, June 22, 2017 affirmed that Dassey, a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series ’Making a Murderer’ was coerced into confessing and should be released from prison. Dassey was sentenced to life in prison in 2007 in photographer Teresa Halbach’s death two years earlier.  (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File) Lawyers seek to free inmate featured in ‘Making a Murderer’
    Madison, Wis. • Attorneys for a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series “Making a Murderer” petitioned for his immediate release Friday after ...
    Updated Jun 23 2017 07:54 pm   |     |   Share
  • Five dead after electrocution in pool at Turkey water park
    Ankara, Turkey • Five people were electrocuted Friday at a water park in northwest Turkey, including two teenagers and a 12-year-old, Turkish media re...
    Updated Jun 23 2017 07:49 pm   |     |   Share