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  • Idaho teacher charged for having sex with student
    Nampa, Idaho • A former Nampa Spanish teacher has been accused of having sex with one of his students. The Idaho Statesman reports that 28-year-old Th...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 08:18 am   |     |   Share
  • A German tourist takes picture of Ksiaz Castle in Walbrzych, Poland, on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015. In 1944 and early 1945 the Nazis were building bunkers for Adolf Hitler in the mountain under the castle and in other mountains around Walbrzych, a fact that  has given rise to beliefs that they hid a gold train in one of the tunnels, while fleeing the Red Army. Two men claim they have located the train. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski) Gold fever hits Poland with possible discovery of Nazi train
    Walbrzych, Poland • The placid woodlands around this medieval castle town have suddenly become the hottest spot in Poland — as treasure hunters descen...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 08:15 am   |     |   Share
  • Police officials follow Fox Lake Police Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz's family after a vigil at Lakefront Park to honor him on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, in Fox Lake, Ill. Gliniewicz was shot and killed Tuesday while pursuing a group of suspicious men. Police are searching for a second day to locate three suspects in the killing. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) False report jolts investigation into Illinois officer death
    Fox Lake, Ill. • A false report sent dozens of officers scrambling through a cornfield at night in hopes of finding the suspects wanted in the fatal s...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 08:15 am   |     |   Share
  • In this photo made early Thursday Aug. 26, 2015, the sun rises as a jetliner comes in for a landing at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport in Grapevine, Texas. Each day, more than 170,000 passengers use the airport, making it the ninth busiest in the world. (AP Photo/LM Otero)   Labor Day flying: behind the scenes at a very busy airport
    Dallas • More than 14.2 million people are expected to fly over the seven days surrounding the Labor Day holiday, a 3 percent increase from last year,...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 08:15 am   |     |   Share

  • FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2015 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump greets supporters after speaking at a rally at the TD Convention Center in Greenville, S.C. NBC announced Tuesday, Sept. 1, that Trump will sit down with host Jimmy Fallon to discuss his campaign and other issues on AP sources: GOP works to avoid third-party presidential run
    Washington • The Republican hierarchy is challenging each of the party’s presidential candidates to sign a pledge not to undertake a third-party bid —...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 08:12 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE- In this Sept. 1, 2015 file photo, a horse-drawn carriage moves along the West Drive in New York's Central Park. Security will be tight along the route Pope Francis travels through the park as he makes his way to Madison square Garden to celebrate mass on Saturday, September 25. The pope’s visit to New York City later this month will likely raise security issues and costs to new heights in a city where protecting a dignitary is an art and a point of pride. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) Pope visit this month presents unprecedented security issues
    New York • The pope’s visit to New York City later this month will likely raise security issues and costs to new heights in a city where protecting a ...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 08:12 am   |     |   Share
  • In this Monday, Aug. 31, 2015 photo, Guatemala's President Otto Perez Molina waves at the end of a press conference in Guatemala City. The president's spokesman Jorge Ortega says Molina has resigned in the face of a fraud scandal. Ortega says Perez Molina submitted his resignation at midnight local time late Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, after a judge issued an order to detain him in a corruption scandal that has brought his government to the brink. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo) Guatemala president resigns amid corruption probe
    Guatemala City • Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina has resigned in the face of a corruption scandal that has brought his government to the brink,...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 08:12 am   |     |   Share
  • Iran deal will survive in Congress despite GOP opposition
    Washington • The Iran nuclear deal strongly backed by President Barack Obama and just as ardently opposed by the GOP is now on track to get through Co...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 08:12 am   |     |   Share
  • A paramilitary police officer carries the lifeless body of an unidentified migrant child, lifting it from the sea shore, near the Turkish resort of Bodrum, Turkey,  early Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015.  A number of migrants are known to have died and some are still reported missing, after boats carrying them to the Greek island of Kos capsized. (AP Photo/DHA) TURKEY OUT Aunt had tried to sponsor family who drowned off Turkey
    Ankara, Turkey • The 3-year-old in blue shorts and a red T-shirt photographed face-down in the surf set out for Europe only after Canada had rejected ...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 08:09 am   |     |   Share
  • A migrant looks out from a police car in front of the Keleti Railway Station in Budapest, Hungary, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, after police stopped them from getting on trains to Germany. Over 150,000 migrants have reached Hungary this year, most coming through the southern border with Serbia, and many apply for asylum but quickly try to leave for richer EU countries. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek) Hungary blasts EU on migration amid chaos at train station
    Budapest, Hungary • Hungary’s leader railed Thursday at Germany and EU leaders for lacking urgency in dealing with Europe’s migrant crisis as chaos re...
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  • Officials investigate mass baptism of players, coach on school football field
    Villa Rica, Ga. • A school district says it’s investigating a mass baptism on a public high school football field after video footage of the Aug. 17 i...
    Updated Sep 02 2015 11:07 am   |     |   Share
  • Video of Arizona police officer whipping dog prompts probe
    Phoenix • A suburban Phoenix police officer is being investigated after a video posted online purportedly shows him whipping and kicking a police dog....
    Updated Sep 03 2015 01:10 am   |     |   Share
  • Judge OKs gender surgery opposed by 48-year-old’s parents
    Doylestown, Pa. • A Pennsylvania judge has cleared the way for a 48-year-old transgender woman to receive gender-reassignment surgery opposed by her p...
    Updated Sep 02 2015 04:34 pm   |     |   Share
  • In this June 24, 2015, photo provided by Compass Data/USGS, Blaine Horner of CompassData probes the snow pack at the highest point in North America along with setting up Global Position System equipment for precise summit elevation data on top of Denali in Denali National Park, Ak. The U.S. Geological Survey announced Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, that the new official height for Denali has been measured at 20,310 feet, just 10 feet less than the previous elevation of 20,320 feet which was established using 1950’s era technology. (Blaine Horner/Compass Data/USGS via AP) North America’s tallest mountain gets new name — and height
    Anchorage, Alaska • North America’s tallest mountain doesn’t just have a new name. It also has a new elevation. Denali, the Alaska mountain formerly k...
    Updated Sep 02 2015 09:42 am   |     |   Share
  • Utah lawmaker: Military pensions should be tax-exempt
    Ogden • Utah is one of 16 states that don’t offer income tax exemptions for retired military members, but one state lawmaker is working to change that...
    Updated Sep 02 2015 10:22 pm   |     |   Share
  • Pocatello shelter forced to kill cats to stop viral outbreak
    Pocatello, Idaho • The city of Pocatello says the entire population of cats at its animal shelter will be euthanized to stop the spread of an upper re...
    Updated Sep 02 2015 08:06 am   |     |   Share
  • Pittsburgh man jailed in toddler stepson’s fatal shooting
    Pittsburgh • Pittsburgh police say a man jailed in the fatal shooting of his toddler stepson gave differing accounts of the shooting. Online court rec...
    Updated Sep 02 2015 07:57 am   |     |   Share
  • Las Vegas’ new ad campaign pushes ‘sexy’ watering habits
    Las Vegas • Another part of the drought-ridden West is attempting to make water conservation sexy, this time with funny ads in Las Vegas. The Southern...
    Updated Sep 02 2015 07:57 am   |     |   Share
  • Plastic surgeon Anthony Echo marks areas to prepare for surgery to separate Frank Reyes' hand from his abdomen at Houston Methodist Hospital in Houston on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Reyes, whose hand was badly burned, spent three weeks with his left hand surgically tucked under a pocket of tissue in his belly to give it time to heal and form a new blood supply. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan) A bold move to save a man’s hand: Tucking it into his tummy
    Casey Reyes struggled for a way to explain the “sci-fi” surgery doctors were proposing to save her 87-year-old grandfather’s badly burned hand. “They’...
    Updated Sep 02 2015 07:51 am   |     |   Share
  • This undated public document from Massachusetts probate records provided by ancestry.com, shows a portion of Daniel Webster's will. A three-year digitization project by the genealogical research firm will make available online, starting Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, wills and probate records of about 100 million Americans from the Colonial era to the beginning of the 21st century. (Massachusetts Probate Records/ancestry.com via AP) Wills of millions of Americans now available online
    Boston • Paul Revere left all his household furniture to an unmarried daughter. Harriet Beecher Stowe bequeathed her stock in several railroads and a...
    Updated Sep 02 2015 06:28 pm   |     |   Share
  • File- This March 17, 2015 file photo shows Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. speaking during the 110th annual dinner of the Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick of Lackawanna County at Genetti Manor in Dickson City, Pa.   Biden is headed to Florida, where he’s sure to get a glimpse of his presidential prospects as he considers a late entry into the 2016 Democratic primaries. (Christopher Dolan/The Times & Tribune via AP) Biden to test political waters in Florida as he mulls 2016
    Washington • Vice President Joe Biden is headed to Florida, where he’s sure to get a glimpse of his presidential prospects as he considers a late entr...
    Updated Sep 02 2015 07:48 am   |     |   Share