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Half of Columbia River sockeye salmon dying due to hot water

July 27, 2015

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — More than a quarter million sockeye salmon returning from the ocean to spawn are either dead or dying in the Columbia River and its tributaries due to warming water... more »»

Moral Monday leader inspires protests, arrests and action

July 27, 2015

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The Rev. William Barber walks gingerly with a cane, in a hunched-over posture, yet here he is on a recent Monday, leading 3,500 protesters on a downtown street. more »»

Lawyer for 'Whitey' Bulger ask court to overturn conviction

July 27, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger have asked an appeals court to overturn his racketeering conviction, saying his trial was unfair. more »»

Man charged in stabbings, including 1 fatal, at church

July 27, 2015

URBANA, Md. (AP) — A Virginia man was charged Monday with stabbing a man to death and seriously wounding the man's wife during a service at a Maryland church and retreat center on Sunday night. more »»

Obama urges Ethiopia to curb crackdowns on media, opposition

July 27, 2015

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — President Barack Obama urged Ethiopia's leaders Monday to curb crackdowns on press freedom and political openness as he began a visit that human rights groups say... more »»

Bulger case, minus the gangster, returning briefly to court

July 27, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — James "Whitey" Bulger's case is returning to court Monday — minus the notorious Boston gangster himself.

A three-judge panel of the 1st U.S. more »»

The Latest: Obama says South Sudan needs urgent attention

July 27, 2015

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The latest on President Barack Obama's visit to Ethiopia (all times local):

2:30 p.m. more »»

Medical Examiner: Autopsy planned for Bobbi Kristina Brown

July 27, 2015

ATLANTA (AP) — An autopsy will be needed to evaluate what led to the death of Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of singer Whitney Houston, authorities said Monday, the day after her deat. more »»

US, Turkey seek to establish Islamic State-free zone

July 27, 2015

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The United States and Turkey are finalizing plans for a military campaign to push the Islamic State out of a strip of land along the Syrian border, deepening efforts... more »»

2 lives cut short: Remembering young women shot at movies

July 27, 2015

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — One was a talented artist who sang in an all-female band and planted trees to beautify her neighborhoo. more »»

Cancelled Utah race renews fears of shrinking salt flats

July 27, 2015

WENDOVER, Utah (AP) — A small city of tents, trailers and thousands of visitors appears almost every August in the Utah desert to watch cars, motorcycles and anything with wheels rocket across... more »»

Diverse, non-cool East Portland seeks greater representation

July 27, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland may be known for fashionable hipsters, devotion to public transit, locally sourced chickens and artisanal food carts. more »»

Transit officials: Officer uses pepper spray on Ohio crowd

July 27, 2015

CLEVELAND (AP) — Transit Authority police say an officer used pepper spray on a crowd trying to prevent them from taking an intoxicated teenager to police headquarters. more »»

Remains of 36 unidentified Marines from WWII battle return

July 27, 2015

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii (AP) — The military and a private organization have brought home the remains of 36 Marines killed in one of World War II's bloodiest battles. more »»

Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of Whitney Houston, has died

July 27, 2015

DULUTH, Ga. (AP) — The brief, chaotic life of Bobbi Kristina Brown was never really her own. more »»

Groups in Texas hold vigil, protest in death of Sandra Bland

July 27, 2015

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Hundreds have gathered in Southeast Texas for a vigil and march in memory of Sandra Bland, the Illinois woman found dead in a jail days after her arrest during a traffi... more »»

Gov't: Fiat Chrysler must offer to buy back 500,000 pickups

July 27, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler must offer to buy back from customers more than 500,000 Ram pickup trucks and other vehicles in the biggest such action in U.S. more »»

Obama: Kenya at 'crossroads' between peril and promise

July 27, 2015

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Declaring Kenya at a "crossroads" between promise and peril, President Barack Obama on Sunday pressed the nation of his father's birth to root out corruption, treat women an... more »»

Missing teens' boat found capsized off Florida coast

July 26, 2015

TEQUESTA, Fla. (AP) — The Coast Guard says a boat belonging to two missing 14-year-old fishermen has been found off Florida's Atlantic coast but neither boy was in or around the boat. more »»



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