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Lawyers, creditors kick off Detroit bankruptcy trial
Historic trial to study plan to shed $1.7 billion in debt could last until Oct. 17.         
(Tue, 2 Sep 2014 11:53:47 -0400)

Reader weather photos
(Tue, 2 Sep 2014 12:13:12 -0400)

Cuba limits goods travelers bring into country
The Cuban government enacted new rules on Monday sharply limiting the amount of goods people can bring onto the island and raising customs duties of many items that are still allowed. (Sept. 2)         
(Tue, 2 Sep 2014 12:11:02 -0400)

Ex-Va. first lady could be found guilty without husband
Panel's decision in federal corruption trial could hinge on judge's guidelines.         
(Tue, 2 Sep 2014 12:04:36 -0400)

Pets ease transition into retirement
Pets ease transition into retirement         
(Tue, 2 Sep 2014 12:00:33 -0400)

Raw: Thousands of fish dead in Mexico lake
Over 53 tons of rotting fish have been removed from Lake Cajititlan in western Jalisco state. Authorities say that the thousands of fish did not die of natural causes. (Sep. 2)         
(Tue, 2 Sep 2014 11:50:18 -0400)

There may be more than sugar in your coffee
According to a recent study, your cup of joe could also include impurities like barley.         
(Tue, 2 Sep 2014 11:41:59 -0400)

Fla. school board reverses decision on state testing
Last week, Lee County was the first in Florida to opt out of Common Core testing.         
(Tue, 2 Sep 2014 11:35:54 -0400)

32 teens escape from Nashville detention center
Thirty-two teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center by crawling through a weak spot in a fence late Monday. (Sept. 2)         
(Tue, 2 Sep 2014 11:23:04 -0400)

New anti-overdose tactics at NYC music festival
People who want to attend the annual Electric Zoo music festival in New York must first watch an anti-drug PSA, after two people died last year at the festival from drug overdoses. (Sept. 2)         
(Tue, 2 Sep 2014 11:15:34 -0400)

AK-47 sales soar since Russia sanctions (Newser)
Ban on gun imports from Russia sparks a run on sales of the rifle from gun dealers.         
(Tue, 2 Sep 2014 10:59:49 -0400)

Raw: Iceland volcano spewing smoke
The alert warning for the area surrounding Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano was kept at orange on Tuesday, indicating increased unrest with greater potential for an eruption. Smoke is spewing from the volcano, and lava is spouting nearby. (Sept. 2)         
(Tue, 2 Sep 2014 11:00:43 -0400)

7 questions about NASA's asteroid redirect mission
Space agency will redirect a small asteroid into lunar orbit.         
(Tue, 2 Sep 2014 11:25:21 -0400)

Raw: Heavy rain causes massive flooding in China
Heavy rains brought landslides, flooding, and power cuts to China's southwest, leaving eight people dead and a further 24 missing, Chinese state media reported on Tuesday. The worst-affected area has been around the Chongqing municipality. (Sept. 2)         
(Tue, 2 Sep 2014 10:31:55 -0400)

A look at Detroit
(Tue, 2 Sep 2014 10:18:59 -0400)

10-year-old saves drowning 3-year-old
A 10-year-old boy is a hero after saving a 3-year-old neighbor from drowning in a pool.         
(Tue, 2 Sep 2014 10:04:26 -0400)

Starbucks denies entry to woman with service dog
Starbucks plans to apologize to Amy Kaplan, 24, of Brighton, N.Y.         
(Tue, 2 Sep 2014 09:56:05 -0400)

Raw: Celebration after IS 'defeat' in Iraq town
Video obtained by the Associated Press showed Iraqi government forces and Shiite militias in control of Amirli town after ending a siege by the Islamic State group that lasted two months. (Sept. 2)         
(Tue, 2 Sep 2014 09:13:12 -0400)

Raw: Police display Peru's biggest drug haul
Peruvian police put on display 7.6 tons of cocaine in what they call their country's largest haul. (Sept. 2)         
(Tue, 2 Sep 2014 09:06:04 -0400)

Missing boater found safe on shore
Authorities in Maricopa County, Arizona say a boater who went missing at Lake Pleasant has been found safe on shore. 31-year-old Brad Johnson says he jumped off the boat after an altercation and swam to shore. (Sept. 2)         
(Tue, 2 Sep 2014 09:05:03 -0400)

'Smokin' Joe' Frazier statue rising in Philly
Philadelphia's iconic Rocky statue faces a real contender as a nine-foot statue of the late heavyweight champion Joe Frazier takes shape. (Sept. 2)         
(Tue, 2 Sep 2014 09:00:00 -0400)

Miss. police catch wanted man teen still missing
Jackson, Mississippi police have captured a man wanted in the possible abduction of a 17-year-old girl. Dewayne Thomas was caught on Monday. Katelyn Beard remains missing. (Sept. 2)         
(Tue, 2 Sep 2014 09:00:00 -0400)

Burglar steals hearse full of items from funeral home
After paying his respects to three bodies at a funeral home, a burglar loaded thousands of dollars in valuables into a hearse and drove off.         
(Tue, 2 Sep 2014 08:50:17 -0400)

Blackboard awards $25,000 in #PayMyTuitionChallange
College students are calling on everyone from the government, celebrities and corporations to help them pay for their tuition.         
(Tue, 2 Sep 2014 08:44:54 -0400)

Florida mom allowed to give daughter medical marijuana
A Florida mom, who moved to Colorado so her brain cancer-stricken daughter could receive medical marijuana, is bringing her child and the drug back to Florida, before it's legal for others to use it in the state.         
(Tue, 2 Sep 2014 08:39:19 -0400)

13 stunning images from Burning Man festival
(Tue, 2 Sep 2014 08:27:17 -0400)

The day in pictures
(Tue, 2 Sep 2014 08:24:10 -0400)

Statutory rape victim forced to pay child support
State requires man to pay retroactive support even if he didn't know about the child.         
(Tue, 2 Sep 2014 08:09:56 -0400)

Funeral for Michael Brown
(Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:06:03 -0400)

Earthquake rattles Northern California
(Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:53:05 -0400)

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