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Ancient humans may have reached Americas 100,000 years earlier than thought
Experts not involved in the study, however, question the claim, in part because of the total lack of other evidence of a human presence so long ago.         
(Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:04:14 -0400)

Cop hailed a hero for saving elderly man
A nursing home is 'extremely grateful' this police officer sprang into action and saved a man from jumping off the home's roof. The nursing home says they called the police because he was 'combative.'         
(Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:59:48 -0400)

Here's what it really takes to get into the Ivy League these days
You'll need more than luck for an Ivy to say yes.         
(Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:17:43 -0400)

Trooper killed at gas station; suspect barricaded in home
Delaware State Police trooper was gunned down in the parking lot of a Bear Wawa shortly after noon.         
(Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:14:06 -0400)

Company offers new legs to Good Samaritan amputee
The 30-year-old Florida woman has no medical insurance, and now faces a lifetime of artificial-limb use.         
(Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:55:12 -0400)

Analysis: Fight over tax reform just beginning
President Donald Trump's tax plan will likely mark the beginning of a new fight over tax reform, if Republicans and some Democrats, fail to line up behind the plan. AP reporter Josh Boak breaks down the potential political fight. (April 26)         
(Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:29:03 -0400)

A multimillion-dollar question: What's a 'sanctuary city?'
Faced with funding threats, local leaders are asking the Trump administration for a clear definition.         
(Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:09:56 -0400)

AP Top Stories April 26 P
Here's the latest for Wednesday, April 26th: Trump Administration Unveils Tax Plan; Delaware Trooper shot and killed; Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' director, dead at 73; and researchers create artificial womb.         
(Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:15:19 -0400)

Lorraine Toussaint talks Morris Chestnut, 'Rosewood' finale
Actress Lorraine Toussaint talks co-star Morris Chestnut and Friday's "Rosewood" finale. (April 26)         
(Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:30:19 -0400)

This puppy can rip some serious shreds
From the half pipe to stairs, this puppy and his skateboard can handle it all!         
(Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:21:32 -0400)

Ann Coulter on Berkeley cancelation: It's sickening
After several days of back-and-forth between Ann Coulter and UC Berkeley, the conservative speaker’s planned April 27 speech has been canceled.         
(Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:20:22 -0400)

AP Top Stories April 26, 2017
Here's the latest for Wednesday, April 26th: Trump administration unveils tax plan; Delaware trooper shot; Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' director, dead at 73; and researchers create artificial womb.         
(Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:17:08 -0400)

Girl clings to bus door before dropping onto busy road
Ryan Ciampoli is a trained EMT and his dashcam shows the moment a little girl fell out the back door of a bus before slamming onto the busy highway. He quickly came to her rescue and thinks she should walk away from this with just a mouth injury.         
(Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:58:23 -0400)

Urgent trip to restroom gets man kicked off flight
The jet was awaiting takeoff -- for about 30 minutes -- at Atlanta's airport.         
(Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:48:02 -0400)

Raw: Duckling rescue caught on video
It was a happy ending for 12 ducklings who fell into a storm drain in Pearland, Texas. A police officer saw a mother duck pacing near the drain and went to check it out. That's when he discovered the ducklings and conducted a rescue. (April 26)         
(Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:36:21 -0400)

Trump aims to limit federal role in education
President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that aims to reduce the federal government’s role in K-12 education. (April 26)         
(Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:26:34 -0400)

Trump orders DeVos to get rid of 'overreaching mandates' in schools
President Trump on Wednesday ordered U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to study how the federal government has supported “top-down mandates” that rob autonomy from state and local education         
(Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:23:48 -0400)

Recently found teen's father files for divorce, seeks restraining order
The mother of the Elizabeth Thomas who was missing was indicted in 2016 on charges she abused her children.         
(Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:43:30 -0400)

Senators plead with Trump administration to let 50,000 Haitians stay
The Trump administration is weighing an end to immigration protections for Haitians next January.         
(Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:24:45 -0400)

Arkansas parade of executions could end Thursday
Kenneth Williams is scheduled to die Thursday in what would be the state's fourth execution in eight days.         
(Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:33:39 -0400)

Trump has 'no intention' to release tax returns
President Donald Trump 'has no intention' of releasing his taxes returns to the public, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Wednesday. (April 26)         
(Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:31:08 -0400)

Anti-Trump bar opens in NYC
Manhattan liberals chagrined about being out of power now have a place to cry in their suds. Coup, a new bar has pledged to donate its profits to organizations like ACLU and Planned Parenthood. (April 26)         
(Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:29:22 -0400)

Trump tax plan cuts top rate to 35 percent
The White House announced a tax reform plan Wednesday which would reduce the number of income tax brackets, and cut the top rate from 39.6 percent to 35 percent. (April 26)         
(Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:26:39 -0400)

Fox News sued for racial bias
A new lawsuit is expanding accusations of racial discrimination against current and former employees at Fox News. (April 26)         
(Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:25:24 -0400)

Pot use, abuse more likely in states with medical marijuana laws, study shows
Sixty-four percent of Americans now live in states permitting medical marijuana use for a variety of conditions, from chronic pain to PTSD.         
(Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:58:40 -0400)

International butter battle ensnares creamery
A trademark dispute about Irishgold brand butter caused that product to be yanked from supermarkets earlier this month.         
(Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:49:21 -0400)

Crazy April weather on the way: Summerlike warmth East, snowy West
The final days of April will see a wild potpourri of weather across the nation.         
(Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:27:05 -0400)

Ann Coulter speech at UC Berkeley canceled after loss of conservative groups' support
Ann Coulter folded after losing support from conservative students planning to host her at UC Berkeley.         
(Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:08:24 -0400)

April political cartoons from the USA TODAY Network
        
(Sat, 1 Apr 2017 09:07:54 -0400)

The day in pictures
       
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A hidden bar or restaurant in each state
        
(Mon, 24 Apr 2017 06:17:01 -0400)

Remembering the Oklahoma City bombing on its 22nd anniversary
        
(Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:17:13 -0400)

U.S. cities with poor air quality
        
(Wed, 19 Apr 2017 08:26:19 -0400)

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