Crash of Delta 191: 30 years since hell 'ripped open'
Microburst sent jumbo jet into cars on highway, then water tanks short of D/FW runway.
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Ferguson Spurs Dozens of New State Measures
Since the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, legislators in almost every state have proposed changes to the way police interact with the public. 24 states have passed at least 40 measures according to an AP analysis. (Aug. 3)
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Today in History for August 3rd
Highlights of this day in history: Christopher Columbus sets sail; Europe slides further into World War I; A Cold War case heats up Capitol Hill; Air traffic controllers in the U.S. go on strike; NBA founded; Singer Tony Bennett born. (Aug. 3)
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Wounded Marine completes hand-biking trip across USA
Double amputee exceeds fund-raising goal during 63-day journey across America.
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Suspect named in fatal shooting of Memphis cop
Twenty-nine-year-old Tremaine Wilbourne is believed to have shot and killed a Memphis, Tennessee police officer during a traffic stop.
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Police identify suspect in Memphis officer's killing
Officer Sean Bolton, an Iraq veteran, interrupted drug deal, police say.
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Firefighting planes help battle California blazes
As fires continue to burn in California, planes from the National Guard have been brought in to help fight the blazes. Fire retardant is dumped from the planes to help stop the fire from spreading.
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Jessica Alba's Honest company under fire over sunscreen
Jessica Alba's Honest Company is under fire.
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Detroit's Chaldean chapter coming to a close
A butcher shop and a restaurant are all that remain of a once-vibrant ethnic enclave.
(Sun, 2 Aug 2015 19:21:17 -0400)
Thunderstorms kill one, wreak havoc around Chicago
One dead after tent collapses at music fest; Lollapalooza fans evacuate.
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Sunday morning explosions at 2 N.M. churches stun congregants
The blasts caused no injuries and only minor damage, police said.
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Parents: Jessica Alba's sunscreen burned my child
Jessica Alba’s Honest Company is under fire after many complaints that her sunscreen left their children burned.
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Calif. wildfire threatens thousands of homes
Massive blaze destroys at least 24 homes, threatens another 5,000 north of San Francisco.
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Destination wedding parties say 'I do' to Detroit
The Motor City's decadent decay is perfect for city-proud brides and grooms.
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Slowly but surely, Tour de Turtles takes off
Scientists in several locations are 'racing' loggerheads to study their migratory habits.
(Sun, 2 Aug 2015 19:51:16 -0400)
Memphis officer killed after traffic stop
A person of interest has been taken into custody in the death of Memphis Police Officer Sean Bolton. He was fatally shot during a traffic stop.
(Sun, 2 Aug 2015 15:29:07 -0400)
AP Top Stories August 2 p
Here are the top stories: wild fires continue to rage through central and northern California; Canadians will soon vote for a new government; disappointment on Reunion island and Secretary Kerry is in Cairo
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DUI cases at risk as breath test worker admits lies
Former breath test operator suspended after allegedly lying on a report and under oath.
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Israel gay pride stabbings suspect appears in court
An Israeli court on Friday extended the detention period of an anti-gay extremist suspected of stabbing six people during an annual gay pride parade in Jerusalem on Thursday evening. (July 31)
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Over $400K donated to search for missing Fla. boys
Families of the two boys created a GoFundMe page to raise $500,000 for search efforts.
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In Selma, NAACP begins march to Washington
The 40-day event, to end Sept. 15, underscores current voting rights concerns.
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Raw: Fires Rage in Woodlands Across California
Blazes raging in forests and woodlands across California have taken the life of a firefighter and forced hundreds of people to flee their homes as crews continue to battle the flames. (Aug. 2)
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GOP 2016 field prepares for big week ahead
The Republican presidential race kicks off in earnest this week with the first GOP debate in Cleveland Thursday. Meanwhile all 17 candidates are jockeying to get a spot on the stage and a place in the hearts and minds of voters. (Aug. 2)
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New debris on Indian Ocean island not plane part
Police on the French island of Reunion found more debris on the shoreline Sunday just days after discovering a wing flap suspected to be from the missing MH 370 flight. (Aug. 2)
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Raw: Activists Arrested at Russia Gay Pride Demo
Several Russian LGBT activists were arrested by police at a Gay Pride demonstration in St. Petersburg on Sunday. (Aug. 2)
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Check your county: Arrest rates by race
Blacks are far more likely to be arrested than people of other races, and in some places, dramatically so.
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