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  • The Latest: Protesters arrested at St. Louis shopping mall

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on protests in St. Louis over acquittal of officer in black man’s shooting death (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Police have arrested several people at an upscale St. Louis shopping mall who were protesting the recent acquittal of a white former police officer in the shooting death of a […]
  • The Latest: North Korea: Trump insult ensures attack on US

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the United Nations General Assembly (all times local): 3:30 p.m. North Korea’s foreign minister says U.S. President Donald Trump’s insult calling leader Kim Jong Un “rocket man” makes “our rocket’s visit to the entire US mainland inevitable all the more.” Ri Yong Ho called the American leader “a […]
  • The Latest: Traffic is light during border crossing closure

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on closing Mexico-bound car traffic at the nation’s busiest border crossing for construction work (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Detoured traffic is unusually light during the closure of all Mexico-bound car traffic at the busiest U.S. border crossing in San Diego. U.S. authorities say people are heeding their calls […]
  • State unveils map of significant Henry David Thoreau spots

    BOSTON (AP) — The state is making it easier for fans of Henry David Thoreau and other literary giants from Massachusetts to find their way to the significant places in the authors’ lives. The Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism has created a map and itinerary that charts the places where Thoreau was born, raised […]
  • Puerto Rican players across MLB help after Hurricane Maria

    HOUSTON (AP) — It’s been three days since Hurricane Maria destroyed Puerto Rico and Carlos Beltran still hasn’t been able to get in touch with his parents who live there. While the Houston Astros designated hitter plays with a heavy heart and prays that his family is OK in the wake of the massive storm, […]
  • Las Vegas police reveal how dummy helped secure conviction

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police detectives say they were surprised when they were able to use a decoy mannequin in their search for a suspected killer who had bludgeoned to death two homeless men. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports ( ) Metropolitan Police Department officers and a prosecutor described Tuesday how they used […]
  • EPA removes waste at Texas toxic sites, won’t say from where

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency says it has recovered 517 containers of “unidentified, potentially hazardous material” from highly contaminated toxic waste sites in Texas that flooded last month during Hurricane Harvey. The agency has not provided details about which Superfund sites the material came from, why the contaminants at issue have not been […]
  • Family remembers mom killed in hospital shooting

    RUMNEY, N.H. (AP) — Mourners say a woman killed this month in a shooting at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center had a spiritual presence that was undeniable by those who met her. Friends and family of Pamela Ferriere (FAIR-ee-uhr) gathered Saturday at Rumney Baptist Church to celebrate her life. She was 70 years old, attended the church […]
  • The Latest: Melania Trump meets with Prince Harry

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on first lady Melania Trump leading the U.S. delegation to the Invictus Games in Toronto (all times local): 2:40 p.m. U.S. first lady Melania Trump is meeting with Britain’s Prince Harry in Toronto. Mrs. Trump traveled to the Canadian city to support American athletes participating in the Invictus Games. The […]
  • Some Trump supporters grumble in battleground Michigan

    MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. (AP) — Republicans in Michigan, where Donald Trump triumphantly stamped the election last year, are giving the president mixed reviews nine months into his term in light of the all-but-dead effort to undo the Obama-era health care law. While Trump still remains popular with the Michigan GOP’s base, a number of state […]