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  • One dead in Tennessee church shooting, 7 more wounded

    Authorities in Tennessee say eight people were injured in a shooting at a church in the Nashville area.
  • Official says at 8 wounded in Tennessee church shooting

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities in Tennessee say eight people were injured in a shooting at a church in the Nashville area. Nashville fire department spokesman Joseph Pleasant tells the Tennessean newspaper that the wounded were being transported to Vanderbilt Medical Center. The nature of the injuries weren’t immediately known. A dispatcher quoted by the […]
  • Palestinian leader tries to put Trump on notice with warning

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Overshadowed by last week’s showdown between the U.S. and North Korea, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas issued an ominous warning in his address to the United Nations: With hopes running out for an independent Palestinian state, the Palestinian leader said he may have no choice but to seek a single, binational state with […]
  • Treasury chief: First Amendment for players _ off the field

    SOMERSET, N.J. (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin thinks pro football players lose their right to free speech once they don pads and take the field. Mnuchin said on ABC’s “This Week” they have “the right to have the First Amendment off the field.” He’s defending President Donald Trump’s attacks on football players kneeling during […]
  • Pelosi trusts Trump to keep his word on young immigrants

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says she trusts President Donald Trump to keep his word and support legislation to protect from deportation young immigrants living in the U.S. illegally who came here as children. Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer have said they had an agreement with Trump to protect those […]
  • Detroit man freed after murder convictions tossed is shot

    DETROIT (AP) — Authorities say a young Detroit man who was released from prison last year after prosecutors agreed that his four murder convictions should be overturned has been shot in the leg. Detroit police say Davontae Sanford was taken to the hospital Saturday night with a wound that isn’t life-threatening. Investigators are piecing together […]
  • It took 66 million years, but California gets state dinosaur

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — It took about 66 million years, but California finally has a state dinosaur. Gov. Jerry Brown announced Saturday the signing of a bill making Augustynolophus (Aw-gus-tin-o-lo-fus) morrisi the official dinosaur of the Golden State. Fossilized remains of the duckbilled creature that lived anywhere from 100 to 66 million years ago have […]
  • White House says tax plan to help business, middle class

    SOMERSET, N.J. (AP) — A proposed tax overhaul set to come out this week from Republicans will offer help for the middle class and businesses, President Donald Trump’s Treasury secretary said. The developing plan “”creates a middle-income tax cut, it makes businesses competitive and it creates jobs,” Steven Mnuchin said in a television interview Sunday, […]
  • Airstrikes hit Syria’s Aleppo despite ceasefire

    BEIRUT (AP) — Airstrikes have targeted rural Aleppo in northern Syria Sunday for the first time in months since a cease-fire took hold in the province, killing one, activists and a war monitoring group said. Also Sunday, the Central Military Media, affiliated with the Syrian government, reported that Iranian drones successfully struck vehicles of the […]
  • In parched North Dakota, cloud-seeding irks some farmers

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — In the parched northern Plains, where the worst drought in decades has withered crops and forced some ranchers to begin selling off their herds, a cloud-seeding program aimed at making it rain would seem a strange target for farmer anger. But some North Dakota growers are trying to end a state […]
  • 7 hurt when man drives into crowd outside N. Carolina club

    DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A man is facing charges after authorities say he drove into a crowd outside a North Carolina nightclub. Police tell local media the incident happened early Sunday outside La Luna nightclub in Durham. Authorities say seven people waiting in line for a food truck were injured when a car drove into […]
  • Enbridge Line 3 pipeline debate shifts to public hearings

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota kicks off public hearings this week on whether regulators should allow Enbridge Energy to replace its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota. Environmental and tribal groups opposed to the project say they expect to turn out hundreds of people for a rally and march before Thursday’s hearing in […]
  • Energy entrepreneur hopes to bring commuter rail to Vermont

    BARRE, Vt. (AP) — An energy entrepreneur wants to set up a commuter rail system to further his vision of weaning Vermont from fossil fuels and getting cars off the highways, and he has taken the first step toward moving it beyond the theoretical by buying a dozen rail cars. David Blittersdorf spent $5 million […]
  • In Wisconsin, GOP pushes to end sulfide mining moratorium

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Four years after relaxing the state’s iron mining laws, Wisconsin Republicans are pushing to lift a moratorium on copper and gold mining — a ban Gov. Scott Walker helped impose as a legislator. Wisconsin law requires sulfide mining applicants to prove a similar mine has operated for 10 years and been […]
  • Profiles of the Little Rock Nine who integrated Central High

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The nine black teenagers who integrated Little Rock’s Central High School in September 1957 all went on to seek higher education. Eight remain alive. While they’re most known for their collective story, they have their individual achievements as well. Here are their stories, as provided by organizers of the 60th […]