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Charlottesville victim's mother urges 'righteous action'

Wed, 2017-08-16 16:24
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- The mother of the young woman mowed down while protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville urged mourners at a memorial service Wednesday to "make my daughter's death worthwhile" by confronting injustice the way she did....
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Back to bomb shelters? North Korea threats revive nuke fears

Wed, 2017-08-16 16:24
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- After the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, the era of nuclear nightmares - of the atomic arms race, of backyard bomb shelters, of schoolchildren diving under desks to practice their survival skills in the event of an attack - seemed to finally, thankfully, fade into history....
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Is it really Lyme? Researchers developing a new test to tell

Wed, 2017-08-16 16:24
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Diagnosing if a tick bite caused Lyme or another disease can be difficult but scientists are developing a new way to do it early - using a "signature" of molecules in patients' blood....
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Express Scripts to limit opioids; doctors concerned

Wed, 2017-08-16 16:24
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager will soon limit the number and strength of opioid drugs prescribed to first-time users as part of a wide-ranging effort to curb an epidemic affecting millions of Americans....
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View from the street: Police stood by as adversaries fought

Wed, 2017-08-16 13:24
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- It started with threats, taunting and racial slurs, and escalated to total pandemonium - hand-to-hand combat in the streets of Charlottesville....
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Federal court: Arkansas can block Planned Parenthood money

Wed, 2017-08-16 13:24
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- A federal appeals court panel ruled Wednesday that Arkansas can block Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood over videos secretly recorded by an anti-abortion group....
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5 missing after Army helicopter goes down off Hawaii

Wed, 2017-08-16 13:24
HONOLULU (AP) -- U.S. Coast Guard and military crews are searching the ocean off Hawaii for five crewmembers of an Army helicopter that went down during a training exercise, authorities said Wednesday....
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Police: Teacher let son sell LSD and allowed teens to use it

Wed, 2017-08-16 13:24
SPRINGBORO, Ohio (AP) -- An Ohio elementary school teacher faces charges she let her 15-year-old son sell LSD and allowed teenagers to use it in her home....
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Can't see the solar eclipse? Tune in online or on TV

Wed, 2017-08-16 13:24
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Ronald Dantowitz has been looking forward to Monday's solar eclipse for nearly 40 years....
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Man recounts pushing fiancee away from car during protest

Wed, 2017-08-16 10:24
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- With tires screeching and bodies flying, Marcus Martin shoved his fiancee out of the way of a car charging through a crowd of peaceful protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia....
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Confederate monuments removed overnight in Baltimore

Wed, 2017-08-16 10:24
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Confederate monuments in Baltimore were quietly removed and hauled away on trucks in darkness early Wednesday, days after a violent white nationalist rally in Virginia that was sparked by plans to take down a similar statue there....
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5 missing after Army helicopter goes down off Hawaii

Wed, 2017-08-16 10:24
HONOLULU (AP) -- U.S. Coast Guard and military crews are searching the ocean off Hawaii for five crewmembers of an Army helicopter that reportedly went down during a training exercise, authorities said Wednesday....
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Reverence for robots: Japanese workers treasure automation

Wed, 2017-08-16 10:24
MORIYA, Japan (AP) -- Thousands upon thousands of cans are filled with beer, capped and washed, wrapped into six-packs, and boxed at dizzying speeds - 1,500 a minute, to be exact - on humming conveyor belts that zip and wind in a sprawling factory near Tokyo....
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Egypt archaeologists discover tombs dating back 2,000 years

Wed, 2017-08-16 10:24
CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's antiquities ministry says that archaeologists have discovered three tombs dating back more than 2,000 years, from the Ptolemaic Period....
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Man recounts pushing fiancee away from car during protest

Wed, 2017-08-16 07:23
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- With tires screeching and bodies flying, Marcus Martin shoved his fiancee out of the way of a car charging through a crowd of peaceful protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia....
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Doctor says nail punctured Wisconsin man's heart

Wed, 2017-08-16 07:23
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- A Wisconsin man who doctors say came perilously close to death after accidentally shooting a nail into his heart while working on his house calmly drove himself to the hospital and even parked his pickup truck in the lot before walking into the emergency room....
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Young Afghans see opportunities dwindle as security worsens

Wed, 2017-08-16 04:23
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Sultan Hossaini sent three of his children from their rural home to the capital, Kabul, hoping they would gain degrees and employment in the new Afghanistan that was promised after the overthrow of the Taliban....
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Rising tensions with North Korea bring back nuclear fears

Wed, 2017-08-16 04:23
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- After the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, the era of nuclear nightmares - of the atomic arms race, of backyard bomb shelters, of schoolchildren diving under desks to practice their survival skills in the event of an attack - seemed to finally, thankfully, fade into history....
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Report: Higher premiums if Trump halts 'Obamacare' subsidies

Wed, 2017-08-16 04:23
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Premiums for a popular type of individual health care plan would rise sharply, and more people would be left with no insurance options if President Donald Trump makes good on his threat to stop "Obamacare" payments to insurers, the Congressional Budget Office says....
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