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Video shows coach disarming, embracing Oregon studentAuthorities have released a video that shows part of a former Oregon football star's successful effort to wrest control of a black shotgun from a student at an Oregon high school
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Fire department pesonnel stand by as workers prepare two unstable cranes for implosion at the collapse site of the Hard Rock Hotel, which underwent a partial, major collapse while under construction last Sat., Oct., 12, in New Orleans, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. Authorities plan to blow up the two towering construction cranes that have become unstable at the site of the collapsed hotel. They hope to bring down the cranes with series of small controlled blasts just ahead of approaching tropical weather. The mayor has imposed a state of emergency to seize property and force people out if necessary. They hope to avoid more damage to gas and power lines and historic buildings. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
New Orleans hotel collapse: Demolition of cranes delayedPlan to use explosives to topple two giant cranes leaning over a partly collapsed New Orleans hotel have been pushed back to Sunday as experts size up risky situation
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Striking Chicago Teachers Union members and their supporters rally outside Chicago Public Schools headquarters before marching through the Loop, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, in Chicago. Striking teachers went on strike after their union and city officials failed to reach a contract deal in the nation's third-largest school district. (Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
Chicago strike means day off for some, emergency for othersChicago parents are leaning on family, friends and community groups with teachers in the nation's third-largest school district went on strike
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FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2019, file photo, Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill holds a press conference in South Bend, Ind. Lawyers for Hill are trying to block two women from testifying about previous sexual misconduct allegations as he faces claims that he drunkenly groped four women at a bar last year. The state's attorney disciplinary commission wants the women to testify about Hill's actions when he was the Elkhart County prosecutor before becoming attorney general in 2017. (Robert Franklin/South Bend Tribune via AP, File)
Indiana attorney general faces hearing on future as lawyerThe professional future of Indiana's attorney general will be at stake with a state disciplinary hearing that threatens his law license on allegations that he drunkenly groped four women at a bar last year
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FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 15, 2018 file photo, Rev. Al Sharpton listens to remarks at the National Action Network House of Justice, in New York. A life taken at the hands of police. A grieving family. A divided nation. A stirring eulogy by the Rev. Al Sharpton. On Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 the scene will unfold again, as Sharpton takes the pulpit to deliver remarks at the funeral of Atatiana Jefferson, a 28-year-old black woman who was playing video games with her 8-year-old nephew when she was killed by a white Fort Worth, Texas, police officer responding to a call about an open front door.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Sharpton looks to comfort families after police shootingsThe Rev. Al Sharpton has become a constant of the Black Lives Matter era with his presence in the pulpit after police shootings of African Americans
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Service canceled for Texas woman shot at home by officerA service for a woman shot in her home by a Fort Worth police officer that had been scheduled for Saturday was canceled amid a family dispute over funeral arrangements
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FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2016, file photo, Kate Evans, a lead scientist at Washington State University's Tree Fruit Research & Extension Center in Wenatchee, Wash., tastes a slice of a Cosmic Crisp apple, a new trademarked and focus group-tested apple variety developed by the WSU lab over the last 20 years. The Cosmic Crisp, the first-ever bred in Washington state, will be available beginning Dec. 1 and is expected to be a game changer in the apple industry. Already, growers have planted 12 million Cosmic Crisp apple trees, a sign of confidence in the new variety. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
Move over, Honeycrisp: New apple to debut at grocery storesA new variety of apple called the Cosmic Crisp is coming to grocery stores Dec. 1.
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Andy Sansom walks on his property as he talks about a proposed new natural gas pipeline that would pass through his ranch in the Texas Hill Country near Stonewall, Texas Friday, Aug. 2, 2019. A proposed pipeline is a 430-mile, $2 billion natural gas expressway that pipeline giant Kinder Morgan has mapped from the booming West Texas oil patch to Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Unlikely alliance fighting pipeline in Texas Hill CountryOpposition to one of the nation's longest proposed new natural gas pipelines in the U.S. has grounded an unlikely alliance determined to stop the current project.
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A commuter airplane has crashed near the airport in a small Alaska community on the Bering Sea, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, in Unalaska, Alaska. Freelance photographer Jim Paulin says the crash at the Unalaska airport occurred Thursday after 5 p.m. Paulin says the Peninsula Airways flight from Anchorage to Dutch Harbor landed about 500 feet (152 meters) beyond the airport near the water. (Jim Paulin via AP)
1 dead after plane landing on Alaska island went off runwayAuthorities say one person is dead after a commuter airplane went off the end of a runway while landing at an airport in the remote Aleutian Islands fishing community of Unalaska
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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein speaks to reporters in Raleigh, N.C. Negotiations aimed at reaching a major settlement in the nation's opioid litigation reached an impasse Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. Stein, who was one of the negotiators, said late Friday that local governments did not accept a deal worth $48 billion in cash, treatment drugs and services. (AP Photo/Emery Dalesio, File)
Opioid negotiations fail to produce deal just before trialNegotiations aimed at a major settlement of opioid lawsuits have ended for the day without a deal
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FILE--In this March 26, 2019, file photo, Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson speaks during a news conference in Chicago. On Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, Johnson said he has asked the department to conduct an internal investigation on himself after he was found lying down in a car. A passerby found Johnson early Thursday, and called 911. Police department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says officers checked on Johnson's well-being and didn't observe any signs of impairment. Johnson drove himself home. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford, File)
Chicago's mayor says top cop drinking before incident in carChicago's mayor says the city's top police officer told her he'd had "a couple of drinks with dinner" before he fell asleep at a stop sign while driving home, an incident that the chief contends was related to a change in his blood pressure medication
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FILE - In this July 27, 2015, file photo, the busy Bright Angel Trail is crowded with hikers headed down into the Grand Canyon at Grand Canyon National Park, Ariz. The Interior Department is considering recommendations to modernize campgrounds within the National Park Service. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
Proposal seeks to modernize campgrounds at national parksThe Interior Department is considering recommendations to modernize national park campgrounds
The Associated Press2 days ago
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