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US communities diverge on child migrant response

Demonstrators hold signs and flags outside the Mexican Consulate on Friday, July 18, 2014, in Houston. The sharp contrast in how Americans are reacting to the immigrant influx mirrors the divisiveness seen in Congress as the nation’s leaders attempt to find solutions to...
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Police: Mom, grandparents nearly starved boy, 7

Buy AP Photo Reprints GREENVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A 7-year-old boy was nearly starved to death, suffered regular beatings and resorted to catching insects to eat during brief times he was allowed outside, police said in charging his mother and grandparents with assault and...
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Rallies planned after in-custody death of NYC man

Jewel Miller, seated left, is comforted by a friend as she and her three-month-old daughter Legacy sit next to a memorial scene for Legacy’s father, Eric Garner, on Friday, July 18, 2014. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is promising a full investigation into the death of...
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At dreary Open, Fowler takes aim at leader McIlroy

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland kneels under an umbrella as he waits to play on the 4th green during the third day of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Saturday July 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super) Rory McIlroy of Northern...
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Robbers’ families say police acted appropriately

This undated photo released by the Singh family shows Misty Holt Singh who was taken hostage and killed in Stockton, Calif. following a bank robbery and gun battle on Wednesday, July 16, 2014. An attorney representing family said Friday, July 18, 2014 that he is seeking...
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Vikings suspend Priefer for 3 games

Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe, right, speaks during a press conference, Tuesday, July 15, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minn. Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe intends to sue the team over allegations of anti-gay conduct by a coach, his lawyer said Tuesday. (AP...

Children Find Skeletal Remains In SW Ohio Woods

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Police say skeletal remains were found by some children in a wooded area in southwestern Ohio. Dayton police say the children found the remains Wednesday and their parents called police. Police say the bones apparently had been in the area for some time and...

Ohio Agency Uses 3-D Scanner To Map Crime Scenes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s attorney general says agents with the Bureau of Criminal Investigation are getting access to 3-D laser scanners to help them more efficiently record and reconstruct complex crime scenes. The scanner rotates 360 degrees to capture millions of...
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Damage from Washington wildfires ‘hard to believe’

A line of fire snakes along a hillside at dusk Friday, July 18, 2014, in Winthrop, Wash. A fire racing through rural north-central Washington destroyed about 100 homes, leaving behind smoldering rubble, solitary brick chimneys and burned-out automobiles as it blackened hundreds...
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Damage from Washington wildfires ‘hard to believe’

A line of fire snakes along a hillside at dusk Friday, July 18, 2014, in Winthrop, Wash. A fire racing through rural north-central Washington destroyed about 100 homes, leaving behind smoldering rubble, solitary brick chimneys and burned-out automobiles as it blackened hundreds...