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Abuse suspect dead; 2 marshals, NY policeman hurt

This undated photo provided by the City of Coronado Police Department shows Charles Richard Thomas Mozdir, 32, a San Diego County sex-assault suspect who got into a shootout Monday in New York’s Greenwich Village, leaving the suspect dead and two federal marshals and a...

Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute. These consumers fall behind on credit cards or hospital bills. Their mortgages,...
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Doctor who contracted Ebola in grave condition

This photo provided by the CDC shows an ebola Virus. U.S. health officials are monitoring the Ebola outbreak in Africa but say the risk of the deadly germ spreading to the United States is remote. (AP Photo/CDC) This photo provided by the CDC shows an ebola Virus. U.S. health...
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Man charged in teen’s 9-month disappearance

This booking photo released by the New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office shows Nathaniel E. Kibby, 34, of Gorham, N.H., arrested Monday, July 28, 2014 and charged with one count of felony kidnapping of Abigail Hernandez, who went missing in Conway, N.H., in October 2013,...
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US Court: Virginia marriage is for all lovers

FILE – In this July 10, 2014 file photo, Boulder County Clerk Hillary Hall takes questions during a news conference, at her offices in Boulder, Colo. Colorado Attorney General John Suthers is trying again to stop Boulder’s clerk from issuing same-sex marriage...
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Small plane crash on Fla. beach: 1 dead, 1 injured

This Sunday, July 27, 2014, photo provided by the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office shows emergency personnel at the scene of a small plane crash in Caspersen Beach in Venice, Fla. Authorities say a father was killed and his daughter seriously injured while walking on the...
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Family of 5 shot dead in Maine, gun recovered

A body is moved from a crime scene at an apartment complex where five members of a family, including three children, were found dead authorities said Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Saco, Maine. Investigators said a family friend had contacted a worker at the apartment complex worried...

Official: Storms destroy E. Tenn homes, no deaths

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Powerful storms raking across several states in the eastern U.S. on Sunday have destroyed at least 10 homes in Tennessee, and there were no immediate reports of any deaths or injuries, authorities said. Spokeswoman Gina Breeding with the office of...
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Northern California wildfire destroys 10 homes

A DC-10 Air Tanker makes a drop on the Sand Fire at the middle fork of the Cosumnes River in Northern California as firefighters standby to protect a home on Saturday, July 26, 2014. Hundreds of firefighters are working in rugged terrain and triple-digit temperatures. (AP...
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Man dies after lightning strikes 14 in California

Pedestrians and beachgoers stand on the shore near Venice Beach as lifeguards, right, bring in a swimmer rescued from the water after a lightening strike Sunday July 27, 2014 in Los Angeles. Authorities said lightning struck 14 people, leaving two critically injured, as rare...