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Program encourages DC kids to capture images

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight-year-old Lanyshia Folk stood quietly in a garden patch and held her camera steady as she tried to capture an image of …

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9 days in, no contact with trooper slaying suspect

9 days in, no contact with trooper slaying suspect

CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — Nine days after a gunman opened fire in a deadly ambush at a state police barracks, authorities have had no contact wit…

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US general: Arab nations needed in Iraq, Syria

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — The still-evolving military campaign plan to retake Iraqi territory held by the Islamic State group calls for attacking…

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Security breach prompts more White House security

Security breach prompts more White House security

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service tightened security outside the White House after an embarrassing breach in which a man with a knife scale…

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Who wins Senate control? Nov. 4 might not decide

Who wins Senate control? Nov. 4 might not decide

WASHINGTON (AP) — A suspenseful election night is one thing, but what if it stretches out for a month? Or into next year?

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UN ambassador: Others ready to fight Islamic State

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States' ambassador to the United Nations says other nations are pledging support for the fight against Islamic St…

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US applauds Afghan power-sharing agreement

US applauds Afghan power-sharing agreement

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration applauded the power-sharing deal signed Sunday by Afghanistan's two presidential candidates.

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March on global warming expected to draw thousands

NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of people from across the nation are expected in New York City to participate in what's billed as the largest march …

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Feds censure local police, yet give lethal weapons

Feds censure local police, yet give lethal weapons

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Pentagon program that distributes military surplus gear to local law enforcement allows even departments that the Justice…

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Huge Northern California wildfire keeps growing

Huge Northern California wildfire keeps growing

POLLOCK PINES, Calif. (AP) — As an expanding wildfire in Northern California kept nearly 3,000 people from their homes, teams sought to find o…

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SpaceX launches 3-D printer, other station gear

SpaceX launches 3-D printer, other station gear

CAPE CANAVERAL (AP) — A SpaceX cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Sunday, carrying the first 3-D printer for astron…

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How Arizona's members of Congress voted

Last session until Nov. 12.

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California authorities catch 4 of 5 jail escapees

California authorities catch 4 of 5 jail escapees

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Four of five inmates were caught Saturday night, a day after their escape from a central California jail, authorities sai…

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GOP's Roberts heads to swing-voting east Kansas

GOP's Roberts heads to swing-voting east Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Sen. Pat Roberts of Kansas took his conservative re-election message into the state's swing-voting east Saturday in his …

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Tense hunt in trooper ambush case hits 8 days

Tense hunt in trooper ambush case hits 8 days

CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — The suspect in the deadly ambush at a state police barracks in a remote part of northeastern Pennsylvania remained at l…

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Marlins eliminated from wild-card contention

MIAMI (AP) — The Marlins failed in their late comeback attempt and saw their fleeting playoff hopes come to an end.

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Secret Service boosts security outside White House

Secret Service boosts security outside White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service chief has stepped-up security outside the White House after a man with a knife who jumped the fence made …

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Teams assess damage as California wildfire burns

Teams assess damage as California wildfire burns

POLLOCK PINES, Calif. (AP) — Assessment teams sought Saturday to find out just how many structures have been damaged or destroyed by a massive…

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Zimmerman returns, leads Nationals past Marlins

MIAMI (AP) — Ryan Zimmerman had two hits, including an RBI triple, in his return to the lineup and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Mar…

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Pope chooses a moderate for Chicago archbishop

Pope chooses a moderate for Chicago archbishop

As the leader of two American dioceses, Roman Catholic Bishop Blase Cupich has staked out a firm position in the middle of the road.

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Man barricaded in home on tribe's reservation

A man believed to have weapons has barricaded himself in a home on the Fort Hall Reservation in southeast Idaho, Shoshone-Bannock Tribal offic…

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Nationals 3, Marlins 2

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More than 1K people search for missing UVa student

More than 1K people search for missing UVa student

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Nearly 1,000 volunteers, some driven by worry for the safety of their own families, fanned out from the University…

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Hawaii lava flow approaching homes slows down

Hawaii lava flow approaching homes slows down

HONOLULU (AP) — Scientists say lava creeping toward rural communities on Hawaii's Big Island is slowing down.

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Ruby Dee memorialized in NYC with song and dance

Ruby Dee memorialized in NYC with song and dance

NEW YORK (AP) — Actress and civil rights activist Ruby Dee was memorialized Saturday in poetry, dance and song at a packed Harlem cathedral wh…

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