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Officers salute during a procession for a fallen officer in Orange, Calif., Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. A California police officer was killed and another wounded in a shooting Monday while they were trying to help a man who had been in a traffic accident in Whittier, officials said. (Sam Gangwer/The Orange County Register via AP)
Police say newly freed gang member killed California officerAuthorities say a gang member who was recently freed from jail killed his cousin and stole his car Monday, then shot and killed a California police officer and wounded his partner before being wounded himself
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Authorities investigate the scene after a deadly shooting in Whitter, Calif., Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. A California police officer was killed and another wounded in a shooting Monday while they were trying to help a man who had been in a traffic accident in Whittier, officials said. (Katie Falkenberg/Los Angeles Times via AP)
The Latest: Crowd holds vigil for slain Whittier officerA huge crowd has gathered outside Whittier police headquarters to remember a veteran officer gunned down while responding to a car crash
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Officials: Women's college raises record-high $486 millionA private liberal arts college for women says the Massachusetts school has raised a record-high $486 million
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A member of Cal Fire, right, talks to workers on the Oroville Dam project in front of the main spillway in Oroville, Calif., Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. Forecasters issued flash flood warnings Monday throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and elsewhere in Northern California as downpours swelled creeks and rivers in the already soggy region. (Hector Amezcua/The Sacramento Bee via AP)
Evacuations ordered amid heavy Northern California rainEvacuations were ordered in Northern California on Monday and flash-flood warnings were issued elsewhere as downpours swelled creeks and rivers to troubling levels in the already soggy region
The Associated Press6 minutes ago
A member of Cal Fire, right, talks to workers on the Oroville Dam project in front of the main spillway in Oroville, Calif., Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. Forecasters issued flash flood warnings Monday throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and elsewhere in Northern California as downpours swelled creeks and rivers in the already soggy region. (Hector Amezcua/The Sacramento Bee via AP)
The Latest: California levee breach pluggedAuthorities have stopped a leak in a levee in California's Central Valley but about 500 people remain under evacuation orders until the area is deemed safe
The Associated Press6 minutes ago
FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2015, file photo, Owen Labrie listens to prosecutors before being sentenced in Merrimack County Superior Court in Concord, N.H. Labrie was convicted of sexually assaulting a younger prep school classmate in 2014 and was sentenced to jail. A hearing is scheduled to start Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2107, to determine if he school should get a new trial on charges of using a computer to lure the underage student for sex and assaulting her. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, Pool, File)
Hearing to begin for prep school grad in sex caseA hearing is scheduled to begin Tuesday on whether a New Hampshire prep school graduate deserves a new trial on charges he used a computer to lure an underage girl for sex
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Police: 4 teens wounded in 2 separate shootings in ClevelandFour teenagers have been wounded in two separate shootings in Cleveland
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Ice floats on a pond in New York's Central Park after several teenagers were rescued when they fell through the ice into the off-limits pond Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, in New York. Police say the 15- and 16-year-olds were on the ice when it gave way. A nearby sign said, "Danger Thin Ice Keep Off." (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
6 teenagers fall through ice into Central Park pond, rescuedSix teenagers have fallen through ice into an off-limits pond in New York's Central Park but have been rescued and are expected to be OK.
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, file photo, Curt Viebranz, president and CEO of George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate, poses in the new Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington in Mount Vernon, Va. Viebranz expects between 10,000 and 15,000 people to visit the estate on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
Americans on Presidents Day: Admiration, fear mark holidayThe United States is marking Presidents Day, a day that is taking on a new meaning for some Americans this year as Republican President Donald Trump upends traditional notions of the office
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In this photo provided by the Cincinnati Zoo, staff from Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and the zoo provide care to the zoo's premature baby hippo, named Fiona, in Cincinnati on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. The zoo said Monday the hippo is recovering from dehydration with the help of staff from the hospital. (Cincinnati Zoo via AP)
Cincinnati Zoo's premature baby hippo gets lifesaving IVThe Cincinnati Zoo says its premature baby hippo is recovering from dehydration with the help of staff from Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016, file photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, and Russian ambassador to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin listen during a meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia. Russian officials said Churkin died suddenly in New York City on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. (Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP, File)
Russia's ambassador to United Nations falls ill, dies at 64Diplomats around the world are remembering Russia's ambassador to the United Nations as a potent, savvy yet personable voice for his country's interests
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Thursday, March 27, 2014, file photo, Russian ambassador to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin returns to his seat after speaking at United Nations headquarters. Russian officials said Churkin died suddenly in New York City on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
The Latest: UN boss calls Russian ambassador 'outstanding'United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says a Russian ambassador who died suddenly in New York was an "outstanding diplomat."
The Associated Press4 hours ago
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