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A photograph sits amid the tributes as they grow outside the home where a pregnant woman, Shanann Watts, and her two daughters, Bella and Celeste, lived Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Frederick, Colo. The woman's husband, Christopher Watts, has been arrested on suspicion of killing his family. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Slain Colorado mother painted rosy picture of married lifeA slain Colorado mother whose 2 young daughters were also killed painted a rosy picture of married life
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Phoenix officer, suspect both shot after exchanging gunfirePhoenix Police Department officials say an officer and suspect are in critical condition after exchanging gunfire in north Phoenix
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Cape Cod beaches close following shark sightingsAuthorities in Massachusetts closed two Cape Cod beaches following shark sightings
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Cops: Man Shot After Aretha Franklin ArgumentFans mourned Aretha Franklin all around the world Thursday—including in a Suffolk, Virginia barbershop, where a discussion of the Queen of Soul turned violent. Witnesses say that after an argument over whether Halle Berry had played or was going to play Franklin in a biopic turned violent, Michael Jermell...
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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: Don't Call Us Mormons"The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Tabernacle Choir" isn't a name that exactly rolls off the tongue, but the Mormon Tabernacle Choir might have to adopt it. Russell T. Nelson, the church's president, announced Thursday that it is launching a major campaign to have the full name of...
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Michigan Democrat Sorry for Racist Remarks About Rival"Those are not ... the kind of comments I would usually make," a Michigan state lawmaker said Thursday, apologizing for racist remarks she was overheard making about an Asian-American rival. State Rep. Bettie Cook Scott, who faced state Rep. Stephanie Chang and four other candidates in the Democratic primary for state...
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FILE - This Jan. 16, 2018, file photo, shows President Russell M. Nelson speaking at a news conference, in Salt Lake City. The president of the Mormon church is asking people to refrain from using "Mormon" or "LDS" as a substitute for the full name of the religion: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
Church president: Use 'Latter-day Saints' not 'Mormon'The religion has the famed Mormon Tabernacle Choir, recently made a documentary about its members called "Meet the Mormons" and its official website is mormonnewsroom.org
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FILE - This Dec. 2, 2016 file photo shows the inside of the charred warehouse called the Ghost Ship in Oakland, Calif. A Northern California district attorney has reversed course and says she will no longer consider plea deals to resolve the only criminal case filed in connection to a 2016 warehouse fire that killed 36 people, according to a court document obtained by The Associated Press on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. The two men charged in the case Derick Almena and Max Harris are scheduled to appear in court on Friday, Aug. 17. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Men charged in warehouse fire deaths to appear in courtThe two men charged in the deaths of 36 people in an Oakland warehouse fire are scheduled to appear in court for the first time since a judge scuttled their plea deal
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FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2017, file photo, Esteban Santiago, center, is led from the Broward County jail for an arraignment in federal court in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Sentencing is set Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, for Santiago, a 28-year-old Alaska man who pleaded guilty in the January 2017 Florida airport shooting that left five people dead and six wounded. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
Alaska man faces life in prison for Florida airport shootingAn Alaska man faces life prison sentence in the January 2017 Florida airport shooting that left five dead and six others wounded
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FILE - This Thursday, June 26, 2018, file photo released by Casey Lansdon shows Redding fire inspector Jeremy Stoke in Redding, Calif. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection says in a report that Redding firefighter Stoke died after he was enveloped in seconds by a fire tornado with a base the size of three football fields and winds up to 165 mph. Stoke died July 26, while helping people to evacuate a Northern California blaze. (Casey Lansdon via AP, File)
Record-breaking fire tornado killed California firefighterAuthorities say a massive, searing tornado of flame killed a firefighter helping to evacuate people from California's largest recorded wildfire
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An overdose victim is comforted while being treated by emergency medical reponders on the New Haven Green, a city park in New Haven, Conn., Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Investigators try to determine exactly what sickened them and tens of other victims. People started falling ill Wednesday morning, mostly on the New Haven Green. No deaths were reported. Police have arrested a man who they say may have passed out free samples of synthetic marijuana. (Brian A. Pounds/Hearst Connecticut Media via AP)
Police work to stop overdoses after 76 fall illPolice in New Haven, Connecticut, are swarming a city park and searching people's homes for drugs in an effort to prevent more overdoses from a batch of synthetic marijuana that has put more than 70 people in local hospitals
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Rescuers work to locate and free a contractor who became trapped when a trench collapsed at a work site in a residential area of Philadelphia, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Plumber buried in trench collapse diesAuthorities say a plumber died after he became buried in a trench that collapsed at a residential work site
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