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Paper: FBI investigating security of Clinton emails

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI is looking into the security of the private email server that Hillary Rodham Clinton used when she was secretary of state, The Washington Post reported Tuesday.

University of Cincinnati creates safety post after fatal shooting

Robin Engel, a criminal justice professor and researcher at the university, has been named to the post and her appointment will be effective immediately, it said. "I am fully committed to making any needed changes to our UC Police Department. Show More Summary

Three days, five killings and a year of pain in Baltimore

Kajuan Guinn was just 8, and recently reunited with his family after years in foster care, when his chronically ill mother died of complications from lupus. Two years after his mother died, Guinn ran away, following his father's path into a world of gangs, drugs and violence on the streets of Baltimore.

More fights ahead on Planned Parenthood after Senate vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the aftermath of the Senate's derailing of Republican legislation halting federal dollars for Planned Parenthood, one thing seems clear: Many on both sides think they can ring up gains from the battle.

Obama gets tough on emissions

Yahoo News takes a closer look at President Barack Obama’s toughest plan yet to combat climate change.

Holmes jury keeps execution as option as sentencing advances

Jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial declined to rule out the death penalty Monday as they move toward sentencing James Holmes, finding his defense failed to persuade them to show him mercy.

Colorado movie massacre trial jurors reach verdict on mitigating factors

Jurors in the Colorado movie massacre trial reached a verdict on Monday on whether mitigating factors such as mental illness count for more than aggravating ones that could justify execution for the gunman, James Holmes, the judge said. Show More Summary

Oklahoma brothers plead not guilty to killing five family members

Two Oklahoma brothers accused of murdering their parents and three siblings pleaded not guilty on Monday in a Tulsa County court, an official said. Robert Bever, 18, and Michael Bever, 16, were charged as adults, each with five counts of first-degree murder and assault and battery with intent to kill, the court official said. Show More Summary

Trump says won't be 'throwing punches' in U.S. Republican debate

Donald Trump, the man to beat in this week's first televised Republican presidential debate, said on Sunday he does not plan to attack his rivals and downplayed expectations for his performance, saying "I'm not a debater." The combative...Show More Summary

Thirteen hurt in shooting outside New York City house party

Nine people were struck by gunfire and four others suffered cuts and scrapes in the early morning shooting, according to the New York Police Department. All of the gunshot victims, which included both men and women ranging in age from 19 to 38-years-old, were transported to local hospitals and are expected to survive, the NYPD said.

Bush does first Spanish-language TV interview of campaign

MIAMI (AP) — In his first Spanish-language television network interview since launching his 2016 presidential campaign, Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush fielded questions ranging from the upcoming presidential debate to Latin American foreign policy to whether he had ever experienced discrimination.

Obama to require steeper emissions cuts from U.S. power plants

President Barack Obama will impose even steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants than previously expected, senior administration officials said Sunday, in what the president called...

Texas trooper who arrested Sandra Bland had been warned over conduct: AP

Sandra Bland was pulled over in her car on July 10 by a white state trooper, Brian Encinia, for failing to signal a lane change. A prosecutor in Waller County, which is northwest of Houston and where the arrest and death happened, said on July 23 that an autopsy supported the medical examiner's initial ruling of suicide.

Family feud in evidence at Bobbi Kristina funeral

ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) — The ongoing tensions between the families of the late megastar Whitney Houston and her ex-husband, R&B singer Bobby Brown, erupted Saturday during a memorial service for their daughter, Bobbi Kristina.

March to Washington begins with civil rights rally in Selma

Organizers of the so-called "America's Journey for Justice" want to build momentum behind a renewed national dialogue over race relations that was prompted by the killing of a number of unarmed black men by police officers over the past year. Show More Summary

Pacific trade ministers fail to reach deal in Hawaii talks

LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Trade ministers from a dozen Pacific Rim nations failed to reach a deal on a new trade agreement that would cover nearly 40 percent of the global economy, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman said Friday.

Florida faceoff: Clinton and Bush offer stark contrast in strategies

One week before Jeb Bush jumps into the Republican free-for-all primary on a debate stage with nine other candidates, he faced off with the likely Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, as the two of them gave dueling speeches to the National Urban League.

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