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The Latest: Police say 8 dead in Mississippi shootingAuthorities in Mississippi say a suspect is in custody after eight people were killed in a shooting, including a sheriff's deputy
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New Jersey nightclub shooting kills 1, injures 5An early morning shooting at a New Jersey nightclub has left one person dead and five others injured
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In this Thursday, May 25, 2017 photo, Ken Theisen, an advocate with Bay Area Legal Aid, sits outside his office in San Francisco. Courts around the country tried to ease the burden of fines and fees in the wake of riots in Ferguson, Missouri in 2014 that were blamed in part on an unforgiving torrent of traffic and other minor citations that saddled people with debt and even sent them to jail. But no court appears to have made as dramatic an attempt at reform as San Francisco, legal observers say. "I've seen people who basically don't make it to court, get the bench warrant, and it messes up the rest of their lives," said Theisen. "Arresting these people does no good." (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
San Francisco courts test new approach to homeless crimesNo court appears to have made as dramatic and attempt to try to ease the burden of fines and fees as San Francisco, legal observers say
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To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaningWhile millions of Americans celebrate the long Memorial Day weekend as the unofficial start of summer, some veterans and loved ones of fallen military members wish the holiday would command more respect
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Police say eight people are dead, including deputy sheriff, after shooting in Mississippi; suspect in custodyPolice say eight people are dead, including deputy sheriff, after shooting in Mississippi; suspect in custody
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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown speaks at a news conference after a man fatally stabbed two men Friday on a light-rail train when they tried to stop him from yelling anti-Muslim slurs at two young women, one of whom was wearing a hijab in Portland, Ore., Saturday, May 27, 2017.  Jeremy Joseph Christian, 35, was booked on suspicion of aggravated murder and attempted murder in the attack and will make a first court appearance Tuesday. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)
Portland mayor praises men killed during anti-Muslim rantThe mayor of Portland, Oregon, hailed as heroes two men who were stabbed to death trying to protect two women police say were the target of an anti-Muslim rant by a man on a light-rail train
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1 Year Later: No public memorial planned as zoo looks aheadNo public events are planned at the Cincinnati Zoo marking the one-year anniversary of the shooting of an endangered gorilla
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Coal trains fewer as Appalachian railroads keep rollingTrains don't run anymore down every Appalachian town or coal-rich hollow that fueled America's industrial revolution
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Florida could pave new changes in 'stand your ground' lawsFlorida could be the first state to spell out that prosecutors _ and not defendants _ have the burden of proof in pretrial "stand your ground" hearings
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Police: Officer shoots, kills burglary suspect in N CarolinaAuthorities say a burglary suspect has been shot and killed as a police officer tried to arrest him in a North Carolina home
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State Police Superintendent Col. Steven Flaherty addresses reporters  in a Richmond public housing complex where a state police special agent was fatally shot on Saturday, May 27, 2017 in Richmond, Va.. Authorities say Special Agent Michael T. Walter was shot Friday after he and a City of Richmond police officer approached a vehicle parked on a street in Mosby Court.  Travis A. Ball is being held without bond on charges that include malicious wounding and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. (AP Photo/Alanna Durkin Richer)
Slain Virginia officer was a father of 3, former MarineA Virginia State Police special agent killed by a convicted felon in a Richmond public housing complex was a father of three and former Marine who mentored disadvantaged kids and founded a youth wrestling club
The Associated Press7 hours ago
In this photo, Richmond Police Chief Alfred Durham and others pray after a news conference on Saturday, May 27, 2017 in Richmond, Va.. Authorities say Special Agent Michael T. Walter was shot Friday after he and a City of Richmond police officer approached a vehicle parked on a street in Mosby Court.  Travis A. Ball is being held without bond on charges that include malicious wounding and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. (AP Photo/Alanna Durkin Richer)
Slain Virginia officer was a father of 3, former MarineA Virginia State Police special agent killed by a convicted felon in a Richmond public housing complex was a father of three and former Marine who mentored disadvantaged kids and founded a youth wrestling club
The Associated Press8 hours ago
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