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US teen drug overdose deaths inch up after years of decline

5 hours 30 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- After years of decline, teen deaths from drug overdoses have inched up, a new U.S. government report shows....

Mourners gather to remember woman killed at Virginia rally

5 hours 49 min ago
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Mourners will gather in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Wednesday to honor the woman who was killed when a car rammed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally that descended into violence last weekend....

Man recounts pushing fiancee away from car during protest

6 hours 42 min ago
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- With tires screeching and bodies flying, Marcus Martin shoved his fiancee out of the way of a car charging through a crowd of peaceful protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia....

Ten Commandments judge faces runoff in Alabama Senate race

7 hours 1 min ago
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Alabama's famed Ten Commandments judge, Roy Moore, has forced a Senate primary runoff with president-backed incumbent Sen. Luther Strange, setting up a September showdown that could be closely watched for clues about Republicans' prospects in 2018 midterm elections....

Rising tensions with North Korea bring back nuclear fears

9 hours 52 min ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- After the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, the era of nuclear nightmares - of the atomic arms race, of backyard bomb shelters, of schoolchildren diving under desks to practice their survival skills in the event of an attack - seemed to finally, thankfully, fade into history....

Utah mayor shrugs off attacks, wins GOP primary for US House

10 hours 27 min ago
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A Utah mayor overcame nearly $1 million in attacks from out-of-state groups to win a three-way Republican primary in a race to fill a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives vacated by Jason Chaffetz....

AP Explains: How the Texas 'bathroom bill' keeps faltering

11 hours 56 min ago
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- A Texas version of a North Carolina-style "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people again sputtered out....

Labor-short Japan more at home with automation than US

12 hours 8 min ago
MORIYA, Japan (AP) -- Thousands upon thousands of cans are filled with beer, capped and washed, wrapped into six-packs, and boxed at dizzying speeds - 1,500 a minute, to be exact - on humming conveyor belts that zip and wind in a sprawling factory near Tokyo....

'Bathroom bill' dies again in Texas as session abruptly ends

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 23:21
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- A Texas "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people died again late Tuesday along with many of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott's summer demands as an already bruising legislative session was derailed by Republican backbiting that could preview an even nastier 2018 primary season....

From Isaac Asimov to Aimee Mann, 'robophobia' plagues humans

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 23:09
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Robots are secretly plotting to kill us. Or enslave us. Or, at best, they will take our jobs, one by one....