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When Hispanic teens vanished, did New York police do enough?
BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) -- Hispanic teenagers began vanishing last winter in Brentwood, a working-class suburb 40 miles east of New York City....

2 studies point to lack of campaign substance on newscasts
NEW YORK (AP) -- Two studies of U.S. news coverage suggest that this is a presidential campaign with little substance - unless groping women, tax returns and email servers are your idea of major issues....

Police identify man killed in Virginia workplace shooting
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) -- Authorities in Virginia on Wednesday identified a man who was fatally shot and three others who were wounded after a former co-worker opened fire at a rail car factory....

Tense standoff at Dakota Access protest encampment
CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) -- The prospect of a police raid on an encampment protesting the Dakota Access pipeline faded as night fell Wednesday, with law enforcement making no immediate move after protesters rejected their request to withdraw from private land....

Ohio judge: Jury can hear about pot in slain man's car
CINCINNATI (AP) -- The defense for a white former police officer charged with murder can tell jurors about marijuana found in the car driven by the unarmed black man he fatally shot after a traffic stop, an Ohio judge ruled Wednesday....

Hurricane floods homeless housing in historic St. Augustine
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) -- Days after Hurricane Matthew sent floodwaters surging through historic St. Augustine, the county's director of homeless services was panicked....

Adopted at 3 and brought to US, S. Korean man to be deported
SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- A South Korean man flown to the U.S. 37 years ago and adopted by an American couple at age 3 has been ordered deported back to a country that is completely alien to him....

Jury convicts man of killing 4 tied to Omaha medical school
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- A former doctor was convicted Wednesday in the revenge killings of four people, including the 11-year-old son of a faculty member he blamed for his firing 15 years ago from an Omaha medical school's pathology residency program....

Police: Oklahoma man wanted for violent crimes had hit list
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- An Oklahoma man who has been on the run since Sunday, wanted in a string of killings, shootings and carjackings, likely intends to attack several people linked to a sexual assault case against him, authorities said Wednesday....

Judge rejects claim to Prince estate from woman and girl
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) -- A Minnesota judge says a woman and girl who claim to be Prince's niece and grandniece will not be considered heirs of his estate....

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