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Billy Graham played complicated role in US race relations
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- The Rev. Billy Graham was single-minded when he preached about God, prefacing sermon points with the phrase "The Bible says ..." Yet he had a complicated role in race relations, particularly when confronting segregation in his native South....

Sweeping Georgia cybercrime bill would target 'snoopers'
ATLANTA (AP) -- Lying about your weight on an online dating site? Checking out who won the Falcons game from your work computer? Using your computer hacking knowledge as an "ethical hacker?" Those actions may become illegal if a Georgia bill gets voted into law, civil liberty advocates say....

A fertility doctor's secret, a special kinship decades later
ZIONSVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- Matt White remembers that day in September 2016 when a mystery began to unravel that would change his life....

Fla. sheriff says only 1 deputy was on scene during shooting
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- The Florida sheriff whose department responded to this month's high school massacre defended his leadership Sunday while insisting that only one of his deputies was on the scene as the gunman killed 14 students and three staff members....

California Democratic Party isn't backing Dianne Feinstein
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein failed to win the official endorsement of the California Democratic Party as she seeks her fifth term in Washington, but her supporters say it won't hurt her with a broader swath of voters....

Tribes cut out of California pot market might grow their own
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- American Indian tribes that say they have been cut out of California's legal marijuana market have raised the possibility of going their own way by establishing pot businesses outside the state-regulated system that is less than two months old....

NRA spokeswoman becomes new face of gun rights movement
CHICAGO (AP) -- Dana Loesch is the new public face of the National Rifle Association, an organization long associated with older white men....

3 dead after tornado, flooding from central US storms
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Severe thunderstorms spawned a tornado that flattened homes in Tennessee and triggered widespread flooding, leaving at least three people dead in Kentucky and Arkansas....

Billy Graham's body arrives at namesake library
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Admirers took photos on their phones, fire trucks parked on freeway overpasses and police officers saluted as a motorcade carrying the body of the Rev. Billy Graham crossed the evangelist's beloved home state of North Carolina for four hours Saturday from his mountain chapel to namesake library in the state's largest city....

'Precursor to 9/11': Trade center bomb echoes after 25 years
NEW YORK (AP) -- In a room in the 9/11 museum, there are a police captain's poignant notes and a flashlight that illuminated the way to safety. Nearby, a letter from a trapped man tells his family, "I love you very much.... Do wonderful things in your life."...

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