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Indian-Americans clash with cowboy town over proposed center
NORCO, Calif. (AP) -- A Southern California city has rejected plans for a proposed Hindu cultural center partly because officials say the large, domed building doesn't fit in with its Old West-style motif....

Hurricane churns toward Hawaii; people stock up, board up
HILO, Hawaii (AP) -- Preparing for what could be the first hurricane to make landfall in Hawaii in years, residents on the Big Island are stocking up on food and water and seeking shelter for their animals....

Tropical weather expected to drench North Carolina coast
RODANTHE, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina's Outer Banks will likely be drenched as a tropical weather system blows by with up to 5 inches of heavy rain. But the storm was not expected to surpass tropical-storm strength before curving out to sea on Wednesday....

Feds to distribute $53 million to states to fight opioids
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration says it will distribute $53 million to 44 states in an effort to curb opioid abuse....

After easy win, Rubio has bigger challenge to keep seat
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Republican Sen. Marco Rubio's presidential aspirations and insistence that he was done with the Senate didn't hurt him with GOP voters, now it's time to see if the rest of Florida will be as forgiving as he seeks a second term....

McCain defeats Republican challengers to win Arizona primary
PHOENIX (AP) -- Sen. John McCain beat back a primary challenge Tuesday from a Republican tea party activist to win the right to seek a sixth term in November in a race that has been inundated with questions about GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump....

The quest to end lost airline luggage
LINTHICUM, Md. (AP) -- Victor DaRosa stands under a scorching afternoon sun, loading bags onto a jet heading to Detroit....

Trump to make quick trip to Mexico before immigration speech
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) -- In a surprise move, Donald Trump will travel to Mexico on Wednesday to meet with President Enrique Pena Nieto, just hours before the Republican delivers a highly anticipated speech on immigration....

After lengthy stand-off with police, Chris Brown arrested
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Chris Brown can't avoid trouble....

Charges filed to fire 5 officers in Chicago police shooting
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson has filed formal administrative charges to fire the officer who fatally shot black teenager Laquan McDonald in 2014....

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