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1 police officer killed, 3 injured in 2 shootings in Florida
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) -- One police officer was killed and three wounded in nighttime shootings in two Florida cities where the officers were responding to suspected drug activity and reports of a suicide attempt, police said Saturday....

Northwestern prof, Oxford staffer extradited to Chicago
CHICAGO (AP) -- Two employees of elite universities charged in the fatal stabbing of a 26-year-old hair stylist were returned to Chicago early Saturday to face charges of first-degree murder in the brutal killing....

The Latest: Jacksonville shooting leaves 2 officers injured
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) -- The Latest on police officers shot in Florida (all times local):...

The Latest: Suspect in stabbing death back in Chicago
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Latest on the extradition of a Northwestern University professor Wyndham Lathem and Oxford University staffer Andrew Warren (all times local):...

Charlottesville mayor calls for swift removal of Lee statue
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- The mayor of Charlottesville on Friday called for an emergency meeting of state lawmakers to confirm the city's right to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, a request that was swiftly rejected by the state's governor....

Charlottesville exposes new threat for college campuses
BOSTON (AP) -- On college campuses, white supremacists and other far-right extremist groups see fertile ground to spread their messages and recruit followers. But for many colleges, last weekend's deadly attack at a rally near the University of Virginia exposed a new threat....

Fear, resolve and more security at Charlottesville's temple
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) -- For Diane Gartner Hillman, the new reality of being Jewish in Charlottesville sunk in when she had to leave Congregation Beth Israel through the back door....

Eclipse weather forecast: Best in West, least in East
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The early eclipse weather forecast looks best in the West and least in the East with patchy clouds muddling up the picture in between....

Dashcam video shows white cop punching black man during stop
CLEVELAND (AP) -- A dashcam video of a traffic stop that led to a white police officer with a history of disciplinary issues repeatedly punching a black man and hitting his head on pavement appears to show a different sequence of events than police had originally described....

Family: California man celebrating marriage killed in Spain
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (AP) -- California resident Jared Tucker and his new bride had just sent joyful pictures from their first trip to Europe, a vacation they'd saved for to celebrate their 1-year anniversary. The last pictures arrived a day before tragedy struck....

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