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The Latest: Black-footed ferrets released near Yellowstone
MEETEETSE, Wyo. (AP) -- The Latest on the release of black-footed ferrets in an area of Wyoming where they almost went extinct. (all times local):...

Sanders loyalists bash Clinton nomination, clash with police
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bernie Sanders loyalists protested inside and outside the Democratic National Convention site and clashed with police on Tuesday after Hillary Clinton won the party's presidential nomination....

California wildfire forces shutdown of famed Big Sur parks
BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) -- California's signature parks along the Big Sur coastline that draw thousands of daily visitors were closed Tuesday as one of the state's two major wildfires threatened the scenic region at the height of the summer tourism season....

Suspect in student's killing was convicted of similar attack
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- The circumstances, separated by 26 years, are chilling: Two women are attacked while bicycling alone down lonely Ohio country roads on warm July days....

Authorities ID remains as those of missing treasure hunter
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- A treasure hunter who disappeared this year while searching for an author's cache of gold and jewels in the New Mexico wilderness was confirmed dead by authorities Tuesday after his remains were discovered west of Santa Fe....

Young boy who went missing from Boston beach found dead
BOSTON (AP) -- An 8-year-old boy who went missing from a summer day camp at a Boston beach has been found dead in the water....

Man arrested in California kidnap, charged in Oregon death
SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- A small Northern California town was rocked by a shooting, kidnapping and carjacking on Tuesday, all allegedly committed by a man and woman from Oregon who led police on a high-speed chase before they were captured....

Arizona sheriff: 3 slain in possible murder-suicide
PHOENIX (AP) -- Authorities found the bodies of a mother and her two children inside a home in suburban Phoenix in what could be a case of murder-suicide, authorities said Tuesday....

Environmentalists take aim at TransCanada pipeline project
BOSTON (AP) -- Environmentalists are again taking aim at the company that proposed the Keystone XL pipeline - this time for another of its projects they fear would send hundreds of supertankers laden with crude oil down the Atlantic coast to refineries in Texas and Louisiana....

Violence at club signals changing city in southwest Florida
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- A couple of doors down from Club Blu, where a young man and a 14-year-old boy were killed while attending a teen party, shop owner Idis Edouard hoisted a rod above his head to gently move a girl's blue dress aside....

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