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Fading fishermen: A historic industry along the Northeast US coast faces a warming world
SEABROOK, N.H. (AP) -- The cod isn't just a fish to David Goethel. It's his identity, his ticket to middle-class life, his link to a historic industry....

Heavy rains are again forecast in West Virginia, where floodwaters have killed at least 25 people in the past week
ANSTED, W.Va. (AP) -- More heavy rains are expected in West Virginia, where floodwaters have killed at least 25 people in the past week....

The recent deaths of two women during a rafting excursion illustrate not only how unpredictably dangerous Alaska's wilderness can be, but also how limited resources are in the nation's largest state
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- The recent deaths of two women during a rafting excursion illustrate not only how unpredictably dangerous Alaska's wilderness can be, but also how limited resources are in the nation's largest state....

A white nationalist group's rally outside the California state Capitol building turned violent when a fight broke out with a larger group of counter protesters, leaving 10 people injured with stab wounds, cuts and bruises
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A white nationalist group's rally outside the California state Capitol building turned violent as fighting broke out with a larger group of counter protesters, leaving 10 people injured with stab wounds, cuts and bruises....

Cheap gas prices are driving a record number of Americans to travel this holiday weekend
NEW YORK (AP) -- It's going to be a busy holiday weekend on the nation's highways....

Rainbow flags were held high along with portraits of the dead as thousands of people marched Sunday in gay pride parades tempered by this month's massacre at a Florida gay nightclub
NEW YORK (AP) -- Rainbow flags were held high along with portraits of the dead as thousands of people marched Sunday in gay pride parades tempered by this month's massacre at a Florida gay nightclub....

They wear orange robes and carry shiny gold-colored medallions, stopping people in New York City to offer greetings of peace
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City Buddhist leaders are sounding the alarm to tourists: Beware the "fake monks."...

The leader of a scheme to smuggle teens into the U.S. and keep them as virtual slaves at an Ohio egg farm is scheduled to be sentenced Monday
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- The leader of a scheme to smuggle teens into the U.S. and keep them as virtual slaves at an Ohio egg farm is scheduled to be sentenced Monday....

Testimony is scheduled to resume in the murder trial of a New York woman accused of taking part in a group attack during a church counseling session that killed her half brother and injured another
UTICA, N.Y. (AP) -- Testimony is scheduled to resume in the murder trial of a New York woman accused of taking part in a group attack during a church counseling session that killed her half brother and injured another....

Police say they've arrested a man who fatally shot his girlfriend with a crossbow in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say they've arrested a man who fatally shot his girlfriend with a crossbow in Philadelphia....

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Authorities say a 44-year-old man has been killed and four other people were wounded in a weekend shooting near an Atlanta biker club

Fire crews are making inroads against a raging wildfire in central California that has claimed two lives and destroyed 200 homes

Heavy rains are again forecast in West Virginia, where floodwaters have killed at least 25 people in the past week

Quotations in the News

Federal investigators have issued a report faulting a pilot for the 2014 crash of an experimental plane while filming a zombie movie in Florida

The recent deaths of two women during a rafting excursion illustrate not only how unpredictably dangerous Alaska's wilderness can be, but also how limited resources are in the nation's largest state

Ten people suffered stab wounds and other injuries on Sunday after members of a white nationalist group that planned to rally outside the California state Capitol building in Sacramento clashed with a larger group of counter protesters

They wear orange robes and carry shiny gold-colored medallions, stopping people in New York City to offer greetings of peace

Cheap gas prices are driving a record number of Americans to travel this holiday weekend

The leader of a scheme to smuggle teens into the U.S. and keep them as virtual slaves at an Ohio egg farm is scheduled to be sentenced Monday