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3 Chicago police officers indicted in Laquan McDonald case
CHICAGO (AP) -- Three Chicago police officers were indicted Tuesday on felony charges that they conspired to cover up the actions of a white police officer who shot and killed 17-year-old Laquan McDonald....

GOP health bill: Big tax cuts for rich, not much for others
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Millionaires would get tax cuts averaging $52,000 a year from the Senate Republicans' health bill while middle-income families would get about $260, according to a new analysis of the foundering bill....

NYC subway train derails, scaring passengers and injuring 34
NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York City subway train derailed Tuesday as it entered a station in Harlem, tossing people to the floor, forcing hundreds of shaken-up passengers to evacuate through darkened tunnels and delivering another jolt to a transit system plagued by aging equipment and reliability problems....

FBI locates car related to missing Chinese scholar case
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- The FBI says it has located the car that a missing Chinese scholar studying at the University of Illinois was last seen getting into earlier this month....

Ten Commandments monument installed at Arkansas Capitol
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Workers installed a Ten Commandments monument outside Arkansas' Capitol on Tuesday, two years after lawmakers approved a measure permitting the privately funded statue on state grounds....

Heat a possible factor in 12 Maricopa County deaths
PHOENIX (AP) -- Officials are investigating the heat as a possible cause of 12 deaths in metro Phoenix last week as temperatures soared to 119 degrees....

Utah wildfire grows as firefighters battle California blazes
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The nation's largest wildfire has forced more than 1,500 people from their homes and cabins in a southern Utah mountain area home to a ski town and popular fishing lake....

Alaska salutes black soldiers' work on highway during WWII
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Leonard Larkins and nearly 4,000 other segregated black soldiers helped build a highway across Alaska and Canada during World War II, a contribution largely ignored for decades but drawing attention as the 75th anniversary approaches....

AP PHOTOS: Segregated soldiers toiled on highway during WWII
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Alaska is commemorating 75 years since nearly 4,000 segregated black soldiers toiled in harsh weather and terrain to help build a highway across the state and Canada....

 
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