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Senate presses ahead on $36.5B disaster relief package
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate is pushing ahead on a $36.5 billion hurricane relief package that would give Puerto Rico a much-needed infusion of cash....

Bergdahl could get life in prison for endangering comrades
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) -- Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will appear Monday before a military judge to learn his punishment for endangering comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan. But first, the judge will have to resolve a last-minute defense argument that new comments by President Donald Trump have tainted the case....

Murder trial that sparked immigration debate gets underway
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Trial is set to begin this week for a Mexican man who set off a national immigration debate after he shot and killed a woman on a popular San Francisco pier....

As far right rises, LGBTQ gun group hits firing line in NY
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) -- The former pacifist pumped a shotgun at the firing line....

Trial in killing of Iowa teenager to focus on gender motive
BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) -- Retired nurse Jenna Sansone said it was a normal night in the quiet eastern Iowa neighborhood where she lives on a hill above the Mississippi River. Then she heard the "bang-bang-bang" of gunshots and called 911....

How wounds suffered in search for Bergdahl changed 3 lives
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- One soldier who searched for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl uses a wheelchair now, unable to speak because of a head wound. Another still can't fully use his right hand. Still another searcher saw a leg wound from enemy fire end his career as a Navy SEAL....

No joke: TV host Letterman honored with Mark Twain Prize
WASHINGTON (AP) -- David Letterman was celebrated at the Kennedy Center Sunday night for his record run on late-night TV, innovative comedy routines and for helping the nation start to heal by reassuring that it was OK to laugh again after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001....

38 accuse writer/director James Toback of sexual harassment
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Writer and director James Toback, who received an Oscar nomination for writing "Bugsy," has been accused of sexual harassment by 38 women in a report published Sunday in The Los Angeles Times....

Trump voting commission criticized for lack of transparency
President Donald Trump's advisory commission on election integrity has integrity questions of its own - with some of its own members raising concerns about its openness....

More than a dozen states still refuse to release voter data
These are state-by-state responses to a request for detailed voter data from President Donald Trump's Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, which is investigating voter fraud. The information indicates whether a state is willing to comply with, is denying or is undecided on the request for data. Some of the states that are willing to comply have fees or other requirements of the commission....

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