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West Coast style weather strikes Northeastern US
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- West Coast style weather is striking the Northeastern U.S....

Baton Rouge to continue to mourn officers slain in ambush
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- The city of Baton Rouge will continue to memorialize officers slain in a shoot-out outside a convenience store just a week ago with funeral services planned Monday for police officer Montrell Jackson....

AP Poll: Support grows among Americans for stricter gun laws
Americans increasingly favor tougher gun laws by margins that have grown wider after a steady drumbeat of shootings in recent months, but they also are pessimistic that change will happen anytime soon, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll....

A look at the AP-Gfk poll on American attitudes about guns
A new poll shows that Americans generally support some of the most often-proposed limits on gun ownership, including universal background checks and banning semi-automatic weapons such as the AR-15....

Cops, protesters gear up for hot day of marches ahead of DNC
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police officers are posted at street corners in downtown Philadelphia as protesters prepare for a sweltering day of marches and rallies ahead of the Democratic National Convention....

California fires threaten thousands of homes; 1 body found
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Thousands of homes remained evacuated Sunday as two massive wildfires raged in tinder-dry California hills and canyons, and authorities said a burned body was found in one neighborhood swept by the flames....

The Latest: 3 hurt in Virginia shooting, suspect sought
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- The Latest on a shooting in Virginia that left three people injured early Sunday (all times local):...

A look at some oyster restoration programs around the US
Efforts to restore or expand oyster colonies are underway around the coastal U.S. A look at some of them:...

Civil-rights marchers: US still needs to address inequality
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- A half-century ago, thousands joined a march across Mississippi to challenge a system that condoned violence against black people and suppressed their rights - issues still reverberating in today's national debates about police violence....

Internal reviews underway for officers in police death case
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Two outside police departments are conducting investigations into the conduct of three Baltimore officers who have been cleared of criminal charges in the death of Freddie Gray....

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Cops, protesters gear up for hot day of marches ahead of DNC

Civil-rights marchers: US still needs to address inequality

California fires threaten thousands of homes; 1 body found

Richmond Police: 3 hurt in Virginia shooting, suspect sought

Baton Rouge to continue to mourn officers slain in ambush

The Latest: Burned body found at California fire scene

Authorities say burned body found at scene of Southern California wildfire

As Democratic convention nears, excessive heat settles in

Mountain guide falls to his death while leading group

Shooting at Texas apartment complex leaves 4 dead