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The Latest: Shooter report stemmed from misunderstanding
JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. (AP) -- The Latest on reports of an active shooter at Joint Base Andrews outside Washington (all times local):...

Here come the virtual reality Olympics ... for Samsung users
NEW YORK (AP) -- Athletes in Rio will compete to be the fastest sprinter and highest jumper at the Olympics this August. But there's another test underway as well: How well can virtual reality capture sporting events?...

'Active shooter' report at military base was false alarm
JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. (AP) -- The military base outside Washington where the presidential plane Air Force One is stationed was temporarily locked down Thursday after an "active shooter" report that turned out to be a false alarm....

Gun shop raffling AR-15 rifle to benefit Orlando victims
MCHENRY, Ill. (AP) -- A suburban Chicago gun shop is raffling a semi-automatic weapon to benefit victims of the nightclub shooting in Orlando....

Laws encourage alternatives to prison for veterans with PTSD
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- A former Army sergeant's defenders say he truly believed he was protecting fellow soldiers from a Taliban bomber when he emptied 24 rounds at police and firefighters responding to a fire in his apartment....

Judge blocks Indiana genetic abnormality abortion law
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- A federal judge blocked a new Indiana law Thursday that bans abortions sought because of a fetus' genetic abnormalities....

Robber steals presidential coin from oldest US park ranger
RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) -- A robber attacked the nation's oldest full-time park ranger in her San Francisco Bay Area home this week and made off with a coin she received from President Barack Obama, authorities said Thursday....

Connecticut cops more likely to use stun guns on minorities
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Hispanics shot with stun guns by police in Connecticut in 2015 were more likely to be fired upon multiple times than other racial groups, according to an analysis released Thursday of the first statewide data of police stun gun use in the United States....

At 150, KKK sees opportunities in US political trends
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Born in the ashes of the smoldering South after the Civil War, the Ku Klux Klan died and was reborn before losing the fight against civil rights in the 1960s. Membership dwindled, a unified group fractured, and one-time members went to prison for a string of murderous attacks against blacks. Many assumed the group was dead, a white-robed ghost of hate and violence....

Grizzly kills mountain biker near Glacier National Park
HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- A grizzly bear attacked and killed a 38-year-old mountain biker as he was riding along a trail just outside Glacier National Park, Montana authorities said....

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