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White House, in gamble, demands make-or-break health vote
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Abandoning negotiations, President Donald Trump demanded a make-or-break vote on health care legislation in the House, threatening to leave "Obamacare" in place and move on to other issues if Friday's vote fails....

Police: Random racist violence ends in death of black man
NEW YORK (AP) -- One was a neighborly black man who lived in a rooming house in New York's Garment District, liked to collect autographs outside Broadway's theaters, struck up a Twitter friendship with a Hollywood actress and took photos of himself with Oprah Winfrey and Beyonce....

Utah man killed in London attack was hit on bridge
WEST BOUNTIFUL, Utah (AP) -- A Utah couple was enjoying the final day of their European trip to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary when they were among the crowd of people on London's Westminster Bridge who were struck by an SUV....

Jury fails to reach verdict in Penn State ex-president trial
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Jurors in the criminal trial of former Penn State University president Graham Spanier spent more than six hours deliberating Thursday without reaching a verdict regarding the child endangerment and conspiracy charges he faces in the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal....

Braves, warriors, chieftains: Oregon takes on tribal mascots
BANKS, Ore. (AP) -- This fall, the football team in the tiny Oregon logging town of Banks will once again take the field as the Braves. But this time, they have the approval of the tribe that originally inhabited the area....

Utah getting toughest drunken driving limit in the US
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Utah's governor signed legislation Thursday giving the predominantly Mormon state the strictest drunken driving threshold in the country, a change that restaurant groups and representatives of the ski and snowboard industry say will hurt tourism....

Coal ash: 'Why in the world would we be importing it?'
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Shipping containers full of coal ash from China, Poland and India have come into the U.S. through the Port of Virginia as foreign companies find a market for the same industrial waste that America's utilities are struggling to dispose of....

Chicago has biggest population dip as southern states grow
CHICAGO (AP) -- The last straw that convinced Chicago native Marissa Marshall it was time to move away was hearing dangerously close gunfire in the rough neighborhood where she found affordable housing....

Parents accused in kid's shooting death investigated in 2014
PHOENIX (AP) -- Child-welfare officials investigated an Arizona couple accused of murder in their 9-year-old son's shooting death after she gave birth to a child who had been exposed to methadone and heroin....

Student stranded for 5 days near Grand Canyon grew desperate
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- A Texas college student stranded for five days near the Grand Canyon says she was making farewell videos for her family as she grew desperate for help....

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