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Southern rock founding father Gregg Allman dies at age 69
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) -- Music legend Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel The Allman Brothers Band to superstardom and spawn Southern rock, died Saturday, his manager said. He was 69....

Rocker Gregg Allman dies at age 69; sang and lived the blues
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) -- Gregg Allman, a survivor of tragedy, knew the blues musically and in a painfully personal way....

What if US quits climate deal? Doesn't look good for Earth
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Earth is likely to reach more dangerous levels of warming even sooner if the U.S. retreats from its pledge to cut carbon dioxide pollution, scientists said. That's because America contributes so much to rising temperatures....

Slain Virginia officer was former Marine, father of 3
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- A Virginia State Police special agent fatally shot by a convicted felon in a Richmond public housing complex was a father of three and former Marine who founded a youth wrestling club and mentored disadvantaged kids, authorities said....

Mother of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick killed in boat accident
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- The mother of the CEO of the ride-hailing company Uber died in a boat accident Friday evening in Fresno County, the company said....

Mayor: 'Heroes' died protecting women from anti-Muslim rant
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Police said Saturday they'll examine what appears to be the extremist ideology of an Oregon man accused of fatally stabbing two men who tried to intervene when the suspect yelled racial slurs at two young women who appeared to be Muslim on a Portland light-rail train....

The Latest: FBI assisting investigation in Portland attack
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The Latest on a stabbing on a Portland, Oregon, train that left two dead (all times local):...

In opioid crisis, a new risk for police: accidental overdose
BEL AIR, Md. (AP) -- As Cpl. Kevin Phillips pulled up to investigate a suspected opioid overdose, paramedics were already at the Maryland home giving a man a life-saving dose of the overdose reversal drug Narcan. Drugs were easy to find: a package of heroin on the railing leading to a basement; another batch on a shelf above a nightstand....

Long-awaited display of restored Memphis Belle set for 2018
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) -- The fabled World War II bomber Memphis Belle will finally go on public display next spring at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force alongside John F. Kennedy's presidential plane, an early Wright Brothers flyer and other national treasures....

Lobsterman shares his tale of 12 hours floating on his boots
MONTAUK, N.Y. (AP) -- The darkest moment of John Aldridge's 12 terrifying hours of floating alone in the Atlantic Ocean came in the first moments after he was flung off his lobster boat....

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