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This photo provided by the California Highway Patrol shows a helicopter hovering over steep coastal cliffs Tuesday, March 27, 2018, near Mendocino, Calif., where a vehicle, visible at lower right, plunged about 100 feet off a cliff along Highway 1, killing all five passengers. The California Highway Patrol identified the victims Tuesday as two women from West Linn, Ore., and three children. (California Highway Patrol via AP)
March 28, 2018 - 6:06 pm
MENDOCINO, Calif. (AP) — Searchers scoured the Northern California coast Wednesday for three missing children of a couple who were killed along with three of their other children when their SUV plunged off scenic Pacific Coast Highway onto rocks in the ocean. The California Highway Patrol said law...
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FILE - In this April 26, 2016, file photo, "Into Thin Air" author Jon Krakauer poses for a photo in Bozeman, Mont. A judge has ordered the conditional release of records about a University of Montana rape case to Krakauer after a four-year dispute that pitted student privacy against the public's right to know the decisions their government agencies are making. (AP Photo/Matt Volz, file)
March 28, 2018 - 6:06 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A judge has ordered the conditional release of records about a University of Montana rape case to author Jon Krakauer after a four-year dispute that pitted student privacy against the public's right to know the decisions their government agencies make. But the legal wrangling...
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This undated photo provided by the Pinal County Sheriff's office shows Brittany Velasquez. Authorities said Tuesday, March 27, 2018, that Velasquez has been arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder after her two children were found in car seats in a vehicle amid evidence of foul play. (Pinal County Sheriff's Office via AP)
March 28, 2018 - 5:13 pm
SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona mother arrested this week in the deaths of her toddler and infant left the children with relatives for days at a time, according to a police report that cites an unidentified relative. Police in the small town of Superior called Arizona child protection officials...
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March 28, 2018 - 5:07 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Democrats on Wednesday blasted a Republican-backed bill that would ensure that two vacant seats in the Legislature will remain open until next year, calling the proposal a blatant attempt to avoid adding to a string of recent GOP losses and saying it would deny some...
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FILE- In this Oct. 2, 2014, file photo, the Wall Street subway stop on Broadway, in New York's Financial District. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
March 28, 2018 - 5:06 pm
U.S. stock indexes struggled to find direction Wednesday, ending the choppy day of trading with a loss for the second straight day. The latest market decline was modest compared with the previous day's steep drop, but both were largely driven by a sell-off in technology stocks. Losses in Amazon,...
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FILE - In this April 26, 2016, file photo, "Into Thin Air" author Jon Krakauer poses for a photo in Bozeman, Mont. A judge has ordered the conditional release of records about a University of Montana rape case to Krakauer after a four-year dispute that pitted student privacy against the public's right to know the decisions their government agencies are making. (AP Photo/Matt Volz, file)
March 28, 2018 - 4:58 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A judge has ordered the conditional release of records about a University of Montana rape case to author Jon Krakauer after a four-year dispute that pitted student privacy against the public's right to know the decisions their government agencies make. But the legal wrangling...
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FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2016 file photo, artwork and signatures cover a fence around the Pulse nightclub, scene of a mass shooting, in Orlando, Fla. Jurors in the federal trial of Noor Salman, the Pulse nightclub gunman's widow, have gotten a look inside his Florida condo through crime scene photos taken as FBI agents searched the home. They also saw some of her husband Omar Mateen's web browsing history Tuesday, March 20, 2018, including beheading videos created by the Islamic State group Mateen had pledged allegiance to. Salman is accused of aiding and abetting her husband in the 2016 attack that left 49 people dead. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
March 28, 2018 - 4:57 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Jurors deliberated Wednesday whether the widow of the Orlando nightclub shooter lied to the FBI and helped her husband in the attack that killed 49 people or was an abused wife who knew nothing of his plans. Noor Salman, 31, is charged with obstruction and providing material...
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In this Monday, March 26, 2018 photo, from left, Alex Kahn, champlain, Bill Thick Jr., commander, of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4073 in Marshall, pose with Chris Walden, a Battle Creek gunsmith and firearms instructor in Marshall, Mich. Walden, hosted several three-hour sessions on gun safety and how to build a semi-automatic AR-15 rifle. (Trace Christenson/Battle Creek Enquirer via AP)
March 28, 2018 - 4:55 pm
MARSHALL, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan gun store owner shrugged off criticism and went ahead with a class that teaches people how to build their own AR-15 semi-automatic rifles like those used in many mass shootings, including last month's massacre at a Florida high school. Chris Walden, who owns Walden...
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Protesters Sarah Hopper, left, and Selame Caldart, right, chant as they lead the 50 Miles More march down West Memorial Drive in Janesville, Wis., House Speaker Paul Ryan's home turf, on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. (Angela Major/The Janesville Gazette via AP)
March 28, 2018 - 4:10 pm
JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Some Wisconsin students who took their demonstration against gun violence on the road have reached their destination — House Speaker Paul Ryan's home turf. About 50 students set out Sunday from Madison on their "50 Miles More" march. They reached their destination in...
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FILE - In this April 26, 2016, file photo, "Into Thin Air" author Jon Krakauer poses for a photo in Bozeman, Mont. A judge has ordered the conditional release of records about a University of Montana rape case to Krakauer after a four-year dispute that pitted student privacy against the public's right to know the decisions their government agencies are making. (AP Photo/Matt Volz, file)
March 28, 2018 - 3:39 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A judge has ordered the conditional release of records about a University of Montana rape case to author Jon Krakauer after a four-year dispute that pitted student privacy against the public's right to know the decisions their government agencies make. But the legal wrangling...
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