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BEACH PARK, Ill. (AP) — A chemical leak that caused a toxic plume to hang for hours over a northern Chicago suburb Thursday sickened dozens of people, including seven who are in critical condition, officials said.

Lake Forest Fire Chief Mike Gallo said a

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SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) — A former Army sharpshooter with a history of post-traumatic stress disorder plowed his car at high speed into a group of pedestrians in a Silicon Valley suburb, injuring eight people, then told authorities that he intentionally hit them, police said.

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Rescuers launched a search for 21 missing Venezuelans on Thursday, after a boat sank in rough waters of the Caribbean Sea en route to the island of Trinidad, authorities said.

The small craft left Venezuela a day earlier and

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HOUSTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden's decision to enter the Democratic presidential race is causing consternation among some Democrats, particularly women of color, who have been hoping for a nominee who better reflects the nation's diversity.

At

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NEW YORK (AP) — As recent illnesses tied to raw turkey , ground beef , cut melon and romaine lettuce suggest, U.S. food poisoning cases don't appear to be going away anytime soon.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a report Thursday that

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BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts state court judge was indicted Thursday on obstruction of justice charges for allegedly helping a man living in the U.S. illegally to evade a waiting immigration enforcement agent by sneaking out a back door.

District Court

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Six former journalists and staff of an opposition newspaper in Turkey have returned to prison to serve their sentences after an appeals court confirmed their conviction on terror charges.

Cartoonist Musa Kart and five other employees of

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BALTIMORE (AP) — Numerous federal agents raided the homes and City Hall offices of Baltimore's embattled mayor on Thursday amid dramatically widening investigations to determine whether she used bulk sales of her obscure self-published children's books to disguise kickbacks.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former Vice President Joe Biden's 2020 presidential bid (all times local):

2:45 p.m.

A top aide to Joe Biden says the former vice president has spoken with Anita Hill, whose treatment during Clarence

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NEW YORK (AP) — As recent illnesses tied to raw turkey , ground beef , cut melon and romaine lettuce suggest, U.S. food poisoning cases don't appear to be going away anytime soon.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a report Thursday that

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