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July 12, 2018 - 1:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez beat 10-term Congressman Joseph Crowley in New York's Democratic primary last month. She's now criticizing him for not getting his name off the ballot in the general election. Despite his loss, Crowley's name will still be on the ballot as the candidate of...
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This combination photo shows two floral canvas and leather bags owned by the late actress Sharon Tate which will be auctioned November 17 in Los Angeles and online by Julien’s Auctions. (Julien’s Auctions via AP)
July 11, 2018 - 7:02 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mini-dresses and a wedding dress are among the items from estate of actress Sharon Tate are going up for auction. Tate starred in the 1967 film "Valley of the Dolls" and was the toast of the swinging '60s social scene. She was murdered in Los Angeles by the notorious Charles...
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July 11, 2018 - 11:58 am
CLARKSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Officials from a suburban New York town say playing "Dixie" at a town-sponsored Fourth of July celebration was an oversight. Clarkstown Town Supervisor George Hoehmann tells The Journal News that the song "was not deliberately picked" for the July 2 fireworks display. "Dixie...
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FILE - In this June 25, 2018 file photo, Christian, from Honduras, recounts his separation from his child at the border during a news conference at the Annunciation House,in El Paso, Texas. A judge has put off at least until Monday, July 9, a ruling on a Trump administration request for more time to reunite more than 100 children under 5 who were separated from their parents after crossing the border. U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw ordered the Justice Department to share a list of the 101 children by Saturday afternoon with the American Civil Liberties Union, which successfully sued the administration to force the young children and families to be reunited by Tuesday. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
July 07, 2018 - 7:01 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The 1-year-old boy in a green button-up shirt drank milk from a bottle, played with a small purple ball that lit up when it hit the ground and occasionally asked for "agua." Then it was the child's turn for his court appearance before a Phoenix immigration judge, who could hardly...
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FILE - In this May 16, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Trump tweeted Thursday, July 5, he accepted the resignation of Pruitt. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
July 06, 2018 - 7:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bowing out after months of scandals, Scott Pruitt is turning the Environmental Protection Agency over to a far less flashy deputy who is expected to continue Pruitt's rule-cutting, business-friendly ways as steward of the country's environment. With Pruitt's departure, President...
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Current and former Capital Gazette staff members march in the Annapolis 4th of July parade in Annapolis, Md., Wednesday, July 4, 2018. The Baltimore Sun reports that a few dozen current and former journalists from the Capital Gazette, where five employees were shot to death, participated in the Wednesday evening parade, where they were greeted by supportive whistles, cheers and applause. Several staffers T-shirts reading "journalism matters," while others in the parade wore T-shirts that said, "press on." (Jay Reed/The Baltimore Sun via AP)
July 05, 2018 - 4:49 am
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Staff from the Maryland newspaper where five employees were shot to death walked in the Fourth of July parade in Annapolis. The Baltimore Sun reports that a few dozen current and former journalists from The Capital participated in the Wednesday evening parade, where they were...
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A plane drops fire retardant on homes in the area of Basalt, Colo., Wednesday, July 4, 2018, during the Lake Christine Fire. (Anna Stonehouse/The Aspen Times via AP)
July 05, 2018 - 1:36 am
DENVER (AP) — Large wildfires grew across the American West on Wednesday, keeping thousands of people out of their homes for the July 4 holiday and forcing some strict bans on fireworks to prevent new fires from igniting in the hot, dry region. The National Interagency Fire Center on Wednesday...
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Truitt Price, 6, left, and his brother Sawyer, 4, got dressed up for the Fourth of July holiday Wednesday, July 4, 2018, in La Veta, Colo. The annual town parade had to be cancelled because of the Spring Fire but the duo, along with their mother Lori, decided to dress up anyway to stay in the spirit of the holiday. Growing wildfires across the drought-stricken American West are putting a damper on some Fourth of July plans. (Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post via AP)
July 05, 2018 - 1:07 am
DENVER (AP) — Large wildfires grew across the American West on Wednesday, keeping thousands of people out of their homes for the July 4 holiday and forcing some strict bans on fireworks to prevent new fires from igniting in the hot, dry region. The National Interagency Fire Center on Wednesday...
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Current and former Capital Gazette staff members march in the Annapolis 4th of July parade in Annapolis, Md., Wednesday, July 4, 2018. The Baltimore Sun reports that a few dozen current and former journalists from the Capital Gazette, where five employees were shot to death, participated in the Wednesday evening parade, where they were greeted by supportive whistles, cheers and applause. Several staffers T-shirts reading "journalism matters," while others in the parade wore T-shirts that said, "press on." (Jay Reed/The Baltimore Sun via AP)
July 04, 2018 - 11:16 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Staff from the Maryland newspaper where five employees were shot to death walked in the Fourth of July parade in Annapolis. The Baltimore Sun reports that a few dozen current and former journalists from The Capital participated in the Wednesday evening parade, where they were...
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With the New York City skyline in the background fireworks explode during an Independence Day show over the East River, Wednesday, July 4, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
July 04, 2018 - 11:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — With dazzling fireworks and backyard barbecues, Americans celebrated Independence Day with traditions that expressed pride in their country's 242nd birthday. But this quintessential American holiday was marked with a sense of a United States divided for some. There were even...
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