Settlement reached over worker safety at Hanford site

The federal government will pay $925,000 and improve worker safety to settle a lawsuit over worker exposure to chemical vapors at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation
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Prosecutor: Teacher lured kids online to get lewd images

Federal authorities say a Brooklyn high school teacher persuaded children on Facebook to send him sexually explicit images of themselves
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Boise files appeal in homeless camping ban case

City officials in Boise, Idaho have asked a federal appeals court to reconsider its ruling overturning a city ordinance that makes it largely illegal for homeless people to sleep on the streets
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Democrat Ben Jealous struggles in blue Maryland

Democrat Ben Jealous struggles in governor's race in blue Maryland
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Man arrested after woman flees woods, reports sexual assault

Massachusetts State Police have made an arrest in a sexual assault reported by a woman who ran out of a wooded area to flag down a trucker on an interstate highway
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Federal agency awards Indiana $25M to fight opioid abuse

The Trump administration has awarded Indiana more than $25 million to fight the opioid epidemic, largely by expanding access to treatment and recovery services
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Woman claims self-defense in boyfriend's stabbing death

A 29-year-old Kansas woman who was arrested after her boyfriend was stabbed to death has been released from jail after she claimed the killing was self-defense
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Prosecutor: Suspect tied rope around neck of slain woman

A prosecutor says a North Dakota man accused of helping to kill a pregnant woman tightened a rope around her neck after his girlfriend sliced the baby from the victim's womb
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Longtime publisher of Arizona Daily Sun retiring

Longtime publisher of the Arizona Daily Sun in Flagstaff is retiring
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Court allows reporters to inspect slain family's autopsies

The Ohio Supreme Court has sided with a newspaper seeking to view autopsy reports and photos in the still-unsolved slayings of eight family members
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Vermont out-of-state inmates to move to Mississippi prison

Vermont's out-of-state inmates being housed in Pennsylvania will be moved to a prison in Mississippi, after complaints about treatment, medical care and several inmate deaths
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Rare virus detected in mosquito for first time this season

Massachusetts health officials say a mosquito has tested positive for eastern equine encephalitis for the first time this year
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The Latest: Trump in South Carolina to view storm damage

Trump arrives in South Carolina for second leg of two-state tour to view Hurricane Florence damage
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Supreme Court rules for defendants who can't pay legal fees

The Supreme Court of New Hampshire says defendants who have failed to pay fees for their public defender cannot be jailed without adequate due process
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Nevada high court cancels oral arguments in execution case

The Nevada Supreme Court has canceled plans for oral arguments this week on a state request to quickly decide whether a twice-delayed execution of a condemned inmate should go forward despite drugmakers' protests
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3 men, teen ID'ed as victims in ATV crash off Arizona cliff

Authorities have released the identities of four people killed when their ATV plunged off a northern Arizona cliff
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Trump: 9/11 memorial renewed my resolve to build border wall

President Donald Trump says the Sept. 11 memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, renewed his resolve to push for his stalled southern border wall
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Thousands of cars will be damaged by Florence's floods

Thousands of cars will be damaged by flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence
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Navy: Sailor was struck by propeller on carrier flight deck

The U.S. Navy says that a sailor who died aboard an aircraft carrier was struck by the turning propeller of a plane
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Monsanto asks judge to throw out $289M award in cancer suit

Agribusiness giant Monsanto is asking a San Francisco judge to throw out a jury's $289 million award to a former school groundskeeper who said the company' Roundup weed killer left him dying of cancer
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City official: Suspect in Wisconsin workplace shooting has died after being shot by police

City official: Suspect in Wisconsin workplace shooting has died after being shot by police
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Delta joins United, JetBlue in raising checked-bag fees

Delta joins rival airlines in raising fees to check a bag on a domestic flight to $30 each way, $40 for a second bag
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Gender war politics grip Senate over Kavanaugh accusation

Senate air thick with gender politics over Ford's assault accusation, Kavanaugh denial
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Mesquite detective accused of sexually abusing Utah teen

A veteran Mesquite police detective has a been arrested on charges accusing him of sexually abusing a southern Utah teen he met on a social networking app geared toward gay and bisexual men
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Attorney general: Edwards' pick for waterway board illegal

Attorney General Jeff Landry says the governor has violated state law with his appointment to a Louisiana water regulatory commission
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Q&A: 'This Is Us' creator Dan Fogelman on 'Life Itself'

As 'This Is Us' returns for a third season, its creator, Dan Fogelman, is putting out a movie that like his hit NBC series is a glossy, cross-generational tale of destiny and chance encounters
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Alaska getting more than $10M to fight opioid problem

Officials say Alaska is receiving more than $10 million to help fight its opioid problem
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More radioactive slag found at state park construction site

State officials say work crews have discovered more radioactive soil in Niagara Falls State Park nearly three weeks after about 1,500 tons of the material was removed from the site
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Mississippi editorial roundup

Summary of recent Mississippi newspaper editorials
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No money for wrongly convicted man in prison for 4 years

A man whose murder conviction was thrown out because of weak evidence won't get compensation set aside for the wrongly convicted
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