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Cotton meets Netanyahu to discuss Iran deal

U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton on Monday met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss the Iran nuclear deal, saying the meeting reaffirmed his opposition to the agreement. Continue reading...

7,000 pages of Clinton's emails to be released; 150 redacted

WASHINGTON — The State Department is expected to release roughly 7,000 pages of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails later Monday, including about 150 that have been censored because they contain information that has now been deemed classified. Continue reading...

Arguments OK'd in scope of injunction against federal water rule

BISMARCK, N.D. — A federal judge in North Dakota is allowing arguments over the scope of his injunction blocking a new rule that would give the federal government jurisdiction over some smaller waterways. Continue reading...

Police: Woman said boys weren't loved, so she drowned them

PHOENIX — A woman accused of drowning her 2-year-old twin sons told police she did it because nobody loved them or her, according to a court document released Monday. Continue reading...

Suspect in ambush of Houston-area deputy held without bond

HOUSTON — Authorities say a suburban Houston police officer who was ambushed was shot 15 times at a gas station. Continue reading...

Mourners to pay tribute to slain television cameraman

ROANOKE, Va. — Salem High School will open its doors to the community Monday to commemorate the life of an alumnus — Adam Ward, the 27-year-old cameraman for a Roanoke television station who was slain on live TV last week. Continue reading...

Alaska-bound, Obama makes waves by renaming Mount McKinley

WASHINGTON — Shrinking glaciers, Arctic temperatures and a mix of messy energy politics await President Barack Obama on his historic trip to Alaska. Even before he departed, Obama was making waves with a decision to rename Alaska's famed Mount McKinley despite a backlash from Ohio politicians. Continue reading...

U.S. crafts China cybertheft plan

Proposal targets firms, people benefiting from stolen secrets

Subscriber onlyPresident Barack Obama's administration is developing a package of unprecedented economic sanctions against Chinese companies and individuals who have benefited from their government's cybertheft of valuable U.S. trade secrets. Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyNabih Berri, Lebanon’s Parliament speaker, vowed to hold high-level talks to try to end political gridlock that has been a target of anti-government protests since the government closed a major landfill without opening an alternative, causing garbage to pile up in Beirut, the capital. Continue reading...

Craven, 76, director of horror films, dies

Subscriber onlyWes Craven, the prolific writer-director who thrilled audiences with iconic and bloody suburban slashers like "Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream" that made his name synonymous with horror, has died. He was 76. Continue reading...

Houston suspect's rap sheet long

Fatal attack on deputy ‘clearly unprovoked,’ sheriff says

Subscriber onlyThe man charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a uniformed suburban Houston sheriff's deputy had a lengthy criminal record going back a decade, but never spent more than short stints in jail. Continue reading...

Rising waters erode Alaska isle, town

Subscriber onlyIn a town of 403 residents 83 miles above the Arctic Circle, beaches are disappearing, ice is melting, temperatures are rising, and the barrier reef Kivalina calls home gets smaller and smaller with every storm. Continue reading...

Milwaukee mayor: Cameras on police by 2017

Subscriber onlyThe mayor of Milwaukee has proposed that all street police officers wear body cameras by the end of 2016, Mayor Tom Barrett announced Sunday. Continue reading...

Texas school takes down Davis statue

Subscriber onlyA statue of Jefferson Davis was removed from its pedestal Sunday on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin, days after a court rejected an appeal from a Confederate heritage group. Continue reading...

Chronicler of bizarre neuological cases

Subscriber onlyDr. Oliver Sacks, whose books like "The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat" probed distant ranges of human experience by compassionately portraying people with severe and sometimes bizarre neurological conditions, has died. He was 82. Continue reading...

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