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Protests, arrests after Ohio officer's acquittal in 2 deaths
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Police in riot gear made numerous arrests overnight as protesters took to the streets after a judge found a city police officer not guilty in the deaths of two unarmed black suspects killed in a barrage of police gunfire....

Missouri suspect in killing of woman, teen son is dead
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A man accused of holding his former girlfriend captive in a crate at their home in western Missouri then fatally shooting her and her teenage son, was shot and killed Saturday, authorities said....

2 people chained to Shell ship north of Seattle
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) -- Two people have chained themselves to a support ship that is part of Royal Dutch Shell's exploratory oil drilling plans and currently moored in Washington state....

Pipeline that leaked wasn't equipped with auto shut-off
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The pipeline that leaked thousands of gallons of oil on the California coast was the only pipe of its kind in the county not required to have an automatic shut-off valve because of a court fight nearly three decades ago, a county official said....

The Latest on flooding: Music festival evacuated in Oklahoma
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- 10:20 p.m....

Democrats see skimpy insurance as the next health care issue
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A different health care issue has emerged for Democrats, in sync with the party's pitch to workers and middle-class voters ahead of next year's elections....

NSA winds down once-secret phone-records collection program
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The National Security Agency has begun winding down its collection and storage of American phone records after the Senate failed to agree on a path forward to change or extend the once-secret program ahead of its expiration at the end of the month....

B.B. King memorial more cheers than tears in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- A standing ovation for B.B. King and more cheers than tears marked a family-and-friends memorial of the late blues great's life and legacy Saturday in Las Vegas....

Drenching rains green pastures, bode well for herd expansion
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- Drenching rains that recently soaked the Great Plains have brought welcomed moisture to areas still recovering from droughts, greening pastures as ranchers begin the annual rite of moving cattle to the nation's summer grazing lands....

Veterans frustrated by presidential debate on Iraq war
Veterans of the Iraq War have been watching in frustration as Republican presidential contenders distance themselves from the decision their party enthusiastically supported to invade that country....

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Protests, arrests after Ohio officer's acquittal in 2 deaths

The Latest in Cleveland: Multiple arrests after verdict

The Latest on flooding: Music festival evacuated in Oklahoma

At least 4 injured at amphitheater campground in Washington

Vermont town's famous floating bridge reopens with fanfare

Ohio man charged with murder after 5-year-old son dies

Popular Yellowstone and Grand Teton trails closed for now

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