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2 slain nuns remembered for helping the needy
DURANT, Miss. (AP) -- Hundreds of people filled a cathedral in Mississippi's capital city on Monday to remember two nuns who spent decades helping the needy and were found stabbed to death last week in their home in one of the poorest counties of the state....

Clinton aide Abedin dumps husband Weiner over new scandal
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin is done playing the good wife to Anthony Weiner, announcing Monday she is leaving the serially sexting ex-congressman after he was accused of sending raunchy photos and messages to yet another woman....

Unprecedented overdose spike slows in Cincinnati
CINCINNATI (AP) -- An unprecedented spike of drug overdoses in the Cincinnati area seem to be leveling off, although are still at higher than normal levels, after a stunning wave last week, authorities said....

Slain New Mexico girl's relatives mystified over mom's role
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Relatives of an Albuquerque woman whose 10-year-old daughter was drugged, raped, killed and dismembered in the mother's apartment last week are mystified over how she got involved with two convicted criminals accused with her of causing the girl's death, the family spokeswoman for the child's relatives said Monday....

Mylan launching cheaper, generic version of EpiPen
The maker of EpiPens will start selling a cheaper, generic version of the emergency allergy shots as the furor over repeated U.S. price hikes continues - and looming competition threatens its near-monopoly....

Justice Dept. focuses on police treatment of mentally ill
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Justice Department lawyers investigating police agencies for claims of racial discrimination and excessive force are increasingly turning up a different problem: officers' interactions with the mentally ill....

Takata troubles worsen as truck explodes, kills Texas woman
DETROIT (AP) -- Air bag maker Takata Corp.'s troubles worsened Monday as the company confirmed that a truck carrying its inflators and a volatile chemical exploded last week in a Texas border town, killing a woman and injuring four others....

Clinton proposes plan to address mental health treatment
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) -- Hillary Clinton rolled out a comprehensive plan to address millions of Americans coping with mental illness, pointing to the need to fully integrate mental health services into the nation's health care system....

In drought, drones help California farmers save every drop
LOS BANOS, Calif. (AP) -- A drone whirred to life in a cloud of dust, then shot hundreds of feet skyward for a bird's-eye view of a vast tomato field in California's Central Valley, the nation's most productive farming region....

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