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Promised college loan forgiveness, borrowers wait and wait
BOSTON (AP) -- Danielle Ramos' student-debt nightmare was supposed to be over....

Philando Castile family reaches $3M settlement in death
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last July, has reached a nearly $3 million settlement with the city that employed the officer, avoiding a federal wrongful death lawsuit that attorneys said could have taken years to resolve....

Man convicted of 2nd-degree murder in killing of Baby Doe
BOSTON (AP) -- A man was convicted Monday of murder in the death of a 2-year-old girl who became known as Baby Doe after her remains washed up on the shore of a Boston Harbor island....

What's happened to the pro-gun wish list in Washington?
ATLANTA (AP) -- Gun rights advocates entered the Trump era with high hopes. After years of frustration they thought a gun-friendly president and Congress would advance their agenda. At the top of the list: a gun-owner's ability to bring a legal weapon across any state lines, a policy known as reciprocity....

Judge considering national freeze on Iraqi deportations
DETROIT (AP) -- Lawyers for Detroit-area Iraqi nationals who fear they could be tortured or killed if they're kicked out of the U.S. asked a judge on Monday to extend his freeze on their deportations to all Iraqis who have been ordered to leave the country....

US lawyer: US entitled to seize Iran-tainted skyscraper
NEW YORK (AP) -- A lawyer says the U.S. government jumped to false conclusions in deciding that a New York skyscraper was secretly run by Iran....

Police: Girl's actions caused her to fall from NY park ride
QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (AP) -- As authorities tried to determine exactly how a 14-year-old Delaware girl managed to fall from a New York amusement park ride, one industry expert said even the strictest safety guidelines won't prevent accidents if customers don't follow the rules....

Prosecutors use Joe Arpaio's immigration talk against him
PHOENIX (AP) -- Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's criminal trial opened Monday over his defiance of the courts in traffic patrols that targeted immigrants, marking the most aggressive effort to hold the former lawman of metro Phoenix accountable for tactics that critics say racially profiled Latinos....

Sheriff: Man killed missing son, 5, after Disneyland trip
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Investigators suspect the father of a 5-year-old California boy who has been missing for two months killed the child after a family outing at Disneyland in a plot to get back at his estranged wife during a bitter separation, Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said Monday....

Victims seek harshest penalty for pharmacy boss for outbreak
BOSTON (AP) -- A dozen victims who were sickened or lost loved ones asked a judge on Monday to give a pharmacy co-founder the harshest penalty allowed under the law for a deadly 2012 nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak....

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