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APNewsBreak: Union to strike against Trump Taj Mahal casino
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Still seething from the cancellation of its members' health insurance and pension benefits nearly two years ago, Atlantic City's main casino workers union said early Friday it will go on strike against the Trump Taj Mahal casino....

Investigators: US lab worker in Colorado faked test results
DENVER (AP) -- A worker at a federal laboratory in Colorado intentionally manipulated test results for years, possibly tainting research that includes toxic metals in the Everglades, uranium near the Grand Canyon and coal in Afghanistan, investigators say....

Judge blocks Mississippi law on objections to gay marriage
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- A federal judge blocked a Mississippi law on religious objections to same-sex marriage moments before it was set to take effect Friday, ruling it unconstitutionally establishes preferred beliefs and creates unequal treatment for gay people....

'Active shooter' report at military base was false alarm
JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. (AP) -- A report of an "active shooter" at a military base outside Washington where the presidential plane Air Force One is stationed turned out to be a false alarm, though it locked down the base for more than an hour....

Army Corps to reduce lake flows fueling Florida algae bloom
STUART, Fla. (AP) -- As a noxious algae bloom fouls beaches on Florida's Atlantic coast, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing to reduce the flow of water from Lake Okeechobee that many blame for fueling the problem....

After 16 years, man in 'Serial' murder case to get new trial
BALTIMORE (AP) -- After spending 16 years in prison for the killing of his former high school girlfriend, a man at the center of popular podcast "Serial" has a chance at freedom....

Studies testing kelp as local fix for acidifying seawater
HOOD CANAL, Wash. (AP) -- Scientist Joth Davis unspooled 150 feet of line holding thousands of tiny spores of kelp into Hood Canal in Washington state, while Brian Allen dove underwater and affixed the line to a buoy....

Man killed by bear had plenty of backcountry experience
HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- The Montana man killed by a bear near Glacier National Park was intimately familiar with both the beauty and the danger of the wild and vast forest that spreads from the shadows of the park's rugged peaks....

Are we overusing the tribute of flying flag at half-staff?
NEW YORK (AP) -- Nearly every day, somewhere in the country, the Stars and Stripes was lowered to half-staff last year in one of the most significant official gestures of mourning and respect, an Associated Press analysis found....

Lawyer: Up to 1,000 DUI cases affected by breath test error
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia police say their breath test machines have been recalibrated and returned to service after discovering they were improperly calibrated....

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