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Tour bus slams into truck on slowed-down highway, killing 13
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) -- A tour bus returning home to Los Angeles from a casino trip plowed into the back of a semi-truck on a California highway early Sunday, killing 13 people and injuring 31 others, authorities said....

West Virginia candidate for governor owes millions in taxes
HINDMAN, Ky. (AP) -- Jim Justice, a coal billionaire running for West Virginia governor, owes millions in back taxes to some of Appalachia's most impoverished counties, including one in Kentucky that is struggling to pay the debt on a new rec center and has turned the lights off in its parks and reduced hot meals for senior citizens....

Posting a ballot selfie? Better check your state laws first
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- You probably already know whether you'll vote for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton on Election Day, leaving one important question to consider when you walk into your polling place: Is it OK to take a picture of your ballot?...

Ballot selfies: A look at where they are allowed or not
Secrecy in the voting booth has become a thing of the past for those ready to share their views and daily lives on social media, but laws nationwide are mixed on whether voters are allowed to take pictures of themselves voting and their ballots. How states handle the question:...

Younger, diverse voters are reshaping California politics
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Come Election Day, California could legalize pot. Its new U.S. senator will be black or Hispanic - a first for the state. And voters could end the death penalty and revive bilingual education in schools....

Overjoyed Chicago Cubs fans turn attention to World Series
CHICAGO (AP) -- With a mix of euphoria, relief and disbelief, long-suffering Chicago Cubs fans are shaking off superstitions and setting their sights on the team's first World Series in 71 years....

How one drug cartel banked its cash in New York City
NEW YORK (AP) -- In the photos, Alejandra Salgado and her little brother Francisco look like ordinary tourists strolling the streets of midtown Manhattan. He carries a shopping bag. She wears a white dress, a necklace and a leather tote slung over one shoulder....

Civil rights hero from 60s takes criticism as Trump backer
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) -- Clarence Henderson was hailed as a hero nearly 60 years ago when as a young black man he participated in a sit-in at a segregated North Carolina lunch counter....

Black judges in voting dispute recall civil rights fight
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- In Ohio's decade-old voting lawsuit, federal appeals Judge Damon Keith said he was "deeply saddened and distraught" with a majority opinion last month and filled 11 pages with photographs of those slain in the fight for civil rights....

Namaste: Women defend wearing yoga pants in peaceful parade
BARRINGTON, R.I. (AP) -- Hundreds of women, girls and other supporters proudly donned their yoga pants Sunday afternoon as they peacefully paraded around the Rhode Island neighborhood of a man who derided the attire as tacky and ridiculous....

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