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Hawaii groups plant coconut trees, protest against Monsanto
HONOLULU (AP) -- Demonstrators spent Saturday planting coconut trees and waving signs in rallies across the Hawaiian Islands as part of an international day of protests against agriculture business Monsanto....

Ohio patrolman acquitted in 2 deaths amid 137-shot barrage
CLEVELAND (AP) -- A white patrolman who fired down through the windshield of a suspect's car at the end of a 137-shot barrage that left the two unarmed black occupants dead was acquitted Saturday of criminal charges by a judge who said he could not determine the Cleveland officer alone fired the fatal shots....

The Latest in Cleveland: Multiple arrests during protests
10:01 p.m....

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: Highway closures across Oklahoma
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- 9:20 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....

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Hawaii groups plant coconut trees, protest against Monsanto

The Latest on flooding: Highway closures across Oklahoma

Ohio patrolman acquitted in 2 deaths amid 137-shot barrage

The Latest in Cleveland: Multiple arrests during protests

At least 4 injured at amphitheater campground in Washington

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

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Colorado State Patrol cadet killed, trooper injured in chase


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