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Mosquitoes suspected in 2 new mysterious Florida Zika cases
NEW YORK (AP) -- Florida health officials are investigating two more mysterious cases of Zika infection that do not appear to be related to travel, bringing the total to four....

Prosecutors abandon case against police in Gray's death
BALTIMORE (AP) -- More than a year after a black man suffered a broken neck in a police van, the effort to hold six officers criminally responsible for his death collapsed Wednesday when the city dropped all charges in the case that tore Baltimore apart and exposed deep fissures between the police, prosecutors and the people....

Smaller protests, no marches on convention's Day 3
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Delegates took center stage at a downtown rally with Bernie Sanders supporters Wednesday, as relatively small protests and no major marches contributed to quieter streets on Day 3 of the Democratic convention....

Judge dismisses manslaughter charge against Florida deputy
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- A judge on Wednesday dismissed a manslaughter charge against a Florida deputy who claimed self-defense in the 2013 fatal shooting of a 33-year-old black man carrying what turned out to be an air rifle....

For would-be Reagan assassin, freedom only days away
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For the past decade, the man who shot President Ronald Reagan has quietly spent a growing number of his days living with his 90-year-old mother in a gated community in Williamsburg, Virginia. On Wednesday, a judge finalized John Hinckley Jr.'s transition to freedom, ordering that Hinckley can permanently leave the psychiatric hospital where he was confined after the assassination attempt....

Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islands
HONOLULU (AP) -- Community members and an environmental group sued the U.S. Navy, the Department of Defense and the secretary of defense Wednesday over a plan to turn two Pacific islands into live-fire testing sites....

AP source: Site for Obama's presidential library chosen
CHICAGO (AP) -- President Barack Obama's presidential library will be built in a park on Chicago's South Side along the shores of Lake Michigan and a short walk from the university where Obama once taught, a person familiar with the selection process told The Associated Press on Wednesday....

Chicago Police union to officers: Don't request overtime
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago's police union is asking officers to not volunteer to work overtime during the Labor Day weekend to protest the "continued disrespect" toward officers and the killings of law enforcement personnel nationwide....

Video: Arizona woman killed by officer held medical scissors
WINSLOW, Ariz. (AP) -- An Arizona woman who was fatally shot by a police officer earlier this year had medical scissors in her hand as she approached the lawman, body camera video shows....

Charges dropped against Oregon woman in California rampage
SALEM, Oregon (AP) -- All charges have been dropped against a young Oregon woman arrested in Northern California with a wanted Oregon man after a shooting and kidnapping rocked a small town, authorities said Wednesday....

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