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Sanders supporters: Unmoved by plea to support Clinton
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Unmoved by Bernie Sanders' plea for party unity behind Hillary Clinton, thousands of Sanders supporters chanting "Bernie or bust!" took to the streets under the hot sun Tuesday for another round of protests on Day 2 of the Democratic convention....

Environmentalists take aim at TransCanada pipeline project
BOSTON (AP) -- Environmentalists are again taking aim at the company that proposed the Keystone XL pipeline - this time for another of its projects they fear would send hundreds of supertankers laden with crude oil down the Atlantic coast to refineries in Texas and Louisiana....

Last charges dropped in case over Planned Parenthood videos
HOUSTON (AP) -- Texas prosecutors on Tuesday dropped the last remaining charges against two California anti-abortion activists who made undercover videos of themselves trying to buy fetal tissue from Planned Parenthood, agreeing with the defense's argument that the grand jury exceeded its authority by investigating the activists after clearing Planned Parenthood of wrongdoing....

Suspect in student's killing was convicted of similar attack
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- The circumstances, separated by 26 years, are chilling - two women attacked while bicycling alone down lonely Ohio country roads on warm July days....

Violence at club signals changing city in southwest Florida
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- A couple of doors down from Club Blu, where a young man and a 14-year-old boy were killed while attending a teen party, shop owner Idis Edouard hoisted a rod above his head to gently move a girl's blue dress aside....

Indiana prosecutor to seek death penalty in 'Purge' killings
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- A prosecutor said Tuesday that he'll seek the death penalty against an Indianapolis man who he says killed three people in four days in attacks inspired by the horror movie "The Purge."...

California wildfire forces shutdown of famed Big Sur parks
BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) -- California's signature parks along the Big Sur coastline that draw thousands of daily visitors were closed Tuesday as one of the state's two major wildfires threatened the scenic region at the height of the summer tourism season....

Recent deaths of kids in hot cars prompt pleas to parents
DALLAS (AP) -- The deaths of four children in hot cars in recent days has brought the number across the U.S. this year to at least 23, nearly matching the total for all of last year and prompting experts to plead for vigilance and warn parents that it can happen to anyone....

Wish granted: Six-year-old boy will be garbage man for a day
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Ethan Dean was living his dream on Tuesday....

Remains of lost Spanish fort found on South Carolina coast
PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. (AP) -- Archaeologists have found the location of a long-sought Spanish fort on the South Carolina coast at the site of what was once the first capital of Spanish Florida....

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