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Special Olympics athlete found after disappearing from LAX
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- An autistic teenage Special Olympics athlete who vanished from Los Angeles International Airport has been found....

Jeb Bush unveils border security, immigration reform plan
MIAMI (AP) -- Jeb Bush outlined plans Monday to improve security of the nation's borders and enforcement of its existing immigration laws, calling both a requirement before any president could begin to address the status of the estimated 11 million people living in the country illegally....

House GOP says it has the votes to disapprove of Iran deal
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Republicans said Monday that they have the GOP votes to disapprove of the Iran nuclear deal as Democrats stepped up their support of the agreement the Obama administration and other world powers negotiated with Tehran....

Holmes jury keeps execution as option as sentencing advances
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- Jurors on Monday moved one step closer toward sentencing James Holmes to death for his Colorado movie theater attack, taking less than three hours to reject arguments that the former neuroscience student's mental illness means he should not die....

The Latest: Colorado theater jury to hear from families
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- The latest in the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local):...

Ex-con accused of killing police officer turns self in
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- An ex-con accused of fatally shooting a police officer who interrupted a drug deal turned himself in Monday, ending an intensive two-day manhunt, a spokesman for a U.S. attorney said....

The Latest: Suspect in officer killing turns himself in
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- The latest on the fatal shooting of a police officer in Memphis, Tennessee (all times local):...

Texas attorney general accused of lying to investors
McKINNEY, Texas (AP) -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton had an investment opportunity: a tech startup making data servers. He told people he had put his own money into Servergy Inc., according to prosecutors, and helped persuade a state lawmaker and another wealthy businessman to buy more than $100,000 in shares....

Man shot to death awaiting court appearance in Mississippi
CANTON, Miss. (AP) -- A man got out of his pickup, walked up to the defendant in a drug-dealing case and fatally shot him in the chest, then set down his gun and surrendered as deputies confronted him outside a Mississippi courthouse Monday morning, law enforcement officials said....

Cooler weather helps crews battling California wildfire
LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) -- Cooler weather helped crews build a buffer Monday between a raging Northern California wildfire and some of the thousands of homes it threatened as it tore through drought-withered brush that hadn't burned in years....

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States' attempts to resist health care reform
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Gun law changes across the U.S.
A look inside the Statue of Liberty
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A look at Guantanamo's history
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2 reporters arrested during Ferguson protests settle suits

States' targets shift in final Obama climate change plan

Ex-con accused of killing police officer turns self in

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