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Puerto Rico faces weeks without electricity after Maria
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- The eye of Hurricane Maria was nearing the Turks and Caicos early Friday as Puerto Rico sought to recover from the storm's devastation....

Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifax
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Prospects are good for a public shaming in the Equifax data breach, but it's unlikely Congress will institute sweeping new regulations after hackers accessed the personal information of an estimated 143 million Americans....

AP FACT CHECK: Kimmel's take on health care harder to refute
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Who's right - President Donald Trump and Sen. Bill Cassidy, or late-night host Jimmy Kimmel?...

Kin of fallen Japan soldiers pay respects at Pearl Harbor
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) -- Dozens of descendants of Japanese soldiers killed in World War II visited Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on Thursday to pay respects to fallen American soldiers....

California TV viewers alarmed by apocalyptic emergency alert
LAKE FOREST, Calif. (AP) -- Some television viewers in southern California were startled when an apocalyptic emergency alert flashed on their screens....

Obama campus assault guidance gets scrapped under Trump
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration is scrapping Obama-era guidance on investigating campus sexual assault, replacing it with new interim instructions for universities. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has said the Obama rules were unfairly skewed against the students accused of assault....

Chapel stirs up controversy in small Oklahoma college town
ADA, Okla. (AP) -- A small chapel nestled on a university campus in a rural central Oklahoma town is at the center of a firestorm over the use of religious symbols on public property after a Washington, D.C.-based group insisted that a cross be removed from atop its steeple....

Police chief: 'A lot of concerns' after shooting of deaf man
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The police chief of Oklahoma City said Thursday the fatal shooting of a deaf man has raised "a lot of concerns" about training for officer interaction with people with hearing or speech problems, and he plans to meet with advocates for those who have such impairments....

Trump lashes out at GOP opponents of health care bill
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is lashing out at a Republican senator who opposes the last-ditch effort to overturn the Obama-era health care law....

The Latest: Hurricane Maria lashing Turks and Caicos Islands
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times local):...

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