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Undersea quake sends Alaskans fleeing from feared tsunami
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- A powerful undersea earthquake sent Alaskans fumbling for suitcases and racing to evacuation centers in the middle of the night after a cellphone alert warned a tsunami could hit communities along the state's southern coast and parts of British Columbia....

'We have a voice.' Victims confront ex-gymnastics doctor
Almost 160 women and girls are coming forward in a Michigan courtroom to confront Larry Nassar, the former sports doctor who molested them under the guise of medical treatment....

MPR: Allegations against Keillor far beyond single touch
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minnesota Public Radio provided additional details of allegations of sexual harassment against humorist Garrison Keillor on Tuesday, saying his alleged conduct went well beyond his account in November of accidentally touching a woman's bare back....

Sheriff: Remains of 5 missing gas rig workers recovered
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Officials on Tuesday recovered the remains of five gas rig workers who had been missing since a fiery explosion in eastern Oklahoma a day earlier....

Ursula K. Le Guin, best-selling science fiction author, dies
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Ursula K. Le Guin, the award-winning science fiction and fantasy writer who explored feminist themes and was best known for her Earthsea books, has died at 88....

2 dead, 17 injured in Kentucky school shooting; suspect held
BENTON, Ky. (AP) -- A 15-year-old student killed two classmates and hit a dozen others with gunfire Tuesday, methodically firing a handgun inside a crowded atrium at his rural Kentucky high school....

Civil rights leader Wyatt Tee Walker dies; worked beside MLK
CHESTER, Va. (AP) -- The Rev. Wyatt Tee Walker, a leader in the civil rights movement who helped the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. assemble his famous "Letter From Birmingham Jail," has died....

Bill Cosby is hitting the town; legal experts see a strategy
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bill Cosby is suddenly out and about in his hometown of Philadelphia in what legal experts say appears to be an effort by the comedian to rebuild his good-guy image ahead of his retrial on sexual assault charges in the spring....

Gun industry converges near Las Vegas mass shooting site
The gun industry is holding its biggest annual trade show this week just a few miles from the site where a gunman slaughtered 58 concertgoers outside his high-rise Las Vegas hotel room in October using a display case worth of weapons, many fitted with bump stocks that enabled them to mimic fully automatic fire....

Suit alleges Motel 6 discriminated against Latino customers
PHOENIX (AP) -- A civil rights group sued Motel 6 on Tuesday, alleging it discriminated against some Latino customers at two locations in Phoenix by giving their whereabouts and personal information to U.S. immigration agents who later arrested at least seven guests....

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