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AP Top U.S. News At 11:39 a.m. EDT

Security breach prompts more White House security
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Secret Service tightened security outside the White House after an embarrassing breach in which a man with a knife scaled a fence, ran across the lawn and made it all the way inside before agents stopped him....

March on global warming expected to draw thousands
NEW YORK (AP) -- Thousands of people from across the nation are expected in New York City to participate in what's billed as the largest march ever on global warming....

Huge Northern California wildfire keeps growing
POLLOCK PINES, Calif. (AP) -- As an expanding wildfire in Northern California kept nearly 3,000 people from their homes, teams sought to find out how many structures had already been lost to the huge blaze, authorities said....

9 days in, no contact with trooper slaying suspect
CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) -- Nine days after a gunman opened fire in a deadly ambush at a state police barracks, authorities have had no contact with the suspect they describe as a self-taught survivalist despite an intensive search that shut down the heavily wooded community where he lived with his parents....

SpaceX launches 3-D printer, other station gear
CAPE CANAVERAL (AP) -- A SpaceX cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Sunday, carrying the first 3-D printer for astronauts in orbit....

Pomp, little action expected at UN climate summit
WASHINGTON (AP) -- New York City will be full of planet-saving pomp this coming week, but short on action to rescue the world....

Pope chooses a moderate for Chicago archbishop
As the leader of two American dioceses, Roman Catholic Bishop Blase Cupich has staked out a firm position in the middle of the road....

More than 1K people search for missing UVa student
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Nearly 1,000 volunteers, some driven by worry for the safety of their own families, fanned out from the University of Virginia campus Saturday to search for a sophomore who disappeared a week ago....

A look at American jihadis: Why do they fight?
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A look at four Americans who became jihadis, and what motivated them to fight:...

Tracing shift from everyday American to jihadis
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A college dropout from Florida. A nurse's aide from Denver. The owner of a pizza-and-wings joint from upstate New York....

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Police: 4 kids killed in crash weren't restrained

Huge Northern California wildfire keeps growing

Backers seek expansion of civil rights death law

Facts, questions in fatal Ohio Wal-Mart shooting

9 days in, no contact with trooper slaying suspect

Some California wells run dry amid drought

March on global warming expected to draw thousands

California authorities catch 4 of 5 jail escapees

Suspect surrenders in Idaho reservation standoff

Pope chooses a moderate for Chicago archbishop