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Prosecutor: Defendant admitted to shooting detectiveA Kentucky prosecutor says a man charged with the attempted murder of a police officer admitted to shooting the officer in recorded jailhouse calls
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Sheriff: Mom's boyfriend shot by teen had abusive historyNorth Carolina authorities say a man fatally shot by a teenager while strangling the girl's mother had faced domestic violence accusations in multiple states
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Couple awarded $1 million in voyeurism lawsuitA judge has awarded a Washington couple $1 million in damages after they sued a former Bellingham lifeguard and city employee who admitted to videotaping women while they used a staff changing area at an aquatic center
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FILE - This Jan. 16, 2018, file photo, shows President Russell M. Nelson speaking at a news conference, in Salt Lake City. The president of the Mormon church is asking people to refrain from using "Mormon" or "LDS" as a substitute for the full name of the religion: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
Church president: Use 'Latter-day Saints' not 'Mormon'The religion has the famed Mormon Tabernacle Choir, recently made a documentary about its members called "Meet the Mormons" and its official website is mormonnewsroom.org
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Judge seeks end to ethics case over death penalty protestAn attorney for an Arkansas judge who faces sanctions for participating in a death penalty demonstration the same day he blocked the use of an execution drug says the complaint against the jurist is more about optics than it is ethics
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Police: Man abducts estranged wife, kills self after chasePolice say a man abducted his estranged wife in Delaware, then killed himself after a chase in West Virginia
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US judge extends halt on deportations of separated familiesFederal judge extends freeze on deportations of families separated at border to allow children to pursue asylum
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Victoria Kozar, right, of New Milford, Conn., chats with her friend, Beth Eichelman, 91, inside Masonicare at Ashlar Village, a retirement community in Wallingford, Conn. Kozar lived at the center during her senior year at Quinnipiac University as part of an intergenerational learning program. (AP Photo/Pat Eaton-Robb)
Program combats ageism by having students live with seniorsAs college students move into their dorms across the country, one Quinnipiac University student will be moving into a retirement community as part of a program to tear down generational barriers.
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FILE - In this Tuesday, April 10, 2018 file photo, Willow Creek Community Church Senior Pastor Bill Hybels, sixth from left, and other church leaders pray before the congregation in South Barrington, Ill., where Hybels announced his early retirement effective immediately, amid a cloud of misconduct allegations involving women in his congregation. The announcement was made during a special meeting at the church, one of the nation's largest evangelical churches, which Hybels founded. (Mark Black/Daily Herald via AP)
Evangelicals confront sex abuse problems in #MeToo eraSeveral of America's most prominent evangelical institutions are acknowledging the need for a stronger response to sexual misconduct by church leaders
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Trump Just Proposed a Huge Change for Corporate AmericaAmid another busy morning on Twitter, President Trump proposed what would be a historic shift for corporate America. He asked the SEC to do away with the requirement that publicly traded businesses file quarterly earnings reports, per the Wall Street Journal . Instead, Trump floated the idea of twice-yearly reports. "That...
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FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2017, file photo, Esteban Santiago, center, is led from the Broward County jail for an arraignment in federal court in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Sentencing is set Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, for Santiago, a 28-year-old Alaska man who pleaded guilty in the January 2017 Florida airport shooting that left five people dead and six wounded. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
Alaska man gets life in prison for Florida airport shootingAn Alaska man will spend the rest of his life in prison for the January 2017 Florida airport shooting that left five people dead and six wounded
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A photograph sits amid the tributes as they grow outside the home where a pregnant woman, Shanann Watts, and her two daughters, Bella and Celeste, lived Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Frederick, Colo. The woman's husband, Christopher Watts, has been arrested on suspicion of killing his family. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Slain Colorado mom painted happy picture of married lifeAn idyllic image of a happy marriage has been shattered with the deaths of three members of a Colorado family
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