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The Latest: Flight gives passengers a closer look at eclipse
The Latest on the total solar eclipse crossing the U.S., from Oregon to South Carolina (all times EDT):...

Man who shot judge was father of player convicted of rape
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A man who shot and wounded a judge outside a county courthouse before being gunned down by a probation officer was the father of a high school football player who was convicted of rape in 2013, authorities said Monday....

Record $417M award in lawsuit linking baby powder to cancer
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A Los Angeles jury on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a record $417 million to a hospitalized woman who claimed in a lawsuit that the talc in the company's iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly for feminine hygiene....

Search for missing Army helicopter crew suspended in Hawaii
HONOLULU (AP) -- Officials announced Monday that they have suspended the search for five Army soldiers who were in a helicopter crash during offshore training in Hawaii last week....

Slain woman became anti-violence activist after sister died
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- A woman who was found slain along with her young daughter last week had become an anti-domestic violence activist after her sister was killed four years ago, and authorities allege both women were killed by their boyfriends....

Feds: Texas man tried planting bomb on Confederate statue
HOUSTON (AP) -- A Houston man has been arrested after he was allegedly caught trying to plant explosives on a Confederate statue at a Houston park, authorities said Monday....

Between cancer treatments, McCain maintains rigorous agenda
PHOENIX (AP) -- Sen. John McCain's packed agenda while on break from Congress in his home state of Arizona has hardly been the schedule of a typical brain cancer patient - or even someone about to turn 81....

The Latest: Ex-Christian sect member not stunned by new case
GRANTS, N.M. (AP) -- The Latest on a New Mexico military-style Christian sect facing child abuse charges (all times local):...

Military-style Christian sect leader charged in abuse case
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- A leader of a New Mexico military-style Christian sect is facing dozens of child sexual abuse charges in a case that authorities say is connected to widespread abuse by the religious commune....

VA seeks to funnel more nursing home money to rural areas
HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin said Monday during a visit to Montana that his agency will propose changes to make it easier for rural areas to receive funding to build nursing homes for veterans....

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Search for missing Army helicopter crew suspended in Hawaii

Texas man set to be executed for killing girl gets reprieve

Yemen blames Iran for war, says it can't be part of solution

Slain woman became anti-violence activist after sister died

Mental evaluation ordered for man accused of killing 3 girls

Judge clears way for extradition of ex-Salvadoran colonel

Suspect in Florida officers' killings said: 'I'm innocent'