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Reagan's would-be assassin now Virginia suburb's infamous new resident

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WILLIAMSBURG, Va. Joe Mann has lived in the exclusive Kingsmill gated community in Williamsburg, Virginia, for more than 30 years and he's not shy about voicing his opinion when it comes to his newest neighbor: would-be presidential assassin John Hinckley.

Vice president, dignitaries to honor slain Louisiana officers

BATON ROUGE, La. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Attorney General Loretta Lynch will address a memorial service in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on Thursday to honor three police officers killed this month by a U.S. Marine Corps veteran.

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Attorney general to attend vigil honoring police in Baton Rouge

WASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch will travel to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on Thursday and Friday to attend a vigil honoring fallen police officers and meet with community leaders, the Justice Department said.

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Central California wildfire destroys 34 homes, forces 350 to evacuate

Firefighters scrambled on Thursday to contain a deadly wildfire that has forced the evacuation of hundreds of residents and gutted dozens of homes near the coast of central California.

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WikiLeaks releases hacked Democratic National Committee audio files

WASHINGTON WikiLeaks released files on Wednesday of what it said were audio recordings pulled from the emails of the Democratic National Committee that were obtained by hacking its servers.

Berkshire's Duracell to close South Carolina plant, affecting 430 workers

Duracell said it plans to close a battery-making plant in South Carolina that employs 430 people, making the announcement fewer than five months after being acquired by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

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Baltimore prosecutor drops police charges in Freddie Gray case

WASHINGTON Baltimore's top prosecutor on Wednesday dropped remaining charges against police officers tied to the death of black detainee Freddie Gray, after failing four times to secure convictions in a case that inflamed the U.S. debate on race and justice. | Video

Jul 27 2016

Florida identifies two more Zika cases not related to travel

CHICAGO The Florida health department said on Wednesday it was investigating another two cases of Zika not related to travel to a place where the virus is being transmitted, raising the possibility of local Zika transmission in the continental United States.

Health Jul 27 2016

Washington's Union Station briefly evacuated over bomb threat: police

WASHINGTON Police declared an all-clear at Washington's Union Station and allowed people to re-enter the train terminal after a bomb threat on Wednesday forced a brief evacuation.

Jul 27 2016

No winners in U.S. Powerball, jackpot grows to $478 million

No one won the multi-state Powerball jackpot on Wednesday, pushing the grand prize to $478 million, the fifth largest in the game's history and the eighth-biggest lottery prize ever in the United States, officials said.

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