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U.S. Army sergeant indicted in Hawaii on charges of trying to help Islamic State


A U.S. Army sergeant stationed in Hawaii has been indicted on charges of trying to provide material support to Islamic State, allowing the case to move to a federal trial without a preliminary hearing, officials said on Saturday.

Eight found dead in Texas truck in suspected human trafficking

SAN ANTONIO, Texas Eight people believed to be illegal immigrants being smuggled into the United States were found dead inside a sweltering 18-wheeler trailer parked behind a Walmart store in San Antonio, Texas, early on Sunday, authorities said.

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Firefighters gain on California wildfire, some evacuees return

LOS ANGELES A wildfire in central California was contained enough on Saturday for authorities to consider allowing more people back to their houses, a day after evacuation orders were lifted for a gold rush era town that was previously threatened.

Environment Jul 22 2017

U.S. abortion support groups put on more public face

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky Patricia Canon drives poor rural Kentucky women to distant abortion clinics each week, part of a national army of volunteers who are growing bolder even as abortion foes ratchet up opposition to the activists they have branded as "accomplices to murder."

Health Jul 22 2017

After protests, St. Louis to install air conditioning in sweltering jail

St. Louis will install temporary air conditioners in a city jail known as "the workhouse" after temperatures in the city topped 100 degrees Fahrenheit, triggering protests outside the lockup, the mayor's office and local media reported on Saturday. | Video

Jul 22 2017

Senator McCain's daughter says went for hike with father

U.S. Senator John McCain, who was diagnosed with brain cancer, went on a hike with his daughter on Saturday, according to a tweet from Meghan McCain.

Jul 22 2017

Drunk teens at Chance the Rapper concert flood hospitals in Connecticut

More than 90 people, including dozens of teens, were taken to local hospitals after drinking too much alcohol at a concert in Connecticut that featured Chance the Rapper, a Hartford police official said on Saturday.

Jul 22 2017

Minneapolis police chief resigns after Australian woman's shooting

Minneapolis police chief Janee Harteau resigned on Friday at the request of the city's mayor, who said that she and the community had lost confidence in Harteau following the fatal police shooting of an unarmed Australian woman. | Video

Jul 22 2017

Exclusive: U.S. immigration raids to target teenaged suspected gang members

WASHINGTON U.S. immigration agents are planning nationwide raids next week to arrest, among others, teenagers who entered the country without guardians and are suspected gang members, in a widening of President Donald Trump's crackdown on illegal immigrants. | Video

Jul 21 2017

Trump administration seeks to sidestep border wall environmental study: sources

NEW YORK The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol plans to use a 2005 anti-terror law to sidestep an environmental impact study for a section of President Donald Trump's border wall that will pass through a Texas national refuge for endangered ocelots, according to two government sources familiar with the matter.

Environment Jul 21 2017

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