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Police, protesters clash after vigil for slain Georgia Tech student


ATLANTA Violent clashes erupted overnight between police and protesters after a memorial vigil for a Georgia Tech student killed by campus officers, and the school's president on Tuesday blamed the unrest on "outside agitators." | Video

Black cops in St. Louis stuck between public, fellow officers

ST. LOUIS During a peaceful protest moments before St. Louis would erupt into three nights of racially charged riots, five people confronted a black police officer alone in his Jeep.

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Unbudgeted: How the opioid crisis is blowing a hole in small-town America's finances

INDIANA, Pa./CHILLICOTHE, Ohio As deaths mount in America's opioid crisis, communities on the front lines face a hidden toll: the financial cost. | Video

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Exclusive: Trump administration prepares to ease export rules for U.S. guns

WASHINGTON The Trump administration is preparing to make it easier for American gun makers to sell small arms, including assault rifles and ammunition, to foreign buyers, according to senior U.S. officials. | Video

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'Shocking' disregard for safety in U.S. meningitis case -prosecutor

BOSTON A federal prosecutor on Tuesday accused a Massachusetts pharmacist charged with murder for his role in a deadly 2012 U.S. meningitis outbreak of showing a "shocking" disregard for patients' lives, while his lawyer argued the man was no killer.

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Wisconsin appeals court upholds state's 'right-to-work' law

CHICAGO A Wisconsin appeals court on Tuesday upheld the state's "right-to-work" law, which bars mandatory union membership and prohibits unions or employers from requiring non-members to pay dues.

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McCain urges end to 100-hour work weeks in Navy after collisions

WASHINGTON U.S. Senator John McCain called on Tuesday for an immediate stop to U.S. sailors working over 100 hours a week as top Navy leaders struggled to explain a series of fatal naval collisions in the past few months.

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White man arrested in killings of two black men in Louisiana

A 23-year-old white man was arrested on Tuesday and will be charged with murder in the shooting deaths of two black men in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, authorities said.

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U.S. appeals court blocks San Francisco ordinance on soda health warnings

SAN FRANCISCO A U.S. appeals court sided with the beverage industry on Tuesday, granting its request to block a San Francisco ordinance mandating health warnings for soda and other sugary drinks.

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Drug dealer gets 11 years in death of Hollywood movie executive

LOS ANGELES A convicted drug dealer was sentenced on Tuesday to 11 years in prison in the death of a Hollywood studio executive whose remains were found buried in the California desert more than two years after he disappeared in 2012.

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