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The Latest: Watchdog highlights dangers of pools, other toysA consumer watchdog group says the recent drowning of Olympic skier Bode Miller's toddler daughter underscores how unsafe swimming pools can be
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CORRECTS LAST NAME OF DAVID TURPIN'S ATTORNEY TO LOWE, INSTEAD OF WEBB - Louise Turpin, left, with her attorney Jeff Moore, and her husband, David Turpin, center, with his attorney Allison Lowe, right, appear for a preliminary hearing in Superior Court, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Riverside, Calif. The couple have pleaded not guilty to child abuse, torture and other charges. (Watchara Phomicinda/The Press-Enterprise via AP)
Latest: Adult children of couple accused of abuse in courtSeven adult children of a California couple accused of years of abuse against their kids appeared for a court hearing involving their guardianship
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Authorities: Would-be robbers blow open ATM with explosiveAuthorities say two people blew up an ATM inside a Philadelphia business during an unsuccessful robbery attempt
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Koko, the gorilla who knew sign language, dies at 46Koko, the gorilla who mastered sign language, has died in her sleep at the foundation's preserve in California's Santa Cruz mountains on Tuesday
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FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2016, file photo, Rodney Earl Sanders, of Kosciusko, who is charged in the deaths of two 68-year-old nuns, Sister Margaret Held and Sister Paula Merrill, says nothing as leaves the Durant Municipal Building after a probable cause hearing in Durant, Miss. District Attorney Akillie Malone-Oliver told The Associated Press Tuesday, June 12, that Sanders will plead guilty, Thursday, June 21, 2018, as part of an agreement that removes the possibility of the death penalty. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
Mississippi man pleads guilty in killing of Catholic nunsA Mississippi man admitted that he killed two Roman Catholic nuns, pleading guilty to murder in an agreement that avoided the death penalty, which was opposed by the women's families and their religious orders
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FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2011, file photo, a prospecting drill rig bores into the bedrock near Ely, Minn., in search of copper, nickel and precious metals that Twin Metals Minnesota LLC, hopes to mine near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northeastern Minnesota. Nine Minnesota businesses that rely on the Boundary Waters Canoe Area sued the Interior Department and its Bureau of Land Management on Thursday, June 21, 2018, challenging their decision to reinstate the federal mineral rights leases for the proposed Twin Metals copper-nickel mine.  (AP Photo/Steve Karnowski, File)
Lawsuit challenges federal leases for planned Minnesota mineNine Minnesota businesses that rely on the Boundary Waters Canoe Area have sued the Interior Department, challenging its decision to reinstate the federal mineral rights leases for the planned Twin Metals copper-nickel mine near Ely
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California utility takes $2.5 billion charge for wildfiresA Northern California utility says it will take a $2.5 billion charge for expected losses in connection with deadly wildfires that whipped through the state's wine country in October
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Mourners remember 2 Kansas deputies slain outside courthouseA Kansas sheriff is remembering two sheriff's deputies who were fatally shot by an inmate as "true heroes"
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Man shot by police after they say he shot detective diesMan who authorities say shot a police detective in the leg following an Ohio traffic stop and was then shot by the detective and another officer has died
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In this June 1918 photo, many of the deceased who were killed in the Hagenbeck-Wallace circus train wreck near Hammond, Ind. are buried at Showman's Rest in Woodlawn Cemetery in Forest Park, Ill. The Hagenbeck-Wallace circus had just finished two shows in Michigan City, Ind., and was heading to Hammond when an empty train barreled into the circus train on June 22, 1918. (Chicago Tribune via AP)
Correction: Train Wreck-100th Anniversary storyCorrection: Train Wreck-100th Anniversary story
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Potential Manafort jurors could be asked about IRS, UkraineProsecutors in special counsel Robert Mueller's office want to ask potential jurors at the trial of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort about their views of the IRS and Ukraine, among other topics
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A military all-terrain vehicle pushes into floodwaters Wednesday, June 20, 2018, on Texas Avenue in Weslaco, Texas. Heavy rains along the Texas coast have caused flooding in areas that were hit hard by Hurricane Harvey less than a year ago.  (Jason Hoekema/The Brownsville Herald via AP)
The Latest: Parts of South Texas flood after days of rainForecasters say much of the central and southeast U.S. will be at risk of severe storms as the weekend approaches
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