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Joseph Slate prepares to add a U.S. flag to a growing memorial for Whittier, Calif., Police Officer Keith Boyer in Whittier Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. Boyer was killed in a shootout during a traffic stop Monday. Boyer and Officer Patrick Hazell didn't know that the motorist allegedly had killed his cousin hours earlier in neighboring East Los Angeles and stolen his car. Boyer died and Hazell and the suspected gunman were wounded and hospitalized. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
Official: Reforms didn't cut sentence of suspect in killingA spokesman for the California prison system says criminal justice reforms had no impact on the length of a previous sentence of a man now accused of fatally shooting a police officer
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Teens accused of plot to rob, kill girl found shot in ditchProsecutors say two teenage boys charged with shooting a 14-year-old girl in the head lured her to a ditch in a small Utah town with a plan to rob and kill her
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Family, attorney denied access to hospitalized asylum seekerAttorneys for a Salvadoran woman who collapsed in a Texas detention center as she seeks asylum say family and lawyers have been denied most contact with her as well as information about her medical condition
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Missouri man charged with trying to plan terrorist attackFederal officials say a Missouri man is charged with helping to plan what he believed would be a terrorist attack in Kansas City
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Deb Wolf, a high school science instructional coach who helps teachers in Sioux Falls, S.D., schools write science curriculum, poses for a photo in Sioux Falls on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. South Dakota legislators are weighing whether to let teachers decide how much skepticism to work into lessons on contentious scientific topics such as evolution and climate change. (AP Photo/James Nord)
South Dakota bill leaves evolution skepticism up to teachersSouth Dakota legislators are weighing whether to let teachers decide how much skepticism to work into lessons on contentious scientific topics such as evolution and climate change
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No penalty for furling Confederate-themed Mississippi flagThe Mississippi House has rejected an effort to financially punish universities for not flying the state flag with the Confederate battle emblem
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Cars are submerged in a flooded neighborhood Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, in San Jose, Calif. Rescuers chest-deep in water steered boats carrying dozens of people, some with babies and pets, from a San Jose neighborhood inundated by water from an overflowing creek Tuesday. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Hundreds rescued from California floodwaters in San JoseRescuers chest-deep in water have steered boats full of people, babies and pets, from a San Francisco Bay neighborhood inundated by water from an overflowing creek Tuesday
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CORRECTS TO POOL PHOTO. CORRECTS SECOND RAMOS REFERENCE IN SECOND SENTENCE TO RUVALCABA - Bank of the West robbers and convicted murderers Jaime Ramos, 22, left, and Pablo Ruvalcaba, 23, right, sit with their attorneys Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, in San Joaquin County Superior Court in Stockton, Calif., as Judge Bernard Garber imposes previously agreed upon sentences for their roles in the death of bank customer Misty Holt-Singh. Ramos was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole while Ruvalcaba will serve 25 years to life.   (Joe Goldeen/The Record via AP, Pool)
Bank robber gets life sentence for using hostage as shieldA California bank robber who used a hostage as a human shield in a deadly shootout with police has been sentenced to life in prison
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Joseph Slate prepares to add a U.S. flag to a growing memorial for Whittier, Calif., Police Officer Keith Boyer in Whittier Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. Boyer was killed in a shootout during a traffic stop Monday. Boyer and Officer Patrick Hazell didn't know that the motorist allegedly had killed his cousin hours earlier in neighboring East Los Angeles and stolen his car. Boyer died and Hazell and the suspected gunman were wounded and hospitalized. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
The Latest: State: Reforms didn't cut sentence of suspectA spokesman for the California prison system says recent criminal justice reforms had no impact on the sentence of a man now accused of fatally shooting a police officer
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Judge orders government to identify Jan. 28-29 travelersA New York judge says the government must identify approved refugees, valid visa holders and other legal travelers subjected to Republican President Donald Trump's travel ban for a day after a judge ruled against it last month
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Ken Okenquist, center right, and his grandson Keaton Davis, 11, watch the flooding caused by Coyote Creek Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, in Morgan Hill, Calif. Rains have saturated once-drought stricken California but have created chaos for residents hit hard by the storms. The latest downpours swelled waterways to flood levels and left about half the state under flood, wind and snow advisories. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
The Latest: 225 people evacuated from flooded neighborhoodFire officials say at least 225 people have been evacuated from a San Jose neighborhood that flooded after a swollen creek broke its banks
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3rd person arrested in theft of truckload of diapersRhode Island police have arrested a third person in the theft of a truckload of diapers worth about $90,000
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