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September 24, 2017

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Official says at 8 wounded in Tennessee church shooting
Sunday, September 24, 2017
Authorities in Tennessee say eight people were injured in a shooting at a church in the Nashville area ...
Investigation ongoing into stabbing of bus driver in Nevada
Sunday, September 24, 2017
Nevada Highway Patrol officials say 31-year-old Armando Juarez was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and ...
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Treasury chief: First Amendment for players -- off the field
Sunday, September 24, 2017
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin thinks pro football players lose their right to free speech once they don pads and take the field. Mnuchin said on ABC's "This Week" they have "the right to ...
Witnesses: Many Rohingya still trying to flee Myanmar
Sunday, September 24, 2017
The massive exodus of Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar to escape brutal persecution appears to have slowed down, but several recent refugees say at least tens of thousands more are huddled near beaches or in ...
Merkel seen winning 4th term, nationalists strong in Germany
Sunday, September 24, 2017
Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc was on course Sunday for a lackluster victory in Germany's national election while the anti-migrant Alternative for Germany party was heading for a triumphant entry into parliament, projections ...
The Latest: Sen. Graham insists health care bill isn't dead
Sunday, September 24, 2017
Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina still thinks there's a path forward for a last-ditch effort to end "Obamacare," even after his friend, Sen. John McCain, said he opposes the bill. Speaking on ABC's "This Week," Graham says Republicans ...
Immigrants touched by Mexico quake, try to help from afar
Sunday, September 24, 2017
When Luis Ramirez finally reached his mother after the powerful Mexico earthquake, he learned her home was so badly damaged that it had to be demolished. He considered getting on a plane from New York to help her find a new home, but it was ...
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Army looks for new ways to address misbehaving generals
Sunday, September 24, 2017
Struggling with an embarrassing series of misconduct and behavior problems among senior officers, the Army is putting together new mental health, counseling and career management programs to shape stronger, more ethical leaders. The programs stem from a broader worry across ...
Trump travel ban expires today; new restrictions expected
Sunday, September 24, 2017
President Donald Trump is expected to announce new restrictions on travel to the United States as his ban on visitors from six Muslim-majority countries expires today, 90 days after it went into effect. The Department of Homeland Security has ...
Sen. Collins likely against GOP health bill in latest blow
Sunday, September 24, 2017
Sen. Susan Collins on Sunday all but closed the door to supporting last-ditch Republican health care bill, leaving her party's drive to uproot President Barack Obama's health care law dangling by an increasingly slender thread. Already two GOP senators, Rand Paul of Kentucky and ...
Shark fin bans might not help sharks, scientists say
Sunday, September 24, 2017
As lawmakers propose banning the sale of shark fins in the U.S., a pair of scientists is pushing back, saying the effort might actually harm attempts to conserve the marine predators. Democratic Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey introduced a bill this year designed to ...
Mexico: As quake search continues, thousands homeless
Sunday, September 24, 2017
As the search continues for survivors and the bodies of people who died in quake-collapsed buildings in Mexico City, thousands of people have been left homeless because their houses or apartment buildings are ...
Trump tweet, NFL response escalate drama of Sunday games
Trump tweet, NFL response escalate drama of Sunday games
Sunday, September 24, 2017
The owners of the Baltimore Ravens, the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots and other teams on Sunday joined a chorus of NFL executives criticizing President Donald Trump's suggestion that they fire players who kneel for the national anthem. The statements, including those from Patriots owner Robert Kraft and ...
New York’s bet on new casinos has yet to hit jackpot
New York’s bet on new casinos has yet to hit jackpot
Sunday, September 24, 2017
This was to be a year of celebration for New York’s booming gambling industry, with gleaming new casinos opening, rapturous bettors flocking in and a win-win for the state, with a torrent of new taxes pouring into government coffers at no cost to anyone but ...
Photo: A class at Painting with a Twist, a so-called pain
A paintbrush in one hand, and a drink in the other
Sunday, September 24, 2017
On a rainy Friday evening in August, customers trickled into an art studio in a strip mall on a busy main road here. The crowd, mostly women, chatted and swarmed a bar for ...