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Analysis: In debate, Clinton prep overrides Trump omissions

Ken Thomas and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 12:44pm

Studious and diligent, Hillary Clinton spent weeks getting ready for the first presidential debate, poring over policy papers and sharpening attack lines in practice sessions. Donald Trump did not want to over-prepare and skipped running through a full mock session.

Coast Guard searches for Cuban migrants from capsized boat

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 12:41pm

The U.S. Coast Guard has confirmed that four bodies found in two locations were those of Cuban migrants who had been on board a makeshift vessel that capsized off the Florida Keys last week.

Flood barriers protect Cedar Rapids as river crests

Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 12:41pm

An elaborate system of temporary floodwalls largely protected Cedar Rapids homes and businesses Tuesday as the river that runs through the city reached its second-highest peak ever.

Democrats promise to block legislation preventing government shutdown

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 12:31pm

Senate Democrats are promising to block legislation that's needed to prevent the government from shutting down Friday at midnight.

The Latest: Woman lost at sea bonded with son while fishing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 12:22pm

The Latest on a Vermont man who was rescued after being lost at sea for a week (all times local):

Diesel emissions testing approved for Weber County

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 12:21pm

Health officials in Weber County have approved a new diesel emissions testing program designed to help improve air quality.

Trooper offers to drive grieving man 100 miles after traffic stop

Doug Criss, CNN  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 12:17pm

On one of the worst days of Mark E. Ross' life, he got some help from the last person he'd expect.

Charlotte residents denounce officials over police shooting

Emery P. Dalesio, Tom Foreman Jr. and Jay Reeves, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 12:10pm

Angry Charlotte residents verbally lashed City Council members for hours, complaining about what they called unaccountable police officers and civilian leaders who have failed to force change as the city marked a week of protests since a police officer fatally shot a black man.

Justice Department to discuss review of Stewart shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 12:10pm

The Department of Justice says it will discuss its review of the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old black man by a white Memphis police officer at a scheduled afternoon news conference.

The Latest: More Charlotte protesters face charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 12:03pm

The Latest on protests following the shooting of a man by a Charlotte police officer last week (all times local):

Police: Man locked woman in shed, sexually assaulted her

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 12:01pm

A man has been accused of luring an 18-year-old to a remote cabin, locking her in a shed and sexually assaulting her for weeks, prosecutors in eastern Utah said in court documents filed Monday.

Several Utah residents still can't return home after tornado

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 12:00pm

More than two dozen people in northern Utah are unable to return to their homes several days after a tornado tore through their neighborhood.

Ex-ally: Gov. Christie seemed happy about bridge gridlock

David Porter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 12:00pm

Gov. Chris Christie was told about the epic 2013 traffic jam at the George Washington Bridge while it was underway, seemed happy about it and joked sarcastically that there was nothing political going on, a former loyalist testified Tuesday in the scandal that helped destroy Christie's White House ambitions.

Defense chief: 9/11 bill could be devastating to US military

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 12:00pm

Legislation that would allow the families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia for allegedly backing the terrorists who carried out the attacks could be devastating to the U.S. military, according to Defense Secretary Ash Carter.

Protesters call for leniency in Utah shooting criminal case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 11:51am

Dozens of people are calling for leniency in the case of a Utah teenager who has been criminally charged after being shot by police.

Video shows DC officers performing CPR on bleeding man

Ben Nuckols, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 11:51am

A video released by District of Columbia police shows officers performing CPR on a motorcyclist who had been shot by an officer as a bystander screams in the background.

Lawyer: Texas officer protected by immunity in shooting

Rebecca Santana, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 11:42am

A lawyer for a white police officer who shot and killed a black man about three years ago after a foot chase argued Tuesday to an appeals court that his client should be protected by federal immunity. But state prosecutors disagreed, saying the case never should have been dismissed by a lower court.

The Latest: Lawyer: Texas officer protected by immunity

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 11:42am

The Latest on appeals court ruling on Texas police shooting (all times local):

The Latest: FBI heads pledges to track police use of force

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 11:30am

The Latest on senior U.S. officials' testimony to Congress on terror threats (all times local):