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2nd Ivory Coast Special Olympics athlete goes missing

Linda S. Zhang, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 7:31pm

Another Ivory Coast Special Olympics athlete has vanished in Inglewood, hours after his teammate was found safe.

Obama, Netanyahu make dueling appeals on Iran to US Jews

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 6:51pm

President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made dueling appeals to the American Jewish community Tuesday as they sought to rally support for their opposing positions on the Iranian nuclear deal.

Friends: Slain officer was strong, but avoided confrontation

Adrian Sainz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 6:41pm

Slain police officer Sean Bolton's physical strength and powerful, melon-sized hands served him well in tight situations, like when he subdued two suspects at one time. Still, friends say he avoided confrontation whenever possible, and dedicated his life to protecting others.

A special delivery at New York's World Trade Center

Pilar Melendez, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 5:48pm

When Brian McGraw responded to a call of a woman possibly going into labor at the World Trade Center train concourse in Manhattan, two fellow New York Port Authority police officers with him immediately turned to the former EMT.

The Latest: Theater shooting victim's mom: 'I cry every day'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 5:43pm

The latest in the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local):

Attorney: FBI accused San Francisco mayor of taking bribes

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 7:40pm

San Francisco's mayor was accused by the FBI of taking bribes in exchange for favors, attorneys for a defendant in an organized crime case centered on San Francisco's Chinatown said Tuesday.

Triple homicide investigated as ritualistic killing

Melissa Nelson-Gabriel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 7:40pm

Florida authorities are investigating whether a triple homicide was committed as part of a ritualistic ceremony in connection with the recent blue moon.

Body believed to be missing San Francisco teacher found

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 7:21pm

Authorities in Northern California say the body of a San Francisco teacher who has been missing for 19 days may have been found.

US likely to intervene in Palestinian terror case

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 7:10pm

The U.S. government is moving closer to intervening in a high-stakes civil case over deadly Palestinian terror attacks as officials met Tuesday with victims' families to discuss concerns over a jury verdict worth hundreds of millions of dollars.

Shackling video ignites debate on school discipline

Claire Galofaro and Adam Beam, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 6:41pm

The boy sat in a chair, the sound of his whimpering interrupted briefly by the clank of metal handcuffs closing around his arms.

2 airmen killed during parachute training in Florida

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 6:21pm

Air Force officials have released the names of two special forces airmen killed in a parachute training accident in the Florida Panhandle.

State education offices moving temporarily following fire

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 6:21pm

The Mississippi Department of Education said Tuesday that it's moving out of its headquarters for months, following damage from a July 19 fire.

NAACP chapter president says police used force on sister

Steven Dubois, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 6:01pm

An NAACP chapter president says police in Eugene, Oregon, used excessive force on his sister after she tried to stop an officer from deploying a Taser stun gun on her 19-year-old son.

Man arrested after report of shooting on National Mall

Ben Nuckols, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 6:01pm

Someone fired a gun inside a car on the National Mall after witnesses reported a fight inside the vehicle Tuesday afternoon, but there was no indication anyone was injured, police said.

Toxic algae blooming in warm water from California to Alaska

Phuong Le, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 6:01pm

A vast bloom of toxic algae off the West Coast is denser, more widespread and deeper than scientists feared even weeks ago, according to surveyors aboard a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration research vessel.

Utah group to start Boy Scout troop welcoming gay leaders

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 5:50pm

Days after the Boy Scouts of America lifted a blanket ban on gay leaders, a Utah group that pressed for the legalization of gay marriage in the state announced Tuesday it will sponsor a Boy Scout troop.

Authorities ID man killed in late-night Vegas alley shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 5:31pm

Authorities have identified a 31-year-old Las Vegas man killed during a weekend shooting in an alley west of the Las Vegas Strip that left another man wounded and police searching for their assailant.

Marine arrested on gun charges on Capitol grounds

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 5:31pm

A Marine detailed to the office of California GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter Jr. was arrested Tuesday for possession of an unregistered firearm after a loaded .45 caliber handgun was discovered in his vehicle.

Toddler's death in Vegas apartment pool probed as drowning

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 5:20pm

Authorities are investigating the death of a 2-year-old boy pulled from a hot tub at a northwest Las Vegas apartment complex as a possible drowning.

Utah lawmakers could choose new prison site next week

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 5:01pm

Utah lawmakers tasked with choosing a new site for a state prison say they could make their selection next week.