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LAPD: Albanian athlete missing from Special Olympics games

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 9:50pm

Police are asking for the public's help in finding an Albanian athlete who disappeared after participating in the Special Olympics.

5 things about Congress' fight over Planned Parenthood

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 6:52pm

Republicans will likely lose Monday's Senate showdown over halting federal aid to Planned Parenthood. Yet the political offensive by abortion foes has just started, prompted by a batch of unsettling videos that has focused attention on the group's little-noticed practice of providing fetal tissue to researchers.

GOP doesn't rush to defend indicted Texas attorney general

Paul J. Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 6:31pm

New Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton prepared Sunday to become the latest powerful state official booked on felony charges, but unlike when Rick Perry smiled for his mug shot last year, Republicans are not rushing to Paxton's defense.

Confirmed: Jericho the lion is alive

Michael Martinez, Deborah Bloom and David McKenzie CNN  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 6:14pm

Jericho the lion is alive and well and roaming his park habitat in Zimbabwe, the Oxford University researcher tracking the lion confirmed on Sunday.

Pharoah Phestival as Triple Crown winner cruises in Haskell

Richard Rosenblatt, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 5:51pm

A slight nudge was all it took for American Pharoah to seize control of the Haskell Invitational. And when Victor Espinoza asked, the majestic colt delivered an encore performance in his first race since winning the Triple Crown.

Yellowstone to clear Soda Butte Creek of nonnative fish

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 4:40pm

Before moving ahead with a plan to destroy exotic brook trout in Yellowstone National Park's Soda Butte Creek, fisheries managers will first try to capture native cutthroat trout from the stream to salvage them.

Man accused of decapitating wife leaves hospital for jail

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 3:41pm

A man accused of decapitating his wife and their pet dogs before mutilating himself has gone from a hospital bed to a jail cell, authorities said Sunday.

Photos of endangered animals shine on Empire State Building

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 3:33pm

Dozens of people stopped in Manhattan intersections gazing at photos of endangered animals shining on the side of the Empire State Building.

Police ID suspect in killing of officer; manhunt underway

Adrian Sainz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 9:20pm

Tennessee police officials on Sunday identified a suspect in the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer, and an intense search for the man is underway.

Memphis police identify suspect in fatal shooting of officer; manhunt underway to locate him

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 6:01pm

Memphis police identify suspect in fatal shooting of officer; manhunt underway to locate him.

Board: Acupuncturist negligent in giving bee sting therapy

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 4:51pm

An acupuncturist in Southern California could have his medical license suspended by state regulators who claim he used bee stings to treat patients and didn't have an allergic reaction kit in his office.

2 injured in Las Vegas house party shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 4:41pm

Police are investigating a shooting at a Las Vegas house party that left two people injured.

Tupelo schools quadruple graduation rate for special ed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 4:30pm

Tupelo Public School District officials estimate that the graduation rate for special education students has quadrupled over the past two years. They estimate that about 58 percent of its seniors in special education programs graduated this year — up from 14.4 percent in the 2012-13 school year.

West Jordan teen killed in crash on I-15 in Millard County

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 4:11pm

A 16-year-old girl is dead after she was hit by car on I-15 in Millard County after being thrown from her vehicle.

Hit-and-run driver killed after crash in Kearns home ID'd

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 4:11pm

Police have identified a driver who died after hitting another vehicle head-on and then crashing into a Kearns home.

Las Vegas man ID'd in possible construction-related death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 3:41pm

Authorities have identified a man who died in a possible construction-related incident in Las Vegas.

UMass trustees meet to vote on new Lowell chancellor

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 3:31pm

The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees has scheduled a meeting to vote on a new chancellor for the Lowell campus.

New state law allows diabetics freedom to manage condition

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 3:11pm

A new state law allows diabetic students in Arkansas more freedom to manage their condition on their own at school.

West Nile virus detected in mosquitoes in Dodge County

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 3:11pm

Officials say the West Nile virus has been detected in Dodge County for the first time this year.