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Dallas police investigating death of child left in car

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 10:40pm

Dallas police are investigating the death of young child who was left in a car amid hot weather.

Tressel credited with fundraising boost at Youngstown State

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 10:30pm

Leaders of the private entity that fundraises for Youngstown State University are crediting the school's president for helping to boost donations.

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Hacked emails complicate Democratic National Convention; DNC chair resigns

Ken Thomas and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 10:27pm

Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz says she will step down at end of party's convention after Democratic officials on Sunday were weighing whether the party's chairwoman should leave her position due to the publication of hacked emails suggesting favoritism in the primary for Hillary Clinton.

New York task force to address drug-resistant bacteria

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 10:20pm

State health officials have established a task force to examine drug-resistant bacteria and efforts to protect New Yorkers.

Maine urges fair-goers to practice good hygiene

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 10:20pm

Maine's agriculture department is encouraging families to practice good hygiene at summer fairs after several people were sickened by E. coli last year.

Skydiver missing after jump in Oklahoma

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 10:10pm

Crews in Oklahoma are searching for a missing skydiver whose parachute has been recovered.

El Nino is gone, but Earth's record heat is sticking around

Seth Borenstein, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 10:00pm

Earth's persistent record 2016 heat is now dancing near levels that a world agreement is trying to avoid, federal scientists said.

The Latest: Central Coast wildfire destroys 6 homes

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 9:31pm

The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):

Dallas Cowboys bus involved in fatal crash in Arizona

Terry Tang, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 9:30pm

A bus carrying Dallas Cowboys staffers but no players and a van collided Sunday on an Arizona highway, killing four people in the van, authorities said.

Houston officers shoot, injure man with pellet gun

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 9:20pm

Houston police say two officers shot and injured a man who disregarded orders to drop a weapon that turned out to be a pellet gun.

28 injured in crash involving bus, Jeep and tractor-trailer

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 8:20pm

More than two dozen people have been injured in a crash involving a bus, a Jeep and a tractor-trailer.

2 Uber drivers arrested while on duty

Jackie Wattles, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 8:11pm

Uber continues to run into roadblocks when it comes to driver safety.

Thousands of pro-Sanders, anti-fracking marchers hit streets

Geoff Mulvihill and Megan Trimble, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 8:00pm

Thousands of demonstrators took to Philadelphia's sweltering streets Sunday, cheering, chanting and beating drums in the first major protests ahead of the Democratic National Convention, as the city wilted during a heat wave.

The Latest: Hollywood stars hold climate rally ahead of DNC

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 7:50pm

The Latest on demonstrations around Philadelphia ahead of the Democratic National Convention (all times local):

Coast Guard concerned about spike in paddler deaths

David Sharp, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 7:40pm

As the popularity of paddle sports surges, the Coast Guard is urging kayakers, canoeists and paddleboarders to be prepared before venturing out following a rise in deaths in the past year.

The '90s are back and we so need it

Lisa Respers France, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 7:31pm

Let's be honest: 2016 has been kind of awful so far.

Heat wave, drought showing no signs of slowing down

Christina Paciolla, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 7:12pm

The heat wave gripping parts of the country including Philadelphia, where tens of thousands are descending upon the city for the Democratic National Convention this week, is not going away anytime soon and will hit a peak Monday with temperatures in the city feeling like 108 degrees.

Police say man shot to death outside Las Vegas complex

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 7:11pm

Las Vegas police say a man was shot to death outside an apartment complex and no arrests have been made.

UTV explosion injures 3, starts wildfire in Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 5:50pm

A UTV explosion that injured three people has also ignited a wildfire in American Fork Canyon.

Aug. sentencing for couple who planned to join Islamic State

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 5:40pm

A federal judge has scheduled sentencing next month for a Mississippi couple who pleaded guilty to planning to travel to Syria and join the Islamic State group.