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Beach where man bit by shark closed to swimming indefinitely

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 11:53am

The Cape Cod beach where a New York man was bitten by a shark has been indefinitely closed to swimming after more sharks were spotted in its waters.

Boarding school: 7 former staffers sexually abused students

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 11:10am

An elite Connecticut boarding school has found that seven former faculty members sexually abused students primarily during the 1970s and 1980s.

Migrant spouse of pregnant woman detained on way to hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 11:03am

A California woman has said she had to drive herself to the hospital and give birth without her husband after he was detained by immigration agents.

Services on Monday for Utah firefighter killed in California

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 10:57am

Funeral services will be held Monday for the Utah firefighter killed while battling the largest recorded wildfire in California history.

Seattle police look for man cutting rental bike brake lines

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 10:05am

Seattle police say they're looking for a man caught on surveillance video cutting brake lines on bike-share bicycles in an act that could endanger riders.

Woman who survived bear attack has no hard feelings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 9:46am

A 71-year-old New Hampshire woman who was mauled by a black bear inside her home is still recovering from her injuries, but says she has no hard feelings toward the bear.

Rally against "far-left violence" draws counterprotest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 9:39am

A conservative rally against "far-left violence" is being organized in downtown Boston a year after a similar demonstration drew tens of thousands of counterprotesters.

Inventor who played key role in lobster industry dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 9:13am

The Massachusetts inventor of wire mesh used in most U.S. lobster traps has died.

Sheriff: Body found in vehicle fire near Walt Disney World

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 9:07am

Authorities say a body has been found in the wreckage of a vehicle fire near Walt Disney World in Florida.

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies at age 80

Francis Kokutse and John Heilprin, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 9:03am

Kofi Annan, a charismatic global diplomat and the first black African to become United Nations secretary-general who led the world body through one of its most turbulent periods, died early Saturday at age 80.

Houston school removes sign after social media criticism

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 9:01am

A sign at a Houston elementary and middle school that sparked criticism on social media has been removed.

Idaho officials name director for Idaho Department of Lands

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 9:00am

Idaho officials have named a new director to lead a state agency that manages 2.4 million acres (970,000 hectares) of state endowment lands that generate money mostly for public schools.

Idaho woman gets probation in sex trafficking case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 8:45am

A 38-year-old Idaho woman has been sentenced to five years on federal probation in a sex trafficking case.

Yellowstone continues effort to restore native fish

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 8:43am

Wildlife managers are undertaking a project to eliminate nonnative fish from the upper Gibbon River drainage in Yellowstone National Park.

School of Navy chaplains to return to Rhode Island

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 8:04am

A school for U.S. Navy chaplains is returning to Rhode Island.

Vermont police investigating theft of legal pot plants

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 7:46am

Vermont State Police are investigating the theft of four legal marijuana plants that were stolen from behind a fence where they were being grown in the town of East Charleston.

Man's family suing Charlotte police over fatal shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 7:27am

The widow of a man fatally shot by an undercover North Carolina police officer has filed a lawsuit against the city, accusing the officer involved of negligence in the death.

Dead suspects in father's death called reclusive, paranoid

Mark Gillispie, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 6:47am

Two adult brothers suspected of being involved in the fatal shooting of their physician father before turning guns on themselves during a SWAT standoff were reclusive, paranoid and likely mentally ill, a suburban Cleveland police chief said.

Another trial looms for ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort

Matthew Barakat, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 6:05am

As jurors weigh Paul Manafort's fate in a sprawling financial fraud case, the former Trump campaign chairman still has another trial looming in the nation's capital — and prosecutors there have a whole new set of charges and a huge volume of evidence.

Manafort judge says he fears for jurors' safety

Matthew Barakat, Stephen Braun and Jeff Horwitz, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 11:09pm

The judge in Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial saiys he has received threats and he fears for the "peace and safety" of the jurors deciding the fate of the former Trump campaign chairman.