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Cheers and jeers: Americans tune into Trump-Clinton debate

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — From senior centers to college campuses and bars featuring campaign-themed cocktails, Americans laughed, cheered and jeered... Full Story

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  • Cheers and jeers: Americans tune into Trump-Clinton debate
    Cheers and jeers: Americans tune into Trump-Clinton debate

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — From senior centers to college campuses and bars featuring campaign-themed cocktails, Americans laughed, cheered and jeered through the first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

  • Clinton, Trump battle fiercely over taxes, race, terror
    Clinton, Trump battle fiercely over taxes, race, terror

    HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — In a combative opening debate, Hillary Clinton emphatically denounced Donald Trump Monday night for keeping his personal tax returns and business dealings secret from voters and peddling a "racist lie" about President Barack Obama. Businessman Trump repeatedly cast Clinton asa "typical politician" as he sought to capitalize on Americans' frustration with Washington.

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    Houston gunman had 2 weapons, thousands of rounds at scene

    HOUSTON (AP) — A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems had two weapons and more than 2,500 rounds of live ammunition when he randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood before he was shot and killed by police, authorities said.

  • Mall shooting suspect ate with stepfather before attack
    Mall shooting suspect ate with stepfather before attack

    MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — A man charged with five counts of first-degree premeditated murder in the shooting deaths of five people at a Washington state mall shared an early dinner with his stepfather then told him he was headed to his job at a gym.

  • Charlotte City Council blasted over police shooting reaction
    Charlotte City Council blasted over police shooting reaction

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — 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 ma.

  • Michigan inmates get job training in 'vocational village'
    Michigan inmates get job training in 'vocational village'

    IONIA, Mich. (AP) — Few states have been more aggressive in releasing inmates and diverting offenders than Michigan, where a decade ago, 1 out of every 200 people was in prison, and penal costs were beginning to crowd out basic government services.

  • Iowa city braces for highest floodwaters since 2008 record
    Iowa city braces for highest floodwaters since 2008 record

    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Residents of Cedar Rapids are watching anxiously as the quickly rising Cedar River threatens to inundate their city with devastating floodwaters for the second time in just over eight years.

  • New SAT exam taken by nearly 1.4 M students, no scores yet

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  • Cranberries at 200: Market changes, drought create a crisis
    Cranberries at 200: Market changes, drought create a crisis

    ROCHESTER, Mass. (AP) — All is not well in cranberry country this harvesting season, the 200th anniversary of the world's first known commercial cultivation.

  • Man rescued after week at sea to be reunited with family

    BOSTON (AP) — A Vermont man who spent a week at sea in a life raft before being rescued by a passing freighter will be reunited with his family in Boston, while his mother is still unaccounted for and presumed dead.

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