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Alabama authorities: 2 teens, 2 adults killed in plane crash

Authorities in Alabama say two teenagers and two adults have been killed in a small plane crash.

Storms to take aim at Plains in turbulent week of weather

Storms packing tree-tumbling winds and car-denting hail could strike parts of the Plains on Sunday, the latest round in a turbulent week of wild weather across the Midwest and the South, forecasters said.


Coroner identifies 2 adults, 2 children killed in California

Authorities have released the identities of four people killed in a quiet Northern California neighborhood.


Judge says Pulse lawsuit may be tossed out of federal court

A judge says a lawsuit brought by victims of the Orlando nightclub massacre against the gunman's employer and wife may be tossed out of federal court.


Oklahoma councilwoman: Rename street honoring ex-KKK member

A city councilwoman is asking homeowners in an Oklahoma college town to rename a street honoring a prominent former university professor and Ku Klux Klan member.


Will NYC invite the 'Fearless Girl' to stay on Wall Street?

Should the "Fearless Girl" stand up to Wall Street's charging bull forever?


EPA chief: Trump to undo Obama plan to curb global warming

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency says President Donald Trump in the coming days will sign a new executive order that unravels his predecessor's sweeping plan to curb global warming.


The Latest: Man killed in nightclub shooting ID'd; 15 hurt

The Latest on the nightclub shooting in Cincinnati (all times local):


Signs at University of Minnesota spur mixed reactions

Residents at of a student co-op at the University of Minnesota say signs they've been placing in their front yard about rape culture are drawing concern from fraternity members and gratitude from sexual assault survivors.


92-year-old NC man receives Purple Heart earned in WWII

A 92-year-old North Carolina man has finally received the Purple Heart he earned more than 70 years ago while fighting in Belgium during World War II.


Wisconsin schools teach penmanship despite standards change

Some Wisconsin students are still learning cursive, even though it's not required in the Common Core education standards.


Opponents: Arkansas exposure bill targets transgender people

An Arkansas lawmaker wants to expand the state's indecent exposure in a move that opponents say could criminalize transgender people's use of bathrooms.


Berkeley killing renews debate over gender pronouns

Pablo Gomez Jr. was a University of California, Berkeley, senior majoring in Latino studies and a prominent campus activist when authorities say he stabbed to death a popular elementary-school teacher.


Seattle plant failure dumps millions of gallons of sewage

Millions of gallons of raw sewage and untreated runoff have poured into the United States' second-largest estuary since a massive sewage treatment plant experienced equipment failures that forced it to stop fully treating Seattle's waste.


Ahoy, justices! Floating home case winner back to high court

Four years ago, Fane Lozman won an improbable longshot victory when the U.S. Supreme Court agreed with him that his floating home was a house, not a vessel subject to seizure by a Florida city.


Medical pot bill in S. Carolina bolstered by conservatives

South Carolina Rep. Eric Bedingfield once shunned all marijuana use, but when his eldest son's six-year struggle with opioid addiction ended with his overdose a year ago, the conservative Republican co-sponsored medical cannabis legislation.


1 dead, 1 injured after car strikes ceiling of tunnel

Authorities say one person was killed and another was injured after the car they were in went airborne and struck the ceiling of a tunnel in Boston.


Ripples from US nuclear plant closings overwhelm small towns

Living in the shadows of the Davis-Besse nuclear power plant's cooling tower that soars above Lake Erie in Ohio like an oversized lighthouse brings with it some give-and-take.


Trump's border-wall proposal faces many obstacles

President Donald Trump has now laid out exactly what he wants in the "big, beautiful wall" that he's promised to build on the U.S.-Mexico border. But his effort to build a huge hurdle to those entering the U.S. illegally faces impediments of its own.