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FBI: Woman robbed bank to return to prison

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Sat, 30 Jul 2016 07:38:57 -0400
Suspect arrested in killing of San Diego cop

San Diego Police on July 29 urging a man to surrender as they searched for suspects in a shooting that killed one office and injured another. (Denis Poroy/AP)Police arrest a 52-year-old man in connection with a shooting that left one officer dead and another injured.

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 21:36:16 -0400
Courts roll back voter restrictions in 3 states

Portions of the Wisconsins voter ID law were struck down by a federal judge. (AP)Rulings block a N.C. law requiring photo ID, loosen a similar one in Wisconsin, and halt strict citizenship requirements in Kansas.

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 21:33:42 -0400
New Sandy Hook school opens 4 years later

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 19:39:26 -0400
Parts of Wisconsin voter ID law struck down

A man fills out a ballot while standing at a voting booth at City Hall in San Francisco, Tuesday, June 7, 2016. Voter turnout is expected to be higher then normal in the nation's most populous state for Tuesday's presidential primary. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)A federal judge throws out multiple aspects of the law, leaving it intact but ruling unconstitutional many restrictions.

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 19:46:02 -0400
This time, woman in charge on political stage

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:43:26 -0400
Clinton campaign hacked in 3rd attack on Dems

Hillary Clinton campaigns in Philadelphia. (Getty Images)The Justice Dept. is investigating the incident, which follows reports of two other hacks on the party.

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 19:31:32 -0400
Muslim-American woman shares touching tale

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:06:08 -0400
America, Tim Kaine loves your dad jokes

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