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MORNING BRIEF: McCain set to cast crucial health care vote

Senator John McCain, R-Ariz., will return to the Senate on Tuesday, his office announced on Monday night. McCain, 80, has been home in Arizona following a brain tumor diagnosis.
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 07:29:00 GMT

Police mocked in fake street signs illegally installed in Twin Cities

As public fallout over the fatal police shooting of Justine Damond continues, an apparent protest surfaced on the streets of Minniapolis and St. Paul when at least two street signs mocking the local police force were illegally posted.
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 05:18:00 GMT

Oklahoma school district reportedly pays $125,000 to family after teacher had sex with student

An Oklahoma school district reportedly settled a lawsuit over a 31-year-old English teacher who had sex with an eight-grade student.
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT

San Antonio trailer deaths: What we know

A tenth victim found inside a stifling tractor-trailer that was discovered packed with immigrants outside a Walmart in San Antonio, Texas died overnight, federal prosecutors said Monday.
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 02:15:00 GMT

'Peter Boy' case: Father of Hawaii boy missing since 1997 is sentenced for manslaughter

The father of a 6-year-old Hawaii boy who disappeared two decades ago was sentenced Monday to 20 years in prison for manslaughter, fulfilling a deal with prosecutors that required him to reveal the location of his son's body.
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:45:00 GMT

New York kayak killer pleads guilty to homicide in fiance's death

​A woman accused of intentionally drowning her fiance in the Hudson River ​by tampering with his kayak ​in a plot to collect on his life insurance ​has dodged murder ​and manslaughter ​raps — pleading guilty Monday to the lesser charge of criminally negligent homicide.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 22:51:00 GMT
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