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The Latest: Chief calls shooting 'horrible chain of events'Pittsburgh's acting police chief is describing the fatal police shooting of a homeowner by officers responding to a home burglar alarm as a "horrible chain of events." Christopher Thompkins was killed by police early Sunday
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Metro: Women's March second highest day ever for ridershipTransportation officials in Washington say the more than a million trips taken on the city's rail system Saturday make the day the second highest ridership day in the system's history
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7 people buried in the wrong graves at veterans' cemeterySeven people have been buried in the wrong graves at a Rhode Island veterans' cemetery because grave markers in one row were off by a burial plot
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Report: Police violated open-records law in bodycam caseThe Kentucky attorney general's office says state police violated the state's open-records law by refusing to turn over a copy of bodycam video from the fatal shooting of a suspect by municipal police
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FILE - In this June 17, 2016, file photo, people walk across a rainbow crosswalk painted in support of the LGBT community in the Gayborhood, a gay-friendly section of Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations recommended Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, that bars and nonprofit organizations in Philadelphia's gay neighborhood undergo training for racial bias and hire more diverse staff, after a new city report found women, minorities and transgender people have felt unwelcome and unsafe in the Gayborhood for decades. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Gayborhood racism is long-standing, Philadelphia report saysA new report says women, minorities and transgender people have felt unwelcome and unsafe in Philadelphia's gay neighborhood for decades
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Napolitano returns to work after hospitalizationUniversity of California President Janet Napolitano has returned to work after being hospitalized last week following side effects from cancer treatment
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Dogwalker Vincent Flores looks toward a rainbow from Bernal Heights Hill in San Francisco, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. The tail end of a punishing winter storm system lashed California with thunderstorms and severe winds Monday after breaking rainfall records, washing out roads and whipping up enormous waves. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Latest California storm goes out with a bangSunshine and rainbows are alternating with thunderclaps, downpours, snow and hail as the last in a trio of storms breaks up over California after flooding roads and homes and trapping people in swamped vehicles
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A man walks along Bernal Heights Hill in San Francisco, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. The tail end of a punishing winter storm system lashed California with thunderstorms and severe winds Monday after breaking rainfall records, washing out roads and whipping up enormous waves. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Strong January storms stir destruction from coast-to-coastFrom California to the Deep South to the Northeast, millions of Americans are contending with death and destruction from damaging January weather
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UN: Boko Haram's toll includes 515,000 malnourished kidsA United Nations official says more than half a million children in the West African area wracked by Boko Haram are so malnourished their lives could be endangered if they don't get aid
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OSU president apologizes for student blackface incidentThe president of Oklahoma State University has apologized after a white student posted an image of herself on social media in blackface
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A member of the media walks near a truck that was damaged by an apparent tornado, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, in Albany, Ga. A vast storm system kicked up apparent tornadoes, shredded mobile homes and left other destruction scattered around the Southeast over the weekend. (AP Photo/Branden Camp)
The Latest: EF-2 or greater tornado confirmed in SW GeorgiaThe National Weather Service is confirming a powerful tornado touched down in a southwest Georgia city where four people died
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White NYC officer awaits punishment in killing of black teenThe disciplinary trial of a white New York Police Department officer who shot an unarmed black teenager to death has ended, but his punishment probably won't be known for several weeks
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