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Monday, Jul 24, 2017

AP US & World News

Transgender woman challenges Virginia bathroom bill sponsor

Transgender woman challenges Virginia bathroom bill sponsor

A former journalist is trying to unseat one of Virginia's most socially conservative lawmakers and make history as the first state legislator in the nation to win as an openly transgender candidate
Updated: 1 hour ago

Highway Patrol now says 6 people taken to hospitals, not 8, after vehicle hits pedestrians in fatal South Dakota crash

Highway Patrol now says 6 people taken to hospitals, not 8, after vehicle hits pedestrians in fatal South Dakota crash
Updated: 1 hour ago

Arizona hikers clinging to trees rescued from flooded canyon

A helicopter rescued hikers clinging to tree branches and perched on boulders as fast-moving floodwaters tore through a normally quiet creek in Arizona
Updated: 1 hour ago

New Orleans museum has big plans for city's tricentennial

Bear-paw moccasins stitched together in the 1700s by Native Americans and pieces of pottery from the 1400s will be part of an exhibit about New Orleans' early decades for the city's tricentennial next year
Updated: 1 hour ago
Getting stuck in the icy Arctic means you're on your own

Getting stuck in the icy Arctic means you're on your own

The MSV Nordica icebreaker has all the safety equipment of a modern oceangoing vessel, plus extra for working in hostile and remote Arctic waters. Each person aboard has a cold water survival suit, and the two lifeboats carry provisions for a week.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Getting stuck in the icy Arctic means you're on your own

Getting stuck in the icy Arctic means you're on your own

The MSV Nordica icebreaker has all the safety equipment of a modern oceangoing vessel, plus extra for working in hostile and remote Arctic waters. Each person aboard has a cold water survival suit, and the two lifeboats carry provisions for a week.
Updated: 1 hour ago

Suspect dead after shootout with police on I-55

Police say a driver who shot at officers during a chase that closed a busy highway near St. Louis is dead
Updated: 1 hour ago

Iowa women claim they vandalized oil pipeline in protest

Two women with civil disobedience arrest records are claiming they damaged valves and set fire to construction equipment along an oil pipeline that crosses Iowa and three other states
Updated: 1 hour ago
Jordan releases security footage of shooting of 3 US troops

Jordan releases security footage of shooting of 3 US troops

Jordan's military has released security camera footage of a shooting last year in which a Jordanian soldier killed three U.S. military trainers at the entrance to an air base in the kingdom
Updated: 1 hour ago
Amid protests, Polish leader puts brakes on judicial shakeup

Amid protests, Polish leader puts brakes on judicial shakeup

Poland's president says he will veto two contentious bills that are widely seen as assaults on the independence of the judicial system
Updated: 2 hours ago