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Arkansas funeral planned for Baton Rouge gunman who killed 3 police officers

posted: 07/26/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 6

A funeral will be held in Arkansas for Gavin Eugene Long, who fatally shot three law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge on July 17 before he was killed by a SWAT team.

Arkansans exult in Sanders' campaign run

posted: 07/26/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 3

PHILADELPHIA -- U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders only won 10 of Arkansas' 27 delegates, but on Monday nearly the entire delegation stood and cheered for the presidential candidate from Vermont.

Arkansas Democrats stirred by fears of Trump victory

posted: 07/26/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 7

PHILADELPHIA -- As they prepare to make Hillary Clinton their party's presidential nominee, Arkansas Democrats are viewing this fall's election with determination, but also apprehension, saying they fear for their country if Republican Donald Trump wins in November.

Clinton the one, Sanders tells backers

posted: 07/26/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 11

PHILADELPHIA -- Former rivals Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont joined forces Monday to tamp down dissent among his supporters as Democrats tried to keep infighting from overtaking a convention opening night featuring some of the party's biggest stars.

War manual redefines reporters

updated: 07/26/2016 3:33 a.m. Discuss

WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon has revised warfare guidelines to remove a clause suggesting that journalists could be seen as combatants, after outcry from news organizations that argued the rules would endanger media workers.

2 teens killed at Florida nightclub

updated: 07/26/2016 3:31 a.m. Comment 1

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Gunfire broke out at a nightclub hosting a swimsuit-themed party for teens in Florida, leaving two teens dead and at least 17 other people wounded, officials said Monday.

Holdouts hinder California firefighters

posted: 07/26/2016 3:29 a.m. Discuss

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. -- A raging wildfire that forced thousands from their homes on the edge of Los Angeles continued to burn out of control Monday as frustrated fire officials said residents reluctant to heed evacuation orders made conditions more dangerous and destructive for their neighbors.

2 female soldiers make cut for Special Forces training

updated: 07/26/2016 3:22 a.m. Discuss

Two female Army officers have been selected to enter the training pipeline to join all-male Special Forces units, becoming the first soldiers to do so since Defense Secretary Ashton Carter rescinded a ban on women from ground combat assignments.

Democrats' email leaks reopen 2 campaigns' rift

updated: 07/26/2016 3:21 a.m. Discuss

PHILADELPHIA -- First came the hack, then the leak. Now, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump's campaigns are fighting over Russia's role in the release of thousands of internal Democratic National Committee emails.

Gamers catch Pokemon, history

posted: 07/26/2016 3:20 a.m. Discuss

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Historical markers have long dotted the landscape, often barely noticed by passers-by -- until they became treasure-filled stops this month on the Pokemon Go trail.

Pipe bomb blast jostles police car in Oregon

posted: 07/26/2016 3:19 a.m. Discuss

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — Sheriff’s deputies say an explosion in Oregon rattled a police car, but the two officers inside escaped injury.

The nation in brief

updated: 07/26/2016 3:04 a.m. Discuss

Texas: Will ease birth-certificate rules

For Arkansans, convention on bucket list

posted: 07/25/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 9

PHILADELPHIA -- For Arkansans supporting former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for president, this week's Democratic National Convention is a chance to see barriers removed and a glass ceiling shattered.

DNC's leader heeds requests to step down

posted: 07/25/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 4

PHILADELPHIA -- Debbie Wasserman Schultz said Sunday that she's resigning as chairman of the Democratic National Committee, announcing the leadership shake-up as party officials gather in Philadelphia to nominate Hillary Clinton for president.

LA-area wildfire torches 18 houses

posted: 07/25/2016 2:54 a.m. Discuss

LOS ANGELES -- Flames raced down a rugged hillside "like a freight train," leaving smoldering remains of homes and warnings that more communities should be ready to flee the wildfire churning through tinder-dry canyons in Southern California, authorities said Sunday.





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