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    Lawsuit filed in fatal duck boat sinking seeks $100M

      By MARGARET STAFFORD Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The owners and ...

    No more ‘Filthadelphia’? City tackles its litter problem

      By KRISTEN DE GROOT  Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia has been trying ...

    GOP, Dems focus on messages as summer recess, elections near

      By ALAN FRAM Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats have a plan ...

    Veteran officer to be Boston’s 1st black police commissioner

      By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — A 33-year veteran of ...

    Democratic socialism surging in the age of Trump

      By STEVE PEOPLES Associated Press PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A week ago, Maine ...

    Flint water crisis prompts call for more federal oversight

      By ELLEN KNICKMEYER JOHN FLESHER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal watchdog ...

    Growing fire shows potential for explosive Northwest season

      By GILLIAN FLACCUS Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A fast-moving fire fueled ...

    Tale of sex, deception emerges about suspected Russian agent

    By CHAD DAY  ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A 29-year-old gun-rights activist ...

    Trump backs down under fire, ‘clarifies’ on Russia meddling

      By ZEKE MILLER LISA MASCARO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Blistered by bipartisan ...

    Wave of condemnation hits Trump after summit with Putin

      By LISA MASCARO MATTHEW DALY Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — “Bizarre.” ”Shameful.” ”Disgraceful.” ...