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California appeals teacher tenure rulingCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown appeals judge's decision striking down teacher tenure
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
Miners wait for their turn to help in the rescue operations at El Comal gold and silver mine after a landslide trapped at least 24 miners inside, in Bonanza, Nicaragua, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Rescuers on Friday located 20 of at least 24 gold miners trapped by a landslide in northern Nicaragua, but were not immediately able to bring them to safety. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
11 of 24 trapped gold miners rescued in NicaraguaNicaraguan official: 11 of 24 miners trapped in gold mine have been rescued
The Associated Press39 minutes ago
Taliban attack intel office in eastern AfghanistanSuicide truck bomber targets intelligence office in Afghanistan, killing 2, officials say
The Associated Press51 minutes ago
Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy, right, catches a wide throw from the outfield as San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey, left, scores on a single by Pablo Sandoval during the first inning of a baseball game on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Buster Posey goes 5 for 5 in six innings of workBuster Posey goes 5 for 5 through six innings as San Francisco Giants jump on Brewers
The Associated Press53 minutes ago
In this Friday, July 4, 2014 photo, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden talks with parade-goers during the Fourth of July parade in Delano, Minn. In 2012, McFadden's investment firm was involved in a merger that moved an American pharmaceutical company to Ireland and significantly dropped its tax rate. Inversions are legal, but politicians are calling for a clampdown - including McFadden. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)
Senate hopeful defends role in Irish firm's mergerMinnesota Senate hopeful defends firm's role in merger that led US company to Ireland
The Associated Press1 hour ago

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FILE In this Aug. 20, 2014 file photo taken with a long exposure, protesters march in the street as lightning flashes in the distance in Ferguson, Mo. On Aug. 9, a white police officer fatally shot unarmed Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old, in the St. Louis suburb. Rappers, like Talib Kweli, J. Coyle, and Lauryn Hill and others, are making their voices heard in song and on the ground in Ferguson, Missouri, in the wake of Mike Brown’s death, channeling hip-hop’s earlier roots when the genre worked as a voice for the oppressed and spoke out against injustice.  (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
Hip-hop moves as strong force for Michael BrownHip-hop moves as strong force for Ferguson and Michael Brown on the ground and in song
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Police officers gather near the entrance of the Electric Zoo music festival venue on New York's Randall's Island, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Heightened security has been placed at the festival, after the final day of last year's festival was called off. Two people died from an overdose of MDMA combined with hyperthermia at the festival last year. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
After deaths, NYC music festival tightens securityAfter 2 deaths in 2013, NYC music festival tightens security, shortens shows
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In this photo taken with a fisheye lens, a group of friends from Edmonton, Alberta wearing hoods to promote the upcoming "Magicka 2" video game, play the Nintendo video game Super Smash Bros., Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at the Penny Arcade Expo, a fan-centric celebration of gaming in Seattle. The event is expected to be attended by roughly 85,000 gamers and will include concerts, game tournaments and previews of upcoming titles. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
PAX Prime gaming convention kicks off in SeattlePAX Prime gaming convention kicks off in Seattle; 85,000 attendees expected
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 file photo, President Barack Obama leaves after speaking about the economy, Iraq, and Ukraine, in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, before convening a meeting with his national security team on the militant threat in Syria and Iraq.  Obama's summer fashion choice, not unprecedented among presidents - himself included - was the talk of social media, Thursday. Other presidents who have taken on tan include Bill Clinton, Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, George W. Bush and Dwight Eisenhower. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, file)
Obama's tan suit buzzed around the worldObama's tan suit for talk about military intervention set social media abuzz
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this April 9, 2014 file photo, actor Tracy Morgan attends the FX Networks Upfront premiere screening of "Fargo" at the SVA Theater in New York. An attorney for Morgan says the former “Saturday Night Live” actor is having a tough time recovering from a June 2014 accident on the New Jersey Turnpike that left a fellow comedian dead. Morgan broke his leg, nose and several ribs in a six-car accident involving his limo bus, and comedian James McNair was killed.  (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, file)
Comedian Tracy Morgan still struggling after crashLawyer: Comedian Tracy Morgan struggling to recover from injuries suffered in June crash
The Associated Press6 hours ago

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