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WASHINGTON (AP) — A new government investigation questions a bizarre Secret Service mission that pulled agents from their assignment near the White House and sent them to the rural home of a headquarters employee embroiled in a personal dispute with a neighbor...
SINGAPORE (AP) — A new venue, an injury-hit preparation and insults from a top sports official — none of it could stop Serena Williams' winning streak at the WTA Finals...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A cheeky provocation wrapped in a zingy punchline, Justin Simien's "Dear White People" recalls other memorably promising debuts — by filmmakers named Spike, for instance, whether Lee or Jonze...

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Police blocked off roads, sifted through leaves and scoured a rural area where they found remains that could be missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham...
Serena Williams says comments by the head of the Russian Tennis Federation referring to her and older sister Venus as "brothers" were bullying, sexist and racist.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee police officer fired after fatally shooting a mentally ill man told superiors he became concerned about his safety as soon as he saw the odd way the man was lying on the ground in a downtown park, according to documents released Thursday...

DALLAS (AP) — Fears of the Ebola virus deepened in the U.S. Wednesday with word that a second Texas nurse caught the disease from a patient...
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Police arrested dozens of protesters during the final of four days of rallies and civil disturbance to express anger at the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old, by a white police officer in a St. Louis suburb...
What is the price of being forced to raise a brown baby? It's an unusual question, arising from an Ohio woman's unusual lawsuit prompted by an insemination gone wrong...

ATLANTA (AP) — Todd Gurley was emerging as the clear favorite in the Heisman Trophy race, a running back who already produced plenty of signature moments with his myriad talents...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The mother of a black 18-year-old who was killed by an off-duty St. Louis police officer says her son wasn't armed, as investigators contend...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paula Patton has filed for divorce from Robin Thicke and is asking for joint custody of their son...
CONROE, Texas (AP) — Adrian Peterson won't be coming back to the field any time soon. A Texas judge on Wednesday tentatively set a Dec. 1 trial date...
DALLAS (AP) — The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States died Wednesday morning in a Dallas hospital Wednesday, a hospital spokesman said...
NEW YORK (AP) — Geoffrey Holder, a Tony Award-winning director, actor, painter, dancer and choreographer who during an eclectic show business career led the groundbreaking show "The Wiz" to Broadway, pitched 7-Up on TV and played a scary villain in a James Bond film, has died. He was 84...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ebola has arrived in the United States and people are frightened. The nation's top infectious diseases expert says it's perfectly normal to feel anxious about a virus that kills so fast and is ravaging parts of West Africa...
JACKSONVILLE, Florida (AP) - A jury has found a man guilty of first-degree murder for fatally shooting a teenager after an argument over loud music outside a Florida convenience store.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigns amid recent White House security breach...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Taking a two-day break from summer vacation, President Barack Obama met with top advisers at the White House Monday to review developments in Iraq and in racially charged Ferguson, Missouri, two trouble spots where Obama has ordered his administration to intervene...
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says no curfew will be in place early Tuesday morning in Ferguson, and the National Guard keeping watch there will have immediate and limited" responsibilities...