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A photograph sits amid the tributes as they grow outside the home where a pregnant woman, Shanann Watts, and her two daughters, Bella and Celeste, lived Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Frederick, Colo. The woman's husband, Christopher Watts, has been arrested on suspicion of killing his family. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Colorado girls' bodies were submerged in crude oil 4 daysCourt documents filed on behalf of a Colorado man accused of killing his wife and young daughters say the girls' bodies were submerged in crude oil for four days before authorities discovered them
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FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2006, file photo, teacher Tara Grinstead is displayed on a billboard in Ocilla, Ga. New court documents suggest that within weeks of a south Georgia teacher’s disappearance, two of her ex-students told friends at a party they had killed her and burned her body. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Ryan Alexander Duke and Bo Dukes made the admission a month after Tara Grinstead was reported missing in October 2005. (AP Photo/Elliott Minor, File)
Documents: Suspects in missing teacher's death admit slayingNew court documents suggest within weeks of a south Georgia teacher's disappearance, two of her former students told friends at a party they had killed Tara Grinstead and burned her body
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FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2017, file photo, Esteban Santiago, center, is led from the Broward County jail for an arraignment in federal court in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Sentencing is set Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, for Santiago, a 28-year-old Alaska man who pleaded guilty in the January 2017 Florida airport shooting that left five people dead and six wounded. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
Alaska man gets life in prison for Florida airport shootingAn Alaska man will spend the rest of his life in prison for the January 2017 Florida airport shooting that left five people dead and six wounded
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Witnesses: No reason for Texas police to fire into carTeenagers who witnessed a police shooting that killed a high school freshman in Texas say there was no reason for the ex-officer to fire into the car carrying the victim and other black teenagers
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A photograph sits amid the tributes as they grow outside the home where a pregnant woman, Shanann Watts, and her two daughters, Bella and Celeste, lived Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Frederick, Colo. The woman's husband, Christopher Watts, has been arrested on suspicion of killing his family. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
The Latest: Lawyer says girls' bodies were submerged in oilA lawyer for a Colorado man suspected in the deaths of his pregnant wife and two young daughters says the daughters' bodies were submerged in crude oil for four days before they were found
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Police: Man steals patrol car, school bus in CaliforniaAuthorities have arrested a man they say stole a California Highway Patrol car, then commandeered a school bus at Sacramento State University, driving off with 10 students inside
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A visitor takes a picture of the so-called corpse flower, known for the rotten stench it releases when it blooms, at the Huntington Library Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, in San Marino, Calif. Corpse flowers typically take 15 years to reach a mature blooming size, and blooms usually only last 24 hours. (AP Photo/Ariel Tu)
Stinky 'corpse flower' in full bloom in CaliforniaVisitors are flocking to the Huntington Library in Southern California to get a whiff of the so-called corpse flower, known for the rotten stench it releases when it blooms
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FILE - In this July 16, 2014 file photo, what was once a marina sits high and dry due to Lake Mead receding in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area near Las Vegas. Nevada's top state water official has dealt a severe blow to long-fought plans for Las Vegas to pump drinking water from arid valleys just west of the Nevada-Utah state line. State Engineer Jason King's ruling Friday effectively rescinds earlier approvals for Southern Nevada Water Authority groundwater rights in vast rural tracts in Lincoln and White Pine counties. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
Nevada water chief rejects big Vegas pipeline pumping planNevada's top state water official has dealt a severe blow to long-fought plans for Las Vegas to pump drinking water from arid valleys just west of the Nevada-Utah state line
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UN chief: 1 option to protect Palestinians is a new forceSecretary-General Antonio Guterres says options to protect Palestinian civilians under Israeli occupation range from establishing an armed military or police force to deploying civilian observers or beefing up the UN presence on the ground
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In this Aug. 11, 2018 aerial photo provided by the United States Geological Survey shows diminished volcanic activity on Kilauea's lower East Rift Zone. Slowing activity at Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is prompting scientists to downgrade their alert level for the mountain. The U.S. Geological Survey said Friday, Aug. 17, it issued a "watch" for Kilauea's ground hazards; that's down from a "warning." Geologists say lava mostly stopped flowing on Aug. 6. (USGS via AP)
Scientists downgrade alert level for Hawaii volcanoSlowing activity at Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is prompting scientists to lower their alert level for the mountain
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FILE - In this Tuesday, April 10, 2018 file photo, Willow Creek Community Church Senior Pastor Bill Hybels, sixth from left, and other church leaders pray before the congregation in South Barrington, Ill., where Hybels announced his early retirement effective immediately, amid a cloud of misconduct allegations involving women in his congregation. The announcement was made during a special meeting at the church, one of the nation's largest evangelical churches, which Hybels founded. (Mark Black/Daily Herald via AP)
Evangelicals confront sex abuse problems in #MeToo eraSeveral of America's most prominent evangelical institutions are acknowledging the need for a stronger response to sexual misconduct by church leaders
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Video shows North Carolina police strike man with batonNorth Carolina authorities are investigating video that appears to show an officer hitting a black man who's already on the ground with a baton
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