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Alaska governor declares emergency for native languagesAlaska Gov. Bill Walker has declared an emergency for Alaska Native languages, aiming to promote and preserve all 20 recognized indigenous languages in the state
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Houston Astros relief pitcher Roberto Osuna (54) celebrates with catcher Martin Maldonado (15) after the Astros defeated the Toronto Blue Jays in a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, in Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
10 Things to Know for TodayAmong 10 Things to Know: Republicans line up Kavanaugh vote plan as showdown hearing nears; Trump to chair UN Security Council meeting; Cosby camp decries prison sentence
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Testimony at Quinton Tillis trial: Dying woman named 'Eric'Testimony resumes in the retrial of a man accused of setting a woman on fire on a north Mississippi backroad
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In this Friday, June 1, 2018, photo, two boys help finish a chalk mural at Marshall Field Garden Apartments during the Art on Sedgwick annual art show in Chicago. The theme of the mural "We all live here" was conceived by artist Rich Alapack who has focused the public art project at schools and community centers. "It's really a simple message -- but things are so divided," Alapack says. He said the goal is to bring people together. "Sometimes art can do that better than conversation." (AP Photo/Martha Irvine)
In Chicago, can art unite a deeply divided neighborhood?Along Chicago's Sedgwick Street, a little art studio, unlikely friends and a chance for unity in a very divided city
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Official: Police chief's rental units held drugs, firearmsA North Carolina district attorney's office says an investigation found the Red Springs police chief had rental units holding images of nude women, narcotics and firearms
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CEO 'Too Busy Scuba Diving' to Deal With Border CrisisSalesforce CEO Marc Benioff is taking flak for his tech company's contract with US Customs and Border Protection—and for the way he backed out of a call with a nonprofit group at the height of the family separation crisis. In an email seen by the Guardian , Benioff called off...
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Man denies escaping, re-entering prison with illicit itemsAn inmate has denied escaping a Tennessee prison and sneaking back into it with contraband to sell on the prison's black market
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FILE - In this Thursday, March 8, 2018 file photo, Colorado State Sen. Tim Neville, R-Littleton, makes a point during debate on a concealed carry bill during action on the floor of the chamber in the State Capitol in Denver. “To me, the Second Amendment and individual rights demand the highest respect. That’s the basis of where I come from,” says Neville, one of the capitol’s most ardent gun rights activists. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
AP: Partisan divide over gun laws continues in most statesA review of state gun laws by The Associated Press found the activism that grew out of the Florida high school shooting earlier this year has not acted as a catalyst for widespread change
The Associated Press2 hours ago
An investor walks in front of trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. Asian markets rose on Wednesday as traders waited for the U.S. Federal Reserve to raise interest rates for the third time this year, a signal that the country’s economic growth was on track. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
The Latest: Markets cautious ahead of Fed rate decisionFinancial markets are subdued as investors look ahead to the Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting, at which it is expected to raise its main interest rate for the third time this year.
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Man accused of kidnapping women at gunpoint, assaulting 1A South Carolina man is accused of kidnapping two women at gunpoint and sexually assaulting one of them
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FILE- In this July 17, 2018, file photo Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell testifies before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on "The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress," at Capitol Hill in Washington. On Wednesday, Sept. 26, the Federal Reserve issues its latest policy statement and updates its interest-rate and economic projections before Powell holds a news conference. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, FIle)
Fed poised to raise rates for third time this yearThe Federal Reserve is set Wednesday to raise interest rates for a third time this year and possibly modify the likely direction of rates in the months ahead.
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 11, 1991 file photo University of Oklahoma law professor Anita Hill testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the nomination of Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Court on Capitol Hill in Washington. Hill testified that she was "embarrassed and humiliated" by unwanted, sexually explicit comments made by Thomas when she worked for him a decade ago. The Thomas-Hill hearings riveted Americans, and the same is expected for the Kavanaugh-Ford hearing on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. (AP Photo, File)
Anita Hill: Kavanaugh hearing isn't a referendum on #MeTooAnita Hill says she 'can't imagine' the upcoming Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation hearing will be fair, but that it shouldn't be seen as a referendum on #MeToo
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