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Various items litter the kitchen of a makeshift living compound in Amalia, N.M., on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, where five adults were arrested on child abuse charges and remains of a boy were found. The remains, which haven't been positively identified, may resolve the fate of Abdul-ghani Wahhaj, a missing, severely disabled Georgia boy. Eleven other children were found at the compound during a raid last week.  (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
The Latest: Governor opposes release of compound suspectsNew Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez and other state Republicans are criticizing a judge's decision to allow the release of five defendants accused of child abuse at a ramshackle desert compound where authorities found the remains of a boy.
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North Dakota recreational pot measure approved for ballotSupporters of legalizing recreational marijuana in North Dakota have succeeded in bringing the matter to a public vote later this year
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Stormy Daniels' lawyer appears in Houston immigration courtThe attorney taking on President Donald Trump over his alleged affair with an adult film actress has appeared in Houston immigration court to try to secure the release of a 9-year-old boy from Guatemala
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Nebraska executes first death row inmate since 1997 using a never-before-tried combination of drugs including fentanylNebraska executes first death row inmate since 1997 using a never-before-tried combination of drugs including fentanyl
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Ohio high court upholds trafficked girl's murder convictionOhio Supreme Court upholds murder conviction of woman whose forced prostitution as a girl was cited as a factor leading to her involvement in a fatal robbery
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Prominent attorney fatally shot in suburban Chicago homePolice say an attorney who argued 30 cases before the U.S. Supreme Court has been fatally shot during a domestic altercation inside his suburban Chicago home
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TSA officer accepts child's dance challengeA Transportation Security Administration officer showed he has some moves as he processed a family of five through security at New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport
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Couple accused of keeping food from sons, sitting on themThe parents of two teenagers in northeast Nebraska are accused of locking cupboards and a refrigerator to keep their sons from eating snacks and sitting on the boys as punishment
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FILE – In this June 30, 2015, file photo, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, speaks while outlining the schedule for Pope Francis' September 2015 visit to Washington, during a news conference at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington. Wuerl wrote to priests to defend himself on the eve of the scheduled Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, release of a grand jury report investigating child sexual abuse in six of Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic dioceses. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Archbishop defends himself ahead of child sex abuse reportCardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, is defending himself ahead of a forthcoming grand jury report investigating child sexual abuse in Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic dioceses that he says will be critical of his actions as Pittsburgh's bishop
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No charges in 2 German cyclists' deaths on historic Route 66No criminal charges will be filed against the driver who struck and killed two German cyclists in Kansas while they rode on the historic Route 66 as part of a cross-country trip
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Prosecutors: Boy Died in Exorcism-Like Ritual at CompoundA 3-year-old boy whose remains were found at a New Mexico compound where children were allegedly trained to conduct school shootings died during an exorcism-like ritual, prosecutors say. Abdul-Ghani Wahhaj, allegedly taken from his Georgia home late last year, suffered from seizures, and his father believed he was possessed by...
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Police chief defends Taser use on woman, 87, holding knifeGeorgia police chief: Officer justified in using Taser on 87-year-old woman who didn't obey commands to drop a knife
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