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Patrol releases names of man, boy found dead in MissouriThe Missouri State Highway Patrol has released the names of a 4-year-old boy and a 37-year-old man whose bodies were found this week in rural eastern Missouri
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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2019, file photo, dozens of supporters of a measure to limit when companies can label workers as independent contractors circle the Capitol during a rally in Sacramento, Calif. Gov Gavin Newsom signed the bill AB5 by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, D-San Diego, aimed at giving wage and benefit protections to ride share drivers and workers in other industries on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
Governor signs law on protections for Uber drivers, othersThe governor of California has signed sweeping legislation aimed at giving wage and benefit protections to rideshare drivers and workers in other industries
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Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell walks to a podium to speak at a news conference following a two-day meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
What the Fed's rate cut means for youThe Fed has lowered its benchmark rate but impact on consumers may be muted
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Woman sues Epstein estate, saying she was abused at age 14A woman whose claims of sexual abuse against financier Jeffrey Epstein were outlined in a federal indictment has sued his estate, describing abuse from age 14 to 17
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Judge removes South Dakota sheriff from 'riot boosting' suitA federal judge says a South Dakota sheriff should be removed from a lawsuit challenging new state laws that aim to prevent disruptive demonstrations against the Keystone XL pipeline
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FILE - In this May 18, 2017 file photo University of California President Janet Napolitano attends a meeting of the UC Board of Regents in San Francisco.  Napolitano has announced she plans to step down in August 2020. The former U.S. secretary of homeland security and Democratic governor of Arizona made the announcement Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, at a meeting of the university's Board of Regents.  (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
UC President Janet Napolitano to step down after 6 yearsUC President Janet Napolitano to step down next year after tenure defending immigrant students, scrutiny of finances
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Women occupy most same-sex households, except in citiesFemale couples make up more than half of all same-sex households in the United States, but male couples dominate in cities with large gay populations
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A Freeport Police Department vehicle drives down a flooded S. Velasco Blvd. between west Fifth and Seventh streets, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, in Freeport, Texas, as heavy rain from Tropical Depression Imelda falls. (Mark Mulligan/Houston Chronicle via AP)
No severe impacts from Imelda as it moves through TexasImelda has deluged some parts of Southeast Texas with more than 12 inches of rain, but officials in Houston and surrounding communities say that so far there have been no severe impacts from the tropical depression
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US approves releasing non-native insect to control thistleFederal officials have approved turning loose a non-native insect to feed on an invasive thistle that sprouts in everything from rangelands to vineyards to wilderness areas, mainly in the U.S. West
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Deangelo Martin is displayed on a monitor during his video arraignment at 36th District Court, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, in Detroit. Martin is charged with four counts of first-degree murder and four counts of felony murder in the killings of four women whose bodies were found in abandoned houses in the city as far back as February 2018. Martin, who was arrested in June, was already charged in the stabbing and sexual assault of 26-year-old woman in May and the kidnapping and assault of a 51-year-old woman in June. (Clarence Tabb, Jr./Detroit News via AP)
Prosecutor: Man charged in killings of 4 women in DetroitA 34-year-old man has been charged in the killings of four women in Detroit whose deaths have been characterized by authorities as the work of a serial killer
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Ref who told wrestler to cut dreadlocks barred for 2 seasonsA referee who told a high school wrestler to cut his dreadlocks or forfeit a match last year has been suspended for two seasons
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FILE - In this June 11, 2019 file photo, members of the Detroit's Board Up Brigade board up a vacant home in north Detroit. Murder charges could be announced against man suspected of killing at least four women and stowing their bodies in vacant houses in Detroit. Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy is expected Wednesday, Sept. 18, to discuss the case against 34-year-old Deangelo Martin.(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
The Latest: Man arraigned in killings of 4 women in DetroitA 34-year-old man has been arraigned in the slayings of four women whose bodies were found in vacant houses in Detroit
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