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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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The Latest on train derailment: 5,000 evacuated in Tennessee

The Latest on train derailment: 5,000 evacuated in Tennessee

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — 8:15 a.m.

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Maine man gets 7 years in prison for driving drunk

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A Maine man has been sentenced to seven years behind bars for his ninth drunken driving conviction, a longer prison term…

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Official: Shots reported on Washington Navy Yard campus

WASHINGTON (AP) — An official says shots have been reported in a building on the Washington Navy Yard campus.

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Kerry consults US partners before further talks with Iran

VIENNA (AP) — High-level negotiations over Iran's nuclear program entered their sixth day Thursday after diplomats blew through a June 30 dead…

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Shots reported in building on Washington Navy Yard campus, lockdown underway, spokesman says

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shots reported in building on Washington Navy Yard campus, lockdown underway, spokesman says.

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Last funeral for victim of Charleston shooting in Columbia

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The last of the funerals for the nine victims of the Charleston church shooting is scheduled for South Carolina's capita…

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1 dead after stabbing at southwest Ohio apartment complex

SPRINGDALE, Ohio (AP) — Police say one person is dead after multiple people were stabbed at an apartment complex in southwest Ohio, including …

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New warden, increased security after New York prison escape

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A new superintendent has been named at the maximum-security prison in upstate New York where two inmates escaped last mont…

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Train derailment, fire prompts evacuation in Tennessee

Train derailment, fire prompts evacuation in Tennessee

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — At least one car of a CSX train carrying a flammable and toxic substance derailed and caught fire in eastern Tennessee…

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Bodies found believed to be missing Phoenix-area couple

MARICOPA, Ariz. (AP) — The bodies of a man and a woman believed to be a Phoenix-area couple missing for a week have been recovered, authoritie…

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Brooklyn man gets prison time in biker melee

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York man who took part in a 2013 assault on a sport utility driver by a group of motorcyclists is heading to prison.

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Arizona copper mine stirs debate pitting profits vs religion

SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Outside of an aging mining town in the mountains east of Phoenix, a copper company has burrowed a shaft 1.3 miles into …

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Police: Woman, 90, accidentally fatally hits friend, 89

OCEANSIDE, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a 90-year-old woman helping a friend move her car accidentally struck and killed the 89-year-old woman on Lo…

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Church fires common, but usually not the result of arson

Church fires common, but usually not the result of arson

GREELEYVILLE, S.C. (AP) — As investigators probe the cause of a fire that destroyed a rural South Carolina black church rebuilt after the Ku K…

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Episcopalians OK allowing gay marriage in churches

Episcopalians OK allowing gay marriage in churches

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Episcopal Church has completed its embrace of gay rights, changing church law to allow same-sex religious marriages …

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Heeding Francis, Iowa Catholic leaders to pressure '16 field

Heeding Francis, Iowa Catholic leaders to pressure '16 field

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Roman Catholic leaders in the early voting state of Iowa will call Thursday on candidates for president to follow the …

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Many but not all in GOP object as US, Cuba plan embassies

Many but not all in GOP object as US, Cuba plan embassies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Loud but hardly universal catcalls from Republicans underscored the obstacles and opportunities ahead as U.S. and Cuban lead…

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Solid hiring expected for June as US job market nears normal

Solid hiring expected for June as US job market nears normal

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers likely hired at another strong pace in June, a sign that the job market is nearing full health and giving the…

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Ex-state senator facing up to 20 years on racketeering

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A former California state senator — once considered a leading candidate for a statewide office — is facing up to 20 years…

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After trade deal, Obama seeks to repair rift with labor

WASHINGTON (AP) — After the push for trade legislation ruptured relations between the White House and organized labor, President Barack Obama …

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Episcopalians vote to allow gay marriage in churches

Episcopalians vote to allow gay marriage in churches

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Episcopalians voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to allow religious weddings for same-sex couples, solidifying the church's …

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California: Record water savings shows big cuts possible

California: Record water savings shows big cuts possible

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Water use in drought-stricken California plunged by record levels in May, and Gov. Jerry Brown's administration cite…

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What crisis? Stronger banks, economies ease fear over Greece

What crisis? Stronger banks, economies ease fear over Greece

The prospect of a Greek crackup isn't so terrifying anymore.

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Montgomery County set to require paid sick time

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Montgomery County is set to require paid sick leave in the county.

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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1 hour ago Photos

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The Latest on train derailment: 5,000 evacuated in Tennessee

The Latest on train derailment: 5,000 evacuated in Tennessee

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — 8:15 a.m.

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Maine man gets 7 years in prison for driving drunk

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A Maine man has been sentenced to seven years behind bars for his ninth drunken driving conviction, a longer prison term…

1 hour ago(0)

Official: Shots reported on Washington Navy Yard campus

WASHINGTON (AP) — An official says shots have been reported in a building on the Washington Navy Yard campus.

1 hour ago(0)

Kerry consults US partners before further talks with Iran

VIENNA (AP) — High-level negotiations over Iran's nuclear program entered their sixth day Thursday after diplomats blew through a June 30 dead…

1 hour ago(0)

Shots reported in building on Washington Navy Yard campus, lockdown underway, spokesman says

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shots reported in building on Washington Navy Yard campus, lockdown underway, spokesman says.

1 hour ago(0)

Last funeral for victim of Charleston shooting in Columbia

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The last of the funerals for the nine victims of the Charleston church shooting is scheduled for South Carolina's capita…

1 hour ago(0)

1 dead after stabbing at southwest Ohio apartment complex

SPRINGDALE, Ohio (AP) — Police say one person is dead after multiple people were stabbed at an apartment complex in southwest Ohio, including …

1 hour ago(0)

New warden, increased security after New York prison escape

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A new superintendent has been named at the maximum-security prison in upstate New York where two inmates escaped last mont…

1 hour ago(0)
Train derailment, fire prompts evacuation in Tennessee

Train derailment, fire prompts evacuation in Tennessee

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — At least one car of a CSX train carrying a flammable and toxic substance derailed and caught fire in eastern Tennessee…

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Bodies found believed to be missing Phoenix-area couple

MARICOPA, Ariz. (AP) — The bodies of a man and a woman believed to be a Phoenix-area couple missing for a week have been recovered, authoritie…

2 hours ago(0)

Brooklyn man gets prison time in biker melee

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York man who took part in a 2013 assault on a sport utility driver by a group of motorcyclists is heading to prison.

3 hours ago(0)

Arizona copper mine stirs debate pitting profits vs religion

SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Outside of an aging mining town in the mountains east of Phoenix, a copper company has burrowed a shaft 1.3 miles into …

3 hours ago(0)

Police: Woman, 90, accidentally fatally hits friend, 89

OCEANSIDE, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a 90-year-old woman helping a friend move her car accidentally struck and killed the 89-year-old woman on Lo…

4 hours ago(0)
Church fires common, but usually not the result of arson

Church fires common, but usually not the result of arson

GREELEYVILLE, S.C. (AP) — As investigators probe the cause of a fire that destroyed a rural South Carolina black church rebuilt after the Ku K…

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Episcopalians OK allowing gay marriage in churches

Episcopalians OK allowing gay marriage in churches

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Episcopal Church has completed its embrace of gay rights, changing church law to allow same-sex religious marriages …

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Heeding Francis, Iowa Catholic leaders to pressure '16 field

Heeding Francis, Iowa Catholic leaders to pressure '16 field

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Roman Catholic leaders in the early voting state of Iowa will call Thursday on candidates for president to follow the …

6 hours ago(0)
Many but not all in GOP object as US, Cuba plan embassies

Many but not all in GOP object as US, Cuba plan embassies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Loud but hardly universal catcalls from Republicans underscored the obstacles and opportunities ahead as U.S. and Cuban lead…

6 hours ago(0)
Solid hiring expected for June as US job market nears normal

Solid hiring expected for June as US job market nears normal

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers likely hired at another strong pace in June, a sign that the job market is nearing full health and giving the…

6 hours ago(0)

Ex-state senator facing up to 20 years on racketeering

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A former California state senator — once considered a leading candidate for a statewide office — is facing up to 20 years…

6 hours ago(0)