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June 22, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Jefferson Parish Sheriff Officers respond to the shooting death of a deputy who initiated a pedestrian stop in front of a Dunkin’ Donuts Wednesday, June 22, 2016, in Harvey, La. The pedestrian fired on the deputy and fled the scene and is still at large. (Matthew Hinton/The New Orleans Advocate via AP) HARVEY, La. (AP) [&hellip...

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Can Google Glass help autistic children read faces?

June 22, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Like many autistic children, Julian Brown has trouble reading emotions in people’s faces, one of the biggest challenges for people with the neurological disorder. Now the 10-year-old San Jose boy is getting help from...

Psychologists behind CIA interrogation tactics deny torture

June 22, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The acknowledgement by two former Air Force psychologists that they used waterboarding and other harsh tactics against detainees in the war on terror is a striking development, according to a human rights lawyer. “It’s...

FBI: Indiana 18-year-old tried to join Islamic State

June 21, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — FBI agents arrested an 18-year-old from suburban Indianapolis as he tried to board a bus to New York and join the Islamic State terror group overseas, federal authorities said Tuesday. Akram Musleh of Brownsburg was arrested without...

Hundreds of new evacuations across West as wildfires surge

June 21, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

A large plume of smoke from a wildfire rises above a hillside just north of Azusa, Calif., Monday, June 20, 2016. New wildfires erupted in Southern California as an intensifying heat wave stretching from the West Coast to New Mexico blistered the region with...

Judge: US agency lacks authority to set rules on fracking

June 21, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A judge has ruled that federal regulators lack the authority to set rules for hydraulic fracturing, dealing another setback to the Obama administration’s efforts to tighten how fossil fuels are mined. In an order signed Tuesday,...

New fires erupt in California as heatwave sears Southwest

June 20, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — New wildfires erupted Monday near Los Angeles and chased people from their suburban homes as an intense heatwave stretching from the West Coast to New Mexico blistered the region. Towering columns of smoke rose from the San Gabriel...

NYC police officials charged in bribery corruption scandal

June 20, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — Two high-ranking New York Police Department officers were arrested Monday on charges they took over $100,000 worth of free flights, prostitutes, expensive meals and other bribes in exchange for providing a “private police force”...

911 transcript: Orlando gunman said he was Islamic soldier

June 20, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Orlando gunman Omar Mateen identified himself as an Islamic soldier in calls with authorities during his rampage and warned a crisis negotiator that in coming days “you’re going to see more of this type of action going...

Colorado woman pries open mountain lion’s jaws to rescue son

June 18, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

DENVER (AP) — Summoned by the sound of screams, a Colorado woman raced to her front yard to find a terrifying sight: A mountain lion was hunched over her 5-year-old son, biting him. The woman charged the animal, yanked away one of its paws and discovered...