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Mother charged with murder in deaths of her 4 children

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – A mother in Tennessee has been charged with first-degree murder and child abuse and neglect in connection with the stabbing deaths of her four young children, authorities said Saturday. Shanynthia Gardner of Memphis was charged with four ...

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FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2016

Gay Talese will promote new book, backs off earlier comments

NEW YORK – Gay Talese has disavowed his disavowal. A day after saying the credibility of his upcoming book, “The Voyeur’s Motel,” was “down the toilet” because he felt he had been deceived by the story’s primary source, the celebrated author and journalist said he will be promoting it.

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A one-fifth size  scale model  of NASA's solar-powered Juno spacecraft is displayed at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif. on Friday. (Richard Vogel / Associated Press)

Journey to Jupiter: NASA spacecraft nears planet rendezvous

LOS ANGELES – Jupiter takes center stage with the arrival next week of a NASA spacecraft built to peek through its thick, swirling clouds and map the planet from the inside out. The solar-powered Juno spacecraft is on the final leg of a five-year, 1.8 billion-mile voyage to the biggest planet in the solar system.

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California governor signs stringent gun bills, vetoes others

Gov. Jerry Brown signed six stringent gun-control measures Friday that will require people to turn in high-capacity magazines and mandate background checks for ammunition sales, as California Democrats seek to strengthen gun laws that are already among the strictest in the nation.

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U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, right, talks during a conference at the Aspen Institute in Aspen, Colo., on Friday. (Jordan Curet / Associated Press)

Attorney general wishes she hadn’t met with Bill Clinton at Phoenix airport

WASHINGTON – Attorney General Loretta Lynch is expressing regret that she sat down with Bill Clinton while his wife is under federal criminal investigation, a chance encounter she acknowledges “cast a shadow” on the public’s perception of a case bound to influence the presidential campaign. “I certainly wouldn’t do it again,” Lynch said of the meeting. For Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic nominee, the episode raised the risk that voters will see her anew as half of a power couple that makes its own rules.

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Krulitz: History was made

Former Shoshone County Commissioner Sherry Krulitz, of Pinehurst, puts the nomination of Hillary Clinton as the Democratic presidential candidate into perspective: "I'm the proud mother of two daughters. And whether ...

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