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Memorial Mass for 2 Nuns Killed in Their Mississippi Home

A memorial Mass will be held Monday for two 68-year-old nuns who were killed in their Mississippi home, even as authorities continue to investigate the stabbing. A man from about ...


Clinton Proposes Plan to Address Mental Health Treatment

Hillary Clinton is rolling out a comprehensive plan to address millions of Americans coping with mental illness, pointing to the need to fully integrate mental health services into the nation's ...


Trump Plans Detailed Immigration Talk as Questions Remain

Donald Trump says he'll deliver a detailed speech Wednesday on his proposal to crack down on illegal immigration — but it's anyone's guess what he will say.

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Dak Prescott Likely to Start for the Cowboys

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Tony Romo is out with yet another back injury and it's unknown when he will return, although Dallas coach Jason Garrett says he expects his star ...


Judge Blocks Transgender Bathroom Law for 3 Plaintiffs

A federal judge has temporarily ruled that the University of North Carolina can't block two transgender students and an employee from using bathrooms that match their gender identity.


Slain Nuns Leave Void in Mississippi Community They Served

In the rural Mississippi community they served, two nuns found slain in their home "would do anything for anybody," friends said.


Clinton Defends Family Foundation, Says Work Will Continue

Hillary Clinton defended her family's foundation on Friday, saying that the charitable work it has conducted is in line with American values.


Top French Court Rules Burkini Bans Violate Basic Freedoms

France's top administrative court overturned a ban on burkinis in a Mediterranean town, in a decision Friday that should set legal precedent regarding a swimsuit crackdown that has divided the ...


Two Nuns Found Slain in Mississippi Home; Motive Unclear

Authorities say two Catholic nuns have been found slain in a Mississippi home where they lived.

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Dak Prescott Expected to Play Against Seattle in the Second Half Tonight

Dak Prescott shrugs at the suggestion that the Dallas rookie quarterback's startling success in two preseason games is a product of what skeptics might call the "vanilla" defenses of the ...


Welcome to the Trump-Clinton Conspiracy Election

It's a conspiracy: The 2016 campaign features one candidate who warned against the "vast right-wing conspiracy" and another who was a leader of the so-called "birther" movement.


AP-NORC Poll: Gender Matters, but Does it Hurt or Help?

There's no "glass ceiling" keeping a woman from the presidential nomination anymore, but most Americans still think Hillary Clinton's gender will influence the November election. They're just divided on whether ...


Leader of British Movement to Leave EU Joins Trump at Rally

Republican nominee Donald Trump is linking his "movement to take back the country" to Britain's surprising vote to leave the European Union.


Mississippi Islamic State Recruit Gets 8 Years in Prison

A Mississippi man who once tried to join the Islamic State group credited arresting FBI agents with saving his life as he was sentenced to eight years in prison Wednesday, ...


Georgia Man Who Threw Boiled Water on Gay Men Gets 40 Years

A judge sentenced a Georgia man to 40 years in prison Wednesday for throwing boiled water on a gay couple sleeping in an apartment, leaving them with severe burns that ...