Employees of the Henry Pratt Company file out out of the building near where there was a mass shooting in Aurora, Ill. Feb. 15, 2019. Five people were

Police: Aurora attacker used gun he shouldn't have owned

The man who opened fire and killed five co-workers including the plant manager, human resources manager and an intern working his first day at a suburban Chicago manufacturing warehouse, took a gun he wasn't supposed to have to a job he was about to lose.

Chicago police: Jussie Smollett assault case has 'shifted'

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In this May 14, 2018, file photo, Jussie Smollett, a cast member in the TV series "Empire," attends the Fox Networks Group 2018 programming presentati
Chicago police said Saturday the investigation into the assault reported by Jussie Smollett has "shifted" due to information received from two brothers questioned in the case, and attorneys for the "Empire" actor blasted reports alleging he played a role in his own attack.

Google reaped millions in tax breaks as it secretly expanded its footprint in U.S.

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Google leases about 200,000 square feet in this building in Austin, Texas.
The company has reaped millions in tax breaks as it secretly expanded in U.S.
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Mother who helped free son from Venezuelan jail praised

The family and friends of a Utah woman who spent nearly two years pushing to get her son freed from a Venezuelan jail was remembered for her fearlessness and determination at her funeral Saturday.
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Patrick Caddell, pollster to Jimmy Carter, dies at 68

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MN Lottery

MINNEAPOLIS _ These Minnesota lotteries were drawn Saturday:8-7-3(eight, seven, three)16-27-32-47-51, Star Ball: 6, ASB: 2(sixteen, twenty-seven, thirty-two, forty-seven, fifty-one; Star Ball: six; ASB: two)Estimated jackpot:…
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Winning numbers drawn in 'Lotto America' game

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Aurora shooting victims ranged from intern to plant manager

The victims of a disgruntled employee who opened fire at a suburban Chicago industrial warehouse were co-workers ranging from an intern to the plant manager. A look at the victims:
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Minnesota Capitol sees change in addressing opioid crisis

Supporters of bills to fight opioid abuse and addiction think they have the votes at the Minnesota Legislature to pass a comprehensive response to the crisis.
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Controversial algorithms help decide who stays in jail

Eddie Armstrong had been sitting in the Dane County Jail for nearly two weeks when a judge set him free to await trial. His release was based in part on computer-generated scores that rated Armstrong's likelihood to return to court as fair and predicted he had a good chance of not committing a new crime.
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Aurora attacker took gun to work he shouldn't have owned

The man who opened fire and killed five co-workers including the plant manager, human resources manager and an intern working his first day at a suburban Chicago manufacturing warehouse, took a gun he wasn't supposed to have to a job he was about to lose.
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Key moments in actor Jussie Smollett's Chicago attack

"Empire" actor and R&B singer Jussie Smollett told Chicago police last month that two men physically attacked him and yelled racial and homophobic slurs.
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The American bison, or buffalo, was once prolific across the western U.S. before the years immediately following the Civil War, when they were killed

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Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game

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The Latest: Smollett says no truth he played role in attack

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Winning numbers drawn in 'Megabucks' game

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Winning numbers drawn in 'Badger 5' game

MADISON, Wis. _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Wisconsin Lottery's "Badger 5" game were:04-05-08-27-30(four, five, eight, twenty-seven, thirty)Estimated jackpot: $130,000¶ Maximum…
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Manhole fires force evacuation of NYC theater complex

A series of manhole fires in midtown Manhattan on Saturday forced the evacuation of a theater complex where performances of plays including "Jersey Boys" and "Avenue Q" were underway.
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Winning numbers drawn in 'SuperCash' game

MADISON, Wis. _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Wisconsin Lottery's "SuperCash" game were:01-02-07-14-24-33, Doubler: N(one, two, seven, fourteen, twenty-four, thirty-three; Doubler:…
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Winning numbers drawn in '5 Card Cash' game

MADISON, Wis. _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Wisconsin Lottery's "5 Card Cash" game were:AC-JS-KS-2C-4D(AC, JS, KS, 2C, 4D)
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4 dead after Mississippi hostage standoff, shooting

Authorities say four people are dead and a suspect is in custody after a domestic dispute in Mississippi led to a fatal hostage standoff.