Century-old letter appears in Lincoln mail carrier's stack

Century-old letter appears in Lincoln mail carrier's stack

A Lincoln mail carrier faced a difficult task earlier this month when he found a letter sent more than 100 years ago in his pile.

Pentagon might deport some immigrants that it had promised citizenship

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Man catches teen falling from NY park ride: 'It's OK to let go'

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Matthew Howard Sr. was just leaving a New York amusement park Saturday evening with his family when he heard someone screaming for help.
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Cosby venue could move to California in sex abuse lawsuit

The stage for Bill Cosby's next legal challenge shifts to California with a hearing scheduled Tuesday to set a trial date in a lawsuit accusing him of sexually assaulting a teen at the Playboy Mansion more than 40 years ago.
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Fourth of July fireworks discouraged for sake of bald eagles

Independence Day traditions in one small Connecticut town are clashing with an effort to protect an iconic symbol of the United States.
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The Latest: Iranian FM calls US travel ban 'misplaced'

The Latest on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to partially reinstate President Donald Trump's travel ban (all times local):
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FILE - In this May 6, 2017, file photo, Rascal Flatts' Gary LeVox, Jay...

Rascal Flatts surprise Wisconsin bride and groom at wedding reception

A bride and groom in Wisconsin got some surprise entertainment over the weekend when country music trio Rascal Flatts stopped by their wedding reception.
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Girl who fell from NY amusement park ride out of hospital

A 14-year-old Delaware girl who survived falling off a New York amusement park ride has been released from a hospital.
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Detroit house fire kills 3-year-old twins, grandmother

A woman who died along with her 3-year-old twin grandsons following an early-morning house fire Tuesday in Detroit was found inside with one of the children in her arms, apparently trying to escape the blaze, a fire official said.
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Police: 9-year-old boy dies after shooting in Indianapolis

Police say a 9-year-old boy has died after being shot at an Indianapolis apartment complex.
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Flint extends contract for Detroit-area water supply

Flint has extended its water contract with the Great Lakes Water Authority to September as the impoverished Michigan city struggles to recover from a lead-tainted water crisis.
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3 sentenced in Mississippi in police officers' deaths

Three people who pleaded guilty in connection to the deaths of two Mississippi police officers have been sentenced.
National
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Trump takes another swipe at CNN following resignations

President Donald Trump used the resignations of three CNN journalists involved in a retracted Russia-related story to resume his attack on the network's credibility Tuesday.
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Inmate details 4 prison killings: 'I did it for nothing'

One by one, Denver Simmons recalled, he and his partner lured inmates into his cell. William Scruggs was promised cookies in exchange for doing some laundry; Jimmy Ham thought he was coming to snort some crushed pills.
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Yale sues Connecticut over gender-neutral restrooms

Yale University is suing Connecticut over its plan to turn single-user restrooms into gender-neutral bathrooms at its law school.
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Teens accused of blowing money on jewelry, cars and teeth

Six Florida teens are accused of stealing a man's life savings and blowing it on jewelry, cars and even gold teeth.
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“I could tell my clients to relax, at least for the next few months,” said Abdulwahid Osman, a Somali-American immigration lawyer in the Twin Cities.

Good sign or bad? Minnesota refugees study travel ban ruling for hints

Ban supporters say the decision largely vindicated Trump. But opponents point out that most refugees coming to Minnesota have family or other ties to the state, so few would be affected by the order.
Variety
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Male, female, X: DC giving drivers a new option on licenses

The District of Columbia is giving residents a new gender option on their driver's licenses or identification cards issued by the city's department of motor vehicles.
Nation
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Police: Boy dies after being shot in yard of Chicago home

Police say a 13-year-old boy has died after being shot in the backyard of a Chicago home.
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The Supreme Court gave President Trump a partial victory in reinstating most of his travel ban, while it reviews the merits of the ban.

Trump travel ban partly reinstated; court arguments set for fall

The Supreme Court is allowing President Donald Trump to forge ahead with a limited version of his ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries to the U.S.
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Ruling in travel ban leaves myriad questions unanswered

The Supreme Court's decision to partially reinstate President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban has left the effort to keep some foreigners out of the United States in a murky middle ground, with unanswered questions and possibly more litigation ahead.
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Who can get around the travel ban?

Even as it allowed a limited version of the Trump administration's travel ban to take effect for now, the Supreme Court carved out a major exception.
National
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Supreme Court playground ruling feeds school voucher debate

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and other proponents of school voucher programs are praising a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that said a Lutheran church was wrongly…