Activists and the Florida high school students fanned out across Chicago’s South Side, knocking on doors and registering people to vote. They plan a

Florida shooting survivors join with Chicago students in voter registration drive

The Parkland, Fla., students joined with kids in Chicago to register young voters.

Sessions set to address nation's sheriffs in New Orleans

June 17
Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen are among the speakers slated to address a gathering of the nation's sheriffs in New Orleans.

Art festival on verge of being shut down when shots rang out

June 17
A 24-hour arts and music festival in New Jersey was on the verge of being shut down because of numerous fights when gunfire erupted, authorities said. One suspect was killed and 22 people, including two other suspects, were injured.
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Compulsive video-game playing now new mental health problem

The World Health Organization says compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a new mental health condition — a move that some critics warn may risk stigmatizing its young players.
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Family separation policy starts dividing Republicans

The emotional policy of separating children from their parents is also starting to divide Republicans and their allies as Democrats turn up the pressure.
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3:35am

Police seek suspect after Maryland man shot while driving

Maryland State Police say they are looking for a suspect after a man was shot while driving.
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Michael Jackson's elephant escapes enclosure at Florida zoo

An elephant that once lived at Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch briefly escaped its enclosure at a Florida zoo.
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3:20am

Authorities: Teen killed in drive-by shooting during cookout

Authorities say a 16-year-old was killed and three others were injured in a drive-by shooting during a cookout in Georgia.
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3:10am

Billionaire group won't back GOP nom in Virginia Senate race

A tea party group backed by billionaire conservatives plans to sit out the U.S. Senate race in Virginia.
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3:00am

Authorities: Woman leaves 3-year-old in vehicle overnight

Authorities say a Florida woman left a 3-year-old girl in a vehicle overnight, where she was overheated and drifted in and out of consciousness.
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2:25am

AP Was There: The age of climate change begins

On June 23, 1988, a top NASA scientist told Congress and the world that global warming had arrived. NASA scientist James Hansen predicted that 1988 would be the world's hottest year on record, thanks to the burning of fossil fuels that released heat-trapping gases.
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2:25am

James Hansen wishes he wasn't so right about global warming

James Hansen wishes he was wrong. He wasn't.
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2:15am

Global warming cooks up 'a different world' over 3 decades

We were warned.
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2:05am

First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated

First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border and hopes "both sides of the aisle" can reform the nation's immigration laws, according to a statement from her office.
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1:00am

Giuliani says Trump may consider pardons after Russia probe

Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Sunday the president might pardon his jailed, onetime campaign chairman and others ensnared in the Russia investigation once special counsel Robert Mueller's work wraps up, if he believed they were treated "unfairly."
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FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2017, file photo, first lady Melania Trump addresses a luncheon at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York. Trump

First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated

First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border and hopes "both sides of the aisle" can reform the nation's immigration laws, according to a statement from her office Sunday about the controversy.
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12:45am

The Latest: SUV in fatal Texas crash suspected of smuggling

The Latest on the fatal SUV crash in South Texas (all times local):
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12:35am

Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas

Inside an old warehouse in South Texas, hundreds of children wait in a series of cages created by metal fencing. One cage had 20 children inside. Scattered about are bottles of water, bags of chips and large foil sheets intended to serve as blankets.
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12:30am

In DC primary, minimum wage is the main topic of discussion

The mayor and congressional delegate may top the ballot in Washington, D.C.'s primary on Tuesday, but the real drama for voters has to do with waiters, waitresses, bartenders and busboys.
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AP FACT CHECK: More Trump falsehoods on NKorea, immigration

President Donald Trump is exaggerating the achievements of his Singapore summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, claiming the North has destroyed missile launch sites and no longer has "rockets flying over the place."
Variety
12:10am

Wisconsin residents reminisce on 2008 flood

Ten years ago, southern Wisconsin was a wet mess.
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12:10am

Minnesota woman marks 10 years as a priest

Ten years ago, a Winona woman decided God's calling was more important than being in good standing with her church.
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June 17
In this image tweeted by David Caltabiano of KABB/WOAI, a heavily damaged SUV is seen on Texas Highway 85 in Big Wells, Texas, after crashing while ca

5 dead as SUV chased by Border Patrol crashes in South Texas

At least five people were killed and several others hurt Sunday as an SUV carrying more than a dozen people during a suspected "smuggling event" crashed while fleeing from Border Patrol agents in South Texas, authorities said.