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Bound bodies of 2 found in Philly river; 3rd hurt

By SEAN CARLIN (PHILADELPHIA, AP) — The bodies of two men who had been bound with duct tape, stabbed and weighed down with makeshift anchors were pulled from a river…

Rain delays Burning Man voyagers at Reno Wal-Mart

By SCOTT SONNER (RENO, Nev., AP) — Hundreds of travelers on the road to Burning Man in their quest for oneness with nature and celebration of self-expression on a peaceful…

5 things to know about case against Texas’ Perry

By PAUL J. WEBER (AUSTIN, Texas, AP) — In the week since he was indicted for abuse of power and public coercion, Texas Gov. Rick Perry and his supporters have…

Obama in Washington for meetings on Iraq, Missouri

By JULIE PACE (WASHINGTON, AP) — Taking a two-day break from summer vacation, President Barack Obama returned to work at the White House Monday, replacing images of him bicycling and…

US rethinks giving excess military gear to police

By TAMI ABDOLLAH and ERIC TUCKER (WASHINGTON, AP) — After a decade of sending military equipment to civilian police departments across the country, federal officials are reconsidering the idea in light…

Cops: Amish girls kidnapped by more than 1 person

By GEORGE M. WALSH (ALBANY, N.Y., AP) — A New York sheriff says two young Amish sisters now safe at home were kidnapped from their family farm stand and police…

Congressman wants to curb military surplus program

By MATTHEW DALY (WASHINGTON, AP) — Images of police outfitted in paramilitary gear clashing with protesters in suburban St. Louis are giving new impetus to efforts to rein in a…

AP video journalist, translator killed in Gaza

(BEIT LAHIYA, Gaza Strip, AP) — An Associated Press video journalist and a freelance Palestinian translator assisting him were killed in an ordnance explosion Wednesday while working on an assignment…

Family of US man held in NKorea to make statement

By AMANDA LEE MYERS (CINCINNATI, AP) — The wife and three children of an American man charged with “anti-state” crimes in North Korea are planning to attend a news conference…

US bots flagged Ebola before outbreak announced

By RODRIQUE NGOWI (BOSTON, AP) — The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is focusing a spotlight on an online tool run by experts in Boston that flagged a “mystery hemorrhagic…