Tuesday, September 26, 2017

National

Leshea White and Kimberly Stallworth hug their uncle Roger Bracey, who was at Burnette Chapel Church of Christ when shots were fired, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Antioch, Tenn.

BY KRISTIN M. HALL and JOHN RABY NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The pastor shouted “Run, run, gunshots!” and congregants hid under pews or in bathrooms as a masked man armed ...
In this Sept. 5, 2017, file photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks at the Justice Department in Washington.

BY SADIE GURMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — Violent crime in America rose for the second straight year 2016, driven by a spoke in killings in some major cities, but remained near ...
Jennifer Lopez announces her new hurricane recovery efforts for Puerto Rico Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017 in New York. She pledge to donate time and money help the recovery efforts.

NEW YORK (AP) — Jennifer Lopez has pledged $1 million toward hurricane relief efforts in her family’s native Puerto Rico. Lopez announced during a news conference with New York Gov. ...
Trees are reflected in the water in the Buena Vista community in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017.

BY DANICA COTO SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s nonvoting representative in the U.S. Congress said Sunday that Hurricane Maria’s destruction has set the island back decades, even ...
In this Aug. 7, 2017, photo, Kenneth Parker Ulrich, left, a research technician at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, prepares to collect a blood sample from Erricka Hager, a participant in the "All of Us" research program in Pittsburgh

BY LAURAN NEERGAARD WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. researchers are getting ready to recruit more than 1 million people for an unprecedented study to learn how our genes, environments and lifestyles ...
Cleveland Browns quarterback DeShone Kizer (7) is hit as he throws by Indianapolis Colts defensive end Johnathan Hankins (95) during the first half of an NFL football game in Indianapolis, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017.

BY ARNIE STAPLETON President Donald Trump probably didn’t realize he’d struck such a nerve with NFL players when he implored team owners to “get that son of a bitch off ...
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks to the media, accompanied by Senate Majority Whip Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, in Washington.

BY RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR WASHINGTON (AP) — Memo to Republican senators: Many of the states President Donald Trump won last year would lose significant federal financing under the last-ditch Republican health ...
In this photo taken Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, passengers board an Alaska Airlines jet from the rear using stairs at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport in Anchorage, Alaska.

BY MARK THIESSEN ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Claire Richardson remembers taking off from Nome in an airplane uniquely configured for Alaska when a horrible smell seeped into the passenger area. ...
President Donald Trump listens during a luncheon with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in New York

BY CHRISTOPHER RUGABER WASHINGTON (AP) — Most business economists expect the Trump administration’s efforts to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement will make no difference to the U.S. economy ...
This undated photo provided in 2017 by a former member of the Word of Faith Fellowship shows founder Jane Whaley with children at the church in Spindale, N.C.

BY MITCH WEISS and HOLBROOK MOHR SPINDALE, N.C. (AP) — When Randy Fields’ construction company faced potential ruin because of the cratering economy, he pleaded with his pastor at Word ...
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