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FILE - This April 5, 2018 file photo shows Jameillah Smiley holding a framed photograph of her son, Ricky Boyd, at her home in Savannah, Ga. Police were justified in fatally shooting Ricky Boyd, a 20-year-old man, a grand jury said Wednesday, May 23, 2018 after concluding that he pointed a BB pistol at officers who had come to arrest him.  (AP Photo/Russ Bynum, File)
Chief defends officers cleared by grand jury in shootingA Georgia police chief says officers acted professionally and appropriately when they fatally shot a 20-year-old man in January, and he urged the public to review all the evidence in the case
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Women visit a memorial for the Santa Fe High School shooting victims outside the school Wednesday, May 23, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas. (Godofredo A. Vasquez /Houston Chronicle via AP)
Texas governor meeting with students, shooting survivorsFocus of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's meetings on school safety and mass shootings shifting to those closest to the violence of recent attacks
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Boston Globe probes text allegation against top editorBoston Globe executives are investigating an allegation that the newspaper's top editor had an inappropriate text exchange with a former employee
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Bus driver charged in crash that killed student, teacherA school bus driver is facing death by auto charges stemming from a New Jersey crash that killed a student and a teacher earlier this month
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FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2017, file photo, Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., speaks during the 2017 Capitol Christmas Tree lighting ceremony on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington. The head of the Montana Democratic Party on Thursday, May 23, 2018,  asked for a congressional ethics investigation into whether Gianforte lied to the police and the public when he assaulted a reporter last year. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
APNewsBreak: Ethics complaint made over 2017 reporter attackThe head of the Montana Democratic Party is asking for a congressional ethics investigation into whether Republican U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte lied about his attack of a reporter last year
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FILE - In this April 30, 2015, file photo, shows missing student Elizabeth Elena Laguna Salgado's parents Libertad Edith Salgado and Julio Cesar Laguna speaking during a news conference in Provo, Utah, after traveling from their home in Chiapas, Mexico.  According to the Deseret News, investigators confirmed Wednesday, May 23, 2018 that they have found the remains of Salgado who had been missing for more than three years.  (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
Police: Missing Mexican woman's body found in Utah canyonUtah police say they've found the body of a woman who disappeared on the way home from English class three years ago, shortly after she moved from Mexico
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FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2017, file photo, Dr. Larry Nassar appears in court for a plea hearing in Lansing, Mich. Michigan State University has reached a $500 million settlement with hundreds of women and girls who say they were sexually assaulted by Nassar in the worst sex-abuse case in sports history. The deal was announced Wednesday, May 16, 2018, by Michigan State and lawyers for 332 victims. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
Emails show deception by Nassar, USA GymnasticsEmails show USA Gymnastics in 2015 came up with false excuses to account for the absence of a sports doctor who had been accused of sexually assaulting female athletes
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FILE  - In this Oct. 4, 2017 file photo, part of Reno Ave. near South Las Vegas Blvd is blocked with police tape in the aftermath of a mass shooting in Las Vegas. Police in Las Vegas promised to release dispatch logs and additional officer reports on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, providing more witness accounts of the chaos, carnage and compassion during the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The scheduled release of documents follows a court order in a public records lawsuit by The Associated Press and other media organizations seeking information about the Oct. 1 shooting. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Chaos of Las Vegas shooting promoted fears of wider attackGunshots came so rapidly during the deadliest mass shooting in the nation's modern history that one Las Vegas police officer feared he was facing a fully stocked assault team with tactical gear
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In this Wednesday, May 23, 2018, photo, Sky Running Enemy, left, and his sister, Kendalyn Running Enemy, are among about dozens of people who gathered in Elks Riverside Park in Great Falls, Mont. to protest the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline. They were joined by their mother, Debbie McShane, holding the American Indian Movement flag. Attorneys for the Trump administration were due in a Montana courtroom Thursday to defend the disputed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline against environmental groups that want to derail the project. (Karl Puckett/The Great Falls Tribune via AP)
Disputed pipeline backed by Trump is focus of court hearingAttorneys for the Trump administration are due in a Montana courtroom Thursday to defend the approval of TransCanada's disputed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline project.
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction shows death row inmate Robert Van Hook, convicted of the fatal 1985 strangling and stabbing of David Self, a man he met in a bar in Cincinnati. Attorneys for a condemned killer are asking that their client be spared, saying he experienced a "homosexual panic" of self-revulsion before killing the man he picked up at the Ohio bar. The Ohio Parole Board is scheduled to hear arguments on Thursday, May 24, 2018, for and against Van Hook's clemency request. (Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction via AP, File)
Condemned killer blames attack on 'homosexual panic'Attorneys for a condemned killer are asking that their client be spared, saying he experienced a "homosexual panic" of self-revulsion before killing a man he picked up at an Ohio bar
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South Carolina plans to use drones to remotely watch inmatesAfter spending years fighting to keep drones from flying over prisons, South Carolina corrections officials now plan to use the small unmanned aircraft to keep a remote eye on inmates
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FILE - In this March 21, 2016, file photo, Judge Thomas Estes presides in Eastern Hampshire District Court in Belchertown, Mass. The Supreme Judicial Court said Thursday, May 24, 2018, that Estes would be suspended without pay effective June 15. Estes admitted to having an affair with a clinical social worker that included sexual encounters at the courthouse. (Don Treeger/The Republican via AP, File)
Judge suspended for courthouse affair with social workerMassachusetts' highest court has indefinitely suspended a judge who admitted to having an affair with a clinical social worker that included sexual encounters at the courthouse
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