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FILE - This Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, file photo shows an arrangement of pills of the opioid oxycodone-acetaminophen in New York. Newly released federal data shows how drugmakers and distributors increased shipments of opioid painkillers across the U.S. as the nation’s addiction crisis accelerated from 2006 to 2012. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison, File)
Federal data shows opioid shipments ballooned as crisis grewNewly released federal data shows that drug companies shipped more prescription opioids as an overdose crisis grew
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People pass the sidewalk area where Eric Garner was apprehended by the police in the Staten Island borough of New York, Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Federal prosecutors won't bring charges against New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo in the 2014 chokehold death of Garner. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
The Latest: Officer in chokehold death case is 'gratified'A lawyer says Officer Daniel Pantaleo is "gratified" that the Justice Department carefully reviewed his case rather than what he calls the "lies and inaccuracies" surrounding it.
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FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2017, file photo provided by U.S. law enforcement, authorities escort Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, center, from a plane to a waiting caravan of SUVs at Long Island MacArthur Airport, in Ronkonkoma, N.Y. Guzman, who was convicted in February 2019 on multiple conspiracy counts in an epic drug-trafficking case, will be sentenced in a New York courtroom on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. (U.S. law enforcement via AP, File)
Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' faces sentencing in US caseWhether the notorious Mexican drug lord known as "El Chapo" will go quietly is the biggest question at his sentencing in New York City
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Activist Walter Ritte, left, and others lay chained to a cattle grate blocking a road at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain, Monday, July 15, 2019, in Mauna Kea, Hawaii, protesting the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)
Telescope viewing suspended as protesters block Hawaii roadOpponents of building a giant telescope on a mountain some Native Hawaiians consider sacred say they tried unsuccessfully Tuesday to negotiate access to the summit while the road is closed
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Elephant keeper Monica Uhl cools off "Reba", an Asian elephant at the Phoenix Zoo, Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in Phoenix. Forecasters are predicting that the temperature on Tuesday could hit a scorching high of 115 degrees. The Phoenix Zoo use spraying, frozen treats and shaded area's to keep their animals cool. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Temperature in Phoenix spikes to hottest of the yearThe temperature in Phoenix hit a whopping 115 degrees, making it the city's hottest day so far this year
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Activist Walter Ritte, left, and others lay chained to a cattle grate blocking a road at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain, Monday, July 15, 2019, in Mauna Kea, Hawaii, protesting the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)
Protesters seek Hawaii mountain access during road closureOpponents of building a giant telescope on a mountain some Native Hawaiians consider sacred say they tried unsuccessfully Tuesday to negotiate access to the summit while the road is closed
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Apollo 11 astronaut Mike Collins, left, makes comments as Apollo 9 astronaut Rusty Schweickart listens during a news conference Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in Cocoa Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
Apollo 11 astronaut returns to launch pad 50 years laterApollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returns to launch pad 50 years later
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Migrants line up along an entrance to the border crossing as they wait to apply for asylum in the United States, Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in Tijuana, Mexico. Dozens of immigrants lined up Tuesday at a major Mexico border crossing, waiting to learn how the Trump administration's plans to end most asylum protections would affect their hopes of taking refuge in the United States. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Trump's new asylum rules go into effect, and opponents sueHundreds of immigrants showed up at border crossings in hopes of getting into the U.S. but faced the likelihood of being turned away
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LA County to pay $53M over strip searches of female inmatesLos Angeles County will pay $53 million to settle a lawsuit that alleged tens of thousands of women were given invasive group strip searches at a jail
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Attorneys Allen Sawyer, center, and Ken Rosenfeld, right, for Naason Joaquin Garcia, the leader of a Mexico-based evangelical church with a worldwide membership, attend a bail review hearing for Garcia in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday, July 15, 2019. Prosecutors have asked a judge to hold Garcia without bail on charges of child rape and human trafficking. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times via AP, Pool)
No bail for Mexican megachurch leader in child rape caseThe leader of Mexican megachurch La Luz del Mundo will be held without bail on charges of child rape and human trafficking; lawyers for Naasón Joaquín García say they will appeal
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Camper chased by man with knife glad to be back with familyThe woman who went missing from a remote campground in California's White Mountains after she says she was confronted by a man with a knife spoke about being reunited with her family
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File - In this July 26, 2018, file photo, U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt waits to speak during the annual state of Colorado energy luncheon sponsored by the Colorado Petroleum council in Denver. The headquarters of the U.S. government's largest land agency will move from the nation's capital to western Colorado, a Republican senator said Monday, July 15, 2019, a high-profile component of the Trump administration's plan to reorganize management of the nation's natural resources. Rep. Raul M. Grijalva, D-Arizona, chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee, attacked the headquarters move and noted that Grand Junction is not far from Interior Secretary David Bernhardt's hometown of Rifle, Colorado. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
Feds: Moving land agency will save money, improve decisionsThe Trump administration says it can save taxpayers millions of dollars and trim a "top heavy" office in Washington by moving the headquarters of the Bureau of Land Management to Colorado and dispersing scores of jobs across 11 Western states
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